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  • 31 May 2016 3:02 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    LINDQUIST

    LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Minneapolis office

    Lindquist & Vennum LLP, a 150+ attorney law firm, is seeking a mid-level Associate with a minimum of two years of business litigation experience for its Minneapolis office.  The firm represents Fortune 500 clients and others in complex cases offering its associates challenging discovery, motion, and trial practice experience.  Responsibilities include drafting pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and working as part of a trial team.  Strong preference for candidates with previous judicial clerk and/or large law firm litigation experience.   Excellent academic performance, good oral and written communication skills, and distinguished work record required. 

    Interested applicants should apply by email with a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and 5-10 page writing sample addressed to:

    Jenny L. Naegele
    Recruiting Coordinator
    Lindquist & Vennum LLP
    jnaegele@lindquist.com

    Lindquist & Vennum is an EEO/AA Employer. 

  • 31 May 2016 2:58 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    LINDQUIST

    FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ASSOCIATE – Minneapolis office

    Lindquist & Vennum LLP, a 150+ attorney law firm, is seeking a mid-level Associate with two to six years of Financial Institutions experience.  The Associate will assist the Financial Institutions Practice Group in connection with financing transactions, regulatory matters, payment systems, and mergers and transactions.  Excellent academic credentials, strong analytical skills, solid drafting experience, and superior communication skills are required. 

    Interested applicants should apply by email with a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and 5-10 page writing sample addressed to:

    Jenny L. Naegele
    Recruiting Coordinator
    Lindquist & Vennum LLP
    jnaegele@lindquist.com

    Lindquist & Vennum is an EEO/AA Employer. 

  • 31 May 2016 2:46 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    CINCINNATUS
    Strategy - Leadership - Solutions

     

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    HENNEPIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

     

    ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

    The Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) is Minnesota's largest district bar association, serving member attorneys, law firms and the greater community since 1919. The HCBA provides approximately 8,000 members with professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities. It also engages in efforts to support a fair and equitable judicial system that provides access to all.

    The Hennepin County Bar Foundation (HCBF) serves as the charitable arm of the HCBA and was established with the express purpose of providing financial assistance to law-related organizations and projects and to the profession.

    As an employee of the HCBA, this person serves as executive director for both the HCBA and the HCBF.  Reporting to the presidents, executive committees, and boards of directors of the HCBA and HCBF, the executive director manages a staff of 14 employees, an annual operating budget of over $2 million, and the assets of both the HCBA and HCBF.

    PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

    The executive director works in partnership with the board of directors and senior staff to provide leadership, vision, and direction for the HCBA and its foundation. The executive director also manages the day-to-day operations of the association and foundation under policies determined by the respective boards. The primary responsibilities are:

    • Strategic Leadership and Communication: Implement the strategic plans of the HCBA and the HCBF, clearly articulating organizational goals for financial and programmatic stability and growth; motivate and inspire others to support the organization’s vision; enthusiastically model the values of the HCBA.
    • Operational Planning and Management: Provide leadership and management for association and foundation programming.   Recruit and retain membership; ensure value to members; work with boards to draft, monitor, and update policies and procedures; monitor the planning, implementation, and evaluation of member programs; oversee financial development for the foundation.
    • Financial Planning and Management: Oversee the development and management of budgetary and financial controls and procedures, including the annual audit; ensure proper procedures for administration of funds; keep the board informed of financial and operational issues.
    • Human Resources Planning and Management: Support, develop, and retain a qualified and effective staff: support the senior management team and ensure that the internal functions are fulfilled; ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the organization by selecting and developing effective people; foster a culture of cooperation and mutual respect, focusing on outstanding performance.
    • Relationship Management: Maintain strong and effective internal relationships with the boards, committees, sections, task forces, and staff; build and maintain strong external relationships with members, volunteers, government leaders, the judiciary, funders, community leaders, and  affiliated organizations; effectively involve others and delegate decisions to appropriate levels.

      The HCBA enjoys a positive relationship with the Fourth Judicial District bench and the executive director will work closely with the courts, focusing on
      engagement of all stakeholders in improving the delivery of justice in Hennepin County.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Education

    • A Juris Doctorate or an advanced degree in a related field, such as business administration or public administration, is preferred.

