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Associate Attorney

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 15,2018

Posted on

May 17,2018

Years of Experience

Max 3 yrs required

Location

Golden Valley, MN
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Attorney The candidate will provide thorough and practical assessments and advice while advocating for clients in and out of court during the legal collection process. Will focus on continuous quality work product and performance in the firm's energized and fast-paced environment while doing right, maintaining integrity and achieving results. Focus on collection of outstanding consumer debts through the legal collection process. Work with opposing counsel and pro se parties to resolve disputes and negotiate matters to amicable resolution. Draft and review legal briefs, correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents. Document account/file activity in accordance with the firm and client policies and procedures. Travel to various courts in the state and effectively handle motion practice, attend hearings and conduct trials. Manage the caseload and individual performance. Work closely with legal support staff to process files and cases. Work closely with state Managing Attorneys on a variety of litigation matters, professional development and performance. Research and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations and formulates legal opinions for review by Managing Attorney. Ensure compliance with state and federal laws, and adherence to court procedures and processes. Work on special projects as needed. Participate on client calls, as required, and ensure appropriate and timely handling of client and business demands. Develop and maintain relationships with existing clients and markets firm services to prospective and new clients on an ongoing basis. Act with the highest ethical standards both as a legal professional and as a member of the Firm to deliver excellent client and consumer service. Attend continuing education classes, webinars, and seminars to remain current and well-informed of any local, state or federal changes in the law, rules of court or court procedures. Should be a qualified attorney with no discipline history and active license in Minnesota and 0-3 years of experience. Must have an understanding of Minnesota civil litigation process and state and federal consumer protection laws.

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Hiring Coordinator
Gurstel Law Firm
401 North Third Street
Suite 590
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Review:

"Wonderful People"

Former Employee - Reviewed on September 25, 2017

Management should be accountable for their actions. Stop playing the blame game. Pay people what they are worth.

Pros : The people here are wonderful and have been here for years. You get a lot of knowledge in legal processes and time management.
Cons : The work load is unrealistic and the pay is not worth the stress. Management is immature.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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