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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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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].

Commercial Finance and Real Estate Associates

Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Louisville, KY

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for associates in the Commercial Finance and Banking and Real Estate Development Practice Groups in Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; and Louisville, KY. Positions for both practice groups require a minimum of three years of transactional experience with real estate (e.g. commercial leasing, drafting construction contracts, development and zoning work, including public/private partnership agreements for urban redevelopment sites) or commercial finance transactions (e.g. institutional lending including life insurance company loans and agency backed loans including FHA, USDA, Freddie Mac, and Fannie Mae). Experience with 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. 

A license to practice in Indiana, Ohio, or Kentucky is required. Out-of-state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Indiana or Ohio bar exam or eligible for admission in Indiana or 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].

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].

Immigration Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a business immigration associate in Columbus, Ohio. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of business-related immigration practice experience or involvement, demonstrated commitment to immigration work, and excellent case management skills. Areas of practice include handling visa matters for U.S. and foreign employers, proactive client counseling, and I-9 compliance. Additionally, all candidates should be licensed to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction, 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].

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 (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 (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 (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 25 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].

Trademark Litigation Associate

Cincinnati, OH; Boston, MA

Dinsmore & Shohl LP, a prominent national law firm with more than 650 attorneys in 26 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a Trademark Litigation Associate in Cincinnati, OH or Boston, MA. This position would be in our IP Trademark Practice Group.  Candidates must have a minimum of four 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 have a license to practice in OH or MA, 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, 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 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].

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].

Litigation Associate

Tampa, FL

Dinsmore has an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our Tampa, Florida office. Candidates must have a minimum of two years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. A license to practice in Florida and familiarity with the Florida court system is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

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

Litigation Associate

Los Angeles, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl has an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our Los Angeles, California office.  Candidates must have two to seven 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.

Litigation Associate

San Diego, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl has an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our San Diego, California office.  Candidates must have a minimum of four 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.

Litigation Associate

Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI

Dinsmore & Shohl has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in our Ann Arbor or Troy, Michigan offices. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Candidates with three years of experience handling property insurance and/or liability insurance coverage matters will be considered. A license to practice in Michigan and familiarity with the Michigan court system is required.  All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

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

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

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

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

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 18, 2021. 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 18, 2021. 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 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 up to $10,000 and be assigned a dedicated mentor.

Interested first-year law students must apply for this opportunity by January 18, 2021. 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

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].

Labor & Employment Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl 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.

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

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

*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 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 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 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 and Second-Year Law Students

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

Dinsmore & Shohl is accepting resumes for our 2021 Summer Program for Summer Associate positions in our Intellectual Property Department in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton, Ohio; Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan; 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. Students without a technical background will be considered for potential IP litigation or trademark/copyright positions.

Interested first- and second-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, Atlanta, 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].

First-Year Summer Associates – Non-IP

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Lexington, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Charleston, WV; Morgantown, WV; Huntington, WV; Indianapolis, IN

Dinsmore & Shohl is accepting resumes for our 2021 Summer program from first-year law students interested in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Lexington, Kentucky; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and 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].

Second-Year Summer Associates – Non-IP

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Denver, CO; Tampa, FL; Huntington, WV; Indianapolis, IN

Dinsmore & Shohl is accepting resumes for our 2021 summer program from second-year law students interested in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton, OH; Lexington and Louisville, KY; Denver, CO; Tampa, FL; and Huntington, WV.

Interested 2L 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.

Please note, more summer associate positions are available in our Cincinnati, Ohio office compared to other locations listed. The remaining offices will hire anywhere from one to four summer associates.

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].

Corporate Paralegal

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 opening for a corporate paralegal in its Cincinnati, Ohio 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
  • Strong technical and database skills
  • 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

Litigation Paralegal

Columbus, OH

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

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

Requirements

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

Legal Administrative Assistant

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 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 an experienced and professional legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys in connection with tax, benefits, and wealth planning and corporate law. The ideal candidate should have experience in the areas of drafting and preparing estate and probate documents and various corporate documents; assisting clients in completing forms and other documents; court filings; 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 docket to attorneys/paralegals and effectively report to several professionals

Legal Administrative Assistant

Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 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 Ann Arbor, Detroit (Troy), Michigan; Chicago; or Cincinnati for an experienced and professional IP legal administrative assistant who will support multiple attorneys/paralegals in connection with patent prosecution and opinion work.

