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.  

The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunities in all employment positions, regardless of age (as defined in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), disability, sex, national origin, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or veteran status.

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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Real Estate Associates

Indianapolis, IN; Louisville, KY; Lexington, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for an Associate in the Real Estate Development Practice Group in Indianapolis, Indiana; Louisville, KY; and Lexington, KY. Ideally, candidates must have a minimum of three years of law firm experience, with a minimum of three years of real estate transactional experience, including acquisitions, dispositions and commercial leasing, reviewing construction contracts, development, zoning, and loan documents, and reviewing property diligence (including resolving title and survey concerns). Candidates with less experience will be considered.  Familiarity with public/private partnership agreements for urban redevelopment sites is preferred.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in Indiana or Kentucky is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the bar exam or eligible for admission in Indiana or Kentucky will be considered. Qualified candidates can look forward to an entrepreneurial, collegial work atmosphere and a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex transactions for regional and national clients of all sizes.

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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Commercial Finance Associates

Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Pittsburgh, PA

Dinsmore, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for Associates in the Commercial Finance and Banking Practice Group in Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Lexington and Louisville, KY; Ann Arbor and Troy, MI; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton, OH; and Pittsburgh, PA. The position requires a minimum of three years of transactional experience with commercial finance transactions. Experience with senior housing, medical facilities, construction financing, tax credits, public finance transactions, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA lending, affordable housing, and general corporate and transactional work is beneficial.

Additionally, we are also accepting resumes from recent graduates interested in an Associate position in Indianapolis, IN.  The new Associate would be assigned to the Commercial Finance and Banking Practice Group and ideally have one to two years of experience, however entry-level candidates will be considered for this opportunity in Indianapolis. Responsibilities include general commercial real estate finance work such as document drafting and negotiation, title and survey analysis, loan closings and advising clients in other general commercial real estate-related and HUD lending matters. Transactional work and general familiarity with basic real estate concepts would be a plus.

A license to practice in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, or Pennsylvania is required. Out-of-state candidates who are either willing to sit for the bar exam or are eligible for admission in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, or Pennsylvania will be considered. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. Qualified candidates can look forward to an entrepreneurial, collegial work atmosphere and a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex transactions for regional and national clients of all sizes.

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].

IP Trademark and Copyright Partner

Los Angeles, CA

Our growing Los Angeles office is looking to add to its ranks through the acquisition of new partners and/or groups.

Serving our clients since 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl is a national AmLaw 200 firm offering a comprehensive menu of legal services and diverse client base. Our methodical, precise growth over the last decade has enabled us to remain strong and continue our expansion into new markets.

We are currently searching for partner level attorneys and/or groups who possess a combination of experience and dedication to join us in our Los Angeles office for the follow practice areas:

  • Labor/Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • IP Trademark and Copyright
  • Corporate

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Peter Mastan by email to [email protected].

Corporate Partner

Los Angeles, CA

Our growing Los Angeles office is looking to add to its ranks through the acquisition of new partners and/or groups.

Serving our clients since 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl is a national AmLaw 200 firm offering a comprehensive menu of legal services and diverse client base. Our methodical, precise growth over the last decade has enabled us to remain strong and continue our expansion into new markets.

We are currently searching for partner level attorneys and/or groups who possess a combination of experience and dedication to join us in our Los Angeles office for the follow practice areas:

  • Labor/Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • IP Trademark and Copyright
  • Corporate

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Peter Mastan by email to [email protected]

Commercial Litigation Partner

Los Angeles, CA

Our growing Los Angeles office is looking to add to its ranks through the acquisition of new partners and/or groups.

Serving our clients since 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl is a national AmLaw 200 firm offering a comprehensive menu of legal services and diverse client base. Our methodical, precise growth over the last decade has enabled us to remain strong and continue our expansion into new markets.

We are currently searching for partner level attorneys and/or groups who possess a combination of experience and dedication to join us in our Los Angeles office for the follow practice areas:

  • Labor/Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • IP Trademark and Copyright
  • Corporate

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Peter Mastan by email to [email protected].

Labor & Employment Litigation Partner

Los Angeles, CA

Our growing Los Angeles office is looking to add to its ranks through the acquisition of new partners and/or groups.

Serving our clients since 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl is a national AmLaw 200 firm offering a comprehensive menu of legal services and diverse client base. Our methodical, precise growth over the last decade has enabled us to remain strong and continue our expansion into new markets.

We are currently searching for partner level attorneys and/or groups who possess a combination of experience and dedication to join us in our Los Angeles office for the follow practice areas:

  • Labor/Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • IP Trademark and Copyright
  • Corporate

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Peter Mastan by email to [email protected].

Estate Planning Associate

Dayton, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for an associate in our Tax, Benefits and Wealth Planning group in the Dayton, Ohio office.  Applicants must have a minimum of two years of experience with counseling clients and assisting in estate planning and trust and estate administration. A background in contract drafting, business succession planning, sophisticated wealth transfer planning and/or federal income tax planning would be a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include sophisticated estate and wealth planning, business succession planning, fiduciary representation, and estate and trust administration, with significant client contact and a career opportunity to advance and succeed to a sophisticated estate and wealth planning practice.

