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Smith Jadin Johnson empowers attorneys and staff to become the best versions of themselves. We value self-starters, creative and independent thinkers, problem solvers, and collegiality. Everyone on our team has a voice, and everyone’s voice matters. We stress the importance of work-life balance, and practice what we preach.

If this sounds appealing to you, we would encourage you to apply to join us!

Real Estate: 2+ years (Preferred)
Minnesota Bar License (Required)

Smith Jadin Johnson is currently seeking an exceptional attorney, ideally with real estate experience to join its CIC-practice group. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in Minnesota, have real estate experience, excellent academic credentials, and strong writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Trial experience is a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with community associations and multi-unit housing is a plus for any prospective candidate.

The right candidate will be a team player and desire to work in a collaborative environment where we do not just argue about the law, but we actually help shape and make it. We are looking for someone responsive, professional, and dedicated to being an excellent team player and culture contributor.

Candidates are expected to have a degree from an ABA accredited law school, a sterling resume, references, strong research and writing skills, litigation experience (i.e., discovery, motion practice, and/or trial experience), and must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently and as part of a team. This opportunity is ideal for a person ready to take their career to the next level with a highly reputable and multi-state firm.

While we work hard, we always remember to have some fun along the way. Our employees enjoy a robust benefits package, professional development and support, flexibility to work from home, rewards for performance and dedication, and a culture that respects and encourages work-life balance.

Integrity, Honesty, and Tenacity. Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with other attorneys and paralegals, both within and outside of the core real estate practice group, on a variety of real estate matters and projects, including:

  • Independently work with homeowner associations’ Boards of Directors on issues ranging from covenant enforcement to collections.
  •  Regularly handle meetings with homeowner associations’ members and Boards of Directors.
  • Communicate with clients and provide strategy, counsel, and updates
  • Research and draft opinion letters on various issues concerning common-interest-communities.
  • Help interpret and negotiate contracts on behalf of common-interest-communities.
  • Review, analyze, and possibly negotiate easements and other real property related contracts.
  • Autonomy to manage your own caseload under the supervision of either a senior attorney or partner.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Excellent writing, critical thinking, and time management skills required
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, while maintaining a supportive, positive, and team-oriented attitude
  •  Must uphold the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be eligible to become licensed

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Real Estate: 2+ years (Preferred)
Colorado Bar License (Required)

Smith Jadin Johnson is currently seeking an exceptional attorney, ideally with real estate experience to join its CIC-practice group. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in Colorado, have real estate experience, excellent academic credentials, and strong writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Trial experience is a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with community associations and multi-unit housing is a plus for any prospective candidate.

The right candidate will be a team player and desire to work in a collaborative environment where we do not just argue about the law, but we actually help shape and make it. We are looking for someone responsive, professional, and dedicated to being an excellent team player and culture contributor.

Candidates are expected to have a degree from an ABA accredited law school, a sterling resume, references, strong research and writing skills, litigation experience (i.e., discovery, motion practice, and/or trial experience), and must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently and as part of a team. This opportunity is ideal for a person ready to take their career to the next level with a highly reputable and multi-state firm.

While we work hard, we always remember to have some fun along the way. Our employees enjoy a robust benefits package, professional development and support, flexibility to work from home, rewards for performance and dedication, and a culture that respects and encourages work-life balance.

Integrity, Honesty, and Tenacity. Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with other attorneys and paralegals, both within and outside of the core real estate practice group, on a variety of real estate matters and projects, including:

  • Independently work with homeowner associations’ Boards of Directors on issues ranging from covenant enforcement to collections.
  •  Regularly handle meetings with homeowner associations’ members and Boards of Directors.
  • Communicate with clients and provide strategy, counsel, and updates
  • Research and draft opinion letters on various issues concerning common-interest-communities.
  • Help interpret and negotiate contracts on behalf of common-interest-communities.
  • Review, analyze, and possibly negotiate easements and other real property related contracts.
  • Autonomy to manage your own caseload under the supervision of either a senior attorney or partner.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Excellent writing, critical thinking, and time management skills required
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, while maintaining a supportive, positive, and team-oriented attitude
  •  Must uphold the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or be eligible to become licensed

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Smith Jadin Johnson is currently seeking an exceptional attorney with litigation experience. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in Minnesota, have two years or more of litigation experience, excellent academic credentials, and strong writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have experience in state and federal courts and experience preparing for, assisting with, and handling hearings and depositions. Trial experience is a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates with property and liability insurance coverage, claims, and litigation experience, including policy interpretation and analysis, claim presentation, and insurance appraisal. Experience working with community associations and multi-unit housing is a plus for any prospective candidate.

The right candidate will be a team player and desire to work in a collaborative environment where we don’t just argue about the law, but we actually help shape and make it. We are looking for someone responsive, professional, and dedicated to being an excellent litigator and culture contributor.

Candidates are expected to have a degree from an ABA accredited law school, a sterling resume, references, strong research and writing skills, litigation experience (i.e., discovery, motion practice, and/or trial experience), and must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently and as part of a team. This opportunity is ideal for a person ready to take their career to the next level with a highly reputable and multi-state firm.

While we work hard, we always remember to have some fun along the way. Our employees enjoy a robust benefits package, professional development and support, flexibility to work from home, rewards for performance and dedication, and a culture that respects and encourages work-life balance.

