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  • 24 Oct 2017 3:52 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) is seeking a staff attorney for its Willmar office.  Law school 2017 graduates who have passed the Minnesota Bar Examination will be considered.  Legal Aid provides legal representation in civil matters to clients with low incomes, disabilities, and seniors - supported by funding from the State of Minnesota, the federal government, local governments, the United Way, foundations, local law firms and corporations, etc.  Legal Aid enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from, the organized bar.  Legal Aid does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation.

     

    BACKGROUND:  Legal Aid’s Willmar office is an eight-person law office providing civil representation to low-income people in ten Western Minnesota rural counties.  The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar.  Willmar is a city of 20,000 located 90 miles west of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  There is a community college, community theater, and easy access to lakes and state parks in or close to the community.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Staff Attorney will provide representation to crime victims on a wide range of poverty law issues, including family law, housing, and public benefits.  Representation of low‑income individuals can include service work, complex litigation, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client and office needs. 

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Concern for the needs and rights of low-income people is required.  This position requires the ability to work positively within a small law office, supporting co‑workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients.  Second language ability is helpful.  Attorney applicants must be licensed or have passed the August 2017 bar examination.  Attorneys admitted in states other than Minnesota can get temporary pre-exam admission.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.

     

    SALARY:  $47,000 - $51,500 DOE.  Salary based on Legal Aid salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

     

    APPLICATIONS:  Applications accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date will be negotiated based upon bar admission and office needs.  Cover letter and resume should be submitted online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs.


  • 23 Oct 2017 12:54 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Corporate Associate (#346)

    We have a position available for an entry-level Corporate Associate to join our Minneapolis office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and venture capital transactions, financings and fund formation. This associate will work closely with Dorsey attorneys and clients on deals of varying sizes, providing a great opportunity for professional growth.

     

    Qualified candidates will have:

    • A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school
    • A demonstrated interest in working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm
    • Strong communication and writing skills
    • Top academic credentials

     

    Minnesota bar admission preferred.

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

  • 23 Oct 2017 12:52 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Corporate Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions (#345)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an experienced Corporate Associate to join our Minneapolis office. This associate will primarily support the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. The associate will work closely with Dorsey partners and clients on a wide variety of transactions, providing a great opportunity for professional growth.

     

    Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. We support and encourage the professional development and advancement of our lawyers through numerous CLE programs offered by Dorsey U, our internal professional development service.

     

    Qualified candidates will have:

    - Three to six years of corporate experience, including substantial mergers and acquisitions experience

    - Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm

    - The highest ethical standards

    - Strong communication and writing skills

    - Top academic credentials

     

    Minnesota bar admission preferred.

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

  • 23 Oct 2017 12:50 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Corporate Associate – Capital Markets & Corporate Compliance (#344)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an experienced Corporate Associate to join our Minneapolis office. This associate will primarily support the Capital Markets & Corporate Compliance Practice Group. The associate will work closely with Dorsey partners and clients on a wide variety of matters, providing a great opportunity for professional growth.

     

    Qualified candidates will have:

    - Three to six years of corporate experience, including ’33 Act and ’34 Act work

    - Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm

    - The highest ethical standards

    - Strong communication and writing skills

    - Top academic credentials

     

    Minnesota bar admission preferred.

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

  • 20 Oct 2017 10:28 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

    Date Posted: 10/20/2017

    Closing Date: 11/3/2017

    Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services

    Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment Services / Support Services

    Location: Anoka

    Work Shift: Day Shift

    Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Days of Work: Monday - Friday

    Travel Required: No

    Salary Range: $25.22 - $37.16 /hourly; $52,659 - $77,590 / annually

    Job Class Option: None

    Classified Status: Classified

    Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

    Job Summary

    The Clinical Risk Manager, organizes and coordinates all aspects of the Clinical Risk Management/Patient Safety program within the facility. The incumbent bears overall responsibility for developing and maintaining a comprehensive risk management/patient safety program including clinical risk identification, risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation related to identified risk issues. The Clinical Risk Manager is charged with the development, implementation and review of clinical risk management frameworks to ensure the facilitation of best practice across all parts of the organization. The central focus of this position will be to establish and improve systems and processes to monitor, follow-up and reduce the incidence of adverse events and enhance patient safety.

