Law Students

At Wallace Saunders we strive to give our summer associates a varied experience in litigation, workers compensation, and business law depending on the law student’s interests and our future needs.  In addition to legal research and writing we allow our summer associates to gain meaningful exposure to the legal profession.  A typical summer at Wallace Saunders includes attendance at mediations, depositions, hearings, and if schedules permit, attendance at trial.  In addition to the work, social events are planned to allow both members of the firm and the summer associates to get to know each other and allow the summer associates to understand the culture of Wallace Saunders.

Wallace Saunders seeks summer associates with strong academic credentials and superior written and oral communication skills, as well as a good sense of humor.  A candidate's prior work experiences and extracurricular interests are also considered.  We seek candidates with the ability, character, judgment, personality, energy and commitment to develop into wise counselors, effective advocates and valued colleagues.

Thank you for your interest in Wallace Saunders summer associate program.  Our on-campus interview schedule for the upcoming year occurs during late August and September.  It consists of both initial on-campus interviews and a series of call back interviews at our office.

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New Attorney And Lateral Careers

Whether you are a new attorney, an associate with varied experience, or a partner, Wallace Saunders offers you the ability to enter our training and professional development program that is equal to your needs.  Our support staff allows you to free up your time to handle what matters, the legal needs of your clients.  Highly driven and entrepreneurial‎ attorneys will find themselves in front of clients quicker and handling the day-to-day activities for clients directly.  If you are an established attorney and seek to be part of a firm that offers you the infrastructure to succeed, let us know. 

Beyond your academic background and career credentials we look for attorneys that understand the need for a balance between working and contributing to your family and the community through civic and professional organizations.  We want to ensure each of our attorneys finds the balance that works for them.   

Thank you for your interest in a career with Wallace Saunders, our current openings are noted below.  If you are interested in a position listed, or would like to be considered for a future opening, please provide your resume and supporting materials via email.

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Professional Staff

Our professional staff is an asset to Wallace Saunders. We employ administrative and support personnel to assist our lawyers, in all of our offices.

Thank you for your interest in a career with Wallace Saunders, our current openings are noted below.  If you are interested in a position listed, or would like to be considered for a future opening, please complete our online application.

No openings at this time.

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Current Openings

Worker’s Compensation Lateral Attorney

An established Johnson County, Kansas law firm is seeking an experienced attorney to join their worker’s compensation group. This position would focus on defending employers and insurance carriers in worker’s compensation actions in Kansas and Missouri. Ideally, candidates would have an established book of business. This full-time position requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in worker’s compensation practice. Applicant must be a self-starter and able to work both independently and collaboratively with other worker’s compensation team members and staff.

Desired characteristics:

• Kansas Bar License required;
• Missouri Bar License in addition a plus;
• 5 years or more worker’s compensation experience required;
• Portable book of established clients;
• Dependable, reliable, confident;
• Strong work ethic;
• Dedication to client confidentiality;
• Attention to detail;
• Good computer skills;
• Good organizational skills;
• Experience with legal research;
• Strong communication skills.

Firm offers a package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k and paid time off. Salary is commensurate with applicable experience.

Interested parties should submit the following documents to kkolterman@wallacesaunders.com for initial consideration:

• Resume / CV
• Cover Letter
• Law School Transcript &
• References

Civil Litigation Lateral Attorney


Wallace Saunders is seeking an experienced attorney to join our civil litigation team. This full-time position requires a candidate with a Kansas and Missouri Bar License and, preferably, at least 10 years of experience. Applicant must be a self-starter and able to work both independently and collaboratively with other civil litigation team members and staff.

Desired characteristics:

• Kansas Bar License required;
• Missouri Bar License required;
• 10 years or more litigation experience preferred;
• Dependable, reliable, confident;
• Strong work ethic;
• Dedication to client confidentiality;
• Attention to detail;
• Effective computer skills;
• Superior organizational skills;
• Experience with legal research;
• Strong communication skills.

Firm offers a package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k and paid time off. Salary is commensurate with applicable experience.

Interested parties should submit the following documents to kkolterman@wallacesaunders.com for initial consideration:

• Resume / CV
• Cover Letter
• Law School Transcript &
• References

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News + Events + Alerts

Our Operations in Response to the COVID-19 Situation

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be an extremely dynamic event, Wallace Saunders is actively monitoring the situation to minimize the impact on its employees, clients, and our local communities. Currently, we have not experienced any significant disruption of our essential operations, but rest assured that we are taking appropriate steps to ensure that our resources and technology are in place to support our critical processes so we may continue providing excellent service to our clients.

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Review of Potential Coronavirus Liability in Missouri and Kansas

Currently, the United States is experiencing more and more individuals testing positive for the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. One question an employer might have is whether or not they may be liable under workers’ compensation if one of their employees contracts the virus. Our firm has reviewed Missouri and Kansas law to determine possible defenses that could be raised should a claim be brought regarding COVID-19.

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Locations

Lee's Summit, MO

By Appointment Only
200 NE Missouri Road Suite 224
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

P: 816.251.4544

F: 913.888.1065

Overland Park, KS

10111 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

Springfield, MO

844 E. Primrose Street
Springfield, MO 65807

P: 417.866.2300

F: 417.866.2444

Topeka, KS

By Appointment Only
2909 Southwest Maupin Lane
Topeka , KS 66614

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

Wichita, KS

200 West Douglas Suite 400
Wichita, KS 67202

P: 316.269.2100

F: 316.269.2479