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LAST UPDATED: January 14, 2019


Executive Director
Youth, Rights & Justice is seeking its next Executive Director. YRJ is widely recognized as a leader in juvenile law in Oregon. Our ideal Executive Director candidate will have a passion for defending the rights of vulnerable children and families, experience with organizational management and leadership, deep knowledge of the legislative process, familiarity with juvenile law, a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, political acumen, and life experience and/or work experience with communities that rely on YRJ's services.
How to Apply: Applications due by Feb. 1, 2019
  1. A cover letter that reflects how your experience qualifies you to become the Executive Director of Youth, Rights & Justice,
  2. A complete chronological resume, and
  3. A diversity statement that outlines your experiences with diversity, equity and inclusion. Those experiences may include, but are not limited to, the following: lived experience as a member of an underrepresented group; experience living and meaningfully interacting with individuals with a variety of identities; and professional development or other training in diversity, equity and inclusion. If your experiences are different from those listed and you have a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please explain how you will manifest that commitment in this position.
Send via email as a PDF to YRJ's Executive Search Consultant, Paula Manley, YRJsearch@paulamanley.com, with subject line "YRJ Executive Search."
All inquiries will be handled confidentially. Please use this email to request an accommodation.

Discipline Legal Secretary
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide administrative and legal secretarial support for the Disciplinary Counsel's office and related regulatory programs.
Please visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details. Equal Opportunity Employer. (1/11/19)

Senior Associate (Litigation)
Ater Wynne LLP, a Portland, Oregon business and complex litigation firm, is seeking to add an experienced attorney to our litigation practice. We offer a collegial, progressive and entrepreneurial environment where you will work closely with partners on interesting matters. We work with and support associates to develop both their legal and client relationship skills with an eye toward partnership and long term career success.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years' law firm experience handling complex commercial litigation matters,  including responsibility for substantive pleadings and motions, discovery and court appearances
  • Outstanding academic credentials and writing skills
  • Active member of the Oregon State Bar 
  • Active member of the Washington State Bar and California Bar a plus
  • Self-motivation, positive attitude and a desire to work in a team environment
We offer a competitive compensation package, a modern and supportive work culture and a chance to work with an esteemed yet approachable group of attorneys and staff. Ater Wynne has been named as one of the most admired firms by the Portland Business Journal, one of Oregon Business Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Ater Wynne is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
In completing our application, please attach a current resume and two relevant writing samples. Thank you for your interest in Ater Wynne LLP. 

Senior Associate (Corporate)
Ater Wynne LLP, a Portland, Oregon business and complex litigation firm, is seeking an associate attorney with 5-8 years of experience to join our growing Corporate Practice Group. We offer a collegial, progressive and entrepreneurial environment where you will work closely with partners on interesting matters. We work with and support associates to develop both their legal and client relationship skills, with an eye toward partnership and long term career success. 
Qualifications:
  • Law firm experience in general corporate work, mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, corporate finance and restructuring, private equity, corporate governance and daily operational issues. 
  • Experience with securities offerings and compliance and fund form formation a plus.
  • Outstanding academic credentials and writing skills
  • Some portable work a plus but not required
  • Active member of the Oregon State Bar
  • Active member of the Washington State Bar a plus
  • Self-motivation, positive attitude and a desire to work in a team environment
We offer a competitive compensation package, a modern and supportive work culture and an opportunity to work with an esteemed yet approachable group of attorneys and staff. You will be part of a group of partners, attorneys and corporate paralegals who enjoy the work they do and working with each other. Ater Wynne has been named as one of the most admired firms by the Portland Business Journal, one of Oregon Business Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Ater Wynne is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Recruiters welcome to submit candidates.
In completing our application, please attach a current resume and two relevant writing samples. Thank you for your interest in Ater Wynne LLP.

Associate - Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group
The law firm of Lewis Brisbois seeks an associate with 1-5 years of experience to join its national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group in our Portland office. Our office is friendly, entrepreneurial, and proud of the service we provide to clients. This position provides opportunity for professional growth and the chance to work with outstanding attorneys throughout the country who care about mentoring and helping associates develop their skills. Please send responses to pdxrecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com. All responses will be held in strict confidence. 
Learn more about Lewis Brisbois and the data privacy and cybersecurity team at lewisbrisbois.com/practices/data-privacy-cyber-security. (1/11/19)

Aviation Practice
Rare opportunity to become part of a successful and growing plaintiff's aviation practice in downtown Portland litigating complex airplane and helicopter cases in courts throughout the country. This practice is fast paced, challenging, and rewarding. It is a tremendous growth opportunity for the right person. Must have experience in complex litigation, catastrophic injury or death cases, or products liability. Must also be a proficient writer and able to regularly provide high-level legal analysis on a variety of issues. Please submit a cover letter and resume to dbarber@lbblawyers.com. (1/11/19)

Environmental Law
Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP is seeking an experienced environmental law associate or lateral partner. Portable work helpful, but not required. Thorough understanding of federal and state environment laws and regulations essential. We are a firm composed of 34 lawyers with offices in Portland and Anchorage. This open position is in Portland. OSB licensure required. WSB licensure helpful. Call or email David Bennett, 503.224.4100; dbennett@lbblawyers.com. (1/11/19)

Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney
The Law Offices of Nay & Friedenberg LLC (www.naylaw.com) is recruiting for an attorney with five or more years of estate planning/Elder Law experience. We are looking for someone who possesses a strong work ethic, has fantastic interpersonal skills, is organized and takes initiative. You should be proficient at drafting complex estate plans and be a current member of the Oregon State Bar. This is a career partner track position.
If you share our passion for touching lives and making a real difference, want to work with a team that values everyone's contributions, and are willing to commit to 40-45 hours per week, we want to talk. Compensation is above market and benefits are as follows:
  • We offer great health insurance, including vision, dental and alternative treatment coverage.
  • 401(k) with employer match & profit sharing.
  • Generous flexible time off.
  • Free parking.
  • Welcoming and supportive team members.
  • The opportunity to positively touch the lives of our clients who consistently express their deep gratitude for how our team has made a difference in their lives.
Please email your cover letter and vita to estateattorneypdx@gmail.com. No calls, please. All submissions are strictly confidential. (1/10/19)

Associate Attorney
Brisbee & Stockton LLC is a civil litigation and appellate firm dedicated to representing clients in courtrooms throughout Oregon and SW Washington, and as well, before professional licensing Boards. Our client base includes medical professionals, hospitals, attorneys, construction trades, self-insured businesses and insurance companies, and as well, businesses and individuals.
Our partners have a reputation for professionalism and skill which has been earned throughout decades of committed service to our clients. We are committed as well to fostering the professional growth and success of associates.
Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, possess strong communication and writing abilities, and will appreciate working as part of a close knit team. An attorney with 2-5 years of experience is desired, but talented candidates beyond this range are welcomed.  
If this opportunity interests you, please submit a resume and cover letter. All qualified applicants will be considered and all submissions will be held in strict confidence. Submissions can be made via email to law@brisbeeandstockton.com or via mail to PO Box 567, Hillsboro, OR 97123.

Probate Paralegal
We would like to hire a probate paralegal with at least five years of experience in the field and who knows the names of the probate court clerks and the local supplemental probate rules for Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties.
Join our amazing team and you will be working closely with our attorneys on new and existing probate matters. You will also help coordinate with clients in a timely manner to set up consultations, collect information, provide draft documents for clients' review, and ensure a positive and compassionate relationship with them.
  • You must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • There will be substantial client contact and correspondence.
  • You should have good grammar skills and be comfortable working with numbers.
  • We need someone who is dependable and intelligent who is able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and good communication skills are a must.
To apply, please include your current resume & a cover letter to pdxparalegalep@gmail.com.
Benefits: Great health insurance, vision, dental, alternative treatment coverage; 401(k) with employer match, profit sharing; generous flexible time off; free parking; your own personal office; welcoming and supportive team members; the opportunity to positively touch the lives of our clients. Our clients consistently express their deep gratitude for how our team has made a difference in their lives.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time. Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00/year. (12/13/18)

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:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-7 pages)
  • Law school transcript
Applications must include all documents for consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.(11/30/18)

Attorney - Business and Transactions
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an opening for a lateral associate or partner 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 four 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, and transition in to a strong book of business. 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:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5-7 pages)
  • Law school transcript
Applications must include all documents for consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. (11/28/18)

Bulletin Editor
The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to plan, develop, edit, and manage content of the OSB's membership magazine, the Bulletin.
Please visit www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details. Equal Opportunity Employer. (11/15/18)

Legal Assistant
Oregon State Treasury is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide confidential clerical and administrative support. For full details, please visit: Legal Assistant Job Announcement. (11/14/18)

Experienced Family Law Attorney, Portland
Family law firm in downtown Portland is seeking an associate attorney with three to five years of domestic relations experience. Please send cover letter, resume and references via email to salina@zimmer-law.com. No phone calls please. (11/14/18)

Litigation Paralegal
Required Experience
  • 5-10 years of civil litigation case management and trial experience (state and federal courts, FINRA arbitration)
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Relativity, TrialDirector, Westlaw/Lexis
  • Knowledge of ESI preservation/collection best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to fill long-term position with an exceptional law firm
Job Description
Join a paralegal team that supports litigators working in a wide range of practice areas: antitrust litigation, appellate, business litigation, class actions, elections/government law, employment litigation, environmental issues, healthcare litigation, IP litigation, internal investigations, professional malpractice, securities law, trust and estate litigation. 
Our firm prides itself on the long tenure of our employees and the collegial, cooperative environment we've created among attorneys and staff. We are a lean and creative team of problem solvers. Our new team member will be conscientious, hard working, efficient, capable of handling a matter from beginning to end, and also willing to pitch in to help manage the workload of a nimble and dynamic group. To balance the demands of tight deadlines and sometimes long hours, the firm offers scheduling flexibility and generous paid leave benefits.
Representing the firm well, both inside as well as outside the organization, requires sound judgment, personal and professional integrity, and a commitment to promoting a culture of equity and inclusion where people are respected and encouraged to meet their full potential regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary and PTO based on experience
  • Generous bonuses (discretionary, based on profitability and years of service)
  • Flexible schedule, 37.5-hour typical workweek
  • Extended leave opportunity after 10 years of service with firm
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dental/health employee premiums paid by firm
  • Life insurance, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, with up to 3% profit sharing
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Transportation spending plan
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: careers@stollberne.com. (11/14/18)

Perkins Coie LLP - Business Associate Attorney - Junior to Mid-Level
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a Junior to Mid-level associate to join its highly-regarded business practice in Portland Oregon. Candidates must have excellent credentials and at least two years of corporate experience, preferably at a national law firm. Our business group focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, emerging companies and venture capital and general corporate counseling of companies at all stages of development. 
Being an Am Law 50 firm and ranked as the most prestigious firm in the Pacific Northwest, this is an excellent opportunity to join a highly supportive working environment while handling sophisticated matters at both a local and a national level. To be considered, please visit our website at www.perkinscoie.com to view our postings and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample. (11/14/18)



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