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  • 17 Sep 2018 3:54 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Status:  Full-Time

    The Academic Excellence Department has openings for two full time Academic Excellence Specialists. Academic Excellence Specialists will be responsible for teaching, guiding, and supporting MHSL students to ensure their successful transition to and completion of law school and ensure students are successful in the passage of the bar. Each specialist will meet with and counsel students on their academic progress; develop and oversee the execution of individualized learning plans; provide one-on-one tutoring; develop, implement and revise courses and programs; and teach classes and workshops as needed.

    Qualifications: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; admission to the bar; strong legal writing, research, and analysis skills; ability to build rapport with students, faculty and staff; demonstrated ability to exercise sound, ethical, and professional judgment; and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and social learning platforms. Some evening and weekend work necessary based on program and student needs.

    To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.

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

  • 17 Sep 2018 3:51 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street

    Associate – Private Business Division, Minneapolis, MN

    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 two to five years of relevant experience, 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.

    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.

  • 12 Sep 2018 7:30 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

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

    At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. We are committed to our purpose: we invest our hearts and minds to power human potential. Part of this commitment, and one of our core values, is the creation of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


    Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues, on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. They work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. Meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the Law Division are all expected from candidates.


    The U.S. Bank Law Division is seeking an experienced attorney to support U.S. Bank’s Corporate Payment Systems (CPS) business line.  This attorney will provide legal support related to U.S. Bank’s various corporate charge card programs, including its travel and expense card and purchasing card programs, its aviation and fleet card networks, and its freight payment solutions. The position offers candidates a career with exposure to a variety of legal issues, while working with various departments and individuals at U.S. Bank to serve as a trusted legal and business advisor.


    Responsibilities include: 


    •           Providing legal counsel in connection with the negotiation and drafting of contracts with U.S. Bank’s customers, vendors and partners in the charge card arena

    •           Providing legal counsel to the CPS relationship managers in matters such as interpreting contract language, considering strategic alternatives, and advising on possible defaults and remedial options

    •           Working with outside legal counsel and other professional advisors regarding new product initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and technology driven advancements

    •           Interpretation, application and revision of various CPS policies and procedures

    The position ideally would be located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but could be located in another U.S. Bank anchor city for an exceptional candidate.  The position will report to the Associate General Counsel who serves as the team lead for the CPS legal team.


    Apply online at:  https://www.usbank.com/careers



  • 10 Sep 2018 6:30 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Human Resources Staff Attorney

    Date: Sep 5, 2018


    Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

    Job Title: Human Resources Staff Attorney and Requisition ID number: 57433

    Close Date: 11:59 PM on

    Organizational Unit: Office of the Chief HR Officer (10000975)

    Site: Davis Center (0001)

    FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

    Union: Non-Represented(44)

    Functional Area: Administrative

    Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



    Under supervision of HR Executive Director, provides advice and counsel for the HR department, and MPS executive management on all HR legal matters concerning the district.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Provides advice and counsel to Chief Human Resources Officer, Executive Director of Human Resources and the human resources management team in regards to employment law matters, including but not limited to matters involving hiring, reasonable accommodations, performance, discipline and employment investigations.
    • Represents the District in arbitration, mediation, civil service, and veteran hearings.
    • Provides legal analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of District’s position related to HR processes and discipline matters and provides recommendations on how to resolve or move a matter to arbitration where applicable; also negotiates and drafts settlement agreements and releases when needed
    • Provides advice and consultation to management and District staff on the interpretation and consistent application of District employment policies and collective bargaining agreements, as well as relevant District, State and Federal laws, rules, regulations and policies while exercising the highest degree of confidentiality and professionalism
    • Supports the District’s General Counsel’s Office on agency complaints and litigation related to employment and labor matters.
    • Supports District negotiations with bargaining units and works in partnership with the Executive Director of HR to prepare and negotiate labor contracts including meeting with managers and negotiation team to develop tactical positions, researching prior contract negotiations and issues, and developing proposed, tentative and final agreements on contract provisions and articles.
    • Conducts legal research and provides training on employment and labor law issues including specific public sector issues, including due process requirements, Teacher Tenure Act, and Public Employer Labor Relations Association (PELRA) standards and strategies, ADA, FMLA and other relevant laws.
    • Keeps up to date of applicable laws, regulations, statutes, rules and policies affecting schools, education and employee labor unions and maintains and communicates such information to HR staff.
    • Monitors trends in HR law, regulations and legislative issues, and recommends operational, procedural and policy improvements.
    • Works in partnership with department leadership to conduct seminars and workshops in the areas of human resources and labor relations.
    • Exercises independent judgment within policy guidelines; analyzes issues and recommends solutions.
    • Prepares and presents reports on Human Resources issues.
    • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
    • Enthusiastically promotes the Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
    • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.
    • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
    • At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.


