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Provide support to licensed attorneys, preparing asylum applications, drafting motions and uploading documents into ECAS with the immigration court, preparing routine immigration forms for work and travel authorization, hardship waivers, “one-step” filings, removal of conditional residency, consular processing for fiancees and immigrant visas, and gathering supporting documentation needed for immigration filings and court proceedings. 

Specific duties include:

  • Work directly with attorneys to manage case load from the intake through processing, filing and adjudication.
  • Work under a licensed attorney to prepare family-based, humanitarian, asylum, and employment-based immigration filings, including drafting of detailed affidavits, legal analysis, country conditions analysis, and gathering documents in support of each type of filing.
  • Calendering of filing deadlines, renewals of work authorizations, extensions of status, filing eligibility for naturalization and immigration court deadlines.
  • Interview clients and draft supporting letters, personal statements, and immigration forms.
  • Preparing applications for relief in Immigration Court, written pleadings, motions, and supporting exhibits and uploading for immigration court filings.

Education and experience requirements:

Prefer paralegal degree or experience, or foreign equivalent.  Foreign language skills are a plus in addition to being fluent in English speaking and writing proficiency.

Work Location: In person at our office located in Minnetonka.

Please send your cover letter, resume and writing samples to: mfatkhiyev@thalvisa.com

Provide support to licensed attorneys, preparing asylum applications, drafting motions and uploading documents into ECAS with the immigration court, preparing routine immigration forms for work and tr...

Be part of an organization that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; to sustaining a vibrant and thriving economy; to making a real difference for the people in our community; and to providing a welcoming and engaging workplace. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Bank) is seeking a candidate for a full-time Attorney or Senior Attorney position in its Legal Division. This attorney will practice as a generalist in typical in-house subject areas as well as in areas more specific to the Federal Reserve. The successful candidate must have strong legal analytical and communication skills and will thrive as part of a collegial and collaborative legal team.

Responsibilities:

Develop a working knowledge of core legal practice areas that impact the Bank, including but not limited to contracts, employment, banking supervision and regulation, discount window lending, payments systems, law enforcement, data and research, insurance, tax, and intellectual property.

Provide advice, counsel and other in-house legal services to Bank management and staff and interact regularly with attorneys from other Federal Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Handle matters that may involve complex legal issues regarding the impact of applicable laws and regulations on the Bank’s business operations, policies, and strategic objectives.

Draft, negotiate, and review contracts and advise management of potential risks in contractual areas.

Conduct extensive legal research, assist in the planning of legal strategies, and support the Legal Division’s representation of the Bank in legal proceedings as needed.

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate degree required and must be admitted to practice law in the state of Minnesota.

Some prior legal experience or judicial clerkship. To be considered for the Senior Attorney position must have 5+ plus years of experience.

Excellent legal research and writing skills.

Excellent analytical abilities along with sound legal and business judgment.

Excellent communication skills.

Additional Information:

The Bank believes in flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also recognizing the necessity of connecting and collaborating with colleagues in person. Onsite work is an essential function of this position, and employees are expected to be in the office 3 days per week for meetings and team collaboration.

A requirement of this position is that the employee must be a "Protected Individual." A "Protected Individual" includes but is not limited to: (1) a citizen or national of the U.S.; or (2) an alien who is lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence and who applies for citizenship within six months of being eligible to apply for citizenship and, if offered a position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will sign a Declaration of Intent to Become a United States Citizen.

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)

401K match, and a fully funded pension plan

Paid time off and holidays

Free public transportation passes

Annual educational assistance

On-site fitness facility

Professional development programs, training and conferences

And more…

The Minneapolis Fed is committed to developing a diverse workforce and providing an inclusive environment where all employees are respected and valued. We believe that we can foster development opportunities for all and reach our full potential by recognizing the unique experiences and identities of each of our colleagues. From economists to cash specialists, we work together to represent you in our economy.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary

Regular

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Yes

Job Category

Legal Family

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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Be part of an organization that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; to sustaining a vibrant and thriving economy; to making a real difference for the people in our…

Faegre Drinker is actively seeking an attorney to join the Labor and Employment group in the Minneapolis office. Ideal candidates will be admitted to practice in Minnesota (or eligible for admission on motion) and have at least three years of experience in employment law matters and a strong commitment to client service and teamwork. Prior employment litigation experience is required and employment counseling or in-house employment law experience is preferred.

