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  • 15 Jan 2018 8:33 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

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

    http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/human-resources/employment

     Parks and Recreation

    *       Custodian/Operator – Rec Center

    *       Arborist – coming soon

     Public Utilities

    *       Purchasing and Materials Manager

    *       Stores Clerk

    Library

    *       Library Assistant II

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

     

    Thank you!

     

    Jill Douglas 
    HR Recruitment Assistant

    (   507.328.2555 
    8   jdouglas@rochestermn.gov  | www.rochestermn.gov
    *  City of Rochester | 201 Fourth Street SE | Rochester, MN | 55904

     

    First-Class City, First-Class Service


  • 12 Jan 2018 12:57 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Pro Se Law Clerk

    The U.S. District Court, District of MN is accepting applications for a full-time Pro Se Law Clerk in Saint Paul, MN. Salary range is $65,463 - $143,332. For more information visit the court’s website, www.mnd.uscourts.gov, Employment.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 03 Jan 2018 9:37 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    director counsel - real estate

    apply nowjob id: cou000001date posted: 01/02/2018location: hq mn minneapolis downtown, minneapolis, minnesota

    Description:

    JOIN US AS DIRECTOR COUNSEL, REAL ESTATE

    About This Opportunity

    Target is seeking a collaborative and self-motivated attorney with at least four (4) years of legal experience to serve as Director Counsel, Real Estate. This attorney will provide transactional support, legal advice, and strategic direction to Target on a wide variety of matters in support of Target’s real estate strategies and operations.  The work will include the following:

    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of real estate transactions in support of Target’s extensive existing store portfolio and new store growth initiatives, including leasing (ground and building leases), purchase and sale agreements, operating and easement agreements, site development agreements, and other agreements. 

    • Representing Target’s interests externally with developers, landlords, co-tenants, governmental authorities and other third parties.

    • Collaborating closely with experienced paralegal team to drive efficient title review and closing processes for each real estate transaction.  

    • Providing general legal support, advice and training to business partners related to transaction structuring and strategy, key contract provisions, commercial disputes, process improvements, and other matters impacting Target’s real estate portfolio.

    • Developing contract management processes and best practices, including development and regular updates of form documents and clauses.

    • Retaining and managing outside counsel resources.

    • Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with a broad set of internal partners (both business and legal) and outside resources.

    Requirements

    • At least four (4) years of full-time experience as a commercial real estate attorney with a strong emphasis on transactional work described above.  

    • Excellent sense of prioritization and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and client relationships in a fast-paced environment.

    • Strong writing, communication and collaboration skills.  

    • Business-oriented problem solver and a flexible team player.

    • Excellent analysis and negotiation skills with the ability to balance legal risks with business imperatives associated with complex real estate transactions and other matters.   

    • Retail real estate experience is preferred, but not required for consideration.

    • J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials from accredited law school.

    • Admitted or eligible for admission to the Minnesota bar.

    Apply here!

  • 03 Jan 2018 9:31 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Are you interested in being a go-to legal research expert trusted by professionals around the world?

    We are hiring bar-admitted attorneys who are dependable to their core and have the grit and tenacity to assist and educate legal and corporate professionals world-wide. Our attorney agents play an important role in the global support of Thomson Reuters’ products, with a primary focus on our flagship product Westlaw, the world’s leading provider of information to the legal and business communities. If you excel at legal research, digging for answers, finding creative solutions to difficult issues and partnering with professionals, you may have what it takes to succeed as a Reference Attorney.

    Reference Attorneys work in a fast-paced, high-volume contact center that continuously evolves to meet the demands of our customers while maintaining an industry-leading level of service. Customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty drive our interactions, and our customers include top law firms, government agencies, and global corporations. We also partner closely with our sales and account management, editorial, and product development teams to connect our customers’ needs with our business objectives.

     

    Every day brings a new challenge as Reference Attorneys research relevant and cutting-edge issues. We are expert legal researchers and use our knowledge of and experience with the practice of law and the legal process and legal industry to help our customers find the answers they need. Reference Attorneys take pride in their research and problem-solving abilities and work hard to educate our customers on how to get the most out of Thomson Reuters’ products.

