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  • 16 Aug 2017 12:07 AM | Roxanna Gonzalez (Administrator)

    Associate Attorney

    Meagher & Geer has an immediate opening in our Minneapolis office for an Associate Attorney.  Candidates should have 1 - 4 years of experience.  Litigation experience or judicial clerkship preferred.  Excellent client service, writing, persuasive speaking and analytical skills are mandatory.  For immediate consideration, send resume, cover letter and writing sample to: recruitment@meagher.com.

    Established in Minneapolis in 1929, Meagher & Geer has earned a reputation as one of the leading litigation defense and insurance coverage firms in the Upper Midwest. We offer 80 lawyers in 20 practice areas. From our offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Phoenix, Arizona we represent businesses of all sizes, public entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  

    Our nationally recognized trial lawyers have taken more than 105 cases to verdict since 2007.  During the same period, our appellate lawyers have handled more than 120 appeals in state and federal courts. At last count we represented more than 125 of the leading insurance companies in the U.S., and we also handle work for insurers based in London, Canada and Bermuda. 

    Our attorneys are licensed in many states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.


    For more information click here.

  • 14 Aug 2017 11:19 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    SENIOR LAW PROJECT ATTORNEY

    Job Posting

    POSITION:  Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Minneapolis office.  The attorney will work with our Senior Law Project protecting the rights of seniors age 60 and over using legal representation and advocacy. 

    MMLA provides free civil legal representation to clients with low incomes and seniors throughout 21 counties in central Minnesota, and to people with disabilities throughout the state.  The Minneapolis office’s Senior Law Project serves clients who live in Hennepin County and Anoka County.  The Project’s case priorities are set toward the basic and fundamental goals of preserving shelter including private, subsidized, assisted living, and nursing home cases, and preserving and gaining government benefits including Social Security and Medical Assistance.  The Project also handles consumer debt and financial exploitation cases, as well as limited third-party custody and immigration cases.  The Senior Law Project also supports a community clinic providing basic estate planning advice. 

    MMLA is supported by funding from the State of Minnesota, the federal government, the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, local governments, the United Way, foundations, local law firms and corporations, etc.  MMLA enjoys a good rapport with, and strong support from the organized bar.  MMLA does not receive funds from the Legal Services Corporation.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  The attorney’s responsibilities will include advising clients and representing them in a variety of court and administrative forums.  The attorney may also have the opportunity to engage in policy advocacy, provide training for seniors and advocates, and assist with community outreach/education as appropriate to client needs.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must be licensed in Minnesota.  Applicants must also have: 

    • 1)     Demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, the needs of low-income/vulnerable clients;
    • 2)     Commitment to working as a team member to serve client needs;
    • 3)     A desire to appear in court and administrative proceedings to litigate client rights;
    • 4)     Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills; and
    • 5)     Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office.

    Diverse economic, social, and cultural experiences and relevant language skills are pluses.  

    SALARY:  Up to year twelve on MMLA’s salary schedule ($47,000 to $57,600) depending on experience.  Benefits include vacation, sick leave, family medical, life, and long-term disability insurance.

    STARTING DATE:  As soon as possible after position is filled.

    APPLICATIONS:  Submit cover letter, resume, three job-related references, and a writing sample online at: www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by Monday, August 28, 2017, or until position is filled.

    No calls please.

    MMLA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

  • 11 Aug 2017 8:50 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    [Note: "This is a great opportunity for an attorney a few years out of law school who has excellent writing and research skills, and eager to learn media law."]

    STAFF ATTORNEY

    Twin Cities PBS is seeking a Staff Attorney with excellent writing and research skills to draft contracts, protect TPT’s intellectual property, provide legal counsel to internal clients, and use legal knowledge and expertise to serve internal clients and the organization.   

