Positions Available as of 11/25/2019
LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
Legal Administrative Assistant – Corporate – Position available for a corporate legal administrative assistant supporting four busy attorneys in our growing finance, banking, and mergers and acquisitions practice groups. We seek an individual with initiative and drive, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, an ability thrive in a team environment and who is eager to take on an integral role in practice development and client relationship management activities. Candidates also must have advanced technical skills in Windows 10 and Office 365 Pro Plus and an interest in learning new systems and applications.
Immigration Legal Administrative Assistant – Position available for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant in our Immigration Department. The position involves working in a fast-paced environment assisting immigrants seeking their dreams in the U.S. Responsibilities include providing administrative support to the department; answering phones and liaising with clients; scheduling meetings; assisting with invoicing and maintaining on-line billing info; entering data on our tracking and document management systems; docketing and tracking case deadlines; opening mail and entering critical information into multiple systems; finalizing detailed submissions to be sent to the Immigration Service; preparing expense reports; and assisting with attorney marketing activities.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, have excellent technical and administrative skills, have cross-cultural communication skills, and possess a strong interest in working with all types of immigrants (from highly educated professionals, investors, and international artists to skilled workers and refugees). Candidates also must have advanced skills in Microsoft 2010 Suite, Excel, and data management, with accurate typing, excellent grammar and organizational skills and attention to detail.
Legal Administrative Assistant Floater (Fargo) – Position available for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant in our Fargo Office. Position involves working in a fast-paced environment providing administrative support to business and litigation departments; answering phones and liaising with clients; scheduling meetings; opening and preparing new case files; filing; docketing and tracking deadlines; completing electronic filings with various courts; transcribing documents; working with our document management and drafting systems; entering attorney time and billing information in finance system; drafting correspondence and other tasks as needed. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have excellent technical, organizational and administrative skills. Candidates must have advanced skills in Microsoft 2010 Suite, Outlook, data management and accurate typing of 65+ WPM. Candidate must also possess solid grammar and writing skills.
Legal Administrative Assistant (Des Moines) – Position available for a Legal Administrative Assistant to provide support to corporate and litigation attorneys. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, organized and detail-oriented executive Legal Administrative Assistant. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Five plus years of both general corporate and litigation experience preferred. Advanced Microsoft Office 2010 Suite, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
OTHER SUPPORT STAFF
Systems Engineer – Position available for an experienced professional to add to its well-respected IT team to accomplish our strategic initiatives. The Systems Engineer is a full-time position and as part of a team will assist in troubleshooting, managing and maintaining all the infrastructure technology of the firm. Responsibilities include:
- Design and implement the firm’s systems and infrastructure.
- Troubleshoot servers, server technologies, networking and desktops to resolves issues escalated by the Help Desk or other departments within IT.
- Coordinate and escalate issues to Systems Engineers for additional support or hand off as needed
- Perform daily, quarterly, monthly and yearly maintenance tasks
- Assist with install, testing and maintaining technologies and systems that match the Firm’s Service Level Agreements for availability, performance, functionality and security.
- Help implement and enforce policies and practices to protect the Firm and the Firm’s information assets.
- Interact with the Infrastructure team, Help Desk and other support departments to support the firm’s systems and technologies.
Knowledge and experience with Windows Server OS, remote access (VPN, Citrix Published Desktops, etc.) server, storage, virtualization and Active Directory are required. Other beneficial skills include LAN, WAN, firewall, system monitoring, cloud administration (Azure, AWS), telephony and basic scripting skills. The candidate must be able to interact with end users at all levels, communicate professionally, provide excellent customer service, and work independently and creatively. Depth and breadth in many subjects will be a key factor for a successful applicant. Documentation will be a key responsibility. Schedule flexibility and limited travel are required. Bachelor of Science degree in a technology related field or 3-5 plus years of equivalent experience is required.
Patent Prosecution Paralegal – The firm has an opportunity for a Patent Prosecution Paralegal. Fredrikson is one of the largest law firms in the Twin Cities and has been selected by Corporate Counsel Magazine as a “go to” firm for patent prosecution. Qualified candidates should be familiar with U.S. Patent & Trademark Office procedures, rules, and requirements. They should also be able to use patent-specific technology tools effectively—tools such as PAIR, EFS, patent docketing software and patent searching software. Candidates should have a strong knowledge of patent prosecution, including US, foreign, and international. A minimum three to five years of experience as a patent prosecution paralegal in a law firm or corporation is required. An Associate’s degree is also required, though a BA degree and paralegal certificate are preferred. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written. A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) applications is also required.
Fredrikson & Byron offers a highly competitive salary,
benefits package and excellent work environment.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.