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

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

Assistant Attorney General in the Highways & Utilities Division

This position will be located in Salt Lake City and is open to the public. Please post the attached to interested individuals in your organization. This recruitment will close on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Feel free to contact Susan May at smay@agutah.gov if you have any questions.

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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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Attorney – Consumer Protection

The Office of the Utah Attorney General, White Collar and Commercial Enforcement Division has an immediate opening for an attorney to represent the Division of Consumer Protection. Five years of litigation experience required.

The Division of Consumer Protection enforces more than twenty state statutes. The successful applicant will represent the Division in these enforcement efforts, including in administrative proceedings and in civil matters in state and federal court. The successful applicant will also work closely with regulators from other states and the federal government in coordinated enforcement efforts. The successful applicant will also provide legal advice to the Division.

Applicants must possess excellent written and oral advocacy skills and have the experience and ability to immediately take over an existing caseload. Membership in the Utah State Bar in good standing is required. The position is located in Salt Lake City. Travel is required as incumbents will need to engage in litigation and other legal proceedings throughout the State.

For more information and to apply for the position, go to the Utah state jobs website at www.statejobs.utah.gov, recruitment number 18957. A resume and cover letter must be uploaded to your profile as part of the application. The deadline for applying is March 10, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Office of the Utah Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer. Security background checks are completed as a condition of employment.

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