Responsibilities and duties include preparing and electronically filing patent applications, amendments, appeals, assignments, and other documents related to prosecution. Responsibilities also include docket management; client communication; billing; formatting, proofreading, and editing of contracts, spreadsheets, and other reports and transaction-related documents; and other legal support functions. We seek candidates who are self-directed, highly motivated, and have advanced computer skills.

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
  • Experience with iManage/FileSite and Anaqua
  • 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
  • Solid work history, including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals
  • Experience in patent prosecution and transactional work
  • Experience with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Overall knowledge and understanding of domestic and foreign procurement process for patents and trademarks
  • Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals and effectively report to several professionals

Legal Administrative Assistant

Louisville, KY

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 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 Louisville office for a business restructuring legal administrative assistant. This position includes traditional legal administrative assistant responsibilities, including preparation of detailed agreements, electronic filings, client management, billing, time entry, formatting, proofreading and editing of documents, travel arrangements, and other legal assistant functions. We seek candidates who are self-directed, high-energy, and have advanced computer skills. Experience with bond deals, large transactions, and preparation of closings documents/packages a plus. 

Responsibilities

  • Docket hearings, depositions, conferences, and court deadlines
  • Open new cases (running conflicts, new client-matter intake forms, and/or opening or closing files)
  • Submit attorney expenses, updating client-matter lists
  • Maintain positive contact & communications with clients, attorneys, and staff in dynamic large law firm environment
  • Provide typical administrative support functions, including knowledge of specialized terminology relevant to the practice area
  • Prepare and process documents including electronic filings
  • Maintain schedules and calendars for multiple attorneys and tracking of critical dates
  • Open new matters including conflict checks
  • Entry of data and maintenance with client systems
  • Follow up on return of filings
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, affidavits, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and current information in case management system/iManage
  • Meet client deadlines and adapt to industry changes
  • Prepare and format memoranda, correspondence, and various other legal documents
  • Ensure timely delivery of outgoing mail, messenger deliveries, overnight deliveries, etc.
  • Ensure timely, courteous, and thorough responses to a heavy volume of email correspondence
  • Meet weekly time entry deadlines
  • Proofread the legal documents as required
  • Provide support to attorneys in a high-volume, time-sensitive atmosphere
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed

Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal secretary experience
  • Solid understanding of the legal process surrounding bankruptcy law preferred
  • Experience in bankruptcy court filings (multi-state jurisdictions)
  • Experience in litigation court filings in state, federal, and appellate courts (multi-state jurisdictions)
  • Excellent computer/technical skills and effective communication skills
  • Ability to type 65 wpm
  • Possess excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Highly motivated professional who is enthusiastic about learning the business restructuring area
  • Concrete understanding of partner-level communication styles, expectations, turnaround demands, and sense of urgency
  • Learns quickly, aptitude for detail-oriented projects, and eager to grow with this practice group

Legal Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

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

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

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

Responsibilities

  • Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, editing and filing pleadings with state and federal courts, scheduling depositions, file maintenance, travel arrangements, expense reports, time entry, review and editing of prebills, and maintaining attorney calendars

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with litigation support
  • Strong experience calendaring litigation deadlines
  • Working knowledge and understanding of state and federal court rules and procedures
  • Filing/e-filing experience in state and federal courts, ECF, and Pacer
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Experience and proficiency using MS Office Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to type 65 WPM

Practice Support Specialist

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm 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 corporate law and tax, benefits, and wealth planning. 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.

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
  • 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

Medical Records Clerk

Wheeling, WV

At Dinsmore & Shohl, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 650 attorneys with locations in 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 medical records clerk to join our Wheeling office.

Responsibilities

  • Request, track, and maintain high volume of medical records according to office guidelines
  • Maintain detailed tracking templates and work with project assistant/nurse paralegal/attorney to handle follow-up requests for records
     

Requirements

  • Prior experience working with large volumes of medical records
  • Prior experience working with medical records in a hospital or physician’s office
  • Ability to work independently while still being part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Self-starter and comfortable working in a fast-paced team/collaborative environment to problem solve and implement process improvements
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to take and follow instructions
  • Flexible and adaptive to a deadline driven work environment

HRIS Analyst

Cincinnati, OH

At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm 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 an experienced and professional HRIS analyst. The ideal candidate will utilize his or her skills to help in the development, implementation, and maintenance of HR systems associated with the collection, retrieval, accessibility, and usage of employee information for the firm.

