Sharp Law LLP is looking for talented, hard-working 2L law students to join us as Summer Associates.
Ideal candidates will have strong academic credentials and excellent legal research and writing skills.
Moot court and/or law review experience are preferred. This is an in-person position. Applying
candidates must live in the Kansas City metropolitan area or be prepared to relocate to the area for the
Summer Associates will gain first-hand experience in all stages of complex litigation, including class
actions and multi-district litigation (MDL) from conducting legal research, drafting complaints, reviewing
documents in discovery, and researching and drafting legal briefs. These will be practical assignments
with real deadlines that require effective time management skills.
Summer Associates will work closely with our attorneys at all levels of the organization, including
partners litigating major cases. Our attorneys aim to include Summer Associates in a variety of practical
legal tasks including case management meetings, expert meetings, conference calls, mediations,
settlements, hearings, and depositions. Summer Associates will also benefit from any internal CLEs or
other firm training that takes place over the summer months.
Outside of the office, Sharp Law will provide opportunities to explore Prairie Village and the Kansas City
metro area, including visiting the local courts in Kansas and Missouri. From attending a Kansas City
Royals game, firm happy hours, and meals with partners and associates, Summer Associates will interact
with our attorneys and staff in a casual atmosphere, as well as in the workplace.
Students who are interested in the Summer Associate Program must submit the following documents:
- All post-graduate transcripts; and
- An optional personal statement (500 words or less) on a topic or experience that has influenced your decision to practice law and pursue a position at Sharp Law.
If you have any questions, contact us and we will respond as soon as possible.