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  • 01 Aug 2017 12:35 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Dykema’s Minneapolis office seeks a staff attorney with at least three years of consumer finance litigation experience. Previous experience representing banks, insurance carriers and lenders in such matters is a plus. Candidates should have experience in drafting and arguing motions, drafting all manner of pleadings and developing case strategy. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills are required. The work requires attention to detail and the ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines.

    Admission to the Minnesota Bar is required.

    WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING RESUMES FROM SEARCH FIRMS FOR THIS POSITION

    Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript to:

    Justine Maury
    Senior Manager, Recruiting and Professional Development
    Email: jmaury@dykema.com

    The information can be faxed to: 866-771-2154
    EOE

     

  • 01 Aug 2017 11:21 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program Director

    .5 FTE Responsible for day-to-day program operations and leadership. Supports all aspects of pro bono services offered to clients seeking assistance with patent application and prosecution with the USPTO. Manages and executes client application review, eligibility determination, placement, monitoring, and closure. Supports volunteer program committee in its oversight; works with committee on program development.

    Qualifications include:

    Understanding of and past experience with the U.S. patent system (preferred but not required).

    Thorough understanding of and past experience with the U.S. patent system.

    Understanding of factors affecting success or failure for new ventures.

    Dedication to expanding access to the legal system, client service, volunteerism.

    Full position description/qualifications: http://legalcorps.org/legalcorps-hiring

    LegalCORPS is an equal opportunity employer.

    Send resume, cover letter by August 18:

    Sally Nankivell

    Executive Director

    LegalCORPS

    1000 LaSalle Avenue, SCH 317

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    snankivell@legalcorps.org

     

  • 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)

    ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL

    SAINT PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    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)

    http://mitchellhamline.edu/employment/2017/07/14/part-time-academic-excellence-tutors/ 

    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)

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

    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.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

    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.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    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.

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