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  • 22 Mar 2017 9:30 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Expires Apr 24

    Part-Time Law Clerk - Fall Semester 2017

    Best & Flanagan is seeking to hire one or more law students for a part-time diversity clerkship position during the 2017 fall semester. This ten-week  program is designed to complement the Best & Flanagan summer clerkship program by giving our firm another opportunity to connect with future lawyers interested in a dynamic mid-size firm that is dedicated to our clients and our community.

    Any student who has completed at least one year of law school is eligible to apply.   This program honors our commitment to building and retaining a team of attorneys and staff that mirrors the diversity of the community in which we live and practice, and we look forward to receiving applications from  students who share that commitment.

    To apply for Best & Flanagan’s 2017 Fall Semester Diversity Clerkship Program, submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and transcript to our Human Resources Manager, Vicki Nagel, by April 24, 2017.

    Best & Flanagan LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

  • 20 Mar 2017 5:27 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    General Counsel

    Metropolitan Council, St. Paul

    Position will manage the Office of General Counsel, and provide legal counsel and representation to the Council and staff; will direct and supervise legal staff; and retain and supervise outside counsel for specific assignments as needed. This is an appointed position and serves at the pleasure of the Metropolitan Council.   Applications received on or before April 10, 2017, will be given first preference.

    Education and Experience: Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited institution; currently licensed to practice law in Minnesota; has never been suspended or disbarred from practice of law in any jurisdiction; 10 or more years of experience practicing law including substantial experience as legal counsel for a large governmental entity preferred; directly related real estate, government contracts, construction, environment, transit labor & employment law experience is highly desirable; and experience hiring, developing, and managing legal staff including outside counsel.

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

     

  • 19 Mar 2017 2:29 PM | Aaron Abelleira (Administrator)

    Posting Date:            March 10, 2017

    Title:                           Assistant Director of Admissions

    Status:                        Full Time        

    This position assists the Dean of Admissions with the development and execution of recruitment, enrollment, and communication strategies. In addition, this position collaborates in developing and administering recruitment efforts and initiatives to increase the number of law students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ, and other groups that contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Toward these ends, this position develops relationships with undergraduate pre-law advisors and other external constituent groups and executes numerous programming and communication initiatives aimed at driving the applications of qualified and interested applicants, as well as enrollment.  Additionally, this position counsels prospective students on law school admissions, legal education and the school's academic program and resources, represents Mitchell Hamline at school forums and graduate/professional school fairs, and also develops and cultivates relationships with admitted students.  This position is a member of the Admissions Committee, reviews applications, and makes admission recommendations.

     

    Qualifications:  J.D. required; 3-5 years experience in higher education administration or marketing is preferred with experience in all forms of social media, and a commitment to encouraging students from diverse backgrounds to pursue college and law school; previous experience in admissions is a plus; requires travel up to 20%; high degree of professionalism and ability to work with confidential and sensitive matters; strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to develop collaborative working relationships both internally and externally; effective public speaking and presentation skills; high degree of initiative; ability to think creatively; skilled at project management; and comfort with data. Must possess some knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the educational attainment of students from diverse backgrounds

     

    To apply please send cover letter and resume, 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. 

     

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

     

  • 19 Mar 2017 2:19 PM | Aaron Abelleira (Administrator)

    Job Class: Compensation Attorney Principal

    Job Opening ID:  11547

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

    Date Posted: 02/21/2017

    Closing Date:  03/21/2017

    Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals

    Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

    Days of Work: Monday - Friday

    Travel Required: No

    Salary Range: $31.08- $46.19/ hr.; $64,895 - $96,445 annually

    Classified Status: Classified, Full-time

    Connect 700 Program Eligible:  Yes

                

    Description:

    The individual in this position will provide complex legal research, writing, advice, and assistance to the judges of Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. The attorney will assist the court in resolving motions, appeals, and petitions in workers’ compensation cases before the court and will assist in handling court administrative and other legal matters as assigned.

    Principal Tasks
    - Review new cases filed with the court prior to assignment to the judges and summarize the results of the review.

    - Review, analyze, and interpret legal documents and recommend and prepare orders and memoranda.
    - Prepare medical records summaries and summaries of other evidence as appropriate.
    - Assist judges in reviewing draft opinions and dissenting or concurring opinions as requested.
    - Act as marshal for oral arguments
    - Supervise legal interns or law clerks

    Qualifications

     Minimum Qualifications:

    -Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.
    - License to practice law in the State of Minnesota.
    - 3 years of experience as a workers’ compensation attorney or related experience.
    - Considerable knowledge of legal concepts in the area of workers compensation law or related areas in administrative law.
    - Ability to comprehend medical terminology and issues.
    - Demonstrated legal writing and research skills.
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    - Extensive knowledge of Minnesota’s workers’ compensation system, statutes and rules.
    - Knowledge and experience with legal research sources and methods.

    - Case management experience
    - Knowledge of and experience with a variety of computer software applications, such as electronic mail and calendaring systems, Windows Operating System, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Adobe Acrobat, Westlaw

    Preferred Qualifications

    - Previous work experience in a state court or agency.

    Application Details          

    Why Work For Us

    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.

    How to Apply

    Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. 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 or application process, contact Jodie Segelstrom at 651-259-3768 or jodie.segelstrom@state.mn.us

    If you have questions about the court position you may also contact Lise Schmidt at Lise.schmidt@state.mn.us

    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.


  • 17 Mar 2017 9:53 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Expires March 28!