    Reference Attorney shifts offer flexibility that makes it easy to strike a work/life balance. Because we assist customers in real-time, Reference Attorneys never have to take work home. All Reference Attorneys are based at the Thomson Reuters Minnesota office in the Twin Cities metro area. The location offers an excellent quality of life, access to great education, and a vibrant arts scene.

     

    If you think you have the right combination of skills and personality to deliver excellent customer service to customers with high expectations, apply now. We cannot promise it will be easy, but we can promise you will gain valuable skills and experience working on behalf of the world’s leading information company

    Requirements

    • J.D. from U.S. accredited law school and bar admission from any state
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills
    • Computer and online systems proficiency with ability to multitask while supporting customers via phone, live chat, and email 
    • Open to feedback and working closely with management and training staff for continuous growth and development
    • Bar admission from any state by November 30, 2017

    Desired Skills/Experiences

    • 1 – 2 years of prior legal experience preferred but not required
    • Prior customer service experience is helpful, but the key to success is the ability to:
      • Take ownership of difficult issues with confidence and definitive solutions 
      • Proactively take initiative to seek creative solutions while balancing business interests
      • Be expressive, genuine, and friendly while working in a customer-facing role


    The Reference Attorney position is a great entry point to Thomson Reuters and offers long-term career options. Reference Attorney managers actively support their team members’ career aspirations within in the department and throughout the company. Reference Attorneys have successfully made career transitions to multiple areas within Thomson Reuters, including Sales & Account Management, Training & Education Development, Legal Product & Editorial, Marketing, and Findlaw. Successful completion of initial training and demonstrated competence of reference attorney expectations is required for movement within department. Thomson Reuters requires one-year service commitment before being eligible to post to other departments.

    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 more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

    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 all 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/Affirmative Action 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.

    Apply here!

  • 02 Jan 2018 3:09 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Corporate Counsel

    Lift Brands, the parent company to Snap Fitness and a worldwide franchisor of fast, convenient and affordable fitness centers, is seeking an attorney to join our growing legal department and support our continued success.  This is a rare in-house opportunity to join a very successful company in a small legal department where you can grow your career and make a significant impact on the company.

    The primary responsibility of the Corporate Counsel is to provide legal support and guidance on a broad range of corporate and commercial issues. The position will report directly to the Chief Legal Officer and will support all business units and a growing portfolio of health and fitness brands.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • ·       Act as a strategic partner to the business, providing sound and reasonable business and legal advice
    • ·       Participate in the negotiation, drafting and execution of all Company agreements including service, vendor, supply chain, technology, marketing, purchase and sales agreements
    • ·       Assist to manage the internal legal function to provide strategic and practical advice, as well as high-caliber and responsive legal services to the Company’s executives and business functions
    • ·       Monitor and improve controls and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including consumer protection and data privacy and security laws
    • ·       Identify and manage internal and outside legal resources as required to provide high-quality legal services at a reasonable cost
    • ·       Any and all other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • ·       Licensed attorney in the state of MN
    • ·       3-6 years of experience in a corporate legal department or law firm or some combination
    • ·       Preference for corporate/transactional experience
    • ·       Must have primary experience in one or more of the following areas: general contracts/ commercial matters, consumer, technology, privacy/data security
    • ·       Secondary experience in one or more of the following areas desired: real estate, international, trademarks, marketing and advertising
    • ·       Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and highly challenging environment for a successful, growing company with very high quality expectations 
    • ·       Excellent business judgment with the ability to make decisions and give advice that demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and the risk/reward of each situation
    • ·       Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment, supporting the overall objectives of the organization in a pleasant and professional manner

    Submit resumes to:

    Lift Brands

    Attn: Bonnie Lano, Human Resources Director

    2411 Galpin Court, Suite 110

    Chanhassen, MN 55317

    blano@liftbrands.com


  • 29 Dec 2017 9:21 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    The League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) is recruiting for a full-time Staff Attorney I and a part-time Staff Attorney II.  These positions research and answer a variety of oral and written inquiries on municipal government, with legal, policy, governance, management, and service delivery implications, by member cities, city attorneys, state agency and League staff which reflect considerable knowledge of local government. Successful candidates will perform projects of department and League-wide scope, research and write materials on municipal law, legislative and loss control topics and develop and deliver presentations in these areas using adult learning techniques.  The full posting and salary details can be viewed on the League of Minnesota Cities’ website at www.LMC.org

    All applicants must complete the LMC Online Application for Employment and Supplemental Questions to be considered for these positions.  Application deadline is January 15, 2018. 