All candidates should be licensed to practice in Ohio or eligible to waive in, have law firm experience, a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send 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, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Public Finance Associate

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a public finance associate in the Cincinnati, Ohio office. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in public, municipal, or commercial finance. Responsibilities include serving as bond counsel, representing lenders, borrowers, and underwriters in a wide range of financial transactions, managing all levels of transactions through to closing, developing best practices, and utilizing all available resources to resolve legal issues and counsel clients. If you have strong general tax, corporate, or transactional experience and are interested in transitioning to public finance, we also encourage you to apply.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, be detail oriented, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates licensed to practice in Ohio, however, out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Ohio bar or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered.

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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Trademark/Copyright Litigation Associate

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a Trademark/Copyright Litigation Associate in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; and Los Angeles, California.  This position would be in our IP Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group.  Candidates must have a minimum of three years of general litigation experience and/or significant TTAB experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial.  Trademarks and copyrights clearance, prosecution and transactional work is preferred.  A technical background is not required. 

Successful candidates should have a license to practice in Ohio, Illinois, or California, strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work handling complex trademark litigation matters for regional and national clients of all sizes. 

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting 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, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

IP Trademark Associates

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA; Denver, CO; Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Tampa, FL; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY

Dinsmore, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has immediate opportunities available for trademark and copyright associates in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Los Angeles and San Diego, CA; Denver, CO; Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA; Tampa, FL; and Lexington and Louisville, KY. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three 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 their state of practice have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Chicago, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Charleston, Cleveland, Columbus, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world. 

Please send cover letter, resume, and 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 (biochemistry or chemistry)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a minimum of three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience and at least a B.S. in Biochemistry or Chemistry.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  A Ph.D. and/or industry experience is preferred.  Experience with pharmaceutical or biotechnology subject matters is a plus.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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 engineering or computer science)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a Patent Associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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 (physics)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Physics and a minimum of three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

This position requires a B.S. in Materials Science and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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 (mechanical engineering)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL, Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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)

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in any of our more than 29 office locations and requires a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required. Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of more than 100 intellectual property attorneys. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

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].

First-Year Summer Associates – Non-IP

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Charleston, WV; Morgantown, WV; Huntington, WV

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, is accepting resumes for our 2022 Summer program from first-year law students interested in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; Charleston, Morgantown, and Huntington, WV.

Interested 1L students must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement, excellent research and writing abilities, extracurricular involvement and/or employment history (preferably in leadership positions), maturity, the ability to accept responsibility, and strong interpersonal skills.

To apply, 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].

IP Summer Associates - First-Year Law Students

Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Dayton, OH; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Pittsburgh, PA; Groton, CT; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, is accepting resumes for our 2022 Summer Program for Summer Associate positions in our Intellectual Property Department in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton, Ohio; Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Groton, Connecticut; and Washington, D.C.  A technical background is required for patent positions and we are looking for students with patent-bar-eligible undergraduate degrees. Specifically, we are targeting technical backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, physics, and computer science.

Interested first-year law students must be able to demonstrate high academic achievements in law school and undergraduate school, excellent research and writing abilities, extracurricular involvement and/or employment history (preferably in leadership positions), maturity, ability to accept responsibility, and strong interpersonal skills.

Dinsmore’s Intellectual Property Department includes a group of 100-plus intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Denver, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, law school and 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].

Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship Program in Partnership with Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore values and promotes diversity in the workplace, the legal profession, and the communities where we work and live. We are pleased to offer this Diversity Scholarship Program in partnership with global consumer goods corporation, The Procter & Gamble Company, to first-year law students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession and/or individuals who contribute meaningfully to diversity in their communities.

The recipient will have a salaried summer associate position at Dinsmore and will spend half of their 12 week summer associate experience in the Global Legal Division at Procter & Gamble’s Corporate Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. They will also receive a scholarship of $10,000 and be assigned a dedicated mentor.

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 14, 2022. The application is available at dinsmore.com/diversity-scholarship-program/.We encourage students to submit your application materials at your earliest opportunity to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, at [email protected].

Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship Program in Partnership with Humana Inc., Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore values and promotes diversity in the workplace, the legal profession, and the communities where we work and live. We are pleased to offer this Diversity Scholarship Program in partnership with American health insurance company, Humana Inc., to first-year law students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.  

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Humana is a for-profit American health insurance company. In 2021, the company ranked 41 on the Fortune 500 list, which made it the highest ranked company based in Kentucky. It has been the third largest health insurance provider in the nation. One scholarship recipient will be a salaried summer associate at both Dinsmore and Humana, Inc., spending half of the 10-week summer associate program with Dinsmore and half with Humana, Inc.'s Legal Department receiving summer associate salary from each respective employer. The recipient will also receive a scholarship of $10,000 ($5,000 from Dinsmore and $5,000 from Humana, Inc.), to be paid at the conclusion of the 10-week program. 

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 14, 2022. The application is available at dinsmore.com/diversity-scholarship-program/. We encourage students to submit your application materials at your earliest opportunity to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, at [email protected].

Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship Program in Partnership with Lockheed Martin, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore values and promotes diversity in the workplace, the legal profession, and the communities where we work and live. We are pleased to offer this Diversity Scholarship Program in partnership with global aerospace and defense company, Lockheed Martin, to law students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession and/or individuals who contribute meaningfully to diversity in their communities.