    The position has primary role to develop, administer and provide recommendations to minimize risk and enhance and improve the organization’s compliance with standards, laws, rules and regulations applicable to the provision of healthcare, treatment and associated services. The incumbent will manage the day to day risk management activities including chart reviews, investigating adverse patient events/outcomes, managing and analyzing risk management data and serves as the risk management resource for the hospital and medical staff.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing + Registered Nurse (RN) certification

    Clinical risk experience in an acute care hospital or healthcare system environment.

    Demonstrated understanding of clinical governance, clinical risk management and quality improvement concepts with particular emphasis on systems improvement, continuous quality improvement and organizational change.

    Knowledge and understanding of systems within a complex healthcare organization.

    High level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work consultatively and collaboratively with staff at all levels including members of the executive team, senior clinical personnel and managers.

    Excellent writing and analytical skills including a demonstrated ability to prepare reports using clear, concise language; organize information into a logical sequence and include content appropriate for the purpose and audience.

    Competence in document preparation using MS Word, data collection and recording/presentation using MS Excel and competence in using MS PowerPoint for presentations and posters.

    Candidate must have demonstrated experience working in an acute care hospital setting

    Candidate must have working knowledge of hospital standards and accreditation processes

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Master’s Degree in Nursing

    Knowledge of hospital policies and procedures, as well as government regulations

    Additional Requirements:

    To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

    REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

    Why Work For Us

    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, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

    Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

    How to Apply

    Apply online here. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

    For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

    Contact

    If you have questions about the position, contact Audrey Williams at audrey.l.williams@state.mn.us.

    If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Ayo Jones at ayo.y.jones@state.mn.us by the posting close date.

    If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact Lisa Duda at 651-431-2344 or lisa.duda@state.mn.us for assistance.


  • 18 Oct 2017 12:54 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    The League of Minnesota Cities has an opening for a Defense Attorney I position.  Most legal and litigation activities will involve cases in which the attorney is "first-chair" or sole counsel on relatively routine minor employment, personal injury, property damage, subrogation, collection, or other litigation matters.  To view the full position description or to apply, please visit www.LMC.org.  All applicants must complete the League’s Online Application for Employment and Supplemental Questions.  Posting Closes:  October 27, 2017.

     

  • 13 Oct 2017 12:47 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lmnc

    Position Objective

    To perform legal and litigation activities for LMCIT, draft legal documents, develop plans for litigation, prepare and respond to written discovery, prepare for and take depositions, prepare and argue motions, negotiate settlements, and try cases to conclusion before a court or jury.

    Most legal and litigation activities will involve cases in which the attorney is "first-chair" or sole counsel on relatively routine minor employment, personal injury, property damage, subrogation, collection, or other litigation matters. Occasional assistance to other attorneys in litigation matters may be required.

