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  • 13 Nov 2017 12:13 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Please follow the hyperlink for information regarding the positions recently opened below and all current openings with the City of Rochester.


    Attorney’s Office

    •        City Attorney

    Public Utilities

    •        Director of Power Resources
    •        Water Operations Supervisor

    We also welcome applications for the part-time and limited appointment (Ltd Appt) positions listed on the Employment page.


  • 13 Nov 2017 12:06 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    U.S. Bank Assistant General Counsel—Corporate Payment Systems - Minneapolis, MN   170038300

    U.S. Bank is seeking a commercial attorney to join its in-house legal team and support the Bank’s Corporate Payment Systems division. Ideal candidates will have 10+ years of sophisticated corporate transactional, acquisition and contracting experience at a law firm or in-house.

    Specific duties include working within and leading a team of CPS attorneys and paralegals who, among other duties will be involved in reviewing, structuring, drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements; providing legal support to contract services team within the business; providing legal support and advice for new products/services; support for international deals; and providing legal support and counsel to the Corporate Payment Systems senior management team.

    Familiarity with financial services, payment systems, commercial lending and workout, and financial services regulations is desirable. The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing areas of strength, identifying areas of opportunity, and successfully executing a strategy for the team that best serves the CPS Business Line and other business partners. Oversee outside relationships on an as-needed basis, including the engagement of outside counsel.

    Please apply online at https://www.usbank.com/careers.


  • 10 Nov 2017 8:07 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)


    Job Posting

    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks up to two full-time and one part-time staff attorneys for its Minneapolis office.  The attorneys will work with our housing team protecting the rights of low-income tenants through the use of legal representation and advocacy.

    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 who live in Hennepin County.  Legal Aid’s housing case priorities are set toward the basic and fundamental goals of eviction prevention, rent subsidy protection, and habitability rights enforcement, all with an eye toward stabilizing housing for families and individuals, as well as vindicating the rights of individual clients.

    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:  The attorneys’ responsibilities will include advising clients and representing them in a variety of court and administrative forums.  The attorneys may also have the opportunity to engage in policy advocacy, provide training for tenants and advocates, and assist with community outreach/education as appropriate to client needs.


    QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be licensed in Minnesota or eligible for admission by reciprocity.  Applicants must also have: 


    • 1)     Demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, the needs of low-income/vulnerable clients;
    • 2)     Commitment to working as a team member to serve client needs;
    • 3)     A desire to appear in court to litigate client rights;
    • 4)     Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills; and
    • 5)     Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required.

    Diverse economic, social, and cultural experiences and relevant language skills are pluses. 


    SALARY:  Up to year 15 on Legal Aid’s salary schedule ($47,000 to $61,100) depending on experience.  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 Sunday, November 26, 2017, or until position is filled.

    No calls please.

    Legal Aid is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

  • 02 Nov 2017 9:13 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The Minneapolis office of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, seeks an associate with 3-5 years of general civil litigation experience. Product liability and tort defense experience is required, and additional experience with professional liability and business litigation is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to exceptional client service, top quality writing skills and strong academic credentials. MN bar license required. This is an exceptional opportunity for candidates seeking a high level of responsibility in a diverse and progressive law firm environment. The Firm offers a competitive benefits package and opportunity for advancement.

    Please submit your cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample in confidence by clicking the "APPLY" button. Please upload all required documents as one PDF attachment.

    We are not accepting recruiter submissions for this position.

    Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response. As an EOE/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.


      Apply Now  

  • 01 Nov 2017 2:45 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Trimble is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable professionals and field mobile workers to improve or transform their work processes. Our focus is on integrating our broad technological and application capabilities to create solutions that transform how work is done within the industries we serve.

    Our Transportation and Logistics business offers a suite of solutions marketed under the Trimble, PeopleNet, GEOTrac, TMW and ALK Technologies brands. Together, this range of products provides a comprehensive fleet and transportation management, analytics, routing, mapping, reporting and predictive modeling solution to enable the transportation and logistics industry to achieve greater overall operational efficiency, fleet performance, and profitability while ensuring regulatory compliance. Our enterprise strategy focuses on sales to large enterprise accounts with more than 1,000 vehicles. In addition to Trimble-hosted solutions, we also integrate our applications and services directly into the customer’s IT infrastructure.

