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  • 11 Aug 2016 9:00 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    HB holt bolivar

    Our client, a top law firm, is searching for a highly professional Diversity and Inclusion Officer. The ideal candidate will be a strong, motivating leader with the ability to offer creative solutions with respect to recruiting and retaining diverse associates. Law firm experience is preferred, but not required.

    • College degree required, JD or graduate degree in Organizational Development or related field preferred
    • Prior leadership experience in Diversity and Inclusion or Professional Development field required   
    • Highly professional with a strong customer service orientation and a commitment to meeting deadlines
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills    
    • Strong, independent thinking skills required    

    Please contact:

    Shakea Lue, Esq.
    Owner/Executive Director of Legal Placement
    Email:  slue@holtbolivar.com
    Direct:  816-547-2565

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • 05 Aug 2016 3:04 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street
    Attorney
    St. Cloud, MN

    Description:  Stinson Leonard Street LLP (www.stinson.com), an Am Law 200 firm with offices in 13 cities nationally, is seeking an attorney with experience in the areas of estate planning, corporate law and/or real estate to join our St. Cloud, MN location. The preferred candidate is self-motivated and team-orientated, with the ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment. While this position is based in St .Cloud, MN, we are seeking an attorney with the ability and interest to partner with our greater Stinson team and serve clients nationally.

    Qualifications Required: 
    Qualified candidates will have experience in the areas of estate planning, corporate law and/or real estate. The successful candidate is a professional who can provide exceptional customer service both to our clients and our internal team. Qualified applicants will possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

    To Apply:
    Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial law school transcript, and writing sample by e-mail to:

    Sharon Ivy
    Recruiting & Diversity Manager
    Stinson Leonard Street
    1201Walnut, Suite 2900
    recruiting@stinson.com

    Stinson Leonard Street is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

    For information about Stinson Leonard Street, visit us at www.stinson.com.

  • 05 Aug 2016 2:57 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street
    Litigation Associate
    Minneapolis, MN

    Description:  Stinson Leonard Street LLP is seeking an Associate with three to five years of experience to join the Financial Services & Class Action Litigation Division in our Minneapolis office.

    Qualifications Required:  Juris Doctor and active Minnesota attorney license or eligibility for Minnesota licensure is required. Qualified candidates must have three to five years of litigation experience in a law firm or government law office, preferably with experience in class action litigation.  Experience in securities, banking, insurance or antitrust litigation would also be helpful. Exceptional academic performance and excellent research, writing and analytical skills are required.

    To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a copy of your law school transcript by e-mail to:

         Sharon Ivy
         Recruiting & Diversity Manager
         Stinson Leonard Street
         150 South Fifth Avenue, Suite 2300
         Minneapolis, MN 55402
        
    recruiting@stinson.com

    Stinson Leonard Street is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply to be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

    For more information about Stinson Leonard Street, visit us at www.stinson.com. 

  • 29 Jul 2016 2:18 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    IP Litigation Associate
    Hatch-Waxman Litigation

    Robins Kaplan LLP seeks an associate to join the Intellectual Property Litigation practice in our Minneapolis office. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials and three to seven years of complex litigation experience in intellectual property cases, with a special emphasis on Hatch-Waxman litigation. A bachelor’s degree in pharmacology, chemistry, or biology is helpful, strong research and writing skills are required, along with a demonstrated desire to be a trial lawyer.

    Apply if you would like to practice law in an environment where new challenges and growth are approached with energy, enthusiasm and team work, where you work directly with clients and where your efforts are appropriately rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. Applicants must be admitted, or eligible to become admitted, to practice in Minnesota.

    Applicants can apply online at the career section of our website:

    http://www.robinskaplan.com/careers/associates

    Robins Kaplan LLP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce. 

  • 29 Jul 2016 2:15 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Litigation Associate – Judicial Clerkship Experience
    Robins Kaplan LLP – Minneapolis

    We seek current or recent Judicial Clerks to join our highly successful Business Litigation practice. Qualified candidates will have Federal Judicial Clerkship experience, preferably in a U.S. Court of Appeals. Strong academic credentials along with exceptional research and writing skills are required. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated desire to build a trial or appellate practice. This position will provide an opportunity to work on the entire cycle of litigated disputes – from pre-suit investigation through both trial and appeals – on matters in both state and federal courts.

