Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
Evaluating issues and facilitating formulation of technical staff positions;
Coordinating preparation of testimony;
Preparing pleadings, motions and briefs;
Providing representation in hearings and pre-hearing conferences including, as necessary, making oral arguments, examining and cross-examining witnesses.
Providing legal advice and assistance to the Commission and/or its representatives concerning procedures, rules, regulations, legislative initiatives, and operations of Commission, including drafting or reviewing and commenting on memoranda, opinions, contracts, rules and other documents.
Actual Job Title will depend on commensurate experience.
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Graduate of an accredited law school.
Licensing & Certification:
Licensed and in good standing with the Supreme Court of Kansas at the time of appointment.
Minimum of three (3) years, preferably five (5) years of experience in litigation or appellant practice.
Excellent writing, legal research, and communication skills.
Strong case management experience, preferably in the areas of regulatory, utilities, or energy.
About Kansas Corporation Commission
The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is a multi-faceted agency responsible for regulating public utilities including electric, natural gas, telecommunication and water companies as well as motor carriers, oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas natural production. The Commission’s headquarters is in Topeka with the central Conservation office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Dodge City, Wichita, Chanute and Hays.