    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

    Juris Doctor Degree is required; AND five (5) years of experience as an attorney in a public sector legal practice; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

    Knowledge of:

    · Minnesota criminal and civil statutes, rules, case law, administrative orders, policies and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations governing public education.

    · Legal precedents and court decisions impacting public education.

    · Legal research methods, techniques, sources, databases and other research tools.

    · Techniques for case management, and the development and presentation of legal strategies.

    · Principles and protocols for the evidentiary gathering of information, documents, financial records and other data that may be used in court and legal hearings.

    · Duties, powers, authorities and limitations of an Assistant General Counsel.

    · Principles and practices of legal, ethical and professional rules of conduct.

    Skill in:

    · Analyzing administrative and operational data and issues, interpreting laws and regulations, evaluating alternatives, and developing strategies for effective resolution of issues.

    · Litigating cases in legal hearings and courtroom settings.

    · Effectively assessing, interpreting and applying criminal and civil laws to information, evidence and other data compiled.

    · Investigating, analyzing and resolving District issues and complaints.

    · Exercising judgment and discretion, negotiating agreements, and mediating difficult situations.

    · Researching, collecting, analyzing, and preparing data and generating reports.

    · Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

    · Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, community leaders, government agency representatives, and the public.

    · Operating a computer using standard and specialized software.

    · Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


    A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required.

    Must be licensed by the Minnesota State Board of Law Examiners to practice law, and remain active with all license requirements.


    Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.


    Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

    Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

    Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

    Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On | Office of the Chief HR Officer (10000975) | Davis Center (0001) | Administrative 

    Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis 
    Job Segment: Attorney, Law, HR, Compliance, Labor Relations, Legal, Human Resources

    Apply here

  • 09 Sep 2018 10:37 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street LLP seeks a staff attorney with at least two (2) years of employment law experience to join our Minneapolis office. Juris Doctor and active Minnesota attorney license required.  Superior academic performance and excellent research, writing and analytical skills are required.


    Qualified candidates will have at least two (2) years of solid employment law experience that includes experience defending claims at administrative and litigated levels with an in-depth understanding of federal, state, and local employment laws including, but not limited to, Title VII, ADEA, ADA/ADAAA, FMLA, FLSA, USERRA, MHRA and other state laws.  Experience and familiarity with claims before the Department of Labor-OSHA and specifically under the Federal Rail Safety Act ("FRSA") a plus.  The candidate will assist in preparing position statements, responding to requests for information from departmental agencies, interviews and other matters related to employment-related administrative agency proceedings (including responding to and handling EEOC, state, and local charges and similar DOL and OSHA investigations and proceedings).  The candidate will also assist with state and federal litigation matters, including preparing, drafting and responding to pleadings, propounding and responding to discovery, reviewing and preparing documents for production, working directly with clients in discovery related phases of litigated matters, drafting briefs for discovery motion practice and/or summary judgment, and assist with trial preparation.  This position will also require the candidate to communicate frequently and effectively with client representatives.  Experience with client counseling on employment related matters also preferred.  This position will supervise a paralegal and paralegal assistant.


    Apply online at https://recruiting.stinson.com . For questions, 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.

  • 09 Sep 2018 10:36 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)


    Legislative Analyst - House Research Department

    The nonpartisan Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives is accepting applications for one Legislative Analyst position. This analyst will work on corporate and individual income taxes and general tax policy from a legal perspective.

