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  • 15 Jan 2019 10:30 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/USA-Eagan-610-Opperman-Dr/Senior-Counsel_JREQ117677

    We are currently seeking an experienced corporate attorney with a proven record of client service and a practical, problem-solving approach to providing legal services in a corporate environment. The successful candidate needs to be a hands-on commercial lawyer with the ability to negotiate complex software/technology deals, with exceptional communication skills, capable of providing sound legal and business advice and counsel to sales professionals, product management, and other Thomson Reuters employees. He or she will be responsible for working closely with senior business stakeholders identifying and analyzing legal issues, drafting and negotiating documents, presenting commercially viable recommendations, and assuring legal compliance. When dealing with internal or external customers, the successful candidate will seek to enhance the customer experience and simplify the customer’s interaction with the legal function.

    Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    Reviewing, drafting, revising and negotiating agreements with customers, vendors, resellers and other third parties, including complex installed software deals, SaaS licenses, software and intellectual property licenses, master agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and other complex commercial agreements.

    Researching and responding to general legal inquiries from internal clients that may relate to litigation, regulatory issues, intellectual property, privacy matters, and compliance issues.

    Working on general corporate matters.

    Collaborating with internal and external counsel overseas with respect to international customer agreements.

    Sharing responsibility for maintaining, updating and revising contract template agreements.

    Managing dispute resolution processes and outside counsel.

    Advising, training and implementing processes to ensure continued compliance of the company with the increasing and changing regulatory environment.

    Working with members of the Global Legal Department on enterprise-wide legal issues and projects.

    Providing practical and insightful business and strategic advice, including contract interpretations, leveraging experience in the practice of law and the legal profession.

    Provide general legal support to all areas of Thomson Reuters businesses.

    Qualifications

    A Juris Doctor degree from a recognized law school.

    Licensed to practice law in Texas or Minnesota

    Five to seven years experience with complex technology transactions, commercial law in a corporate or law firm setting; with strong legal experience drafting and negotiating technology and content agreements.

    Strong teaming capabilities and the ability to operate independently and collaboratively.

    Excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills, and an aptitude for problem-solving.

    Ability to think strategically and creatively, to identify and resolve legal issues, desire and ability to quickly learn about Thomson Reuters’ products and services and its internal processes and organizational structure.

    Ability to successfully work in a team environment and in a matrixed organization and ability to build rapport and trust with both internal and external stakeholders and successfully balance customer interests while maintaining a good legal and fiscal position for the company.

    Ability to manage multiple matters at once and work independently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize accordingly. Ability to exercise good judgment on when to seek help and where to find appropriate resources to solve problems.

    Exceptional interpersonal, negotiation, and written and verbal communication skills.

    Solid experience drafting a variety of legal documents such as software licenses, confidentiality agreements, reseller agreements, settlement agreements, joint ventures and other commercial agreements.

    High level of integrity, professionalism, and strong attention to detail.

    At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

    As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

    Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

    To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

    More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.



  • 08 Jan 2019 6:35 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Be Part of a Pivotal Moment in History.

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is looking for a Policy Associate to join our team! The Policy Associate will be a dynamic professional who is looking for a meaningful opportunity in a proven and vibrant organization that makes profound differences in the lives of individuals. Our mission is timely, our staff is committed to protecting civil liberties, and we are poised to succeed, with a growing community of more than 30,000 donors and members.

    At the ACLU of Minnesota, we take pride in our reputation of more than 65 years of fighting the hard fight for people whose civil liberties are threatened or denied. And now—as we enlarge our staff to face the current threats to our civil liberties —is the ideal time to join us!

    Working alongside the Legislative Director, the Policy Associate will engage in state legislative and executive branch advocacy as well as lobby before local government bodies and administrative agencies, and engage the Minnesota congressional delegation.

    Working under the supervision of the Legislative Director, the Policy Associate will collaborate with other staff, including legal, communications, and field, on integrated advocacy initiatives.

    The position is based in our Minneapolis office, providing access to the best that the Twin Cities area offers.

    Our Policy Associate will:

    Assist in strategy

    by collaborating with the Legislative Director to identify and articulate legislative strategic issue priorities. Strive to keep policy work focused on and in line with those priorities.

    Collaborate on all aspects of the legislative and policy program

    by working on priority issue campaigns consistent with organizational priorities. Analyze legislation; maintain bill tracking database and hearing schedule. Assist in drafting legislation, amendments, preparing and delivering written and oral testimony, and support of allies in their development and delivery of testimony. Conduct issue-related research and analysis and draft supporting material including fact sheets, issue papers, talking points, reports, op-eds, and blogs.

