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(3) Assistant Attorney General positions (Child Advocacy Attorney) - Medford-based

ChAS AAG Recruitment (Medford)

The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applicants to fill three (3) Assistant Attorney General positions in the Child Advocacy Section of the Civil Enforcement Division. These Medford-based positions will be responsible for providing advice and litigation services to the Department of Human Services Child Welfare Program in juvenile dependency cases involving abused, neglected or dependent children. In cases involving children who cannot remain with or be returned to their parents, section attorneys assist in implementing and finalizing other permanency plans for children including litigating termination of parental rights trials to legally free children for adoption. Attorneys must balance providing legal advice with frequent court appearances, from short hearings to multi-day complex trials.

Closing 2/25

Assistant Attorney General (Appellate Division)

The Oregon Department of Justice is currently seeking attorney applicants to fill one Portland or Salem-based position in our Appellate Division. 

Lawyers in the Appellate Division handle civil, criminal, and post-conviction appeals in the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Oregon Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, and (occasionally) the United States Supreme Court.  They also handle trial-level litigation in capital punishment cases.

We are seeking candidates who are exceptional writers and oral advocates, enjoy grappling with complex legal questions, are willing to work on all types of matters handled by the Appellate Division (including capital cases and juvenile-dependency appeals), have a strong work ethic, can juggle a heavy case load, and work well with both attorneys and support staff

Assistant Attorney General (Appellate Division)

Closing 2/25


The Salem Municipal Court is recruiting to add criminal defense attorneys to our current roster and to establish a list of future appointments as necessary.  Court-appointed attorneys are appointed by the Judge to represent the indigent accused cited in our court. 

Our current case mix includes traffic crimes and non-traffic “quality of life” offenses such as Trespass, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Alcohol in Prohibited Places, etc.

Many of the individuals appearing in our court are struggling with homelessness, substance abuse, mental health issues, co-occurring disorders, and/or issues related to military service. Experience relevant to this population is desirable. Bilingual attorneys are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and include three professional references along with a cover letter that includes your legal experience as it relates to the following: 

    • Trial or contested hearing experience
    • Experience in problem-solving court dockets
    • Veterans Court, Mental Health Court, Drug Court, etc.
    • Non-legal, but relevant educational, employment, or personal background

Submit your items for consideration by email to or by regular mail to:

Judge Jane Aiken
Salem Municipal Court
555 Liberty Street SE, Room 215
Salem Oregon 97301   

The United States District Court for the District of Oregon is currently recruiting for a U.S. Magistrate Judge located in Eugene, Oregon.  This position closes February 15, 2018.  Full Public Notice

Marion County Bar Association
PO Box 333
Salem, OR 97308

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