    This position is regular, full-time, with benefits and has an anticipated start date in late October.

    An applicant must be a licensed attorney. Preference will be given to a candidate who has: (1) some knowledge of or interest in the corporate and individual tax area, (2) excellent human relations and teamwork skills; (3) excellent oral and written communication skills; (4) the ability to communicate legal information to an audience without legal training; and (5) interest in public policy and government. Knowledge of the legislative process, economics, and business regulation is desirable but not required.

    The House offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Please state any salary requirements in your cover letter.

    The Research Department is a nonpartisan office charged with providing research and legal services to the entire membership of the House of Representatives. Legislative Analysts work independently and in small teams, providing bill and amendment drafting; research and analysis concerning laws and government policies, programs, and finances; and related staff assistance for House committees and members. For further information about the Research Department, see http://www.house.mn/hrd/.

    Full-time position; excellent benefits; salary commensurate with experience; entry salary range: $2,352.53 to $2,869.20 semi-monthly.

    To ensure consideration, your cover letter and resume must be received by the end of the business day, Friday, September 28th, directed to:

    EMAIL: HRDjobs@house.mn 
    (Important: Please include the words Legislative Analyst in the subject line of email) 

    FAX: 651-296-9887 

    US MAIL: Selection Committee 
    House Research Department 
    600 State Office Building 

    St. Paul, MN 55155

    Please do not send duplicate applications.


  • 05 Sep 2018 5:15 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

    Employment Opportunity

    Staff Attorney

    The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota is seeking a staff attorney in its Saint Paul, Minnesota office. Second language fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Karen is required.

    Organization Summary: The mission of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota is to enhance opportunities for immigrants and refugees through legal representation for low-income individuals, and through education and advocacy with diverse communities. Our goals are to:

     Remedy legal problems by providing quality immigration legal services to low- income immigrants and refugees of all nationalities; and

     Prevent legal problems by providing law-related education to immigrants and refugees of all nationalities;

     Raise public awareness of immigration issues to encourage sound public policy that protects the universal human rights of immigrants and is both compassionate and practical.

    The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) is a 32-person office with five locations in the State of Minnesota including two Saint Paul offices and offices in Moorhead, Worthington, and Austin. ILCM has been in operation for 22 years, and is funded through individual, law firm, corporate, United Way, foundation, and local, state, and federal government support.

    Job Title: Staff Attorney Location: Saint Paul

    Salary: DOQ Type: Full-time Deadline: Open Until Filled

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Staff Attorney is responsible for representation in a variety of immigration matters; and for providing information, technical assistance, outreach, and training on behalf of income-eligible persons of all nationalities.

    Responsibilities will include:

     Provide representation to individuals and families in affirmative immigration matters, including some or all of the following tasks: prepare and submit immigration applications to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), respond to requests for evidence, keep clients informed about their case status, ensure that clients receive and understand communications from USCIS

    regarding their pending applications, prepare clients for interviews with USCIS, and educate clients about their rights and obligations under immigration law. Case types will include but are not limited to: naturalization, U Visas, VAWA, DACA, and family unity.

     Additional responsibilities for staff attorneys may include deportation defense in immigration court and immigration administrative and federal appeals.

     Engage in outreach efforts to immigrant and refugee communities regarding our legal services.

     Conduct intake consultations with and provide advice to potential clients.

     Identify and resolve legal issues on behalf of new clients, accept cases, maintain client files.

     Maintain client data in compliance with organization protocols and in compliance with grants and contracts.

     Provide information about immigration law to agencies that work with the immigrant and refugee communities, on a one-to-one basis and through presentations.

     Assist in grant proposal and report preparation as needed.

    Experience and Qualification Requirements:


    J.D. degree and admission to a state bar. Experience with immigration matters preferred.

    Other Skills/Requirements include:

     Second language fluency in Spanish, Somali, Hmong, or Karen required;

     Excellent oral, listening, and written communication skills;

     High level of attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently;

     Familiarity with diverse refugee and immigrant communities, community agencies, and resources;

     Demonstrated interest in serving the low-income immigrant and refugee community and experience working with persons of diverse economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds;

     Ability to work constructively with others, possess good judgment, learn quickly, and work well independently and under pressure as well as in collaboration with other staff and with other organizations; and

     Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, immigration form program and case database experience a plus.

