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Law Practice For Sale
Very successful, 35 year solo practice. Turnkey situation includes two buildings with four offices and all office equipment, plus three apartments with $1,200/month rental income. Additional office space available for rental or partner. Availability to maintain good support staff. Will introduce purchasing attorney to large group of quality clients. Advance your legal career by possibly five to 10 years by owning existing practice. <br /><br />Please call (920) 229-6061 for more information.
East Central Wisconsin
Estate Planning – Litigation Associate
Milwaukee area estate planning and litigation firm is seeking an outgoing, organized and self-managing associate. The candidate will be responsible for client intake, preparation of estate planning documents, pleadings, depositions, research, court appearances and all aspects of litigation. Candidate should be motivated, friendly, well spoken with a professional appearance. <br /><br />Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 plus additional/bonus compensation, commensurate with experience, skill and personality. <br /><br />Please submit a position specific cover letter and resumé in PDF format to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Include #302 in the subject line. <br /><br />Inquiries submitted in Word will not be considered.
Employment Law Compliance Paralegal – Kohl's
COMPANY OVERVIEW <br />At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. <br /><br />POSITION OBJECTIVE <br />Coordinates with business partners in HR and other areas to provides oversight of employment law compliance requirements across the Company and identify, enhance and design administrative efficiencies and consistency. Do you love ... advising business partners on legal and compliance matters? Are you energized by ... evaluating and improving business processes? Do you enjoy ... ensuring adherence to regulatory compliance? <br /><br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES <br />Compliance Research & Advisory <br /><br />•Monitor and research changes in federal, state and local employment, benefit and compensation laws and regulations, keeping abreast of current changes impacting Kohl's <br />•Work with key business partners across HR to prioritize action plans in response to impending federal, state and local laws and regulations requiring action(s) <br />•Coordinate with partners in facilitating awareness across HR as new legal requirements develop and direct compliance issues to appropriate channels for investigation and resolution <br />•Collaborate with key business partners to create a plan that identifies trends in non-compliance and potential areas of vulnerability and risk; develop and implement corrective action plans for resolution <br /><br />Compliance Reporting & Documentation <br /><br />•Develop best practices for wage and hour, retention and other employment related record keeping requirements <br />•Collaborate with HR business partners to develop and maintain a regular compliance checklist of various HR legal requirements (i.e. training, reporting, records retention, etc.) <br /><br />Compliance Program Management & Training <br /><br />•Work with HR business partners to monitor training programs to ensure regulatory compliance for required employment documents such as I-9s and wage records <br />•Coordinate with Legal Counsel and HR business partners to evaluate business processes including, but not limited to I-9 Compliance administration, E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Testing <br /><br />QUALIFICATIONS <br />Required <br />•Degree or equivalent certification in Employment Law, Human Resources, Labor Relations or Paralegal studies <br />•At least three years’ experience in a legal setting including preparing complex legal documentation <br />•Excellent verbal and written communication skills <br />•Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail <br />•Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others <br />•Multi-task oriented <br /><br />Preferred <br />•Proven knowledge of employment law processes, regulations and procedures <br />•Excellent presentation skills with the ability to influence at all levels and present in front of large groups <br />•Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills <br />•Strong problem solving skills <br /><br /><a href="https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25615&siteid=5302#/jobDetails=892874&loggedIn=false%23keyWordSearch=undefined&locationSearch=&loggedIn=false">Apply Here</a>
Samster Konkel and Safran has an immediate opportunity for a litigation attorney in downtown Milwaukee. Our firm's focus is on plaintiffs personal injury and high profile civil rights cases. Immediate focus will be on pretrial and discovery practice with potential to handle cases through trial. Ideal candidate will have experience in PI or other litigation fields (i.e. insurance defense, work comp, criminal prosecution or defense). Recent graduates with strong academic performance in torts and civil procedure areas also considered. Attorneys with a related caseload looking for a lateral move also encouraged to apply. <br /><br />We offer full benefits and opportunity for advancement including partnership potential. <br /><br />Please send resumé to Jerome Konkel, <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Please include “associate” in subject line. All responses held in strict confidence.
