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  • Chief Business Development Officer – Minneapolis

Lindquist & Vennum, a large downtown Minneapolis law firm, has an opening for a Chief Business Development Officer. The Chief Business Development Officer will develop and lead business development strategies to grow Lindquist’s client base positioning the firm as an influential thought leader and the law firm of choice for diverse clients in the firm’s core practice areas.

Job Responsibilities:

 Initiate, develop, and manage client retention and growth strategies, and cross-selling opportunities between practice groups for corporate and litigation attorneys in Minneapolis, Denver and Sioux Falls.

 Establish and manage client teams to develop new business opportunities with existing and potential clients.

 Identify client and prospect-rich environments in both legal and industry contexts. Partner with attorneys to develop event strategies in order to bring added value to current clients, attract new clients and illustrate expertise and knowledge.

 Provide thought leadership, strategy, research, RFP responses, and marketing positioning programs such as advertising, events, and sponsorships.

 Provide strategic guidance and proactive recommendations to enhance the visibility of the attorneys and the firm in local, regional, national and industry platforms.

 Lead business development and marketing team members and manage the department’s day-to- day activities and workflow.

 Actively collaborate with firm leadership, including management committee and practice group council.

 Participate directly in pitches and RFPs; assist with key decisions (strategy, positioning, etc.), shepherd proposals through the firm, and engage attorneys and staff as appropriate. Heavy involvement in writing proposal content, and tracking and measuring returns on investment.

 Provide competitive intelligence and analysis of potential marketing strategies and business development targets.

 Track success of individual attorneys, practice groups, and law firm business development strategies to determine effectiveness, proactively providing detailed and accurate reports to leadership.

 Regularly meet with practice group leaders on the state of the practice.

 Develop and manage annual business development and marketing budget. Monitor expenses against budget and track returns on investment.

 Train attorneys on techniques targeted to achieve business development goals.

 Continue to develop and manage the firm’s business development coaching program.

 Provide oversight on the firm’s advertising, communication, social media and public relations efforts.

Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, communications, business or related field.

 At least 10 years of business development experience in sales required; law firm or professional services experience preferred.

 Proven track record in developing and administering successful business development programs.

 Strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and personal authority.

 Ability to motivate and manage attorneys and staff; strong professional, independent thinking skills with the ability to anticipate and solve problems as they arise, and implement effective conflict resolution.

 Enthusiasm to perform to the highest level. Passionate about pitching innovative ideas to leadership and executing on those ideas with precision.

 Creativity and strong writing skills required.

 Advanced project management skills; attention to deadlines and experience in moving teams forward in project execution.

 Strong market awareness for all firm’s locations and willingness to travel, develop relationships in other markets with outside business development resources as well as legal industry colleagues.

 High level of customer service and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with a diverse group of individuals at all levels in the firm.

 Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and reporting tools (Outlook, Word, and Excel).

L&V offers a professional work environment and a competitive salary and benefits package. Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary history by email to staffrecruiter@lindquist.com. An EEO/AA Employer.

  • Associate Attorney – Personal Injury Law

McCullough & Associates, P.A. in St. Paul, MN is looking for an associate attorney pacticing in personal injury law.  An ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience handling personal injury cases, including trial experience.  Interested applicants can send their resumes and a letter of interest to Justin Terbeest at jterbeest@mcculloughlawyers.com

  •  Intellectual Property Litigation Associate
    Robins Kaplan LLP – Minneapolis

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

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

    Applicants must be admitted, or eligible to become admitted, to practice in Minnesota.
    Applicants can apply online at the career section of our website:
    http://www.robinskaplan.com/careers/associates

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

  • Financial Institutions Associate – Minneapolis office

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

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

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

Lindquist & Vennum is an EEO/AA Employer.

  • Executive Director – Hennepin County Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) announces an opening for the position of Executive Director (ED).

The ED works in partnership with board of directors and senior staff to provide leadership, vision, and direction for HCBA and Hennepin County Bar Foundation. The ED also manages the day-to- day operations of the association and foundation under policies determined by the respective boards.

To see full position announcement, and for information on applying, please go to www.cincinnatus.com, and click on “Leadership Openings” link.

  • Notice of U.S. Magistrate Judge Vacancy

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of one full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.

The current salary of the full-time position is $186,852 per year and the position will be located in Minneapolis or St. Paul. The term of office for a full-time magistrate judge is eight years; incumbents may be reappointed to successive terms.

The full public notice, application instructions, and application form are available on the Court’s website at www.mnd.uscourts.gov.  Applications must be  received no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 29, 2016.

  •  Executive Director, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education

Minnesota Continuing Legal Education announces an opening for the position of Executive Director. To see the full position announcement, and for information on applying, please go to www.cincinnatus.com, and click on the “Leadership Openings” link.

