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  • 30 Jun 2016 4:40 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Supervising Paralegal

    Position Type: Staff
    Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Position Number:  400704
    Campus: Minneapolis
    Department/Unit: School of Law
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly
    Employment Type: Full-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year: 12
    Benefits Eligible: Yes

    Special Instructions 

    Applicants will be asked to upload a resume when creating their profile and to copy/paste a position specific cover letter into their application for this position.

    More information about this job:


    The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Supervising Paralegal position. 

    Provide legal support to the Legal Services Clinic of the University of St. Thomas Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services. Exercise independent judgement in the maintenance and creation of legal office and case management systems. Supervise student workers in performing paralegal duties and front desk tasks. Work effectively with faculty, staff, student attorneys and work study students to provide legal services to a diverse student population.  Interact with and occasionally provide support to faculty, staff and students in the Counseling Services component of the Center.  Knowledge or willingness to be trained in and comply with professional ethical standards, particularly regarding confidentiality of client information.

    This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.


    Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a paralegal program and two years of legal support experience.  

    Preferred Qualifications:  J.D.  Experience in office management and supervision of others.  Experience working with under-served populations.  Experience working in a higher educational setting.

    Ability to work positively with a diverse client population in a complex environment. Ability to exercise independent judgment in the creation and maintenance of critical case management systems, in the supervision of student workers, and in legal research and writing. Ability to prioritize tasks on an on-going basis.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Excellent personal and technical skills.  Proficiency in a language other the English (Spanish, Hmong, Somali, French, or other language) desired.  Ability to liaise effectively with faculty, staff, and students from various University departments.  Working knowledge of case management software, word processing, database management, computer networks, e-mail communication, and routine network management.  Strong detail orientation and organizational skills essential.  The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a program of Affirmative Action.  Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

     Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

    In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

     The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website.  If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information. 

    UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Special Instructions to Candidates:

    Applicants must apply through the University of St. Thomas website.

    Applicants will be asked to upload a resume when creating their profile and to copy/paste a position specific cover letter into their application for this position.

  • 30 Jun 2016 4:28 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    job id law0000a8
    date posted 06/25/2016
    location minneapolis, minnesota – united states


    About This Opportunity

    Use your skills Independent, self-motivated attorney with at least five years of experience to serve as Director Counsel, Intellectual Property. This attorney will provide legal support and advice on intellectual property matters with a particular focus on trademarks and copyrights. This attorney will also be involved in drafting, negotiating and managing intellectual property agreements in various contractual contexts, including licensing and IP due diligence., experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. 

    As a Director Counsel, you’ll take the lead as you

    Review, draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements with a particular focus on the intellectual property aspects of such agreements.

    • Provide IP support on commercial and M&A transactions including due diligence initiatives, potential acquisition IP review, and working with internal teams on IP portfolio integration.
    • Research, write and provide advice on various trademark, copyright, social media, licensing and related matters pertaining to Target’s business.
    • Draft and negotiate technology, software and other IP-related agreements and licenses.
    • Assist in the management of Target’s domestic and international trademark portfolio, including searching, clearing, acquiring, and filing for protection for its trademarks.  Will also provide ancillary copyright advice.
    • Assist in the enforcement of Target’s rights in its trademarks and copyrights through cease & desist letters, administrative proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and working with Target’s litigation team in the area of intellectual property infringement.
    • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with internal business partners and outside resources; coordinate with business partners, outside counsel, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and relevant trade organizations.
    • Manage outside counsel and vendors, including the assignment of matters, oversight of work, negotiation of rates, and payment of fees.


    • Five years of experience in a law firm and/or major corporation with a focus on intellectual property, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and related fields.
    • J.D. degree with excellent academic credentials from accredited law school.
    • Admitted or eligible for admission to Minnesota bar.
    • Excellent sense of prioritization.  Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks.  Work well independently in a fast-paced environment.  Must be able to manage time efficiently. 
    • Possess excellent written and oral communications skills, and strong analytical, negotiation and organizational skills. 
    • Demonstrate business understanding and judgment.  Ability to weigh legal risks and business factors; ability to deliver proactive, creative and workable legal advice in a fast-moving, team-oriented environment.          
    • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal business clients and teams.


    • Supervisory experience
    • Retail experience
    • Experience working with startups and technology-focused companies
    • Proficiency on various software including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Hummingbird, and docketing software. 