    Experience

    • Demonstrated success in organizational leadership, with proven competence in guiding the development and implementation of a strategic plan, successful institutional positioning, and translating ideas into reality.
    • Experience in the field of law, public policy, business administration and/or trade association management, with experience in bar association management preferred.
    • Proven administrative competence in areas such as financial management, budgeting, marketing, technology, planning, and goal setting.
    • Experience building, managing, and strengthening teams. Able to develop and lead a high-performing team (both volunteer and staff).
    • Experience and skill working with a board of directors made up of professionals.
    • A positive orientation to change and new ways of doing business, including the ability to positively manage change initiatives.
    • The ability and commitment to envision and describe the long-term future of the organization in a way that inspires and motivates key stakeholders.
    • Knowledge of current service trends and emerging models for professional associations is strongly preferred.
    • Ability to quickly make connections in the community. Familiarity with the Minneapolis/St. Paul community is considered a plus. 
    • The ability and commitment to be an engaging ambassador and advocate for HCBA and HCBF with key business, community, and government leaders. This includes the ability to skillfully manage the needs of competing stakeholders.

    COMPENSATION

    Compensation is competitive, and is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    TO APPLY

    The organization will begin reviewing applications July 18, 2016. Cincinnatus invites interested candidates to send an electronic letter of introduction and résumé to employment@cincinnatus.com, or a hard copy to Employment, Cincinnatus, 212 Third Avenue North, Suite 478, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

  • 31 May 2016 2:40 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    MITCHELL | HAMLINE
    School of Law

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date:                   May 23, 2016

    Title:                                 Clinical Instructor    

    Status:                             Full Time

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law seeks a Clinical Instructor to direct a medical-legal partnership (MLP) that is being created between Mitchell Hamline and United Family Medicine, a Federally-Qualified Health Center serving patients in St. Paul, Minnesota. The position will start as soon as it is filled. This is a full-time position funded on a grant from the Saint Paul Foundation and Bigelow Foundation.

    The successful applicant will establish and manage a program that will provide legal services to United Family Medicine patients as part of a holistic plan of care. Practice areas may include: family law, housing, mortgage foreclosure, consumer, elder law, health and benefit law, domestic violence, and immigration. The Clinical Instructor will be responsible for doing intake, referral, and representing patients from United Family Medicine; teaching and supervising law students in a new clinic; and conducting outreach and education. The MLP will coordinate with and draw on the research and expertise of Mitchell Hamline’s Health Law Institute to explore the connections between poverty and health care.

    Qualifications:  Applicants must possess a J.D. or equivalent law degree and must be a member of the Minnesota Bar or willing to become a member as soon as practically possible following appointment.  Strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated interest in serving lower-income individuals and communities, experience and interest in working with both medical professionals and students, and the ability to establish and maintain good community relationships are desired. Spanish language ability is a plus. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references.

    This is a full time, grant-funded position, which is funded through December 2017.

    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.

  • 19 May 2016 11:49 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Associate Attorney

    Midsize law firm in the east metro is looking for an Associate Attorney with at least 2 years of civil litigation and/or workers’ compensation experience. Excellent communication skills and writing skills required.  Insurance defense experience a plus.

    Jardine, Logan & O'Brien, P.L.L.P. offers an extensive history of providing excellent legal services to our clients. This is an exciting opportunity for a bright and energetic attorney to work with an established law firm. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Courtney Kurkowski, Jardine, Logan & O'Brien, P.L.L.P., 8519 Eagle Point Boulevard, Suite 100, Lake Elmo, MN  55042; Email:  ckurkowski@jlolaw.com EOE AA

  • 17 May 2016 12:44 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    JOB TITLE: Family Law Resource Attorney

    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 manage VLN’s family law program and develop programming to serve the civil needs of undocumented immigrant communities in southern Minnesota

    Primary duties and responsibilities

    ·      Recruit, train, mentor and supervise volunteer attorneys on marital dissolution, child custody, child support, parenting time and other common family law issues

