Last Updated August 5, 2019

Litigation Associate - Portland
Williams Kastner is seeking an attorney with three to five years’ experience in commercial disputes, product liability, toxic torts and related defense work in its Portland, Oregon office.  Applicants should be motivated, hard-working individuals with a strong academic background.  Applicants should also have excellent communication and organizational skills.  Applicants must be admitted to practice law in the State of Oregon.  Admission to practice law in the State of Washington is helpful but not required.. Qualified applicants should send their resumes, writing sample and copy of law school transcript to Patti Christiansen, pchristiansen@williamskastner.com. (8/5/19)

Disciplinary Counsel and Director of Regulatory Services
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to be responsible for directing and overseeing the operations of the Oregon State Bar (OSB) admissions, disciplinary, and other regulatory programs.
Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.
Equal Opportunity Employer  (8/5/19) 

Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability - Executive Director
The Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability investigates and acts upon complaints of Oregon judicial misconduct and disability. More information at www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/cjfd/Pages/default.aspx. Please do not contact the Commission or its office at this time.

Its executive director receives, reviews, and summarizes judicial complaints, and makes recommendations to the Commission for discussion at its meetings. This is a public sector position that answers to the Commission.

Ideal candidates are active members of the Oregon State Bar with the following experience: five or more years practicing law, working with volunteers, managing budgets, and communicating with the public and media.

For more information and submitting your letter of why you would be our ideal candidate, along with your resume, please contact orcjfdsearch@gmail.com. (8/2/19)

Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Vacancy
The OJD is seeking an experienced, collaborative, executive-level leader to serve as Director of the Office of General Counsel in Salem, Oregon.  Full-time position, salary range  $7,497 - $12,211 per month.  Close date: 9/2/2019. For complete details and to apply:  https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--Justice-Building---Judicial/Director-Office-of-General-Counsel_REQ-16085 (7/31/19)

Experienced Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Attorney (Seattle or Portland)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn ("MNG&D") is seeking an attorney with significant experience in commercial loan workouts and restructurings and commercial bankruptcy to join its Seattle or Portland office.  Experience with bankruptcy, receivership, and related insolvency proceedings is required, as well as strong academic credentials and analytical ability.  Candidates with portable business are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please upload as one PDF:  A cover letter, résumé, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and send by e-mail to Bethany Brown, Director of Legal Talent, Diversity & Inclusion (for Seattle applicants) or Sharae Gross, Director of Professional Development & Portland Metro Legal Talent Manager (for Portland applicants), at MNRecruiting@millernash.com.  For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. WSBA ad, OSB ad, firm website, etc.). 
MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. (7/30/19)

IP Litigation Associate – Portland
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in six primary industry groups including Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Real Estate and Construction, and Transportation, Ports and Maritime, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Mountain View, California.

Schwabe has an opening in its Portland, Oregon office for a full time Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in the Intellectual Property practice group. The ideal candidate will have:

Schwabe provides a team-oriented working environment with competitive salary and benefits.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ‎ancestry, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other status protected ‎by law.

Candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration, by going online and clicking Current Openings at https://www.schwabe.com/careers-attorneys. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence. Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer (7/17/19)

Receptionist 
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund seeks a full-time receptionist. Responsibilities include handling calls on a multi-line phone system, greeting and directing visitors, and other front desk duties. Must have top-notch customer service skills, and maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Legal background and computer skills a plus. Must be organized, flexible, and professional. Starting salary is $18 per hour, plus excellent retirement, health insurance, and other benefits. Application deadline is July 31, 2019. Please no telephone inquiries. 
Please email your cover letter and resume to: 
Jeff Crawford 
Director of Administration 
Email: HR@osbplf.org 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (7/16/19)

Exceptional Family Law Attorney 
McKinley Irvin is looking for an exceptional family law attorney to join us and experience the forefront of family law working in the downtown Portland office of our highly rated firm. Whether you’re just starting out or are a veteran of the profession, excellence is attainable at McKinley Irvin.

We’re a law firm that does things differently.  At McKinley Irvin, you practice law; we run the business. If you’re a solo practitioner or part of a small firm, this is an opportunity for you to be part of a highly respected team while receiving all the support you need from our professional management team, so you can focus on your practice and providing outstanding service to your clients.  

Be the attorney you want to be. Our attorneys thrive in an energized environment of talented, open, and resourceful colleagues who help each other grow and benefit from each other’s experience. This is a great opportunity for an attorney with a minimum of two years of experience practicing family law who is a member of the Oregon State Bar.

Interested? Read more about what you can expect from us on our website: www.mckinleyirvin.com/careers.

If you would like to hear more, please send an email or call us to continue the exploration. You can also send a cover letter and resume to Laura Sell, our Law Practice Managing Partner, at careers@mckinleyirvin.com, or reach her at 206-625-9600. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. McKinley Irvin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (7/15/19)

Senior Assistant Legal Counsel / Assistant Legal Counsel – Labor & Employment Law
Monthly Salary:  $5,387.20 - $9,698.00.  Apply online with Marion County, Oregon at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marion (7/11/19)

Associate Attorney – Civil Litigation
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an open position for an associate attorney to join our civil litigation practice. Work assignments may include personal injury, general liability, business, and construction litigation. A minimum of three years of civil litigation experience is required. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical and writing skills, and Oregon State Bar membership are required.

This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest. With more than 25 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client responsiveness and highly effective advocacy. Cosgrave’s clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate, and business lawyers in Oregon.

Cosgrave is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected, and valued.

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents to humanresources@cosgravelaw.com :

Applications must include all documents for consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. (6/20/19)

Attorney – Business and Transactions
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an opening for an associate to join our business practice group.  Work assignments may include real estate transactions (buying, selling, leasing, and finance), contract preparation and review, entity formation, and related business advice and counsel. At least three years of relevant experience is required.  Solid academic record, strong client communication skills, outstanding analytical and writing skills and Oregon Bar membership are required. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest.  With more than 25 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client service and highly effective advocacy in both the courtroom and the boardroom.  Cosgrave’s clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate and business lawyers in Oregon. We welcome and value attorneys with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing our business.

Cosgrave is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected, and valued.  

Qualified applicants should submit the following documents to humanresources@cosgravelaw.com :

Applications must include all documents for consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. (6/20/19)

Oregon Judicial Department hiring Assistant Legal Counsel
Real estate transaction experience a plus.
Please apply at state of Oregon's jobs page:
https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Justice-Building---Judicial/Assistant-Legal-Counsel_REQ-11533 (6/10/19)

 

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