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State Bar Current Openings
Assistant Family Court Commissioner
<strong>Position Type:</strong> Full-time, Salary <br /><strong>Department: </strong>Combined Court Services <br /><strong>Compensation Range:</strong> $48,638.10 - $118,382.78 <br /><strong>Closing Date: </strong>November 3, 2017 @ 5:59pm CST <br /><br /><strong><a href="https://milwaukeelearning.csod.com/ats/careersite/login.aspx?returnurl=/ATS/CareerSite/ApplicationStart.aspx?ID=593&c=milwaukeelearning&">Apply Here</a></strong> <br /><br /><strong>Duties: </strong>Under the direction of the Family Court Commissioner and the Chief Judge to conduct court hearings as required by statute pursuant to Chapters 767 and 769 Wis. Stats.; to prepare orders and documents in hearings as necessary; to issue Temporary Restraining Orders and conduct hearings in matters pursuant to Ch. 813 Wis. Stats.; to provide procedural information to attorneys and parties; to review and sign orders presented and required in the normal course of scheduling and conducting court activities; to perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Judge or the Family Court Commissioner. <br /><br /><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</strong> <br /><br /><strong>Education:</strong> Requires admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin. Candidates must also have a certificate of completion of 25 hours of mediation training. (If not so trained at the time of appointment, completion of training in 90 days is a condition of employment.) <br /><br /><strong>Experience: </strong>Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the practice of family law. <br /><br /><strong>Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</strong> Thorough knowledge of Wisconsin family law, judicial procedure and rules of evidence; ability to analyze and interpret legal documents; ability to negotiate and resolve disputes in a variety of situations; ability to effectively present in written and oral format; ability to deal tactfully and effectively with attorneys, members of the public and representatives of governmental agencies; ability to deal sensitively with people under emotional and economic stress; ability to use word processing and other computer programs and to access the Internet for information. <br /><br /><strong>Special Instructions:</strong> In accordance with Rule III, Section 12 of the Civil Service Rules, a noncompetitive examination will be held for this position. The noncompetitive examination will consist of a review of the applicant's training and experience. <br /><br />Milwaukee County offers competitive benefit package including group life, health and dental insurance; including major medical coverage of employees and dependents; deferred compensation and contributory pension plan, pre-tax childcare and dependent care program. Additionally, the federal government offers a loan forgiveness program for employees that serve in the public sector. <br /><br />Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements.
Fond du Lac law firm seeks attorney to join our two-attorney practice. Our practice areas include estate planning, probate, real estate, personal injury, and other civil litigation. Experience with trusts and estates is especially desirable. <br /><br />If interested please submit a cover letter, resumé, and list of three references via email to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> or by mail to:<br />Averbeck, Hammer & Slavin S.C.<br />55 S. Main St., Suite 200<br />Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Fond du Lac
Assistant City Attorney
The City of Sheboygan is searching for an Assistant City Attorney. Under the direction of the City Attorney, the successful candidate will be responsible for prosecuting ordinance/traffic offenses, advising officials and departments, and performing other legal services for the City. Applicants must be a member of the Wisconsin Bar or eligible for admission. Related experience desired. <br /><br />Please visit the City of Sheboygan website to view the position requirements or to download an application form, or visit the Human Resources Department in City Hall for additional information. The pay range for this position is $61,562 - $92,343 (depending on qualifications). Resumés may be forwarded to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. <br /><br /><a href="http://www.sheboyganwi.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/">www.sheboyganwi.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/</a> <br /><br />An Equal Opportunity Employer <br />F/M/H
Pro Se Staff Attorney Position
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has a vacancy for a pro se staff attorney position. The pro se staff attorney assists United States district judges and magistrate judges in drafting orders for pro se prisoner civil rights actions and manages the dockets for such cases. Salary based upon experience. A law degree is required. <br /><br />Find job description with application instructions at: <a href="http://www.wied.uscourts.gov/employment">www.wied.uscourts.gov/employment</a>. <br /><br />EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Plaintiff Personal Injury Attorney
Plaintiff personal injury firm seeking experienced personal injury trial lawyer to work out of our Milwaukee office. Minimum two years' personal injury experience or two years' defense experience who would prefer plaintiff representation. Our firm focuses on automobile, motorcycle, and truck plaintiff personal injury cases. Firm has sophisticated computerized processing system, successful marketing program, complete support staff of investigators, paralegals, legal secretaries and a legal research department to give total support to the firm’s trial lawyers. Excellent collegial working environment and a great opportunity for an organized, ambitious, self-starter with a good work ethic. <br /><br />Benefits include: <br />• Salary commensurate with experience <br />• Health insurance <br />• Paid time off (PTO) <br />• 401k plan <br />• Bonuses <br /><br />Please send resumé and cover letter to Jennifer Dorff at Hausmann-McNally S.C., <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>, or fax to 1-866-254-8582.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service business-oriented law firm headquartered in Milwaukee. With seven offices and more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service. <br /><br />We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with at least three years' experience to join our Business Law Department in our Waukesha office. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience in handling complex corporate work including mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions and general business counseling. This position offers a great opportunity for advancement. Superior academic credentials are required. <br /><br />At Reinhart, we measure our success by the contributions we make to each client's success. Our commitment to putting clients first defines our practice, our performance and every task we undertake. If this describes you, kindly visit our website at <a href="http://www.reinhartlaw.com/careers">www.reinhartlaw.com/careers</a> to submit your resumé, cover, letter and law school transcript.