    ·      Supervise and support legal services provided at clinics, including our largest family law clinic at the Family Justice Center

    ·      Represent individual clients only to the extent necessary to retain proficiency in family law

    ·      Create collaborations and work in partnership with other legal and social services organizations that serve our clients and explore ways to achieve mutual goals

    ·      Conduct outreach, create collaborations with social services agencies in southern Minnesota, and create programming that will address the unmet legal civil legal needs (including family) of undocumented immigrants

    ·      Monitor the legal needs of those in poverty in the community and develop/adjust programming accordingly as it relates to family law issues and outreach to immigrant communities in southern Minnesota

    ·      Participate in and contribute to the supervisory team, including creating and implementing annual budgets and annual plans; aligning and coordinating agency-wide work; and supporting an office-wide culture of engagement, teamwork, transparency, and accountability

    ·      Lead and facilitate VLN’s family law committee meetings and engage members in our work

    ·      Supervise and support program staff, including monthly check-in meetings

    ·      Assist in writing proposals for funding

    Qualifications:

    ·      Licensed to practice law in Minnesota

    ·      Family law experience

    ·      Nonprofit management experience preferred

    ·      Experience and proficiency in working in engaged and cohesive teams

    ·      Knowledge of local community resources for family and other social services a plus

    ·      Proficiency in 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 May 23, 2016 

  • 12 May 2016 10:19 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Seeking a Spanish speaking attorney with 1-5 years of experience to join our five-attorney firm. Our firm has three Immigration attorneys and two Family law attorneys. We are looking to add an attorney who is fluent in Spanish and has experience in, or a great interest in, Immigration and Family law. If you are a motivated self-starter, interested in growing your own practice, and want to join our vibrant firm, send your resume, in confidence to:

    Vincent Martin
    vmartin@cundyandmartin.com  

    Thank you.

    Vincent

    Vincent P. Martin

    Immigration ~ Divorce ~ Wills ~ Criminal Defense

    CUNDY & MARTIN, LLC
    Wells Fargo Plaza
    7900 Xerxes Avenue S., Suite 1125
    Bloomington, MN 55431
    Telephone: (952) 746-4111
    Fax: (952) 746-4112
    www.cundyandmartin.com   

    Get our mobile application. Go to http://cundyandmartin.com/app  and follow the instructions!

  • 09 May 2016 2:01 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Mitchell | Hamline
    School of Law

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date:         May 6, 2016
    Title:                       Administrative Director, Hybrid, J.D. Program
    Status:                   Full Time      

    Reporting to the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, the Administrative Director, Hybrid J.D. Program is responsible for administering the only ABA-accredited on-campus/online J.D. program.  In support of the students and adjuncts in the program, this position will be responsible for:  developing and implementing a plan to maximize the student experience and minimize attrition; providing academic counseling to students; recruiting, training, assessing, and monitoring adjunct faculty; providing program administration including organizing on-campus weeks for students, assisting with creating academic policies and establishing the academic calendar, and coordinating with other departments to provide accessible services to students in the program. 

    Qualifications: bachelor’s degree (master’s or J.D. degree preferred); 5+ years of experience in program management or administration (preferably in higher education); ability to execute a variety of plans at multiple levels; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to manage multiple deadlines; strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and faculty; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Previous experience in counseling students helpful.

    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.

  • 09 May 2016 1:48 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Minnesota Continuing Legal Education
    Executive Director
    Organization, Position & Person Profile

    The Organization

    Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (Minnesota CLE) is dedicated to providing the highest quality education in the most accessible fashion to Minnesota’s lawyers and judges at a reasonable cost. Founded in 1963, Minnesota CLE is a non‐profit subsidiary 501(c)3 corporation of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and is the leading provider of continuing education to Minnesota’s lawyers and judges. Working closely with sections and committees, Minnesota CLE is responsible for the Bar’s operation of a statewide, comprehensive curriculum of continuing education, which annually includes 150 in‐class seminars, 300 + live interactive webcasts, and more than 400 moderated video replays presented at 17 locations throughout the state. Minnesota CLE operations include a significant publishing division, which maintains 25 edited, regularly updated deskbooks, and more than 50 practice Summary Guides. Approximately 2,600 volunteer faculty and authors make significant contributions to the organization’s efforts each year.

