Positions Available as of 8/14/2019
LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE ASSISTANTS
LAA – Fargo Office – Position available for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant in our Fargo office. Legal secretarial litigation experience preferred. Candidates must have advanced skills in Windows 7/Microsoft Office 2010 Suite with accurate typing of 65+ wpm and have excellent organizational skills.
LAA – Des Moines Office – 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 secretary. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Five plus years of experience required, with both general corporate and litigation experience preferred. Advanced Microsoft Office 2010 Suite, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Receptionist/Office Assistant – Des Moines Office – Position available for a full-time Receptionist/Office Assistant in our Des Moines office. This position will cover the receptionist desk and provide administrative support to the office. Responsibilities include receptionist work, assisting the legal administrative assistants and the attorneys. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Candidates must have receptionist experience, advanced skills in Microsoft 2010 Suite and have excellent organizational skills. Legal experience a plus.
OTHER SUPPORT STAFF
Practice Innovation Manager – Exciting new position available for a professional who is passionate about driving innovation in legal service delivery through people, process and technology. This position will interact with attorneys, staff and clients to identify client and practice needs, pain points and challenges that can be addressed with technology and/or process improvement. This position will also lead the evaluation, selection, implementation and adoption of new technologies and practice workflows, as well as maintain an inventory of existing Firm-owned/licensed practice-related legal technologies, monitoring and evaluating adoption, and identifying gaps. This position reports to Practice Management but requires close collaboration and a strong relationship with IT. Below are the experience/skills required:
- Bachelor’s degree required; Juris doctor a plus.
- 5+ years of professional experience required, preferably in a law firm, legal department or legal technology company.
- Business analysis and project management experience preferred. Understanding of typical litigation and transactional practice workflows and processes a plus.
- Experience in implementation and/or support of legal technology solutions preferred. Experience with automation tools (Contract Express, HotDocs) and AI-enabled due diligence review tools (Kira, eBrevia) a plus.
- Expertise in standard business software applications such as Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required; experience with project management and collaboration tools (Smartsheet, Microsoft Teams, Asana) and data analytics platforms (Tableau, Microsoft PowerBI) a plus.
Manager of Recruiting, Inclusion & Diversity – Position available for a Manager of Recruiting, Inclusion & Diversity to join our expanding teams. This position reports to the Director of Recruiting, Inclusion & Diversity and assists with managing and implementing strategic priorities and processes related to entry-level and lateral attorney recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and integration. This position also assists with establishing and advancing firm-wide inclusion and diversity initiatives, processes, and strategic priorities.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of five years of experience in recruiting/career development and diversity and inclusion within in a law firm or a law school. Bachelor’s degree required, JD preferred. The demonstrated ability to successfully manage people, as well as multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced, service-oriented professional environment; strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills; sound professional judgment; and excellent attention to detail are required.
Regional Office Operations Manager – Position available for a Regional Office Operations Manager. This position will work as the primary contact between our regional offices regarding operations and administrative matters; and to closely unite Marketing, Information Resources, Facilities, Finance, Information Technology, Knowledge and Practice Management and Human Resources for all offices. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in management of personnel and office systems. Candidates must have previous law firm operations experience; bachelor’s degree preferred. In addition, excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordination of annual support staff evaluations, new employee orientation, training, development of all attorneys/staff and assistance with the hiring of staff and lawyers. Ideal candidates will have the skillset to assist IT with software/hardware as needed and work with the marketing department on local seminars and event planning. Candidate will create annual inter-office travel budgets; review, analyze and interpret financial data for regional offices; and coordinate with Facilities regarding office maintenance, space and lease renewals. The candidate will also be responsible for recommendations for and implementation of firm procedures, operating systems and technology with a goal to continue to improve communication, productivity and collegiality within our branch offices.
Business Development Manager – Excellent opportunity for an articulate, high-energy, detail-oriented individual to help manage the business development activities of a large Minneapolis law firm. The position’s main responsibilities will be to provide overall business development leadership and support for a variety of practice groups, including proposal response and the development of best practices and processes. Responsible for tracking group pursuits and maintaining the group’s sales collateral and experience collection. Oversees the development of the firm’s alumni strategy, including alumni events, digital communications and web presence. Takes a leadership role in the development and build out of the firm’s Experience Manager database, including encouraging use of the system.
Five plus years of marketing experience preferably in a professional services firm and a four-year degree required. Executive presence, integrity and professionalism that will engender confidence with lawyers and administrative leadership.
Fredrikson & Byron offers a highly competitive salary,
benefits package and excellent work environment.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.