One Dinsmore scholarship recipient will be a salaried Dinsmore summer associate, who will spend up to 6 weeks interning remotely in Lockheed Martin’s corporate legal department.  The recipient will also receive from Dinsmore a scholarship of up to $7,500, a housing stipend, and be assigned a mentor at Dinsmore who will serve as a dedicated resource for professional development.

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 14, 2022. The application is available at dinsmore.com/diversity-scholarship-program/. We encourage students to submit your application materials at your earliest opportunity to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, at [email protected].

Dinsmore Diversity Scholarship Program in Partnership with Yum! Brands, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore values and promotes diversity in the workplace, the legal profession, and the communities where we work and live. We are pleased to offer this Diversity Scholarship Program in partnership with global restaurant company, Yum! Brands, Inc., to law students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession and/or individuals who contribute meaningfully to diversity in their communities.

The recipient will have a salaried summer associate position in Dinsmore’s Louisville office and will spend six weeks of their twelve week summer associate experience with Yum! Brands, Inc. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Yum! Brands, Inc. has over 50,000 restaurants in more than 150 countries and territories primarily operating the company’s brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. The Company’s family of brands also includes The Habit Burger Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches and more. The recipient will also receive a scholarship of $10,000 and be assigned a dedicated mentor.

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 14, 2022. The application is available at dinsmore.com/diversity-scholarship-program/. We encourage students to submit your application materials at your earliest opportunity to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, at [email protected].

Litigation Associate - Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Lexington, KY

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in our Lexington, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have one to three years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is preferred. Out-of-state candidates willing to sit for the Kentucky bar exam or eligible for admission in Kentucky will be considered.

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 - Tort Practice Group

Lexington, KY

Dinsmore, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a mid-level litigation associate in our Lexington, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Tort experience is preferred.  Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus.  All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is required. 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 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]

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation Associate in our Louisville, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have two to five years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is required. 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 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]

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the Columbus, Ohio office. Candidates must have 3-5 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

San Diego, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our San Diego, California office.  Candidates must have a minimum of three years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Familiarity with the California court system is required. Additionally, all candidates should be licensed to practice in California, 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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Labor and Employment Associate

Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a labor and employment associate in Ann Arbor or Troy, Michigan. Candidates must have two to seven years of employment law experience. Responsibilities include litigation defense, advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, drafting and revising employment policies, and working on FMLA, ADA, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and violation of wage law matters. Litigation experience is preferred, but not required. Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex employment cases for regional and national clients of all sizes. 

A license to practice in Michigan is required. All candidates should 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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Labor and Employment Staff Attorneys

Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Tampa, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Bloomington, IN; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Pittsburgh, PA; Charleston, WV; Morgantown, WV; Huntington, WV; Wheeling, WV

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for Labor and Employment Staff attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton, OH; Tampa, FL; Indianapolis and Bloomington, IN; Lexington and Louisville, KY; Ann Arbor and Troy, Michigan; Pittsburgh, PA; and Charleston, Morgantown, Huntington, and Wheeling, West Virginia. Qualified candidates must have labor and employment experience and significant experience drafting position statements and negotiating settlements. This position will work on responding to position statements and demand letters for a large international client. Work hours are flexible and work can be performed remotely.

A license to practice in Ohio, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia is required. Out-of-state candidates who are either willing to sit for the bar exam or eligible for admission in Ohio, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia will be considered.

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]

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Labor & Employment Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 700 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate need 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 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. Traditional labor experience dealing with NLRB issues, collective bargaining, and grievance/arbitration is preferred as well as experience taking depositions, arguing motions, and preparing cases for trial. Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex employment cases for regional and national clients of all sizes.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in Ohio is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the bar exam or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered.

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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Bankruptcy Associate

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a bankruptcy associate in the Cincinnati, Ohio office. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of bankruptcy experience.  The scope of representation for the position will include representing debtors, trustees, creditors, creditors’ committees, equity sponsors, and secured lenders. Experience with all phases of bankruptcy proceedings is required, including counseling of clients with respect to rights and remedies, developing risk management strategies, and litigating adversary proceedings and contested matters in the bankruptcy court.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in Ohio is preferred. 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 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].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Agent (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or materials science)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a Patent Agent in Ann Arbor, MI;Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Materials Science, and all experience levels will be considered.  USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and graduate or undergraduate transcripts to [email protected]

Patent Agent (biochemistry or chemistry)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent agent in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires at least a B.S. in Biochemistry or Chemistry and all experience levels will be considered. USPTO registration is required. A Ph.D. and/or industry experience is preferred.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in 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, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and graduate or undergraduate transcripts to [email protected].

Regional Office Administrator

Indianapolis, IN

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys with locations in 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.

The Regional Office Administrator will manage all administrative and HR functions, including personnel, facilities and daily office operations in Dinsmore’s Indianapolis and Bloomington offices. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated capacity to manage and prioritize multiple tasks efficiently in order to meet deadlines on a timely basis, have the ability to adapt to current and future responsibilities, as well as the willingness to expand responsibilities as needed. This position will be based in Indianapolis and report to the Chief Human Resources Officer, and will work directly with each Office Managing Partner on day to day operational issues. Ability to travel without restriction up to 40% of the time is a must.

