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Honors Attorney
Portland City Attorney's Office
The Honors Attorney Program is a two-year program for recent law school graduates, newly admitted lawyers and judicial clerks who are committed to public service. The program is designed to provide an opportunity for new lawyers from historically underserved communities to gain public law experience at the start of their career.

The term of appointment is for a maximum of two years. During the two-year program, Honors Attorneys will handle a broad variety of assignments from different practice groups in the City Attorney’s Office. Each practice group will provide substantive and challenging assignments across a wide spectrum of legal fields to meet Honor Attorney interest balanced with Office workload.
Law Firm Staff & Litigation Assistant
The Bridge Law Firm
The Work: Front office management including scheduling, calendaring, document service and filing, reviewing and proofreading documents, scanning and file organization, generating invoices for attorney review. Litigation assistance including exhibit and trial preparation, creating client files in Cosmolex.

The Compensation: We envision an hourly arrangement for at least the first 6 months, at $16-$19 per hour DOE

About Us: We are a two person firm, established in 2018 to meet our vision of a law firm that worked for us and our families. We are hoping to find a person who values flexible working hours and enjoys being a hand-on part of our case team, developing relationships with our clients and assisting directly in their cases.
Associate/Contract Attorney (Part to Full Time)
The Bridge Law Firm
The Bridge Law Firm, LLC is growing into our new office space and is seeking an attorney, on either a contract or associate basis, to join our team. Our two-attorney firm represents clients in their landlord/tenant, family law, criminal defense, FAPA/Elder Abuse, basic estate planning, and general civil litigation needs.
We envision this position as in-office initially, with flexibility to work from home. New attorneys are encouraged to apply, and our collaborative approach provides the opportunity for hands-on mentorship.

Immediate need is for support on our current caseloads, including completing specific case projects as assigned, and preparing to take over caseload for an attorney taking family leave in January.

Compensation DOE. Possibility to be included on our Health Plan based on hours.

Attorney’s duties include performing legal research, drafting legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, taking and defending depositions, attending arbitration and mediation, handling discovery-related activities and taking cases to trial. You must be motivated, organized, able to meet deadlines and enjoy working with people.
Family Law Associate Attorney
Gevurtz Menashe, PC
Gevurtz Menashe, P.C. has an opening in its Portland Office for an associate attorney in family law. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Oregon family law practice, handling matters involving asset division, custody, spousal and child support with adequate trial and mediation experience.

Qualified candidates should have experience handling their own individual cases as well as providing support to senior attorneys in more complex cases. We are looking for a growth-minded professional with great communication, writing and research skills.

Qualified candidates must be Oregon Bar members. Washington Bar membership is a plus.

We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued. We are a team that provides outstanding mentoring opportunities, supports your professional and personal growth, and values diversity.

Gevurtz Menashe offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If this sounds like your next career challenge, we’d love to hear from you! All replies are kept confidential.
Link: https://www.gevurtzmenashe.com/
Senior Family Law Associate
Gevurtz Menashe, PC
Gevurtz Menashe, P.C. is seeking a senior-level attorney to join our busy family law practice in Vancouver, WA. This is an opportunity to work with a collegial and dynamic team of attorneys who are leaders and innovators in the community.

We are recruiting attorney candidates with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Washington family law practice (preferably focused in Clark County), handling matters involving asset division, custody, spousal and child support, with adequate trial and mediation experience. Qualified applicants for this Senior Attorney/Of Counsel role should have a demonstrated history of managing an active caseload while mentoring and supervising others (staff or junior associate attorneys), and be actively engaged in the local legal community. We are looking for a professional with outstanding analytical ability, sound judgment and excellent communication skills.

Qualified candidates must be Washington State Bar members.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. If this sounds like your next career challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued. We are a team that provides outstanding mentoring opportunities, supports your professional and personal growth, and values diversity.

All replies are kept confidential.
Link: https://www.gevurtzmenashe.com/
Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Thomas Ryan
State of Oregon Judicial Department: Multnomah County Circuit Court
Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited law school and exemplary research and writing skills are required. Preference may be given to those with current Oregon State Bar membership. Preference will be given to eligible veterans.
Position Description:
Judge Thomas Ryan, Multnomah County Circuit Court, is seeking a judicial clerk. The judicial clerk acts as the courtroom clerk responsible for coordinating courtroom proceedings. The clerk swears in witnesses, operates recording equipment, marks exhibits, completes and enters numerous forms into the court’s computer system, and ensures the security and order of the courtroom. Duties also include managing juries, preparing jury instructions, maintaining the jury room and supplies, and serving as liaison between jurors, the court and counsel for exhibits, forms, instructions, and questions. The judicial clerk performs significant legal research in civil and criminal matters, prepares bench memoranda, and writes draft opinions for the judge.
This is a limited duration appointment for one year, with the possibility of renewal. This is a full-time position and the work schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The position is eligible for overtime compensation. Occasional after-hours work on short notice is required due to trials and jury deliberations. Salary $39,384-$45,612 per year.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, list of references, and writing sample by email to Judge Ryan’s Judicial Assistant, Jane Franey, at Jane.H.FRANEY@ojd.state.or.us, and cc Clerk Supervisor Andrew.R.N.Phillips@ojd.state.or.us
Requested Skills:
• Skill performing research and analysis about a variety of legal topics.
• Skill managing time and remaining organized despite changing workload.
• Experience working independently, with minimal supervision.
• Experience exercising a high level of ethical standards and acting with discretion.