Health Care Associate
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service business-oriented law firm headquartered in Milwaukee. With seven offices and more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service. <br /><br />We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with at least two years of experience in a broad-based health law practice to join our hospice group in our Madison office. This is a unique opportunity to join our highly regarded Health Care practice and become a team member in the nationally recognized hospice group that works on complex regulatory and litigation issues throughout the country. Our expanding health care department is unmatched in Wisconsin in the breadth and depth of its experience and skill serving clients including health care systems, hospitals, hospice and palliative care, long-term care, assisted living and senior housing facilities, physician groups and individual health care professionals. Superior academic credentials are required. <br /><br />At Reinhart, we measure our success by the contributions we make to each client's success. Our commitment to putting clients first defines our practice, our performance and every task we undertake. If this describes you, kindly visit our website at <a href="http://www.reinhartlaw.com/careers">www.reinhartlaw.com/careers</a> to submit your resumé, cover letter, and law school transcript.
IP Transactions Counsel – Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation seeks an Intellectual Property (IP) Transactions Counsel to serve as the legal team’s point person responsible for managing the legal review of a large volume and broad range of contracts generated through WARF’s (and occasionally its affiliate’s) technology commercialization and development activities. Such transactional work includes drafting and negotiating complex patent, trademark, copyright and biological materials license agreements, constructing material transfer agreements to maximize distribution while minimizing risk, as well as handling more routine consulting, collaboration and confidentiality contracts. <br /><br />Effective management of the contractual workload includes selecting, training and managing outside counsel to assist in legal review when workflow volume is high and also educating and supporting internal staff involved in transactions. In addition to the transactional work, from time to time, the IP Transactions Counsel will be involved in addressing and efficiently resolving a variety of intellectual property disputes and other issues, including contract terminations and disputes and cease and desist correspondence. Furthermore, the IP Transactions Counsel will provide leadership, consistency and policy guidance regarding IP transactional matters. They will also provide training to WARF staff on contract negotiations by meeting regularly with them. Finally, the members of WARF’s’ legal department also regularly offer educational seminars on a wide variety of legal topics, both to its direct constituents, as well as the wider campus community. <br /><br /><strong>Candidate Requirements</strong> <br />The position requires an advanced ability to organize, manage and prioritize, as well as to think creatively, collaboratively and constructively, in order to advance agreements quickly and smoothly to execution. The IP Transactions Counsel must be capable of working effectively both independently with minimal oversight, as well as collaboratively with its various constituents. Strong time management and excellent interpersonal skills are essential to keep up with the fast paced and multifaceted nature of the workload. Ideal candidates will have a law degree with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering and significant years of experience practicing intellectual property law at law firm, tech transfer office, and/or company. Substantial experience drafting and negotiating complex IP agreements, and experience with business transactions and litigation, and drafting and negotiating startup related agreements and advanced knowledge of IP law is strongly desired. <br /><br /><strong>To Apply</strong> <br />To ensure consideration please submit a cover letter and resumé in one document via our career portal at <a href="https://warf-researchrecruit.icims.com/jobs/1572/ip-transactions-counsel/job">warf-researchrecruit.icims.com/jobs/1572/ip-transactions-counsel/job</a> by October 31, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. <br /><br />WARF promotes and supports an inclusive and diverse environment and offers a competitive total compensation package. <br /><br /><strong>About WARF </strong><br />The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation supports scientific research within the University of Wisconsin–Madison community by providing financial support, actively managing assets and moving innovations to the marketplace for a financial return and global impact. A nonprofit, mission-driven organization, WARF enables UW–Madison research to solve the world's problems by partnering with the university to steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment. <br /><br />Founded in 1925, WARF continues to be dedicated to investing in research and making a difference. WARF also manages the Town Center within the Discovery Building, which provides platforms for hands-on activities that link scientific research and the general public, offering a window on the real-time process of discovery. For additional information, please visit: <a href="http://www.warf.org/">www.warf.org</a>.