  • Medicaid Fraud Attorney

The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office is accepting resumes from attorneys interested in joining the Medicaid Fraud Unit of the office and prosecuting health care providers that defraud the state medical assistance program.  This position directly contributes to the quality of health care in Minnesota and the protection of the public.  Medicaid fraud harms taxpayers and diverts health care services away from needs of vulnerable patients.

Requirements:  The selection process for this position is highly competitive.  Lawyers are responsible for all phases of both criminal and civil litigation, including overseeing/managing investigations, preparing and filing pleadings and briefs, appearing at court hearings and trials, and handling appeals.  Applicants should have relevant civil or criminal litigation trial experience, solid academic credentials, and good judgment, research, and analytical abilities.

Your service with the office may qualify you to have part of your college and/or law school student loans forgiven under a federal student loan forgiveness program that applies to state government employees. If you have Federal Direct Student Loans (or other federal loans that may be consolidated into a Direct Consolidation Loan), your employment with our office may qualify you to have your student loans forgiven after a period of service and payments.  (For more information, visit www.studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.)

 Applications.  Attorneys may express interest by submitting a cover letter and resume that includes relevant experience and academic credentials to:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Attention:  June Walsh
900 Bremer Tower
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN  55101
ag.jobs@ag.state.mn.us

The Minnesota Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (651) 757-1199 or (651) 296-1410 (TTY), or 800-366-4812 (TTY toll free) to arrange an accommodation.

  • Assistant City Attorney – City of Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis is hiring an Assistant City Attorney I. Under general supervision of the Deputy City Attorney, Civil, the ACAI assigned to the Client Services Team performs professional legal work involving civil matters, including providing legal advice and drafting ordinances, drafting and negotiating contracts, drafting development or real estate agreements and performing other client services projects.  The position also includes conducting legal research, preparing legal opinions or memoranda, and other legal work of the Civil Division of the City Attorney’s Office.  The position may represent the City of Minneapolis and its various departments, boards, and commissions in civil litigation and related matters.

Application Process: ALL applicants MUST submit a completed:

    • City of Minneapolis application and required documents, below, submitted in TeamMinneapolis at www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs
    • A copy of your Attorneys license
    • Resume
    • Response to supplemental and screening questions
    • Writing sample – a sample of legal writing, including but not necessarily limited to an excerpt from a brief or memorandum. Your sample must not exceed six (6) pages.

ELIGIBLE LIST WILL EXPIRE SIX MONTHS AFTER BEING ESTABLISHED.

The City of Minneapolis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • General Counsel, St. Paul
    The MN Department of Commerce currently has an opportunity in its downtown St. Paul office for a General Counsel in the Office of Legal Services Division. Details concerning qualifications, responsibilities and salary can be viewed by referring to posting number 2708 at www.careers.state.mn.us. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Commercial Transactions AssociateHinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, is seeking an experienced commercial transactions attorney to join our Minneapolis office.  We are looking for an attorney with 4 to 7 years of experience in the areas of general corporate law, real estate transactions (including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions), asset based and real estate lending/commercial finance, and other commercial transactions.  Solid writing skills are essential.  Candidates should have an interest in participating in business development efforts and must be committed to exceptional client service, with top quality work product and exceptional academics. MN bar license required. Apply online: http://www.hinshawlaw.com
  • Workers’ Compensation Associate

    O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl, P. A. seeks an attorney to join our Workers’ Compensation practice group as an Associate Attorney. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of experience in Workers’ Compensation defense and can be expected to play a large role in developing and implementing case strategy, conducting discovery, conducting depositions, conferences and hearings, and have substantive client interaction. Excellent client service and superior legal research, writing and oratorical skills are mandatory.

    O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl, P.A. has been guiding clients to effective decisions for more than 40 years. Client relationships often last for decades, and span a multitude of areas. Fortune Magazine rates us as a “2016 Top Ranked Law Firm”, and we are consistently listed as one of Best’s Client Recommended Insurance Attorneys. The Firm offers a competitive compensation package including generous benefits, and fosters a culture that encourages community involvement and professional growth.

    Please send a résumé and two writing samples to:

Shantel M. Schmale
Firm Administrator
O’Meara Leer Wagner & Kohl, P.A.
SMSchmale@OLWKLaw.com

Public Information

  • This space available.

Rental Opportunities

  • DOWNTOWN ST. PAUL deluxe office space available sharing with 12 established solo practitioners/small firm attorneys on 15th floor of US Bank Center.  Full amenities.  Secretarial assistance available.  All inquiries held in confidence.  Contact Katie at kdeloya@kkblawfirm.com or (651) 222-5000.

Services

  • ATTORNEY COACH / CONSULTANT - Attorney coach/consultant Roy S. Ginsburg provides marketing, practice management and strategic planning services to individual lawyers and firms. www.royginsburg.com, roy@royginsburg.com, (612) 812-4500.

 

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