    Build trusted relationships

    with state and local lawmakers and staff, administrative agencies, the Governor’s office, lobbyists, and other stakeholders by providing clear analysis and resources. Identify opportunities for bipartisan support on ACLU issues. Work in partnership with allied organizations, individuals, and diverse coalitions. Collaborate with staff to implement integrated advocacy policy initiatives involving a combination of policy, legal, communication, public education, and organizing strategies. Coordinate with outreach staff to engage grassroots activists in lobbying efforts. Represent the organization at coalition meetings, policy work groups, and events.

    Support the Legislative Department

    by participating in legislative interim activity and monitor implementation of existing laws. Supervise volunteers and interns. Work collaboratively with the national ACLU and other ACLU affiliates to advance nationwide policy campaigns. Attend national and regional ACLU training and staff conferences. Handle additional projects as assigned by the Legislative Director.

    Our new Policy Associate will have these essential attributes:

    * Professional experience in public policy development, legal advocacy, political campaigns, organizing, or government affairs work.

    * A commitment to centering equity and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

    * Experience working effectively with diverse populations and a personal approach that values differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance.

    * Ability to be proactive, understand the political landscape, and be able to work effectively on issues that require bipartisan support.

    * Exceptional analytical, research, writing, and oral advocacy skills, as well as the ability to articulate complex issues and communicate them clearly, respectfully, and effectively to a variety of audiences.

    * Ability to work independently and keep organized in a fast-paced and often stressful environment, to manage several projects simultaneously, and to adjust strategy to frequently changing demands.

    * A demonstrated ability to work respectfully and effectively with coalitions and community groups, including sensitivity to political dynamics around partner groups.

    * Available to work long hours and weekends during the legislative session.

    * Ability to travel to meetings and events in the Twin Cities metro area and throughout the state.

    * Experience with a demonstrated understanding of Minnesota’s legislative process would be a strong plus.

    * Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    * A diplomatic touch and a sense of humor.

    * Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree a plus.

    Finally, our next Policy Associate will bring a commitment to the mission and goals of the ACLU of Minnesota, along with a personal dedication to a professional team that will bring us into our next 65 years as Minnesota’s guardian of liberty.

    COMPENSATION:

    Salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $50,000 - $60,000 per year. We offer excellent benefits, including health insurance, life and long-term disability insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer contribution; and sick, vacation, and holiday leave.

    Are You Ready to Help Lead Us into the Future?

    TO APPLY:

    Submit a letter of interest, a resume or C.V., a professional and relevant writing sample of no longer than five pages, and three professional references, identifying their relationship to you and including their email addresses and phone numbers. Also, please let us know how you learned of this career opportunity.

    Send this information to: hr@aclu-mn.org. Please put “Policy Associate” in the subject line.

    All attachments must be in Word or .pdf format.

    Applications will be accepted only until January 4, 2019. If this job sounds interesting, please apply immediately!

    ACLU-MN is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. ACLU-MN encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction.

    ACLU-MN undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the application process to contact: sheil@aclu-mn.org. (Correspondence sent to this email address that is not related to requests for accommodations will not be reviewed.)

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  • 08 Jan 2019 6:34 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The Minnesota Department of Revenue has posted new vacancies for Attorney 1 position that you may be interested in. To view the job posting, go to the State Careers website at www.mn.gov/careers, then enter Job ID 29085 in Keywords search.

    URL:  https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001&JobOpeningId=29085&PostingSeq=1&languageCd=ENG


  • 08 Jan 2019 6:32 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

                                                               

    Working Title: Attorney

    Posting Date: 12/24/2018                                                                   Closing Date: 1/14/2019

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers.

    Job Class: State Program Administrator Coordinator

    Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Administration Department/214 MAPE

    Division/Unit: Office of State Procurement-MMCAP

    Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

    Days of Work: Monday-Friday

    Travel Required: No

    Salary Range: $30.25 hourly/$63,162 annually-$44.98 hourly/$93,918 annually

    Classified Status: Classified

    Bargaining Unit/Union: 214/MAPE

    Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

    Job Summary:

    The Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy (MMCAP) is a free, voluntary group purchasing organization for national government healthcare facilities via its pharmaceutical and healthcare products and services business. MMCAP is operated by the State of Minnesota and within the Office of State Procurement Division of the Department of Administration.   

    MMCAP seeks an Attorney to provide MMCAP leadership and staff with legal review and support services such as drafting legal language, negotiate contracts, amend contracts, and review the work of the contract administrators and acquisition specialists to ensure compliance. This includes:

    Develop policies and procedures to ensure the smooth, effective and legal operation of MMCAP.

