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  • 18 Oct 2016 5:01 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)
    Job Title: Director of Professional Services
    Closing Date/Time: Thu. 12/01/16 11:59 PM Central Time
    Salary: $93,605.04 - $145,032.48 Annually
    Job Type: Full-time
    Location: BLE/CLE - St. Paul, Minnesota

     

    The Minnesota Supreme Court seeks an attorney to serve as the Director of Professional Services.  The Director is responsible for overseeing the operations and administration of the Minnesota Supreme Court's attorney regulatory functions including the Board of Law Examiners, the Board of Continuing Legal Education, the Board of Legal Certification and the Office of Lawyer Registration.  Work is performed according to the rules of the Minnesota Supreme Court and Judicial Branch policies and procedures. 

     

    Example of Duties: 

    • Provide consultation and advice to the boards with respect to the legal and administrative responsibilities of each; monitor all board hearings and board-related litigation. Ensure Supreme Court liaison and board chairs and members are advised of important matters related to each board.
    • Direct and supervise personnel employed to carry out the work of each board.  This includes hiring, training, coaching, supervising, and evaluating direct reports and working through subordinate supervisors.  Set quality standards for critical work product.
    • Develop annual budgets for each board and office; make oral budget presentation to the Supreme Court; monitor and adjust expenditures while ensuring compliance with Minnesota Judicial Branch and office financial policies.
    • Draft, oversee, and administer policies and procedures to provide direction to staff in the administration of waivers and dispositions; review requests for waivers of rule provisions and recommend dispositions; inform petitioners of board determinations and reasons therefore.
    • Direct and supervise employees and 3rd party vendors responsible for the planning, development, maintenance, enhancement, proper functioning and life cycle planning for 4 custom-designed information platforms and 4 attorney/applicant portals on which office functions are performed; includes responsibility for development and functioning of 4 websites.
    • Prepare and submit annual reports to Minnesota Supreme Court.
    • Work collaboratively with board committees to review board rules and propose rule amendments; draft petitions and supporting memoranda to be filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court; present oral argument to the Court in support of board recommendations.
    • Oversee the administration of the office including contract negotiations, requests for proposals, policies and procedures.
    • Oversee the Minnesota Bar Examination and related processes to ensure the security of national test materials, the hiring, calibration and scoring of essay graders, and the validity and integrity of exam results.
    • Direct and periodically modify the administrative processes by which Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses are accredited, as well as those processes by which Minnesota-licensed attorneys report compliance with mandatory CLE requirements, while ensuring sanctions are imposed for failure to comply.
    • Direct the processes through which the functions of the Lawyer Registration Office are carried out, including issuance of annual notices to lawyers, collection of fees, and imposition of sanctions for failure to pay as well as voluntary requests for transfer of license status.
    • Direct process by which agencies apply for, receive, and maintain authority to certify attorneys as specialists in Minnesota.
    • Plan agendas and attend board and committee meetings; assure timely follow up on board and committee actions.
    • Advise boards with respect to policy issues, national and state trends and legal issues.
    • Conduct public hearing on applications for authority to certify specialists and the adaption of definitions of specialty legal fields.
    • Respond to subpoenas and special requests for information. 

    Typical Qualifications:  

    • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree supplemented with a JD from an ABA approved law school and 8 years legal, along with at least 3 years of managerial, experience; 10+ years overall experience is preferred.
    • Applicants must be currently licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota.
    • Administrative, supervisory, and attorney discipline experience highly desirable.
    • Outstanding writing, public speaking, presentation, and interpersonal skills required.
    • Applicants active with state or county bar associations highly desirable.
    • Experience with bar regulatory functions preferred.
    • Offers of employment will be subject to Statewide, Federal and National background check and attorney records check. 

     

    SALARY RANGE: $93,605 to $145,032 annually.  Starting salary depends upon qualifications.  

    GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE!  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. Visit www.mn.gov/mmb/segip/ for benefits information.
     
    APPLICATION DEADLINE:       December 1, 2016
     
     
    TO APPLY:  Apply online at www.mncourts.gov.  Please attach a resume and cover letter to your application.  If you have any questions, call Katie Perry at 651-215-9486 
     

    It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
     
    EOE  

    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mncourts/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1560794 

  • 18 Oct 2016 4:54 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

     

    Job Title: Attorney III – Assistant Director
    Closing Date/Time: Tue. 11/15/16 11:59 PM Central Time
    Salary: $38.44 - $59.55 Hourly
    $80,262.72 - $124,340.40 Annually
    Job Type: Full-time
    Location: OLPR - St. Paul, Minnesota

     

    The Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility located in downtown St. Paul seeks an Attorney III.  The position involves advanced professional research, writing, investigative work and trial practice.  

