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  • 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



    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


     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.


    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


    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.

  • 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/


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

    Job Announcement - For Posting Only


    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)



    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.


  • 31 Jan 2017 3:25 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Associate General Counsel-Job # 697377

    Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization


     Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation

     Acquire deep knowledge of the industry and the specific business practices of this particular business within UnitedHealth Group so as to best advise senior business leaders

     Provide a full range of legal advice and services and may specialize in one of more areas such as mergers and acquisitions, transactional work, commercial law, contracts law, benefit law, insurance law, regulatory and compliance

     Manage all aspects of affirmative and defensive litigation and arbitrations involving the company; provide legal counsel in connection with internal investigations and responses to government inquiries; and provide legal advice on complex and sensitive matters regarding various laws applicable to health care

     This position reports directly to Senior Associate General Counsel


    Required Qualifications:

    Juris Doctorate degree


     Must have experience managing internal investigations and drafting complaints / demands in courts and arbitration forums

     Knowledge of U.S., state contract, corporate health care and regulatory law

     Experience with regulatory agencies and administrative experience with state insurance regulations

     Understanding of health care benefit coverage and medical policy development

     Proven success in collaborating across a matrixed business and legal environment

     Demonstrated understanding of business problems related to assigned legal projects

     Well developed written and verbal communications skills

     Excellent presentation skills

     Ability to evaluate and determine appropriate legal course of action to meet business unit needs

     Ability to build and maintain rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Significant trial, arbitration and negotiation experience

     Familiarity with False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and various other healthcare laws and regulations, as well as Medicare, Medicaid and commercial lines of business and HIPAA

     5+ years of legal experience; prior managed care legal experience

     Strong understanding of health insurance and/or managed care industry


    Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


  • 29 Jan 2017 4:07 AM | Anonymous


     JD

     Licensed to practice law in at least one state or the District of Columbia

     Ability to work on-site at our office: 610 Opperman Drive, Eagan, MN 55123

     Available 40 hours per week, during regular daytime business hours, for duration of any assignment you accept

    Email your resume to ann.peckskamp@thomsonreuters.com.

  • 29 Jan 2017 3:35 AM | Anonymous

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) is seeking an attorney to work with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, including student victims.

    Responsibilities:  This attorney will provide representation on a variety of civil legal issues to victims of sexual assault, domestic abuse, and stalking.  Representation can include service work, complex litigation, policy advocacy, outreach, and community education as appropriate.  A particular focus of this position will be student victims of sexual assault.  Job duties involved with this aspect of the position will include assessing college and university compliance with state and federal law related to sexual assault on or near campus. 

    Applications:  Applications accepted until 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.

  • 24 Jan 2017 11:05 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)






    The Minnesota Court of Appeals reviews cases appealed from district courts and administrative agencies.  Nineteen judges serve on the Court of Appeals, which is divided into six rotating panels of three judges each, hearing oral arguments throughout the year.  The court is located in the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

    It is anticipated that approximately 25-30 positions will be open for the term of August 2018 through August 2019. 

    COURT OF APPEALS LAW CLERK DUTIES:  The primary duties of a law clerk are to analyze and research cases on appeal.  A law clerk’s typical responsibilities include close review of the record and transcripts from the district court, evaluating conflicting briefs, supplementing the legal research submitted in the briefs, assisting the judge in accurately synthesizing the facts and the law through preparation of bench memoranda and providing further assistance in opinion preparation, and cite-checking opinions.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The minimum academic requirement for application is enrollment as a second-year law student; graduation from an accredited law school is required to begin employment.  Professional skills and academic record are both considered.  Strong writing and research skills are essential.  Experience on a law review or law journal is preferred.  The judges of the court will select law clerks after reviewing applications and conducting interviews.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Anticipated salary for 2018-2019 term is $57,942 per year, plus excellent State of Minnesota benefits package, which includes low-cost medical, dental, and life insurance; retirement savings plan; and low-cost parking or mass-transit subsidy.  Visit http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/ for current benefit information.

    TO APPLY:  Apply online at www.mncourts.gov by attaching a cover letter, resume, and legal writing sample to the online application.  Please arrange for your official transcript, with class rank, if available, to be mailed or e-mailed directly from your Registrar’s Office to the address listed below.  Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and also should be sent or e-mailed directly to the address listed below. The Court of Appeals Law Clerk application deadline is August 1, 2017.   Please note that there is a series of supplemental questions in the application.  Please complete thoroughly.  Responses are submitted to judges verbatim.   If you have any questions, please call (651) 215-9486.  Applications must be submitted by August 1, 2017.

    Minnesota Judicial Center

    Human Resources Department, Rm. G08

    25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

    St. Paul, MN 55155



     The Court of Appeals Law Clerk Application Deadline is August 1, 2017.  (please also add this to the COA posting).


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