    The commercial counsel position will primarily support the PeopleNet and TMW businesses, and will be located at PeopleNet headquarters in Minneapolis.  The PeopleNet mobile communications system includes solutions encompassing route management, safety and compliance, end-to-end vehicle management, and supply chain communications. PeopleNet's products are used by more than 1,500 transportation fleets in the US and Canada.  TMW's transportation software platform serves as a central hub from which the core operations of transportation organizations are managed, data is stored and analyzed, and mission critical business processes are automated. Our software platform automates business processes spanning the entire surface transportation lifecycle, order-to-cash, delivering visibility, control, and decision support for the intricate relationships and complex processes involved in the movement of freight. TMW software technologies serve more than 2,300 customers, including many of the most sophisticated and complex transportation companies, as well as hundreds of smaller regional and local operations in North America.

    Job Summary:

    Trimble’s innovation strategy combines organic research and development, ongoing mergers and acquisitions to extend our technology portfolio and footprint, and close collaboration with leading companies in our key vertical markets through joint ventures, strategic alliances, and strategic customer relationships. Trimble is seeking an experienced attorney with significant inhouse and/or law firm transactional experience. The candidate will support various transactional functions and report to the PeopleNet Business Unit Controller with dotted line reporting to Trimble’s General Counsel.

    A key component to this job is being able to support complex customer, distributor, vendor, OEM and technology licensing transactions, including structuring, drafting, and negotiating agreements in these areas. The candidate will also work with business units on day to day legal matters, including M&A support, compliance, management of outside counsel, and oversight of contract managers. Trimble’s business and workforce is global so international experience and outlook are important.

    Key Responsibilities:

    ·        Support business units in all areas of need on an ongoing basis, working closely with business unit leadership and financial functions, including compliance and risk management.

    ·        Draft and negotiate domestic and international business contracts, including software licensing and hosting agreements, software as a service agreement, professional services agreements, vendor and customer service agreements, joint development agreements, and strategic collaboration. Guide deal structuring, manage deal process and outside counsel.

    ·        Provide legal counsel on issues facing the business units.

    ·        Close integration with the broader Trimble legal team to ensure application of best practices and consistency with corporate approaches to transactions, compliance, and risk management.           

    Skills & Experience Required:

    ·        6-8 years experience with a legal practice focused on a technology based industry. Both inhouse and law firm experience a plus.

    ·        Ability to independently identify needs, issues, risks, goals and solutions in a fast-paced and highly demanding environment.

    ·        Business orientation to understand and advance business objectives.

    ·        Ability to manage and prioritize multiple matters simultaneously and to respond to rapidly shifting priorities in ambiguous or challenging situations.

    ·        Strong in commercial transactions, contract drafting and licensing but will also have a well-rounded set of legal skills and be able to assist the business units in all areas of legal needs for the division.

    ·        Excellent attention to detail.

    ·        Vision, force of personality and leadership skills ensure management participation and buy-in including the ability to demonstrate confidence in making difficult decisions.

    ·        Excellent communication skills, ability to liaise with all areas of the business at all levels.

    ·        Demonstrated track record of successfully concluding negotiation of complex transactions.

    ·        Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and membership in one or more state bars, including preferably Minnesota.

    ·        Ability to motivate a variety of individuals at all levels in the organization.

    ·        Must be comfortable and adept at balancing risk and opportunity.


    Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

    Victoria Avila
    Recruiter/Talent Advisor

    (858) 842-6157 Office

    (408) 675-9521 Direct

  • 01 Nov 2017 2:27 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Internal Posting – JOB ID 16065


    Job Class: State Program Administrator Coordinator

    Working Title: Associate Legal Counsel

    This job posting is being extended until 10/30/2017 for additional applicant pool.

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

    Date Posted: 09/14/2017

    Closing Date: 10/30/2017

    Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN Department of Human Rights / MAPE

    Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

    Days of Work: Monday - Friday

    Travel Required: Yes

    Salary Range: $29.00 - $43.13 /hourly; $60,552- $90,055 /annually

    Classified Status: Classified

    Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

    Up to two positions may be filled from this posting.

    Job Summary


    This position serves an Associate Legal Counsel and reports to the General Counsel. This position provides legal advice and consultation to MDHR’s Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, General Counsel, and agency managers and employees. This position will research and analyze state and federal statutes, rules, regulations, and case law to support the agency in decision-making and business planning activities.

    Job Duties:

    1.     Provide legal research, advice, and guidance in assigned topics.

    2.     Manage MDHR’s Probable Cause and No Probable Cause appeals program. The program consists of reconsideration proceedings which results in an Order by Commissioner. The order may be the final agency decision on a particular matter or may result in litigation.