Responsibilities

  • Supervision of legal administrative assistants and other administrative personnel
  • Ensure proper staffing, monitor workloads and overtime. Continuously review attorney support needs/staffing goals of the firm, and make recommendations to increase or decrease personnel, as necessary
  • Recruitment of paralegals, legal administrative assistants and administrative personnel in accordance with Human Resources processes
  • Administration of the firm's evaluation process for non-attorney personnel – all in accordance with Human Resources guidelines and procedures
  • Assist with employee onboarding, equipment setup, and exiting processes
  • Conduct local orientation of new hires
  • Serve as first point of local contact for non-legal personnel issues, including counseling issues personal issues and corrective actions
  • Handle all aspects of facility maintenance, including building security, office assignments, office moves and supplies
  • Work with Office Managing Partners to develop and carry out strategies to promote each Office

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate professional work experience
  • Knowledge of legal or other professional service organizations with prior experience managing office operations
  • Able to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Can identify and analyze complex issues and problems and is self-motivated to recommend and implement solutions
  • Can manage office functions economically and efficiently
  • Maintains excellent interpersonal relationships and communications with attorneys and staff personnel
  • Demonstrates excellent supervisory and leadership skills
  • Previous law firm experience with emphasis in HR is a plus
  • An existing membership in Association of Legal Administrators is a plus

Paralegal (Lending/Real Estate/Foreclosure)

Lexington, KY

Dinsmore has an opening for a transactional paralegal in its Lexington, KY office. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in the areas of commercial and consumer loans and loan transactions, real estate and general corporate transactional work. Foreclosure, banking and bankruptcy experience are a plus. Candidates must have experience in and around loan documents and real estate, and knowledge and experience and willingness to assist with loan transactions, foreclosures and bankruptcies is expected. Candidates should also possess superior verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, and highly motivated.

Requirements

  • Perform high-quality billable work
  • Expertise in assisting attorneys through matters involving loans and loan documents including all phases of foreclosures and bankruptcies and related transactions and litigation
  • Possess the ability to prioritize and manage a diverse case load
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, and confidentiality
  • Understanding of federal, state and local rules of civil procedure
  • Ability to perform UCC searches, assist with title searches and property research
  • Must have the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • College degree, ABA-approved paralegal certificate, or experience equivalent
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Paralegal (Corporate)

Indianapolis, IN

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 immediate opportunity available for a commercial finance and banking paralegal in its Indianapolis, IN office. This position requires a minimum of three years of experience with commercial transactions. Specific experience with assisting in 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 but not required.

Requirements

  • Must have a college degree, paralegal certificate, or relevant work experience
  • Ability to perform high quality, billable work
  • Three or more years of transactional paralegal experience preferred
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities from all levels of an organization
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who will successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with limited supervision and work with other personnel as a team
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence and professionalism
  • Must be dependable and hardworking team player
  • Ability to prioritize work

Paralegal (Corporate)

Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Detroit, MI

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 corporate paralegal in its Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh or Columbus office. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in the areas of corporate records maintenance, new entity formation, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, UCC searches and filings, lien filings, apostilles, mergers and acquisitions and contract support. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized and possess a desire to work as a member of a team.

Requirements

  • Ability to perform high-quality billable work and record time in accordance with client/firm policy
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to support multiple attorneys and teams in a large law firm setting
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality
  • Successful candidate will possess strong technical and database skills
  • All candidates must have knowledge and experience with Secretary of State and UCC filings
  • Document management experience
  • College degree, ABA-approved paralegal certificate or experience equivalent
  • 3+ years of paralegal experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Paralegal (Labor & Employment)

Louisville, KY

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations 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 labor and employment paralegal in its Louisville, KY office. This position will provide support to the Labor & Employment practice group as attorneys provide client advice and counsel on all aspects of employment law. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, have the ability to multi-task and prioritize work, and be able to work both independently and as a member of a team.

Responsibilities

  • Perform high-quality billable work
  • Prepare case chronology and witness list upon review of case files
  • E-filing in both local and federal courts
  • Draft non-party subpoenas for documents and/or appearance
  • Arrange for service of process of complaints and subpoenas
  • Prepare FOIA requests to governmental agencies
  • Conduct legal and factual research on individuals and corporations
  • Assist with the preparation of exhibits and other documents for use at depositions, hearings and trials
  • Review documents for privilege and relevance in advance of production
  • Handle case management from initial filing through trial and appeal
  • Docket and calendar court and internal deadlines
  • Assist with bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents
  • Communicate effectively with personnel, client, courts, other counsel

Requirements

  • Knowledge of legal terminology
  • Familiarity with legal forms and documents (pleadings & discovery, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the various governmental agencies involved in L&E matters, e.g. EEOC, KCHR, NLRB, AAA, DOL
  • Ability to cite check legal briefs and memoranda (preferred)
  • Good organization and planning skills
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work with limited supervision after assignment of tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities to meet assigned deadlines
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong research skills (ability to conduct online investigation)
  • Problem solving skills (ability to figure out how to resolve the issue and obtain the information needed)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and Paralegal certification preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Labor & Employment or Litigation
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; proficiency with Excel required

Equal Opportunity Employer

Patent Paralegal

Detroit, MI; Pittsburgh, PA; Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a law firm with over 750 attorneys in offices nationwide, currently has an excellent opportunity for a patent paralegal with at least three years of patent law experience. This is a full time opportunity in our Cincinnati, Dayton, Detroit, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Louisville or Lexington office.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years intellectual property experience and have previous foreign filing experience and strong computer and research skills.  General knowledge of patent filing and patent prosecution rules/regulations is required. Experience using Anaqua and/or CPI docketing software is a plus.  

