The Vogel Law firm is seeking a Systems Administrator to work out of our Fargo, ND office and travel to our offices in Bismarck and Moorhead as needed. This position reports to the COO/CFO of the Firm.
As systems administrator you will be required to provide technical support and administration of Vogel’s systems, networks, and related appliances in a fast-paced, multi-location environment.
- Manage installation and maintenance of PC/Server hardware and software.
- Maintain and monitor servers (physical and virtual).
- Administration of MS Exchange 2010 and Active Directory servers.
- Continue to refine file storage and data backup solutions to meet Firm’s evolving needs.
- Balance multiple projects and priorities while providing exceptional customer service.
- Provide research and recommend solutions to optimize network performance and minimize potential security issues.
- Use performance analysis tools to assist in capacity planning for organization's budget.
- Assists in the creation of processes and procedures for network operations.
- Generate recurring reports on network performance, systems monitoring and usage.
- Help maintain and update network disaster recovery plans.
- Bachelor’s or Associates degree in an IT related field.
- 4+ years of IT/systems experience resulting in excellent skills and judgment.
- Experience in supporting and managing MS Exchange 2010, MS Server 2003-2010, Win7, Office 2007-2010 and MS Terminal Services are required.
- Knowledge of VMware servers, host configurations, and required maintenance.
- Ability to provide great customer service and desk-side support.
- Possess good oral and written communications.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities frequently.
- Ideal candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills in addition to excellent technical knowledge.
- Strong ethics, integrity and dependability are a must.
- Must be able to meet physical demands of job which could include lifting and/or moving up to 50lbs.
- Ability to travel to 3 main locations (Fargo, Moorhead and Bismarck) as needed.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Recruiter@vogellaw.com no later than December 19, 2013.Read More »
Vogel Law Firm is pleased to announce the addition of Seth A. Thompson to the firm. He is an associate attorney in the Bismarck office. Seth graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. After law school, Seth served as a law clerk to Justice Carol Ronning Kapsner of the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Seth focused his legal education primarily on labor and employment law. In addition to graduating with an emphasis in labor and employment law, Seth served as the Editor-in-Chief of the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law and received the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law. He also clerked for a public-sector labor union and Region 18 of the National Labor Relations Board. Prior to attending law school, Seth spent four years working for a labor union negotiating collective bargaining agreements and handling arbitrations and mediations. He served as the head elected official of the 900-member organization for two years.
Seth also has hands-on knowledge of the construction industry. Prior to law school, Seth worked as an electrician on numerous construction projects in the Red River Valley. He attended two years of trade school and completed a three-year U.S. Department of Labor approved electrical apprenticeship program, eventually becoming a master electrician in 2003. While working as an electrician, Seth attended night and weekend classes for three years to obtain his bachelor’s degree. Always up for a challenge, he then took night classes to earn a master’s degree in management with an emphasis in human resources.
Seth grew up in the Lignite and Crosby area, and his wife, Anna, is originally from New Salem.
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Governor Jack Dalrymple has appointed Vogel Law Firm attorney Jacob T. Rodenbiker as North Dakota’s newest uniform law commissioner. More than 300 lawyers from across the country comprise the Uniform Law Commission. The ULC researches, drafts, and promotes enactment of uniform state laws where uniformity in the law is desirable and practical.
Asked about the appointment, Jake commented that he is “grateful to the Governor and honored to join North Dakota’s delegation of uniform law commissioners, along with lawyers from across the country, in seeking common answers in various areas of the law that we can bring back to this state for our legislative assembly to debate.”
Jake, an associate in the Bismarck office of the Vogel Law Firm, litigates cases for individuals and business entities. His past employment includes being a prosecutor in Burleigh County and Miami-Dade County, Florida, and legal counsel for the North Dakota Insurance Department. He presently serves on the Law-related Education Committee of the State Bar Association and previously co-chaired the Young Lawyers Section's Education and Professionalism Committee. He is a barrister of the Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle American Inn of Court and is officer-at-large of the Big Muddy Bar Association. Jake serves his community as a volunteer firefighter with the Bismarck Rural Fire Department and as a former rescue diver with the Burleigh County Dive Team.
Link to the announcement on SBAND websiteL http://www.ndcourts.govRead More »
Lisa Borgen announced that she will be stepping down as Clay County District Court Judge on November 1, 2013 to join the Vogel Law Firm.
Tami Norgard, one of Vogel Law Firm’s managing partners, commented, “Lisa Borgen is an accomplished judge and is well-known as a respected, tireless attorney with a passion for helping people. Lisa is a commanding presence in a court room and will be a zealous advocate for firm clients. Our lawyers have worked against, beside and in front of Lisa Borgen for years and are eager to have her join our firm. We know she will be a great fit for our team-oriented approach at Vogel. She has a broad range of experience that will make her an asset to the entire law firm, and particularly our criminal law, family law and litigation teams.”Read More »
Pat Weir and Josh Swanson have recently published a synopsis of North Dakota law for the 2013 edition of the Tort Law Desk Reference – A Fifty State Compendium, which is nationally distributed by Aspen Publishers and Wolter Klumer. The Tort Law Desk Reference provides a succinct survey of the tort laws of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. It is designed to serve as an initial reference for: corporate in-house counsel or litigation management professionals who are overseeing tort cases in more than one state; in-house professionals at the liability, casualty or property insurance companies concerned with claims and litigation management; and attorneys handling tort cases in more than one state.
Pat Weir limits his practice to representing those individuals and families who have suffered serious or fatal injuries as a result of another’s conduct. Josh Swanson’s practice is centered on litigation where he focuses on energy and natural resource law, commercial litigation, and plaintiff's law.Read More »
Fargo, N.D. – Vogel Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm and 12 of its attorneys are recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA.
Chambers ranked Vogel Law Firm in Band 1 in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Corporate/Commercial; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate.
Vogel Law Firm attorneys recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, along with the areas of law for which they were selected, include: Jon Brakke (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Steven Johnson (Corporate/Commercial), William Schlossman (Corporate/Commercial), Lisa Edison-Smith (Labor and Employment), John Kapsner (Litigation: General Commercial), M. Daniel Vogel (Litigation: General Commercial), Pat Weir Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial), Tami Norgard (Litigation: General Commercial), Todd Haggart (Litigation: General Commercial), Angela Lord (Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense), Robert J. Udland (Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense), and Daniel Bueide (Real Estate) .
The Chambers rankings are based on extensive research conducted by Chambers and Partners Legal Publishers, a highly respected English research firm that publishes directories assessing and ranking the world’s leading attorneys. For more information see www.chambersandpartners.com.Read More »
FARGO/MOORHEAD, ND/MN (May 9, 2013) – Matthew Thompson graduated from The Chamber’s Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo program on Thursday, May 9 during a graduation ceremony at the Bluestem Center for the Arts.Read More »
Vogel Law Firm Attorney Caren Wanner Stanley to Present at Lorman Education Services Seminar: Judgment Enforcement
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Lisa Edison-Smith, MSBA Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist, pens Gavel article, “10 Client Phrases That Predict Disaster”
In the recent edition of the Gavel, Vogel Law Firm attorney, Lisa Edison-Smith, an MSBA Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist, shares "10 Client Phrases That Predict Disaster" in her employment and labor law practice. To read the article please visit http://sband.org/News%20Events/Gavel.aspx.Read More »
Vogel Law Firm is pleased to announce that Leah Sonstelie Warner has become a shareholder in the firm. Leah concentrates her practice in civil litigation and family/domestic law in both Minnesota and North Dakota. She received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She joined the firm after graduating with honors from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.Read More »