Job Openings

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Job Openings:

  • Assistant Attorney General – Civil Recovery Section
  • OLC Staff Attorney — Salem Office
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, Salem Office

OLC Staff Attorney — Salem Office
Oregon Law Center (OLC) seeks a staff attorney with up to five years of experience to conduct outreach and provide civil legal services, including impact litigation and service cases, for low-income communities in Marion, Polk, and Linn-Benton Counties, including Spanish speaking communities. Animportant aspect of this position is to engage in community outreach to the client community and client based organizations. Send resume and coverletter to: jlara@oregonlawcenter.org or Jorge Lara, Managing Attorney, Oregon Law Center, Salem Regional Office, 494 State Street, Suite 410, Salem, OR 97301. See http://oregonlawcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Salem-Position-Announcement-2017.pdf for the full position description.


Assistant Attorney General – Civil Recovery Section
The Oregon Department of Justice, Civil Recovery Section, is seeking applicants for an attorney position in its Salem office.  This section represents state agencies in a variety of plaintiff’s civil litigation matters, including assisting agencies in seeking monetary recoveries and injunctive relief.  A minimum of five years’ civil litigation experience is required.  This must include first-chair trial experience.  Solid research and writing skills are also required.  Knowledge of bankruptcy law and debtor-creditor experience is a plus.

Information on how to apply may be found at the following website:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1691675/assistant-attorney-general-civil-recovery.  Applications must be received by April 17, 2017.


Staff Attorney – Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney for its Salem office. This is a grantfunded position of limited duration, currently expected to last through December 2017. Renewal of grant funding is possible but not certain.
Background:
LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal
services program committed to advocacy strategies that will have a demonstrable effect on community problems. The Salem office provides advice and representation to low-income residents in Marion and Polk counties.
Responsibilities:
The staff attorney will focus on assisting victims of domestic violence and elder abuse. In addition to serving individual clients, attorneys are expected to spend significant time working on cases or projects designed to achieve broad impact upon significant problems in the client community. Services may include family and elder protection orders; divorce; child support and custody issues; housing; unemployment benefits; immigration; and
other civil legal issues. The attorney will also conduct outreach and education to low-income client groups with a special emphasis on elders, people with disabilities and Latinos.
Qualifications:
Oregon State Bar required; excellent legal skills; demonstrated commitment to working with the victims of domestic violence and elder abuse; ability to interact appropriately and effectively with victims and other clients. Spanish ability is required for this position.
Salary/Benefits:
Salary based on experience. Additional compensation for bilingual ability. Full benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance; employee assistance program; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) plan; and generous leave.
Closing Date: Open until filled. Evaluation of applications to begin 12/15/2016.
Applications:
Send resume, references, and letter of interest to:
Michael Keeney
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
105 High Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
salemjobs@lasoregon.org
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority applicants encouraged to apply


 

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