Faegre Drinker’s global Labor & Employment Group includes multiple teams, including its 35 member Counseling, Training, and Transactions (CTT) team of employment law professionals focused on developing and utilizing deep expertise to provide prompt and practical advice to assist clients in managing complex workforce matters. With a collaborative and team-based approach to counseling clients, the CTT team partners with clients to develop proactive strategies and solutions for addressing employment issues and mitigating the risk of litigation. As part of a large, full-service firm, members of the CTT team also regularly work with attorneys in other firm practice groups, including benefits & executive compensation, corporate, and intellectual property, on corporate transactions and other complex multi-disciplinary matters. Duties are expected to include a broad range of employment counseling and transaction-related matters, including hiring, terminations, wage-hour, disability and leave management, discrimination and harassment, M&A support, and drafting and advising employers on employment agreements, separation agreements, employment policies, and other transactional employment matters. Prior litigation experience will provide the knowledge and experience base to effectively identify and address legal issues, and candidates should have a strong desire to be part of an exceptionally collaborative team focused on serving clients. Candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills, and professional recommendations where appropriate.

This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. If you are looking for an opportunity in a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online here and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Link to application.

Faegre Drinker is actively seeking an attorney to join the Labor and Employment group in the Minneapolis office. Ideal candidates will be admitted to practice in Minnesota (or eligible for…

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Contact: Anna Kerben, kerb0034@umn.edu

Office website: https://eot.umn.edu/

The Equal Opportunity & Title IX Office at the University of Minnesota is seeking a highly qualified, motivated and skilled individual to respond to complaints of discrimination, sexual misconduct and related retaliation through informal problem-solving and formal investigation processes. Position 357438. For more information and to apply, see https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/357438.

Location: Minneapolis, MN Contact: Anna Kerben, kerb0034@umn.edu Office website: https://eot.umn.edu/ The Equal Opportunity & Title IX Office at the University of Minnesota is seeking a high...

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an associate with three to six years of environmental, natural resources, energy, and regulatory law experience to join the Regulatory Affairs Practice Group in our Minneapolis office. This attorney will have the opportunity to represent and advise clients on a wide variety of environmental and energy issues arising in transactions, litigation and regulatory matters. 

The following qualifications are required:
- A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school
- Three to six years of experience with environmental, natural resources, energy, and regulatory law
- Minnesota bar admission or the ability to become admitted in Minnesota
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Strong academic performance

Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Our benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); Dorsey & Whitney 401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan; 15 weeks of paid parental leave, plus an additional 6-8 weeks of paid short-term disability for lawyers who give birth; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; education and college advising programs; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more!

Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

Dorsey participates in E-Verify.

About Dorsey

Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success:

- Banking and Financial Institutions

- Development and Infrastructure

- Energy & Natural Resources

- Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

- Healthcare

- Technology

Among Dorsey’s many distinguished alumni are U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser, Minnesota’s first woman judge Betty Washburn, former U.S. Vice President and Ambassador to Japan Walter Mondale, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Corporation Counsel of the City of New York Zachary Carter, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

- Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab)

- Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

- 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

- Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

How to Apply
Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Dorsey is committed to providing disability and religious-based reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, or if you have questions about a workplace reasonable accommodation, please contact us at 612-492-5033.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an associate with three to six years of environmental, natural resources, energy, and regulatory law experience to join the Regulatory Affairs Practice Group in&hel...

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 3rd – 5th year Government Solutions and Investigations associate with experience in government-contracting matters including bid protests to join our Minneapolis or Washington, D.C. office. This associate will have the opportunity to work in all phases of government investigations, internal investigations, and government-facing litigation, from pleading through trial and appeal and in State and Federal courts throughout the United States. This position would involve significant responsibility over pending cases, in-court experience and active motion and trial practice. Specifically, this associate will handle the following types of tasks for complex litigation matters:
- discovery
- oral advocacy
- brief writing
- depositions
- research
- trial preparation 

The following qualifications are required:
- Three to five years of experience with government procurement advising and disputes, and claims against State and Federal agencies
- Minnesota or Washington D.C. bar admission, or the ability to be admitted to the Minnesota or Washington D.C. bar
- Excellent research and writing skills
- Strong academic performance

Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Our benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); Dorsey & Whitney 401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan; 15 weeks of paid parental leave, plus an additional 6-8 weeks of paid short-term disability for lawyers who give birth; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; education and college advising programs; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more!

Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community.

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

Dorsey participates in E-Verify.

