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LAST UPDATED - May 21, 2015

Litigation Associates
Hart Wagner LLP seeks two lateral litigation associates with at least three years of experience to work on medical malpractice defense matters for its healthcare clients. Work with a team of professionals dedicated to providing doctors, hospitals and clinics the highest level of legal representation. Learn from experienced trial lawyers known for delivering results for their clients. If you are a team player, with excellent writing and analytical skills, dedicated to becoming the best litigator you can be, Hart Wagner wants to meet you. Qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter to dob@hartwagner.com. All information will be held in strict confidence. Learn more about Hart Wagner at www.hartwagner.com.

May 19, 2015

Estate Planning Attorney
Gevurtz Menashe Larson & Howe, P.C. is a medium-sized boutique firm looking for an attorney to join our growing estate planning practice group. We serve clients in Oregon and Washington and are looking for an attorney to join our six-person team. Here's an opportunity to learn and work with a collegial, dynamic team of attorneys who are leaders and innovators in the family law and estate planning community. We have a great mentor program and because of our size, attorneys have ample support and resources to better focus on practicing law and providing excellent client service.

The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years' experience in handling estate planning and administration, preferably with a tax background. The candidate should be self-motivated and have excellent credentials. Candidates must also have a desire to market and develop their practice. Oregon Bar membership is required, Washington membership is a plus.

We are located in new, very cool and unique offices in Portland's Old Town area. We offer a competitive compensation package. Position and title are negotiable depending on experience of the candidate. For consideration, interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume confidentially to: info@gevurtzmenashe.com.

Family Law Attorney
Gevurtz Menashe Larson & Howe, P.C. is a medium-sized boutique firm looking for an attorney to join our family law practice group. Here's an opportunity to learn and work with a collegial, dynamic team of attorneys who are leaders and innovators in the family law and estate planning community. We have a great mentor program and because of our size, attorneys have ample support and resources to better focus on practicing law and providing excellent client service.

The successful candidate would have 2-5 years' experience in handling family law cases, is self-motivated, have excellent credentials and a good reputation in the legal community. Candidates must also have a desire to market and develop their practice. Oregon Bar membership is required, Washington membership is a plus.

We are located in new, very cool and unique offices in Portland's Old Town area. We offer a competitive compensation package. Position and title are negotiable depending on experience of the candidate. For consideration, interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume confidentially to: info@gevurtzmenashe.com.

May 18, 2015

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 general liability, personal injury, business, and construction litigation. A minimum of two years of post-graduate legal experience is required. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical and writing skills, and Oregon Bar membership are required.

This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest. With 40 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client responsiveness 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.

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 complete an application and submit all of the following documents through our website:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-7 pages)
  • Law school transcript

Documents may be uploaded in Word or PDF format on the website. Applications must include all documents for full consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. Interviews will begin in June.

May 7, 2015

Stahancyk, Kent & Hook
Has an opening for a mid-level Family Law Associate with 2-4 years of experience to join its Portland team. Candidates must have proven experience in litigation and client advocacy. Salary: DOE with substantial benefits. Send resumes to hr@stahancyk.com.

April 29, 2015

Markowitz Herbold PC has an Opening for a Senior Litigation ParalegalThe ideal candidate will have at least seven years of experience in complex business litigation, including expertise with litigation technology, electronic databases, trial presentation software and e-discovery, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience with SummationPro wold be a plus. The firm currently has 58 employees, including 25 attorneys and eight paralegals. We are a premier trial and litigation boutique specializing in complex, high-stakes business disputes involving securities, corporate governance, intellectual property, unfair competition, business torts, banking, professionals and fiduciaries, contractual rights, real estate, directors and officers, and employer and employee rights. Our attorneys practice before state and federal trial and appellate courts in the Northwest and across the country. The firm is ranked first in Oregon for commercial litigation in the prestigious Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

The firm offers a comprehensive, generous benefit package including health insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by either regular mail or email to:Teresa MacLean, Markowitz Herbold, 1211 SW 5th Ave Ste 3000, Portland OR 97204, teresamaclean@markowitzherbold.com.

April 28, 2015

Discipline Legal Secretary
The Oregon State Bar regulates the practice of law in Oregon & provides a variety of services to its members & the public We are looking for candidates to join our dedicated team & provide administrative & legal secretarial support for the Disciplinary Counsel's office & related regulatory programs.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer.

April 8, 2015

Disability Rights Oregon is hiring for a full-time, litigation-focused attorney position
Attorney, Litigation Focus.This is an exceptional opportunity to get in on the ground floor for redesigning and growing a litigation program for DRO in state and federal court in order to serve clients and to address systemic issues. We are looking for someone who is passionate about social justice; who wants to join Disability Rights Oregon to uphold civil rights for individuals with disabilities. The full position announcement can be found at: www.droregon.org/about-us/employment.

April 7, 2015

Legal Assistant
Worker's Compensation Defense firm in Lake Oswego is looking for a full time Legal Assistant. Applicants must have three years' experience, be detail oriented and able to multi task. This position requires an organized person who can handle a multitude of priorities and demands. We strive for excellence and work in a cooperative, friendly work environment.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Setting up and maintaining files;
  • Preparing correspondence pleadings;
  • Transcribing dictation and proofing correspondence;
  • Calendar and Docket management.

The following skills and attributes are needed:

  • Knowledgeable with Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Ability to multi task;
  • Must be detail oriented and a team player;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with multiple deadlines;
  • Experience with billing system such as Time Slips.

To Apply:

  • Send a cover letter including salary requirements, resume and three references to kyoung@mcbuslaw.com. Please, no phone calls.

Salary: DOE

  • Excellent Benefit package, including free parking, health insurance, and 401k.

April 6, 2015

Health Law Associate Attorney
Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., a regional law firm, is looking for a mid-level associate for our health law practice based in either our Portland or Eugene office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible general advice and litigation experience handling health law matters. The person in this position will work closely with one of the firm's senior shareholder attorneys, providing advice to health care insurers and handling litigation matters on behalf of these clients. Candidate must be licensed in Oregon. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence. Please send resume and cover letter to Tina Carey, Human Resources Manager, by email tina.carey@harrang.com, or by mail at 1001 SW 5th Ave, 16th Floor, Portland OR 97204. Equal Opportunity Employer.

March 30, 2015

Assistant Disciplinary Counsel
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide counsel to the OSB in the evaluation, investigation, and, where appropriate, litigation through trial and appeal of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers.

The Bar invites all interested applicants to submit a cover letter & resume. Please visit www.osbar.org./osbcenter/openings.html for job details & information about how to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

March 23, 2015

Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator
The Oregon State Bar seeks someone to support the Director in advancing diversity goals, programs, and initiatives.

The Bar invites all interested applicants to submit a cover letter & resume. Please visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details & information about how to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer










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