Openings

Dinsmore is a growing national law firm committed to recruiting qualified, experienced attorneys who can contribute substantially to our firm's practice. We seek candidates with strong academic backgrounds and excellent communication skills. We always accept applications from attorneys who are interested in our firm.  Dinsmore is an equal opportunity employer.

Notice to search agencies: Dinsmore does not accept, and will not be bound or limited by, unsolicited submissions from search agencies for associate level positions. All requests to submit a candidate for presentation must include a blind summary of the candidate without disclosing his or her identity. Requests must be sent to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel. No requests may be sent to attorneys or other firm personnel. Additionally, without explicit prior approval, search agencies are prohibited from posting or advertising any of our firm’s positions and from summarizing or reproducing any of our firm’s advertisements.

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103 Tax Associate

Ann Arbor, MI; Atlanta, GA; Charleston, WV; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Covington, KY; Dayton, OH; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Frankfort, KY; Groton, CT; Huntington, WV; Lewisburg, WV; Lexington, KY; Los Angeles, CA; Louisville, KY; Morgantown, WV; Philadelphia, PA (Center City); Philadelphia, PA (Wayne); Pittsburgh, PA; San Diego, CA; Washington, D.C.; Wheeling, WV

Dinsmore is seeking a section 103 tax associate to join our national public finance practice. This position can be located in any of the firm’s offices in California; Colorado; Connecticut; Georgia; Illinois; Kentucky; Michigan; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C.; or West Virginia. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in municipal finance. Responsibilities include the following: drafting tax documents and forms; ensuring all tax-advantaged financings for which Dinsmore serves as counsel satisfy the federal tax requirements and conform to all federal tax restrictions; advising transactional attorneys within the firm of the federal tax requirements related to tax-advantaged financings; brainstorming solutions to tax problems; advising issuers and conduit borrowers with respect to rebate and other arbitrage compliance matters; serving as counsel to issuers and conduit borrowers during examinations of bond issues by the IRS; and serving as counsel to issuers and borrowers seeking guidance from the U.S. Treasury and the IRS.

All candidates should be licensed to practice, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or to [email protected].

103 Tax Partner

San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Groton, CT; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Covington, KY; Frankfort, KY; Louisville, KY; Lexington, KY; Detroit, MI; Ann Arbor, MI; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Huntington, WV; Charleston, WV; Lewisburg, WV; Morgantown, WV; Wheeling, WV; Philadelphia, PA (Center City); Philadelphia, PA (Wayne); Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a section 103 tax partner to join our national public finance practice. This position can be located in any of the firm’s offices in California; Colorado; Connecticut; Georgia; Illinois; Kentucky; Michigan; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C.; or West Virginia. Responsibilities include the following: drafting tax documents and forms; ensuring all tax-advantaged financings for which Dinsmore serves as counsel satisfy the federal tax requirements and conform to all federal tax restrictions; advising transactional attorneys within the firm of the federal tax requirements related to tax-advantaged financings; brainstorming solutions to tax problems; advising issuers and conduit borrowers with respect to rebate and other arbitrage compliance matters; serving as counsel to issuers and conduit borrowers during examinations of bond issues by the IRS; and serving as counsel to issuers and borrowers seeking guidance from the U.S. Treasury and the IRS.

All candidates should be licensed to practice, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or to [email protected].

Commercial Finance Associate

Columbus, OH; Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a commercial finance associate in the Columbus or Cincinnati, Ohio offices. This position requires a minimum of three years of experience with commercial finance transactions (e.g., institutional lending including life insurance company loans and agency backed loans, including FHA, USDA, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae). Experience with real estate, construction financing, tax credits, public finance transactions, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA lending, affordable housing, and general corporate and transactional work is beneficial. 

A license to practice in Ohio is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Ohio bar exam or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered. 

Please send your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, or to [email protected].

