Last Updated November 1, 2022

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). 

Claims Attorney
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time claims attorney to join our Claims Department. The PLF is the mandatory provider of primary legal malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers in private practice. The PLF also offers additional malpractice coverage for law firms above primary limits on an optional, underwritten basis. PLF claims attorneys manage a caseload of lawyer professional liability claims and work with covered attorneys and outside counsel on a broad range of matters involving lawyer professional liability.

Who We’re Looking For
The claims attorney position combines some of the best aspects of private practice with the service mentality of a mission-driven organization. In this role, you will spend considerable time immersed in working autonomously on your own assigned files, yet also keeping abreast of the claims issues and trends facing your colleagues and the Claims Department in general. Our ideal candidate enjoys sifting through the procedural timeline of a case to discern the relevant facts, but is equally adept at conversing with outside counsel or covered attorneys about broad strategic direction for a particular matter. Your litigation experience, knowledge of professional liability and/or insurance defense issues, and network of connections within the Oregon legal community allow you to effectively analyze and address claims against lawyers involving a broad array of legal issues and a wide range of practice areas. You are a willing team member, eager to offer support and contribute to the success of the department and the PLF. Beyond the intellectual satisfaction you derive from your work, you truly appreciate the opportunity to achieve a good result for your covered attorneys and are proud to be part of an organization with a service ethic and an established place in the legal profession.

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 the hiring range for this position is $110,000-$130,000. 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, primarily in Oregon. Application Deadline: November 4, 2022. For details about this position and to apply, we invite you to visit the Job Opportunities on the OSB website (10/25/22).

Accounting Manager
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time accounting manager 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 manager position entails a special combination of strong general ledger experience, supervisory experience, and customer service to further the mission of the PLF. In this role, you will supervise a small team within the Accounting Department. Our ideal candidate enjoys reconciling detailed processes and finding the story the numbers reveal. This attention to details helps you serve as a resource to departments across the PLF as you make complex information more accessible to non-financial staff. You are comfortable with tight deadlines and can assist your staff in achieving those 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 staff 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 the hiring range for this position is $80,000-$100,000. 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: October 26, 2022. For details and to apply, visit the Job Opportunities on the OSB website.

Shareholder - Real Estate 
Buckley Law is looking for a Real Estate Attorney (primarily residential) or small team to add to our group. Established real estate attorney transitioning practice within the next two years is looking for a shareholder/partner level attorney to take over high volume practice.
 
The ideal Attorney (Shareholder) will have 8+ years as a practicing attorney with experience in real estate transactions and litigation and an ability to manage a larger volume of cases. 
 
Our employees have voted Buckley Law as one of the top workplaces in Oregon and a best company to work for in Oregon. Please send a resume to resumes@buckley-law.com with a cover letter and your targeted compensation range. Find out more about this position and Buckley Law on our careers page: https://www.buckley-law.com/our-firm/careers/ (10/12/22).
 
Associate - Business

Interested in all areas of business law, including real estate, M&A, general business, operating contracts and more?  Ready to embrace enthusiastically new opportunities and a wealth of knowledge from very experienced attorneys? Buckley Law is adding to our Business team and looking for an up and coming Business attorney for our Firm. 
 
The ideal Attorney (Associate) will have at least 2 years as a practicing business attorney with experience in new business entity creation, business contracts, real estate, and M&A.
 
Our employees have voted Buckley Law as one of the top workplaces in Oregon and a best company to work for in Oregon. Please send a resume to resumes@buckley-law.com with a cover letter and your targeted compensation range. Find out more about this position and Buckley Law on our careers page: https://www.buckley-law.com/our-firm/careers/ (10/12/22).
 

Oregon Bankruptcy Court  - Term Law Clerk Position

Chief Judge Thomas M. Renn is recruiting for the position of Term Law Clerk. For information about the position and application instructions, visit the court's employment page at https://www.orb.uscourts.gov/employment (10/12/22)

Staff Attorney
Disability Rights Oregon is seeking a Staff Attorney for our Multnomah Civil Commitments program who thrives in a team environment and has the drive and determination to advocate for people with mental illness and their rights.

