The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund is hiring a full-time claims assistant to provide secretarial/clerical support and coverage for the Claims Department. Computer and MS Office proficiency required, as well as strong editing, transcription, proofreading, and grammatical skills. Experience working in litigation, insurance, and with paperless filing a plus. Must be organized, flexible, and professional. Notary certification preferred. Application deadline: October 29, 2021.
For more details, visit https://www.osbplf.org/about/jobs/claims-assistant/ (10/8/21)
Assistant General Counsel
Prosper Portland seeks an experienced attorney to join its legal team as an Assistant General Counsel. Prosper Portland is the economic and urban development agency for the City of Portland and has been at the forefront of many of the City’s iconic and recognized public-private partnerships, such as the Pearl District, Rose Quarter, Eastbank Esplanade, Burnside Bridgehead, and South Waterfront development projects. Prosper Portland is currently leading the transformation of 32 acres in the “Broadway Corridor” (the 14-acre former downtown U.S. Post Office property), the construction of mixed-use affordable commercial projects throughout the City, and the activation of a multi-block site in the Central Eastside to create a mix of industrial, retail and office space.
In addition to handling real estate transactions for Prosper Portland, the Assistant General Counsel works closely with leadership and staff to provide legal advice and strategic guidance on a comprehensive range of economic development programs that support small businesses, improve access to workforce training, and create jobs for Portland residents, including the distribution of funds via grants and loans that further Prosper Portland’s mission of advancing racial equity.
The ideal candidate is a transactional attorney who has represented public sector clients, and who has experience in at least one, but ideally several, of the following areas: litigation, construction law, environmental law, public contracting, land use permitting, or constitutional law. This person will possess excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills, along with the ability to be an active team member and contribute to and be a part of an exciting and vibrant workplace.
Monthly Salary Range: $9,601.12 - $13,922.07
For more information or to apply, please visit our website at http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/. You must submit your application by October 18, 2021 to be considered. (10/8/21)
Farleigh Wada Witt, a mid-sized AV-rated firm located in downtown Portland, is seeking an attorney to support our business and financial services practices with a specific focus on general business, entity formation, contract drafting and negotiation, M&A, real estate transactions, and commercial loan documentation.
We are looking for candidates with 3 to 6 years of relevant experience. Additionally, we seek candidates who have the proficiency to offer practical solutions to clients, the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently, excellent writing and speaking skills, attention to detail, 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 resume and cover letter to the Hiring Partner via email or regular mail at:
email@example.com or Farleigh Wada Witt, 121 SW Morrison St., Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97204.
We are an equal opportunity employer. (10/5/21)
Williams Kastner is looking for an associate attorney with 5+ years litigation experience, preferably in the areas of business, real estate, and/or insurance defense. Candidates must be licensed in Oregon, licensed in Washington state a plus. Please see our posting: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/wkg/jobs (9/9/21)
CLE Seminars Program and Event Assistant
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide for the preparation, coordination, and execution of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event logistics and administrative duties. Provide customer service and technical assistance for all CLE seminars and transactions, including registrations and products and other OSB events and products.
For full job details, visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html.
Equal Opportunity Employer (9/7/21)
Youth, Rights & Justice Staff Attorney
Youth, Rights & Justice is seeking to hire a staff attorney. YRJ is widely recognized as a leader in juvenile law in Oregon. Our mission at Youth, Rights & Justice is to advance the rights of children, parents, and families through advocacy in the courts, schools, legislature, and community.
YRJ provides court-appointed representation of children and parents involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems—in both the trial and appellate courts. On a larger scale, we work to improve the systems impacting our clients through legislative and administrative advocacy, class action litigation, publications, and training other lawyers and community partners.
To see the full job announcement and instructions on how to apply, please go to: https://youthrightsjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Staff-Attorney-Job-Announcement-08192021.pdf (8/19/21)
Youth, Rights & Justice Staff Education Attorney
Youth, Rights & Justice has received funding to hire an additional staff education attorney for the next 2 years who will focus on YRJ’s SchoolWorks program.
YRJ is widely recognized as a leader in juvenile law in Oregon. We provides court-appointed representation of children, youth, and parents involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems—in both the trial and appellate courts. We also represent individual children and youth in school-related special education and discipline matters. On a larger scale, we work to improve the systems impacting our clients through legislative and administrative advocacy, class action litigation, publications, and training other lawyers and community partners.
To see the full job announcement and instructions on how to apply, please go to: https://youthrightsjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Staff-Education-Attorney-Job-Announcement-08182021.pdf (8/19/21)
Northwest Justice Project (NJP) offers job opportunities to join a mission driven organization serving the legal needs of low-income people and
communities in Washington State. NJP is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity.
NJP promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families and communities through legal representation, community partnerships, education and other advocacy. https://nwjustice.org/home
Please see NJP’s current opportunities here. (8/11/21)
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