Government and Real Estate Attorney

It is an exciting time to be at Rinke Noonan! We are a unique, forward-thinking firm, conveniently located in Central Minnesota and we think you’ll be pleased with the rich challenges and opportunities you can find here.

Rinke Noonan, LTD. Is seeking an attorney to join our team in St. Cloud, MN. The main focus of this position will be government and real estate.

Position Overview: In this position, you will be provided sophisticated, complex work that we believe you will find challenging and rewarding. This position includes a mix of government representation, and private client work. As a government attorney, your role includes serving as general counsel to cities and other government entities behind the scenes and at public meetings; drafting real estate and economic development documents, ordinances, and occasionally pleadings related to condemnation and zoning issues.  Your practice will also include counseling private individuals and business clients on property issues, real-estate transactions and development, and related governmental processes and approvals.

Our philosophy is to provide new associates with the rewarding and valuable experience of immediate client interaction and file management, coupled with training and mentorship of experienced partners and attorneys. Through our mentorship program, you will be assigned a mentor to support you personally and professionally, and provide growth opportunities. This position will also be supported by administrative staff including legal secretaries, legal technicians, paralegals, and marketing professionals to help you develop your career. This role also includes, if you desire, partnership opportunities.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Licensed attorney with 0-3 years of experience, including 2022 graduates
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills
  • Strong academic/professional credentials

Culture: We value passionate people who want more than just a job. The culture at Rinke Noonan values and supports people who contribute their individual talents and experience in a collaborative, team-based environment. We are passionate about the law, devoted to clients, and dedicated to serving the community and recognize that full, well-rounded lives is important to providing excellent legal counsel. We encourage everyone to lead rich and full lives outside of work, and to take advantage of everything Central Minnesota has to offer. Conversations around the office will likely include discussions of lake weekends in the summers, ice fishing in the winter, biking the Beaver Island Trail, kayaking the Mississippi, or visiting one of the many local breweries.  Learn more about our associate attorney life here.

Benefits: We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package to our team including:

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Excellent Training
  • Mentorship Program
  • Reasonable Billing Hour Requirement
  • Paid CLE’s, Membership Fees, and other Professional Dues
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Insurance (100% employer-paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% employer-paid)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (100% employer-paid)
  • Profit Sharing & 401(k) Plan

How to Apply: If you possess a positive attitude and are personally motivated to succeed, then apply below or send your cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Your inquiry will be held completely confidential.

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