About Dorsey

Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success:

- Banking and Financial Institutions

- Development and Infrastructure

- Energy & Natural Resources

- Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

- Healthcare

- Technology

Among Dorsey’s many distinguished alumni are U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser, Minnesota’s first woman judge Betty Washburn, former U.S. Vice President and Ambassador to Japan Walter Mondale, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Corporation Counsel of the City of New York Zachary Carter, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

- Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab)

- Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

- 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

- Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

How to Apply
Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Dorsey is committed to providing disability and religious-based reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, or if you have questions about a workplace reasonable accommodation, please contact us at 612-492-5033.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking a 3rd – 5th year Government Solutions and Investigations associate with experience in government-contracting matters including bid protests to join our Minneapoli...

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants

Date Posted: 09/05/2023

Closing Date: 09/19/2023

S1 Salary Range: $36.40 - $57.47 / hourly; $76,003 - $119,997 / annually

S2 Salary Range: $50.53 - $78.30 / hourly; $105,506 - $163,490 / annually

S3 Salary Range: $54.12 - $83.57 / hourly; $113,002 - $174,494 / annually

Job Summary

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2023, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for three years in a row and Top Workplace USA for two years in a row.

The Office seeks an attorney to join its Employment, Tort, and Public Utilities Commission Division (“ETP”), which is housed in the Solicitor General’s Section of the Office.  The lawyer’s primary caseload will involve defending the State from employment and tort claims in state and federal court. There will also be opportunities to defend claims that Minnesota statutes are unconstitutional or to work on cases of state-wide impact.

One of the roles of the ETP Division is to defend the State and its agencies, officers, and employees from tort and employment claims. The attorney we seek to hire will have responsibility for a set of assigned cases (and charges), which the attorney will handle from the initial Answer or Rule 12 motion, through discovery, dispositive motion practice, mediation, trial, and appeal.  Mentorship and training are available through formal and informal channels. Because cases can be venued anywhere in the state, periodic travel throughout Minnesota may be required.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from a law school accredited by the ABA
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota or ability to obtain licensures within 90 days of hire
  • An interest in handling tort and employment cases on behalf of the State before administrative tribunals, district courts, and in the appellate courts;
  • Excellent research skills, and written and oral communication skills (a cover letter with a writing sample is required with application submission)
  • Ability to:
    • travel to counties throughout the state
    • litigate independently and make strategic decisions as lead counsel on a diverse caseload
    • multitask by managing a high-volume caseload and meeting tight deadlines
    • contribute positively to a team and interact successfully with colleagues, clients, counsel, judges, and members of the public
    • work in an inclusive, creative, and collaborative work environment

IMPORTANT! All applicants must prepare two documents to upload and submit with their application: (1) resume; and (2) cover letter with a writing sample (of up to five pages) in one document.

To be considered at the S2 level, candidates must have 6 years of related experience. To be considered at the S3 level, candidates must have 12 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A judicial clerkship; and
  • Complex civil litigation experience.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers;
  2. Apply for posting number 69232
  3. Direct Link

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact K.C. Moua at kc.moua@ag.state.mn.us or (651) 757-1279.

Why Work For Us 

Diverse Workforce

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources, and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service 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.

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants Date Posted: 09/05/2023 Closing Date: 09/19/2023 S1 Salary Range: $36.40 – $57.47 / hourly; $76,003 – $119,997 / annually S2 Salary Range:&n...

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking a skilled, client-focused and experienced lawyer with excellent academic credentials to advise and represent academic departments and business units in complex business transactions.  The title under which the successful candidate will initially serve will depend on years of relevant experience.  The successful candidate must be able to prioritize multiple competing priorities and communicate effectively with colleagues and clients. Significant drafting and negotiation experience is a requirement, and experience working in an in-house environment will be strongly considered. The candidate will be expected to handle contracting matters and transactions from beginning to end with minimal supervision, participate in team-wide process improvement initiatives, and provide advice and guidance on complex legal matters to University leadership and departments.

The following are examples of matters on which the lawyer holding this position may be asked to provide advice:

  • Complex commercial contracts and transactions
  • Regulatory compliance (employee benefits, privacy, higher education)
  • Higher Education program agreements (affiliation and internship agreements)
  • Agreements to purchase or sell goods or services, agreements governing large gifts, and
  • Development of internal University policies and practices

Qualifications 

Required: The successful candidate must possess each of the following:

  • A Juris Doctorate granted by an ABA accredited law school
  • Admission to and good standing in the State Bar of Minnesota or eligibility for prompt admission
  • Highest level of integrity and professionalism
  • An ability to independently manage and prioritize work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A minimum of four years’ experience as a lawyer advising clients on business transactions

Desirable:

  • Experience in higher education, advising institutions of higher education, or as an in-house attorney
  • Knowledge and expertise in a broad array of practice areas including significant experience drafting and negotiating complex business agreements
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and cross-cultural competencies
  • Having worked collegially and professionally in a diverse environment with peers, subordinates, and clients

Please see the University of Minnesota Employment website at https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and search for job ID 357565.