    Essential Functions of the Position
    • Conducts legal research using on-line resources; drafts and edits legal documents and correspondence.
    • Competently uses technology and other resources to properly and ethically handle electronically stored information (ESI) in litigation.
    • Performs basic legal and litigation activities, drafts or directs the drafting of documents, i.e., answers, motions, memoranda, etc.
    • Conducts, directs and reviews litigation, develops plans for litigation, determines merits of claims, potential risk and exposure of litigation.
    • Prepares and selects witnesses, reviews documents, handles motions, negotiates settlements, prepares cases for trial or hearing and appears at pretrial conferences, trials and hearings.
    • Represents clients before Minnesota state district and appellate courts, state agencies, federal courts and agencies, and the Office of Administrative Hearings.
    • Provides work direction for day-to-day activities of paralegal and legal administrative assistant assigned to counsel.  Responsible for maximizing and maintaining efficiency of the attorney's work team (attorney, paralegal and legal administrative assistant).
    • Provides comprehensive case reports to assigned claims supervisor.  Keeps Asst. Defense Litigation Supervisor informed of activities, problems and case development.
    • Advises city clients and claims supervisors regarding legal analysis, litigation strategy and settlement negotiations.
    • Reports significant litigation events to claims supervisors and city clients.
    • Participates in mediation, arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
    • Provides loss control advice to LMC members and other LMC staff through meetings, presentations and written and telephone inquiries.
    • Other duties as assigned by Asst. Defense Litigation Supervisor
    Minimum Requirements
    • Law degree and current Minnesota Attorney licensure.
    • Ability to travel within the state of Minnesota to conduct investigations, give presentations and attend litigation events. Some travel will be overnight.
    • Occasional work on evenings and weekends as needed for case preparation.

    The League of Minnesota Cities offers a comprehensive benefit package to all employees working at least 20 hours.  Benefits include vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, life, supplemental life, spouse and dependent life, and long and short-term disability insurance.  

    AgencyLeague of Minnesota Cities

    Address 145 University Avenue West

    St. Paul, Minnesota, 55103.

    Phone(651) 281-1202

  • 11 Oct 2017 7:59 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Associate General Counsel

    Metropolitan Council

    390 Robert St. N.

    St. Paul, MN 55101

    The Associate General Counsel works in the following areas as well as litigation: contracts and procurement, construction law, public records and open meeting law, employment law, environmental law, real property, and comprehensive planning and land use.  This position will have a focus in the areas of real estate, including eminent domain, public contracting, land use, and public-private initiatives.

    Annual salary: $87,006-$123,427

    Requirements:  JD degree from an accredited law school; and seven (7) years of recent experience in the practice of law.  Licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota and in good standing. 

    Desired Qualifications: Current admission to practice in the Federal District Court of Minnesota.  Preference given to those with substantive or litigation experience in Minnesota in a governmental setting with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas:

    • Real Property - land acquisition, condemnation, relocation benefits, and purchase and lease agreements for public projects.
    • Contracts and Procurement - public contracts for goods and services and public construction contracts involving state and federal financing/grant and loan funds.
    • Construction Law - large public projects primarily transit and wastewater treatment projects.
    • Comprehensive Planning and Land Use - local comprehensive plans, metropolitan system plans, regional grant and loan programs.
    • Public Sector representation.

    Applications received on or before November 3 will be given preference.

    TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit the Metropolitan Council’s online employment application - more information and application instructions at www.metrocouncil.org.

     

  • 11 Oct 2017 7:54 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    TAX, HOMEOWNERSHIP & CONSUMER STAFF ATTORNEY

    Job Posting

    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) seeks a full-time staff attorney with a passion for justice to work in its Minneapolis office with a team protecting homeowners, consumers, and taxpayers.

    MMLA provides free civil legal representation to clients with low incomes and seniors throughout 21 counties in central Minnesota, and to people with income tax problems and disabilities throughout the state.  MMLA is supported by funding from the State of Minnesota, the federal government, local governments, the United Way, foundations, local law firms, and corporations, etc.  MMLA enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from the organized bar.  MMLA does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  MMLA seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Minneapolis office.  The attorney will work with our consumer and homeownership practice group, which serves homeowners at risk of losing their houses, potential homeowners facing discrimination in borrowing or buying a house, consumers facing debt collection abuses, and taxpayers with collection actions by the IRS.  The attorney’s responsibilities will include advising clients and representing them in a variety of court and administrative forums.  The attorney may also have the opportunity to engage in policy advocacy and complex litigation, and to provide training for attorneys, neighborhood organizations, and other advocates, and assist with community outreach and education.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be licensed in Minnesota, eligible for immediate admission by reciprocity, or have passed the July 2017 Minnesota Bar exam.  Applicants must also have: 

    1.     Demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, the needs and rights of low-income/vulnerable clients;

    2.     Commitment to working as a team member to serve client needs;

    3.     A desire to appear in court and administrative proceedings to litigate client rights;

    4.     Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills; and

    5.     Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office.