    Apply if you would like to practice law in an environment where new challenges and growth are approached with energy, enthusiasm and team work, where you work directly with clients and where your efforts are appropriately rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. Applicants must be admitted, or eligible to become admitted, to practice in Minnesota.

    Applicants can apply online at the career section of our website:

    http://www.robinskaplan.com/careers/associates

    Robins Kaplan LLP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce.

  • 27 Jul 2016 2:44 PM | Bryan Browning (Administrator)

    Travelers is seeking an attorney with 3-6 years of legal experience to join its St. Paul office. They are looking for someone with experience in property/casualty insurance coverage litigation and counseling, or property/casualty insurance policy drafting and analysis. The preferred candidate will have experience in areas of commercial general liability, personal lines, management liability, and commercial property insurance coverages.

    More details regarding the position on application instructions are available HERE

  • 25 Jul 2016 12:39 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Attorney Editor

    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, and ensure that published legal information contains and delivers premium legal content.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing:
    • Creates and classifies legal information in the form of headnotes, highlights, and other text.
    • Identifies key legal issues in editorial materials.
    • Demonstrates competence in Westlaw navigation and on-line research tools.

    Editorial Responsibility:

    • Adheres to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards.
    • Verifies own work and that of other staff as required for accuracy and completeness, and ensures that the information is properly presented and organized.
    • Maintains and develops legal knowledge and skills training as required to complete work and stay current on legal trends and developments related to the employee’s editorial responsibilities.

    Individual and Leadership Development:

    • Attends and participates in meetings as requested/required.
    • Participates in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation).
    • Develops knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to the employee's responsibilities, and those of competitors.
    • Prioritizes own work.
    • Understands the roles and responsibilities of each collaborator/team member and how each role impacts production.
    • Demonstrates competence on company specific systems necessary to perform job functions.

    Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    -LL.B. or J.D. degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.

     

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    • Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills.
    • Exceptional editorial judgment and attention to detail.
    • Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and communicate complex legal material.
    • Understanding of editorial production process and requirements
    • Skilled in the use of personal computers and has familiarity with word processing and on-line applications.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks/projects.
    • Able to work successfully in a collaborative or team environment.
    • Ability to communicate appropriately 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 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We’ll bring a world of opportunities.

    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 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 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 thomsonreuters.com/careers.

    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 2016 fiscal year (October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016).

  • 15 Jul 2016 2:44 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Attorney Editor

    The Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) is a voluntary statewide professional association for attorneys and other law-related professionals.  We are seeking an Attorney Editor who will be responsible for developing libraries and other resources for the MSBA’s member benefit practicelaw. The Attorney Editor also assists with other Online Services, including eBooks and online community resources.  For more information about the MSBA’s programs and services, please visit our website www.mnbar.org.  The Minnesota State Bar Association is an equal opportunity employer.

    Primary Functions

    • Performs and oversees technical development of written and graphic materials for practicelaw
    • Assists in the production of other materials produced by Online Services group, including promotional materials and eBooks
    • Maintains practicelaw website and manages documents and other resources residing on the website
    • Help desk support related to practicelaw, Higher Logic and Casemaker, including drafting self-help resources
    • Offers budget recommendations to Online Services Director

    Standard Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • JD required
    • Expertise in creating templates, formats, styles and complex document assembly
    • Working knowledge of HTML, Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
    • Legal research and writing experience
    • Basic to intermediate knowledge of membership databases
    • Superior proofing and editing skills
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with similar and competing deadlines
    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively as  part of a team
    • Good judgment and initiative
    • Excellent member service skills
    • Excellent communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Minnesota bar admission
    • Three to five years’ experience.

    To Apply

    Please send resume to Jean Nelson, HR Manager.

    Mail: Minnesota State Bar Association, 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Email: jnelson@mnbar.org

    The salary range for this position is DOE and includes a generous benefit package.

  • 13 Jul 2016 10:44 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    This project is for an enterprising person with a passion for African American history and audio storytelling. APM Reports and The Washington Post are partnering to create a signature new podcast and related web materials to mark the opening of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. This fellowship position will assist with the production of the podcast and related media. 

    Title:

    Fellowship, APM Reports (National Programs)

    Location:

    This Fellowship can be based in St Paul, MN or Boston, MA

    Duration:

    2-3 months

    Start date:

    July - August, 2016

    Hours:

    20 hours/week

    Rate:

    $15/hour

    Application Deadline:

    July 19, 2016

     Position Responsibilities:

    ·       Conducts research for producers, including library/internet research, and pre-reporting calls to sources.

