Since our founding in 2015, we’ve been fortunate to work with an innovative team of legal professionals. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding opportunities for professional development and career growth, and a culture of innovation, learning, and collaboration.  We appreciate your interest in joining the SEED Law team and we’ve detailed the way we work with legal professionals and our opportunities here.
 
Business minded attorneys and paralegals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with SEED Law because of our law firm-level compensation, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers. Successful candidates have the commensurate level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent attorney or paralegal in a corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running. If you have the right skills, personality and experience, SEED Law can help you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Our contract team members serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the law firm office located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our well-organized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we choose to engage. Our onboarding process begins with an application and a resume and cover letter submission. For successful candidates, our hourly fee for billable work is between $75- $125 per hour and our paralegal rate begins at $20 per hour. Please see below for more details on what opportunities are available right now:

General Counsel Contract Attorney
We are seeking an experienced business law attorney to work with clients on a part-time basis, up to 25 hours per week. This a great opportunity for an attorney who has prior general counsel experience and is interested in working with a wide variety of small and medium sized businesses. Attorneys with expertise in transactional, tax, estate planning, intellectual property, and real estate law are encouraged to apply. This may be an extended term engagement with the possibility of full-time / permanent. The position would be based out of Kansas City or St. Louis with remote considered.

Professional Requirements for the General Counsel Attorneys: 

  • Client-minded and service-oriented
  • Experience completing matters in a law firm environment efficiently and independently with excellence from intake to close
  • 2+ years as a business or transactional law attorney at a corporate law firm or large corporate legal department
  • Experience assessing statutory compliance, interpreting and applying the law, and developing legal protection plans for business clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills; proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, for a diverse range of internal and external audiences
  • Dependable and organized, with demonstrated professionalism and awareness of time-sensitive issues, attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Strong academic credentials from an accredited law school
  • The ability to provide at least two references upon request
  • Licensed to practice law and in good-standing
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Access to a laptop and high-speed internet
  • Missouri bar membership; additional licensure a plus


Responsibilities of a Successful SEED Law General Counsel Attorney:

  • Provide excellent lawyering through client counseling, contract drafting and negotiation, research, and strategy

  • Educate clients about legal rights and obligations and suggesting courses of action in business and corporate matters
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations; make recommendations to management on how to respond to legal issues or proposed changes in laws and regulations
  • Draft and prepare documents and correspondence in a client-ready form and effectively present information to clients and senior management
  • Respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies, clients, and community members in a timely manner
  • Ongoing business development and lead cultivation
  • Provide exemplary client interaction through written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Provide litigation support or leadership when needed
  • Special projects as assigned


Position Details of the General Counsel Attorney Engagement:

  • Type of role: Contract Engagement
  • Start-date: As soon as possible
  • Schedule: 15-25 billable hours per week dependent on engagement
  • Location: Kansas City or St. Louis, Missouri; Remote considered
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience​; between $75- $125 per hour for billable work


 Paralegal (Legal Administrative Assistant)
We have open positions for experienced part-time paralegals, starting at 25 hours per week. Qualified candidates are those who possess a minimum of 3+ years of support experience in a law firm and have excellent organizational skills. This opportunity may be an extended term engagement with the possibility of full-time / permanent. The position would be based out of Kansas City with remote considered.

Professional Requirements for SEED Law Paralegals:

  • Experience working with and around confidential information
  • Must have exceptional typing skills, produce documents quickly and accurately, multi-task with excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Comfortable using, learning, and utilizing technology. Proficient understanding of widely used PC applications and productivity management systems, including Microsoft office Suite, Google Suite, and Adobe products
  • Experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Dependable and organized, with demonstrated professionalism and awareness of time-sensitive issues, attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Access to a laptop and high-speed internet
  • Must be a solutions and detailed oriented professional who is willing to research and document processes


Responsibilities of a Successful Paralegal: 

  • Process and monitor the Firm’s internal practice management software
  • Make and answer telephone calls professionally, answer inquiries, handle requests from callers, take messages, and arrange conference calls
  • Manage files, opens new matters as requested by attorneys, and maintain all relevant document inclusions for the files
  • Manage calendars and travel schedules for legal team
  • Conduct research and prepare supporting memos
  • Providing litigation support or leadership when needed
  • Special projects as assigned


Details of the Paralegal Engagement:

  • Type of Role: Contract Engagement; potential for permanent full-time
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Schedule: 25 hours per week
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri; Remote considered
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience​; begins at $20 per hour.  


SEED Law, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage all such candidates to apply.

 

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