    Example of Duties:

    • Investigate complaints of attorney violations of the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct, including matters involving both proposed private and public discipline, make recommendations for disposition, prepare memorandum dismissing the complaint if there is no basis for discipline and prosecute attorney disciplinary cases.
    • Educate the bar on professional responsibility matters by speaking at seminars, authoring articles for publication, and providing advisory opinions to individual attorneys;
    • Work with and mentor volunteer investigators at the district ethics committees; and
    • Such other duties as assigned. 

    Typical Qualifications:

    • At least 10 years' experience - must include civil litigation or prosecution experience. Investigation experience preferred. Candidates with less than 10 but more than 2 years of experience may be considered but will impact job classification.
    • Excellent ability to analyze, appraise, organize and present facts, laws, evidence, and precedents concerning assigned work.
    • Superior writing and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of substantive and procedural laws and Supreme Court rules relating to discipline preferred;
    • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Ability to work effectively with judges, court staff, administrative staff, and the public.
    • JD from an accredited law school; superior academic credentials preferred.
    • Currently licensed to practice law in Minnesota or able to be admitted.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

    SALARY RANGE:   Starting salary range is $80,263 - $102,312. Full pay range is $80,263-$124,341.  Starting salary and job classification will be based on knowledge, skill set and experience.

    BENEFITS:   The Minnesota Judicial Branch offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, life and disability insurance.

    For a more detailed overview of our regular employee benefits package, please follow this link Employee Benefits Package
     
    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  November 15, 2016.
     
    TO APPLY:   Apply online at www.mncourts.gov.  Include a cover letter, resume, three professional references and legal writing sample.  If you have questions, please contact the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility at 651-296-3952.

    It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age.                           
     
    EOE 

    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mncourts/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1560214

  • 18 Oct 2016 4:47 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    School Year Diversity Clerkship

    Best & Flanagan is seeking to hire a law student part-time to fill a diversity clerkship position for Spring Semester 2017. 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 one year of law school is eligible to apply for this diversity clerkship. 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.

    As part of the interviewing process, we invite you to attend a recruiting reception on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in downtown Minneapolis. Our recruiting process is designed to give both students and the fi rm an opportunity to get to know each other.

    Students need not attend the reception to be considered for a position; however those who do attend will have the opportunity to meet our lawyers and discuss our practice and culture.

    Details regarding the reception are:

    When:     
    Thursday, November 10, 2016

    Time:
    4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location:       
    Best & Flanagan, 60 South Sixth Street, Suite 2700, Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Parking:      
    Validated parking in the RBC Plaza Ramp, Gaviidae Common Ramp, 
    and Northstar Ramp

    Interested Applicants:          
    Submit a resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample to our Human Resources Manager, Vicki Nagel, at recruitment@bestlaw.com by Monday, November 7, 2016 

    Best & Flanagan LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 04 Oct 2016 6:29 PM | Anonymous

    Human Services Judge

    MN Department of Human Services

    St. Paul, MN

    $56,355 - $83,604 annually

    *** This is an intermittent position that is expected to work 15 hours per week.***

     

    GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! 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. 

    This position may require occasional travel, some overnight, within the State of Minnesota.

    This position conducts administrative fair hearings when applicant or recipients of various human services programs have appealed from adverse actions taken by local or state agencies. After conducting an evidentiary hearing, the employee must review the evidence, apply pertinent law and regulations, and prepare a written recommended decision.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    ·       Conduct hearings to receive evidence.

    ·       Evaluate evidence; research and apply statutes, rules and policies from the appropriate program area.

    ·       Prepare recommended decisions for disposition of appeals.

    ·       Scheduling hearings and responding to inquiries from parties.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Juris Doctorate (J.D.)

    AND

    License to practice law in the State of Minnesota

    AND

    Three (3) years of advanced professional experience demonstrating the following:

    ·       Experience with and knowledge of agency rules, policies, hearing procedures, regulations and case law related to programs administered by the state or as an attorney representing public entities or non-profit clientele in judicial or administrative hearings.

    ·       Experience with and knowledge of administrative law.

    ·       Knowledge of the legislative process.

    ·       Knowledge of federal and state laws, and rules of evidence.

    ·       Strong analytical skills and the ability to resolve conflicts in legal authority and policies.

    ·       Ability to make and implement decisions.

    ·       Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

    ·       Sensitivity to and respect for the cultural and other differences encountered in interacting with others.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·       Professional experience conducting evidentiary hearings as an administrative law judge, workers' compensation judge, unemployment insurance judge or equivalent experience in public sector hearings environment.