     


  • 27 Dec 2017 9:16 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Stinson Leonard Street

    Associate Attorney– Energy, Environmental, Mining, and Transportation Division

    Minneapolis, MN

     

    Stinson Leonard Street LLP is seeking an Associate with one to four years of experience to join the Energy, Environmental, Mining, and Transportation Division, in our Minneapolis, Minnesota office. 

    Qualified candidates must be licensed to practice in or eligible for admission without examination to Minnesota. The candidate must have one to four years of experience in environmental law, with a preference for such experience in mining, energy or transportation.  Qualified applicants will possess excellent academic credentials and have strong writing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills.  Federal judicial clerkship experience also a plus.

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

    Anna Lloyd

    Attorney Recruiting Manager

    Stinson Leonard Street

    1201 Walnut ST, Suite 2900

    Kansas City, MO 64106

    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.


  • 20 Dec 2017 11:26 AM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

    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.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    VLN seeks a .75FTE attorney to support the provision of legal services and legal education to immigrant communities in Minnesota.

    This is a one-year term position which may be extended depending on funding.

    Job duties include:

    Primary duties and responsibilities

    • Conduct outreach, create collaborations and work in partnership with other legal and social services organizations that serve the immigrant community in Minnesota.
    • Perform outreach directly to immigrant populations in Minnesota.
    • Develop, coordinate and present community legal education presentations at organizations, churches and meeting spaces within the immigrant community;
    • Schedule and coordinate legal workshops for people at risk of arrest, detention or deportation;
    • Recruit, train, mentor and supervise volunteer attorneys providing legal education, advice and brief services to target populations;
    • Provide limited direct legal services to immigration clients;
    • Assist in the development of new programming to respond to changes in immigration laws, regulations and procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • Licensed to practice law in Minnesota
    • Immigration law experience
    • Family law experience preferred
    • Knowledge of community and social service resources for immigrant communities preferred
    • Proficiency in a second language preferred
    • 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 and communities of color
    • Must have valid driver’s license and ability to travel.  

    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.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Mail resume and cover letter to hradmin@vlnmn.org

    No phone calls please.

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  January 31, 2018


  • 19 Dec 2017 8:39 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

    Judicial Law Clerk

     
    Salary 
    $52,032.96 Annually
    Location 
    Second Judicial District - St. Paul, MN
    Job Type
    Full-time, Monday-Friday, Regular
    Department
    Second Judicial District
    Job Number
    04310-00292750
    Closing
    12/26/2017 10:00 AM Central
    Description

    The Second Judicial District is accepting applications for a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Sophia Vuelo. The law clerk performs administrative, courtroom, and legal research/writing functions under the direct supervision of a district court judge.
     
    Example of Duties

    Assists in the day-to-day management of the Judge's office and maintains the Judge's daily schedule and responds to inquiries. Conducts legal research and prepares written reports, memoranda, orders, judgments and decrees. Prepares various documents related to judicial duties; attends all court sessions and performs court related duties such as recording necessary case information and maintaining records attendant to court proceedings. Ensures that all files, complaints, and other papers are available when needed and in proper order. Performs duties associated with the selection and management of the jury during jury trials; performs courtroom duties including calling calendars, administering oaths and swearing in jury panels and witnesses. Assists in various court proceedings such as motions, pretrial and trial; performs other administrative and clerical functions as required.

    Typical Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
     

    • Graduation from law school and/or licensed to practice law in Minnesota.
    • Good, practical, analytical legal research and writing abilities;
    • Good computer skills, including knowledge of Westlaw and Microsoft Word or other word processing programs;
    • Ability to organize and manage own work with minimum supervision;
    • Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks simultaneously;
    • Strong sense of professionalism,
    • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with court personnel, attorneys, the public and media.
    • Experience clerking in the City Attorney's, County Attorney's, Public Defender's Office or experience clerking in a courtroom setting a plus.
      
    Successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check.
     
    Supplemental Information

    TO APPLY:  Apply online at www.mncourts.gov.   In addition to completing the online application, please upload and attach a one page cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample (no more than ten (10) pages).

