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1L Summer Associate - Kansas City  

The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon is currently seeking talented, motivated and hardworking 1L Summer Associate candidates for our 2017 summer program. 

IP Prosecution Associate - Kansas City  
The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an associate in patent prosecution to join their Intellectual Property Section. Candidates will need to have 2-3 years of patent prosecution experience and be patent bar eligible. A technical background in Computer Engineering or Computer Science is preferred.  SHB offers a solid history and a proven reputation of excellence, with a support team of complex, science-intensive specialists and stellar resources to solidify its strength and leadership in IP prosecution. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree. 
Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation Associate - Kansas City  

The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking an associate with 2 years of experience for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation Division. We are seeking candidates licensed in Missouri and judicial clerkship experience is a plus. Candidates should have excellent writing skills with a strong academic record from a nationally respected law school and an equally impressive undergraduate degree.

 

Tort Junior Associate-Kansas City  

The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking a junior litigation associate with two to four years of experience to join the Tort Section. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Missouri. Experience defending personal injury and property damage cases is required. Experience drafting all types of pleadings and discovery is required and experience autonomously managing a docket of cases while reporting to partners and clients regarding case strategy is preferred. This particular position will be fast-paced, require briefing, full case management and direct interaction with clients and other team members.

Tort Senior Attorney-Kansas City  

The Kansas City office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP is seeking a senior litigation attorney with at least four years of experience to join the Tort Section. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Missouri. Experience defending all aspects of personal injury and property damage cases is required. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys fast-paced litigation and has experience with all aspects of defending a case, including taking and defending depositions, attending court hearings, drafting and arguing motions, and assisting significantly at trial. The job will include helping to manage and play a lead role in handling a case load of 30-40 cases and also requires ability to effectively communicate with clients, and supervision of other case team members.

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