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is seeking a skilled, client-focused and experienced lawyer with excellent academic credentials to advise and represent academic departments and business units ...

ATTORNEY VACANCIES & VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS

Hiring OrganizationJob TitleStatePosted/ Updated
USAO District of MassachusettsAssistant United States AttorneyMassachusettsSeptember 7, 2023
Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)Attorney Advisor (CLC Beaumont)TexasSeptember 6, 2023
INTERPOL WashingtonATTORNEY, CHIEF GENERAL COUNCIL (CRIMINAL), Supervisory GS-0905-15District of ColumbiaSeptember 6, 2023
National Security Division (NSD)Supervisory Attorney Advisor (Deputy Chief), GS-905-15District of ColumbiaSeptember 6, 2023
National Security Division (NSD)Supervisory Attorney Advisor (Deputy Chief), GS-905-15District of ColumbiaSeptember 6, 2023
USAO Northern District of CaliforniaAssistant United States Attorney (eLitigation)CaliforniaSeptember 6, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)Lead Trial Attorney (Assistant Deputy Chief, Health Care Fraud Unit)Multiple locationsSeptember 6, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)Trial Attorney (FOIA/PA Unit)District of ColumbiaSeptember 6, 2023
USAO Northern District of IllinoisAssistant United States AttorneyIllinoisSeptember 6, 2023
USAO Eastern District of MissouriAttorneyMissouriSeptember 6, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY(COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Strike Force)ColoradoSeptember 6, 2023
USAO Northern District of IllinoisAssistant United States AttorneyIllinoisSeptember 6, 2023
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)Volunteer Legal Intern, Spring 2024CaliforniaSeptember 5, 2023
USAO Southern District of CaliforniaLaw Clerk- Summer 2024September 5, 2023
USAO Southern District of CaliforniaLaw Clerk- Spring 2024September 5, 2023
Civil Division (CIV)Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year- C-IPDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 5, 2023
Civil Division (CIV)Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Summer- C-IPDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 5, 2023
Justice Management Division (JMD)Deputy Director - Supervisory Attorney GS-15District of ColumbiaSeptember 5, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)Resident Legal Advisor, ColombiaSeptember 5, 2023
USAO District of AlaskaLaw Student Volunteer, SummerAlaskaSeptember 5, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)Trial Attorney (Bank Integrity Unit)District of ColumbiaSeptember 5, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 5, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 1, 2023
Criminal Division (CRM)Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery SectionDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Western District of TexasAssistant United States AttorneyTexasSeptember 1, 2023
USAO District of ArizonaAssistant U.S. Attorney (Criminal)ArizonaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Middle District of GeorgiaLaw Student Volunteer Criminal DivisionGeorgiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Middle District of GeorgiaLaw Student Volunteer Civil DivisionGeorgiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Middle District of GeorgiaLaw Student Volunteer Criminal Division SummerGeorgiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Middle District of GeorgiaLaw Student Volunteer AppellateGeorgiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO Western District of PennsylvaniaAssistant United States Attorney (DTVC)PennsylvaniaSeptember 1, 2023
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)Attorney AdvisorDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2023
USAO District of HawaiiAssistant United States AttorneyHawaiiSeptember 1, 2023
National Security Division (NSD)Attorney AdvisorDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2023
Civil Division (CIV)Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Academic Year- Federal ProgramsDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2023
Civil Division (CIV)Unpaid Law Student Volunteer, Summer- Federal Programs BranchDistrict of ColumbiaSeptember 1, 2023
Office of Legal Policy (OLP)LAW STUDENT VOLUNTEER, ACADEMIC YEARDistrict of ColumbiaAugust 31, 2023
USAO District of New JerseyE-Litigation Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA)New JerseyAugust 31, 2023
USAO Western District of New YorkAssistant United States Attorney - Civil Rights (Criminal)New YorkAugust 31, 2023
USAO Eastern District of PennsylvaniaAssistant United States Attorney (Criminal Division)PennsylvaniaAugust 31, 2023
Civil Division (CIV)Trial Attorney-Torts Branch-Aviation, Space & AdmiraltyDistrict of ColumbiaAugust 31, 2023
Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)Attorney AdvisorColoradoAugust 31, 2023
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)Attorney Advisor (General)VirginiaAugust 31, 2023

ATTORNEY VACANCIES & VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS Hiring Organization Job Title State Posted/ Updated USAO District of Massachusetts Assistant United States Attorney Massachusetts September 7, 2023...

The Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives is hiring one law clerk to provide legal research assistance for Legislative Analysts on any of the issues that may arise in the state legislative process.

House Research is a nonpartisan office that provides research and legal services to the entire Minnesota House of Representatives. For more information about House Research, see http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hrd/about.aspx

In general, the person hired must have successfully completed at least one year of law school and have excellent research and writing skills. The pay range is $26.80 to $36.30 per hour, depending on qualifications and educational level. The job is temporary, part-time, estimated 10-20 hours/week, depending on need, and requires in-office work. Start and end dates are flexible, but ideally the position will begin by early December at the latest and last until sometime in May.

Submit your current law school transcript, resume, and cover letter demonstrating skills and interest in this position via either email, fax, or mail to:

EMAIL: HRDjobs@house.mn
Email subject line must say: law clerk application

FAX: 651-296-9887

USMAIL: House Research Department
Attn: Law Clerk Applications
155 State Office Building
St. Paul MN 55155

Priority will be given to applications received by 9am on September 18, 2023, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Please do not send duplicate applications. All applicants will be notified when hiring is completed. References and writing samples required at time of interview. EEO/AA EMPLOYER

The Research Department of the Minnesota House of Representatives is hiring one law clerk to provide legal research assistance for Legislative Analysts on any of the issues that may arise…

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans by working at the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. We're currently hiring multiple investigators.

Read, share, and even apply below.

About the Position

As an investigator, you will thoroughly and impartially analyze and investigate claims of discrimination from members of the public, and determine whether the claims constitute violations of the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the state's civil rights law.

Job Details

Closing Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Salary Range: $26.14 - $38.38 / hourly; $54,580 - $80,137 / annually

How to Apply: Anyone interested in this position can view the full description and apply at mn.gov/mmb/careers/ with Job ID 68903. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter.

Hybrid Work Environment: To promote a culture of flexibility, we offer staff a hybrid work environment that varies by team, position, and business needs. This position will require in-office work at least one day a week. 

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Ly Her at ly.her@state.mn.us or 651-201-2434.

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans by working at the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. We’re currently hiring multiple investigators. Read, share, and even apply below. About...

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants

Date Posted: 08/21/2023

Closing Date: 09/11/2023

M3 Salary Range: $127,994 - $194,998 / annually

Telework Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2023, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for three years in a row and Top Workplace USA for two years in a row.

The Office is currently seeking an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) to serve as the attorney manager of the Public Safety Division, which is housed in the Health and Safety Section of the Office.  As the division manager, you will manage a division of 14 AAGs and 7 legal assistants who support the mission of the Office. The Public Safety Division represents the Commissioner of Public Safety on matters involving implied consent, revocations, forfeitures, and title matters; provide advice, counsel and representation to several boards; and respond to citizen inquiries. The work includes trials in district court, Office of Administrative Hearings, appellate advocacy, and civil litigation.

A successful candidate in this position will have the opportunity to support the mission of the Office by: 

  • Managing the division’s employees, including hiring, onboarding, coaching, and evaluating team members 
  • Managing cases, including assigning cases, providing direct work on cases, and reviewing draft submissions of others 
  • Maintaining positive client relationships, whether internally or externally, through regular communication and coordination 
  • Managing division operations, including setting division goals, attending regular management meetings, compiling reports and budgets, and communicating key issues to the executive team 
  • Creating a positive and inclusive work environment in which the division can perform high quality legal work for the people of Minnesota 
  • Leading the division in carrying out the Office’s mission 

This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from a law school accredited by the ABA and licensed to practice in the State of Minnesota or ability to obtain licensures within 90 days of hire 
  • Six or more years of civil or criminal litigation experience
  • Commitment to create a positive and inclusive work culture that obtains strong results 
  • Proven ability to lead in an inclusive, creative, and collaborative work environment 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills (a cover letter including a writing sample of up to five pages is required with application) 
  • Ability to travel to counties throughout the state 

IMPORTANT! All applicants must prepare two documents to upload and submit with their application: 1) Resume; and 2) A cover letter and writing sample (of up to five pages) together.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten or more years of complex civil litigation experience and/or in a law enforcement role
  • Management experience
  • Ability to critically examine, modify, and improve systems for caseload management
  • Experience using electronic files, case management tools, and e-discovery platforms

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Monday, September 11, 2023.

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers;
  2. Apply for posting number 68817
  3. Direct Link
  4. Do not forget to upload: 1) Resume; and 2) A cover letter with a writing sample (of up to five pages).

