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Farrish Johnson Law Office is a growing, well-respected, and award-winning law firm based in Mankato, Minnesota.  Established in 1893, it is the 10th oldest firm in Minnesota.  A full service firm with 14 areas of practice, Farrish Johnson is dedicated to providing clients with quality legal services and serving them with professional reliability and high ethical standards.

Farrish Johnson offers competitive compensation and benefits, a comfortable and contemporary office, and engaging opportunities for professional growth.

See more information below for current employment opportunities:


ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – FAMILY LAW AND EMPLOYMENT LAW – Mankato, MN: Farrish Johnson Law Office is a seven-attorney law firm in Mankato, Minnesota with a collaborative culture and experienced support staff. We have a need for an associate attorney licensed in Minnesota with one or more years of  work experience and an interest in employment law and family law.  We are looking for an attorney with a solid work ethic to deliver exceptional service to clients and positively influence our shared goals. You should be personable and confident, comfortable in the courtroom, be prepared to manage your own cases while working with an experienced team and be committed to establishing and maintaining your legal practice. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and copy of law school transcript via email to: skelly@farrishlaw.com. All applications will be held in confidence.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – LITIGATION – Mankato, MN: Farrish Johnson Law Office is a seven-attorney law firm in Mankato, Minnesota with a collaborative culture and experienced support staff. We have a need for an associate attorney licensed in Minnesota with work experience and an interest in litigation. We are looking for an attorney with a solid work ethic to deliver exceptional service to clients and positively influence our shared goals. You should be personable and confident, comfortable in the courtroom, be prepared to manage your own cases while working with an experienced team and be committed to establishing and maintaining your legal practice. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send a resume, cover letter, and copy of law school transcript via email to: skelly@farrishlaw.com. All applications will be held in confidence.

PARALEGAL/ LEGAL ASSISTANT – LITIGATION  – Mankato, MN: Farrish Johnson Law Office, Chtd., a seven attorney law firm located in Mankato, Minnesota, seeks a Paralegal/Legal Assistant for its Litigation Practice Group. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be responsible for assisting the attorney by performing administrative work, but also a significant amount of substantive work. General duties include the following:

  • Maintaining file organization, both electronically and in a physical file
  • Monitoring calendars and scheduling appointments
  • Tracking court and document deadlines
  • Responding to deadlines in a timely manner
  • Preparing discovery requests and reviewing discovery responses
  • Drafting pleadings, subpoenas, discovery requests and correspondence
  • Generating status reports; preparing case summaries and mediation materials
  • Documenting actions
  • Maintaining client contact and communicating case progress
  • Screening incoming referrals and cold calls
  • Conducting eFiling through the Minnesota Court’s online eFiling System
  • Preparing for trial proceedings by preparing exhibits, scheduling witnesses, organizing evidence and taking courtroom notes
  • Participating in continuing education and reading professional publications

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, and have a keen attention to detail; 2-3 years legal assistant/paralegal experience preferred; familiarity with civil litigation and legal procedures preferred; computer literacy including Microsoft Office and Adobe Pro; excellent communication skills; ability to multitask and work under pressure; demonstrate flexibility to prioritize workflow.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send a resume and cover letter via email to: mdanay@farrishlaw.com. All applications will be held in confidence.