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We’re hiring a full-time legal assistant!

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Our Native-American and woman-owned law firm specializing in Indian law and tribal representation seeks to add a Legal Assistant to our team. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day assisting in the operations of the law firm, including carrying out administrative services in our 12-attorney office, and for providing support to the legal team. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic and exceptional problem-solving skills, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace.

Examples of Legal Assistant responsibilities:

  • Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence
  • Correspond with counsel, court, and clients
  • Format, proof read, revise, and file legal documents
  • Complete administrative duties, including answering and directing phone calls, greeting clients and vendors, and organizing files
  • Assist attorneys with firm marketing efforts
  • Attend to daily firm operations, including maintaining supplies, IT coordination, and office operations
  • Coordinate intra-office meetings, including necessary logistics
  • Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow

Recommended qualifications and skills:

  • Two-year degree or equivalent certification
  • 2+ years’ working experience as a legal assistant
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Windows 7, Dropbox, and electronic filing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include life, health, and dental insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing, paid time off, and annual-bonus eligibility. Please send your cover letter and resume to Diana Hand at [email protected] by February 23, 2018.

Hogen Adams Seeks Associate Attorney

HA Logo Vertical StackedWe’re committed to legal excellence in Indian country, and we’re growing.

Hogen Adams is based in the Twin Cities but represents Indian tribes and their business partners nationwide. We are an experienced team who handles all aspects of Indian law for tribes and their business partners, from multi-million dollar lawsuits and arbitrations to tribal financings to day-to-day tribal governance and employment issues. We have won significant cases involving the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, treaty rights, tribal sovereign immunity, and tribal tax issues. We’ve also negotiated intergovernmental agreements, major casino developments, and complex settlements.

We are looking for an associate with 1-4 years of practice experience. Applicants must have strong writing skills and must evidence a commitment to representing tribal clients. We do not require but do prefer applicants with Indian law coursework or practice experience.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, law-school transcript and legal writing sample to Jessica Intermill, [email protected] by January 1, 2016.

Jessie Stomski Seim joins Hogen Adams PLLC

St. Paul, MN., February 3, 2014 – Jessie Stomski Seim has joined Hogen Adams PLLC, a boutique Indian-law firm that serves Indian Country clients nationwide.  Ms. Stomski Seim is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and an experienced litigator.  She has been recognized by her peers as a Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star and is an active member of the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, and the Minnesota State and Federal Bar Associations.

William Szotkowksi, the Chief Executive Officer of Hogen Adams, says that the group “is excited to welcome Jessie to our practice.  Her experience and talent will serve our clients well.”

Hogen Adams offers the unique combination of deep-rooted Indian-law experience and an agile, flexible approach to representing tribes and their business partners.  For more information about Hogen Adams, visit www.hogenadams.com.

William A. Szotkowski, Vanya S. Hogen, Jessica Intermill, and Andrew Adams III found Hogen Adams Law Firm

St. Paul, MN., September 1, 2013 – William A. Szotkowski, Vanya S. Hogen, Jessica Intermill, and Andrew Adams III have founded Hogen Adams PLLC, a boutique Indian-law firm that serves Indian Country with results-driven representation. The award-winning lawyers have served as in-house general counsel to tribes, successfully litigated lawsuits worth hundreds of millions of dollars, handled multimillion-dollar casino developments and tribal financings, and negotiated intergovernmental agreements between tribal, state, federal, and local governments. Hogen Adams is 50% Indian-owned.

William Szotkowksi, the managing partner of Hogen Adams, says that the group “created Hogen Adams so that we can focus on providing dynamic, forward-thinking representation to our clients in the most effective, efficient, and collaborative manner.” The firm offers the unique combination of deep-rooted Indian-law experience and an agile, flexible approach to representing tribes and their business partners. Additional information about Hogen Adams is available at www.hogenadams.com.