Intellectual Property Associate or Patent Agent

Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking an intellectual property associate or patent agent in Washington, D.C. This position requires a minimum of two years of patent prosecution experience and at least a B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry, or related degree. Admission to a state bar, and USPTO registration is required for the associate opening. The patent agent position requires USPTO registration. Graduate degree and/or industry experience preferred.  Experience with pharmaceutical patent prosecution is a plus. Successful candidates have strong academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills and will enjoy a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, opinion drafting, and post-grant proceedings.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Intellectual Property Transactions Associate

San Diego, CA; Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available in San Diego, CA, Cincinnati, OH and Chicago, IL, for an intellectual property transactional associate. This position calls for 3-5 years of experience with technology transactions, intellectual property (patent) and technology licensing, software agreements, collaboration agreements, joint venture agreements, and experience with intellectual property issues arising in corporate/commercial transactional contexts (e.g., mergers and acquisitions, funding/investment, etc.). Qualified candidates should also have patent prosecution or patent litigation experience in technology areas such as computer, electrical, or mechanical, and/or patent portfolio management expertise, and can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact, a diverse range of work, including structuring, drafting and negotiating technology agreements, related client counseling, and other types of patent-, technology-, and licensing-related matters. Ideal candidates will be licensed to practice in California, Ohio or Illinois (or licensed in another state and qualified to sit for the respective state bar exam) and admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Intellectual Property Associate 

Groton, CT

Dinsmore is seeking an intellectual property associate in our Groton, CT office. This position requires an attorney with a minimum of two years of experience and a molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, or related degree. Qualified candidates have patent prosecution experience, ideally licensed to practice before the USPTO, and can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and a diverse range of work, including analysis and opinion work, patent preparation and prosecution.  Industry or postdoctoral experience is preferred. Admission to a state bar is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Intellectual Property Associate

Detroit, MI

Dinsmore is seeking an intellectual property associate in our Troy, MI office. Well qualified candidates have a minimum of three years of experience of preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademarks; some experience with copyright applications; substantive experience with online investigations; DMCA takedowns and similar online enforcement actions; and experience drafting manufacturing and/or distribution agreements that have substantive IP components. Actual experience with design patent enforcement and a working knowledge of utility patents is encouraged.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (materials science/physics)

Ann Arbor, MI; Atlanta, GA; Charleston, WV; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; San Diego, CA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking an entry level intellectual property associate in any of our IP locations. This position requires a background in materials science or physics, or a degree in a closely related field. Qualified candidates should look forward to a baseline docket of patent preparation and prosecution and a practice that will include extensive involvement in risk assessment analyses and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (electrical/mechanical)

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in the offices of Cincinnati, OH, Columbus, OH, Dayton, OH, Ann Arbor, MI or Troy, MI. This position requires more than two years experience and an electrical or mechanical engineering background. Qualified candidates should have some prosecution experience and can look forward to a practice that will include extensive involvement in risk assessment analyses and opinion work, in addition to a baseline docket of patent preparation and prosecution.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (chemical engineering)

Cincinnati, OH; Dayton, OH

Dinsmore is seeking an entry level intellectual property associate in our Cincinnati or Dayton, OH offices. This position requires a chemical engineering background or a closely related field. Qualified candidates should look forward to a baseline docket of patent preparation and prosecution and a practice that will include extensive involvement in risk assessment analyses and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (chemical engineering/advanced chemistry)

Atlanta, GA; Ann Arbor, MI; Charleston, WV; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; San Diego, CA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking an intellectual property associate with over two years of patent preparation and prosecution experience in any of our IP locations. This position requires a chemical engineering background or an advanced degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Qualified candidates should look forward to a baseline docket of patent preparation and prosecution and a practice that will include extensive involvement in risk assessment analyses and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (electrical/chemical/mechanical)

Cleveland, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate need for a patent associate in our Cleveland, OH office. This position requires more than two years of experience and an electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or chemical engineering background. Qualified candidates should have prosecution experience and can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and a diverse range of work, including analysis and opinion work, patent preparation and prosecution.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (advanced chemistry)

Cincinnati, OH; Dayton, OH

Dinsmore is seeking an entry level intellectual property associate in our Cincinnati or Dayton, OH offices. This position requires an advanced degree in chemistry or a closely related field. Qualified candidates should look forward to a baseline docket of patent preparation and prosecution and a practice that will include extensive involvement in risk assessment analyses and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Trademark Associate

San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a trademark and copyright associate in San Diego, CA or Los Angeles, CA. Qualified candidates will have four to eight years of experience in trademarks and copyrights clearance, prosecution and transactional work, with trademark and copyright litigation experience a bonus. A technical background is not required. IP litigation experience will be considered.

