MBA Weekly Lawyer Employment Bulletin

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LAST UPDATED - December 18, 2014

Associate Attorney - Business and Transactions Lateral

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester has an opening for an associate attorney with at least two years of transactional experience to join our business practice group. Work assignments may include contract preparation and review, entity formation, related business advice and counsel, and real estate transactions. At least two years of relevant experience is required. Strong academic record, outstanding analytical and writing skills and Oregon Bar membership are required.

This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest. With 36 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client service and highly effective advocacy in both the courtroom and the boardroom. Cosgrave's clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate and business lawyers in Oregon.

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued.

Qualified applicants should apply through our website www.cosgravelaw.com and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-7 pages)
  • Law school transcript

Applications must include all of the above documents for full consideration. Documents may be uploaded in Word or PDF format on the website.

All inquiries will be handled confidentially. Interviews will be scheduled starting in mid-January. Position is open until filled.

Busy Health Law Solo Practitioner

Seeking a lawyer with at least five years' experience to enter into a partnership with the aim of taking over the practice in two to three years. I have a year-round, steady client base of 325 private practice physical therapists in Oregon and Washington, plus other small business clients. Services to clients include professional licensing, board disciplinary proceedings, regulatory compliance, insurance contracting, representation in medical payment audits, workers' compensation treatment and billing compliance, Medicare compliance, HIPAA compliance, employment issues, commercial leases, insurance payment disputes, purchase and sale of clinics, and general small business issues. There is room to expand services. Candidates should have excellent communications skills, a sound grasp of administrative law, Medicare and HIPAA, and enjoy serving medical practitioner clients. Oregon Bar membership required, Washington Bar membership a plus. Furnished office available in our four-office suite. Excellent opportunity for lawyer with some clients but looking for a full-time practice. Please email cover letter, resume and short (3-5 pages) writing sample to godwinlaw@earthlink.net.

Real Estate Attorney

McEwen Gisvold LLP, a mid-size downtown Portland, Oregon law firm, seeks a lateral attorney (4-12 years of experience) to work in its dynamic and busy transactional business and real estate department. We are a highly-regarded,  long-existing law firm serving institutional clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. We have a sophisticated real estate and business practice led by some of the most experienced and influential attorneys in Oregon. We are searching for an attorney to work in the areas of commercial real estate finance, sales, leasing and work-outs for our institutional lender clients. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication, writing and research skills, have a strong employment history, and have the ability to exercise sound independent judgment.

Salary will be dependent upon experience and includes a bonus compensation arrangement.

All responses will be treated confidentially. No calls, please.

Please email resume and cover letter to hr@mcewengisvold.com no later than January 15, 2015 at 12 p.m. After receipt of resumes, interviews will be scheduled.

Resume/cover letter must include:

  • Work experience with dates of employment and compensation.
  • Reason for leaving or wanting to leave past and current employment.
  • Salary expectations.

Please note we are only accepting applications from candidates with relevant experience described above.

December 10, 2014

Civil Litigation Attorney

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an open position for an associate attorney to join our civil litigation practice. Work assignments may include personal injury, general liability, business, and construction litigation. A minimum of one year of post-graduate legal experience is required. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical writing skills, and Oregon Bar membership are required.

This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roods in the Northwest. With 36 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client responsiveness and highly effective advocacy, both in the courtroom and the boardroom. Cosgrave's clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate, and business lawyers in Oregon.

Cosgrave is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued.

Qualified applicants should complete an application and submit the following documents through our website: www.cosgravelaw.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-7 pages)
  • Law school transcript

Documents may be uploaded in Word or PDF format on the website. Applications must include all documents for full consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

November 13, 2014

Public Defender Services of Lane County, Inc.

Is accepting applications for a full-time adult court criminal defense attorney. We are a private nonprofit represented court-appointed adult and juvenile clients. Requirements: Current Oregon State Bar member, felony qualified. Measure 11 qualified preferred, minimum four years' criminal defense experience. Start ASAP. Excellent benefits. Equal opportunity employer. Application deadline: 12/15/14. To apply: Email letter of introduction, salary requirements, resume, and references to: personnel@lanepds.org.

November 10, 2014

Portland Based Immigration Law Firm

Is seeking attorney with at least five years' experience and a well-established practice either in immigration or a compatible practice area. Interested persons please reply to pacificnwlawfirm@gmail.com.

Associate Attorney

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., a regional law firm, is looking for an associate to join its business litigation practice in Portland. Requirements include 3-5 years of experience working with closely held businesses on a wide variety of matters including both litigation and transactional work. Some experience in dispute resolution and collections is preferred. Successful candidate must possess excellent communication, writing and research skills, a strong academic record, the ability to exercise sound independent judgment and good client relations skills. Please send resume and cover letter to Chris Hardy, Hiring Assistant, by email at chris.hardy@harrang.com or by mail at 1001 SW 5th Ave. 16th floor, Portland OR 97204. Equal Opportunity Employer.









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