     APPLY NOW:  https://target.taleo.net/careersection/tgt_hq/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=LAW0000A8

  • 29 Jun 2016 10:32 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    St. Cloud Staff Attorney
    For Posting Only

    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) is seeking an attorney for its St. Cloud office.

    Background: MMLA’s St. Cloud office provides civil representation to low-income people in nine central Minnesota rural counties.  Senior Law and Health Care Outreach are provided in additional counties.  The office receives funding from a variety of public and private sources and enjoys strong support from the organized bar.  MMLA does not receive funding from the Legal Services Corporation.  St. Cloud is a city of 60,000 and is located 65 miles west of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  There are three area colleges, community theaters, a thriving arts community, and easy access to state parks and the Lake Wobegon Bike Trail.

    Responsibilities:  This attorney will provide representation on poverty law issues, including representing victims of domestic violence and other low-income people on family law and housing issues.  Representation of low‑income individuals can include service work, complex litigation, policy advocacy, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client, project, and office needs.

    Qualifications:  Concern for the needs and rights of low-income persons and victims of domestic violence is required.  This position requires the ability to work positively within a law office, supporting co-workers while focusing on high-quality service to clients.  It also requires an ability to work in partnership with staff from other organizations serving the client population. Second language ability, particularly Spanish or Somali, is a plus.  Attorney applicants must be licensed.  Attorneys admitted in states other than Minnesota can get temporary pre-exam admission.  Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences and experience serving residents of Mille Lacs County are a plus.  Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required.

    Salary:  $47,000-$57,600 upon bar admission, D.O.E.  Salary based on MMLA salary schedule.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

    Applications:  Applications preferred by July 7, 2016.  Starting date will be negotiated based upon bar admission and office needs.  Cover letter and resume should be submitted online at:  http://bit.ly/100PDwU.

    No agencies.  No calls.


  • 27 Jun 2016 12:28 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Assistant City Attorney I - Civil Litigation 

    Position Description:

    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 Attorneys 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: $71,192 - $103,398

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Handles civil lawsuits, administrative matters and claims from inception of the matter through trial and appeal before federal, state and administrative tribunals, including cases related to ordinance issues, employment, civil rights, tort claims, government authority, environmental issues, land use, and real estate.
    • Conducts legal research for pending lawsuits and other matters and provides oral and written advice to the City's elected officials, departments and independent boards and commissions.
    • Conducts discovery and takes other actions necessary to prepare civil matters for trial or hearing.
    • Assists in adjusting damage claims, and in cases arising under the Workers Compensation Act. Respond to inquiries from attorneys, court personnel, government officials and members of the general public.

    Working Conditions: Office and courtroom.

    Required Qualifications:

    Required Education: Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law school

    Licenses/Certificates: Licensed to practice Law in the State of Minnesota and in Federal Courts.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Jury trial experience
    • Federal court experience
    • Federal court litigation experience
    • State court litigation experience
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Contributor to, or editor of, a law review or law journal
    • Experience in the use of online law resources such as Westlaw
    • Experience in representing a public entity as a lawyer or student attorney
    • Experience as a lawyer in private law firms or as internal legal counsel in a corporation or non-profit organization
    • Experience in a judicial clerkship

    Background Check: The City has determined that a criminal background check 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.

    Drug & Alcohol Testing: All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing. Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.

    Selection Process: The examination will consist of a rating of training and experience and/or an oral examination (100%). The City of Minneapolis reserves the right to limit the number of candidates in the exam process. Since the examination selection process may consist of a rating of training and experience, you are encouraged to be as complete and thorough as possible on your application form, supplemental application form (if applicable) and other support documentation/materials. Minimum passing score 70.00

    This position is represented by AFSCME - Attorneys Unit.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Thorough understanding of relevant constitutional principles, pertinent provisions of substantive civil law, the rules of civil procedure and the laws of evidence.
    • Knowledge of the City Charter and legislative acts applicable to the City's financial, organizational and functional procedures, local ordinances, state laws, established precedents and sources of legal reference.
    • Knowledge of and the ability to use on-line law resources such as Westlaw.
    • Knowledge of a wide range of legal issues and precedents pertinent to civil law.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Forty-five credits of continuing legal education courses every three years.

    Please see here for more information, including benefits.

  • 15 Jun 2016 2:24 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Temporary Document Review Attorney

    Robins Kaplan LLP

    Robins Kaplan LLP seeks Projects Attorneys to assist with document review, analysis, and coding in our Minneapolis office. We are hiring for specific document review projects on a temporary and project basis. Hours will typically be 40-hours per week for the duration of a project, and projects will last from 3 weeks to 9 months.

