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  • 01 May 2018 7:26 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)


    Saint Paul Public Schools will have an opening for a new General Counsel beginning July 2018. Position oversees delivery of comprehensive, client-focused, and cost-effective legal services to school district and reports to Board of Education and Superintendent. General Counsel provides legal advice to district leaders and departments (e.g., human resources and labor relations) to accomplish district purposes with a minimum of legal risk. General Counsel represents district in administrative and court proceedings, manages litigation and negotiates agreements, and supervises other attorneys and legal assistant.

    Requirements: Candidates must have at least ten years of legal practice experience and be authorized to practice in Minnesota. Legal practice experience must include the following legal areas: education, public sector, employment and labor, special education, human rights, contracts, public-sector data practices and data privacy, constitutional, and courtroom experience. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit https://www.spps.org/jobs. Reference Job Number 1005598 for General Counsel. EOE.
    This posting will close on May 17, 2018.

  • 26 Apr 2018 2:43 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Job Announcement


    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks a full-time attorney in its Immigration Law Project (ILP) in its Minneapolis office.  Legal Aid’s focus is to provide legal help, so its clients can meet their most basic needs such as safety from domestic violence, access to safe and secure housing, access to government programs that provide baseline cash and food support, and access to health care.

    Legal Aid 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 primarily serves clients living in Hennepin County; although the ILP also serves clients in Anoka County. 

    Legal Aid is supported by funding from the State of Minnesota, the federal government, local governments, the United Way, foundations, local law firms and corporations, etc.  Legal Aid enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from, the organized bar.  Legal Aid 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.  However, we will consider 2018 spring graduates.

    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 Monday, May 14, 2018, or until position is filled.

    No agencies and no calls please.

    SALARY:  $50,000 - $57,816 DOE.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and short-term and long-term disability insurance.

    STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible.

    MMLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

  • 24 Apr 2018 4:20 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Title: Equal Opportunity Associate

    Location: Twin Cities, MN

    Description/How to apply: 




    The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action/Title IX Office at the University of Minnesota is seeking a highly qualified lawyer to respond to discrimination, sexual misconduct and other equal opportunity concerns on the University's Twin Cities campus.  To learn more and apply, visit the University’s Online Employment System:  https://z.umn.edu/3gav  Job opening id:  323505.

    Contact Email: eoaa@umn.edu

  • 20 Apr 2018 1:46 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    MnDOT Associate Legal Counsel Position

    Job Duties:

    **This job opportunity represents two job openings with the Minnesota Department of Transportation**

    In this role, you will work in the Office of the Chief Counsel to provide a variety of legal services in multiple substantive areas of law. Substantive areas include, but are not limited to, government contracts, construction, civil rights, real estate utilities, administrative law, and working with the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Your work will encompass providing legal advice and direction to ensure that MnDOT administers programs and policies in compliance with applicable laws. This is a transactional law position that is focused on:

    - Researching and analyzing state and federal statutes, regulations, and case law to develop and provide legal advice and guidance;

    - Developing and conducting training on legal matters for a variety of internal and external audiences;

    - Drafting, analyzing, and making recommendations on a variety of transactional and governance documents;

    - Providing general business advice and guidance with a focus on making effective decisions that take legal risk into account;

    Minimum Qualification:

    A Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school, a current license to practice law in the State of Minnesota, and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in the following areas:

    - Legal research and analysis, sufficient to comprehend statutes, regulations, case law, and other regulatory materials and to apply findings to specific facts and circumstances;

    - Legal drafting sufficient to write clear and concise memos, bulletins, articles, correspondence, and training materials and presentations;

    - Counseling and advising clients in a law firm, business or clinical setting;

    **To be considered for the position, an applicant must clearly demonstrate how s/he

    meets the minimum requirements on the submitted resume/application**

    How to apply:

    1. Go to mn.gov/careers and click “Search for Jobs Now”

    2. Use the keyword search box to find job 23101

    3. Click on the job, review the posting, and use the “apply” button on the bottom

    of the posting to submit your application.