Police Chief of Staff – Milwaukee Police Department
This position is exempt from Civil Service and serves at the pleasure of the Chief of Police. <br /><br />The Milwaukee Police Department (MIPD) seeks a senior staff person with the experience and educational background to effectively attend to the high-level administrative tasks of the Office of the Chief, including operations, strategic development, implementation and evaluation, inter-bureau and inter-agency coordination, inter-governmental relations and staff management. The Chief of Staff will ensure that the organization and its functions are integrated into a strong, sustainable infrastructure that supports the MPD's national reputation as a leader in the provision of quality and responsive public safety services. <br /><br />PURPOSE <br />Reporting to the Chief of Police, the Chief of Staff provides leadership by executing the MPD's mission and core values through policies, procedures, effective communication and constructive interpersonal relations. <br /><br />ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS <br />• Operations: Support the Chief in the general management of the organization by planning, coordinating and evaluating the overall operation of the Chief's office; perform highly complex administrative assignments and analytical projects for the Chief; relieve the Chief of administrative detail; develop and advise on strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans; direct the dissemination of public information; advise on ongoing and emergent issues and develop strategies for effective resolution and implementation. <br />• Planning and Development: Through collaboration and consultation with the Chief and Executive Staff, establish the MPD's priorities, goals and objectives and coordinate implementation of on going projects, plans and strategies; ensure long and short-term goals are on track and support the mission and vision of the MPD. Build relationships with external community partners in order to identify opportunities for cross-sector collaboration. <br />• Intergovernmental Relations: Serve as a liaison with key public and elected officials, including the Mayor and the Common Council; ensure public officials, the Fire and Police Commission and other departments and agencies are aware of key departmental activities and that the MPD is responsive to their concerns and issues; serve as an MPD representative and spokesperson at public hearings and respond to external inquiries. Attend and represent the Chief at meetings as assigned. <br />• Staff Management: Direct and manage the operations and personnel in the Budget and Finance Division, Public Relations and Executive Protection; coordinate with senior managers to ensure timely and effective responses to directives. <br /><br />Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008. <br /><br />MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS <br />• Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public administration, public policy or a related field from an accredited college or university. <br />• Five years of progressively responsible administrative, managerial and supervisory experience in areas such as public policy analysis, project management, legislative management, strategic planning and/ or public administration. This experience must include development of a working knowledge of the role of the police in the criminal justice system and in the context of effective municipal government. <br />• Valid driver's license at time of appointment and throughout employment. <br /><br />Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. <br /><br />PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS <br />• Master's in criminal justice, public administration, public policy or a related field from an accredited college or university. <br /><br />KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS <br />• Ability to effectively and efficiently apply management principles related to strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, and coordination of people and resources. <br />• Knowledge of the structure and functions of municipal government in order to perform strategic planning, budgeting, and to support the development and implementation of policies and procedures. <br />• Ability to plan and manage a complex, multi-million dollar departmental budget. <br />• Skill in judgment and decision making in order to consider relative costs and benefits of available options and to recommend and defend solutions that are in the best interest of the organization and of the community. <br />• Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information in order to develop and evaluate options and to implement solutions. <br />• Ability to manage sensitive topics within and outside the organization. <br />• Skill in motivating and developing staff and in identifying the best use of departmental resources. <br />• Ability to communicate orally and in writing to convey accurate and timely information to varying audiences, including speaking to the media and producing and/ or approving press releases and official departmental materials. <br />• Ability to negotiate with different groups concerning organizational topics. <br />• Ability to interpret and apply legal codes, precedents, governmental regulations, executive orders and agency rules. <br />• Skill in managing timeframes and schedules to meet competing deadlines. <br />• Ability to track, analyze, interpret and communicate data relevant to operations of the MPD. <br />• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships inside and outside the organization. <br />• Professionalism, initiative, honesty, integrity, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. <br /><br />CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT <br />The candidate selected for this position must pass an MPD background examination prior to appointment, must be qualified to receive TIME System/CJIS Security Access and may be asked to sign a confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement upon hire. <br /><br />The selected candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical examination. <br /><br />THE CURRENT SALARY RANGE (1JX) for City of Milwaukee residents is $80,442 to $112,627 annually and the salary range for non-residents is $78,468 to $109,864 annually. Appointment up to $98,765 for residents and $96,342 for non-residents is possible, based upon qualifications and experience, and subject to approval. <br /><br />BENEFITS <br />The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program that includes: <br />• Defined Benefit Pension Plan <br />• 457 Deferred Compensation Plan <br />• Health and Dental Insurance <br />• Long Term Disability Insurance <br />• Group Life Insurance <br />• Tuition Benefits <br />• Paid Vacation <br />• 11 Paid Holidays <br />• Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves <br />• Additional benefits based on position <br /><br />To view the specifics about all the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee please visit: <a href="http://city.milwaukee.gov/DER/Benefits2017">city.milwaukee.gov/DER/Benefits2017</a>. <br /><br />THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job-related and may consist of one or more of the following: an evaluation of related education, experience and accomplishments, interviews or other assessment methods. The Milwaukee Police Department reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to an interview. Information from the selection process will be used to make a hiring decision. <br /><br />APPLICATION PROCEDURE <br />Interested individuals must submit a resumé and a letter of interest by email to Assistant Chief William Jessup at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Please indicate Chief of Staff (Police) in the subject line. Questions may be directed to Assistant Chief Jessup by email or by phone at (414) 935-7042. The deadline for submission of application materials is January 30, 2017. <br /><br />(01/ 12/ 2017)
AV-rated, national law firm seeks an associate for its Milwaukee office to assist in civil litigation pending throughout Wisconsin. The successful candidate will have two-plus years of experience, strong academic credentials, and excellent research and writing skills. Some deposition and courtroom experience preferred. <br /><br />The position offers a friendly, relaxed working environment; the ability to develop relationships with clients; and competitive salary, benefits as well as the opportunity for advancement. <br /><br />Submit confidential resumé, transcript, and writing sample to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Include #303 in the subject line.
