Family Court of St. Louis County is seeking an attorney to serve as guardian ad litem and appointed counsel for parents in the Family Court to handle juvenile matters. Guardians ad litem who serve the Court must commit to serve in various Family Court cases on an as needed basis for a monthly retainer to be paid by public funds. The current retainer is in the amount of $1,850.00 per month. Payments for time expended in adoption, guardianship of minor, and termination of parental rights matters may be made over and above the retainer fee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited law school, possession of a current license to practice law in the State of Missouri, at least three (3) years of trial experience, preferably in juvenile, family, or criminal law (additional years of trial experience and guardian ad litem experience are highly preferred), and completion of necessary guardian ad litem training as required by the Supreme Court of Missouri. Note: This position is subject to continued availability of funding.
To apply, please send a current resume, along with a cover letter, to the following address (application materials must be postmarked by July 10, 2019): Attn: Human Resources Department, Family Court of St. Louis County, 105 S. Central Ave., Clayton, MO 63105. EOE. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 615-4471 (voice) or RelayMo 711 or 800-735-2966 if you need any accommodations in the application process, or if you would like this posting in an alternative form.