    Provide legal review, technical assistance, and input to the MMCAP lines of businesses such as pharmaceuticals, wholesaler purchasing, and other healthcare products and services, so that their respective business objectives are achieved in a legal and timely manner.

    Provide legal and technical assistance to MMCAP leadership on significant issues affecting its business so that it may take appropriate action, if needed.

    Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • ·         J.D. degree from an accredited law school.
    • ·         Three years of advanced professional experience that include contract negotiations, addressing legal issues, reviewing documents/contracts for compliance and/or professional experience in the medical field.
    • ·         High-level acumen regarding federal and state laws relating to procurement, antitrust, and group purchasing organizations.
    • ·         Strong communication (oral and written skills) and the ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with MMCAP teams and a variety of federal, state, and local stakeholders.
    • Ability to identify and address problems, and able to give efficient and effective legal/business advice.
    • Ability to analyze needs to create input and direction for a strategic policy.
    • Ability to create and draft policies and procedures that promote and advance the MMCAP business.
    • Knowledge and skills in drafting and ability in negotiating contracts.
    • Strong dispute resolution skills.
    • ·         Strong computing skills in a PC environment (MS Word, Excel and Outlook, etc.).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • ·         Knowledge, experience and understanding of group purchasing organizations; medical supplies organizations; GPO business model objectives; as well as statutory, policy and overall legal requirements for all steps of a multi-state contracting process.
    • ·         Strong organizational skills. 
    • ·         Ability to multi-task.

    Additional Requirements: It is the policy of Department of Administration that all candidates submit a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

    SEMA4 Records Check; Criminal History Check; Employment Reference Check; Education/License Verification.

    How to Apply:

    All interested employees should apply on the State Careers’ web site at http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 29121. Application deadline: 1/14/2019.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

    We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.


  • 08 Jan 2019 6:31 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    Real Estate Title Attorney

    St. Paul| Annual Salary Range: $63,162 - $93,918

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is currently hiring for a Real Estate Title Attorney position.  As the Real Estate Title Attorney, you will be responsible for implementing the title services program in the Office of Land Management by serving as a centralized resource providing state-wide assistance to MnDOT in securing good and marketable title to the real estate MnDOT acquires. Additionally, you will perform research and analysis of documented real estate transactions and prepare a legal title opinion by applying principles of real estate law and Minnesota Title Standards. You’ll have the opportunity to provide legal advice to MnDOT by reviewing the title opinion, field title report and supporting documentation and preparing an Attorney’s Condition of Title report identifying all interested parties and conditions so that the correct documents are prepared in direct purchase and the proper parties are named in condemnation.

    Other responsibilities include:

    • Developing, modifying, and drafting instruments of conveyance for both the acquisition and disposition of real property.
    • Providing advice and assistance to MnDOT in implementing MnDOT’s property management program by serving as a centralized resource for the management of MnDOT’s real property, including conveyance, leasing, and limited use permits.
    • Advising MnDOT staff on property management issues to ensure compliance with state law; providing guidance in the development of policies and procedures for property management; developing, modifying, drafting, and reviewing instruments of conveyance, leasing documents, and other property management documents; and advising on proposed legislation affecting the management of MnDOT property.
    • Advising a variety of MnDOT programs/offices on the procedural and technical aspects of real property acquisition, title matters and property management.
    • Reviewing and drafting proposed legislation; conducting legal research; developing, modifying, drafting, and reviewing agreements and other real property documents; developing and providing training on real property title, acquisition, and property management; assisting in eminent domain program management; and assisting in unusual acquisition situations.
    • Traveling and overnight travel may be required up to 25% of the time.

    Why Work for Us

    We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage.  Other benefits include:


    • 11 paid holidays per year
    • Up to 29 paid vacation days per year
    • 13 paid sick days per year
    • Defined pension plan
    • Paid life insurance
    • Short & long-term disability available
    • Training opportunities and more!

    About MnDOT

    We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good.  You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota.   You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

    Minimum Qualifications

    A Juris Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school, a current license to practice law in the State of Minnesota, and a minimum of two (2) years of advanced professional law experience and demonstrated knowledge/experience in the following areas:

    • Knowledge and practical experience with real property law, title examination, abstracts of title, title opinions, and drafting acquisition and conveyance instruments.
    • Knowledge in analyzing and preparing conveyance documents to ensure that MnDOT obtains marketable title to the property it acquires.
    • Knowledge of common law and statutory law relating to real property, eminent domain, probate, corporate, partnership, and trust matters.
    • Experience related to legal descriptions sufficient to prepare a title opinion for the acquisition of real property.
    • Knowledge of methods of resolving title objections and evaluating risk of each option is desired.
    • Experience with legal research and analysis, writing, and client counseling.
    • Must have a valid Driver’s License as overnight travel may be required.

