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  • 25 Jul 2017 11:00 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date: July 19, 2017

    Title: Staff Attorney

    Dept.: Public Health Law Center

    Reports To: Program Director


    The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota has immediate openings for two full-time, grant-funded, staff attorneys.

    The Public Health Law Center helps make America’s communities places where everyone can be healthy. The Center empowers its partners to transform their environments by eliminating commercial tobacco, promoting healthy food, and encouraging active lifestyles. The attorneys hired for these positions will provide technical assistance to community groups, public health officials, public health advocates, and government attorneys working to advance health equity by strengthening laws and public policies that promote healthy eating and active living and eliminate the use of commercial tobacco products. One position is with the Center’s Healthy Eating and Active Living Team and the other is with the Center’s Tobacco Team.

    Minimum qualifications include admission to the bar and excellent legal research, writing, and public speaking skills. The Tobacco Team position also requires three years’ experience in the practice of law.

    Preference will be given to attorneys with relevant experience in public health law, Tribal law, federal Indian law, housing law, municipal law, land use or planning, food safety, or business licensure and regulation. Candidates with experience drafting, implementing, or enforcing local, state or Tribal laws are also preferred. Occasional out-of-state travel is required.

    To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than August 2, 2017.

    Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


  • 24 Jul 2017 7:21 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    What drives you?

    At 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.

    Job Summary:

    This position provides consultation and legal advice to MnDOT’s Chief Counsel/Responsible Authority, Deputy Chief Counsel, DPCO, and agency managers and employees in the implementation of litigation and data practices processes. This position also provides legal and practical advice and guidance on laws, rules, and policies governing litigation and data practices. This position ensures that MnDOT provides consistent, accurate, timely, and legally sufficient responses to requests for data, and works to resolve issues, conflicts, and disagreements between MnDOT and data requestors concerning the classification of MnDOT data.  This position ensures that MnDOT remains in compliance with federal and state statutes, case law, rules, and federal and state court rules governing litigation and data practices.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A Juris Doctorate degree, an active license to practice law in the State of Minnesota, AND a minimum of two (2) years of experience and/or demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:


    • -         Federal and state laws and regulations in various areas which including Minnesota Data Practices Act, Open Meeting Law, Official Records Act, Records Management Act, and Freedom of Information Act.
    • -         Expert level knowledge of case law and industry best practices related to electronically stored information and e-discovery, comfort with technology, and understanding of meta-data and how it relates to production of data; and conducting legal research.

    How to Apply:

    Click here to learn more, and start your application: http://bit.ly/2tmqsaA by 8/3/2017


  • 20 Jul 2017 10:29 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)



    As the public school district for Minnesota's capital city, Saint Paul Public Schools endeavors to provide A World of Opportunities for a multicultural population of approximately 38,000 students.  To accomplish our mission, we employ over 6,000 dedicated and talented people from a wide variety of personal, professional, and educational backgrounds. 

    Saint Paul Public Schools has an immediate opening for an Assistant General Counsel.  This is a unique opportunity to provide in-house counsel to a large urban school district.  Candidates must have at least 3 years of legal practice experience, current Minnesota law license, and excellent research, analysis and communication skills. Preferred qualifications include experience in the following legal areas: education, public sector, employment/labor, special education, civil rights, contracts, data practices and data privacy, constitutional law, and litigation or contested case administrative hearings.  Minimum salary $85,000, plus generous benefits. 

    For a detailed job description, see https://pswl4.spps.org:8143/psp/HRPRDEXTSS/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=997511&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

    To apply, visit our website and apply online by Sunday, July 30, 2017 at http://www.spps.org/Page/3421 Job ID number 1003627.

    Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.


  • 19 Jul 2017 12:30 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Legal Counsel

    Rochester, MN

    What if your career could change your life?

