MBA Weekly Lawyer Employment Bulletin

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LAST UPDATED - October 7, 2014

Experienced Family Law Attorney

McKinley Irvin is looking for an experienced family law attorney to join us in the Portland office of our outstanding and highly rated firm. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned attorney with years of experience practicing family law who is a member of the Oregon State Bar; and, ideally, a member of the Washington State Bar as well.

At your level, we won't bore you with lists of requirements or skills you need to have. you know what you are capable of, and you can certainly learn more about us. Instead, here is why we think you might be interested in learning more:

If you are a solo practitioner, our firm will also provide you with the scale and stability of working with a professional management team. You practice law; we run the business. Or perhaps you are part of a firm now but feel like the plans you had to reach and support clients is lost in the crowd of your peers.

If this has captured your attention, we'd like to hear from you. You are more than welcome to just send an email or call us to continue the exploration. you can also send along a cover letter, resume, and writing examples of you are ready to do that. You can reach Richard Sherman, SPHR, our Director of HR, at or directly at 800.398.1519. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

Portland Based Immigration Law Firm

Is seeking attorney with at least five years' experience and a well-established practice either in immigration or a compatible practice area. Interested persons please reply to

September 18, 2014

Folawn Alterman & Richardson LLP

A small to mid-sized firm with a diverse practice in general commercial litigation experience is looking for an associate. The ideal candidate has excellent written and oral communication skills, is self-directed, has a strong legal acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit, and is ready to work in an exciting and positive environment. Admission in OR and WA preferred. Please send a resume, reference and a writing sample to Marisa Martin at

September 15, 2014

Litigation Associate - Entry Level

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester has an immediate opening for an entry level associate to join our civil litigation practice. Work assignments may include personal injury, general liability, business, and construction litigation. Some prior litigation experience (minimum one year) including clerkship or externship desirable. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical and writing skills and Oregon Bar membership is required.

Experienced Litigation Associate

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester has an immediate opening for an experienced associate to join our civil litigation practice. Work assignments may include personal injury, general liability, business, and construction litigation. A minimum of three years' prior litigation experience is required. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical and writing skills and Oregon Bar membership is required.

This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong rots in the Northwest. With 37 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 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. Qualified applicants for either position should visit our website at Please submit the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (five 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.

September 11, 2014

Associate Attorney - Family Law

Small, busy Portland family law firm seeks enthusiastic associate. Friendly, supportive work environment, 2-5 years' relevant experience preferred. Email letter/resume to

September 3, 2014

Associate Attorney (Portland, OR)

We are seeking a litigation associate with 2+ years of experience for our established East Portland law firm. Candidates must be current members of the Oregon State Bar, Washington State Bar membership is desired. Prior litigation experience is strongly preferred, but judicial clerkships, or related experience, may be considered.

You must be professional, competitive, a powerful communicator, a team player and an excellent legal writer. Practice includes all aspects of civil litigation (e.g., family law, personal injury, real estate disputes, probate disputes, landlord/tenant law, etc.) and non-litigation matters (estate planning, real estate transactions, etc.). Associates are responsible for research, motion practice, case development and a variety of court appearances.

We will offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with free parking. The compensation package will depend upon experience and skills. Applicants must email all of the following items, in order to be considered for this position: (1) resume; (2) cover letter; (3) writing samples; (4) references; and (5) salary expectation.


August 20, 2014

Pregg, O'Donnell & Gillett

A Civil Litigation firm with offices in Seattle, Portland and Anchorage seeks a highly-motivated associate to join our Portland office. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience with a focus on personal injury and construction defect litigation. Must be licensed to practice in Oregon (with Washington preferred). We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and a performance-based bonus program. Interested applicants may send cover letter, resume, professional references, and a writing sample by email to: Debra Pejovic, Human Resources Director, or by mail: 901 5th Ave. Ste. 3400, Seattle WA 98164. No phone calls please. EOE.

Discipline Paralegal

The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to process lawyer trust account overdraft notification matters and provide paralegal/trial assistant support through all phases of formal proceedings.

The Bar invites all interested applicants to submit a cover letter & resume. Please visit for job details & information about how to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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