    How to Apply by 1/15/2019

    1. Go to mn.gov/careers and click “External Applicant – Search for Jobs Now”.
    2. Using the keyword search box type in, 28697.
    3. Select the job title, review the posting, and then click “Apply” at the bottom of the posting to start your application.
    4. When prompted for your Referral Source, list “Other – MN Hispanic Bar Association”.

    **Applications must be received on mn.gov/careers by 1/15/2019 to be considered**

    Questions? Contact Mao Lowe, MnDOT Recruitment Specialist at mao.lowe@state.mn.us or 651-366-3383.


  • 08 Jan 2019 6:29 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)
    ASSOCIATE/SPECIAL COUNSEL ATTORNEY

    Labor & Employment

    Nilan Johnson Lewis is a firm with an innovative, team-based approach to the practice of law.  We seek people who are dedicated to building the strongest possible law firm through deep and unique partnerships with clients.  If you seek a professional atmosphere with a culture that emphasizes excellence in every interaction, superior client service, and collaboration, our Firm is for you.

    Our Labor & Employment group has an opportunity for a 2-6 year associate/special counsel to assist in all areas of a management-side practice, including class and single-plaintiff employment litigation defense, counseling and preventive advice, restrictive covenant and trade secret work, and labor relations.

    This is a great opportunity to become part of a talented team.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help deliver excellent service to our clients.  Exceptional research and writing abilities and analytical skills required.  Academic credentials will be weighed along with other indicators of ability, motivation, and initiative.  Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills along with experience in, or readiness for, direct client contact.  Must be admitted to practice in Minnesota (or eligible).  Admission in California, or interest in obtaining such admission, is preferred, as is clerkship experience and/or one to three years’ practice in employment law.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to:

    Human Resources

    Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

    120 S. Sixth Street, Suite 400

    Minneapolis, MN  55402
    Fax: 612.305.7501

    Email: hr@nilanjohnson.com

    Nilan Johnson Lewis is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 08 Jan 2019 6:27 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Labor and Employment Associate Attorney

    Our client is seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of Labor and Employment law experience to join the Minneapolis office. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant traditional labor law experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees.

    REFERRALS APPRECIATED!

    Our client is the largest global Employment and Labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, the firm serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, the firm has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years.

    Firm is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to:

    Matthew Cavazos

    7000 Parkwood Blvd. Bldg. A Suite 100

    Frisco, TX 75034

    Email: Matthew@MACrecruiters.com


  • 11 Dec 2018 6:36 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Senior Contract Manager in Bloomington, Minnesota

    Senior Contract Manager

    Description

    Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the worlds most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

    Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

    Working within the function of legal compliance, work closely with other legal professionals in Pearson VUE, internal and external customers, vendors, and other third parties, the Contract Manager plays a role essential to the successful execution of the core legal protections needed by NCS Pearson and its Pearson VUE business including the authority to negotiate contracts of significant impact with regulatory and professional clients.

    The Contract Manager is responsible for fulfilling various tasks within the legal team from contract negotiation with regulatory and professional clients, contracts review; issue identification; contract proofreading, additional legal projects; monitoring of business practices for legal and contracts compliance; to management of the contract workflows. The Contract Manager is also responsible for organizing and maintaining signed agreements, associated forms and legal documents, and existing agreements with sponsors, service providers, and consultants.

    This position is officed in Bloomington, MN and is not a remote/tele-commute position.

    Responsibilities:

    • Negotiating professional and regulatory contracts with clients(including data protection agreements), reviewing, issue spotting, formatting statements of work, amendments, agreements, notices, and other legal documents, and the communications necessary to support their administration

    • Data privacy research and policy management

    • Coordination and support of legal team regarding RFPs, risk management and insurance certificates, and other RFP required documentation

    • Workflow management and internal communication in support thereof, to include general administrative tasks and scanning

    • Legal document administration

    • Will have the opportunity to manage and grow in learning data privacy issues around the world and provide advice in this area of the law as it expands

    • Other special legal projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • 3 years experience negotiating and revising contracts of significant financial impact to a business

    • Experience with data privacy compliance and data privacy program management

    • Bachelor Degree or J.D. preferred

    OR

    • Equivalent experience in contract negotiations, administration and contract review

    • Experience with data privacy compliance and data privacy program management

    • Experience in contract administration (issue spotting, contract management, legal support, and contract preparation)

