Job Details

Legal Technology Project Manager

Company name

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Dec 21,2019

Posted on

Sep 07,2019

Salary

USD 57816 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Saint Paul, MN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Legal Technology Project Manager
Duties: Educate the Public About Legal Issues. This includes publishing fact sheets and booklets and managing a library of other legal education materials. Improve Client Referrals to Providers. State Support recently launched a redesigned website and is working on a new online intake system. The new site contains Guide, a triage system directing people to the best available resource for their legal problem. In addition to these new projects, our work in this area also includes online intake, a case placement tool on our advocate site, and navigation assistance. Strengthen the Advocate Community Through Skills-Based and Legal Education. Our activities in this area include hosting 15-20 poverty law continuing legal education (CLE) trainings per year and a biennial statewide conference, coordinating listservs and practice groups, and managing a library of practice resources on our advocate website. Strengthen the Advocate Community Through System-Wide Support. Our activities in this area include housing statewide volunteer resources, coordinating bimonthly meetings of the legal aid provider network, publishing a blog and monthly e-newsletter with civil legal aid news, maintaining a staff directory of all legal aid providers across the state, and posting available civil legal aid positions. Our program website,, highlights our work in this area and serves as an umbrella site for the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition. Expand Free Legal Services. By accessing brief legal services online, more clients get legal assistance to help them solve their problem. Our activities in this area include online document assembly tools, a statewide online legal advice website. Will be the lead technology project manager of State Support’s access to justice projects that have a technology focus. The position will be responsible for three primary projects: 1) ongoing technical enhancements to Minnesota’s statewide legal information website, LawHelpMN.org; 2) management of an existing online intake system and expansion of a pilot online intake system integrated with LawHelpMN.org; and 3) supporting a system-wide transition to the LegalServer case management system to ensure LegalServer implementations enhance coordination within and between the civil legal aid community and access to justice partner organizations. Responsibilities include communicating with developers, analyzing technology needs within the civil legal aid community, and project planning and management to ensure projects meet the legal services community’s needs and are completed on time and within budget. This is a unique job that provides an exciting opportunity to make a statewide impact on improving access to justice.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be an attorney licensed in Minnesota or eligible for admission by reciprocity. Applicants should have 3+ years of legal experience or technical project management experience. Applicants Must also have: a demonstrated interest in and commitment to the needs of low-income/vulnerable clients; excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills. including: the ability to explain technical concepts to those without a technical background; the ability to explain project requirements to developers; strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team-based setting a demonstrated aptitude and interest in technology-based approaches; proficiency using Microsoft Suite; project planning and project management experience. Experience in poverty law, legal services, or equivalent general practice is preferred. Familiarity with the Drupal website content management platform and LegalServer case management system are preferred. Diverse economic, social, or cultural experiences and relevant language skills are a plus.
Deadline: September 20, 2019

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
430 1st Avenue, North
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1780

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