Candidates should be detail oriented, highly skilled, flexible and have the ability to prioritize a busy workload.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required for success.

Responsibilities

  • Performing high quality, billable work
  • Reviewing and organizing patent files, reviewing docket for deadlines
  • Prioritizing workload to meet patent foreign filing deadlines and due dates
  • Preparing and reviewing appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients and associates regarding new patent 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)
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. patent rules and procedures; knowledge of PCT, and/or national patent laws of other countries
  • Process Office Actions
  • File and assist in prosecution of design patent applications
  • Track chain of title in U.S. patents and ability to perfect same
  • Communication with the USPTO and relevant knowledge regarding the USPTO databases
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating reports for clients regarding status of patent applications and issued patents, including reporting filing receipts for applications, publication notices and forwarding patent certificates

Legal Administrative Assistant (Workers' Compensation)

Columbus, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys with locations in 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 immediate opening in our Columbus, Ohio office for an experienced and professional legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys or paralegals in connection with workers’ compensation law. The ideal candidate will possess an understanding of or willingness to learn how to assist attorneys and/or paralegals in a workers’ compensation practice; have experience preparing workers’ compensation and litigation documents; have the ability to complete court filings using e-filing systems; be adept at tracking deadlines; and have an understanding of legal billing software. Candidates should also have strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, be highly organized, and possess a desire to work as a member of a team.

Requirements

  • 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 electronic document management systems (iManage/FileSite)
  • Familiarity with basic online resources
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid work history including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals
  • Ability to review and communicate case status and deadlines to attorneys/paralegals and effectively report to several professionals

Legal Administrative Assistant

Cincinnati, OH

We have an opening in our Cincinnati, Ohio office for an experienced and professional legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys. Responsibilities include traditional legal secretarial responsibilities, including filing, client management, billing, time entry, formatting, proofreading and editing of documents, travel arrangements, and other duties as assigned. The position will also involve assisting with various responsibilities associated with firm administration. We seek candidates who are self-directed and have advanced computer skills.

Requirements

  • Ability to manage multiple calendars
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills in corresponding with clients and firm leadership
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Ability to master client billing software and oversee billing
  • Working experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • 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
  • Previous exposure to Intellectual Property law a plus

Legal Administrative Assistant (Corporate)

Indianapolis, IN

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys with locations in 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 in our Indianapolis, Indiana office for an experienced and professional legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys. Responsibilities include traditional legal secretarial responsibilities, including filing, client management, billing, time entry, formatting, proofreading and editing of documents, travel arrangements, and other duties as assigned. We seek candidates who are self-directed and have advanced computer skills.

Requirements

  • Ability to manage multiple calendars
  • Experience filing/e-filing assistance with various county clerk offices
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Ability to master client billing software and facilitate billing
  • Working experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • 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
  • Minimum of a year of experience as legal support
  • Ability to type 65 WPM
  • Exposure to the following practice areas, or a desire and ability to learn these areas, is necessary: Corporate, Commercial Finance, Real Estate

Legal Administrative Assistant (Immigration)

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opening in our Columbus, Ohio office for an experienced and professional legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys or paralegals in connection with employment-based immigration law. The ideal candidate should have experience in the areas of drafting and preparing correspondence to corporate clients; serving as a main point of contact for specific clients and regularly communicating with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues; managing files, including preparing files, requesting and collecting relevant documents, and file organization; tracking deadlines; and client billing. Candidates should also have strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills, be highly organized, and possess a desire to work as a member of a team.

Requirements

  • 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 electronic document management systems (iManage/FileSite)
  • Familiarity with basic online resources
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid work history including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals
  • Ability to review and communicate case status and deadlines to attorneys/paralegals and effectively report to several professionals

Practice Support Specialist

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 immediate opening in our Cincinnati, Ohio office for a professional practice support specialist who will support multiple attorneys in connection with general corporate work, intellectual property or mergers and acquisitions. Candidates should have strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills, be highly organized and possess a desire to work as a member of a team.

Responsibilities

  • Help to manage individual attorney calendars which could include scheduling meetings, conference calls, and travel arrangements; learn departmental docketing system as necessary
  • Open and maintain client files
  • Provide clerical support to the attorneys and paralegals
  • Be trained to coordinate the monthly client billing process
  • Provide backup overflow assistance to legal secretaries as needed

Requirements

  • 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 electronic document management systems  iManage/FileSite, PowerPoint, and Outlook a plus
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping and document management systems a plus
  • Familiarity with basic online resources
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, and 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
  • Other duties as necessary

Client Account Specialist

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys with locations in 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 has an immediate opening for an experienced and professional client account specialist in our CIncinnati, Ohio office.