Personal Injury Attorney
Gruber Law Offices, a premiere personal injury law firm based in Milwaukee, is seeking an attorney with a minumum three years of personal injury settlement and litigation experience. Our firm is dedicated to providing extraordinary legal representation to our clients while providing a fun, positive work environment to our employees. <br /><br />This position requires a proactive personality, with a proven track record of aggressive client advocacy and top notch negotiation skills. Attorneys are provided an extensive support staff to ensure we provide excellent legal services to our clients. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package.<br /><br />Qualified candidates should email resumé and salary requirements to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> for consideration. <br /><br />Visit our website at <a href="http://www.gruber-law.com/">www.gruber-law.com</a> for more information about our firm. <br />
Swid Law Offices LLC seeks an associate attorney to work in the areas of business law, real estate, estate planning, as well as associated litigation. Must be licensed to practice law in Wisconsin, and willing to work in a fast-paced, collegial, and modernized law office with a dynamic client practice. <br /><br />Please send cover letter, resumé, and references to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Looking for an Energetic & Hungry Associate Attorney
Solo northshore Milwaukee-area attorney seeks eager, qualified associate interested in the general practice of law with an emphasis on municipal law, criminal law and civil litigation. The applicant must be licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and possess excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Must be a self-starter with an ability to think outside the box and on one's feet. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year experience. <br /><br />Please submit resumé, references, and salary expectations to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.<br />
Everson, Whitney, Everson & Brehm, S.C., of Green Bay, an AV-rated, 10-attorney firm seeks a litigation associate with an emphasis in insurance defense. Competitive salary and benefits consistent with experience. Excellent growth opportunity. <br /><br />Please submit CV, academic credentials (with transcript), references, and writing sample to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. <br /><br />We are an equal opportunity employer.
AV-rated litigation firm seeks a litigation attorney with a minimum of two years of relevant experience for our Green Bay office. Our firm offers a competitive benefit and compensation package. Excellent academic background and communication skills are required. <br /><br />Email confidential resumé and salary expectations to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Trial Staff Attorney or Trial Senior Staff Attorney – American Family
<a href="https://amfam.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/WI-Appleton-Sales-Office/Trial-Staff-Attorney-or-Trial-Senior-Staff-Attorney_R3563">APPLY HERE</a><br /><br />At American Family Insurance, we’re driven by our customers and employees. That’s why we provide more than just a job – we provide opportunity. Whether you’re already part of our team in search of a new challenge or new to our company and ready for what’s next, you’re in the right place. Every dream is a journey that starts with a single step. Start your journey right here. Join our team. Bring your dreams. <br /><br />Quick Stats: <br />Location: WI Appleton Sales Office, WI Green Bay Sales Office <br />Job ID: R3563 Trial Staff Attorney or Trial Senior Staff Attorney (Open) <br /><br />Summary: <br />This position personally handles the most complex litigation involving either the corporation and/or its insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. Litigation includes all aspects of civil litigation, including trials and proceedings in all forums, whether at the local, state or federal level, mediation, arbitration, workers' compensation, and administrative proceedings, and any necessary appellate work. Provides legal advice to assist the timely disposition of claims in a fair and equitable manner consistent with relevant statutes and within the guidelines of the company. Assists supervising attorneys on advising and counseling other Company departments as requested. <br /><br />*Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks <br />*Offer to selected candidate in contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions <br />*Our policy restricts consideration of applicants needing employment sponsorship (visas) to specialty occupations. Sponsorship will not be considered for this position <br />*Relocation assistance is available <br />*Based on experience, this position could be filled at the trial staff attorney or senior trial staff attorney level <br />*Candidates should have a minimum of five years of demonstrated active trial and insurance defense experience. <br />*This a remote (work from home) position located in the Appleton/Green Bay area. <br />*Candidates must be Wisconsin licensed <br /><br />Job Description: <br />Primary Accountabilities <br />Inside Litigation (90%) <br />• Personally handles litigation involving either the corporation and/or its insured within established corporate guidelines and the applicable code of professional responsibility. Handles files and issues of a most complex nature with the highest levels of dollar exposure and requiring minimal oversight. Communicates with client regarding file status and progress. <br />• Analyzes file as litigation progresses. Evaluates cases and seeks settlement authority as necessary. <br />• Conducts discovery (e.g. written interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions). <br />• Conducts motion practice. <br />• Drafts all necessary pleadings, papers and briefs to advance litigation activities at the trial or appellate level. Conducts necessary research in support of drafting activities. <br />• Advocates client position in all forums (state and federal court, alternative dispute resolution, administrative tribunals and regulatory hearings) and circumstances, both formal and informal. Negotiates effectively in the resolution of claims and other issues. <br /><br />Consultation / Advice / Education (5%) <br />• Stays current on state statutes and court decisions and analyzes