    We are actively hiring now for projects scheduled to start immediately and on a continuous basis for ongoing projects. Submit your resume via e-mail to MMarvin@RobinsKaplan.com.

    In order to avoid any potential conflict of interest, Project Attorneys hired by Robins Kaplan LLP must not represent or assist any personal clients, or provide legal services to any employment agency or law firm during the pendency of a project.

    Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school and must have a current license in good standing. Experience with document discovery, including review and production in complex intellectual property and commercial litigation matters, familiarity with protocols for review of documents and databases used in managing large volumes of documents in complex litigation matters will be helpful.

    Temporary Document Review Attorneys earn $26.00 per hour.

    Submissions from staffing agencies will not be accepted for these positions.

    How to Apply: Submit your resume via e-mail to MMarvin@RobinsKaplan.com.


    Mary Marvin, Director of Ediscovery Services
    Robins Kaplan LLP
    800 LaSalle Avenue
    2800 LaSalle Plaza
    Minneapolis MN 55402 612.349.8419

  • 15 Jun 2016 2:20 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

    Robins Kaplan LLP – Minneapolis

    We seek an associate to join our Intellectual Property Litigation practice. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials and two to five years of complex litigation experience in intellectual property cases. A bachelor’s degree in engineering or the sciences is helpful, strong research and writing skills are required, along with a demonstrated desire to be a trial lawyer.

    Apply if you would like to practice law in an environment where new challenges and growth are approached with energy, enthusiasm and team work, where you work directly with clients and where your efforts are appropriately rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits.

    Applicants must be admitted, or eligible to become admitted, to practice in Minnesota.

    Applicants can apply online at the career section of our website:


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

  • 09 Jun 2016 4:49 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Thank you for your interest in employment with The Advocates for Human Rights. At this time, an Equal Justice Works Americorps Legal Fellow position is open with our Refugee & Immigrant Program.

    Job title: Equal Justice works Americorps Legal Fellow
    Reports to: Refugee & Immigrant Program Director
    Job type: Full-time for one year

    Position Summary

    The justice AmericCorps Fellow will be one of 46 lawyers and paralegals working throughout the United States to provide representation to unaccompanied immigrant children, as part of the justice AmericCorps Program. The Fellow will be responsible for conducting thorough intakes of clients aged 15 and younger and providing direct legal representation in immigration and related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and others forms of relief.

    Lawyers must begin service no later than August 1, 2016, and be available for a week-long national training in January 2017 in Washington, D.C. The term of service is one year, with a strong possibility of renewal for a second year.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Handle a 30-client caseload annually, providing direct representation to unaccompanied children, aged 15 and younger;
    • Conduct thorough intakes to determine the forms of legal relief available;
    • Represent children in immigration removal proceedings, as well as before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and state court proceedings related to a child's immigration case;
    • Mentor pro bono attorneys to represent children in immigration or state court proceedings;
    • Screen clients for trauma, abuse, and trafficking;
    • Make referrals to additional services, as appropriate; and
    • Assume general administrative responsibilities, including grant compliance, data collection, timekeeping, case mangement, and other tasks related to AmeriCorps and Equal Justice Works program compliance.


    • Hold a J.D. and be a graduate of an Equal Justice Works member law school (most schools are members);
    • Spanish language fluency;
    • Experience in immigration or family law (preferred); and
    • Experience working with children (preferred).

    This position requires completin of NSOPW, state, and FBI Fingerprint, criminal background checks, as well as cmplikance with all CNCS Federal Regulations throughout the followship program. This position is contingent on eligibility determined by the results of the criminal history checks.

    The Advocates for Human Rights is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status.


    • AmeriCorps Living Allowace of $24,200; and
    • Supplemental benefits for housing, student loans, professional dues, and relocatoin expenses up to $16,800.

    Other Benefits and Professional Opportunities

    Standards fellowship benefits include:

    • Eligibility to place all qualified student loans into forbearance and receive an interest accrual payment at the end of service;
    • $5,730 Segal Education Award upon successful completion of one year of service;
    • Participation in a week-long national training program in Washington, D.C., in January 2017 on representing unaccompanied immigrant children (dates to be announced);
    • Participation in the Annual Justice Works Leadership Development Training;
    • Child care assistance (through CNCS-approved vendor if income-eligible); and
    • Fully-paid health insurance.