    Perhaps you imagine being part of a team where your colleagues inspire you to stretch and grow beyond your boundaries. Maybe you are looking for a purpose in life that gives you an opportunity to be part of a lasting legacy. Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect – and most importantly, a life-changing career.

    Mayo Clinic legal counsel provides employment law expertise for a world-class, non-profit, academic medical center and affiliated health care systems. Responsible for managing multiple client relationships, with an understanding of and willingness to meet clients’ business goals in a dynamic, team-based, multi-state, corporate legal department.

    Qualified candidates must have completed of law school and a license to practice law in the state of residence; must be eligible for a license in Minnesota. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience to include advising clients on employment matters in the healthcare industry.

    Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S.News & World Report, 2016-2017), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Being a part of Mayo Clinic allows for more work-life balance, competitive compensation and generous benefits, career security and the ability to manage and coordinate patient care in the most efficient ways possible. Discover these and many other reasons why we’re recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.


    CLICK HERE to apply online and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you.

    ©2017 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


  • 17 Jul 2017 7:58 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)


    Posted: July 14, 2017

    Tutors in the Academic Excellence Office play a vital role in ensuring that students succeed in law school and pass the bar exam.  Tutors meet with students on a regular basis and teach them essential skills such as critical reading, case briefing, rule synthesis, course outlining, IRAC, legal analysis, exam preparation, and time management. At Mitchell Hamline, tutoring is open to all students, regardless of class rank.

    As members of the Academic Excellence team, tutors will have access to meeting space and school resources to use in their teaching. Tutors are also invited to attend team meetings and participate in program development as their interests and schedules permit.

    We have found that the highest and best use of our tutors’ time is teaching, so we do our best to provide support so our tutors can focus on teaching.  For example, we provide a comprehensive and organized binder of all teaching materials and exercises you may need, training, and mentorship.

    We pay a competitive hourly rate for our tutors’ time.  More importantly, your students will pay you with much gratitude for being the reason they succeed.

    Qualifications: JD degree from an ABA accredited law school; demonstrated excellence in legal writing and analysis; demonstrated ability to communicate in an effective manner, both orally and in writing; previous tutoring, mentoring, or teaching experience preferred.

    To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and list of references by email to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Application deadline is August 4, 2017.

    Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


  • 05 Jul 2017 11:14 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Legal Reasoning Workshop Adjunct Professors Needed for Fall Semester 2017

    Legal ReasoningWorkshop Professors will be responsible for teaching 1L or 2L students the foundational skills necessary for success in law school. Skills include such things as critical reading, case briefing, rule synthesis, course outlining, IRAC, and legal analysis. Professors will teach small classes of twelve to fourteen students. Day, evening, and weekend classes are available. The 1L course is one-credit and will meet from 1-2 hours a week; class will not meet every week. The 2L course is two-credits and will meet once a week, every week of the semester for two hours (except for fall break or other holidays).

    Professors must provide timely written feedback on assignments, and must be available to their students via email. All Power Points and other teaching materials will be provided. Thus, outside of grading, class preparation time should be minimal.

    Qualifications: JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school, with high academic credentials; Demonstrated excellence in professional legal writing and analysis; Demonstrated ability to communicate in an effective manner both orally and in writing; Previous teaching, mentoring, or teaching assistant experience preferred.

    To apply, please send cover letter, resume, list of references, and preferred teaching schedule (day, evening, or weekend) by email to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Application deadline is July 24, 2017.

    Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.


  • 05 Jul 2017 9:26 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)


    Legal Aid Supervising or Staff Attorney (St. Cloud)

    For Posting

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) is seeking a supervising or staff attorney for its St. Cloud office.  Law school 2017 graduates who have taken or are taking the July Minnesota Bar Examination will be considered.  Supervising attorney applicants must have at least four years’ experience practicing law or three years practicing law with supervisory experience.

