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LAST UPDATED: February 28, 2017

Employment Law Associate Attorney
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a nationwide law firm dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation. With 55 offices and over 800 attorneys, Jackson Lewis is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney for the Portland, Oregon office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Handle employment related claims in litigation and before state and federal enforcement agencies
  • Provide advice and counsel to employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations
  • Effectively and persuasively write briefs and motions for the benefit of our clients
  • Cultivate productive and effective relationships with clients
  • Argue decisively at court hearings
  • Conduct fact gathering and advantageous depositions
  • Defend properly prepared client representatives at deposition

Skills and Educational Requirements:
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • 1-4 years of relevant experience, preferably in employment defense litigation
  • Oregon Bar Admission with "active" status required
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, team environment
  • Outstanding academic credentials 

Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Martha.Tanner@jacksonlewis.com


Tax Associate
The Portland office of Garvey Schubert Barer is seeking a mid-level tax associate with 3-5 years of law firm experience. Candidates must have an LL.M. in Taxation, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, a focus on income tax (corporate, partnership and individual), particularly with regard to business transactions, planning, entity formation and federal, state and local controversy, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission required. Although based in Portland, the successful candidate will be involved in projects originating in our other offices as well. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com(2/27/17)

Estate Planning Associate
The Portland office of Garvey Schubert Barer is seeking a mid-level to senior associate to join its estate planning practice. Successful candidate will have at least 5 years of estate planning and trust administration experience, LL.M. in Taxation and/or extensive experience in estate and income tax, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission required. Washington license a plus. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com(2/27/17)

Juvenile Court Hearings Referee
Multnomah County Circuit Court, Oregon Judicial Department. Salary Range $6,107 - $9,947 monthly.  Applications must be submitted through the State of Oregon Jobs E-Recruit system. For more information or to apply go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon, search for "Hearings Referee" and select the Job Title. EOE (2/27/17)


Insurance Law Attorney
The Portland office of Bullivant Houser Bailey, PC is seeking an attorney with at least three years' experience practicing in insurance coverage law to join our Insurance Law Group. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your existing business by joining our nationally-recognized coverage team. Applicants should have strong demonstrated trial and analytical skills and proven marketing and client development success.  This position includes all phases of litigation, including case management, motion practice, discovery, arbitrations, appraisals and trials. It also involves non-litigated insurance coverage work including research, taking EUOs, writing opinion letters and advising insurers on their obligations with respect to claims and claim-handling. Applicants must be admitted to the Oregon State Bar. 
 
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a writing sample to Carol O'Connell at carol.oconnell@bullivant.com. (2/13/17)


Admissions Manager
The Oregon State Bar is looking to fill the position that will perform the functions of the Executive Director of the Board of Bar Examiners (BBX) as set forth in the Rules for Admission. This position will provide administrative, management, and staff support for the Admissions Department of the Oregon State Bar (OSB), in compliance with BBX directives and within policy guidelines applicable to OSB departments.

Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details. 

Equal Opportunity Employer (1/31/17)


Family Law Attorney Position
Yates Family Law, PC, an AV rated Portland firm seeks an attorney with at least 5-7 years' experience in family law. Competitive compensation and full benefits. Send resume, with writing sample Attn: Office Administrator, Cecelia Connolly, cconnolly@yatesfamilylaw.com. All inquiries will remain strictly confidential. (1/23/17)


Casualty Litigation Attorney
The Portland office of Bullivant Houser Bailey is seeking an attorney with at least five years of relevant experience in handling cases in the area of products liability, personal and catastrophic injury and asbestos litigation.  This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our nationally-recognized litigation team.  This position involves all phases of litigation, and includes drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, and handling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and trials.
 
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • An exceptional academic record along with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • At least three years of private law firm practice.
  • Strong legal research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to handle a file from intake to trial with minimal supervision.
  • Must be admitted to practice in Oregon.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a 5-7 page writing sample to Jill Valentine, Attorney Services Administrator at Jill.Valentine@Bullivant.com


Real Estate Attorney
McEwen Gisvold LLP, a mid-size downtown Portland, Oregon law firm seeks a junior attorney (2-5 years of experience preferred) to work in its dynamic and busy transactional real estate department. Experience with drafting and negotiating loan documents strongly preferred. We are a highly regarded, long-existing firm serving institutional clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. We have a sophisticated real estate practice led by some of the most experienced and influential attorneys in Oregon while maintaining and promoting a healthy work/life balance. 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 March 15, 2017 at 12 pm. 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. (1/23/17)

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Estate planning law firm seeks a legal assistant/paralegal with 3+ years working in estate planning and administration. Must be familiar with the Multnomah County probate court rules and procedures. Experience preparing federal and Oregon estate tax returns is a plus. Candidate must be self-directed, attentive to detail, good with numbers, and effective at communicating. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. We offer a competitive pay and benefits. A growing and challenging practice, and an informal atmosphere. If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HR@clblaw.net.