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Jake Pleschourt at jake.pleschourt@ag.state.mn.us or (651) 757-1057.

Why Work For Us 

Diverse Workforce

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service 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.

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants Date Posted: 08/21/2023 Closing Date: 09/11/2023 M3 Salary Range: $127,994 – $194,998 / annually Telework Eligible: Yes Job Summary The Office of&...

OVERVIEW

Overview

The Department of Ethics and Business Law in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, in the area of business law and compliance, beginning in September 2024.  Candidates should demonstrate potential for strong research, excellence in teaching, and desire to engage in culturally responsive service activities that demonstrate their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The department’s faculty are specialists in ethics, business law, and compliance including research and teaching at their intersection. Our faculty teach core and specialized courses in all OCB programs, including a specialized undergraduate Law & Compliance major and graduate programs in Organizational Ethics and Compliance. We are excited to welcome a colleague who wants to join an institution where collaborative, creative, and interdisciplinary inquiry are encouraged. More information about the department can be found at Opus College of Business - Ethics & Business Law

The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The college offers undergraduate, part-time, and specialized MBA, specialized Masters, and graduate certificate programs. 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The University of St. Thomas is in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul area, one of the U.S.’s top 25 metro areas.  Combine that with a visible corporate presence of seventeen Fortune 500 headquarters plus a diversified list of other companies with offices in the metro area, and you have a very strong, supportive business community that attracts bright, talented people. A recent study found that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area population grew 11% from 2010 – 2020. Census data also show that Minnesota continues to grow more diverse, both racially and ethnically, and at a faster pace than in the broader United States. 


More information about the Opus College of Business is at Opus College of Business. To learn more about life as a faculty member please visit Life as a Faculty member.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will have a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited Law School, or alternatively, Ph.D. in law or a closely related field.
  • Expertise in compliance [minimum two years experience in compliance] and ability to teach core and elective legal compliance courses and other business law courses.
  • Undergraduate or graduate teaching experience [minimum one academic quarter or semester], with demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching excellence.
  • A strong research agenda with potential to publish high-quality law reviews and peer reviewed journals.
  • A commitment to engaging in service to the Ethics and Business Law Department, the Opus College of Business, and the University of St. Thomas.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this opportunity, interested applicants must apply online at https://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. There are multiple parts to the application process.  Applicants will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload their supplemental application materials:

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • A written statement of teaching philosophy (including developing inclusive learning environments) and research interests (uploaded to “Teaching Philosophy” Field)
  • A sample of scholarly writing

Please do not upload any additional documents into the other available fields within the candidate profile at this time.  Further application materials may be requested at a later date, but no additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this time. 

After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job specific application.  Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter, detailing your interest in the opportunity.

To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials should be received by September 30, 2023; however, the position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin scheduling Zoom interviews mid-October 2023. Finalists for this position will be asked for references.  Questions about the position should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dale Thompson.  If you encounter issues with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at EMPLOYMENT@stthomas.edu. 

About the University of St Thomas

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 9,000+ students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

OVERVIEW Overview The Department of Ethics and Business Law in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, invites applications for one tenure-tra...

The Executive Director provides leadership and overall management in carrying out the mission of
Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC). The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the
administration, programs and the strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include
fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of
Directors.