    BACKGROUND:  MMLA’s St. Cloud office provides civil representation to low-income people in nine central Minnesota counties.  Senior Law and Health Care Outreach are provided in additional counties.  The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar.  MMLA does not receive funding from the Legal Services Corporation.  St. Cloud is a city of 68,000 and is located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  There are three area colleges, community theaters, a thriving arts community, and easy access to state parks and the Lake Wobegon Bike Trail.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Attorney will provide representation on poverty law issues, including family law and housing.  Representation of low‑income individuals can include service work, complex litigation, policy advocacy, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client and office needs.  A Supervising Attorney would be responsible for day-to-day supervision of housing and family law units, as well as providing direct representation to clients.  The Supervising Attorney would also conduct regular docket reviews and staff evaluations, and would lead efforts to involve Legal Aid in community efforts to address housing issues affecting low-income people.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Concern for the needs and rights of low-income people is required.  These positions require the ability to work positively within a law office, supporting co‑workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients.  Second language ability is helpful.  Applicants must be licensed or be registered to take the July 2017 bar examination.  Attorneys admitted in states other than Minnesota can get temporary pre-exam admission.  Excellent communication, analytic, and written skills are required.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.  Experience in the areas of housing and/or family law is a plus.  Experience supervising, teaching, and/or mentoring others is also a plus.

    SALARY:  Attorney:  $47,000-$53,000 upon bar admission; Supervising Attorney:  $52,250-$58,600 DOE.  Salaries based on MMLA salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

    APPLICATIONS:  Applications preferred by July 17, 2017, but applications will be 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/employment.


    No Agencies.  No Calls.


  • 27 Jun 2017 10:10 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Attorney Editor

    Link to apply: https://goo.gl/LDmHn2

    Primary Objective(s)

    In this role you will provide legal interpretation in the form of research, analysis, and writing to support the development and maintenance of Thomson Reuters Legal information in all media. Members of this team are also tasked with ensuring that published legal information contains and delivers premium legal content.

    Key Responsibilities

    There are a number of key responsibilities of the Attorney Editor role:

    • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing: Our Attorney Editors create and classify legal information in the form of headnotes, highlights, and other features and enhancements. You will also identify key legal issues in editorial materials while demonstrating competence in Westlaw navigation and on-line research tools.
    • Editorial Responsibility: Members of this team adhere to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards. They also verify their own work and that of other staff as required for accuracy and completeness, and ensure that the information is properly presented and organized. In this role you will be required to maintain and develop legal knowledge and skills training as needed to complete your work and in order to stay current on legal trends and developments that are related to your editorial responsibilities.
    • Individual and Leadership Development: As a part of a larger team, you will attend and participate in meetings and take part in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation).To be most effective at your job, you will develop knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to your responsibilities, and those of competitors.

    Members of our team prioritize their own work and understand the roles and responsibilities of each collaborator/team member and how each role impacts production. You will also be required to demonstrate competence on company specific systems necessary to perform your job functions.

    Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.



    J.D. degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Self starter with aptitude for legal research and writing
    • Analytical thinker who uses logic and collaborates to solve difficult problems
    • Decisive with a focus on making quality decisions quickly
    • Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and communicate complex legal material.
    • Comfortable with personal computers and familiar with word processing and online applications
    • Can prioritize tasks and projects and pursue them with energy and drive
    • Great teammate who will work successfully in a shared environment.
    • Strong communicator who can speak and write clearly and effectively with all contacts, both in and outside Thomson Reuters.

    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 over 60,000 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 careers.thomsonreuters.com.

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

    "According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the 2017 fiscal year (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017)."


  • 05 Jun 2017 10:52 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    U.S. Bank Associate General Counsel

    U.S. Bank is seeking a Deputy General Counsel--Regulatory.

    -This position will report to the General Counsel and will supervise a team of attorneys providing legal support on a wide range of domestic and foreign regulations and for the Bank’s legal regulatory change management function, including in the areas of consumer, bank holding company and prudential regulations, affiliate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, BSA/AML, political law, securities and investments.