    Diverse economic, social, and cultural experiences and relevant language skills are pluses.   

    SALARY:  Up to year ten on MMLA’s salary schedule ($47,000 to $55,400) depending on experience.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance. 

    STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible after position is filled.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Submit cover letter, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample online at: www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by Sunday, October 18, 2017, or until position is filled.  No calls please.

    MMLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

  • 10 Oct 2017 7:13 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Salary $66.09 Hourly $137,995.91 Annually

    $137,995.91 Annually

    Location  - Minneapolis, MN

    Minneapolis, MN

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Department

    Fourth Judicial District

    Job Number

    01227

    Closing date and time

    10/23/2017 at 11:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)Description

    Description


    Hennepin County District Court is seeking a full-time Referee for initial assignment to the Civil and Criminal Divisions. The Referee will be responsible for hearing Housing Court cases, Harassment Initial Appearances and Criminal Misdemeanor Trials.  This position may be reassigned to other areas of the court as needed. 

    This Court Referee position will be chambered in downtown Minneapolis.

    Example of Duties

     

    • Hears contested and uncontested cases, trials, motions, and hearings as assigned; instructs parties and witnesses as to their rights
    • Questions witnesses, inquires as to the causes for which the persons are brought before the court
    • Rules on objections to evidence and evaluates evidence
    • Makes decisions on factual and legal questions; prepares findings and orders regarding the disposition of cases
    • Completes and prepares documents for a judge's signature
    • Conducts legal research including reviewing, analyzing, studying, searching and annotating laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities to prepare for court proceedings and litigated matters
    • Confers with attorneys, mediators and the public in regard to court matters
    • Hears cases in Housing Court and Harassment Court, removals and recusals from Conciliation Court and Criminal misdemeanor court trials.  Typical calendars include:  Housing Court First Appearances, motions and Trials; Harassment Restraining Orders and Housing Court Expungements
    • Acts as a District Housing Court expert for the bench and liaison with partner agencies and the community, giving presentations on Housing Court to judicial, legal and community groups
    • Performs related work as required by Court assignment that could include meetings with judges, court stakeholders or the public to discuss court-related topics
    Typical Qualifications


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Admission to the Bar in the State of Minnesota
    • 5+ years' experience as a practicing attorney or Judicial Officer
    • Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to appointment
       
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Fair, impartial and independent thinker who is sensitive to the needs of a diverse population
    • Works well under pressure with excellent time-management skills
    • Extensive experience as a problem-solving critical thinker
    • Detail-orientated practitioner with the ability to foster cooperation amongst peers and colleagues
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • Possess a broad organizational perspective to improve the administration of justice in Hennepin County District Court
    • Courtroom and litigation experience in Housing and Criminal Court
    • Extensive experience with real estate and housing court matters
    • 10+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and/or judicial officer
    Supplemental Information


    Each candidate's background and qualifications will be reviewed on the basis of the information submitted at the time of application. Please feel free to attach your professional legal resume and cover letter to your online application. A hiring committee will review the application materials and identify the candidates with backgrounds best meeting the needs of Hennepin County District Court. Incomplete application will not be reviewed by the hiring committee; therefore an applicant must answer every supplemental question. A top group of candidates will be contacted for interviews after the hiring committee has completed reviewing applicants.

    Please apply online by following the Careers link on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website: www.mncourts.gov

    Candidates with questions about this position may e-mail or call Jenna Dashow, Human Resources Coordinator – Recruiter, Email: 4thRecruitment@courts.state.mn.us; Phone: (612)348-2298 .

    AgencyMinnesota Judicial BranchPhone651/284-3863Websitehttp://www.mncourts.gov/

    Address25 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

    St Paul, Minnesota, 55155.


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