Last Updated June 23, 2022

Water Rights, Rural Real Property & Civil Litigation Attorney
Schroeder Law Offices, PC, seeks an associate attorney in its Portland office who wants to work on the forefront of the critical issues facing the escalating world-wide food crisis and western drought conditions. Want to work in a busy and regional small firm where starting associates actually have access to the partners, clients and the court? Then this job is for you. The ideal candidate is licensed in Oregon, has 1-6 years’ experience in natural resources, real property, or civil litigation and is passionate about rural community and agricultural issues. Please visit www.water-law.com/associate-attorney for details. Our Oregon office is located in Portland’s Hollywood District (6/23/22).

Litigation & Business Attorneys
Samuel David Law has openings for full or part time attorneys with experience in civil litigation (business, contracts, & real estate) and business transactions (entity formation, contract drafting, M&A, real estate, & commercial). Successful candidates must have strong analytical, verbal, writing, and research capabilities, and excellent academic credentials. Tax knowledge helpful. Interested candidates must submit cover letter, resume and law school transcripts if graduated within the last five years. Aimee@SamuelDavidLaw.com (6/23/22)
 
Assessment Coordinator

The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time assessment coordinator to join its Accounting team. 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 PLF Accounting team deals with a blend of information science and people relations. If you have a pleasant telephone manner, a keen eye for numbers and data, and a natural customer service mentality, this position is for you! Our ideal assessment coordinator is extremely patient and derives satisfaction from helping people understand and navigate the payment of their annual assessments. Yet you are also able to successfully deliver tough messages with a live person on the other end of the line. You are methodical and organized, unfazed by scheduled tight deadlines. You are relentless in providing excellent customer service, but you always hold firm to your organization’s guiding policies. At the end of the day, you are a friendly problem solver, always ready to be of assistance to constituents and coworkers alike.
If this sounds like you, we are excited to have you apply! You will be joining a team of dedicated professionals in a supportive, affirming workplace.

What We Offer
We are pleased to state that the salary range for this position is $57,946-75,343. 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.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
For details about this position and to apply, we invite you to visit the Job Opportunities on our website (6/22/22).

Associate Attorney
Farleigh Wada Witt, a mid-sized AV-rated firm located in downtown Portland, is seeking an associate attorney with an interest in business law and estate planning/probate/trust administration.   

We are looking for candidates with anywhere from zero to 3 years of relevant experience, an eagerness to learn, the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently, impressive writing and speaking skills, and an entrepreneurial mindset.  

We work hard on a variety of interesting projects, but we also have a culture that encourages outside interests and balance.  

Please submit a cover letter to the Hiring Partner via email or regular mail at: lwinkle@fwwlaw.com or Farleigh Wada Witt, 121 SW Morrison St., Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97204.

We are an equal opportunity employer (6/17/22).

Litigation Attorney
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide counsel in litigation through trial of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers. 

Is this you? Visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html. Equal Opportunity Employer (6/17/22).

General Counsel Program Coordinator and Adjudicator Assistant
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide administrative and secretarial support to General Counsel’s Office and to the Adjudicator. 

Is this you? Visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html. Equal Opportunity Employer (6/10/22).

Professional Liability Underwriter
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time professional liability underwriter to join its unique and well-established Excess Coverage team. 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. The PLF Excess Program provides coverage to about 2,000 lawyers and 700 law firms each year.

Who We’re Looking For
The PLF Excess team deals with a blend of information science and people relations. If you have a strong analytical mind and a keen eye for data, combined with natural curiosity and a customer service mentality, this position is for you! Our ideal underwriter revels in their inner sleuth and derives satisfaction from identifying outliers and inconsistencies. You are methodical and organized, unfazed by periods of high-volume work. You love to sink your teeth into learning the intricacies of new systems and programs. Yet you also enjoy explaining the nuances of processes to others and helping them locate and navigate solutions. At the end of the day, you are a friendly problem solver, eager to be of assistance to stakeholders and coworkers alike.

If this sounds like you, we are excited to have you apply! You will be joining a team of dedicated professionals in a supportive, affirming workplace.