All candidates should be licensed to practice in California, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Labor & Employment Associate

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity for a labor & employment associate in our Louisville, KY office. Candidates must have 2-4 years of experience. Responsibilities include litigation defense, advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, and working on FMLA, ADA, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and violation of wage law matters. Experience taking depositions, arguing motions, and preparing cases for trial is preferred. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Kentucky bar exam or eligible for admission in Kentucky will be considered.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, or to [email protected]

Labor & Employment Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a labor and employment associate in the Columbus, Ohio office.  Qualified candidates must have 2-5 years of labor and employment experience. Responsibilities include litigation defense; defending charges of discrimination before state and federal administrative agencies and advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws; and working on FMLA, ADA, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and violation of wage law matters.  Experience taking depositions, arguing motions, and preparing cases for trial is preferred; prior Human Resource experience is beneficial.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.  A license to practice in Ohio and familiarity with the Ohio court system is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in our Cincinnati office.  This position will be in our Commercial Litigation practice group working primarily in the consumer finance area. Candidates must have 3-6 years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. A license to practice in Ohio and familiarity with the Ohio court system is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the Columbus, Ohio office.  Candidates must have 3-6 years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial.

All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.  A license to practice in Ohio and familiarity with the Ohio court system is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Huntington, WV

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our Huntington, West Virginia office. A minimum of 2 years of litigation experience is preferred, including experience managing discovery, assisting in the taking of depositions, and candidate must be well-versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions. A license to practice in West Virginia is required. All candidates should anticipate working on fast-paced, complex litigation, have strong academic credentials, and possess superior analytical and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Business Intake Clerk

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a national law firm with over 650 attorneys in 23 cities, currently has an excellent opportunity for a Business Intake/Conflicts Clerk in our Cincinnati, Ohio office.
 

This individual is responsible for performing conflict of interest searches and preparing meaningful reports based on search results.

Responsibilities

  • Obtains and validates the requirements for the conflicts searches with the attorney requesting the search, covering issues such as new client co-parties, adverse parties, and subsidiaries or affiliated entities
  • Runs timely, accurate conflict searches for preliminary checks on potential matters for new business/intake, new clients and lateral hires
  • Conducts additional research as needed using a variety of electronic databases, the Internet, and print sources
  • Scans related Conflicts and Client Intake documents into CMS as needed
  • Maintains outside storage document
  • Understands the importance of time sensitive compliance with the ABA mandates on ethics and hedging risks regarding conflicts of interest.
  • Upholds the Firm's ethical standards
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
  • Follows all Firm established accounting procedures and policies
  • Medical data entry experience is proven helpful in this role but is not required

Billing Clerk

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl is seeking a billing clerk for our Cincinnati location. This position will be responsible for the daily billing functions, including time and cost transfers, write-downs, computer bills, special bills, void/rebills, and attorney inquiries.

Responsibilites

  • Coordinates all aspects of billing for assigned attorneys and clients in accordance with firm policies and procedures
  • Coordinates all aspects of electronic billing through client electronic billing sites and E-billing Hub as required by clients
  • Reviews, edits, and processes pre-bills
  • Reviews pre-bills to ensure accurate application of retainers, on account expenses, account fees, unapplied, and trust funds
  • Perform various reconciliation and monitoring adjustments to ensure final invoice to client is accurate.  Includes write offs, rate overrides, etc.
  • Communicates with billing attorneys and/or secretaries regarding billing matters
  • Prepares final invoices for transmittal to clients
  • Prints computer bills and provides secretaries with PDF copy
  • Maintains and disseminates information on special client time reporting and billing requirements as needed
  • Manages high volume of emails and calls pertaining to legal billing
  • Provides first level of billing system technical support to firm attorneys and support staff
  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of billing changes for audit trail.  Scans related documents into CMS as needed
  • Prepares ad hoc billing reports upon request from billing attorney
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Immigration Paralegal

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an opportunity for an immigration paralegal with at least three years of experience to join the business immigration practice in our Columbus, OH office.

