Career Opportunities

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Note: To post a position here, please send the position description, including the application deadline, to womenlawyersofutah@gmail.com.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. – Transaction Associate Attorney

Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. is seeking a mid-level transaction associate attorney for its Salt Lake City office. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of sophisticated experience in entity governance, financings, mergers & acquisitions and general business transactions.

In particular, candidates should have solid experience representing clients in all aspects of equity and debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising clients on compliance and general business matters. Additionally, candidates should have substantial experience related to:

• entity formation and the structuring of transactions,

• negotiating and drafting complex transaction documents,

• managing the due diligence process and transaction closings, and

• federal and state securities law filings.

Applicants should have strong prior experience with a major law firm, and possess superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Qualified candidates should e-mail resume, including salary history, to Lorie E. Springer, HR Director, Durham Jones & Pinegar, resumes@djplaw.com.

D|J|P offers an outstanding work environment including competitive compensation and a robust benefits package.

Employees are eligible to participate in D|J|P’s 401(k) plan from their date of hire, and for the following benefits on the first day of the month following one month of employment:

• Medical and Dental Insurance

• Life Insurance

• Long-term Disability Insurance

About Durham Jones & Pinegar:

Durham Jones & Pinegar is a leading law firm with offices in Salt Lake City, Lehi, Ogden, and St. George., Utah. The firm offers a spectrum of services in more than 20 practice areas.

Salt Lake City Commercial Litigation Associate at Snell & Wilmer, LLP

Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City office seeks an associate with one to five years of experience to join the preeminent litigation group in Utah. The successful candidate will play a significant role in case management, discovery, trials, arbitrations, and other evidentiary hearings. Salt Lake’s litigation group has an incredible clientele and is regularly engaged to represent businesses across the country. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a thriving national practice based out of Salt Lake City. Outstanding social skills, academic credentials and writing skills required.

Don’t miss this opportunity–apply here now!

Associate Attorney at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless, PC

Parr Brown Gee & Loveless is a business-centered mid-sized law firm located in Salt Lake City, Utah that seeks a lateral attorney for its corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities group. Applicants should have 2-10 years of relevant law firm experience. The position involves working on M&A, debt financing, and investment transactions, as well as advising businesses with respect to general corporate/LLC issues and drafting general business agreements. Strong academic credentials preferred. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume to Laura Kennedy at lkennedy@parrbrown.com

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Family Law Attorney at Long Okura, P.C.

Salt Lake City, Utah (Holladay)

Long Okura, P.C., is a Utah Family Law Firm. We have been in business since 2004. Rebecca Long Okura is the managing attorney; she has been litigating in Utah since 2000. Katherine McLain is a partner at the firm. We focus on divorce, paternity, grandparent’s rights, mediation services, adoption, and other family law issues. We also do estate planning, probate litigation, and small business creation and contract drafting.

Responsibilities:
*Handle family law cases from initial consultation through trial or settlement
*Conduct appropriate and thorough discovery
*Convert potential clients into clients
*Follow internal processes with respect for and compliance with the system in place
*Demonstrate excellent legal competency and professionalism

Skills:
*Excellent communication skills
*Logical thinking
*Patience and compassion towards clients
*Reasonable problem-solving in negotiations
*Willingness to take cases to trial when it is the best solution
*Prefers competence and problem-solving over needless aggression
*Proven ability to obtain clients
*Works well with support staff and other lawyers
*Willingness to take on tasks that support the firm as a whole
*Proven ability to bill clients appropriately

Qualifications:
*Active Utah Bar License
*Juris Doctorate from accredited university

Compensation includes a base salary and the opportunity for monthly bonus (rather than annually as most firms provide) based on billed and collected fees. Greater experience is compensated accordingly.

Health Insurance is available after 60 days of employment; the firm pays 1/2 of the single person’s IHC Select Value premium. After 1 year of employment, the firm offers up to 3% match Vanguard Simple IRA.

Apply by emailing to contact@longokura.com
Please send:
1. resume
2. cover letter
3. names, emails, and phone numbers for three professional references

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Dorsey & Whitney – Patent Associate

Dorsey’s Patent group is seeking an Associate with two to five years of experience to be based in Denver, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Salt Lake City or Seattle. This Associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent prosecution projects. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

The following qualifications are required:

– USPTO admission

– Two to five years of patent attorney experience

– B.S. and/or M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. in Engineering with relevant technical Computer Science or Electrical Engineering work experience

– Strong academic performance

In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample.

Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)
Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)
100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)
Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

How to Apply

Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

About Dorsey

Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients’ legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

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