What We Offer
We are pleased to state that the salary range for this position is $83,175 – 116,398. 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 and may involve some travel throughout Oregon when COVID restrictions are lifted.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

For details about this position and to apply, we invite you to visit the Job Opportunities on our website. (5/19/22)

Oregon Consumer Justice
OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Chief Equity, Inclusion and Engagement Officer is a senior leader who provides strategic and programmatic leadership that advances a culture of equity diversity and inclusion as a critical component of Oregon Consumer Justice. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director (view complete job description and apply).
Salary: $118,000-$130,000/year plus benefits
The Chief Equity, Inclusion & Engagement Officer works across programs but with a particular emphasis on (1) community engagement, recruitment, retention, and institutional equity; (2) partnering with senior leaders to embed equity as we develop and drive forward the key strategies of the organization (3) Oregon Consumer Justice programs and (4) the Board of Directors and Committees.
Duties and responsibilities will include:

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Legal Director who will bring vision and strategic leadership to shaping early-stage organizational development. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director (view complete job description and apply). 
Salary: $175,000-$200,000/year plus benefits
The Oregon Consumer Justice Legal Director will lead OCJ’s work to create a more just and equitable consumer marketplace in Oregon by building and overseeing the Oregon Consumer Justice Community Legal Institute (OCJCLI). The Legal Director will serves as a thought partner and collaborative visionary across issues, areas, and departments. In addition, the Legal Director and team will support the Executive Director and CFO in decision making about OCJ‘s business matters, and will be the primary point of contact with external legal counsel retained for specific purposes and consultation.
Duties and responsibilities will include:

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Communications Director who will oversee all OCJ communications including the development and implementation of a strategic communications vision, as well as a broad and diverse range of programmatic, educational, and marketing communications. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director (view complete job description and apply). 
Salary: $95,000-$125,000/year plus benefits
The Communications Director serves as a trusted member of the executive team of a prominent consumer justice organization and must be deeply committed to social justice issues, able to engage effectively with a variety of community and professional partners, and focused on racial justice as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The Communications Director will initially be responsible for all communications, as they build a communications team.
Duties and responsibilities will include:

Commitment to Equity
OCJ sits at the intersection of law, policy, coalition and community advocates and Oregon consumers, with a particular commitment to those consumers and communities most harmed by predatory and fraudulent practices. All roles at OCJ will require: a willingness to share power, collaboration and teamwork, empathy, radical listening, adaptive communications skills, openness to learning and failure and growth, a capacity to embrace discomfort and resolve conflicts, racial awareness and experience recognizing intersectionality and identity, and personal reflection. All employees at OCJ will be asked to participate in ongoing work to develop strong internal and external systems that support movement towards equity and justice.

Business Associate – Yakima, WA
Are you looking for:
• A change of pace?
• A dramatically shorter commute?
• A creative, team-focused work environment?
• Complex and engaging legal work in a laid back, but high energy agricultural setting?

Do you want to live in a place that has:
• 300 days of annual sunshine?
• An emerging food, beverage, and music scene?
• Endless hiking, skiing, boating and other outdoor opportunities only minutes from your front door?

Stokes Lawrence’s Yakima office seeks a dynamic, hard-working, detail-oriented, and intellectually curious attorney for its expanding Business and Agriculture Groups. This position offers immediate client contact, business development, and career-building opportunities, along with a strong mentoring focus.

Our ideal candidate will have a sincere interest in relocating to Yakima to build a business/agricultural-oriented legal practice. Two to three years’ prior business and/or agriculture legal experience preferred, but not required for an otherwise determined and qualified candidate. 

Our lawyers and professional staff share a common value system rooted in collaboration, excellence, inclusion, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for personal growth and satisfaction. We recognize a responsibility to extend ourselves for the good of clients, the firm and the broader community. Learn more about our firm at www.stokeslaw.com. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at recruiting@stokeslaw.com for confidential consideration. (5/17/22)

Associate Attorney
Wallace, Klor, Mann, Capener & Bishop P.C. is one of the top law firms in the Northwest with a focus in workers’ compensation defense. Wallace, Klor, Mann, Capener & Bishop P.C. is currently seeking a full-time litigation associate for our Lake Oswego office with litigation experience and preference given to applicants with experience in the practice areas of workers’ compensation or insurance defense in Oregon and/or Washington.

Qualified candidates will have strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as a team member. Outstanding writing and oral advocacy skills, strong academic credentials and admission to the Oregon State Bar is required. Admission to or a willingness to be admitted to the Washington State Bar is preferred as we represent our clients in both states.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Amanda Chatzigiannakos at ac@wkmcblaw.com. For more information regarding our firm, please visit https://wkmcblaw.com (5/3/22)
 

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