We seek a candidate with either a paralegal certificate or a Bachelor's degree in any field, as well as experience in a position involving analytical writing, and organizational skills. Successful candidates will have a desire to undertake responsibility, be detail oriented, possess strong organizational and communication abilities, accurate writing style, and the ability to work efficiently under sometimes tight deadlines.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Paralegal certificate or Bachelor's degree in any field, with a minimum of three years of business immigration experience
  • Experience preparing a full range of business immigration petitions and applications for corporate clients, including H, L, TN, O, J, E, PERM, AOS, National Interest Waiver, EB-1, etc.
  • Team player with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated with superior analytical and organizational ability
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven writing ability with strong attention to detail
  • Law Logix experience a plus

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and salary requirements to [email protected].

Immigration Paralegal

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 27 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms, and local communities, we strive to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other both personally and professionally.

Dinsmore has an opening for two immigration paralegals to assist with business and health care immigration in its Cincinnati office. We seek a candidate preferably with either a paralegal certificate or a bachelor's degree in any field, as well as experience in a position involving analytical, writing, and organizational skills. Successful candidates will have a desire to undertake responsibility, be a detail-oriented team player, have strong organizational and written skills, have the ability to work quickly and efficiently under sometimes tight deadlines, and display a desire to collaboratively help others through the complex immigration process. Prior business immigration or health care immigration experience is a plus.

Requirements

  • Paralegal certificate or bachelor's degree in any field
  • Health care immigration a plus
  • Experience preparing business immigration petitions and applications for corporate clients a plus
  • Team player with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated with superior analytical and organizational ability
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven writing ability with strong attention to detail
  • Law Logix experience a plus

Litigation Paralegal

Boston, MA

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 27 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms, and local communities, Dinsmore strives to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other - both personally and professionally.

Dinsmore has an opportunity for an experienced litigation paralegal in our Boston, Massachusetts office.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct case research
  • Draft pleadings
  • Draft discovery
  • Schedule, review, and write summaries of depositions
  • Review and summarize medical and other records
  • Draft subpoenas
  • Manage case documents
  • eFiling
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources

Qualifications

  • Must have a college degree, paralegal certificate, or relevant work experience
  • At least three years of performing high-level litigation tasks
  • Highly skilled and proactive
  • Expert in assisting attorneys through all phases of litigation
  • Perform high-quality billable work
  • Ability to effectively organize, plan, and prioritize work
  • Must be dependable and hardworking team player
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence and professionalism
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and confidentiality
  • Strong technical and database skills
  • Knowledge and experience with discovery and subpoenas
  • Document management experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal court rules, as well as working knowledge of eFiling

Litigation Paralegal

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore has an opportunity for an experienced litigation paralegal with at least three years of experience in our Louisville, KY office.

The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in the areas of product liability, general tort, insurance defense, and premises liability.   Candidates must have experience reviewing and summarizing medical and other related records, summarizing depositions, as well as strong document management experience.  Strong knowledge and experience with drafting discovery and subpoenas a must.  Candidates should also possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, have strong technical and database skills and possess pre-trial and trial experience.

Requirements:

  • Highly skilled and proactive litigation paralegal
  • Perform high-quality billable work and expertise in assisting attorneys through all phases of litigation
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and confidentiality
  • Successful candidate will possess strong technical and database skills
  • All candidates must have knowledge and experience with discovery and subpoenas
  • Document management experience
  • Must possess knowledge of state and Federal court rules, as well as working knowledge of eFiling
  • College degree, ABA-approved paralegal certificate or equivalent
  • 3+ years of litigation paralegal experience

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and salary requirements to [email protected].

Litigation Paralegal

Columbus, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 25 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms, and local communities, Dinsmore strives to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other - both personally and professionally. 

Dinsmore has an opening for a litigation paralegal in its Columbus, Ohio office. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in the areas of product liability, general tort, insurance defense, and premises liability. Health care litigation experience is a plus. Candidates must have experience reviewing and summarizing medical and other related records and summarizing depositions, as well as strong document management experience.  Strong knowledge and experience with drafting discovery and subpoenas is a must. Candidates should also possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, have strong technical and database skills, and possess pre-trial and trial experience.