Responsibilities

  • Maximize technological capabilities to reduce manual processes and to improve data management and efficiency
  • Serve as primary liaison between IT department and HR function
  • Analyze and report the need for system enhancement or customization
  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve existing HRIS processes, functionality, and workflow
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of various modules within Perseus and Ceridian’s Dayforce
  • Determine the validity of other modules within Ceridian’s Dayforce and ensure current modules are being utilized and optimized to the fullest
  • Recommend changes to current processes to provide more effective use of the HRIS and take the lead to implement those changes
  • Create, generate, and maintain effective HR reporting, including turnover, headcount, recruiting, organization charts, and other key metrics to drive organizational effectiveness
  • Develop a dashboard of HR metrics to be presented at monthly, quarterly, and annual senior leadership meetings
  • Develop and generate ad hoc reports to provide HR and other departments with timely and accurate data
  • Create and maintain documentation of reporting processes and training guides for end-users
  • Develop a regular audit schedule to review the integrity of data in the HRIS system and databases
  • Train and provide troubleshooting tips to other employees on features and functionality of HRIS systems and applications as needed
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

  • 3+ years in-depth experience maintaining and implementing various HRIS programs
  • Proficiency with Ceridian’s Dayforce and other HRIS and web-based compensation tools preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (VLOOKUP, pivots, data integration) experience
  • Experience with complex SQL Queries and Data Transformation Services (DTS)
  • Extensive HRIS reporting, HR process, and project management experience preferred
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated experience and maturity handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Possess a positive, service oriented attitude with excellent follow through on issues
  • Ability to be detail oriented under tight deadlines with flexibility

Payroll Manager

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent Cincinnati-based law firm with more than 650 attorneys in cities nationwide, has an opportunity for an experienced payroll manager in our Cincinnati, Ohio office. As a payroll manager at Dinsmore, you will be a member of the Human Resources team and responsible for supervising the daily operations of payroll while ensuring compliance to all policies and procedures of the firm. You will work with and make recommendations to the HR director, Benefits & Payroll regarding various projects and other critical functions.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure goals and objectives are met
    • Provide accurate and timely completion of assignments and inquiry responses
    • Oversee all tasks and duties completed and done within the firm’s set guidelines and policies
    • Review, investigate, and resolve problems related to payroll, extending to providing solutions to avoid future errors
    • Confirm all payroll cycles, including bi-weekly and monthly are accurately executed
    • Ensure all related payroll functions are accurately completed each day
    • Work with HR director, Benefits & Payroll to develop and implement appropriate payroll operations policies and controls
    • Certify all internal controls and processes prevent errors and are in compliance with corporate policies, and state and federal regulation
    • Prepare audit schedules for year-end requirements, such as 401K Audit, W-2 reconciliation, workers' compensation, and bonuses; quarterly reconciliation for tax adjustments
    • Prepare and complete annual W-2 processing and balancing requirements
    • Work with HR team to run all reports related to payroll cycle close including reviewing reports for audits, other payroll-related transactions, previewing the register prior to finalizing the payroll, and balancing and verifying payroll accuracy prior to final release to ensure payroll is closed accurately
    • Provide support to the day to day operations such as payroll related questions, manual checks for new hires, terminations, and other payroll adjustments
    • Respond to report requests within HR and from the director of finance
    • Analyze HRIS and General Ledger after each payroll to ensure accuracy and balancing
    • Promote effective work practices, working as a team member, and showing respect for co-workers
    • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, staying ahead of any changes to both state and federal laws, as they relate to payroll
    • Understand and execute internal policies, making recommendations or suggesting solutions where necessary
    • Liaise with auditors and manage payroll tax audits
    • Fund retirement plan and HSA contributions to vendor
    • Process partner workers' compensation (Ohio) – billing/enrollment/termination
    • Serve as point person for staff time management system
    • Comply with Bureau of Labor Statistics/Multi State Reporting
    • Enter and balance United Way & Fine Arts deductions
    • Process quarterly City Service Fee
    • Process tax updates/changes

