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LAST UPDATED: May 26, 2016

Estate Planning & Business Paralegal/Practice Development Assistant
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester has an immediate opening for an experienced estate and business paralegal/practice development assistant to play a significant role in managing a busy business and estate planning practice. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least three successive, full-time years in estate planning/probate and corporate governance.
  • Experience with guardianships/conservatorships a plus.
  • Be able to draft Oregon probate court documents, estate inventories, accountings, and correspondence.
  • Experience preparing tax identification number applications, S corporation elections, estate and gift tax returns, and determining and calendaring tax deadlines.
  • Handle aspects of corporate administration and filings including preparing board materials, resolutions and consents; maintaining corporate minute books.
  • Be able to support aspects of M&A, real estate or financing transactions and other strategic corporate transactions, including managing due diligence, accessing public records and assisting in the closing of transactions.
  • Have advanced proficiently in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint software. Knowledge of ProLaw desirable.
  • Familiarity with Oregon laws required; Washington experience also desirable.
  • Be a highly-organized self-starter who is able to keep track of details and deadlines in multiple cases.
  • Have ability to solve problems as they arise and provide excellent client service.
  • Be able to work well as a team player in a small practice group.

Paralegal certification and/or college degree preferred. A combination of experience and training may be substituted. Schedule is 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with ability to occasionally work additional time as needed.

You'll be working closely with three partners, several associates and staff members on estate, probate, corporate, real estate and other transactional matters. Your excellent written and oral skills, combined with a good sense of humor, will contribute to your success on this busy team. Position requires ability to quickly solve problems as they arise and to provide excellent client service.

If you meet all of the above qualifications, please submit your resume and cover letter to humanresources@cosgravelaw.com.

We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment with competitive compensation, professional development support and a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k, paid vacation and more.

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued. Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP will provide reasonable accommodation to complete the online application consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation, please call 503.323.9000 and ask to speak with the human resources representative or email humanresources@cosgravelaw.com.

All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

May 24, 2016

Family Law Firm
Hiring an associate, with three to five years of experience. Please send cover letter and resume to gary@zimmer-law.com.

May 23, 2016

Assistant General Counsel & Client Assistance Office Attorney
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide initial response and disposition to all inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys.

Please visit http:www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Experienced Litigation Paralegal
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal to play a significant role in managing a busy litigation practice. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least three successive, full time years of experience as a litigation paralegal. Work may include personal injury, professional and/or premises liability, and construction practice areas.
  • Have experience providing trial support.
  • Be highly organized, with demonstrated ability to efficiently manage discovery, preparation of exhibits for depositions and trial, interview witnesses, schedule witnesses and experts, issue subpoenas, review and summarize medical and employment records.
  • Requires ability to conduct background research using various internet tools, including social media sites.
  • Have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint software. Knowledge of ProLaw desirable.
  • Be an energetic, self-starter who is able to prioritize and keep track of details in multiple cases, calendars and deadlines.
  • Be familiar with Oregon and Washington rules.

Ability to use case management software such as Case Logistix, Relativity, and/or IPro Eclypse a plus.

You will work closely with partners and associates to: prepare and respond to discovery requests, including review for privilege, redaction and bates labeling of documents; review and analyze medical records with preparation of comprehensive medical summaries; conduct factual and background investigation through use of internet tools and social media; perform document management and analysis; interview witnesses; and prepare for trial and arbitration. Your excellent written and oral skills, combined with a good sense of humor and intellectual curiosity, will contribute to your success on this busy team. Position requires ability to quickly solve problems as they arise.

Paralegal certification or college degree preferred; equivalent work experience and training may be substituted.

Schedule is 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with additional hours required at times.

If you meet all of the above qualifications, contact human resources to request an application and send your resume and cover letter to: humanresources@cosgravelaw.com.

We offer a fast paced, team-oriented work environment with competitive compensation, professional development support and a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k, paid vacation and more.

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued. If you have questions or require assistance, please call 503.323.9000 and ask to speak with the human resources representative or email humanresources@cosgravelaw.com.

Job is open until filled. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

May 17, 2016

Sr. General Counsel - FLIR Systems, Wilsonville OR
FLIR Systems is now hiring for a Sr. Commercial Counsel. We are one of Oregon's largest established high-tech companies headquartered in the Northwest. We design, develop and manufacture technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We are a publicly traded company with 3,000 employees worldwide and $1.6B in revenue. This position reports to Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Responsibilities include counseling on strategic and major business initiatives and decisions of importance to the Company, overseeing the contracting process within the designated business segments and regions, negotiating and structuring contracts and licensing agreements, supplier agreements, NDAs and other commercial agreements.

The ideal candidate will have experience as an in-house attorney with a technology-oriented public company. Significant experience in a national law firm environment is a plus. Strong, practical experience with commercial and corporate contracts of all types. Broad experience in intellectual property law, including patent law, licensing of IP rights and IP due diligence. Experience with all legal aspects of M&A and direct investment transactions a plus.

For a full job description and application information, please visit flirjobs.com.

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FLIR&cws=1&rid=7654


Paralegal or Legal Specialist, Contracts - FLIR Systems, Wilsonville OR
FLIR Systems is now hiring for a Paralegal or Legal Specialist, Contracts. We are one of Oregon's largest established high-tech companies headquartered in the Northwest. We design, develop and manufacture technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We are a publicly traded company with 3,000 employees worldwide and $1.6B in revenue. This position reports to Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. A primary function will be to assist with the implementation of a new Contracts Management System within the company. The candidate will also assist with legal contracts work and associated legal activities. The ideal candidate will have a blend of legal and contracts background, be familiar with the contracts life-cycle, and have solid technical skills related to the use of contracts databases.