Responsibilities

  • Process narrative edits and time and cost adjustments
  • Generate monthly Work-In-Progress (WIP) reports as directed by client
  • Enter attorney and paralegal time, as needed, to meet deadlines
  • Assist attorneys and secretaries in client inquiries
  • Address internal and external inquires in connection with billed and unbilled totals, payment status and matter history
  • Assist team with projects, such as reviewing for accuracy official documents received for client matters and logging information from those documents in our information and document management system
  • Maintain telephone, email and personal contact with clients, attorneys, and staff
  • Observe confidentiality in all Firm and client matters
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of accounting functions
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Ability to use good judgment

Project Assistant (Intellectual Property)

Cincinnati, OH; Dayton, OH

Dinsmore is currently seeking a project assistant in our Cincinnati or Dayton, OH office.  This project assistant will be joining the Intellectual Property (IP) department and will be responsible for the successful organization, tracking, and maintenance of various projects within the department.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in updating daily docket and tracking completion of outstanding items
  • Assist in the processing of incoming mail, faxes, and electronic correspondence
  • Files, delivers and retrieves client documents as needed
  • Answer questions concerning records and filings
  • Add new material to file records, and create new records as necessary
  • Gathers materials to be filed from departments and employees
  • Opening of client/matters for the department
  • Assists the department with large projects, hand deliveries, and miscellaneous requests

Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of administrative experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Self-starter and comfortable working in a fast-paced team/collaborative environment to problem-solve and implement process improvements
  • Flexible and adaptive to a dynamic work environment

Receptionist

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has a current opening for a full-time receptionist in our Columbus office. The successful candidate will represent the firm, both in person and by phone, in a friendly manner and be professionally attired at all times, exhibiting a neat and polished appearance.

Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal skills dealing with all levels of the firm (attorneys, secretaries, administration, and other members of staff) and clients and visitors
  • Ability to conduct work with strong personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to use multi-line phone system
  • Exhibit initiative and pro-active behavioral style
  • Ability to effectively report to several professionals on a large variety of tasks and manage priorities amid an occasionally heavy volume of work
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Must have strong writing and excellent communication skills
  • Must be computer proficient in order to create, edit, proofread, and finalize all written communication, including emails, memos, documents, etc.
  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Must be able to multi-task prioritizing appropriately to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Previous receptionist experience required
  • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus
  • High school diploma/GED required

Training & Practice Support Specialist

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 currently have an opening for a Training & Practice Support Specialist to join our Cincinnati office.  Qualified candidates outside of Cincinnati and near other Dinsmore offices will also be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and conducts training sessions, including new hire, on the use of Firm-supported hardware and software
  • Become subject matter expert on core applications as well as trend and recommend associated upgrade paths
  • Work with the technicians to maintain training room equipment including PC configuration and functionality
  • Performs training and delivers curriculum with agreed upon agenda
  • Assists in the creation and ongoing updates to all training material
  • Acts as a strong advocate regarding new technology training at the firm and leads training and development initiatives when assigned
  • Contributes and/or recommends the development of training programs for new and updated software rollouts to meet the needs of the individual practice areas. Develops training programs to enhance a practice area's ability to utilize technology resources and provide a competitive advantage for the firm
  • Participates in the development and coordination of teaching aids such as outlines, handouts, instructions, tip sheets, and other reference material
  • Acts independently to determine when training deficiencies require new training programs
  • Identifies technology skill gaps of practice areas or specific users by analyzing incoming Practice Support Projects and individual user training requests in order to develop training programs for the firm
  • Makes recommendations to Trainers, Supervisors, and HR regarding training programs while creating methods for proper instruction
  • Participates in the evaluation, testing, and quality assurance of new software applications and updates from a training and practice area perspective
  • Translates technology related business specifications into user documentation.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of technology-based practices to support client needs
  • Assists in the implementation of best practices related to workflow, case management document management and practice technology
  • Researches and recommends legal technology for specific practice areas
  • Coordinates with other areas/departments where overlap exists to develop efficient procedures/communications to streamline processes and satisfy practice area needs
  • Supports adherence to firm standards and use of firm-supported hardware and software
  • Studies existing products, new products, and technologies to obtain an advanced level of knowledge
  • Provides escalated coverage of the Help Desk and backup support to other team members as necessary
  • Participates in testing of various applications to ensure both compatibility and integrity of upgrades and patches being deployed
  • Travels as needed to various offices to participate in either training or new project initiatives
  • Assists Training Manager to develop and design new training programs and offerings, and to evaluate emerging training technologies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using their own drive or initiative
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of related duties and responsibilities; prior law firm background preferred
  • Expert level or the ability to readily achieve expert level in support of Microsoft products and core applications within out environment. This includes having an expert understanding of implemented application integration within the Microsoft environment
  • Ability to communicate and document comprehensive technical issues for a non-technical audience in a professional manner