    Requirements

    • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in managing payroll processes with high employee volume, approximately 1,350 (multi-state, taxable/non-taxable environment)
    • Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
    • Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes
    • Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (Ceridian strongly preferred) and MS Office (especially Excel)
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet all deadlines
    • Extremely detail-oriented
    • A positive and solution-oriented mindset
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion
    • An analytical mind and good math skills
    • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)
    • A customer service mindset and an ability to interact professionally with all levels of firm employees, including attorneys and staff
    • BS/BA in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources or related field; professional certification (e.g. CPP, CPM) is a plus

    Docket Clerk

    Cleveland, OH

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

    We have an opening for a docket clerk.

    Responsibilities

    • Review incoming correspondence from the PTO, foreign associates, and clients, as well as internal docketing requests, for newly-imposed deadlines and other docket updates to be entered into the system
    • Build and manipulate database queries to prepare and distribute docket reports
    • Interact with attorneys, paralegals, and secretaries to confirm data points and clarify docketing requests
    • Perform docket cleanup pursuant to firm protocol
    • Work with fellow docket clerks and the docketing manager to troubleshoot database discrepancies and identify opportunities for process improvements

    Requirements

    • Knowledge and understanding of both domestic and foreign trademark and/or patent procurement processes
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Exhibit adaptability to learn and consistently apply distinct docketing 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
    • Experience with Computer Packages, Inc. (CPI) web-based application and/or Anaqua is preferred

    Desktop Engineer

    Cincinnati, OH

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

    We have an opening for a desktop engineer in our Cincinnati office. The desktop engineer position is to provide technical support for the firm's computer systems, applications, and related technology with Dinsmore & Shohl. This includes, but is not limited to, support for all firm approved desktops, laptops, peripheral equipment, mobile devices, video-conferencing equipment, network, and software.  

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for troubleshooting problems associated with any PC hardware, software, peripherals, and network connectivity; determine necessary repair, modifications, and testing of such systems
    • Responsible for desktop/laptop imaging, installation and moves; performing system setup procedures on desktop/laptop for end-user; performing configuration changes and software installs, software package creation and deployment
    • Responsible for physical moves of computer hardware and peripherals
    • Provide physical inventory of desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, and related equipment
    • Make inventory recommendations/purchases as assigned
    • Be familiar with and able to troubleshoot mobile devices and related wireless technologies
    • Be familiar with and able to support applications including Outlook, Exchange, Office products and firm specific applications
    • Be familiar with and able to support basic networking issues
    • Be familiar with Active Directory and able to troubleshoot issues including structure, group membership, GPO’s, and scripts
    • Be able to clearly express ideas/opinions, use appropriate and effective communication methods, deal with firm employees and clients openly and honestly, be receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from firm employees and clients
    • Demonstrate teamwork by engaging in discussions with co-workers and promote a team environment where co-workers can collaborate to provide effective problem-resolution.  Actively look for opportunities to help others in order to provide a balanced workload
    • Demonstrate initiative by contributing new ideas, being self-motivated, and obtaining/maintaining a working knowledge of relevant areas
    • Demonstrate organizational skills and effective use of time. Plan and prioritizing daily work and manage time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed
    • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling
    • Be present and prepared for work as scheduled, use time off policies appropriately, and schedule lunch and breaks according to department needs
    • Utilize firm procedures and resources appropriately to ensure efficient delivery of work product
    • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and/or special projects as assigned

    Requirements

    • Experience troubleshooting desktop and laptop hardware, network, software, and printing problems
    • Experience imaging systems on both desktop and laptop PCs
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting hardware and Windows operating systems
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Exchange, Office products, and firm specific applications
    • Experience with Microsoft SCCM for imaging, inventory, and package deployment
    • Experience with Active Directory troubleshooting, including structure, groups, GPO’s, and scripts
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and provide information with courtesy and tact
    • Ability to transport, install, and maintain equipment, including computers, printers, and monitors.  This requires occasional transportation of devices in excess of 50 lbs, and lying, stooping, and bending to fully install various pieces of equipment
    • Must have ability to travel independently

    Information Systems Desktop Technician

    Cincinnati, OH

    The desktop technician position is to provide technical support for the firm's computer systems, applications, and related technology with Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.  The role includes maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing computer hardware, software, and peripherals. This includes, but is not limited to, support for all firm approved desktops, laptops, peripheral equipment, mobile devices, video-conferencing equipment, network, and software. The desktop technician reports to the IT director.

