Careers

At Fafinski Mark & Johnson, we pride ourselves on the quality and integrity of our work and staff.  We are always looking for experienced individuals for attorney and support positions. If interested, please submit resumé specifying the position you are applying for to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to 775 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 400, Eden Prairie, MN  55344.

Our main office is located in the bustling Twin Cities suburb of Eden Prairie, MN, and we take great pride in our community. Eden Prairie has been ranked #1 in “Best Places to Live” by  Money Magazine.

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In 2016, we opened a second office in New Ulm, MN.

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FMJ is honored to be named one of Minnesota’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by Minnesota Business magazine for the sixth year in 2018.

Opportunities

Our firm prides itself on the quality and integrity of our work and staff. Every FMJ employee exemplifies character, competence, contributions, client service, and collegiality daily.

Associate – General Corporate & Business Practice
We are seeking an associate with at least 3 years of relevant experience to add to our growing Corporate practice. The candidate should have strong drafting and communication skills, a professional demeanor, experience in managing complex and time-sensitive projects, and the ability to work both as part of a team (including cross-office) and independently. Candidates with experience in general corporate advising; formation of business entities; tax; and/or contract drafting are preferred. A background in real estate would also be beneficial.

We offer excellent benefits, a salary commensurate with experience, performance-based bonuses, and an opportunity for professional growth.  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste. 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Transportation & Logistics Attorney – Contract & Transactional Attorney
We have an open full-time position for a contract and transactional attorney in our Transportation & Logistics Group.

FMJ seeks a junior to mid-level associate with 2 to 4 years of experience in general corporate or corporate finance experience and a strong academic background. The candidate should have strong drafting and communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment and business experience or inclination, if possible. Candidates with experience in transportation-related transactions (aviation, aerospace, railroad, marine industries) or a tax background are preferred.

We offer excellent benefits, a salary commensurate with experience, performance-based bonuses and an opportunity for professional growth. This position is a great opportunity for a candidate interested in being an integral part of an internationally recognized transportation practice.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste. 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Associate – Litigation
FMJ is a mid-sized firm with a national practice and has an opening for an experienced litigation associate with 3-7 years of experience preferred. This is a fast-paced, sophisticated practice that involves general and commercial litigation matters.

We are looking for a motivated, hard-working attorney with superior oral and written advocacy skills who is interested in trial experience. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email resume to employment@fmjlaw.com or by mail to 775 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Legal Assistant – Estate Planning
We have an open full-time position for an experienced Estate Planning Legal Assistant for our high volume practice. We require at least 3 years of related experience in all phases of estate planning, including preparing of wills, trusts, deeds, and other asset transfer documents, and an understanding of estate and gift tax laws. Probate and trusts administration experience is a plus.

The candidate should have excellent communication skills, a professional demeanor, and a strong work ethic. We offer excellent benefits, a salary commensurate with experience, and a convenient Eden Prairie location.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste. 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Transportation & Logistics Attorney – Finance & Transactions
We have an open full-time position for an experienced finance and transaction attorney in our Transportation & Logistics group.

We are seeking a mid-level associate with 4-6 years of relevant experience in commercial lending, structured finance, equipment finance and leasing, secured finance or similar experience representing financiers, lessors, customers, and manufacturers. The candidate should have strong drafting and communication skills, a professional demeanor, experience in managing complex and time-sensitive projects, and the ability to work both as part of a team (including cross-office) and independently. Candidates with experience in transportation finance (aviation, aerospace, railroad, marine industries) and transferable, established client relationships preferred.

We offer excellent benefits, a salary commensurate with experience, performance-based bonuses, and an opportunity for professional growth. This position is a great opportunity for a candidate interested in being an integral part of an internationally recognized transportation practice.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste. 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Law Clerk – Estate Planning
We are looking for a law clerk to work within our growing Trusts & Estates group to support the attorneys and staff with a variety of estate planning matters.

We are looking for a candidate who is in their 2L year and is interested in clerking during the school year, as well as during the summer. FMJ is looking for a commitment of 10-15 hours per week during the school year and 20-30 hours per week during the summer. Working as a law clerk is a unique opportunity to experience the day-to-day workflow, tasks, and projects of an FMJ attorney practicing in the Trusts & Estates group. Law clerks at FMJ can expect to have real-world associate experiences, including client meetings, drafting, research, and other related matters.

FMJ is looking for a candidate with a strong interest in trust and estate planning, probate and trust administration, conservatorships and guardianships, real property, and other related areas of law. The FMJ law clerk will handle a wide range of duties in the Trusts and Estates practice area, as well as other related FMJ practice areas. The FMJ law clerk will communicate with FMJ attorneys, staff, and clients. We are looking for a motivated, mature law student who is comfortable interacting with attorneys, staff, and clients. Our goal is to provide a law clerk with a comprehensive understanding of the FMJ trusts and estates practice.

Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste. 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Senior Litigation Attorney
We are seeking a senior litigator with at least 10-15 years of experience to work in the areas of general business litigation, unfair competition, and employment law.

Attorneys already approved by insurers as panel counsel to work on EPL claims would be a plus. Candidates with an established book of business are preferred.

Please email resume to employment@fmjlaw.com or by mail to 775 Prairie Center Drive, Suite 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Equal Employment Opportunity
FMJ is an EEO/AA Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at FMJ will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. FMJ does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other legally protected status.