Employment Opportunities


Waldeck & Patterson seeks an experienced litigation associate attorney to help with an active trial docket of civil defense cases. Qualified candidate must have at a minimum 2 years of practical litigation experience and be licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. Candidates should embrace working in a high energy environment, be organized self-starters with solid work ethic and be ready to join an amazing team. We offer a positive environment with benefits and 401K available. Please e-mail your resume, transcript, writing sample and introductory letter to Meagan Blackwell-Patterson at MeaganP@waldeckpatterson.com.

Legal Secretary

Waldeck & Patterson seeks an experienced full-time litigation Legal Secretary to work for a named partner and several associates to help with an active trial docket of civil defense cases.  Candidates should be familiar with both Missouri and Kansas procedure and embrace providing essential secretarial duties including:  transcription; preparing, drafting and formatting pleadings, correspondence, appellate briefs, and other court documents; proofreading correspondence and court documents; filing; being a  client liaison; management of lawyers’ diaries; file administration, scheduling and maintaining a partner’s busy litigation docket including arranging travel, meetings, hearings, depositions, mediations and other various projects and administrative responsibilities as required.

Qualified candidate must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role, exceptional communication and writing skills, at least a high school diploma or equivalent with college or business school preferred.  Fast, accurate typing skills of 80WPM+, the ability to work autonomously, a can-do attitude, detail oriented, highly organized work method, the ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure and problem solve, and distinguished Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point skills are essential.  Waldeck & Patterson offers great benefits and a competitive salary.  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with 1 hour lunch schedule, a business casual dress code and great people to work with.  Please submit a cover letter along with your resume and references to Meagan Blackwell-Patterson at meaganp@waldeckpatterson.com.

For any other inquiries, please contact Meagan Blackwell-Patterson.