    -This position will manage a team of regulatory attorneys responsible for the daily monitoring of regulatory changes; drafting regulatory change memoranda and advising business lines and their in-house counsel on bank regulatory matters.

    -In addition, this attorney will work with Government Relations and Regulatory Services on developing regulatory policy and advocacy for U.S. Bank and participate in trade associations ; interact with bank regulatory staff; assist with regulatory approvals from and notices to the banking regulators in connection with new activities, products or services, mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization and governance changes; provide legal interpretation regarding bank regulations for members of the Law Division, the Corporate Compliance, Risk and Audit teams, and senior management; and serve as legal support for various major corporate projects.

    -This position oversees the legal functions for Privacy and Data Protection and Technology and Operations.

    To apply online: https://usbank.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=170016353


  • 02 Jun 2017 9:54 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Position Announcement

    Director of Legal Services

    Tubman is seeking a full-time Director of Legal Services to join the dynamic and collaborative team providing legal advice, attorney representation, and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as low income people needing help with family law issues such as divorce and child custody. The Director of Legal Services serves on the senior leadership team to assure the highest level of quality and access to Tubman’s full continuum of services; model the Vision, Mission, and Values; and achieve the organization’s strategic objectives.

    This role requires exceptional interpersonal, coaching and partnership skills combined with creativity, administrative aptitude, and critical-thinking abilities. The position is based in Maplewood with regular travel to other locations. Work hours are primarily weekdays; occasional evenings and weekends required.

    Position Accountabilities

    • Provide direct supervision and coaching to legal program managers, senior staff attorney, other program staff, volunteers and interns.
    • Ensure that client service and financial goals, priorities and operating procedures are established and met to deliver strategic outcomes.
    • Manage legal program grants and contracts through drafting and submitting timely, quality reports. Assist in the development of legal program grant proposals.
    • Develop, implement, and monitor balanced program budgets.
    • Design, analyze and prepare stakeholder evaluations to monitor quality and service delivery. Stakeholders include clients, judges, law enforcement, prosecutors, and attorneys.
    • Maintain and monitor required data entry and case management operations.
    • Ensure program accessibility for clients seeking legal services and support.
    • Develop and supports community and systems change partnerships to ensure that a wide range of resources are responsive and available to meet client needs.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Knowledge of the civil and criminal process and civil relief processes relating to domestic abuse and family law issues.
    • Management experience, including an understanding of team leadership processes and a commitment to building and maintaining a multi-disciplinary team of professional excellence.
    • Strong leadership qualities including an ability to build strong relationships with staff, clients, community partners, and criminal justice systems including law enforcement, court personnel, judges, and prosecutors.
    • Belief in advocacy based on client-centered and client-directed decision making.
    • Experience in budget planning and implementation.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and data management systems.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • BA or BS in related field and experience in programs related to domestic violence prevention and intervention services or experience working within a legal services organization

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in related field or equivalent years of experience.
    • Experience leading collaborative projects.

    • Ability to speak more than one language.

    Leads: Staff Attorneys, Legal Managers, Legal Coordinators, Legal Advocates, Division Assistant, Volunteers and Interns

    Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

    Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications and is accompanied by a quality benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

    TO APPLY:  Send resumes and cover letter to:  jobs@tubman.org or Tubman Human Resources, 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN  55109

    Preference will be given to resumes received by end of day Thursday, June 8.

    We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    About us: Tubman’s philosophy is rooted in our inspiration and namesake, Harriet Tubman. Facing unrelenting adversities, Harriet Tubman encouraged others to simply "Keep going." Each year, Tubman offers safety, hope and healing to over 30,000 people of all ages who are facing violence, exploitation, homelessness, addiction or mental health challenges. Our culturally responsive services are rooted in decades of research, innovation, experience and partnership. Incorporating feedback from the people we serve and the community, Tubman provides countless ways to help. To learn more, please visit www.tubman.org. 


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