Mission: Children’s Law Center of Minnesota promotes the legal rights and well-being of children and
youth. CLC’s staff and volunteers provide direct representation of children and youth, primarily in the
child welfare system, and advocate for changes in the systems that affect their lives.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITES:
1. Board Governance: Works with Board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission as defined by
the Board of Directors.
 Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and
accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and make
informed decisions.
 Specific tasks include:
i. Set Board meeting schedule, prepare for, and participate in all Board meetings.
Secure location and ensure all arrangements are made. Prior to each meeting,
prepare and distribute Board meeting agenda and documents.
ii. Keep the Board fully informed on the overall operational and financial condition
of the organization and on all significant developments affecting the
organization.
iii. Set Board committee meeting schedule, prepare for, and participate in all Board
committee meetings. Prior to each meeting, prepare and distribute Board
committee meeting agenda and documents.
iv. Assist in recruiting new Board members.
2. Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial
health of the organization.
 Responsible for the fiscal integrity of CLC, to include submission to the Board of a
proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, with accurately reflect the
financial condition of the organization.
 Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the
approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and ongoing operation of the
organization in a positive financial position.
 Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered
into on behalf of the organization (except official documents requiring signatures of
Board officers or Board resolutions authorizing the ED to sign on behalf of CLC).
 Specific tasks include:
i. Approval of all invoices and check writing
ii. Review bank account statements, approve bank transfers between checking and
savings accounts
iii. Review all financial statements (monthly) and prepare for finance committee
(every other month)
iv. Review general ledger and approve all QuickBooks entries
v. Prepare for annual audit, consolidate necessary information, work with the
auditors in preparation for the audit and when auditors are on site, provide
auditors with all necessary information.
vi. Work with consultant to prepare the 5500 Report (retirement summary).
vii. Work with finance committee to prepare annual organizational budget
3. Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with Board and staff to ensure that the
organization’s mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.
 Responsible for strategic planning and implementation to ensure that CLC can
successfully fulfill its mission into the future.
 Responsible for the enhancement of CLC’s brand/image by being active and visible in
the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private
organizations.
i. Speak at community, law firm and bar association meetings and forums to
introduce CLC, explain CLC’s mission, and identify CLC’s varying levels of needs
(from lawyers to funding).
ii. Oversee marketing and communication efforts.
iii. Serve as CLC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the
media and the general public.
Maintain a working knowledge of significant development and trends in the field.
 Lead and actively participate in CLC diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
 Provide leadership in system report efforts
4. Organization Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the
operations of the organization are appropriate.
 Responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid
and volunteers and that sound human resource practices are in place and complied
with.
i. Overseeing and handling all staff related matters for paid staff and unpaid
interns and volunteers.
ii. Bi-weekly (or as necessary) staff meeting.
iii. Handle staff complaints and issues as they arise, in consultation with HR
resources where appropriate.
iv. Training and mentoring staff members and handling daily questions and issues.
v. Interview and hire new employees.
vi. Supervise and coordinate staff vacation schedules; review and approve staff’s
monthly vacation reports.
vii. Maintain a climate which attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse, qualified
and high performing staff.
viii. Submit bi-monthly payroll through ADP
ix. Retirement Plan contributions (403(b)), submit employee and employer
contributions twice a month.
x. HSA contributions, submit employee and employer contributions through Alerus
twice a month.
xi. Review and approve staff’s monthly expense reports.
 Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support CLC’s
mission.
i. Review, edit and revise foundation grant proposals, reports, and grant-specific
program budgets. Ensure all grant application and report deadlines are met.
ii. Meet with foundations program officers and engage in foundation site visits.
iii. Network with CLC’s primary law firm donors to ensure donor retention.
iv. Speak at community, law firm and bar association meetings and forums to
introduce CLC, explain CLC’s mission, and identify CLC’s varying levels of needs
(from lawyers to funding).
v. Review and edit CLC e-newsletter and practice points.
vi. Review and approve website and social media content. Review and approve
advertisements for print and online media.
vii. Review and analyze development plan and periodic snapshots of fundraising
efforts.
viii. Annual benefit brainstorming ideas, awardees, awards, marketing, and all facets
of event planning from location to food to invitations to announcements.
Review and oversee everything related to the event, maintaining contact with
major sponsors regarding contributions, preparing thank you notes. Ensure that
staff is on track with components of the event.
x. Work with Board Development Committee and CLC Development Manager to
ensure Board driven fundraising is moving forward.
x. Submit invoices to Hennepin County and Minnesota Office of Justice Programs.
 Responsible for organization’s general operations, compliance and logistics.
i. File the completed and Board-approved audit with the Attorney General
(annually).
ii. Update organization’s status with the Minnesota Secretary of State (annually).
iii. Renew all insurance plans: legal malpractice, property casualty, employee
health and dental, worker’s compensation, and unemployment insurance.
iv. Ensure compliance with office lease and manage lease renewals and
amendments as necessary. Work with the landlord on office space issues and
maintenance.
v. Work with staff to identify organization technology needs, authorize purchase
of any equipment and updates.
5. Program and Volunteer Attorney Management
 Ensure that CLC’s program is implemented effectively and carries out the organization’s
mission
i. Plan, implement, and provide leadership for CLC’s programs.
ii. Manage and build network of volunteer attorneys.
iii. Develop and implement training programs for attorneys and other child
advocates.
iv. Respond to requests for amicus briefs.
v. Advocate for CLC with governmental bodies, courts, community groups, law
firms, media and other child advocacy groups.
Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Passion for, and commitment to, the Children’s Law Center mission.
  • A minimum of eight years in executive or management experience at a respected nonprofit or
    public institution and a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and a law degree.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, including a proven track record in leading and
    growing organizations and communicating with key stakeholders.
  • Possesses working knowledge of the legal, fiscal, and regulatory environment in which a
    nonprofit operates.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in finance, budget development, and fundraising principles,
    including major gift cultivation.
  • Strategic thinker who can also plan and execute against short-term and long-term objectives,
    and create action plans that yield results.
  • Has personal ethics and integrity that reflect positively on CLC’s mission and the organization, is
    a passionate and convincing advocate for CLC’s mission. Is involved and respected in the
    nonprofit community.
  • Committed to championing diversity, equity and inclusion, and will ensure the organization is
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise, empower a team, and build relationships with diverse
    perspectives.
  • Ability to establish, foster and maintain effective long-term working relationships with the Board
    of Directors, staff, volunteers, the community at large, local law firms and corporations, local
    City and State government, and community service agencies.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Children’s Law Center of Minnesota provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status,
genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and references to Tiffany Allbee, Interim Executive
Director, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, 450 N. Syndicate St., Suite 340, St. Paul, MN 55104 or via email to info@clcmn.org. Position open until filled.