The Staff Attorney performs direct legal representation and advocacy services for individuals with disabilities, including enforcing the state and federal laws and providing information and advice for self-advocacy. This position is primarily responsible for representing individuals in civil commitment proceedings upon appointment by the court.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Full details at https://www.droregon.org/staff-attorney (10/10/22)

Probate Assistant
Brownstein Rask LLP is hiring an experienced estate planning paralegal/legal assistant to join our team. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to and assisting attorneys in representing clients in probate proceedings, trust administration, estate planning and guardianships; Create letters, legal documents and memos in Word, spreadsheets in Excel; Organize, file and maintain all correspondence and documents in iManage (DMS); Create and work with tables and create table of contents; Format legal numbered documents and exhibits; Organize and track probate case deadlines; Enter, edit and track daily time in time-entry application according to required deadline; Document revisions, faxing, copying and similar. GENERAL COMPETENCY FACTORS: Excellent spelling and grammar for proofreading and fact-checking content of all documents; Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; Provides exceptional customer service to clients, attorneys and other professionals; Takes initiative in face of obstacles and identifies what needs to be done and acts; Analytical and detail oriented. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Office experience including preparing correspondence, agreements and related documents; Experience with Oregon and Washington court filings, probate accounts and procedures; Excellent planning and organizing skills, attention to detail and accurate data entry; Capacity to prioritize multiple responsibilities, and ability to work independently and in collaboration with a team; Ability to maintain confidences including protection of sensitive personal information; Proficiency with typing and applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Acrobat Pro DC, PowerPoint, and Visio experience a plus, but not necessary. Competitive salary plus benefits. Interested candidates may submit resumes and cover letters to Amanda Heitkamp - aheitkamp@brownsteinrask.com (10/4/22).

Associate General Counsel
Oregon State Treasury is recruiting for the newly created position of Associate General Counsel. The primary purpose of this position is to perform authorized legal work for Oregon State Treasury, overseeing a broad range of investment issues and transactions. This position is based out of our Tigard office. The salary range for this position is $120,276-195,432 annually. This position will have the opportunity for a hybrid (remote and in-office) work location schedule; in-office work will be from Treasury's office in Tigard. Schedule will be approximately 90% time remote with quarterly in office presence. To apply: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Tigard--Treasury/Associate-General-Counsel_REQ-109013 (10/3/22).
 
Staff Attorney

There is an opening for a new Staff Attorney position in Portland Regional Office due to LASO receiving a new grant.  The person hired for this position will represent immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County,  and will be stationed at A Safe Place Family Justice Center in Oregon City at least two days a week. This is a three-year grant funded position through the Office of Violence Against Women; the project aims to increase legal access for low-income Latine/x and immigrant survivors in Clackamas County. The job announcements can be found at https://lasoregon.org/employment/ (9/19/22).

Business Attorney - Yakima, WA
Stokes Lawrence, P.S., a commercial law firm with offices in Yakima and Seattle, is hiring for an attorney position in our Business Group. This position offers immediate client contact, business development, and career-building opportunities, along with a strong mentoring focus.
 
Candidates must live in the Yakima area or be willing to relocate to the Yakima area. Two years prior business, real estate, 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 our broader Yakima Valley community. Learn more about our firm at www.stokeslaw.com.
 
To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, law school transcript (if in practice for less than five years), and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at recruiting@stokeslaw.com for confidential consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply (9/7/22).
 