    In addition to the standard fellowship benefits, The Advocates for Human Rights will also offer benefits, including health insurance, mileage reimbursement, and Continuing Legal Education opportunities.

    Application Process

    To apply, please mail cover letter and resume to:

    EJW Legal Fellow Search
    Refugee & Immigrant Program
    The Advocates for Human Rights
    330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800
    Minneapolis, MN 55401-2447
    Email: Hrights@advrights.org (include "EJW Legal Fellow Search in subject line)

    No phone call or email inquiries, please.

  • 07 Jun 2016 11:13 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Mitchell | Hamline
    School of Law

    Mitchell Hamline School of Law is seeking an adjunct professor in the fall semester 2016 to teach Criminal Procedure: Minnesota Practice (description below). The course covers criminal procedure from bail-to-jail, incorporating real-practice insight as well as Minnesota law.

    Criminal Procedure: Minnesota Practice
    2 cr.

    Emphasizing Minnesota practice, this course examines from a prosecution and defense perspective the problems and tactics arising during the stages of a criminal proceeding, including preparation of a case, pretrial release, evidentiary issues, defenses, the trial, plea negotiations and sentencing alternatives, post-conviction remedies, and procedure and sample pleadings throughout the course. Limited enrollment.

    The course is currently scheduled for Monday evenings from 6:00-7:55 pm and has 36 registered students. The professor who was scheduled to teach the course has needed to decline for scheduling reasons but is available for consultation.

    Adjunct professors are paid a stipend of $1600 per credit to teach the course, or $3200 total for this course. Adjunct professors should have at least two years of prosecution or defense experience in Minnesota, including felony trial and sentencing experience.

    Interested persons should contact Kate Kruse at kate.kruse@mitchellhamline.edu

  • 07 Jun 2016 11:00 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Job ID: REA0001Z0
    Company Name: Target
    Job Title: Lead Negotiator Real Estate
    Job Location: Minneapolis, MN


    Strategically manage Target's existing store real estate portfolio to drive sales and enhance property value. Serve as primary business representative for issues affecting Target's existing real estate assets. Manage relationships with shopping center owners, brokers and other external parties in the real estate industry. Negotiate deals to maximize value to Target with external parties. Drive consensus internally on the real estate strategy for major markets and each existing Target location. Lead redevelopments, reinvestments and dispositions at Target stores

    Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Lead Negotiator, you'll take the lead as you...

    • Provide leadership and direction for real estate strategies within assigned territory.
    • Proactively identify and execute business opportunities to improve Target's retail business.
    • Manage disposition of surplus property within assigned territory.
    • Develop expertise in all markets located within assigned geographic region, including store performance, competition activity, site knowledge and demographic changes.
    • Effectively communicate at all levels (including senior management) within Target to gain support and approval for decisions and projects.
    • Coordinate with developers and municipalities to obtain and document necessary consents and approvals.
    • Negotiate new operating agreements, amendments and other real estate legal documents with external parties such as developers, landlords and municipalities.
    • Manage Target's response to government-driven property takings initiated through condemnations and eminent domain proceedings.
    • Manage scheduling and completion of both short and long-term real estate projects.
    • Lead efforts of internal departments (including Legal, Store Design, Construction, Property Management, etc.) to evaluate and resolve issues affecting existing sites.
    • Manage contractual compliance with real estate documents.
    • Interpret operating documents and other related legal agreements and provide guidance to internal customer groups affected by the terms.
    • Identify and develop new processes to facilitate an increasing level of efficiency in the management of the real estate portfolio.
    •  Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with developers, landlords, brokers and other real estate counterparts in the industry.
    • Manage special short and long term projects as assigned.
    • Own programs (e.g. lease portfolio, tenant portfolio, training), cross regional negotiation responsibilities or supervise team members as assigned.


    • Four Year College Degree;
    • 5+ years real estate experience
    • Professional knowledge and competency with basic real estate contract principals and terminology;
    • Experience reviewing and negotiating legal documents related to real estate rights and obligations.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to influence without authority and effectively leverage real estate expertise
    • Strong negotiation skills; ability to resolve disputes by delivering a win-win scenarios
    • Ability to plan, organize, execute and follow-through on multiple projects
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

    Apply URL: http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2376727-2902-9674

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


    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

    Lindquist & Vennum is an EEO/AA Employer. 

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