    • Experience with Microsoft Word and other data management software

    • Experience in contracts and other legal documents, letters, and proposals reviewing with regard to legal sufficiency

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Solid understanding of the contract/legal process (scope of agreements; negotiations with clients, implications, use and interaction of various forms and templates; principles of risk and legal compliance)

    • Excellent writing and proof reading skills

    • Great attention to detail

    • Ability to maintain accuracy and precision in drafting contracts

    • Awareness of deadlines and ability to meet or exceed them

    • Effective communication skills

    • Excellent PC skills

    • Effective time management and priority setting skills

    • Strong organizational skills

    Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

    Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

    Job: Legal

    Organization: Assessments VUE

    Employee Status: Regular Employee

    Job Type: Standard

    Shift: Day Job

    Job Posting: Dec 3, 2018

    Job Unposting: Ongoing

    Schedule: Full-time Regular

    Req ID: 1815641

    Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


    Apply here!


  • 11 Dec 2018 6:23 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    MINNESOTA JUDICIAL BRANCH

    ATTORNEY I – ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

    DEPARTMENT/LOCATION

    Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

    St. Paul, MN 55102

    HOURS OF WORK

    Full-time

    DESCRIPTION:

    The Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility located in downtown St. Paul seeks an Attorney I.  The position involves research, writing, investigation and some trial practice.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • ·        Investigate complaints of attorney violations of the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct, primarily relating to allegations of isolated and non-serious attorney misconduct, make recommendations for dispositions, prepare appropriate disposition memoranda.
    • ·        Perform research and assist more senior attorneys in case work and investigation.
    • ·        Such other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • ·        Ability to analyze, organize and present key facts and law concerning assigned work.
    • ·        Superior writing and presentation skills.
    • ·        Ability to work productively in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy.
    • ·        Ability to work effectively with judges, court staff, administrative staff, and the public.
    • ·        JD from an accredited law school; superior academic credentials preferred.
    • ·        Currently licensed to practice law in Minnesota or able to be admitted.
    • ·        Successful completion of a criminal background check.

    SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS:  Starting salary range is $62,598.24 - $79,782.48.  Full pay range is $62,598.24 - $96,966.72.  Starting salary will be based on knowledge, skill set and experience.

    GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE!  The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pretax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.  Visit https://mn.gov/mmb/segip for benefits information.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 14, 2018; 11:59pm

    TO APPLY:  Apply online at www.mncourts.gov.  Include a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a legal writing sample.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility at

    651­-296-3952.

    Minnesota Judicial Branch

    Human Resources, Rm. G08

    25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

    St. Paul, MN  55155

    It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 11 Dec 2018 6:22 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    JOB TITLE: Housing Project Attorney (1.0 FTE)

    ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

    Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) is a private non-profit organization affiliated with the Hennepin County Bar Association.  VLN provides free advice and legal representation to low-income individuals through volunteer attorneys, interpreters and other legal professionals. VLN’s mission is to protect and promote the basic needs of people in poverty through the power of legal volunteers.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    VLN seeks a 1.0 FTE attorney to expand its eviction expungement and eviction representation programs.

    Primary duties and responsibilities

    • Supervise, staff, and support legal services provided at clinics;
    • Recruit, develop, and retain volunteers. Provide case-specific support and mentorship;
    • Develop and foster partnerships with community organizations, law firms, legal services programs, corporations, and government agencies;
    • Provide direct legal services to VLN clients, including screening for merit, legal advice, brief services, and extensive services;
    • Create and update substantive and procedural resources for volunteers, including CLEs and individual trainings;
    • Monitor and analyze the number and effectiveness of housing services. Track outcomes and trends;
    • Participate in and contribute to the housing team, including creating and implementing annual budgets and annual plans; aligning and coordinating agency-wide work; and supporting an office-wide culture of engagement, teamwork, transparency, and accountability;
    • Other duties as assigned or needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Licensed to practice law in Minnesota
    • Housing law or litigation experience preferred  
    • Experience working with volunteers preferred
    • Ability to work independently and take initiative
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required
    • Demonstrated commitment to access to justice and/or serving low-income communities
    • Experience performing outreach to impoverished and disadvantaged communities a plus
    • Knowledge of local community resources and other social services a plus
    • Must have valid driver’s license and ability to travel
    • Experience managing volunteers preferred  
    • Proficiency in second language preferred

    Salary DOQ plus benefits. 

    VLN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or any other factors prohibited by applicable law.

    Those with diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are encouraged to apply.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Mail resume and cover letter to hradmin@vlnmn.org

    No phone calls please.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Until filled


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