Bilingual Family Law Attorney – Centro Legal
Centro Legal is seeking a full-time staff attorney with an interest in family law and nonprofit work to join our team. You would join an energetic and passionate team with tremendous opportunities to develop your legal skills, obtain courtroom experience and interact with clients and community partners. <br /><br /><strong>Duties: </strong><br />The attorney will represent clients primarily in family law matters, with a significant portion of clients being domestic abuse survivors, and guardian ad litem appointments. Other case responsibilities include a small portion of criminal misdemeanor matters. In addition, the attorney will help support Centro Legal’s community education and outreach programs. This position provides significant client contact, in-court representation and public speaking responsibilities. Candidates must be proficient in English and Spanish. <br /><br /><strong>Qualifications: </strong><br />• Law degree and admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin required <br />• Spanish proficiency (oral and written) required <br />• Excellent written and oral communication skills <br />• Demonstrated commitment to public service <br />• Experience working with low-income and diverse populations <br />• The candidate must obtain guardian ad litem certification within 3 months of employment <br /><br /><strong>Salary: </strong>Salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of the candidate <br /><br /><strong>Centro Legal: </strong><br />Centro Legal is a nonprofit legal services organization serving Milwaukee County. We provide legal assistance to over 2,000 individuals and families annually. <br /><br /><strong>Apply: </strong>Email cover letter and resumé to Nicole Renouard at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Associate Attorney – Foreclosure
North shore area law firm seeks an attorney to join its busy foreclosure department. Prior foreclosure or bankruptcy experience is a bonus, as is experience in handling a volume caseload. Duties will include court appearances, preparing legal documentation as well as review of legal documentation prepared by support personnel, and mediation. <br /><br />The successful candidate must be computer literate and able to multitask, while working with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment. He or she will be working in a computerized environment; concurrent use of multiple software applications and experience working in a paperless environment will be advantageous. <br /><br />The position includes a competitive starting salary with real opportunities for career growth within an established law firm. Health, life and profit sharing benefits are offered. <br /><br />Please note that, in addition to a cover letter and resumé, candidates who wish to be considered must include salary requirements. Reply to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Include <strong>#326</strong> in the subject line.
Associate Litigation Attorney
Four-attorney law firm, practicing primarily business law, seeks associate litigation attorney. Ideal candidate will have at least two years’ civil litigation experience in matters involving business, contracts, and real estate disputes. Experience in employment and construction law preferred. Applicant must be a self-starter and comfortable managing cases from start to finish, including motion hearings. <br /><br />If interested please send a cover letter and resumé to Markie Bernardy at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Reff, Baivier, Bermingham, & Lim, S.C., an AV-rated, seven-attorney firm located in downtown Oshkosh, is seeking an experienced attorney to join our firm. Our firm has an independent atmosphere with flexible arrangements for sharing overhead. <br /><br />Please send a letter of interest, a resumé, and qualifications including practice areas to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Family Law Attorney
Wisconsin's largest family law team seeks attorneys with three plus years of family law experience – or at least five years of life experience developing strong empathy and self-awareness skills. <br /><br />You would work with passionate teammates committed to being amazing lawyers and professionals. If your gut-level passion is to excel in your profession, we offer the ideal environment and abundant client opportunities. <br /><br />Our team is disrupting how family law is practiced in Wisconsin. This is a rare opportunity to be part of an amazing story where innovation is commonplace and client service expectations rise daily. <br /><br />We offer time and practice flexibility that very few firms and/or solo practitioners can match. <br /><br />You would enjoy significant compensation opportunities and excellent benefits. Partner positions are available. Sterling needs great attorneys in Appleton, Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison. <br /><br />If joining a traditional, stuffy, “AV-Rated” (what is that anyway?) law firm is what you are looking for, we are probably not a good fit. <br /><br />However, if you want to help families and experience a winning team, you can apply here: <a href="http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/careers/attorney-all/">www.sterlinglawyers.com/careers/attorney-all/</a>.
