Last Updated March 27, 2023
Our Portland office has an opportunity for an associate to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in employment litigation and advice matters with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, taking and defending depositions, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, policies, etc. We provide our associates with multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs.
Interested candidates should apply using the link here: https://ogletree.com/careers/job-opportunities/portland-or/employment-litigation-associate-23-231617/
Alternative Dispute Resolution Analyst
The Civil and Criminal Programs Unit of the Oregon Judicial Department is hiring a full-time Alternative Dispute Resolution Analyst (Analyst 4). Salary $6,534 - $10,677/month. To learn more and apply, please follow this link: www.tinyurl.com/2hw2d5kd
Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) seeks a passionate, collaborative, and innovative attorney, committed to social justice and anti-racism, to provide direct representation, community outreach, and education to young people 12-24 years who are unstably housed, in dependencies, Becca proceedings, or minor guardianships in Clark County. The attorney must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association or qualify for admission by motion from another state under Washington State Court rule APR 3(c)(1). For more information about this position, please visit: www.lcycwa.org/careers
Rose Senders and Bovarnick is seeking to hire an associate with at least four years of litigation and trial experience. We have an active plaintiff's litigation practice in state and federal courts in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Nebraska. We handle FELA, medical negligence, employment and other tort cases in those states as well as workers compensation and ELL cases in Oregon. 95% of our defendants are corporations.
We want to hire an associate with at least four years of litigation and trial experience in tort, employment or workers compensation. The experience can be as either a plaintiff's or defendant's lawyer. The work includes lots of discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations and the occasional trial. Once the associate is up to speed, he or she will also travel for depositions, inspections, union meetings and trial. We offer a competitive salary, plus bonuses, good benefits, a great staff and a lovely office in NW Portland. The work environment is low key and supportive, but the cases are often as demanding as they are interesting. We all work both in the office and remotely. If you're interested, please send me a resume and some writing samples. If you want more information, feel free to call me or email me. Ofc: 503.227.2486 Cell: 503.704.8102 Email: email@example.com
Multnomah Defenders Incorporated (MDI), is public defender office, organized as a nonprofit public interest law firm, based in Portland, Oregon, that seeks a strategic and mission-driven Executive Director to lead our staff team and build on our track record of providing high-quality legal services to indigent clients throughout Multnomah County. For full job description and information, please visit the MDI careers page at https://multnomahdefenders.org/employment (3/6/23)
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time accounting coordinator to join its Accounting team. This position will report directly to the CFO. The PLF is the mandatory provider of primary legal malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers in private practice. The PLF also provides additional malpractice coverage for law firms above primary limits on an optional, underwritten basis.
Who We’re Looking For
The accounting coordinator position entails a combination of general accounting skills and customer service to further the mission of the PLF. In this role, you will process and manage fee bills, conduct daily bank reconciliations, manage staff corporate credit card accounts and reconciliations, and perform other tasks in support of the Accounting Department. Our ideal candidate has an eye for detail and is comfortable working as part of a team to meet tight deadlines. You can also work successfully with legacy software. You are flexible and willing to roll up your sleeves as you provide support to your team and staff throughout the organization.
If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply. You will be joining a team of committed professionals in a supportive, affirming workplace.
What We Offer
We are pleased to state that this position has a hiring range of $51,700 – $64,575. We also offer an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Oregon PERS/OPSRP retirement program, health insurance, and other benefits.
This position is based at the PLF office in Tigard with a hybrid remote work setup. No travel is required for this position.
Application Deadline: February 24, 2023
For details and to apply, visit the Job Opportunities on our website.
Stokes Lawrence, P.S.
Stokes Lawrence, P.S. is seeking an experienced employment lawyer at a partner or senior associate level. A successful candidate will have a minimum of six years of experience, superior communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to independently advise employers on a wide variety of employment law issues, and the ability to supervise and collaborate with others. Experience conducting workplace investigations and a full or partial book of business are desired.
Stokes Lawrence is a mid-sized commercial law firm with offices in Seattle and Yakima. Our clients range from locally owned and operated businesses to Fortune 500 companies, and also include nonprofits and individuals. A certified Women Business Enterprise and member of NAMWOLF (National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms), the firm views inclusion, equity, and diversity as a business imperative. We believe that diverse teams of lawyers and staff create a stronger, more resilient organization that produces better results for our clients. Stokes Lawrence is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. Our attorneys share a common value system rooted in a sense of collaboration, excellence, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for professional and personal growth and satisfaction. Learn more about our firm at www.stokeslaw.com
Compensation for this position will be determined based on the individual’s qualifications and experience. For senior associate candidates, the expected salary range is between $150,000-200,000, as well as opportunities for a quarterly non-discretionary hours stipend and/or a discretionary annual bonus. Compensation for candidates with partner-level experience will be higher than for associate candidates, depending on qualifications, experience and expected levels of production. Stokes Lawrence provides attorneys with medical, vision, dental, life, AD&D, and disability insurance coverage, bar and professional membership dues, paid parental leave, flexible PTO, and contributions to a 401(k) profit sharing plan. Additional information about attorney benefits can be found at www.stokeslaw.com/attorney-hiring
Please send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org
for confidential consideration. (2/1/23)
Youth, Rights & Justice
YRJ is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to join our team!
This position provides representation for children, youth, and parents involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems. This role supports individual client needs, goals, and aspirations through a holistic approach involving collaborative efforts with attorneys, case managers, and various members of the community. Ability to practice law in the state of Oregon and maintain a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are required. Spanish language proficiency is highly preferred, but not a requirement.
We encourage diverse applicants and are aware of research indicating that many women and BIPOC individuals hesitate to apply if they don’t fully match all listed qualifications. We encourage you to consider this opportunity holistically and we commit to evaluating candidates for this opportunity holistically.
For more information about this position, please visit the YRJ careers page at https://youthrightsjustice.org/get-involved/careers/
Law Clerk Vacancy
Chambers of the Honorable Marco A. Hernandez, US District Court, Portland. This is a two-year term clerk position, beginning Fall 2024. Submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript (unofficial is fine), writing sample (no more than five pages, double-spaced; excerpts are fine), and two letters of recommendation. Applications (hard copies only) must be received between February 15, 2023 and April 14, 2023. Send or deliver to Elisabeth Rennick, Law Clerk to Honorable Marco A. Hernandez, 1507 US Courthouse, 1000 SW Third Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204 (11/1/22).