how statutes and court decisions affect the interpretation and enforceability of the various policy provisions. May have or develop areas of specialty practice (e.g. special property, workers` compensation, environmental law, commercial coverage). <br />• Participates in divisional or corporate projects as assigned. <br />• Shares knowledge with supervisory staff as appropriate. <br />• Develops and delivers presentations for other departments to inform personnel on how the law affects their particular job responsibilities. <br />• Performs assignments for other divisions and departments. <br />• Acts as a mentor to less experienced attorneys. <br /><br />Information Management (5%) <br />• Uses case management system and related software effectively. <br />• Creates and maintains files in the case management system. <br />• Adjusts reserves to reflect company exposure based upon file information available at that time. <br />• Follows and complies with business processes and procedures. <br /><br />Responsibilities: <br />Specialized Knowledge and Skills Requirements <br />• Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service <br />• Demonstrated experience making decisions independently gained through a high degree of technical knowledge and expertise acquired through litigation activities and trial experience. <br />• Extensive experience preparing civil pleadings, motions and discovery and deposing witnesses. <br />• Extensive knowledge and understanding of rules of Professional Responsibility for the jurisdiction in which they practice. <br />• Extensive knowledge and understanding of tort, contract, and insurance law. <br />• Valid driver's license required plus an acceptable driving record. <br /><br />Travel Requirements <br />• This position requires travel up to 50% of the time. Physical Demands <br />• This position requires the ability to work with close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) for extended periods of time. <br />• This position requires the ability to talk between 33 and 66% of the time. <br /><br />Education/Licenses/Designations <br />• Admission to the State Bar in state where they are located or eligibility for admission to the bar and obtaining admission within a year of hiring. <br />• Juris Doctor.
Axley Brynelson, LLP, a leading Wisconsin law firm with offices in Madison and Waukesha, is seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in representing and counseling employers in all areas of traditional labor and employment law to practice at its Madison office. Ideal candidates are motivated and detail-oriented with strong academic credentials, and excellent written and communication skills. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. <br /><br />Please submit your cover letter and resumé to Axley Brynelson, LLP c/o Samantha Banta at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
General Business Associate
Brennan Steil S.C. is seeking a general business associate attorney with a minimum one year experience in estate planning, probate, real estate, creditor/debtor law, and/or other general business. New law school graduates will be considered if applicant has a business undergraduate degree and/or took law school classes that focused on business related areas. <br /><br />Applicants should have strong writing, verbal and analytical skills and be licensed to practice law in Wisconsin. Our firm is committed to provide excellent legal services in a smaller but vibrant community. We are seeking attorneys to make a long term commitment to our firm and the Janesville area. Relocation to the Janesville area is required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. <br /><br />Please send an introduction letter, resumé with references, and law school transcripts by no later than February 28, 2017. Inquires will be kept confidential. <br /><br />Please submit to: <br />Brennan Steil S.C. <br />Attn: Karla Simpson<br />Office Manager <br />One East Milwaukee St. <br />Janesville, WI 53545 <br /><a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
Family Law Associate
Brennan Steil S.C. is seeking a family law associate attorney with one or more years’ experience in handling divorce, paternity cases, and other items related to the family law practice. New law school graduates will be considered if applicant took law school classes that focused on family law and related areas. <br /><br />Applicants should have strong writing, verbal and analytical skills and be licensed to practice law in Wisconsin. Our firm is committed to providing excellent legal services in a smaller but vibrant community. We are seeking attorneys to make a long term commitment to our firm and the Janesville area. Relocation to the Janesville area is required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. <br /><br />Please send an introduction letter, resumé with references, and law school transcripts by no later than February 28, 2017. Inquires will be kept confidential. <br /><br />Please submit to: <br />Brennan Steil S.C. <br />Attn: Karla Simpson<br />Office Manager <br />One East Milwaukee St. <br />Janesville, WI 53545 <br /><a href="mailto:ksimpson@Brennansteil.com">ksimpson@Brennansteil.com</a>
Axley Brynelson, LLP, a leading Wisconsin law firm with offices in Madison and Waukesha, is seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in business and real estate transactions to practice at its Waukesha office. Ideal candidates are motivated and detail-oriented with strong academic credentials (a business undergraduate degree is preferred), and excellent written and communication skills. Competitive salary and benefits are offered. <br /><br />Please submit your cover letter and resumé to Axley Brynelson, LLP c/o Samantha Banta at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Family Law Attorney
Innovative law firm opening a Madison office in early 2017 seeks two experienced family law attorneys who deeply desire to be amazing at their craft and work with a focused team of pros. <br /><br />Excellent compensation and benefits. Full- or part-time options. Autonomy. Join a dynamic, fun, creative, and collaborative team. Focus on mastering your profession as we support and put you in a position to succeed. <br /><br />For more information and to apply, visit <a href="http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/about/careers/attorney/">www.sterlinglawyers.com/about/careers/attorney/</a>.
