Careers

CareersFor over 80 years, our group of over 40 attorneys and an extensive support staff of paralegals and legal assistants have provided our clients with the very best in service and results. Our files encompass a wide variety of businesses, financial institutions, government entities and individual clients. With Minnesota offices in New Ulm, Minneapolis and Mankato and an office in Des Moines, Iowa, Gislason & Hunter efficiently and cost-effectively serves the needs of our clients locally, nationally and internationally.

We seek attorneys who are dedicated to being committed to our clients, and to our families and our communities. We work as "one firm" bringing together the best resources across different disciplines and offices. We embrace the challenge to be active participants in community projects and contributors to the professional associations in which we are engaged.


New Ulm Facilities Coordinator

The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day facilities management of the firm's New Ulm office. The Facilities Coordinator also is responsible for office repair and maintenance vendor coordination, office supplies, library materials, equipment, copy room operation, mail pickup and delivery, and closing files. This role requires someone who is organized, a good communicator, and flexible in a fast-paced environment.

Qualified candidates will possess the following qualifications:
  • Two years' experience in a facilities/office coordinator role doing similar tasks or 2-year post-secondary education in lieu of experience.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation for deliveries and mail. Professional demeanor when representing the firm in any capacity, including to vendors, other businesses, other employees, etc.
  • This job requires reaching, bending, climbing stairs and lifting up to 50 lb.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and organize multiple projects at once. Good time management is essential. Flexibility when priorities shift.
  • Effective communication and relationship skills when working with vendors and other firm employees.
  • Ability to anticipate upcoming firm needs while also balancing the day-to-day tasks necessary to keep the firm running smoothly.

This position is 80% time, or approximately 32 hours per week.

Gislason & Hunter LLP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.

For consideration, please send resume to:
Teresa Reiner, Assistant Office Administrator
treiner@gislason.com

Litigation Paralegal

The litigation paralegal works directly with attorneys on a variety of cases and projects. This is a busy desk, so the ideal candidate will be organized, responsible, professional and committed to helping the firm achieve the best results for our clients.

Qualified candidates will possess the following qualifications:

Minimum 2-years' experience in litigation or insurance defense
  • Minimum education: 2-year paralegal degree, 4-year paralegal degree from ABA approved program preferred
  • Strong organization and time management skills,
  • Proficient with docket procedures and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple active cases, activities, and projects
  • Ability to effectively work with diverse attorney work styles
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Word
  • Experience in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
Gislason & Hunter LLP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.

Required experience: Paralegal - 2 years

For consideration, please send resume and writing sample to:
Teresa Reiner, Assistant Office Administrator
treiner@gislason.com

Attorney - Litigation and Transactional Attorney

Gislason & Hunter LLP seeks an associate attorney to join our Southern Minnesota litigation and transactional practice groups. Qualified candidates should have two or more years' experience as well as strong academic credentials and legal research and writing skills. Practice areas include employment law, family law and general business and banking. This position provides a motivated attorney with the opportunity to take on substantial responsibility and ownership over individual client matters, while also working with a team on complex issues.

For consideration, please send your resume and law school transcript to:
Teresa Reiner, Assistant Office Administrator
treiner@gislason.com

Attorney - Estate and Probate

Gislason & Hunter LLP seeks an associate attorney to join our Southern Minnesota estate planning and probate group. Qualified candidates should have 0 to 3 years' experience, as well as strong academic credentials and legal research and writing skills. Practice areas include estate planning, probate and trust administration, and wealth transfer tax, as well as real estate and transactional work intersecting with complex estate planning, such as business entity formation. This position provides a motivated attorney with the opportunity to take on substantial responsibility and ownership over individual client matters, while also working as a team on complex planning issues for high net worth families.

For consideration, please send your resume and law school transcript to:
Teresa Reiner, Assistant Office Administrator
treiner@gislason.com