    The 2nd Judicial District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and persons from diverse backgrounds.
     
     

    Agency
    Minnesota Judicial Branch
    Address
    25 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

    St Paul, Minnesota, 55155.
    Phone
    651/284-3863 


  • 11 Dec 2017 4:39 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)
    Job Title: Assistant City Attorney I - Criminal Division
    Salary: $80,946.00 - $106,551.00 Annually
    Job Type: Full-time
    Department: Attorney
    Location: City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Vacancies: 2
    Closing Date/Time:   Thu. 12/21/17 11:59 PM Central Time
    Posting Type: Open to the public
     

    Print Job Information | Apply  


    Position Description  Benefits  Supplemental Questions

     

    Under general supervision of a Supervising Criminal Attorney, the Assistant City Attorney I Criminal position performs professional legal work of ordinary difficulty and complexity.  An Assistant City Attorney I Criminal position prepares and tries petty misdemeanor, misdemeanor, and gross misdemeanor cases.  There currently are two full-time vacancies to be filled in the Criminal Division of the City Attorney's Office.
     Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Prepare and handle arraignments, pre-trials, trials and other appearances on petty misdemeanor, misdemeanor, and gross misdemeanor cases.
    • Draft and prepare criminal complaints, prepare written motions, memoranda and appellate briefs.
    • Work with investigators, victim/witness assistants, and paralegals to prepare cases for trial.
    • Argue motions, appellate issues, and cases at trial.
    • Respond to inquiries from law enforcement, criminal justice partners, and members of the public.
    • Conduct legal research related to criminal law issues as required.
    • Advise law enforcement personnel and City departments.
    • Prepare appeals of district court decisions.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Working Conditions: Office and courtroom.
     
     Required Qualifications:
    Required Education: Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.

    License: Licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota at time of hire and throughout employment with the City Attorney's Office.

    *Note:  Be prepared to produce proof of this required license when asked.  Being hired and continued employment is contingent upon it.

    Application Submission Requirements: 
    ALL applicants MUST submit completed:
    • City of Minneapolis online application through TeamMinneapolis.
    • Cover letter and resume.
    • Writing sample listed under "Required Qualifications."
    • Screening questions listed in the online application must be answered.

    Writing Sample: You must submit a sample of legal writing, including but not necessarily limited to an excerpt from a brief or memorandum, along with the required City application.  Your sample must not exceed six pages.

    Selection Process:  
    Each candidate will be evaluated using any one or any combination of the following methods:  an evaluation of the candidate's related education and/or experience, responses to screening questions, responses at an oral examination and responses at an oral interview.  The employer reserves the right to limit the number included in any phase of the hiring process.  Interviews may also include work simulation or situational exercises. 
     
    Background Check:
    The City has determined that a full, criminal background check (CJIS) and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title.  Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought.  Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
     
    In compliance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 U.S.C. Section 701-708) and regulations promulgated at 45 CFR Part 76, Subpart F, the city of Minneapolis prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance in its workplace and certifies that it has otherwise complied with the drug free workplace requirements contained in 45 CFR Part 76, Subpart F Sections 76.630 (c) and (d)(2) and 76.645(a)(1) and (b).  As a condition of employment, the employee agrees to notify the city of Minneapolis of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than 5 days after such conviction and agrees to comply with the city of Minneapolis' Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.                              
     
    Union Representation:
    This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Minneapolis and the AFSCME City Attorney.

    The eligible list created for this exam will expire 3 months after being established.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Thorough understanding of criminal law, the rules of criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence.
    • Knowledge of local ordinances, state laws, established precedents and sources of legal reference.
    • Ability to deal respectfully and effectively with people from all cultures.
    • Knowledge of and the ability to use on-line legal resources such as Westlaw.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    The following are desired:
    • Experience in representing a public entity as a lawyer or student attorney.
    • Contributor to, or editor of, a law review or law journal.
    • Jury or court trial experience, particularly in criminal cases.
    • Experience in a judicial clerkship.
    • Experience in researching and drafting legal memoranda and/or motions.
    • Excellent writing skills.
    • Fluency in a foreign language (e.g., those used by the City's immigrant and refugee population such as Hmong, Lao, Oromo, Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese).


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