Accounting Manager Job Posting - Short

The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time accounting manager 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 accounting manager position entails a special combination of expert accounting knowledge, supervisory experience, and customer service to assist Oregon lawyers in myriad ways. In this role, you will manage a small team within the Accounting Department, answer and respond to inquiries via email and phone in a timely manner, prepare monthly financial statements, and provide financial analysis. Our ideal candidate enjoys solving problems and “digging into” the story behind the numbers. You have excellent attention to detail and can work effectively across departments towards a common goal. You are comfortable with tight deadlines and navigating legacy software programs. Your financial background and strong analytical mind allow you to provide support on a wide range of accounting matters.

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to 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 $95,000-110,000. 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: September 16th, 2022. For details and to apply, visit the Job Opportunities on our website (9/1/22).

Staff Attorney
Youth, Rights & Justice, an innovative nonprofit based in Portland OR, is seeking a Staff Attorney. Due to the number of Special Immigration Juvenile Status clients YRJ sees, someone with Spanish language proficiency is highly preferred, although not required.

Founded in 1975, YRJ is widely recognized as a leader in juvenile law. We provide court-appointed representation of children, youth, and parents involved in the foster care and juvenile justice systems—in both the trial and appellate courts. We also represent individual children and youth in school-related enrollment, special education, and disciplinary matters. On a larger scale, we work to improve the systems impacting our clients through education, legislative and administrative advocacy, class action litigation, publications, and training other lawyers and community partners.

The clients we serve are racially and culturally diverse and from low-income families. Some are living with disabilities, and many are recovering from trauma. The children we serve are experiencing abuse and neglect. The parents we serve include those who are former foster youth and are struggling to keep their families together.

Youth, Rights & Justice offers a competitive benefits package, including 15 days of vacation annually (increases to 20 days after two years); eight hours paid self-care time each month; paid sick and holiday time; medical, dental and vision plans; matching 401K retirement benefits and more.

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.

Status Classification: Regular full-time; exempt (salaried)
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Reports to: Supervising Attorneys
Salary Range: $71,263-$97,016 annually, depending on experience

Essential Functions:
1.    Exercise good judgment and effectuate the best result for each client based on the wishes of the client, the facts of each case, and applicable law.
2.    Work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team that includes other attorneys, legal assistants, social workers, investigators, law clerks and other YRJ staff. 
3.    Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development to strengthen capacity to work through an equity lens for equity and racial justice.
4.    Be committed to YRJ’s mission, vision, and values.
5.    Engage in vigorous motion practice, thorough investigation and research. Produce accurate, well-researched memoranda for trial and motion practice.
6.    Pursue ongoing education and training in the field and related topics by attending relevant Continuing Legal Education programs. Keep informed of current changes in juvenile law and related fields. Use resource materials appropriately.
7.    Organize time to maximize effectiveness for clients and YRJ while carrying a caseload of 80 clients. 
8.    Accurately maintain client e-files, work calendar, etc.
9.    Work professionally with child welfare and juvenile justice system partners.
10.    Provide coverage for other attorneys’ cases when requested.
11.    Perform other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills and Experience:
•    Be in good standing with the Oregon State Bar and admitted to practice in Oregon  
•    Excellent legal writing skills
•    Experience handling dependency, delinquency, or criminal cases
•    Legal experience representing clients in disputes
•    Ability to work collaboratively and independently and to build and strengthen community partnerships
•    Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from court, home visits, client meetings, etc. 

Preferred Experience & Skills: 
•    Felony Qualified with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience
•    Education law or background
•    Trained in trauma-informed and culturally competent advocacy
•    Bilingual, Spanish preferred: a salary differential is provided to attorneys who are fluent in a language spoken and written by YRJ clients. 
•    Personal lived/living experience with child welfare or juvenile justice system, or of systemic inequity/oppression/or its root causes, or as a member of an underserved population. 