HR Coordinator

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys with locations in 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 immediate opening in our Cincinnati, Ohio office for a human resources coordinator.  The position reports to the human resources director but will work closely with all members of the department.  The successful candidate will help organize, coordinate and carry out all human resource department functions and processes for the firm.  An emphasis will be on tracking and maintaining all employee data, including physical and electronic files.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests including employment verifications
  • Maintain both hard and digital copies of employees' records
  • Assist with recruiting of legal and administrative staff
  • Assist with performance management procedures
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events and maintain agendas
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity
  • Assist with payroll and ad-hoc HR projects
  • Support other assigned functions
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in human resources or related field
  • Exposure to labor law or a human resources department
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Exposure to payroll practices
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools
  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team

IP File 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 750 attorneys with locations in 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 is seeking a full-time Intellectual Property File Clerk to join our Cincinnati office’s patent and trademark teams. As a File Clerk, you will be responsible for appraising and archiving case-related correspondence, routing information to appropriate parties, and tracking the status and location of files.

Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient at communicating, both in-person and electronically, and collaborating with remote team members
  • Exhibit adaptability to learn and consistently apply distinct procedures as established by both the firm and our clients
  • Ability to distinguish time-sensitive correspondences, and prioritize the workload accordingly
  • Sound computer skills are mandatory, and experience within a law firm is preferred

Responsibilities

  • Review incoming correspondence from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and foreign associates for case-identifying information and match to the appropriate file (both hardcopy and electronic)
  • Retrieve USPTO correspondence from the Patent Application Information Retrieval System (PAIR) and save electronic versions of incoming mail to iManage
  • Route items and files to and from Docketing
  • Maintain record of documents and files as they move between office locations
  • Assist attorneys and staff members with locating physical files

Docket Clerk (Intellectual Property)

Cincinnati, OH; Detroit, MI; Indianapolis, IN; Pittsburgh, PA; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Dayton, OH; Denver, CO; Boston, MA

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are one of the region’s largest corporate law firms comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 immediate opening for a full-time intellectual property docket clerk. This position is responsible for reviewing and extracting information from the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s communications and other case-related correspondence, and inputting this information into the firm’s docketing software on a daily basis.

This position may be filled in any location in which Dinsmore has an office.

Requirements

  • Adaptable to specific docketing procedures as established by the firm and by our clients
  • Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals, and effectively report to several professionals
  • Thorough organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently, as well as being a team player
  • Strong computer skills are mandatory
  • Overall knowledge and understanding of domestic and foreign procurement process for patents and trademarks is preferred
  • Experience with Anaqua is preferred

Responsibilities

  • Preparing and distributing docket reports and customized queries
  • Maintaining the docketing database by adding documents, as well as information from those documents to a docket system on a daily basis
  • Reviewing and extracting salient information from correspondence and other documents received from foreign law firms, Firm clients, and others
  • Evaluating and processing invoices that we receive from foreign firms on behalf of our clients

Business Intake/Client Conflicts 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 700 attorneys with locations in 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Business Intake/Conflicts Clerk in our Cincinnati, Ohio office. This individual is responsible for all facets of the Firm’s new business intake process.  

Responsibilities

  • Perform database searches on potential new business and report results to requesting attorney
  • Audit new client intake forms for quality and completeness ensuring compliance of the Firm’s client intake policies and procedures
  • Data entry of client information into the Firm’s time and billing database
  • Uphold the Firm’s ethical standards, understanding the importance of confidentiality
  • Perform additional duties as assigned as they relate to new business intake or conflicts

Technical and Personal Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook, with the capacity to learn new software quickly
  • Date entry experience, ideally within the medical or legal fields
  • Ability to make effective and accurate decisions while also knowing when to ask questions, think analytically and creatively
  • Possess an extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills are necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a positive and helpful customer service attitude
  • Ability to multi task and work on complex tasks in a fast paced dead line driven environment

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees and communities accomplish more. We are one of the region’s largest corporate law firms comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations in 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 accounts receivable clerk in our Cincinnati office.  The position is responsible for collecting and monitoring the firm's accounts receivable while ensuring compliance with the firm's credit and collections policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Tracks, monitors and actively pursues collection of unpaid invoices for the Firm's multiple locations
  • Works closely with billing attorneys in order to determine best course of action on a delinquent client account
  • Reviews the status of delinquent accounts and contacts clients and/or billing attorney regarding outstanding balances
  • Constantly reconciles delinquent client accounts to insure client maintains agreed upon payment schedules
  • Handles AR inquiries, researches discrepancies and provides printed snapshots of account activity to billing attorney and/or client as needed
  • Processes credit card payments over phone and applies to client balance
  • Answers Firm's Accounts Receivable phone line as needed, provides callers with pay history and account balances. If necessary, refers client complaints to Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Periodically analyzes assigned attorney's books of business to recognize potential collection issues
  • Coordinate the preparation of required analysis of billed and collected fees of individual clients
  • Scans related AR documents into CMS as needed
  • Performs additional duties as assigned
  • Follows all Firm established accounting policies and procedures

Requirements

  • Accountable - Owns mistakes and takes corrective action. Meets work deadlines as assigned Meets firm standards for attendance and punctuality
  • Meets deadlines for all required firm processes, including timesheets and other financial documentation
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem
  • Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal
  • Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties
  • Persistence - Ability to complete tasks or continue in a course of action in spite of opposition or discouragement
  • Teamwork & Cooperation - Builds effective relationships with coworkers. Participates and contributes fully as a team member. Backs up other team members as needed
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

Billing 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 750 attorneys with locations 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 is seeking a billing clerk to work out of our Cincinnati, OH office.  This position will be responsible for daily client billing functions, including time and cost transfers, write-downs, computer bills, special bills, void/rebills, and attorney inquiries.