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Draft, review, and advise on a variety of production related contracts, including independent contractor agreements, licenses and releases, and other types of contracts and ensure they are consistent with applicable regulatory requirements and advance and protect TPT’s interests.
    • Protect and leverage TPT’s intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) through proactive and timely compliance with all legal requirements.
    • Provide legal research and advice on legal matters pertinent to TPT’s work accurately and efficiently.
    • Keep abreast of all applicable FCC, CPB and other regulatory requirements and implement and communicate with internal clients to ensure compliance.
    • Facilitate all insurance renewals and issues.
    • Responsible for weekly and quarterly FCC filings.
    • Assist with and/or register copyright to protect TPT as a stakeholder in the property.
    • Conduct trademark searches, registrations, renewals, and trademark database maintenance to achieve optimal information accuracy.
    • Maintain the FCC and CPB public files and ensures TPT compliance.
    • Provide support to the Board of Trustees with meeting record keeping and minutes under supervision and approval of the General Counsel.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    The successful candidate is highly ethical, an excellent communicator (both written and oral) and thrives in a collaborative environment.  In addition:

    •  Graduate of an ABA accredited law school, and licensed to practice in Minnesota.
    • Ability to work independently to research and draft contracts, as well as consult with internal clients and external parties as necessary.
    • Proficient knowledge of standard contract terms needed to draft contracts.
    • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail for consistency and factual accuracy.
    • Highly organized and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Ability to work in an advisory capacity and adapt to new situations.
    • Experience evaluating information to determine compliance with standards, laws, and regulations.
    • Extensive computer technology experience.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
    • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary, complex projects.

     If you have the necessary experiences and qualifications for this position, please apply at http://www.tpt.org/careers

     Twin Cities Public Television is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veteran / Disability employer

     

  • 08 Aug 2017 2:39 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    General Counsel—Senior Administrative Officer

    $92,080-131,940/ Year

                                                                     What drives you?

    At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

    About the Job:

    As the General Counsel for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), you will lead the agency’s innovative legal services team, and develop strategies to address complex legal and public policy issues facing a modern state transportation agency including construction and contract law, environmental law, tort law, civil rights programs, privacy and government data laws, intellectual property law, public private-partnerships, and emerging issues related to autonomous and connected vehicles and renewable energy projects.  You will interface with both the executive and legislative branches of Government, and will work with the Office of the Attorney General which represents MnDOT in litigation. As a part of MnDOT’s Chief Counsel’s office, you will join a diverse and inclusive workforce, focused on serving the public, and improving the organization. This work will keep you continually challenged.

    This role demands strong leadership, analytical skills, effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders and decision makers statewide. This role is ideal for an individual who appreciates variety, thrives in uncertainty, and isn’t afraid to think creatively.

    *This position runs concurrently with the Governor’s term and the MnDOT Commissioner.  The current term is until January 2019. *

    Minimum Qualifications:

    To qualify for this position, applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, a current license to practice law in the State of Minnesota and at least four (4) years of leadership experience in a legal environment.  Experience must demonstrate: 

    ·        Experience with administrative law and civil litigation.

    ·        Expertise and skill in public policy development and strategic planning.

    ·        Ability to creatively resolve conflicting interests and concurrently manage multiple complex issues.

    ·        Advanced leadership and human relations skills to build effective working relationships, work collaboratively, and build consensus with a variety of stakeholders.

    How to Apply:

    Go to mn.gov/careers, and search for job 15500. Review the job posting, and scroll to the bottom of the posting to click the “apply” button. Apply by August 29th in order to be considered.

     

  • 07 Aug 2017 10:49 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Public Health Law Center

    http://mitchellhamline.edu/employment/2017/08/03/director-of-tobacco-control-public-health-law-center

    Director of Tobacco Control

     

    The Public Health Law Center, a public interest, non-profit affiliate of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota, seeks a Director of Tobacco Control to lead its efforts to reduce the consumption of commercial tobacco products and exposure to secondhand smoke.

