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UPDATED: 03-18-2019

SDPA Job Bank

       Committee       
                                           Chair:        Laura Stewart
                                           Members:  Vicki Blake, CP
                                                           Kayne Larimer, ACP
                                                           Ashly Luke
          Current Job Listings          
Kent Hagg, Esq.
Rapid City

First National Bank
Sioux Falls

Bangs McCullen
Sioux Falls

Goosmann Law Firm
Sioux Falls
Expansion Capital Group
Sioux Falls

SD Network Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault
Sioux Falls

Legacy Law Firm
Sioux Falls

South Dakota Trust Co.
Sioux Falls

Legal Secretary - Rapid City


Full-time Legal Secretary/Real Estate Development secretarial position with established attorney and real estate broker in Rapid City. Must be highly organized, have strong administrative skills, be detail oriented, reliable, and proficient in Microsoft Office and Quickbooks. Salary dependent on experience. Send cover letter and resume to: PO Box 8452, Rapid City, SD 57709; or kent.hagg@amatteroflaw.com.

(Re-posted 03-18-2019)

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Personal Trust Client Service AssociateSioux Falls

First National Bank


The First National Bank in Sioux Falls is seeking a Client Service Associate to join our Personal Trust team. Essential functions include: Communication with clients, attorneys, accountants, and other professionals, Review of daily account transactions for accuracy, Organizing and tracking data for federal and state income tax and real estate taxes, Preparing internal and external documents independently, Reviewing and completing the setup of new accounts, and Processing the closing of accounts. Strong communication skills, a proactive approach, strong attention to detail, and high work standards are required. We prefer an Associate or Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.

 

We do things differently. With an infectious culture, a 130-year commitment to our communities, and a foundation built on our FIRST Values, we pride ourselves on being more than just a bank. Our culture is driven by integrity, service, and strong values; nothing has shaped it more than our FIRST Values (Family, Innovation/Independence, Relationships, Stewardship, and Teamwork). We are relationship focused and aim to make our customers lives easier and better. Our employees care deeply about our customers, each other, and our communities. Come join us!

 

Please visit our Careers page to learn more and to apply: www.fnbsf.com/careers


"We Build Successful Relationships"


(Posted 03-07-2019)

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Legal Assistant – Sioux Falls

Bangs McCullen

 

Highlights: Competitive pay, excellent benefits, close-knit “office family”

 

Bangs McCullen Law Firm is looking for a legal assistant for our Sioux Falls office who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Primary responsibilities will include document preparation, file management, close communication with clients

 

Why Bangs McCullen?

•    Competitive pay

•    Extraordinary profit-sharing retirement plan

•    Health benefits

•    Team approach within office fosters a close-knit, family environment

•    Modern office and with modern technological equipment

 

Experience and education:

•    Legal experience preferred

•    Familiarity with technology and office machines

•    Good communication skills and phone etiquette

•    Excellent grammar and clerical skills

•    Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

•    High proficiency in Word, Excel, Adobe Pro, and CaseMap

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to: BDreyer@BangsMcCullen.com


(Posted 03-07-2019)



Litigation Paralegal/Legal Secretary – Rapid City 

Bangs McCullen Law Firm


Bangs McCullen Law Firm is accepting applications for a paralegal/legal secretary position with the litigation practice in our Rapid City office.  Typical hours are 8-5, M-F.  Applicant must be a detail-oriented person, who has a positive attitude, and possesses excellent clerical and communication skills.  Wage DOE -- Excellent benefit package.  Please e-mail resume to  bdreyer@bangsmccullen.com.


(Posted 02-12-2019)

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Paralegal/Legal Assistant – Sioux Falls

Goosmann Law Firm

 

The ideal Paralegal/Legal Assistant not only understands how important it is to have a career worth having and a life worth living, but they inspire others around them to do so as well. They value family, then business. They are trustworthy, work with integrity, and do the right thing. This individual knows reputation and respect are fundamental. They always tell the truth, are professional, educated, and intelligent. They believe who they are in business with matters. This person is a top performer, able to focus on service, productivity, and profitability.

 

We are seeking a skilled and experienced paralegal or legal assistant to join our growing legal team. In this position, you will help lawyers by investigating facts, researching laws and regulations, and preparing and maintaining legal documents. Organizational skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are a must.

 

The ideal candidate should be positive, confident, and passionate. Being organized and prepared is just as important as being able to stay calm when last minute situations arise. This person should be highly relational, dynamic, collaborative, motivated as well as have a sense of humor. This Paralegal/Legal Assistant understands the importance of being respectful, detail oriented, responsible and driven.

 

ABOUT THE JOB (RESPONSIBILITIES)

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Full Time – Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

- Draft pleadings, motions and appellate documents and file them with the court

- Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics, etc.)

- Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes

- Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices

- Help attorneys with interrogatories and other discovery requests

- Gather relevant information from a variety of sources

- Liaise between trial teams and internal/external third parties

- Interview witnesses and help prepare them for hearings/trial

- Provide assistance with case settlements

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Required: High School Diploma; 1 year of previous paralegal/legal assistant experience; Drafting Skills; Organizational skills; Positivity; Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

 

Preferred: Some college experience, including an Associate or Bachelors’ degree; Paralegal certification or degree; 3 years' previous paralegal/legal assistant experience; Previous experience with legal database software

 

Desired: Bilingual; Outside Interests- community involvement

 

Applicants can apply at:

 

(Posted 02-07-2019)



PARALEGAL – Sioux Falls

Expansion Capital Group

 

The Legal and Compliance Department supports the vision and values of Expansion Capital Group (“ECG”) by providing expert, creative, cost-effective, and timely advice and services to all ECG businesses and support functions. We operate in accordance with the highest standards of judgment, integrity, and ethical leadership to find creative solutions that best serve our customers, prudently manage risks, and contribute to ECG’s enterprise success.

 

The Legal Department currently has a Paralegal position available on its in-house legal and compliance team. This position will be responsible for the following:

(i) Research and resolve issues and matters that may involve substantial legal or factual complexity through detailed legal research and/or examination of documentation;

(ii) Review, revise, and assist in drafting of commercial financing agreements, vendor contracts and related documents with appropriate supervision;

(iii) Investigate specific inquiries, claims, disputes, cases and/or proceedings under the direction of an attorney;

(iv) Provide support for the customer relations and recoveries functions, including drafting legal correspondence;

(v) Monitor changes in laws and regulations that affect the business of ECG at the state and federal levels;

(vi) Assist in drafting policies, programs and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state law and regulations;

(vii) Draft compliance training materials with under the direction of the Chief Compliance Officer;

(viii) Assist in administering compliance training for ECG employees; and

(ix) Review and revise marketing materials for compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

 

This position requires a high degree of analytical, written and oral communication and organizational skills. It also requires both the ability to identify legal and compliance issues as they arise and the ability work independently on complex assignments. The position will be located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

 

Required Qualifications

•    2+ years of paralegal experience

•    Must meet the requirements of South Dakota Supreme Court Rule 97-25 for employment as a legal assistant


Desired Qualifications

•    Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

•    Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

•    Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

•    Strong research skills

•    Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

•    Ability to work independently, proactively, and creatively while exercising sound judgment

•    Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications

•    Familiarity with commercial lending documentation and processes

•    Previous work with or within a financial institution or law firm

•    Experience in drafting and/or reviewing commercial lending agreements, vendor contracts and marketing materials relating to commercial financing

•    Experience with WestlawNext or other legal research tools

•    Experience with commercial financing regulatory compliance or pre-litigation experience

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to TLoos@ExpansionCapitalGroup.com.

 

(Posted 02-07-2019)



Paralegal – Sioux Falls


The South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault is seeking an experienced part-time paralegal to join an attorney working on family law cases. Successful candidate will be a self-motivated, hard-working, team player, with excellent organization and communication skills. Prior experience preparing child support calculations and property division exhibits a plus. 

 

Key skills and abilities of a successful candidate:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks under time constraints
  • Experience providing outstanding client-centered service
  • Experience drafting pleadings, motions, briefs and other court documents
  • Ability to prepare records and exhibits for hearings, investigations and discovery
  • Ability to interview clients and witnesses with confidence
  • Conduct thorough and reliable legal research and present findings in memorandum or brief
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Position involves answering the phones, making copies, organizing the mail, scheduling client appointments, case management, file organization, drafting legal correspondence, submission of electronic court filing, interaction with clients, witnesses and the court, preparation for trial attendance and maintaining confidentiality.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS: Graduation from an ABA approved paralegal program, or an associate/bachelor degree in paralegal studies, within one year of employment is required.  Please submit a resume to Kathy Rutten at kathy@sdnafvsa.com.

(Posted 01-28-2019)



Paralegal - Sioux Falls

Legacy Law Firm, P.C.

 

Legacy Law Firm, P.C. is seeking a paralegal to add to our team. One or more years of experience is preferred, along with strong academic credentials and excellent communication skills. Qualified applicants interested in this opportunity should send a cover letter and resume to Felan Link at felan@legacylawfirmpc.com. All applications will be kept confidential. For more information, visit www.LegacyLawFirmPC.com.


(Posted 11-26-2018)



Assistant Trust Officer – Sioux Falls

South Dakota Trust Company

 

South Dakota Trust Company in Sioux Falls is looking for a trust officer assistant. This position requires accounting, paralegal or business degree with a minimum of 2 years related work experience. This individual will assist the Trust Officer with the day to day management of the trust accounts by performing the tasks associated with opening new accounts, working with attorneys, financial advisors and clients, calculating distributions, managing information on a trust accounting system, running annual reports, and facilitating correspondence.

 

This professional must be a self-starter, who can work independently at a high level, and must be able to take initiative to ensure deadlines are met. Strong writing and verbal communication skills, time management, scheduling, organization, office skills, along with contributing to a team effort, are also necessary. Ability to multi-task is critical.

 

SDTC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@sdtrustco.com.

 

(Posted 7-17-2018)