    Responsibilities

    • Document, maintain, upgrade, or replace hardware and software systems according to the firm's policies and procedures
    • Facilitate escalation of problems, issues, and requests to other IT department roles as necessary
    • Participate in and contribute to various IT department projects and initiatives
    • Maintain positive contact with attorneys, staff, and clients and observe confidentiality in all firm and client matters
    • Troubleshoot problems associated with any PC hardware, software, peripherals, and network connectivity; determine necessary repair, modifications, and testing of such systems
    • Monitor incoming helpdesk ticket queues.  Ticket and issue triage, resolution and escalation if required
    • Desktop/laptop imaging, installation and moves; performing system setup procedures on desktop/laptop for end-user; performing configuration changes and software installs
    • Provide physical inventory of desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, and related equipment.
    • Make inventory recommendations/purchases as assigned
    • Be familiar with and able to troubleshoot mobile devices and related wireless technologies.
    • Be familiar with and able to support applications including Outlook, Exchange, Office products, and firm specific applications
    • Be familiar with and able to support basic networking issues
    • Communicate effectively, including clearly express ideas/opinions, use appropriate, and effective communication methods, deal with firm employees and clients openly and honestly, be receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from firm employees and clients
    • Be present and prepared for work as scheduled, use time off policies appropriately, and schedule lunch and breaks according to department needs
    • Utilize firm procedures and resources appropriately to ensure efficient delivery of work product
    • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and/or special projects as assigned

    Requirements

    • Experience troubleshooting basic desktop and laptop hardware, network, software, and printing problems
    • Experience imaging systems on both desktop and laptop PCs
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting hardware and Windows operating systems
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Exchange, Office products, and firm specific applications
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and provide information with courtesy and tact
    • Ability to transport, install, and maintain equipment, including computers, printers, and monitors, including the occasional transportation of devices in excess of 50 lbs, lying, stooping, and bending to fully install various pieces of equipment
    • Demonstrate teamwork by engaging in discussions with co-workers and promote a team environment where co-workers can collaborate to provide effective problem resolution
    • Ability to travel independently
    • Actively look for opportunities to help others to provide a balanced workload
    • Demonstrate initiative by contributing new ideas, being self-motivated, and obtaining/maintaining a working knowledge of relevant areas
    • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling
    • Demonstrate organizational skills and effective use of time
    • Plan and prioritize daily work and managing time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed

    Office Services Clerk

    Louisville, KY

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

    Dinsmore has an opportunity for an office services clerk in our Louisville 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
    • High school diploma is required; associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is preferred
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed
    • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus

    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 an office services clerk in our Cincinnati office.

    Responsibilities

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

    Requirements

    • 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
    • High school diploma is required; associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is preferred
    • Ability to work additional hours as needed
    • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus

    Litigation Paralegal

    Boston, MA

    At Dinsmore, we help our clients, employees, and communities accomplish more. We are a large corporate law firm comprised of more than 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 litigation paralegal in its Boston, Massachusetts office. The ideal candidate should have at least three years of experience in the areas of commercial litigation, product liability, general tort, insurance defense, and/or premises liability.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform high quality, billable work
    • Conduct case research and investigation
    • Analyze and summarize medical and other related records
    • Manage collection, organization, and production of electronic documents
    • Drafting of discovery and subpoenas
    • Work with expert consultants and witnesses
    • Assist multiple attorneys through all phases of litigation

    Requirements

    • Skilled and proactive litigation paralegal
    • Attention to detail, accuracy, and confidentiality
    • All candidates must have knowledge and experience with discovery and subpoenas
    • Document management experience
    • Must possess knowledge of state and federal court rules, as well as working knowledge of eFiling
    • College degree, ABA-approved paralegal certificate, or experience equivalent
    • 3+ years of paralegal experience