Link: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/courts/Pages/bio.aspx?person=131
Environmental Law and Litigation Associate
Ring Bender LLP
Ring Bender LLP, an environmental, natural resources and litigation law firm, is seeking a mid- level associate. Our firm has offices in Oregon, California and Pennsylvania and our clients include private business as well as municipalities. Our ideal candidate will have four to six years of experience in environmental regulatory compliance counseling and litigation in the Pacific Northwest and California, at both the state and federal levels. The candidate should be enterprising and have a strong desire to become a leader in the field of environmental law. The position will ideally be based in Oregon, but the associate will support our cases in California, Washington, Pennsylvania and potentially other locations. We are also willing to consider alternative base locations and experience levels for the right candidate.

Our associates are given meaningful, hands-on legal work at every stage of their careers and will work directly with the firm’s other attorneys, clients and technical consultants on complex, unique and challenging environmental and natural resource issues. We are looking for candidates who are willing to work as an integral part of a high performing, collegial and collaborative team.

Full job description can be found on our website or feel free to reach out directly to our managing partner directly at (503) 964-6726 or chein@ringbenderlaw.com.
Link: https://ringbenderlaw.com/
Immigrant Justice Attorney
Oregon Worker Relief
Up to 2 year, fully funded fellowship for new and emerging lawyers to work directly in impacted communities to abolish deportations and end civic exclusions on account of immigration status. Recruitment in January and February 2022 for September 2022 start date.
Link: https://workerrelief.org/worker-reliefs-immigrant-justice-program/
Seeking Law Clerk for Immediate Hire
Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP (“SYK”)is seeking a law clerk for immediate hire. SYK attorneys provide law clerks with many options for professional growth and development through work assignments and introductions to networking and marketing events.
Practice areas at SYK are approximately 50/50 transactional and litigation. Our former law clerks have argued (and won) contested cases, assisted in acquiring and reinstating tax exempt status for nonprofits, meaningfully participated in trial preparation, and enjoyed close client contact. This is not your regular, run of the mill, research-and-write-memos clerkship, although both will be required in this position. A successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with a great attitude. SYK fosters a team-focused culture and is seeking candidates who thrive in a collaborative environment. SYK is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, and is proud to be one of the few mid-size firms in the area comprised of more than 50% female attorneys. Law clerks enjoy a flexible schedule that accommodates class schedules and school commitments. The work expectations for the law clerk position are full time during summer 2020.
Please submit applications via e-mail to the hiring committee, attn.: Laura S. Nelson (hiring@samuelslaw.com). Application packets must include a one page cover letter, one page resume, law school transcripts, and a maximum five page writing sample. The writing sample should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to identify key facts relevant to an issue and analyze the issue. Cover letters should address the practice area(s) you are most interested in exploring at SYK and why. Cover letters should also briefly address and explain the applicant’s position on one of the following topics: the oxford comma, full justification v. left alignment, and ending a sentence with a preposition.
Link: https://samuelslaw.com/
Family Law Associate
Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP
SYK seeks a family law associate to assist Christine Costantino’s growing practice. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in family law including some trial experience and managing client matters independently. We are a diverse firm with a collegial work environment and a full range of benefits.

Please send resume and cover letter to Hiring Coordinator, Hiring@SamuelsLaw.com. All inquiries kept confidential.
Link: https://samuelslaw.com/employment-opportunities/
Corporate Junior/Senior Associate
Lane Powell PC
The ideal candidate will have four-plus years of law firm experience in corporate strategic transactions and M&A, private or public securities offerings and compliance, corporate and governance, advising clients on commercial contracts. Experience working with private equity, venture capital, startups or joint ventures is a plus.
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/LAN1002LPSL/JobBoard/e9529eb1-d9e4-4a45-b709-f3125798824a/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f4dad901-2091-49ca-aab1-0c0b22af14de
Experienced Data Privacy Attorney
Lane Powell PC
The ideal candidates will have five plus years of experience in privacy compliance including under GDPR and CCPA, working with clients in developing and drafting their privacy policies, and supporting various types of other business transactions.
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/LAN1002LPSL/JobBoard/e9529eb1-d9e4-4a45-b709-f3125798824a/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=375252b2-567a-4393-a0c9-60e927aba774
Trademark Senior Associate/Junior Partner
Lane Powell PC
A qualified candidate will have at least five plus years of transactional experience with a focus on IP-centric transactions, including licensing, trademarks and copyrights. A candidate must have performed USPTO and trademark trial and appeal board work (TTAB), have experience with trademark (and ideally copyright) prosecution and enforcement, and be familiar with commercial contracts involving intellectual and intangible property rights. A candidate should also have an openness to litigation assistance, including legal research and drafting related to trademark matters.
Link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/LAN1002LPSL/JobBoard/e9529eb1-d9e4-4a45-b709-f3125798824a/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=6cfa7a1a-e012-4e3a-b4a4-320c63cfd289
Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
The Director of DEI position is located in the Central Administrative Office in downtown Portland, Oregon. The Director of DEI will report directly to the Executive Director, and is responsible for helping the organization apply an equity lens to both LASO’s internal dynamics as well as our community-facing work.
Link: https://lasoregon.org/employment/item.10686-Director_of_Diversity_Equity_Inclusion_DEI_Central_Administrative_Office
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