Public Interest Attorney
Disability Rights Wisconsin seeks Public Interest Attorney in Rice Lake, Madison or Milwaukee office to assist benefit specialists in disability-related public benefits cases, conduct trainings, and provide direct legal representation. For detailed Position Announcement, salary range, and application requirements, visit <a href="http://www.drwi.org/">www.drwi.org</a> for more information.<br /><br />EEO/AA employer committed to a diverse workforce. <br /><br />Submit resume and cover letter to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> or mail to: <br />HR<br />131 W. Wilson St., Suite 700<br />Madison, WI 53703 <br /><br />Deadline: 1/23/2017 to be considered for first round of interviews. Will remain open until filled.
Rice Lake, Madison or Milwaukee
Staff Attorney – Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. (Legal Action) is seeking a full-time staff attorney to work at its Green Bay office. The position is available immediately. This attorney will provide representation to low-income persons, primarily focusing in the area of housing law and in removing barriers to employment, but will also provide representation in public benefits, family, and consumer law. Please see our website for information about our work in all of these areas of law: <a href="http://www.legalaction.org/content/index.cfm?cm_id=3">www.legalaction.org/content/index.cfm?cm_id=3</a>. <br /><br />LEGAL ACTION OF WISCONSIN, INC. <br />Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. (Legal Action) is a non-profit law firm, funded by the federal Legal Services Corporation, the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, and other sources. Legal Action provides free civil legal aid to low-income persons in the southern 39 counties of Wisconsin. To serve its eligible client population, Legal Action maintains full-time offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Racine, Oshkosh, Green Bay, and La Crosse. In addition, Legal Action operates statewide farmworker and elder abuse civil legal aid projects. Legal Action attorneys have expertise in a range of substantive areas, but the majority of direct representation is in the areas of housing, income maintenance, and family law. Staff attorneys are expected to maintain a direct service caseload on behalf of individual and group clients, as well as to engage in law reform litigation and other impact work. Attorneys are expected to specialize in specific areas of poverty law. <br /><br />GREEN BAY AREA OFFICE <br />Legal Action’s Green Bay Area Office staff currently consists of four attorneys, two paralegals, and one secretary and provides services to low-income residents of: <br />• Brown <br />• Calumet <br />• Door <br />• Kewaunee <br />• Manitowoc <br />• Outagamie Counties <br /><br />KEY RESPONSIBILITIES <br />• Legal Action staff attorneys are responsible for providing quality and aggressive representation of clients in individual service cases and to undertake impact work (that which has impact on groups of low-income persons or the systems that have the most effect on the low-income community), and for performing all duties associated with such representation. <br /><br />• Attorneys must stay current with the areas of law that pertain to the low-income community as they change and develop, particularly in their area of specialization. <br /><br />• Attorneys are expected to share responsibility for the development and maintenance of good working relationships with community groups and with state and local bar associations and others. <br /><br />• Attorneys will be called upon to provide training and other assistance to volunteers who participate in Legal Action's Volunteer Lawyer Project. <br /><br />• All attorneys perform intake duties and, where necessary, make appropriate referrals to other community agencies. <br /><br />• All staff attorneys are responsible for serving on at least one of our Priority Committees: Housing; Employment; Consumer; Public Benefits; and Family. These priority committees are comprised of Legal Action attorneys practicing in those areas of law. They meet quarterly to discuss trends in the law and practicing in that area of law and to strategize the firm’s work on particular matters and issues. This Green Bay area office staff attorney will serve on and actively participate in both the Employment and Housing Priority Committees. <br /><br />OTHER DUTIES <br />The staff attorney may be assigned additional duties from time to time <br /><br />QUALIFICATIONS <br />Prior experience in civil legal aid or other relevant experience is preferred. Experience and knowledge of the court systems in Legal Action’s overall service area or in other counties served by our Green Bay office area is preferred. Admission to the Wisconsin Bar is required upon hire. Ideal candidate will have a minimum one year of legal experience. Legal Action has an affirmative action plan for the hiring of members of minority groups and women. While academic training and performance and the nature and extent of prior legal experience are considered, we will also consider the applicant's knowledge and understanding of the legal problems and needs of low-income persons and commitment to providing civil legal aid, prior legal work in the client community or in other programs to aid the poor, ability to communicate with persons in the client