Work Environment & Travel:
•    YRJ has a hybrid office model, with the option to work remotely and in the office as needed. 
•    Work will often take place in community settings such as client homes, DHS offices, treatment centers, detention facilities, etc.
•    This position may require traversing several blocks from a parking space to the courthouse, to the office, or to client visits and meetings. For some locations, there may also be stairs to navigate.
•    Travel is sometimes necessary for this position.
Any inquiries or application materials (cover letter and resume) can be sent to Ally Hood at: ally.h@youthrightsjustice.org. For details, visit https://youthrightsjustice.org/get-involved/careers/ (8/25/22)


Associate Attorney
Bridge City Law is seeking an associate attorney and dynamic individual who thrives from taking initiative and is eager to meaningfully contribute to the growth and development of the firm. This is a career path opportunity and ideal for a visionary attorney. We are looking for a team player who shares our definition of a successful law practice. We are a firm that thinks expansively - beyond being simply profit-focused, and instead prioritizes purpose, people, and protecting the planet to positively impact our clients, team, families, and our community.

Are you a self-starter and innovative thinker? Have you been looking for an opportunity where your education and experience as an attorney, coupled with your desire to make a positive difference in the firm you work for and the community you live in, would not only be welcomed but encouraged?

If working for a well-established and respected personal injury law firm in the Portland metro area, a firm that has built its practice on being of service and building relationships, please read on.

As an associate attorney, you will be responsible for proactive client care and providing exceptional quality service in the handling of your cases. Your caseload will provide an opportunity for you to apply your legal expertise and litigation skills to deliver the most optimal results for Bridge City Law clients. We are seeking a candidate who will derive meaning and fulfillment in being a fierce legal advocate for their clients, who is a strategist and has outstanding analytic and evaluation skills to successfully negotiate the best possible outcome for clients.

Recent law school graduates who have successfully passed the bar are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Bridge City Law is a Portland Personal Injury Law Firm built on purpose, meaning, service, and relationships. We help our clients navigate the complex personal injury claims process by providing experienced, compassionate, and responsive legal counsel and expertise. We are currently pursuing our B Corp Certification because we align with the idea and philosophy that business (and law firms) can be a force for good. 

To learn more about the requirements for this position, please visit https://BridgeCityLawFirm.com/Associate-Attorney/

If you are interested in exploring this position and joining our team, please send your resume and a cover letter, including what interests you about this specific opportunity, to Jim Dwyer at Jim@BridgeCityLawFirm.com.
 
General Counsel

The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time general counsel to provide expert legal and strategic advice to management on the legal duties and responsibilities of the organization. The PLF is the mandatory provider of primary legal malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers in private practice. The PLF also offers additional malpractice coverage for law firms above primary limits on an optional, underwritten basis. As the General Counsel, you will work closely with the CEO and management team to ensure compliance and mitigate unnecessary risks to protect the interests of the organization.

Who We’re Looking For
The general counsel position entails a unique combination of breadth and depth, general and specific. In this role, you will spend significant time working independently on various legal and policy matters, while also providing high-level strategic advice to management from a broad perspective. Our ideal candidate enjoys parsing the nuances of policies and coverage plan language, but is equally comfortable analyzing and reporting about uncertain, future, and potentially abstract risks. Steady in a crisis, you are able to offer sound guidance for the good of the organization. Your general legal background, expertise on malpractice and coverage issues, and familiarity with the Oregon legal community enable you to think critically about and provide oversight on a wide range of matters that could impact the PLF.
If this sounds like you, we encourage you to 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 $165,000-$190,000. 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, primarily in Oregon.

Application Deadline: August 19, 2022. For details about this position and to apply, we invite you to visit the Job Opportunities on our website (8/8/22).

Trust and Estate Attorney
Brownstein Rask is seeking a trust and estate administration attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience to join our team. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team player with a commitment to excellent client service and an ability to work independently. Our well established, mid-size firm is located in downtown Portland, across from the scenic waterfront and the new Multnomah County Courthouse. Competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Amanda Heitkamp at aheitkamp@brownsteinrask.com (8/8/22).