For a full job description and application information, please visit flirjobs.com.

http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FLIR&cws=1&rid=7097

May 16, 2016

General Practice Downtown Firm
Seeks experienced (five+ years) attorney with portable book of business ambitious for further growth. Superior analytical and verbal skills, competitive spirit, commitment to deadlines and strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit are essential. Send cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to: Heather at admin@huntpc.com.

May 12, 2016

Real Estate Attorney
The Real Estate Counsel will serve as the legal business partner to the Real Estate Management, New Center Development, Facilities, and Design & Construction departments. They will be responsible for supporting the asset management and new center development efforts of KinderCare Education centers nationwide. For more details and to apply, visit: http://www.knowledgeuniversecareers.com/job-search/job.php?title=1600078z-real-estate-attorney#start.

May 4, 2016

Metro
The Office of Metro Attorney is accepting Proposals for Hearings Officer Services. Metro will use the Hearings Officers on an as-needed, case-by-case basis for solid waste, parks, and miscellaneous matters. Metro is seeking a lawyer with experience in (1) solid waste matters as a Hearings Officer or as an attorney representing a client in solid waste; (2) park or natural area rule enforcement or exclusions; or (2) contested case hearings procedures in at least one other area of the law, including but not limited to code enforcement proceedings, personnel matters, or other civil proceedings. For further information please email legal assistant Lisa Hefty at lisa.hefty@oregonmetro.gov. Proposals are due by June 10, 2016, extended from May 12, 2016. Metro Solicitation No. 3162.

May 2, 2016

Attorney - Healthcare
Sussman Shank LLP, a mid-sized, full-service law firm in Portland, Oregon, has an immediate opening in its Healthcare Practice Group for a health law attorney with a minimum of five years of experience advising healthcare providers on a full range of transactional and regulatory health law issues, including: physicians and group practices, the Stark and Anti-Kickback statutes, reimbursement including private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, HIPAA; compliance issues; and contract drafting and review; as well as general corporate matters. An ideal candidate has the capacity for, and shows dedication to, business and practice development. A portable book of business is preferred.

Please address cover letters and resumes to our Chief Operating Officer, Steven T. Seguin. Visit Sussman Shank's website for information on the firm and its attorneys at www.sussmanshank.com.

Competitive Benefits and Compensation.

Ranked one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Attorney - Estate/Tax
Sussman Shank LLP, a mid-sized, full-service law firm in Portland, Oregon, has an immediate opening in its business practice group for a motivated tax lawyer who focuses his or her practice in estate planning, closely-held business planning, gift and estate tax, trust and estate administration, and charitable gift planning. The position requires strong academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills. An ideal candidate has completed an LLM program in tax (or has comparable tax experience), has experience working directly with high-net-worth clients, and has the capacity for and shows dedication to business and practice development.

Please address cover letters and resumes to our Chief Operating Officer, Steven T. Seguin. Visit Sussman Shank's website for information on the firm and its attorneys at www.sussmanshank.com.

Competitive Benefits and Compensation.

Ranked one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

April 13, 2016

Bier Family Law Seeks Associate Attorney
With minimum two years' family law experience. Please send cover letter and resume to lariel@bierfamilylaw.com

Assistant Disciplinary Counsel - Investigation
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide counsel in the evaluation, investigation and negotiated resolution of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers. Please visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details. Equal Opportunity Employer.

April 12, 2016

PLF Practice Management Advisor and Project Manager
The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund is hiring a full-time practice management advisor to educate attorneys and law office staff on law office systems and to lead a variety of practice management projects

The position requires diverse skills, including experience with law office systems and management; initiative; the ability to relate to and teach lawyers and law office staff of all generations; a high level of experience with technology (hardware, software, the cloud, and social media); and excellent communication, writing, proofing, and speaking skills. Preferred candidates will have five years of experience practicing law and will have experience managing a law practice, marketing, creating and editing content for websites or blogs, and familiarity with EAP programs. The position requires travel throughout Oregon, with office base in Tigard. For more detailed information, go to www.osbplf.org, About PLF, Job Opportunities.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Barbara S. Fishleder, Professional Liability Fund, Director of Personal and Practice Management Assistance, HR@osbplf.org, with the subject line: PMA position - (your name). AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

April 7, 2016

Staff Attorney - Small Business Legal Clinic
Located in downtown Portland, the Small Business Legal Clinic's (SBLC) mission is: (1) to provide free or sliding-scale business transactional legal assistance to small and emerging businesses, primarily those owned by low-income women, minorities, or recent immigrants; and (2) to provide law students with hands-on experience in the practice of business transactional law, and to instill in them the importance of providing pro bono legal services to the community.

The Staff Attorney will be part of the legal team at the SBLC. Legal work will focus on providing business transactional legal services to small and emerging businesses and nonprofit corporations and cooperatives.

The starting salary is competitive with other public interest organizations and may be adjusted depending on experience, with excellent benefits. To apply, please send resume, brief recent writing sample, and list of references to Lewis & Clark Law School, 10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland OR 97219, to the attention of Steve Goebel. No phone calls please. Lewis & Clark is an equal opportunity employer and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.

Requirements:
Active member of the Oregon State Bar with a minimum of five years of experience with business law transactions.

Must successfully pass a criminal history check, which may include national or state fingerprint records check.

Deadline for submission is June 13, 2016. For more information on the Small Business Legal Clinic, please visit our website at http://law.lclark.edu/centers/small_business_legal_clinic/

March 29, 2016

Greene & Markley P.C.
Seeking two to three experienced attorneys for lateral move into an established commercial firm, with excellent opportunity to participate in professional growth and increased earnings.

Qualified candidates will have existing practice, be entrepreneurial and energetic, with a deep commitment to client service and quality work.

Contact Ward Greene - email ward.greene@greenemarkley.com; Telephone 503.295.2668.


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