Integrity, Honesty, and Tenacity. Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with other attorneys and paralegals, both within and outside of the core litigation practice group, on a variety of litigation matters and projects, including:

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end, staying on top of deadlines with a large number of active matters
  • Regularly handle court appearances, mediations, and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide litigation strategy, counsel, and updates
  • Research for, draft, and oversee filing of pleadings and motion papers
  • Manage discovery process, including taking and defending depositions
  • Motion practice, including experience researching and drafting legal briefs, working on and arguing various law and motion matters in court, as well as trial preparation and trial appearance
  • Conduct regular meetings with litigation practice group regarding active matters, including case updates, litigation strategy and next steps
  • Autonomy to manage your own caseload under the supervision of either a senior attorney or partner.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • 2-5 years of civil litigation experience, with significant experience in the areas described in the “duties and responsibilities” section above
  • Excellent writing, critical thinking, and time management skills required
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, while maintaining a supportive, positive, and team-oriented attitude
  • Must uphold the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be eligible to become licensed

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Smith Jadin Johnson is currently seeking an exceptional attorney with litigation experience. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice law in Colorado, have two years or more of litigation experience, excellent academic credentials, and strong writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have experience in state and federal courts and experience preparing for, assisting with, and handling hearings and depositions. Trial experience is a plus.

Preference will be given to candidates with property and liability insurance coverage, claims, and litigation experience, including policy interpretation and analysis, claim presentation, and insurance appraisal. Experience working with community associations and multi-unit housing is a plus for any prospective candidate.

The right candidate will be a team player and desire to work in a collaborative environment where we don’t just argue about the law, but we actually help shape and make it. We are looking for someone responsive, professional, and dedicated to being an excellent litigator and culture contributor.

Candidates are expected to have a degree from an ABA accredited law school, a sterling resume, references, strong research and writing skills, litigation experience (i.e., discovery, motion practice, and/or trial experience), and must be motivated, reliable and able to work independently and as part of a team. This opportunity is ideal for a person ready to take their career to the next level with a highly reputable and multi-state firm.

While we work hard, we always remember to have some fun along the way. Our employees enjoy a robust benefits package, professional development and support, flexibility to work from home, rewards for performance and dedication, and a culture that respects and encourages work-life balance.

Integrity, Honesty, and Tenacity. Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work closely with other attorneys and paralegals, both within and outside of the core litigation practice group, on a variety of litigation matters and projects, including:

  • Independently manage a litigation caseload, working cases from beginning to end, staying on top of deadlines with a large number of active matters
  • Regularly handle court appearances, mediations, and depositions
  • Communicate with clients and provide litigation strategy, counsel, and updates
  • Research for, draft, and oversee filing of pleadings and motion papers
  • Manage discovery process, including taking and defending depositions
  • Motion practice, including experience researching and drafting legal briefs, working on and arguing various law and motion matters in court, as well as trial preparation and trial appearance
  • Conduct regular meetings with litigation practice group regarding active matters, including case updates, litigation strategy and next steps
  • Autonomy to manage your own caseload under the supervision of either a senior attorney or partner.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • 2-5 years of civil litigation experience, with significant experience in the areas described in the “duties and responsibilities” section above
  • Excellent writing, critical thinking, and time management skills required
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, while maintaining a supportive, positive, and team-oriented attitude
  • Must uphold the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Colorado or be eligible to become licensed

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Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC is a seeking a full-time Legal Secretary/Assistant to join our Denver, CO office. This position willsupport 2-3 attorneys in the firm’s Litigation practice group. The position involves supporting the Firm’s community association attorneys on a diverse range of litigation and non-litigation matters.

The successful candidate will have a paralegal degree or legal secretary certificate from an accredited institution, at least 2 years of experience as a Paralegal or Legal Secretary, and experience in the following areas:

  • Prioritize tasks/deadlines for multiple cases
  • Legal terminology
  • Document preparation, including, but not limited to, properly formatted pleadings, motions, briefs, correspondence, memos, outlines, and summaries
  • Transcribe from oral dictation and written drafts
  • Trial preparation
  • Familiar with Colorado and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficient in E-Filing requirements for state, federal, and appellate procedures
  • Docket and calendar, using electronic database; Clio is a plus
  • Stable current work history
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Additionally, we expect all candidates to have the customary qualifications, including:

  • Excellent attention to detail, proofreading skills, and grammar;
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office software suite and .pdf creation and editing software;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; and
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team.

Benefits

  • 100% Firm paid health insurance
  • 100% Firm paid dental insurance
  • Firm paid life insurance
  • Firm paid covered parking
  • Unlimited Paid time off
  • 401k with Firm contribution

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Smith Jadin Johnson understands that your career is about choices and opportunity. Why bring your talents to Smith Jadin Johnson? Opportunity. Smith Jadin Johnson will support you in growing your business and supplementing our growth while adding complementary practice areas. At Smith Jadin Johnson, there is no ceiling on the career you can build.

We are a client focused firm that is values collaboration, mutual respect among colleagues, and client centered service. If you have a record of excellence and are looking for a more supportive environment when you can grow your practice, we want to talk to you. If you are looking for a supportive environment with unlimited growth potential, contact us today.

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