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  • 19 Mar 2017 2:25 PM | Aaron Abelleira (Administrator)

    Zelle Announces Diversity in Law Scholarship – 2017

     

    Zelle LLP is pleased to announce the firm's Diversity in Law Scholarship will be offered again in 2017. The keystone of the firm's Diversity Outreach Plan, the Diversity in Law Scholarship was created for law students who either (1) are a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship.

     

    The scholarship awards the selected recipient a total of $30,000 to be applied towards the selected recipient's law school tuition, fees, and text books, with one half of the scholarship paid for the student's second year of law school and one half of the scholarship paid for the student's third year of law school subject to the following: To receive the second installment of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (or its equivalent) through the student's second year of law school. Depending upon the firm's current needs, the Scholarship recipient may be offered, but is under no obligation to accept, apaid summer clerkship at one of the firm's offices for the summer following the student's first year of law school. The specific location of the potential clerkship will be decided by the firm in consultation with the student and will be based upon both the student's interest and the firm's need.  Finally, in order to help ensure the recipient's successful entry into the legal profession, the firm will assign an attorney to mentorthe recipient for the student's remaining law school career.

     

    The application deadline for submission is April 1, 2017. For complete information about the firm's Diversity in Law Scholarship, including contact and submission information and to access the formal application, please click here.

     

    For questions pertaining to the firm's Diversity in Law Scholarship, please feel free to contact the Diversity Committee at diversity@zelle.com. To learn more about Zelle's commitment to diversity, please click here.

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  • 12 Jan 2017 12:04 PM | Anonymous

    Conners Law PLC is a Minneapolis based law firm specializing in employment, business, and commercial litigation. We are currently looking to add a part-time law clerk to the team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in litigation and be willing to get involved in all aspects of the practice including various legal functions and office operations. This is great opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a boutique firm.

    Interested applicants should e-mail a résumé, writing sample, and transcript to ryan@connerslawfirm.com. 

    Primary Responsibilities

    The law clerk will work under the direct supervision of the firm’s managing attorney. Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Perform legal research and writing
    • Draft pleadings, briefs, discovery, and other legal documents
    • Provide assistance in courtroom proceedings (trials, hearings, etc.)
    • Assist with management and preparation of cases and files

    Requirements

    • Current law student
    • Ability to work between 15 and 20 hours per week year-round
    • Strong research and writing abilities
    • A natural aptitude for multitasking, time management, and organization
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including strong ability to communicate with the team and current and potential clients
    • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus  
  • 28 Jun 2015 3:55 PM | Anonymous

    St. Paul City Attorney's Office - Part Time Year Round Law Clerk


    The Saint Paul City Attorney's Office is accepting applications for a part-time law clerk in its Civil Litigation Division. This position requires approximately 20 hours of work per week year round.


    Duties include: Legal research and writing, drafting memoranda, document preparation, and other general clerking duties are also expected.


    Qualification: All candidates must have completed at least one year of law school and have strong research and writing skills. We are looking for law students who expect to graduate in 2016 or later. We are looking for an individual who has excellent academic credentials, strong analytical and communications skills, and a demonstrated potential for public service. Proficiency in the use of Westlaw and/or other computer-assisted research programs is required. Completion of a clinical or other practical skills course is also desired.


    APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN:

    July 15, 2015, BY 4:30PM


    Send an original and two (2) copies of the following: Cover Letter, Resume with References, Writing Sample & Law School Transcript to:


    Portia Hampton-Flowers

    Deputy City Attorney

    750 City Hall & Court House

    15 West Kellogg Boulevard

    Saint Paul, MN 55102


    (No calls please)


    Additional Applicant Information


    EEO/AA Employer: The City of St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Therefore, we encourage applications from all individuals including persons with disabilities, persons of color, and women.


    Information about data you provide: The information you supply will be used to assess your qualifications for this position; to distinguish you from other applicants; and to contact you for an interview. The following information will be considered private data pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act: your name, home/work/email address, and home phone number. If you are considered a finalist for an employment vacancy, your name, education, training, and previous work experience will become public data. Private data is available only to you and to other persons in the City who have bone fide need for the data. Upon court order, data may be disclosed in legal proceedings. Public data is available to anyone requesting it and consists of all data designated in this notice as private. 



    The City of Saint Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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