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UPDATED: 05-16-2019

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       Committee       
                                           Chair:        Laura Stewart
                                           Members:  Vicki Blake, CP
                                                           Kayne Larimer, ACP
                                                           Ashly Luke
          Current Job Listings          
S.D. Supreme Court
Pierre

Riter, Rogers, Wattier & Northrup, LLP
Pierre

Abourezk Law Firm
Rapid City
Kent Hagg, Esq.
Rapid City

First National Bank
Sioux Falls

Goosmann Law Firm
Sioux Falls

Expansion Capital Group
Sioux Falls

Legal Research Secretary – Pierre

South Dakota Supreme Court

 

Description: Job ID: 11997

Agency: Unified Judicial System, South Dakota Supreme Court

Location: Pierre

Salary: $16.24 per hour

Close Date: 05/28/2019

For more information on the Unified Judicial System, please visit http://ujs.sd.gov.

 

Position Purpose: Provides administrative assistance to the Chief of Legal Research, Staff Attorneys, and the Secretary of the Board of Bar Examiners by preparing legal documents, proofreading legal writings, preparing and maintaining files on bar applicants, maintaining an inventory of library materials, processing vouchers, performing reception work to facilitate the work of the office, and assisting patrons of the law library.

 

Duties may include:

•providing administrative support functions for legal staff;

•providing administrative support functions for the Board of Bar Examiners;

•providing administrative support functions for the Law Library;

•performing other work as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate and three (3) years of experience as a legal secretary or paralegal; or an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Successful completion of a criminal background investigation is required for employment.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• English, grammar, and punctuation;

• legal terminology and citations;

• proofreading, editing, and formatting;

• principles and practices of research library functions;

• alphabetical and numerical sequences as they apply to sorting or filing;

• computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and Westlaw.

 

Ability to:

• multi-task;

• deal with others courteously and effectively;

• communicate both orally and in writing;

• work with figures;

• copy, compare, and summarize data from a variety of sources;

• follow instructions;

• operate various pieces of office equipment.

 

Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y4s9onxh

Unified Judicial System

500 East Capitol Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501-5070

Phone: (605) 773-4867

Fax: (605) 773-8437

 

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

 

(Posted 05-14-2019)

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LEGAL SECRETARY/ ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Pierre

Riter, Rogers, Wattier & Northrup, LLP


Riter, Rogers, Wattier & Northrup, LLP, of Pierre, has an opening for a full-time legal secretary or administrative assistant. Prefers knowledge of or background in preparing legal briefs, legal correspondence and other secretarial duties along with good communication and Microsoft Office skills. Will consider someone with good secretarial background skills, willing to learn and work with legal terminology and documents. Preferred candidate must have ability to be thorough, timely and accurate with assigned tasks, communicate information in clear and concise manner orally and in writing, and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and clients.

 

Wage depends on experience and qualifications and is competitive with benefits.

 

Please send resume to: Margo Northrup at m.northrup@riterlaw.com

(Posted 05-13-2019)


Litigation Paralegal – Rapid City

Abourezk Law Firm

 

Position open for a full-time paralegal in a small law firm with only two attorneys. Prefer 3+ years of experience working in litigation. Primary duties include litigation support, communication with clients, document management, and trial preparation.

 

We offer competitive pay, a retirement plan and health benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to Alicia@Abourezk.com.

 

(Posted 04-16-2019)


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)


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)



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)