    ·       Professional experience representing public assistance recipients or government agencies in legal proceedings.

    ·       Excellent legal research and analysis skills.

    HOW TO APPLY:       

    All interested candidates must officially apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website.

    1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
    2. Under External Applicants, click the “Get Started” button
    3. Enter 8500 in Keywords on the Job Search Page
    4. Click on the Job Posting
    5. Click on Apply on the bottom of the vacancy announcement on the Job Posting Page

    (NOTE: the state job classification for this position is Appeals Examiner)

    For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on Monday, October 17th, 2016.

     

    If you have questions, please contact:

    Pam Hughes, Recruiter

    Phone: 651-431-3281

    Email: Pamela.Hughes@state.mn.us

    If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact Lisa Duda at 651-431-2344 or lisa.duda@state.mn.us for assistance.

    Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home. 

     

  • 22 Sep 2016 9:18 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    As the global leader inelectronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com)validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government andprofessional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers inaddition to testing in online and unproctored environments.

    In addition to helping our clients develop, manage, deliverand grow their programs, we work diligently to ensure that their candidateshave a positive testing experience. Our focus on employees has fueled sustainedgrowth even in a down economy and has earned Pearson VUE recognition from theMinneapolis Star Tribune as a “Top Workplace” numerous times in recent years.

    Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leadinglearning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson islisted on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).For more information, visit:www.pearson.com.

    Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative ActionEmployer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    The General counsel position provides support for the regulatory business of Pearson VUE. This includes providing advice to regulatory business partners, negotiating agreements and reviewing RFPs. This position will also provide legal support and contractual support for vendors, customers, software licensing, compliance review and provide other advice on specific topics at the direction of Senior Counsel and Associate General Counsel. This position includes working closely with Vice President of legal, Business Development, and Marketing in formulating creative solutions to highly complex business/legal problems while understanding the impact of problems/solutions and their relevancy across multiple aspects of the business unit. Negotiate, draft and review customer, vendor, software and other transaction agreements on behalf of a global business. Coordinate with operations and other functional groups and eventually act as subject matter expert on certain compliance framework. Stay current on relevant legal and regulatory changes as assigned and monitor business practices to ensure that contract activities are in full compliance with the contract and applicable law. Follow established contracting protocols, guidelines and processes in negotiating, organizing and maintaining drafts of agreements and signed agreement. Provide reliable and accurate contract documents and issue identification.

    60% Contract Administration, Negotiation and Compliance

    • Provides drafting and negotiation of agreements, compliance review and advice to the business.

    • Negotiate, draft and review customer, technology, vendor, software and other transaction agreements on behalf of global business.

    • Stay current on relevant legal and regulatory changes as assigned and monitor business practices to ensure that contract activities are in full compliance withthe contract and applicable law.

    • Experience analyzing and advising on legal risk and issues in highly complex or ambiguous situations including consideration of impact and long term effect of various possible decisions/solutions

    • Drafting and formatting statements of work, amendments, agreements, notices of termination

    • Coordinate the gathering of information from various departments in the preparation of contracts and other legal documents

    • Maintaining knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory changes

    • Monitoring business practices

    20% Communications

    • Communicating with Associate General Counsel, Senior Counsel, other legal and functional professionals in Pearson VUE, internal and external customers,vendors, and other third parties

    • Managing relationships with internal customers and outside counsel

    • Negotiating statements of work, amendments, agreements, notices

    20% Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • Licensed attorney in good standing with the applicable Licensing Agency required

    • Experience in contract administration (issue spotting, contracts drafting, contract management, legal support, and contract preparation)

    • Experience in contracts and other legal documents, letters, and proposals reviewing with regard to legal sufficiency

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledgeable of the contract/legal process (scope of agreements; implications, use and interaction of various forms and templates; principles of risk and legal compliance)

    • Solid understanding of basic principles of contracting and legal compliance

    • Extensive knowledge of legal issues associated with technology related agreements and licensing

    • Experience analyzing and advising on legal risk and issues in highly complex or ambiguous situations, including consideration of impact and long term effect of various possible decisions/solutions

    • Familiar with diverse, highly complex legal problems and adept at devising reasonable solutions and ample work-around

    • Assist others in identifying potential problems and avoiding them

    • Practical knowledge of services and software industry

    • Excellent writing, communications and proof reading skills

    • Ability to maintain high level accuracy and precision

    • Critical thinking skills required

    • Awareness of deadlines and ability to meet or exceed them

    • Ability to work independently with remote supervision

    • Dedicated to becoming a better lawyer and dedicated to learning

    Plus Factors:

    • Extensive knowledge of state government contracting processes

    • Experience implementing corporate legal policies and approaches

    Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

    Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

    Job: Legal

    Organization: Professional VUE

    Employee Status: Regular Employee

    Job Type: Standard

    Shift: Day Job

    Job Posting: Sep 16, 2016 

    http://pearson.jobs/bloomington-mn/counsel-pearson-vue/19D895F399B840EB960CDEC1A0E7FA95/job/

  • 15 Sep 2016 3:58 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    SOUTHERN MINNESOTA REGIONAL LEGAL SERVICES (SMRLS)
    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

    Position: Bilingual (Spanish/English) Immigration Staff Attorney--Mankato, Minnesota

    Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a bilingual (Spanish/English) immigration staff attorney for its Mankato, Minnesota office.  This is a new position funded by a grant through the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs to expand SMRLS’ capacity to provide direct legal services to crime victims.  This grant is funded for one year and is renewable for up to five years.  The position will handle immigration cases for immigrant crime victims.

    SMRLS is a non-profit law firm which receives federal, state, local, public, and private funding to provide free legal help to low income and elderly people who reside in 33 counties of southern Minnesota, including the St. Paul metropolitan area.  As Minnesota’s oldest legal aid program (founded in 1909), SMRLS has established a tradition of partnership with the private bar, a bi-partisan Legislature, the Minnesota Supreme Court, and other Minnesota Legal Services Coalition programs in providing access to justice.  SMRLS has an experienced, dynamic staff of 55 attorneys and 45 additional staff.  Hundreds of volunteer attorneys help staff provide legal assistance to approximately 10,000 eligible persons each year.

    SMRLS is a client-centered organization which is committed to its Mission of providing a full range of high quality legal services, in a respectful manner which enable clients to: enforce their legal rights; maintain freedom from hunger, homelessness, sickness and abuse; and empower persons and ensure equal opportunity, thus, helping persons to help themselves and become economically self-reliant, to the extent their individual abilities and circumstances permit. SMRLS has adopted Practice Standards and Guiding Principles to accomplish its Mission and has established case priorities which govern the types of cases which will be accepted for representation.

    SMRLS values, welcomes and promotes diversity in all aspects of its work.  SMRLS serves clients from a wide range of backgrounds.  SMRLS has adopted a Racial Justice policy to guide the firm’s work towards racial equality.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide legal assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence and violent crimes in VAWA cases, U visa cases, U visa adjustment of status, and removal of conditions cases.  Handle other types of immigration cases as needed. Conduct community outreach to an increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee client community throughout SMRLS’ entire 33-county service area.  Applicants will maintain a caseload in compliance with SMRLS’ practice standards and comply with SMRLS’ policies, practices, and guiding principles.  Some day travel required. SMRLS may also shift job duties to other substantive areas to meet client need.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Must either be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a candidate for Bar admission. All applicants must speak, read, and write Spanish.  Prior experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence and low-income clients is strongly preferred.  Prior experience with immigration law, legal aid, or other non-profit agencies is preferred.  Non-academic experiences, as they relate to an interest in working with low income individuals, will be given weight.  Applicants should have strong public speaking skills, excellent writing skills, and good judgment.  Applicants should learn quickly, work constructively with a wide variety of persons, and work well independently and also as part of a team. 

    Position Open: Immediately                  

    Salary: $46,956 and up D.O.E., pursuant to scale. 

    Benefits provided.

    Apply on-line at www.smrls.org or submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:               

    Xer Xiong, Legal Secretary
    Southern MN Regional Legal Svcs.
    450 N Syndicate Street, Suite 285
    St. Paul, MN   55104
    xer.xiong@smrls.org

    smrls is committed to diversity in the work place.  Women, minorities,
    and 
    persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.    

  • 02 Sep 2016 4:42 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    MITCHELL | HAMLINE

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date: August 22, 2016
    Title: Dean, Academic Excellence
    Status: Faculty Position

    The Dean of Academic Excellence will work closely with the President and Dean, Associate Deans, Dean of Students, and faculty to provide a vision for and build a premier academic support program that reaches students in all four of its programs. The Dean of Academic Excellence will be responsible for all aspects of the Academic Excellence Program, which currently includes pre-orientation programming, skills workshops, student-led study groups, credit-bearing classes, bar preparation, and individual tutoring. The Dean of Academic Excellence will have primary responsibility for managing the budget of the Academic Excellence program and will inspire and manage a growing staff. He or she will also be responsible for analyzing bar pass data and for evaluating empirically the success of various bar initiatives. The successful applicant will have a strong academic record and be committed to outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service. The applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence, and a proven ability to work collaborative with students, faculty, and staff to promote the academic achievement of every student.