    The Public Health Law Center is one of the nation’s preeminent centers of expertise in public health policy. A respected think tank focused on real-world results, the Center helps community leaders improve the law to make healthy choices easier, and is helping drive many of the nation’s cutting-edge public health initiatives. Our team of ten tobacco control attorneys, supported by student research assistants, is the “go to” source of legal expertise for the nation’s tobacco control community. We work with health advocates, health officials and others nationwide to develop, implement and defend laws and strategies that help reduce the consumption of commercial tobacco and nicotine products and exposure to secondhand smoke.

    We seek a dynamic applicant with the entrepreneurial drive and vision to lead this important work. The person selected will be responsible for conceiving and developing new initiatives, and for leading efforts to ensure the long-term sustainability of the program, which is funded through charitable grants and contracts. She or he will be responsible for building and maintain relationships of trust and partnership with funders, partners and allies, and with helping to influence the agenda of the national tobacco control movement. She or he will perform some direct legal services; will supervise a team of experienced attorneys, as well as law students and graduate students; and will manage staffing and workloads to ensure timely, high-quality work on multiple complicated grants and contracts.

    Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the energy and imagination needed to create new initiatives; the ability to build coalitions and foster collaboration; and the ability to supervise senior professionals and complex programs. Experience in program development and administration, grant writing, and management of personnel and budgets is highly desirable. Excellent legal research and analytical skills, legal and general writing skills, and public speaking skills are required. Qualifications include admission to the bar and 7 years of experience in the practice of law. Experience in public health or a related field is preferred but not required. The position is located in Saint Paul, and frequent out-of-state travel is required. This is a fulltime, grant-funded position and is dependent on the continued availability of funding.

    To apply send cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of references to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105; by fax to 651-290-8645; by e-mail to hr@mitchellhamline.edu. For best consideration, please submit application by August 25. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

     

  • 03 Aug 2017 9:13 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Job Title: Product Developer

    Application Website: https://goo.gl/kYoPao

    Post Date: As soon as possible

    Description:

    Primary Objective(s)
    The Product Developer assists in the development of software, and web-based product features to assist legal professionals in the practice of law. The Product Developer will help draft and update product designs, and ensure implementation of the approved plans with other functional areas including technology, content development, and marketing.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in the design, development and launch of new products
    • Identify and assess customer needs, market size, competitive landscape, and financial opportunity for new products
    • Create product designs and functional specifications to ensure that product features address customer needs
    • Actively participate in project meetings to ensure successful implementation of product designs
    • Assist in the creation and/or review of sales and training materials
    • Monitor new product usage, subscriptions, sales, and revenue, tracking progress against business case metrics.
    • Serve as liaison with relevant cross-functional groups, including Technology and Content Centers, Legal Editorial Operations, Product Marketing, Market Segments, Sales and Account Management, Finance, and Customer Experience Operations.
    • Occasional travel may be required.

    Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 4-year college degree with a minimum of 3-5 years experience in product design, product marketing or customer support;
    • J.D., M.B.A., or M.L.I.S. with 3 years of experience in business or the practice of law strongly preferred
    • Interest in new technologies and their potential application to the practice of law
    • Ability and willingness to develop subject matter expertise in one or more legal topics or practice areas
    • Proven analytical skills, attention to detail, and accuracy

    At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We’ll bring a world of opportunities.

    As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

    Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

    To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

    More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

     

  • 01 Aug 2017 12:35 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Dykema’s Minneapolis office seeks a staff attorney with at least three years of consumer finance litigation experience. Previous experience representing banks, insurance carriers and lenders in such matters is a plus. Candidates should have experience in drafting and arguing motions, drafting all manner of pleadings and developing case strategy. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills are required. The work requires attention to detail and the ability to produce quality work under tight deadlines.

    Admission to the Minnesota Bar is required.

    WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING RESUMES FROM SEARCH FIRMS FOR THIS POSITION

    Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript to:

    Justine Maury
    Senior Manager, Recruiting and Professional Development
    Email: jmaury@dykema.com

    The information can be faxed to: 866-771-2154
    EOE

     

  • 01 Aug 2017 11:21 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program Director

    .5 FTE Responsible for day-to-day program operations and leadership. Supports all aspects of pro bono services offered to clients seeking assistance with patent application and prosecution with the USPTO. Manages and executes client application review, eligibility determination, placement, monitoring, and closure. Supports volunteer program committee in its oversight; works with committee on program development.

    Qualifications include:

    Understanding of and past experience with the U.S. patent system (preferred but not required).

    Thorough understanding of and past experience with the U.S. patent system.

    Understanding of factors affecting success or failure for new ventures.

    Dedication to expanding access to the legal system, client service, volunteerism.

    Full position description/qualifications: http://legalcorps.org/legalcorps-hiring

    LegalCORPS is an equal opportunity employer.

    Send resume, cover letter by August 18:

    Sally Nankivell

    Executive Director

    LegalCORPS

    1000 LaSalle Avenue, SCH 317

    Minneapolis, MN 55403

    snankivell@legalcorps.org

     

  • 25 Jul 2017 11:00 AM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity

    Posting Date: July 19, 2017

    Title: Staff Attorney

    Dept.: Public Health Law Center

    Reports To: Program Director

     

    The Public Health Law Center, a dynamic, public interest affiliate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota has immediate openings for two full-time, grant-funded, staff attorneys.

    The Public Health Law Center helps make America’s communities places where everyone can be healthy. The Center empowers its partners to transform their environments by eliminating commercial tobacco, promoting healthy food, and encouraging active lifestyles. The attorneys hired for these positions will provide technical assistance to community groups, public health officials, public health advocates, and government attorneys working to advance health equity by strengthening laws and public policies that promote healthy eating and active living and eliminate the use of commercial tobacco products. One position is with the Center’s Healthy Eating and Active Living Team and the other is with the Center’s Tobacco Team.

    Minimum qualifications include admission to the bar and excellent legal research, writing, and public speaking skills. The Tobacco Team position also requires three years’ experience in the practice of law.

    Preference will be given to attorneys with relevant experience in public health law, Tribal law, federal Indian law, housing law, municipal law, land use or planning, food safety, or business licensure and regulation. Candidates with experience drafting, implementing, or enforcing local, state or Tribal laws are also preferred. Occasional out-of-state travel is required.

    To apply please send resume, writing sample, and cover letter, including salary requirements, by e-mail to hr@mitchellhamline.edu; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than August 2, 2017.

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

     

  • 24 Jul 2017 7:21 PM | Lariss Maldonado (Administrator)

    What drives you?

    At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota’s nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.

    Job Summary:

    This position provides consultation and legal advice to MnDOT’s Chief Counsel/Responsible Authority, Deputy Chief Counsel, DPCO, and agency managers and employees in the implementation of litigation and data practices processes. This position also provides legal and practical advice and guidance on laws, rules, and policies governing litigation and data practices. This position ensures that MnDOT provides consistent, accurate, timely, and legally sufficient responses to requests for data, and works to resolve issues, conflicts, and disagreements between MnDOT and data requestors concerning the classification of MnDOT data.  This position ensures that MnDOT remains in compliance with federal and state statutes, case law, rules, and federal and state court rules governing litigation and data practices.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A Juris Doctorate degree, an active license to practice law in the State of Minnesota, AND a minimum of two (2) years of experience and/or demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:

     

    • -         Federal and state laws and regulations in various areas which including Minnesota Data Practices Act, Open Meeting Law, Official Records Act, Records Management Act, and Freedom of Information Act.
    • -         Expert level knowledge of case law and industry best practices related to electronically stored information and e-discovery, comfort with technology, and understanding of meta-data and how it relates to production of data; and conducting legal research.

    How to Apply:

    Click here to learn more, and start your application: http://bit.ly/2tmqsaA by 8/3/2017

     

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