    ·       Transcribes interviews.

    ·       Contributes to podcast production, script writing, and editing audio, as needed.

    ·       Writes podcast descriptions, as assigned.

    ·       Fact-checking as needed.

    ·       Secures permission to license audio material.

    ·       Performs various administrative tasks.

    ·       Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education and Experience:

    ·       College student or recent graduate; or equivalent work experience.

    ·       Work experience with or interest in reporting/research.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    ·       Ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.

    ·       Excellent organizational and communication skills.

    ·       Demonstrated interest in public affairs journalism.

    ·       Demonstrated knowledge of African American history.

    ·       Ability to manage time and task load independently.

    ·       Ability to type and work on PC-based programs like Windows XP, Word and Excel, and must possess general computer skills, including Internet research.

    ·       Ability to learn new computer programs quickly.

    ·       Ability to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment.

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    ·       Experience with Mac-based programs such as Pro Tools editing software.

    ·       Demonstrated journalism, radio and news writing experience.

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

    Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Physical Demands: 

    ·       Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time

    ·       Required to move about in the community

    ·       Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping

    Working Conditions: 

    ·       Moderate noise level

    ·       Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. 

  • 13 Jul 2016 10:36 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

     

     

    Job Title:

    Contract Services Analyst, Senior (Purchasing and Contract Services)

    Closing Date/Time:

    Fri. 07/29/16 5:00 PM Central Time

    Salary:

    $54,025.92 - $84,814.08 Annually

    Job Type:

    Full-time

    Location:

    Downtown Minneapolis

    Department:

    Office of Budget & Finance

     

    The Purchasing and Contract Services division of the Office of Budget and Finance is seeking a Senior Contract Services Analyst.   Purchasing and Contract Services is the county's central purchasing and contracting office and is responsible for managing the bid process for commodities and construction contracts and for facilitating the procurement of certain professional services.

    Hennepin County offers an impressive
    benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, 11 paid holidays per year in addition to paid time off (PTO), paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit pension plan (PERA), retirement savings programs, trade time for fitness, and many more.

    The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

    • Manage the bid process for goods and services.
    • Create Request for Proposals (RFPs) and facilitate the RFP process.
    • Negotiate contract terms with vendors.
    • Provide technical assistance to departments related to procurement and contracting.
    • Collaborate with staff when developing or preparing a new contract or a contract for renewal, review contracts with staff to ensure they understand the key elements, review and edit contract specifications, and provide training and review when needed.
    • Participate in prebid meetings with prospective vendors staff.
    • Assist departments with contract compliance, document and communicate issues and disputes with staff and vendors, and co-facilitate meetings as necessary.
    • Evaluate bid/proposal documents and submittals with applicable staff.
    • Present contract rate increase requests, negotiate where appropriate, and finalize in collaboration with the staff and vendors.
    • Attend meetings to review outstanding issues and upcoming contracts, prepare reports, and present information when needed.
    • Establish and maintain a contractor evaluation process.

    Best Qualified Candidates will have:

    • One of the following:
      • Juris doctorate and two years or more of relevant contracting or procurement experience.
      • Master's degree in business administration, public administration, health care administration, public health, or a social services academic area and two years or more of relevant contracting or procurement experience.
      • Bachelor's degree in one of the above fields and three years or more of relevant contracting or procurement experience.
      • Bachelor's degree in another field which includes two or more courses in business, public administration, healthcare administration, public health or social services and four years of relevant contracting or purchasing experience.
    • Experience:
      • Managing all aspects of procurement and contracts including administrative, legal, and programmatic components.
      • Analyzing and interpreting specifications for commodities and services.  
      • Establishing and maintaining working relationships with internal and external partners.
      • Analyzing, interpreting, and complying with state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations.
      • Preparing and presenting complex reports and other materials to a variety of audiences.
      • Implementing purchasing or contracting processes.
      • Negotiating contract terms and conditions.
      • Drafting clear, concise and legally enforceable final legal agreements.
      • Using PeopleSoft for purchasing transactions.
    • Knowledge of prevailing wage contract requirements.
    • Ability to:
      • Work with the County Attorney's Office to review legal concerns and develop contract language.
      • Communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of staff and policy leaders in the county.
      • Analyze data and effectively use various information systems.

    Applications must be submitted through our careers page www.hennepin,jobsby July 29, 2016 at 5pm CST. 

    Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Job offer will be contingent on an employment history/reference check, criminal background check prior to employment.

    Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

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