The Executive Director provides leadership and overall management in carrying out the mission ofChildren’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC). The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing theadmi...

  • Job ID: 68130
  • Location: St. Paul
  • Full/Part Time: Intermittent
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 08/03/2023
  • Closing Date: 08/16/2023
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Labor & Industry Dept / Labor and Industry-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: Dept of Labor & Industry / Legal Services 2
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Varies
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $26.14 - $38.38 / hourly
  • Classified Status: Unclassified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • End Date: 05/31/2026
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: Yes - Conditional
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: No

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

This position offers a hybrid work schedule which includes telework days and in office days at a DLI office building as required by business need.

This position is part-time intermittent, requiring approximately 20 hours per week for two (2)+ years.

This temporary position exists to support Office of General Counsel attorneys and a third-party research team with advanced professional legal analysis and consultative work on a legislatively required research study.  The study will identify systemic or regulatory changes to improve the experience and outcomes of employees with work-related post-traumatic stress disorder. This position will also support the regulatory, legislative, and rulemaking needs of DLI through legal research and analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of professional legal experience* OR three years of advanced technical/paraprofessional legal experience* performing legal research and analysis sufficient to aid a third-party research team’s completion of a study. Demonstrated experience to include:
    • Completing legal research
    • Preparing legal documents for attorney review**
    • Preparing summaries and reports

*Associate degree in the areas of legal studies, public administration, or a related field may substitute for six months of experience, a Bachelor’s degree in the areas of legal studies, public administration or a related field may substitute for one year of professional legal experience. Juris doctor degree may substitute for two years of professional legal experience.

  •  Analytical and research skills to resolve complex problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with stakeholders and work collaboratively with a research team and Office of General Counsel attorneys.
  • Written communication skills sufficient to draft clear, concise and complete legal documents and reports with the ability to convey complex information in a plain language.
  • Ability to use legal resources such as statutes, rules, Westlaw, legal periodicals, case law reports and the internet to conduct legal research. Ability to organize work and prioritize among multiple demands under time constraints.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals with a wide range of backgrounds, who do not share your same culture, ethnicity, language, or other common experiences. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Language skills other than English (such as Somali, Spanish, Hmong, Karen or ASL).
  • Experience working in a government setting (city, county, or state employment).
  • Knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to workers’ compensation.
  • Experience with contract management.
  • Experience with research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Experience managing a project.

Additional Requirements

It is the policy that all final candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment.  The background check may consist of the following components: SEMA4 Records Check, Employment Reference Check, Driver’s License Check, Education/License Verification.

How to Apply

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five Recently Separated Veterans, who apply and meet the qualifications for the vacancy, must be granted an interview.  To be considered a Recently Separated Veteran, you must meet all the following criteria:

  • Have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States;
  • Have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty OR have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty;
  • Be a United States citizen or resident alien;
  • Have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001 as shown on your form DD-214. 

To be considered under this legislation, you must meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; meet all of the above RSV criteria; and submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Caren Miller 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Caren.Miller@state.mn.us.

Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a non-competitive basis if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • Meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%.
  • Provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability.
  • Meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.

To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Caren Miller 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Caren.Miller@state.mn.us, or fax 651-284-5723.

If you have questions about the position, contact Caren Miller at caren.miller@state.mn.us or 651-284-5119.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Caren Miller at caren.miller@state.mn.us.

About Labor & Industry Dept

The Department of Labor and Industry ensures Minnesota’s work and living environments are equitable, healthy and safe. The agency oversees the state's programs for apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, dual-training pipeline, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, workers' compensation and youth skills training programs. 

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:

  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. 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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better…