    Complaint Investigation Officer- $25.01 - $34.86 Hourly

    This position will implement equal opportunity compliance and related human relations programs, and respond to complaints from the public who believe that they have been subjected to discriminatory treatment under the City Ordinance Chapter 139.40. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, with course work in areas related to assigned duties, or equivalent. Two (2) years’ experience performing directly related duties in the Civil Rights field or equivalent; equivalent combinations of training and experience may qualify and a Valid driver's license. Visit http://minneapolismn.gov/jobs for more information. Applications accepted through March 28, 2017.

     

  • 15 Mar 2017 1:19 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Barnes & Thornburg seeks a public finance associate for our Minneapolis office. Ideal candidates should have prior experience in public finance or a strong interest in learning how public finance transactions are done. Candidates with experience in sophisticated transactions, or individuals, who are just finishing federal or state clerkships, would also be acceptable.   Barnes & Thornburg is an Am Law 100 firm with 13 offices nationally and a growing Minneapolis office. Competitive salary and benefits will be paid, and time to partnership (if applicable) will be considered commensurate with experience. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance. Candidates identified to move forward in the interview process will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. No recruiters please.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/AAP

    Please submit your resume through our website:  http://www.btlaw.com/

     

  • 14 Mar 2017 1:34 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    EXPIRES MARCH 31, 2017

    U.S. Bank Employment Attorney - Minneapolis, MN

    U.S. Bank is seeking an employment attorney to join the Bank’s Legal Department. The primary function of this role is to provide advice and counsel to human resources business partners and business line managers on a wide variety of employment law issues arising across U.S. Bank’s national footprint. A strong employment law counseling background and experience with handling both agency charges and employment litigation are required for the position. The position may involve tracking and advising on new and emerging legislation both at the state and federal level. Knowledge of federal employment laws is required as well as experience working with employment laws in multiple states.

    Basic Qualifications
    - Law degree
    - Licensed by and in good standing with the appropriate state bar association or other appropriate state attorney licensing authority
    - Two to seven years of employment law experience in-house or at a law firm and possess the ability to work efficiently in a very fast-paced environment.

    Preferred Skills/Experience
    -Candidate must be able to provide thorough and accurate advice while balancing a high volume of consulting requests.
    -The ability to think on your feet and communicate under pressure is critical to success in this position.
    -Candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong time management skills and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
    Apply online at:  http://www.usbank.com/careers 


      

  • 10 Mar 2017 10:50 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    EXPIRES APRIL 10

    Judicial Standards Board

    Seeks Executive Secretary

     

    The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards seeks applicants for the position of executive secretary following the announcement of the pending retirement of current Executive Secretary Thomas C. Vasaly.  Applications are due by April 28, 2017.  By law, the executive secretary must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota and have at least fifteen years of experience in the practice of law, including any service as a judge The current salary is $125,300 plus state employee benefits.  The position is full-time.  For more information, including a position description, visit the Board’s website at www.bjs.state.mn.us.

     

    Applications and resumes may be submitted by e-mail at minnbjs@gmail.com.  For questions, contact Board Search Committee Chair, William J. Wernz at Wernz.William@dorseyalumni.com, (612) 340-5679, or by mail at 50 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402.  

     

  • 03 Mar 2017 9:29 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Job Announcement - For Posting Only

    MINNESOTA – FULL-TIME IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY

    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) seeks a full-time attorney in its Immigration Law Project (ILP) in its Minneapolis office.  MMLA provides free civil legal representation to clients with low incomes and seniors throughout 21 counties in central Minnesota, and to people with disabilities throughout the state.  The Minneapolis office ILP primarily serves clients who live in Hennepin and Anoka Counties.  

    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:  Responsibilities include advising and representing individual clients in a wide variety of immigration law matters including representation before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and in immigration court, as well as policy work, and community outreach/education as appropriate to client needs. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in immigration law is preferred.  Experience in immigration court is a plus.  Experience in poverty law, legal service work, or equivalent general practice is also desirable.  Applicants must be currently licensed in Minnesota or eligible for immediate admission by reciprocity. 

    Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to the needs of low-income/vulnerable people, including victims of domestic violence.  Organizational and team skills are essential.  Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills are required.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences and relevant language skills, particularly Spanish, are a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required.

     

    APPLICATIONS:  Submit cover letter, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by Thursday, March 9, 2017, or until position is filled.

    No agencies and no calls please.

    SALARY:  $47,000 - $57,600 DOE for 100% position.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

    STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible.

    MMLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

  • 02 Feb 2017 10:36 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    MINNESOTA – SUPERVISING ATTORNEY

    HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAW PROJECT

    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) seeks a full-time attorney to supervise the work of its Housing Discrimination Law Project in its Minneapolis office.  MMLA provides legal representation 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.  MMLA enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from the organized bar.  MMLA does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsibilities include supervision of legal work, grant writing and management, work planning, and evaluation of staff.  The position also involves representation of low income and other vulnerable clients in legal matters affecting their housing and civil rights.  Representation includes all levels of advocacy including litigation, policy work, and community education.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have at least three years of experience in the practice of law, including litigation.  Experience in poverty law, legal services work, or equivalent general practice is preferred.  Experience in the areas of housing discrimination and tenant rights is desirable.  Experience supervising, teaching, and/or mentoring others is also desirable.  Applicants must be licensed in Minnesota or eligible for admission by reciprocity.

     

    Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in and commitment to the needs of low-income/vulnerable clients.  Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills are required.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences and relevant language skills are a plus. Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required.

     

    SALARY:  Based upon experience and the MMLA salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

     

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

     

    APPLICATIONS:  Submit cover letter, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by Monday, February 20, 2017, or until position is filled.

    No calls please.

    MMLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

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