    **Applications must be received on mn.gov/careers by 4/25 to be considered**


  • 19 Apr 2018 2:03 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Organization: Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid - St. Cloud

    Fellowship:  Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps (Human Trafficking Survivors)

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid will host a Fellow over two years as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship should begin on or about June 1, 2018, and end May/June 2020.

    The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is a legal fellowship program designed to increase capacity and access to civil legal help for crime victims. A cohort of approximately 60 Fellows are placed at nonprofit organizations across the country to provide direct representation to victims of crimes, including human trafficking, fraud/identity theft, campus sexual assault, and hate crime, and immigrant victims of crime with meritorious claims for immigration relief, and outreach and education to community partners. All Fellows will incorporate crime victims’ rights enforcement into their practice and will receive training from the National Crime Victim Law Institute and other training and technical providers.

    This program is supported by an award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, Award Number 2017-MU-MU-K131, and private funding.

    The Fellow will be supervised by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid and based in St. Cloud. The position will require travel throughout Central Minnesota. The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar. St. Cloud is a city of 65,000 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.

    Fellowship Description: 

    The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow will:

    ·       Provide direct legal services to the target population - human trafficking survivors - to address the range of civil legal issues that arise from the victimization

    ·       Provide crime victims’ rights enforcement to human trafficking survivors

    ·       Conduct outreach and education activities, provide referrals, and leverage pro bono resources

    • Contribute to programmatic reporting required under the federal award
    • Collaborate with other Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellows
    • Actively participate in mandatory in-person training programs including two-day Crime Victims Justice Corps Victim Law Boot Camp training on June 28-29, 2018, in Washington D.C.; learning event at the end of the fellowship; annual three-day Equal Justice Works Leadership Development Training in October/November 2018 and 2019 in Washington D.C.; and training calls with the National Crime Victim Law Institute


     The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • Licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota or eligible for admission by reciprocity
    • A demonstrated commitment to public interest work and desire to assist crime victims
    • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
    • An ability to provide victim-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally competent legal assistance to trafficking victims/survivors
    • An ability to work collaboratively in a variety of contexts and with multiple organizations to facilitate comprehensive services to trafficking victims/survivors
    • An ability to begin the fellowship on or about June 1, 2018, and serve for two years
    • Those with legal experience in crime victims’ rights enforcement and victim service are strongly encouraged to apply
    • Law school clinic, externship, summer, or other relevant practice experience is a plus 
    • Proficiency in Spanish or Somali is a plus

    Salary and Other Support:

    The Fellow will receive an annual salary based on MMLA’s salary schedule, as well as health insurance and other benefits. Interested applicants should contact MMLA Deputy Director Ann Cofell at acofell@mylegalaid.org with any follow-up questions.

    Benefits Provided by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid: 

    Health and preventative dental insurance provided. Life and disability insurance provided. Sick leave and vacation time provided. Position related travel reimbursement and bar dues provided, etc. 

    Application Instructions:

    Cover letter and resume should be submitted online at www.mylegalaid.org/employment.

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

    Application Deadline:

    May 1, 2018, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

  • 19 Apr 2018 2:02 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Senior Attorney/Senior Counsel

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Bank) is seeking to fill a full-time attorney position within its Law Department.  The position involves advising and working with Bank management as well as regular interaction with attorneys from other Federal Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. 


    The attorney will practice in a team environment in a variety of areas including general in-house matters such as drafting contracts and advising Bank management on a variety of legal issues.  Areas of practice within the department include the typical in-house areas such as procurement/contracts, intellectual property, employment/EEO, etc., but also include functions more specific to the Federal Reserve such as banking regulation, discount window lending, payments, law enforcement, and support for our research, Treasury, and payment system risk functions, among other responsibilities.


    Juris Doctorate degree and at least four years’ experience practicing law required.  Must be admitted to practice law in the state of Minnesota.  