community who speak a language other than English as their principal language (e.g., Spanish or Hmong), and cultural affinity with the client community. <br /><br />Legal Action requires a personal commitment to civil legal aid and to providing quality and aggressive representation work to low-income people. Attorneys must be knowledgeable in state and federal law and procedure. Attorneys must meet high standards of written and courtroom advocacy. <br /><br />Applicants must be able to communicate both orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner and work harmoniously with others. <br /><br />Ability to handle and prioritize many pressing matters in various locations is needed. Ability to travel throughout Legal Action’s service area to meet with clients and to attend court hearings is required. <br /><br />SALARY <br />Starting salary depends upon experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting salary of $45,727 for a 100% full-time position. Legal Action attorneys receive a full fringe benefit package which currently includes employer-paid health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; a retirement plan; and four weeks of vacation leave and four days of personal leave per year. The position is subject to a probationary period of up to one year. The position is governed by the Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. Personnel Policies which are subject to unilateral change by the Legal Action Board of Directors. As with any Legal Action position, there is no guaranteed period of employment and employment is “at will,” subject to termination at any time. <br /><br />HOW TO APPLY <br />Persons interested in applying for this position should submit a cover letter, resumé, writing sample, names and contact information for three professional references, and law school transcript. Email applications are strongly encouraged. Submit all five documents, in PDF, to: <a href="mailto:GreenBayAttorneyHiring@legalaction.org">GreenBayAttorneyHiring@legalaction.org</a>. All documents must be sent as PDFs. <br /><br />If necessary, applications may be mailed to: <br />Green Bay Attorney Hiring Committee <br />Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. <br />230 West Wells St., Room 800 <br />Milwaukee, WI 53203 <br /><br />DEADLINE <br />The position will be open until filled. We encourage applicants to apply before 1/17/17. <br /><br />Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Bankruptcy Attorney (Part-time)
Our firm is looking to hire a part-time bankruptcy attorney to work in a fast-paced bankruptcy environment in the Green Bay/Appleton/Oshkosh area. Bankruptcy experience is preferred but not required. <br /><br />If interested, please send a resumé and cover letter to <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>. Come join our growing practice with over 18 years of bankruptcy experience.
Green Bay / Appleton / Oshkosh area
Ullenberg Law Offices SC seeks recently graduated law students or practicing lawyers to join its expanding office in Fond du Lac. We seek an outgoing, self-starter attorney willing to work in complex civil litigation and personal injury matters and one devoted to aggressive advocacy in divorce and child-custody disputes. <br /><br />Please submit cover letter, resumé, references and writing sample showcasing your advocacy skills to: <br /><br />Atty. Alexander L. Ullenberg<br />Ullenberg Law Offices SC<br />101 Camelot Dr., Suite 2b<br />Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Fond du Lac
Rare opportunity to join Schneider’s in-house legal team. Schneider is a leading transportation and logistics services company providing a broad portfolio of premier truckload, intermodal and logistics solutions and operating one of the largest for-hire trucking fleets in North America. <br /><br />We are currently seeking an attorney with at least a year of SEC compliance experience. The attorney will be responsible for managing and preparing required SEC filings with assistance from outside counsel. We will also provide training in other in-house practice areas including employment law. <br /><br />Join our collegial legal team and start enjoying our value-driven work culture and the excellent work/life balance that comes with working at Schneider’s corporate headquarters in Green Bay. <br /><br />Please send resumé and short cover letter to Nick Anderson at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Benefit Specialist Supervising Attorney
The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is looking for a full-time Benefit Specialist Supervising Attorney. The Supervising Attorney will assist in the supervision of elder benefit specialists in a 20-county region within the state and provide monthly training and legal assistance on state and federal public benefit programs. This position will also provide direct legal representation to older adults as needed.<br /><br />This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin. We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated a commitment to working with clients aged 60 and older, people with disabilities, and/or low-income individuals. Knowledge of state and federal benefit programs and health insurance options is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have direct client experience in estate planning, consumer law, or general civil litigation. This position will be located in Madison with occasional overnight statewide travel required. For a copy of the full job description, go to <a href="/classifieds/Lists/Classifieds/www.gwaar.org//">www.gwaar.org</a> and click on the GWAAR Staff link, then Job Openings. <br /><br />Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered. <br /><br />Send cover letter and resumé by 4:30 p.m. on January 20 to the following:<br /><br />Attorney Kate Schilling<br />Legal Services Manager<br />Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources<br />1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A<br />Madison, WI 53714<br />Email: <a href="mailto:Kate.email@example.com">Kate.firstname.lastname@example.org</a><br /><br />GWAAR is an equal opportunity employer.<br />