Appleton, Green Bay, Milwaukee, or Madison
Bankruptcy Attorney (Part-time)
Our firm is looking to hire a part-time attorney in the Green Bay/Appleton/Oshkosh area. Bankruptcy experience is preferred but not required. Our office is looking for a bankruptcy attorney to work in a fast-paced bankruptcy environment. <br /><br />If interested, please send a resumé and cover letter to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.<br /><br />Come join our growing practice with over 18 years of bankruptcy experience.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. is a full-service, business-oriented law firm headquartered in Milwaukee. With seven offices and more than 200 lawyers, the firm serves clients throughout the United States and internationally with a combination of legal advice, industry understanding and superior client service. <br /><br />We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated candidate with three plus years of experience in complex civil and commercial litigation law to join our Milwaukee office. Superior academic credentials are required. <br /><br />Reinhart litigators have earned a reputation for being tough, aggressive trial lawyers who protect clients' interests, and at the same time effectively use alternative dispute resolution. We measure our success by the contributions we make to each client's success. Our commitment to putting clients first defines our practice, our performance and every task we undertake. <br /><br />Kindly visit our website at <a href="http://www.reinhartlaw.com/careers">www.reinhartlaw.com/careers</a> for more information and to submit your resumé, cover letter and law school transcript.
Associate Family Law Attorney
Fast-growing, energetic Milwaukee western suburban family law firm seeks an associate with a minimum two years’ family law experience to join our expanding firm. Candidate must have initiative, strong people skills, and strong work ethic. Prior courtroom experience required. <br /><br />Please email cover letter and resumé to Attorney Jane Probst, Probst Law Offices S.C., <a href="mailto:Jane@janeprobstlaw.com">Jane@janeprobstlaw.com</a>.
O’Melia, Schiek & McEldowney S.C., Rhinelander, seeks associate attorney to join general practice firm. Preference given to candidates with a minimum of two years’ experience. Long-term commitment to living and practicing in northern Wisconsin is a must. <br /><br />If interested send resumé, cover letter, references, and writing sample to: <br />O’Melia, Schiek & McEldowney S.C.<br />Attn: Joanne<br />4 S. Stevens St.<br />Rhinelander, WI 54501<br />Email: <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C., a large, nationally recognized law firm with a presence in Wisconsin and Minnesota, is seeking an associate attorney to work with our family law group in our downtown Madison office. <br /><br />Must be licensed in Wisconsin and have a minimum one year of experience in family law. This is a full-time position but a part-time arrangement may be considered. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. <br /><br />Please send confidential resumé with salary requirements to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. <br /><br />Equal Opportunity Employer
Worker’s Compensation Attorney
Husch Blackwell, a full service law firm, has an immediate opening in its Milwaukee office for a Worker’s Compensation Attorney with a minimum three years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience defending worker’s compensation claims or other worker’s compensation training. <br /><br />This position presents an excellent opportunity for a candidate with an interest in representing self-insured employers, insurance companies and third party administrators to work with the firm’s seasoned practitioners on the defense of worker’s compensation claims. <br /><br />The candidate must have a strong academic record, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a team, superior judgment, the ability to effectively handle multiple projects, and the ability to articulate legal strategies and courses of action. Candidates should have admission to and good standing with the State Bar of Wisconsin. <br /><br />We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and much more. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resumé <a href="https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=1nFm&%3Db8=8_CG&AQgn=5%607N6P">here</a>. <br /><br />EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans <br /><br />No Recruiters/Search Firms Please
Halling & Cayo, S.C., a growing, full-service firm based in Milwaukee’s Third Ward with additional offices in Mequon and Pewaukee, seeks to broaden its business and transactional law practice. We offer a unique opportunity for the right business/transactional attorney to continue growing their practice in a dynamic and supportive environment while enjoying more of the fruits of their effort and success. <br /><br />If you would like to have a discrete conversation about whether to further explore this opportunity please contact either Daniel O’Brien (<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>) or Jeremy Levinson (<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>) via email or by calling (414) 271-3400.
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