    Excellent legal research and writing skills. Excellent analytical abilities along with sound legal and business judgment.  Excellent communication skills. 

    A requirement of this position is that the employee must be a "Protected Individual." A "Protected Individual" includes but is not limited to: (1) a citizen or national of the U.S.; or (2) an alien who is lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence and who applies for citizenship within six months of being eligible to apply for citizenship and, if offered a position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will sign a Declaration of Intent to Become a United States Citizen.

  • 11 Apr 2018 3:17 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)


    Robins Kaplan LLP, a national litigation law firm, has an exciting opportunity in our Minneapolis location for a talented individual to be our next Diversity & Inclusion Manager. This position reports to our Chief Talent & Diversity Officer and is responsible for executing firm-wide strategies and practices to advance the firm’s diversity and inclusion goals. This includes supporting the Diversity Committee and its working groups; monitoring and managing diversity and inclusion issues in each of the firm’s offices and departments; gathering, analyzing and presenting diversity and inclusion data; managing internal and external communications and relationships to promote diversity objectives.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    * Identify diversity and inclusion strategies, trends, and best practices across the profession.

    * Develop and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives to attract, develop, and advance diverse talent.

    * Collaborate with internal committees and departments focused on hiring, professional development, mentoring, legal project management, and marketing to further the firm’s diversity objectives.

    * Design programs to leverage the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts in business and client development.

    * Design and execute internal diversity meetings, events, and trainings.

    * Serve as a resource to firm members at all levels on diversity issues.

    * Provide support to Diversity Committee Co-Chairs, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer, and diversity working groups.

    * Represent the firm at various internal and external functions, including bar association, law student association, recruiting events, and other similar functions, serving as a firm spokesperson on diversity and inclusion issues.

    * Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with minority bar and student associations to attract minority candidates.

    * Provide recommendations on diversity-related sponsorship/contribution requests, award nominations, and leadership positions.

    * Research, track, and analyze firm data with respect to recruitment, retention, and advancement of diverse attorneys.

    * Conduct periodic internal assessments.

    * Communicate with firm leadership to update progress on objectives.

    * Assist with developing, managing and reporting on the diversity budget.

    * Prepare and respond to requests for information regarding the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

    * Spearhead efforts to improve mentoring for diverse attorneys.

    * Monitor career development of diverse attorneys.

    * Supervise, train, coach and evaluate Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator and interns.

    Your Keys to Success:

    Bachelor’s degree required. Prior work experience in a law firm or professional setting is preferred, along with prior management experience, and prior diversity, recruiting or professional development experience.

    You will also have:

    * Superior project management, prioritization, and organizational skills

    * Strategic and innovative thinking

    * Excellent inter-personal skills and a proven ability to collaborate with individuals, teams, and organizations

    * Sound judgment and discretion in resolving problems

    * Strong client service orientation

    * Excellent written and oral communication skills

    * Attention to detail

    * Vision and passion for diversity initiatives

    * Energy, enthusiasm, and resilience

    Why us? Robins Kaplan LLP is a firm you can be proud to be associated with. We offer competitive compensation, rich benefits, a respectful environment, and the opportunity for a rewarding and impactful career with a dynamic group of professionals. Consider us for your next career stop and submit letter of interest and resume to careers@robinskaplan.com.

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

  • 11 Apr 2018 3:16 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street LLP is seeking an Associate with two to five years of experience to join the Private Business Division in our Minneapolis office.

    Qualifications Required: Active Minnesota attorney license required. Qualified candidates will have three to five years of relevant experience (as described below), possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.

    Relevant experience includes significant experience in connection with mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, ownership matters, corporate governance, entity selection and formation, business succession planning, and private equity transactions. More specifically, candidates should have experience with the following:

    · Serving in a mid-level associate or lead associate capacity with respect to merger and acquisition transactions

    · Serving in a mid-level associate or lead associate capacity with respect to ownership matters, including buy-sell agreements, minority/majority investments, and compensation matters

    · Serving in a mid-level associate or lead associate capacity with respect to contract review and negotiations, including supplier agreements, vendor agreements, distribution agreements, and consulting agreements

    · Serving in a mid-level associate or lead associate capacity in private equity transactions

    · Providing advice on entity formation, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships

    · Providing advice on succession planning and other issues specific to family operated businesses

    · Providing outside general counsel advice to private and family business clients To Apply: Please apply online at https://recruiting.stinson.com .

