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LAST UPDATED: April 19, 2017

Mid-Level Litigation Associate
Dunn Carney, LLP is seeking a mid-level litigation associate with at least 4 years of litigation experience. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills as well as outstanding research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. Candidates must be members of the Oregon State Bar. 
 
Dunn Carney is a Portland law firm with a strong Northwest presence, which traces its origins back to the 1930s. We are one of the state’s largest firms but maintain a collegial, team-driven culture that promotes collaboration across practice areas. Dunn Carney focuses on real estate, litigation and business law. 
 
We welcome qualified applicants to submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to HR Director Donna Moser at dmoser@dunncarney.com, and to visit our website at www.dunncarney.com. (4/19/17)


5+ Year Transactional Lawyer
Small downtown Portland law firm seeks 5+ year transactional lawyer for an encyclopedic partner's busy real estate, land use, and corporate practice. The successful applicant can read title reports and legal descriptions, write concisely, and speak crisply. Experience drafting sales agreements, leases, and easements is a strong plus. Intellectual curiosity is essential. Competitive salary and benefits, health insurance, 401(k). Send employment history and a writing sample to marisa@farlawfirm.com. (4/13/17)


Seeking Experienced Attorney
General practice downtown firm seeks experienced (5+ years) attorney with portable book of business ambitious for further growth. Superior analytical and verbal skills, competitive spirit, commitment to deadlines and strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit are essential. Send cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to: Heather at admin@huntpc.com. (4/13/17)


Trust Administration and Estate Planning Paralegal
Garvey Schubert Barer, a national law firm is seeking a Paralegal to join its Trust Administration and Estate Planning practice in the Portland office.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • 4+ years Trust and Estates experience
  • Knowledge of probate and non-probate proceedings, trust administration, irrevocable life insurance trusts, guardianships, basic estate planning and estate and gift taxes required. Must be able to oversee trust administration and asset distribution and have primary contact with personal representatives and trustees on administration issues.
  • Experience in return preparation and basic understanding of fiduciary income tax (federal and state tax, fiduciary and personal tax, gift tax, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with 706 preparation software is a plus
  • Organized and detail-orientated
  • Self-starter and capable of handling client's needs and concerns
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent proof-reading ability 
  • Strong traditional and online research skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or ABA Paralegal certification
GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political ideology, familial relationships, or status in any other legally protected group.
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email their resume and cover letter to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com.  Principals only. If you need assistance with the application process, contact Carey Jones, 503.228.3939. (4/13/17)


Trust & Estates Paralegal
Garvey Schubert Barer, a national law firm, is seeking a Paralegal to join its Trust & Estate Litigation practice in the Portland office.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Knowledge of estate planning, probate and non-probate proceedings, trust administration, irrevocable life insurance trusts, guardianships, estate and gift taxes required. Must be able to effectively oversee trust administration and asset distribution.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Court practices, specifically Oregon and California and specifically probate court practice.
  • Experience in multiple areas of estate planning and probate (federal and state tax, fiduciary and personal tax, gift tax, etc.) is desirable.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with Microsoft Access and Project is a plus.
  • Experience with Summation required. Ability to work independently under the direction of attorneys in the management of both small and large litigation cases.
  • Knowledge/Familiarity of IRS procedures and regulations.
  • Experience in interviewing witnesses and coordinating trial witnesses and exhibits in both minor and major trials commensurate with at least 3+ years in the field of law.  Basic knowledge of legal research techniques and use of Internet with traditional and online research skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree or ABA Paralegal certification preferred.
3 years of paralegal experience in probate, trust administration, trust and estate litigation preferred. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, political ideology, familial relationships, or status in any other legally protected group.
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email their resume and cover letter to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com. Principals only. If you need assistance with the application process, contact Carey Jones, 503.228.3939. (4/13/17)


Estate Planning Attorney
Buckley Law PC is adding to our Business and Estate Planning team and looking for an Estate Planning Attorney, preferably with an LL.M. This person will be part of a team providing business and estate planning legal services to our clients, typically mid to high net worth individuals, their businesses, and other holdings. We are looking to add an LL.M. to our team, to manage complex plans.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 6 or more years of estate planning experience, may include trust administration, estate planning, business planning, probates
  • Experience with estate planning with assets over $10M
  • Strong understanding of tax and how it relates to business and estate planning
  • 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
  • Willingness to take on tough assignments and be resourceful
  • Attentiveness to detail, be thorough in work activities, yet process information quickly
  • Partial or full book of business in business and estate planning or tax
  • To apply for immediate consideration, please send a resume to resumes@buckley-law.com with a cover letter (in email body is OK).
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.
Since the early 1980s, Buckley Law has provided a broad range of specialized services in business and commercial law, employment and labor law, real estate and land use, civil litigation, intellectual property, taxation, family and elder law, and estate planning, probate and trust administration.
If this position is not the right one for you and you are interested in Buckley Law, please send your resume with a cover letter, indicating the type of position in which you are interested. We will gladly keep your information for upcoming openings. (4/13/17)


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. (3/10/17)


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)





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