Requirements

  • Highly skilled and proactive litigation paralegal
  • Perform high-quality billable work and expertise in assisting attorneys through all phases of litigation
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and confidentiality
  • Successful candidate will possess strong technical and database skills
  • Knowledge and experience with discovery and subpoenas
  • Document management experience
  • Knowledge of state and federal court rules, as well as working knowledge of eFiling
  • College degree, ABA-approved paralegal certificate, or experience equivalent
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience

Legal Secretary

Chicago, IL

The Chicago office of national law firm Dinsmore & Shohl has an immediate opening for an experienced and professional intellectual property legal secretary who will support multiple attorneys primarily in connection with all phases of trademark. Position responsibilities and duties include client management; billing; formatting, proofreading and editing of contracts and other transaction-related documents; docket management; travel arrangements; time entry; and other legal support functions. We seek candidates who are self-directed, highly motivated, and have advanced computer skills.

Requirements

  • Solid work history, including 3-5 years supporting attorneys in trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution, and transactional work
  • Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals and effectively report to several professionals
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent word processing skills and intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software, including attorney timekeeping software and electronic document management systems
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to type 65 WPM

Legal Secretary

Denver, CO

The Denver office of Dinsmore has an immediate opening for an experienced legal secretary who will support multiple attorneys primarily in connection with civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial disputes.The position’s responsibilities include filings, client management, billing, time entry, formatting and proofreading documents, travel arrangements, and other legal secretary functions. We seek candidates who are highly motivated, self-directed, and have advanced computer skills.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years of litigation support
  • Candidates possessing experience with legal research, litigation management, and/or basic paralegal-type work will be strongly considered
  • Recent experience docketing and calendaring litigation deadlines
  • Strong filing/e-filing experience in state and federal courts
  • Ideal candidate will have working knowledge and understanding of state and federal court rules and procedures
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, editing and filing pleadings with state and federal courts, scheduling depositions, file maintenance, travel arrangements, expense reports, time entry, review and editing of prebills, and maintaining attorney calendars
  • Must have intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to type 65 WPM

Legal Secretary

Pittsburgh, PA

Dinsmore & Shohl has an excellent opportunity for an experienced transactional legal secretary in our Pittsburgh, PA office.  This role supports multiple attorneys in the Public Finance practice group.  The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience working as a secretary or paralegal.

This position will include traditional secretarial responsibilities, including preparation of detailed agreements; electronic filings; client management; billing; time entry; formatting, proofreading and editing of documents; travel arrangements; and other legal assistant functions. We seek candidates who are self-directed, high energy, and have advanced computer skills.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain positive contact and communications with clients, attorneys, and staff in dynamic large law firm environment
  • Prepare and process documents including electronic filings
  • Maintain schedules and calendars for multiple attorneys and transactions, track critical dates
  • Open new matters
  • Record real estate documents
  • Maintain accurate and current information in case management system/iManage
  • Meet client deadlines and adapt to industry changes
  • Ensure timely delivery of outgoing mail, messenger deliveries, overnight deliveries, etc.
  • Ensure timely, courteous, and thorough responses to a heavy volume of email correspondence
  • Proofread legal documents as required
  • Provide support to attorneys in a high volume, time sensitive atmosphere
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed

Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal secretary experience
  • Solid understanding of the legal process surrounding commercial transactions
  • Excellent computer/technical skills and effective communication skills a must
  • Ability to type 65 wpm
  • Attention to detail with superior proofreading skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Highly motivated professional who is enthusiastic about learning the Public Finance practice area
  • Concrete understanding of partner level communication styles, expectations, turnaround demands, and sense of urgency
  • Learns quickly, aptitude for detail oriented projects, and eager to grow with this practice group

Legal Secretary

Boston, MA

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 27 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms, and local communities, Dinsmore strives to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other - both personally and professionally.

We have an opening for an experienced, poised, and professional litigation secretary who will support multiple attorneys with complex commercial litigation, torts, and product liability matters. This position is in our Boston, MA office.

This secretarial position includes traditional legal secretarial responsibilities, including filings; client management; billing; time entry; formatting, proofreading and editing documents; travel arrangements; and other legal assistant functions. The position also includes responsibilities and tasks as needed as this as this new Dinsmore location gets up and running. We seek candidates who are self-directed, high energy, and have advanced computer skills.

Responsibilities

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with litigation support
  • Strong experience calendaring litigation deadlines
  • Working knowledge and understanding of state and federal court rules and procedures
  • Filing/e-filing experience in state and federal courts, ECF, and Pacer
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, editing and filing pleadings with state and federal courts, scheduling depositions, file maintenance, travel arrangements, expense reports, time entry, review and editing of prebills, and maintaining attorney calendars

Qualifications

  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Must have experience and proficiency using MS Office Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to type 65 WPM

Legal Secretary

Washington, D.C.