    Additional Info:

    For further information on the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, please visit www.ilcm.org.

    How to Apply:

    If interested, please forward cover letter and resume to oficinalegal@ilcm.org or mail to ILCM Legal, 450 North Syndicate Street., Suite 200, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104.

  • 05 Sep 2018 4:34 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    JOB TITLE: Criminal Expungement Resource Attorney (1.0 FTE)


    Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) is a private non-profit organization affiliated with the Hennepin County Bar Association.  VLN provides free advice and legal representation to low-income individuals through volunteer attorneys, interpreters and other legal professionals. VLN’s mission is to protect and promote the basic needs of people in poverty through the power of legal volunteers.


    VLN seeks a 1.0 FTE attorney to manage VLN’s Criminal Expungement Program. The Criminal Expungement program helps low-income clients gain greater access to employment and housing opportunities by sealing qualifying criminal records. VLN operates 12 monthly and periodic seminars and clinics throughout the 7-county metro area. VLN staff and volunteer attorney provide legal information and advice regarding criminal record expungement. Qualifying clients are referred for assistance at workshops or representation by an attorney.

    Primary duties and responsibilities

    • Supervise, staff, and support legal services provided at clinics, seminars, and workshops;
    • Recruit, develop, and retain volunteers. Provide case-specific support and mentorship;
    • Develop and foster partnerships with community organizations, law firms, legal services programs, corporations, and government agencies;
    • Provide direct legal services to VLN clients, including screening for merit, legal advice, brief services, and extensive services;
    • Create and update substantive and procedural resources for volunteers, including the provision of yearly CLEs and individual trainings;
    • Lead and facilitate meetings of attorneys, court staff, and social service agencies to identify and address the needs of VLN’s client community regarding criminal records;
    • Supervise and support program staff, including monthly check-in meetings;
    • Assist with program specific grant development and implementation;
    • Monitor and analyze the number and effectiveness of criminal expungement legal services. Track expungement outcomes and trends.



    • Licensed to practice law in Minnesota
    • Excellent public speaking ability  
    • Ability to work independently and take initiative
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required
    • Demonstrated commitment to access to justice and/or serving low-income communities
    • Must have valid driver’s license and ability to travel


    • Criminal Expungement experience preferred
    • Nonprofit management experience preferred
    • Experience performing outreach to impoverished and disadvantaged communities a plus
    • Experience managing volunteers preferred  
    • Proficiency in second language preferred
    • Knowledge of local community resources and other social services a plus

    Salary DOQ plus benefits. 

    VLN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or any other factors prohibited by applicable law.

    Those with diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences are encouraged to apply.


    Mail resume and cover letter to hradmin@vlnmn.org

    No phone calls please.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Until filled

  • 22 Aug 2018 3:24 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Job Class: Attorney 1

    Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

    Date Posted: 08/22/2018

    Closing Date: 09/12/2018

    Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue-Severed

    Division/Unit: Appeals & Legal Services / Legal Services 2

    Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

    Travel Required: No

    Salary Range: $26.30 - $38.75/hourly; $54,914 - $80,910/annually

    Classified Status: Classified

    Bargaining Unit/Union: 219 - Severed/Unrep

    FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional

    Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

    Job Summary

    This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

    Responsibilities include: Drafting administrative rules and revenue notices in the areas of sales tax and special taxes. Provide legal counsel to the Sales Tax and Special Taxes divisions; representing the Department of Revenue at contested case or rule hearings; identifying legal and policy issues across tax types and ensuring that all interested parties are aware of and understand the issues; drafting legislation in the subject areas and testifying at legislative hearings; drafting litigation documents such as pleadings, subpoenas, motions and appearing in court; consult with and advise other attorneys in the division concerning the work of the division; and take on special assignments on a project or need basis.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    * Graduation from an ABA-approved law school.

    * Admission to the Bar (license) to practice law in Minnesota is required prior to appointment.

    * Authorized to practice law in Minnesota.