    • 3.     Review lawsuits and anticipated legal actions to determine appropriate actions.  Direct MDHR’s discovery process, including electronic discovery, for litigation operations to ensure the agency manages its litigation processes in accordance with all applicable laws, court rules, and best practices. Provide direction to employees engaged in litigation functions.  Ensure litigation responses are in the best interests of the Department, the state, and charging parties.  Provide guidance to the General Counsel on the identification, mitigation, and communication of agency-wide legal risks.
    • 4.     Draft, review, and recommend proposed legislation.
    • 5.     Respond to requests for data to ensure that Department supplies public data in an accurate, complete, and timely manner, ensuring transparency to the public and adequately protecting all not public data.


    Minimum Qualifications:


    • ·       Juris Doctorate degree, an active license to practice law in the State of Minnesota
    • ·       A minimum of two (2) years’ experience with the Minnesota Human Rights Act or Civil Rights Act of 1964.
    • ·       Expert-level knowledge legal research, writing and legal analysis.
    • ·       High-level ability to analyze complex regulatory schemes involving both federal and state laws.
    • ·       Excellent communication and listening skills and an ability to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
    • ·       Understand and apply principles of "emotional intelligence" to enhance working relationships.
    • ·       Develop and present training on legal topics for non-legal audiences.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    One year experience in the following areas:

    • ·       American with Disabilities Act;
    • ·       Contested cases;
    • ·       Tribal law;
    • ·       Enforcement and reconsideration proceedings;
    • ·       Workforce and equal pay certificates of compliance; and
    • ·       Workforce and equal pay compliance audits; and
    • ·       Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and Official Records Act

    Application Details

    Why Work For Us

    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.

    How to Apply

    Apply through your self-service account. 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, contact Jodie Segelstrom at jodie.segelstrom@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.

  • 29 Oct 2017 1:48 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    We are seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of experience in civil litigation to join our litigation practice in our Minneapolis office.  Candidates must have an active Minnesota license. 

    Job Information

    • Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55401, United States
    • Job ID:37746654
    • Posted:October 26, 2017
    • Position Title:Litigation Attorney
    • Company Name:Foley & Mansfield
    • Industry:Legal
    • Job Function:Associate Attorney


  • 26 Oct 2017 1:50 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Under general supervision of the Litigation Manager, the Assistant City Attorney I assigned to the Litigation Team performs professional legal work of ordinary difficulty and complexity involving civil litigation and related matters. Represents the City of Minneapolis, and its various departments, boards, and commissions, in civil litigation and related matters, including advice concerning investigation and development of cases, broad policy level guidance, and representation.
    Application Process: ALL applicants MUST submit a completed:

    • City of Minneapolis application (in TeamMinneapolis)
    • A copy of your attorney's license (submit via TeamMinneapolis)
    • Resume (submit via TeamMinneapolis)
    • Response to screening questions (in TeamMinneapolis)
    Applicants failing to follow the application process will not be considered. Resumes are not being accepted in place of an official City of Minneapolis application.
    Salary Range: $80,946.00 - $106,551.00

    Click here for more information.

  • 24 Oct 2017 3:52 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) is seeking a staff attorney for its Willmar office.  Law school 2017 graduates who have passed the Minnesota Bar Examination will be considered.  Legal Aid provides legal representation in civil matters 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.  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.


    BACKGROUND:  Legal Aid’s Willmar office is an eight-person law office providing civil representation to low-income people in ten Western Minnesota rural counties.  The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar.  Willmar is a city of 20,000 located 90 miles west of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  There is a community college, community theater, and easy access to lakes and state parks in or close to the community.


    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Staff Attorney will provide representation to crime victims on a wide range of poverty law issues, including family law, housing, and public benefits.  Representation of low‑income individuals can include service work, complex litigation, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client and office needs. 


    QUALIFICATIONS:  Concern for the needs and rights of low-income people is required.  This position requires the ability to work positively within a small law office, supporting co‑workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients.  Second language ability is helpful.  Attorney applicants must be licensed or have passed the August 2017 bar examination.  Attorneys admitted in states other than Minnesota can get temporary pre-exam admission.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office required.


    SALARY:  $47,000 - $51,500 DOE.  Salary based on Legal Aid salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.


    APPLICATIONS:  Applications accepted until the position is filled.  Starting date will be negotiated based upon bar admission and office needs.  Cover letter and resume should be submitted online at:  www.mylegalaid.org/jobs.

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