    Qualifications: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; record of academic and extracurricular success in law school; minimum of 5 years of teaching or law practice experience; ability to think imaginatively and critically about how to measurably improve law students’ academic development and to design and implement programs to promote that development; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, faculty and administrators, including students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in law schools; ability to successfully manage competing priorities and meet firm deadlines; ability and initiative to forge partnerships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the surrounding legal community; experience with online education; knowledge of and interest in recent changes in legal pedagogy and the legal profession; ability to understand and work with data to effectively evaluate the school’s programming. Prior teaching experience in an academic success or legal writing or prior leadership experience in an academic setting is preferred.

    To apply please send cover letter and resume, salary requirements and three professional references 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.

    Priority will be given to applications received by September 16, 2016.

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

     

  • 18 Aug 2016 1:00 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Contracts Counsel - JREQ066552

    Description

    The Thomson Reuters Legal business provides intelligent information and solutions for law firms of all sizes, corporations, government agencies and academic institutions. We are currently seeking Contracts Counsel to join our Customer Contract Management (CCM) team. The Contracts Counsel position will report to the Manager, Customer Contract Management (CCM). Counsel will serve as a hands-on customer contracts attorney, leading complex negotiations with Thomson Reuters Legal customers from all market segments. Day to day duties include customer contract drafting and negotiation, providing timely counsel to all businesses, risk management and legal compliance, and providing legal support to all levels of personnel, with emphasis on the sales team. The Counsel will draft, negotiate and approve complex custom contracts for the purchase of print/data/software/hosted services and technology. Additionally, the position supports the proposal team on government, corporate, and law-firm issued solicitations. This position will also provide focused legal support for contracts with federal, state and local government agencies.

    Key Responsibilities

     

    • Review terms and conditions for Requests for Proposals, Invitations to Bid, as well as other informal bidding opportunities for government customers
    • Negotiate directly with external customers, including government contracting officers and other procurement professionals in the private sector.
    • Utilize APTTUS and other applications for contract generation and review of requested exceptions and contract modifications 
    • Review and respond to requests for customer terms and conditions or modifications to contracts for Thomson Reuters Legal products, for all market segments.
    • Provide legal guidance to Thomson Reuters partners to assist in the resolution of contract issues and disputes.
    • Become thoroughly familiar with Legal’s customer contracts, products, pricing models and systems.
    • Support Master Services Agreements and other government contracts within assigned regional territory. 
    • Create, draft, and support contracts addenda and templates as needed.
    • Educate internal customers, including Finance, Sales and other representatives of the Thomson Reuters Legal businesses, on issues of legal impact and risk assessment.
    • Represent the Customer Contract Management department at interdepartmental meetings to ensure that legal risks are considered as sales, marketing and product development initiatives are appropriately considered.
    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.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Juris doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school and a current license to practice law required.
    • 3 - 5 years in customer/vendor contracting, sourcing, government contracting and/or procurement contracting.
    • At least one year of government contracting experience required. 
    • Experience responding to and/or drafting government solicitations/Requests for Proposals, contract administration, and government contract compliance.
    • Experience structuring, drafting, analyzing and negotiating a wide range of sales contracts, including content, software and service agreements, master agreements, NDAs, SaaS agreements, and Service Level Agreements. 
    • Experience engaging with government contracting officials, system integrators, prime contractors, subcontractors, and resellers.
    • Demonstrated internal and external negotiation skills. 
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of the organization and with external individuals and groups.
    • Work well as a team member and build rapport and trust with both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Plan, organize and manage multiple projects and to adapt the workload to fast-paced and changing priorities.
    • Possess a high level of integrity and professionalism.
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office including Word.
    • Ability to successfully balance the interests of the customer with maintaining a good legal and fiscal position for the company.
    • Ability to think strategically and creatively, to identify and resolve legal issues, possess knowledge of the business.
    • Knowledge of government procurement/contracting laws, rules and regulations such as commercial items contracting requirements, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR).
    • Knowledge of and experience with multiple award Government contracts, such as Federal General Services Schedule and FEDLINK preferred. 
    • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal products and services a plus.
    • Experience working with and advising a nationwide sales organization.
    • Experience in legal publishing industry a plus.

    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).

    Job:  Legal & Compliance Professionals Family Group
    Primary Location:  United States of America-Minnesota-Eagan-USA-Eagan-610 Opperman Dr
    Organization:  General Counsel - Legal
    Schedule:  Full-time
    Education Level:  Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)
    Job Type:  Standard
    Shift:  Day Job
    Travel:  No  

    https://toc.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=JREQ066552
  • 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.

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