The Washington D.C. office of national law firm Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary who will support multiple corporate attorneys. Duties will include file and client management, formatting, proofreading and editing of documents, time entry, expense reimbursements, travel arrangements and other administrative support. We seek candidates that are self-directed, high energy, and have advanced computer skills.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 recent years providing legal administrative support, and effectively reporting to multiple attorneys.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff including attorneys, paralegals and docket clerks.
  • Intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software.
  • Experience with E-filing (federal and state)
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems.
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, with a keen ability to multi-task.
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker.
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to type 65 WPM.
  • Exposure to the following practice areas are beneficial: Litigation, Corporate, Immigration or Intellectual Property

Legal Secretary

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore has an opportunity for an experienced transactional legal secretary in our Louisville, KY office.  The ideal candidate will have five years of experience working as a secretary or paralegal.

This position will include traditional secretarial responsibilities, including preparation of detailed agreements; electronic filings; client management; billing; time entry; formatting, proofreading and editing documents; travel arrangements; and other legal assistant functions. We seek candidates who are self-directed, high energy, and have advanced computer skills. Experience with bond deals, large transactions, and preparation and coordination of closing documents/packages is a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain positive contact & communications with clients, attorneys, and staff in dynamic large law firm environment
  • Prepare and process documents, including electronic filings
  • Maintain schedules and calendars for multiple attorneys and transactions, tracking of critical dates
  • Open new matters
  • Draft transaction documents and incorporating revisions provided by attorneys and other transaction participants
  • Submit, track, and collect legal advertisements
  • Organize and manage transaction documents, including signature packages and closing transcripts
  • Record real estate documents
  • Maintain accurate and current information in case management system/iManage
  • Meet client deadlines and adapt to industry changes
  • Ensure timely delivery of outgoing mail, messenger deliveries, overnight deliveries, etc.
  • Ensure timely, courteous, and thorough responses to a heavy volume of email correspondence
  • Proofread legal documents as required
  • Provide support to attorneys in a high volume, time sensitive atmosphere
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal secretary experience
  • Solid understanding of the legal process surrounding commercial transactions (real estate or corporate law preferred)
  • Excellent computer/technical skills and effective communication skills a must
  • Ability to type 65 wpm
  • Attention to detail with superior proofreading skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to multitask and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Highly motivated professional who is enthusiastic about learning a new practice area
  • Concrete understanding of partner level communication styles, expectations, turnaround demands, and sense of urgency
  • Learn quickly, aptitude for detail oriented projects, and eager to grow with this practice group

Legal Secretary

Detroit, MI

Dinsmore has an opening for a legal secretary in our Troy, MI office. This secretary will support multiple attorneys in the intellectual property practice group.  Preferred candidates will have experience working with intellectual property attorneys as well as other practice groups.

This position includes traditional legal secretarial responsibilities, such as reviewing and communicating docket to attorneys and paralegals, creating new files, maintaining calendars, and general administrative duties. 

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and organizing files, reviewing docket for deadlines.
  • Prioritizing workload to meet foreign filing deadlines and due dates.
  • Preparing and reviewing appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients and associates regarding new applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc.
  • Assist in filing of U.S. and PCT patent applications, both electronically and paper (including preparation and review of necessary filing documents)
  • Track chain of title in U.S. patents and ability to perfect same
  • Communication with the USPTO and relevant knowledge regarding the USPTO databases

Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal secretary experience
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent technical and communication skills
  • Ability to type 65 wpm
  • Attention to detail with top notch proofreading skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Highly motivated professional, who is enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with multiple attorneys in a fast-paced practice group

    Real Estate Title Insurance & Escrow Administrator

    Cincinnati, OH

    Dinsmore has an immediate opening for a real estate title insurance and escrow administrator in our Cincinnati, OH office. To work with title examiners, underwriters, surveyors, attorneys, lenders, loan officers, and real estate agents to acquire, analyze, and organize all necessary documents needed to process title insurance documents and commercial closing transactions. Candidates will have the ability to balance a demanding workload while providing excellent customer service.