Oregon Bankruptcy Court – Term Law Clerk Position
Judge Peter McKittrick is recruiting for the position of Term Law Clerk. For information about the position and application instructions, visit the court’s employment page at https://www.orb.uscourts.gov/employment (8/5/22).

Senior Partner - Employee & Labor Relations
How To Apply: Please visit www.pps.net/jobs and use job number 24868 to access the full job description and apply. Salary: $107,047-127,820 per year
Portland Public Schools (PPS) is actively seeking a Senior Partner - Employee & Labor Relations who will provide advice, guidance and assistance to District administrators, staff and association partners on a variety of employment and employee performance issues; perform routine-to-highly complex investigations on employee related issues; prepare, respond to, recommend and resolve employee and bargaining unit grievances and employee relations issues; lead and participate in developing and implementing programs which sustain a richly diverse, inclusionary workforce and supports the district’s education and equity initiatives.

With the District’s focus on eliminating systemic racism and its adverse impact on student learning, we seek to hire individuals who bring to our district a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice.

To learn more about Portland Public Schools, please check out our profile at www.themuse.com/profiles/portlandpublicschools.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate Attorney
MacMillan Scholz & Marks, LLC, Portland, OR  97204. Located in the heart of downtown Portland, we are an established law firm specializing in insurance defense. We’re currently looking for an entry to mid-level associate attorney with 1-4 years practical experience to complete our insurance defense team.

To learn more about our firm, please visit our website: https://msmlegal.com/. We’re looking for a team member who… Qualifications: Salary is based on experience ($70k - $90k/yr). We offer a generous benefits package which includes eventual bonus eligibility. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, August 5, 2022. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to: kmarquez@msmlegal.com. Be sure to include your contact information and times of availability.

The MBA is Hiring – Program Coordinator
The MBA is looking for a candidate to support MBA programs as part of our collaborative team. The complete job listing can be found here: https://jobs.macslist.org/job/ull33l

City Attorney
The City of Tualatin is seeking a self-motivated, curious, resourceful City Attorney to join the City Manager and Executive Management Team to provide progressive, innovative legal services to the City.   The City Attorney provides professional legal services and advice to the City Council, the Tualatin Development Commission, City staff, and City committees and boards. 
 
This position is responsible for: drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, contracts, orders, pleadings, appeals, deeds, agreements, and other legal documents; providing oral and written opinions; conducting legal research, preparing memoranda on a wide range of topics and concerns; representing the City of Tualatin in litigation, appeals, and administrative proceedings; monitoring, consulting, and assisting with cases handled by outside counsel; and assisting in the development of legislative and administrative policies. 

The successful candidate will advise on contracting and procurement rules, employee relations, risk management, and land use issues. The ideal candidate will be outcomes focused, known as an outstanding communicator and collaborator, and recognized for resourceful problem-solving. Previous organizational accomplishments must indicate a proven track record of providing prudent and effective legal counsel. These accomplishments must be accompanied by a leadership style that promotes teamwork and fosters a positive working environment while orchestrating continuous improvement and ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.
 
The City Attorney reports to the City Manager, serves on the executive team, and has a staff of two: Legal Assistant and, a new position in the City, Contracts and Procurement Analyst. 
 
Qualifications
Minimum requirements include a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school with a minimum of five years' legal experience in the practice of municipal, local, or government law with emphasis and some experience in the following: land use, public meetings and public records, contracts, and employment law. The ability to practice law in the State of Oregon upon appointment is also required.
 
Preferred qualifications include experience in risk management and elections, oversight of outside counsel, and demonstrated problem-solving and innovations solutions is also preferred. Also preferred experience is work with urban renewal districts (TIFs), housing, climate change, and demonstrated work in support of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
 
Compensation and Benefits
The expected hiring range is $136,145  - $172,411, depending on qualifications. Additional benefits may be found using the link below.
 
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by Raftelis at raftelis.hire.trakstar.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Applications will be accepted through August 8, 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).

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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