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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FMJ is honored to be named one of Minnesota’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by Minnesota Business magazine for the fifth consecutive year in 2016.

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

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Opportunities

Fafinski Mark & Johnson prides ourselves on the quality and integrity of our work and staff. Every FMJ employee exemplifies character, competence, contributions, client service and collegiality daily.

LEGAL POSITIONS

Employment Attorney: We are looking for a full-time Associate Attorney with two to five years of employment law experience to work in our fast-paced local and national employment practice in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. The position will be responsible for both employment and HR advising, as well as handling employment and some commercial litigation matters.

Candidates should be highly motivated, ambitious, committed, hard-working, and a quick study. Candidates should also have strong writing and oral advocacy skills and be a dedicated team player, and have experience communicating directly with clients. We offer compensation that is commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. Please email resume and cover letter to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. FMJ is an EEO/AA employer.

Patent Attorney: We are looking for a full or part-time Patent Attorney. We are open to candidates who either wish to work out of our Eden Prairie, Minnesota office or who would prefer to work remotely. The position will be responsible for drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, maintaining patents, and counseling clients through the patent application process. The position may also have some responsibility for counseling clients on patent-related intellectual property matters such as licensing, infringement, and litigation issues.

We are looking for someone who is able to work independently and who has some pre-existing client relationships as well as the ability to work on patent matters for our existing clients. Our existing client needs are primarily in the area of mechanical inventions, but also include design, software, or other patents. You should be proactive, thorough and a quick study. You should have intellectual property experience, and be skilled in research, presentations, written communication, and planning.

  • Requirements:
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
    • Member of a state bar within the United States
    • Admitted to Practice before the USPTO

Compensation will be related to productivity. Candidates who need or desire flexible work arrangements are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and cover letter to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste 400, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Receptionist: We are seeking a full-time Receptionist. The ideal candidate must be professional, well-spoken, and possess a pleasant telephone manner. The candidate must also possess a willingness to host guests, be flexible, organized, reliable, and self-motivated. Job duties include all reception duties, supply orders, office kitchen duties, office library duties, and other miscellaneous other duties within the office as needed. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, three years reception experience (preferably in a law firm) and experience with Microsoft Outlook. FMJ offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Please email resume and cover letter to employment@fmjlaw.com or mail to FMJ-HR, 775 Prairie Center Drive, Ste 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.