Responsibilities

  • 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, on account fees, unapplied and trust funds
  • Performs various reconciliation and monitoring adjustments to ensure final invoice to client is accurate, including 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

Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal skills in dealing with all levels of the firm (attorneys, secretaries, administration, and other members of staff) and with clients and visitors
  • Ability to conduct work with strong personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Exhibit professionalism
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus
  • 1-2 years of experience working in an office environment
  • High school diploma is required; associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred

Office Services Clerk

Ann Arbor, MI

Dinsmore has an opening for an office services clerk to join our Ann Arbor, MI office. This position provides quality office services support to meet the needs of the firm. Individuals must maintain excellent customer service skills and work with minimum supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and meters USPS outgoing mail daily
  • Stocks and places orders for general office supplies
  • Responsible for maintaining kitchen supply stock
  • Cleans and inspects all office conference rooms to ensure they are ready for business use
  • Sets up water/coffee/soda and any requested food order in reserved conference rooms
  • Provides support for miscellaneous requests with a "can do" attitude and philosophy
  • Covers receptionist duties
  • Opens physical files
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks
  • Scans incoming mail and saves into iManage/FileSite
  • High school graduate or general education degree (GED) is required
  • 1+ years of experience in office environment
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office applications

Office Services Clerk

Detroit, MI

Dinsmore has an opening for an office services clerk to join our Troy, MI office. This position provides quality office services support to meet the needs of the firm. Individuals must maintain excellent customer service skills and work with minimum supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and meters USPS outgoing mail daily
  • Stocks and places orders for general office supplies
  • Responsible for maintaining kitchen supply stock
  • Cleans and inspects all office conference rooms to ensure they are ready for business use
  • Sets up water/coffee/soda and any requested food order in reserved conference rooms
  • Provides support for miscellaneous requests with a "can do" attitude and philosophy
  • Covers receptionist duties
  • Opens physical files
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks
  • Scans incoming mail and saves into iManage/FileSite
  • High school graduate or general education degree (GED) is required
  • 1+ years of experience in office environment
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Office applications

Office Services Clerk

Lexington, KY

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 700 attorneys with locations 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 opening for an office services clerk to join our Lexington, Kentucky office.  The ideal candidate will receive on-the-job training to work in a busy service center.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Perform 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

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 29 cities across the country, 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 CD burning, copying, scanning, and faxing or e-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

  • Exhibit excellent customer service
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, including time management
  • Possess ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail, and ability to prioritize is a must
  • Punctuality and dependability is a must
  • Candidates must exhibit professionalism
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • 1-2 years of experience working in an office environment is preferred
  • High School Diploma is required; Associate’s Degree is preferred

Office Services Clerk

Pittsburgh, PA

Dinsmore currently has an excellent opportunity for an office services clerk to join our Pittsburgh, PA office. This is a full time opportunity.

Responsibilities

  • Relief reception coverage, maintenance of kitchen, and preparing desks for new hires
  • Indexing and management of off-site file storage/retrieval system
  • Preparation of attorney files, filing, entering time and expenses for attorneys, and be the back-up of other secretaries and clerks
  • Various administrative tasks such as copying, scanning, faxing, and other miscellaneous requests. 
  • Law firm clerical support
  • Maintenance of attorney files (particularly litigation)
  • Attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Proficiency using MS Office Suite
  • Manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Positive team player as well as an independent worker
  • Excel in a fast paced environment

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and salary requirements. Salary commensurate with experience, benefits available.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Mailroom/Office Services Clerk

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm with locations 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 a mailroom/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

  • Superior interpersonal skills in dealing with all levels of the firm (attorneys, secretaries, administration, and other members of staff) and with clients and visitors
  • Ability to conduct work with strong personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Must be able to create, edit, proofread, and finalize all written communication, including emails, memos, documents, etc.
  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • 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
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus

Receptionist

Denver, CO

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 750 attorneys in 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 a current opening for a full-time receptionist in our Denver office. The successful candidate will represent the firm, both in person and by phone, in a friendly manner and be professionally attired at all times, exhibiting a neat and polished appearance.

Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal skills dealing with all levels of the firm (attorneys, secretaries, administration, and other members of staff) and clients and visitors
  • Ability to conduct work with strong personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to use multi-line phone system
  • Exhibit initiative and pro-active behavioral style
  • Ability to effectively report to several professionals on a large variety of tasks and manage priorities amid an occasionally heavy volume of work
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Must have strong writing and excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to create, edit, proofread, and finalize all written communication, including emails, memos, documents, etc.
  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Must be able to multi-task prioritizing appropriately to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Previous receptionist experience required
  • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus
  • High school diploma/GED required