    Applicants who meet the above experience requirements will be further evaluated based on the following:

    * Knowledge of state and federal judicial and administrative procedures and the rules of evidence.

    * Skill in analyzing, appraising, and organizing facts, laws, and legal precedents.

    * Human relations and communication skills sufficient to work in a professional and courteous manner.

    * Ability to understand, interpret, and explain laws, rules, and regulations.

    * Ability to present cases and information before decision-making bodies.

    * Ability to describe and explain legal problems and provide legal advice.

    * Legal research skills.

    * Ability to participate in formal and informal judicial and administrative proceedings, ascertain facts, and arrive at logical conclusions.

    * Skill sufficient to draft litigation documents such as pleadings, subpoenas, and motions.

    Applicants may be required to demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities by taking a written assessment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    -Experience drafting rules or regulations for a government entity, and processing the rules or regulations following the Minnesota Administrative Procedure Act, or a similar law.

    - Knowledge of state statutes, rules, and cases in the laws related to the subject areas of Minnesota's cigarette and tobacco taxes, liquor taxes, gambling taxes, petroleum taxes, insurance taxes, or various environmental taxes and fees.

    - Experience drafting litigation documents.

    - Experience representing clients in formal and informal judicial and administrative proceedings and appearing in court.

    - Work experience or coursework in the area of state, local, or federal taxation.

    -Work experience at the Minnesota State Legislature or state agencies.

    - Knowledge of the administrative and regulatory functions of the Minnesota Department of Revenue Appeals and Legal Services Division.

    - Experience using a legal research website.

    Physical Requirements

    Requires occasional moving of articles such as file folders, laptop computer, and resource materials.

    Additional Requirements

    Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position.

    Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

    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

    Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. Your application must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications. 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 Ashley Scherek at ashley.scherek@state.mn.us or 651.556.4004.


    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.

  • 21 Aug 2018 8:10 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Program Director, Community Engagement

    Status:  Full Time (3 year grant funded position)

    Reporting to the Vice President of Community Relations and Operations and collaborating closely with the Director of the Institute for Children, Families, and Communities, the Program Director, will develop and implement two distinct components of our expanding community engagement work in our Mobile Law Office (MLO), which provides free assistance to individuals in the community, and a new mentoring program for vulnerable youth ages 10-17 who have been abused or neglected or are at risk of abuse, neglect or other related trauma.

    Mitchell Hamline’s Community Engagement Programs include the Mobile Law Office which was launched in 2016 for the purpose of expanding free legal assistance to individuals who may otherwise encounter obstacles to receiving needed services. Under the supervision of a licensed attorney, students provide information and assistance to those representing themselves and others who need guidance on legal matters. Please refer to our website for more information about our Mobile Law Office.

    Responsibilities: assist with the ongoing development, implementation and monitoring of the programs; recruit volunteer attorneys; develop training for students and volunteers; accompany and supervise students on site visits; coordinate schedules for students and volunteers; develop community legal education resources; assist in identifying new community partners; and respond to inquiries.

    The NEW Mentoring Program is part of our recently launched Zero-Abuse Project. The program will focus primarily on the needs of abused and neglected youth (ages 10-17) who have been drawn into the legal system because of issues directly or indirectly related to their abuse or neglect or other related trauma inflicted upon them. Our vision is to create a unique mentoring program that supports this group of youth and empowers them to become strong advocates for themselves in their interactions with various institutions, including the legal system.

    Mentoring Program responsibilities: research best practices; develop relationships with various non-profit or other organizations; and lead the development and implementation of a pilot program in 2019.

    Qualifications: Required – J.D.; admission to practice law in Minnesota and minimum of 5 years of legal practice experience; demonstrated ability to relate to and work in diverse communities; and strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Desired – prior legal services and/or community work experience in one or more of the following areas: child abuse and neglect; family law issues related to custody, support and parenting plans; criminal expungements; and housing eviction expungements; and familiarity with legal service providers and/or social service providers in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota areas. Candidates with fluency in a second language (i.e. Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Oromo) and an additional advanced degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice or other related field are especially encouraged to apply.

    To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, and list of three 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.


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

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