    For questions, please contact Anna Lloyd, Attorney Recruiting Manager, 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.

  • 10 Apr 2018 5:55 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date: April 9, 2018

    Title: Adjunct Faculty – Blended Learning

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law is currently hiring adjunct faculty for our Blended Learning programs for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. The HYBRID J.D. and Executive J.D. programs offer curriculum online and in-person and are comprised of an intensive in-person experiential capstone week, weekend workshop, and online weekly modules during each 14-week semester.

    We are seeking expert practitioners to assist our full time faculty in providing timely and valuable feedback to students’ weekly discussions, assignments, or assessments. Each adjunct will be assigned 24 students and will be responsible for responding to student questions by e-mail, chat, or telephone.

    Upon hire, adjuncts will be required to participate in a two-hour training that will cover the pedagogy of the program and the school’s online platform.

    Qualifications: JD is required and knowledge of online learning management systems is helpful. . Knowledge of online learning management systems is helpful..

    To apply please complete the Adjunct Questionnaire and submit your resume. For best consideration please apply by April 30, 2018.

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

  • 07 Apr 2018 9:36 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Position Announcement

    Staff Attorney

    Key Responsibilities

    Tubman is seeking a full-time Family Law attorney to provide legal representation and advice to low income individuals and families in family law matters including but not limited to: divorce, child custody, third party custody, order for protection and harassment restraining order matters. Priority for services are given to survivors of domestic abuse and other underrepresented populations. This position also manages our various pro se family law programs, which are staffed mainly by volunteer attorneys.

    Other responsibilities include: recruiting, training and consulting with volunteer attorneys; maintaining and developing community relationships with domestic abuse agencies and other service providers; assisting in program policies, procedures and evaluations; and participating in collaborative groups working on issues related to victim services and family law issues.

    Position is located at Tubman’s Chrysalis location in South Minneapolis. Salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.

    Minimum Qualifications

    · JD degree and current Minnesota license required.

    · 5 years’ experience representing clients in family law matters including motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation and trial.

    · Versatility and experience to accomplish both tactical and strategic tasks.

    · Demonstrated knowledge of the dynamics of domestic abuse and sexual assault and understanding of the legal and social issues facing survivors and their families.

    · Experience working with clients from diverse economic, social and/or cultural communities and demonstrated ability to effectively advocate for these underrepresented populations.

    · Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    · Ability to recruit, train, and mentor volunteer attorneys.

    Preferred Candidate

    · Experience representing survivors of domestic abuse in family law and order for protection matters.

    · Experience with Title IX administrative proceedings and legal issues related to campus sexual assault.

    · Multilingual proficiency preferred.

    · Experience with creating and facilitating CLE courses.

    · Experience with non-profit program development and supervision of administrative staff, volunteers and law clerks.

    Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications and is accompanied by a quality benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

    TO APPLY: Send resumes and cover letter to: jobs@tubman.org or Tubman Human Resources, 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109

    Preference will be given to resumes received by end of day Thursday, April 26, 2018.

    We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    About us: Tubman’s philosophy is rooted in our inspiration and namesake, Harriet Tubman. Facing unrelenting adversities, Harriet Tubman encouraged others to simply "Keep going." Each year, Tubman offers safety, healing and hope to 25,000 people of all ages who are facing violence, exploitation, homelessness, addiction or mental health challenges. Our culturally responsive services are rooted in decades of research, innovation, experience, and partnership. Incorporating feedback from the people we serve and the community, Tubman provides countless ways to help. To learn more, please visit www.tubman.org.

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