Established western Wisconsin law firm seeks an associate. We are interested in someone who wants to practice in a high quality law firm but who prefers the benefit of living in a beautiful rural/small town atmosphere. <br /><br />Please submit cover letter and resumé by mail or email to: <br />Attorney Dan Arndt <br />Arndt, Buswell & Thorn, S.C. <br />101 W. Oak St. <br />P.O. Box 349 <br />Sparta, WI 54656 <br />Email: <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
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’ experience. The ideal candidate will have experience defending worker’s compensation claims or other worker’s compensation training along.<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 through our <a href="https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=182&id=0">online application</a> process at <a href="http://www.huschblackwell.com/">www.huschblackwell.com</a>. <br /><br />EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet<br /><br />No recruiters/search firms please.<br />
Part-Time Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property – Kohl's
Position Objective: <br /><br />Responsible for handling an array of intellectual property legal matters including the counseling, maintenance, and enforcement of Kohl’s intellectual property assets, as well as reviewing proposed marketing and product designs to identify and clear any potential IP concerns. <br /><br />Responsibilities: <br /><br />Oversight of Kohl's IP Assets <br />• Partner with Senior Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property in handling the application, prosecution and maintenance of Kohl’s intellectual property. <br />• Partner with Senior Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property in handling the enforcement and management of Kohl’s intellectual property rights, specifically trademarks and copyrights as they relate to third party trademark applications, domain names, online/third party web sites and other Internet-related topics. <br /><br />Review Clearances and Provide Guidance to Business Partners <br />• Review proposed marketing handles and product designs to identify and clear any potential IP concerns. <br />• Investigate, research, and provide general legal advice concerning a broad range of questions and circumstances pertaining to intellectual property that arise in the company’s day to day business activities to ensure that company personnel are aware of, and in compliance with, applicable laws and regulations. <br />• Influence and advise cross functional business teams as to legal ramifications of past and proposed actions and formulate solutions to existing problems in an advantageous manner to support Kohl’s intellectual property. <br /><br />Required Qualifications: <br />• Intellectual property law experience in private practice and/or corporate legal department. <br />• Ability to effectively partner with business partners in influencing, advising, and providing recommendations and solutions to complex legal issues as they arise and develop. <br />• Broad based intellectual property law experience, including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and domain names. <br />• Ability to prioritize multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail. <br />• Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to clearly translate into lay terms and effectively communicate the legal conditions which affect business opportunities and problems. <br />• Minimum of three years of intellectual property law experience with preferable emphasis in retail or merchandising <br /><br />Special Requirements: <br />• Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school. Member of state bar or licensed by the state bar. <br /><br />Company Overview <br /><br />At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. <br /><br /><a href="https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25615&siteid=5302#/jobDetails=892874&loggedIn=false%23keyWordSearch=undefined&locationSearch=&loggedIn=false">Apply Here</a> with ID# 44109BR.
AV-rated five-lawyer law firm in Brookfield seeks an associate attorney with a minimum of one year of civil litigation experience. Jury trial experience a plus. <br /><br />Please send your resumé and a writing sample, along with a cover letter detailing your experience and salary expectations, to Attorney Stephen L. Fox at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>, or at: <br /><br />Schmidt, Rupke, Tess-Mattner & Fox S.C.<br />17100 W. North Ave., Suite 300<br />Brookfield, WI 53005 <br /><br />No phone calls or walk-ins, please.