    Frank Harris will be stepping down as the Executive Director of Minnesota CLE in June of 2016, concluding more than 30 years of successful leadership.

    Minnesota CLE’s headquarters are located at 2550 University Ave W, Saint Paul, and the organization also maintains a 16,000 square foot conference center in downtown Minneapolis.

    Minnesota CLE is governed by a 16 person board of directors who bring a range of legal, educational and corporate experience. Thaddeus Lightfoot of Dorsey & Whitney serves of Chair of the Board.

    More information about Minnesota Continuing Legal Education may be found at www.minncle.org.

    Detailed information concerning key initiatives and annual conferences may be found https://www.minncle.org/initiatives.htm

    The Position

    Reporting to the Chair and Executive Committee of the Board, and working with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director sets Minnesota CLE’s strategy for the future and leads the organization to fulfill its mission.

    The Executive Director is in charge of the planning and management of programs and publications, and the overall business administration of Minnesota CLE, including management of its 40‐person staff and $9 million annual operating budget.

    Qualifications and Experience

    ●         Proven successful leadership experience

    ●         Strong management and business acumen, including staff development

    ●         An ability to work effectively with, and delegate to, a talented senior team

    ●         Experience working effectively with a Board of Directors

    ●         Familiarity with the rapidly changing legal landscape

    ●         An understanding of technology as it impacts Minnesota CLE’s development and delivery of products

    ●         Experience in strategic planning, including oversight of marketing, publishing and distancelearning education

    ●         A law degree and experience practicing law are highly preferred.

    Leadership Competencies

    ●         Strategic and Innovative Leader – ability to develop and implement innovative growth strategies

    ●         Relationship Builder – understanding of and appreciation for the legal marketplace and challenges facing law firms, corporate law departments, government agencies, pro bono organization, and individual lawyers

    ●         Decisionmaker – ability to make practical, realistic, data driven and timely decisions

    ●         Collaborator – ability to collaborate effectively with the talented volunteer faculty members who contribute to Minnesota CLE

    ●         Excellent Communicator – ability to listen intently, think clearly, and respond effectively

    Personal Characteristics

    ●         A passion for continuing legal education and helping lawyers with their practice

    ●         Ethical and trustworthy

    ●         Highly intelligent with strong performance standards

    ●         One who values the importance of volunteers and their contribution in support of Minnesota CLE

    ●         An individual with the presence and credibility to effectively lead Minnesota CLE

    TO APPLY

    The position will remain open until filled. To apply, interested candidates should send a letter of introduction and a resume to Cincinnatus or by mail to Cincinnatus, Attn: Employment, Colonial Warehouse, Suite 478, 212 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN, 55401.

  • 25 Apr 2016 1:15 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    The Public Health Law Center, a public interest, non-profit affiliate of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, seeks a program director to lead its efforts to improve the American diet and encourage physical activity.

    We seek dynamic applicants with the entrepreneurial drive and vision to lead our work in this important area. The person selected will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and securing funding for new initiatives, and for leading efforts to ensure the long-term sustainability of the program, which is funded through charitable grants and contracts. She or he will provide leadership to a team of experienced attorneys and policy analysts, as well as law students and graduate students, and will manage staffing and workloads to ensure timely, high quality work on multiple complex grants and contracts. In addition, the Director will provide hands-on program services on multiple projects.

    Qualifications: admission to the bar and 7 years of experience in the practice of law (experience in public health or a related field is preferred but not required); excellent skills in legal research, legal and general writing; and public speaking; analytical skills; demonstrated energy and creativity to envision, develop and execute new initiatives; the ability to build coalitions and foster collaboration; and the ability to supervise senior professionals and complex programs. Experience in program development and administration, grant writing, and management of personnel and budgets is highly desirable.

    The position is located in Saint Paul, and frequent travel (including overnight stay) is required. This is a fulltime, grant-funded position and is dependent on the continued availability of funding.

    To apply please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of 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. For best consideration, please submit application by May 10, 2016.

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


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