Kennedy & Graven, Chartered practices as general and special counsel to local governments
including cities, townships and school districts. Please visit kennedy-graven.com for more
information. Our main office is at 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
This position focuses on representation of school districts. The work includes a wide
variety of legal areas including data privacy, state and federal anti-discrimination laws, special
education, labor and employment law, litigation and constitutional law. Work tasks will include working with school district clients to address issues and questions that arise; conducting internal investigations; preparing responses to administrative charges and complaints; handling various hearings and proceedings (such as labor arbitration hearings or student expulsions); reviewing, revising, or drafting policies, contracts, resolutions, and other important documents; research and analysis of novel issues in a variety of topics; and a wide array of special education and litigation related tasks. Opportunities will be available to focus on or specialize in preferred topic areas, though work within the full range of services will be needed.
Experience in school/education law or closely transferrable experience required.
Experience commensurate with 5 or more years of practice strongly preferred.
Salary- Competitive based on demonstrated skills, knowledge and abilities.
Additional benefits include employer provided medical single coverage; family dental coverage; disability insurance; life insurance, and employer 401(k) contribution.
Position will remain open until filled. Questions about the position or the application
process, please contact Neil Simmons at [email protected] or 612-337-9200.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume and unofficial law school transcript to Neil Simmons,
Administrator, Kennedy and Graven, Chartered, at [email protected].
Kennedy & Graven, Chartered gives equal consideration to all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance. We encourage all candidates with the professional background identified above to apply, including candidates from diverse communities or who self-identity as diverse.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.