Employment type: Full-time
Compensation: Depends on experience & qualification (1/13/17)


Intellectual Property Attorney
Dunn Carney is seeking an intellectual property attorney with at least 5 years of experience.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience with technology agreements, licensing, and other IP issues, as well as experience handling corporate and transactional matters.  A portable book of business is preferred and admission to the Oregon State Bar is required.  We welcome qualified applicants to submit a cover letter and resume to our HR Director, Donna Moser, at dmoser@dunncarney.com, and to visit our website at www.dunncarney.com.(1/13/17)


Financial Institutions Attorney (Portland)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (MNG&D) is seeking a full-time attorney with at least five years of commercial lending experience to join its Portland, Oregon, office. Knowledge of and experience in commercial lending and working with financial institutions required.  Strong academic credentials and analytical ability also required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by e-mail to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, at MNRecruiting@millernash.com. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., OSB ad, firm website). 

MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. (1/13/17)


Partner-Level Creditors' Rights Attorney (Portland)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (MNG&D) is seeking a full-time attorney with at least 12 years of significant experience in commercial loan workouts and restructurings, secured transactions, and commercial finance to join its Portland, Oregon, office. Experience with bankruptcy, receivership, and other insolvency proceedings a plus but not required.  Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by e-mail to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, at MNRecruiting@millernash.com. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., OSB ad, firm website). 

MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. (1/13/17)


Family Law Attorney 
Buckley Law P.C. is a Pacific Northwest law firm located in Lake Oswego dedicated to helping our clients achieve success in their personal and professional lives. We provide a full range of transactional and litigation services while delivering an exceptional client experience.

We are adding to one of our Family Law teams and looking for a Family Law Attorney.  This associate will support a Partner with a broad range of Family Law matters and is supported by a Paralegal.  

The ideal candidate will have:
  • 4+ years of family law experience, ideally with experience in Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah Counties
  • An ability to prioritize multiple, concurrent matters and activities 
  • An ability to work well with different management styles
  • Desire to learn and continuously improve skills and abilities 
  • An ability to take direction, process information, think through outcomes
  • Willingness to take on tough assignments and be resourceful
  • High attentiveness to detail and thoroughness in work activities 

To apply for immediate consideration, please send a resume to resumes@buckley-law.com with a cover letter and your current and targeted compensation range. (12/22/16)


Civil Litigation Attorney
Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP, one of the largest and fastest growing US law firms, has an immediate opening for an attorney to join the civil litigation practice group in our Portland, Oregon office. Experience preferred including:
  • 3-7 years litigation experience; including depositions, motion practice, and oral argument,
  • Tort, product liability, employment law, and commercial litigation experience,
  • Admission to practice in both OR and WA, and
  • Excellent references and academic credentials.

We offer a friendly business-casual environment with competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to chawk@gordonrees.com.

Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani is an equal employment opportunity employer with a nationally recognized commitment to diversity. (12/20/16)


Litigation Associate Attorney
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a nationwide law firm dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation. With 55 offices and over 800 attorneys, Jackson Lewis is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney for the Portland, Oregon office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Handle employment related claims in litigation and before state and federal enforcement agencies
  • Provide advice and counsel to employers on a wide range of employment laws and regulations
  • Effectively and persuasively write briefs and motions for the benefit of our clients
  • Cultivate productive and effective relationships with clients
  • Argue decisively at court hearings
  • Conduct fact gathering and advantageous depositions
  • Defend properly prepared client representatives at deposition

Skills and Educational Requirements:
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • 2-6 years of relevant experience, preferably in employment defense litigation
  • Oregon Bar Admission with "active" status required
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, team environment
  • Outstanding academic credentials 

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, the Firm will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. 
Jackson Lewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Martha.Tanner@jacksonlewis.com. (12/16/16)


Litigation Paralegal - Portland
Garvey Schubert Barer, a national law firm with offices in Portland, Oregon; Seattle; New York; Washington, DC; Anchorage; and Beijing is seeking a litigation paralegal to join its Litigation Practice in the Portland office.  

The successful candidate will have:
  • 3-5 years of litigation paralegal experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state court practices and procedures
  • Experience in interviewing witnesses and coordinating trial witnesses and exhibits in both minor and major trials
  • Computer skills and knowledge of litigation management software
  • Substantive understanding of commercial transactions, bankruptcy, white collar crime desirable, depending on the practice area
  • Exceptional oral, written and research skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political ideology, marital status, familial relationships, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email their resume and cover letter to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com.  If you require an accommodation for a disability to facilitate the application process, you are encouraged to contact Barbara Kernus at 202-298-1780. Principals only. (12/12/16)




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