    Responsibilities

    • Open new files and order title examinations, surveys, and other documents
    • Prepare title commitments, title reports, proformas, title policies, and construction loan endorsements
    • Timely and accurately prepare title company closing documents, including closing statements
    • Coordinate and conduct closings
    • Disburse escrow funds via checks or wires as required
    • Electronically record real estate documents with county recorders
    • Respond to inquiries from all persons involved in a real estate transaction in a timely and professional manner
    • Work to build strong relationships with attorneys, lenders, examiners, and realtors

    Requirements

    • Understanding of the title insurance industry
    • Understanding of real estate documents and recordings
    • Knowledgeable in real estate regulations and guidelines and document preparation
    • Ability to handle complex calculations in preparing closing statements
    • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication and customer services skills
    • High school diploma, secondary education a plus
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in title insurance and loan processing, which includes experience in preparing title insurance commitments and closing statements
    • Computer skills/industry software, such as SoftPro or RamQuest

    HR Generalist

    Cincinnati, OH

    Dinsmore has an opening for an experienced, poised, and professional HR generalist who will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of human resources, including recruitment, HRIS management, internal HR event planning, and general HR duties.  All candidates must be well versed in issues related to human resources and recruiting.

    This position will be in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

    Responsibilities

    • Manages the non-attorney hiring process by posting job requisitions, scheduling and conducting interviews, checking references, sending offer letters, and background checks
    • Participates in the onboarding process by conducting weekly new hire orientations to review all necessary paperwork and ensure all firm policies are understood
    • Maintains personnel files to ensure confidentiality and compliance with all legal regulations and firm policies
    • Communicates all personnel changes to firm management
    • Maintains and monitors HR records using the HRIS system, Ceredian Dayforce, and other databases
    • Supports the Payroll team by maintaining timesheet errors and time off requests for Cincinnati employees
    • Assists CHRO, HR manager, and regional office administrators with the firm wide employee evaluation process
    • Coordinates community services events and various employee appreciation events
    • Supports HR manager, benefits manager, and CHRO as needed

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent related experience
    • At least three years of Human Resources experience – recruiting experience a must
    • Advanced excel and analytical skills
    • Proven track record of strong interpersonal/customer service, presentation skills, and excellent verbal and written communication
    • Experience in a professional services firm is preferred

    Office Services Clerk

    Columbus, OH

    At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 26 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms and local communities, Dinsmore strives to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other both personally and professionally.

    Dinsmore & Shohl LLP currently has an excellent opportunity for an Office Services Clerk to join our Columbus, Ohio office.  The ideal candidate will receive on-the-job training to work in a busy document production office handling, but not limited to, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and audio video equipment.

    You will perform a variety of clerical duties including:

    • Assist the document production center with copying, scanning, and faxing
    • Assist with collection, sorting and delivery of daily mail, overnight packages, faxes, and other items, as needed
    • Assist with conference room set-ups, including audio visual, refreshments and clean up.
    • Assist with office inventory and supplies
    • Assist with reception desk coverage
    • Assist with kitchen care, including loading/unloading dishwasher, keeping counters and cabinets clean and stocked, etc.
    • Performs general office duties

    Requirements

    • Candidates must exhibit excellent customer service, possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
    • Punctuality and dependability is a must.
    • Candidates must exhibit professionalism
    • 1-2 years of experience working in an office environment is preferred
    • High School Diploma is required; Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

    Office Services Clerk

    Cincinnati, OH

    At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 27 cities nationwide. Regularly recognized for our successes in courtrooms, boardrooms, and local communities, Dinsmore strives to be a dynamic workplace where individuals challenge themselves – and each other - both personally and professionally.

    Dinsmore has an opportunity for an office services clerk in our Cincinnati office.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with collection, sorting, and delivery of daily mail
    • Coordinate and assist with local delivery (downtown area) of documents and packages on a daily scheduled basis
    • Handle all emergency deliveries
    • Assist with document production, serve as a backup in firm copy center
    • Assist with conference room set-up ensuring rooms are cleaned and properly stocked   
    • Perform general office duties

    Requirements

    • Possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
    • Valid driver’s license and daily access to a personal vehicle
    • 1-2 years of experience working in an office environment
    • Exhibit professionalism
    • High school diploma is required; associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is preferred