Transaction Attorney and Litigator Positions
Silton Seifert Carlson, S.C., an Appleton law firm, has immediate openings for two attorneys interested in building long-term careers. The positions are for a transaction attorney focused on business and estate planning and for a litigator focused on commercial and insurance defense. The ideal candidates will have strong analytical and writing skills, as well as client relationship management experience. <br /><br />These positions offer professional growth opportunity, competitive compensation/benefits, and partnership potential. Attorneys with demonstrated experience are welcome to submit a resumé, letter of interest, and references to: <br /><br />Karen Grabau, Office Manager <br />Silton Seifert Carlson, S.C. <br />331 E. Washington St. <br />Appleton, WI 54911
Legal Counsel, Litigation – Kohl's Corporate Offices
POSITION OBJECTIVE <br />Responsible for handling an array of corporate legal matters to foster company operations while minimizing company risk and ensuring compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and contractual arrangements. <br /><br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES <br />Handling various corporate transactional matters for the company's operations involving a variety of legal disciplines with emphasis on strategic contracting. <br /><br />• Negotiate contracts involving all aspects of Corporate day to day operations and transactions. <br />• Develop additional form contracts and documents, as necessary, to facilitate Kohl's strategic contracting. <br /><br />Conducting legal research and providing strategic legal advice <br /><br />• Researching and providing strategic legal advice concerning a broad range of questions and circumstances pertaining to Corporate matters which arise in the company's day-to-day business activities to ensure Associates are aware of, and in compliance with, applicable laws and regulations. <br />• Developing strategic policies/processes/materials and educational materials to minimize company legal exposure as well as educating/training senior management on legal risks and ramifications. <br />• Advising Associates as to legal ramifications of past and proposed actions and formulating solutions to existing problems in an advantageous manner. <br /><br />Maintain strategic relationships with business partners in order to anticipate and mitigate the impact of existing or developing laws on Kohl's business. <br /><br />• Identify potential legal issues associated with present and prospective business processes and initiatives <br />• Anticipate and track evolving developments in the law impacting Kohl's business. <br />• Draft policies, legal terms, checklists, disclosures and other documentation, as appropriate, to mitigate legal risks. <br />• Prepare and develop educational tools and internal processes to educate/assist management on legal issues relevant to their respective business area(s). <br /><br />QUALIFICATIONS <br /><br />Required <br />• Four to six years’ experience in private practice and/or corporate legal department with preferable emphasis in retail or merchandising. <br />• Superior analytical ability, negotiation and writing skills. <br />• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to clearly translate legal concerns into lay terms and effectively communicate the legal conditions which affect business opportunities/operations and provide strategic alternatives to advance company pursuits. <br />• Strong ability to prioritize multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail. <br /><br />Preferred <br />• Broad based knowledge on various legal issues involving Corporate transactions, Construction, Real Estate, Purchasing, Merchandising, Finance, Credit, HR, Marketing, Product Development, Logistics, Facilities, Ecommerce, and Information Systems. <br /><br />Special requirements <br />• Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school. Member of state bar or licensed by the state bar. <br /><br />Company Overview <br /><br />At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. <br /><br /><a href="https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25615&siteid=5302#/jobDetails=891744&loggedIn=false%23jobDetails=891744&loggedIn=false">Apply here</a>
One of the leading mid-size litigation firms in the state seeks highly motivated associate attorney to work in its litigation practice at our Milwaukee office. Willing to consider new or recent graduates that are eager to learn, have strong organizational and written and verbal communication skills. The firm offers one of the most competitive benefit packages in the industry. <br /><br />Please submit your cover letter, resumé, and salary requirements in confidence to: <br />Human Resources <br />Peterson, Johnson and Murray, SC <br />788 N. Jefferson Street <br />Milwaukee, WI 53202 <br /><a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
Lateral – Unique Opportunity
Halling & Cayo, S.C., is a growing full service firm based in Milwaukee’s Third Ward with offices in Mequon and Pewaukee that seeks to deepen and expand various areas of practice. We offer an unusual opportunity for the right attorney to make a lateral transition and 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 Dan O'Brien or Jeremy Levinson at (414) 271-3400 or via email at <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> or <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>.
Workers’ Compensation Defense Associate Attorney
Lindner & Marsack, S.C., has one of the largest and most widely respected worker’s compensation defense practices in the state of Wisconsin and is seeking an associate attorney to join our team. Lindner & Marsack, S.C. represents the interests of management in labor, employment, employee benefits, worker’s compensation and related legal matters. <br /><br />Qualified candidate must be a self-starter with strong academic credentials and superior research, writing and communication skills. Some prior experience in worker’s compensation litigation is preferred. <br /><br />Excellent opportunity for professional growth. We offer a collegial, modern work environment with competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package. <br /><br />Please send confidential resumé, cover letter, and writing sample to:<br />Lindner & Marsack, S.C.<br />Attn: Hiring Manager<br />411 East Wisconsin Ave., Suite 1800<br />Milwaukee, WI 53202-4498<br />Email: <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
Insurance Counsel Consulting/New Business Producer
Attorney, 20-plus years in insurance and Fortune 100 legal department directing litigation related to contractor construction claims, A&E professional liability claims, GL arising environmental claims, real estate, and all attendant coverage issues, seeks nonsalaried arrangement with Madison or Milwaukee firm or risk management department to consult or produce new business. <br /><br /><a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>
Milwaukee or Madison
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