Assistant Attorney General, Child Advocacy Section

Oregon Deptartment of Justice

April 28, 2019 / Deadline May 12, 2019


The Oregon Department of Justice is seeking candidates to fill a number of Assistant Attorney General positions in its Portland Child Advocacy Section.  Assistant Attorneys General in this section 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.



Healthcare Corporate Associate - Davis Wright Tremaine

Junior or Mid-Level, Seattle

April 22, 2019


Davis Wright Tremaine’s Healthcare M&A practice is seeking associates with a minimum of two years of law firm experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant business transactions and interest in healthcare M&A. The ideal candidate will be able to work with our team on large and complex transactions and to second-chair smaller transactions. Experience working on M&A in healthcare services and healthcare technology is preferred. 

We seek candidates who will fit well with our Healthcare M&A team, each of whom has a combination of experience in M&A, the healthcare industry and regulatory issues. Candidates should have healthcare experience or be willing to commit at least half of their practice to develop healthcare experience with the team.

Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and transactional skills. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, an entrepreneurial mindset, a strong client-service ethic and outstanding interpersonal skills. Active membership in the California State Bar or Washington State Bar is preferred. All replies confidential.

To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; deal sheet and law school transcript. We would very much appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position in your cover letter.


Office of the Governor - Policy Advisor Positions

April 3, 2019 / Deadline May 12, 2019


The Office of the Governor are our searching for four new senior policy advisors positions within the Office of the Governor. Two positions will serve as Education Policy Advisors, one will be our Housing Policy Advisor and the last position will serve as the Jobs and Economy Policy Advisor and Director of the Regional Solutions Program. Each of these positions will fill an important role in cultivating new and fostering current relationships between our office and all of our regional partners.



Attorney - Business & Transactions

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP

April 4, 2019


Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an opening for an associate 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 three 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.  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.


Experienced Litigation Paralegal 

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP

April 4, 2019


Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an immediate opening for a litigation paralegal to play a significant role in managing a busy litigation practice. The ideal candidate will:


  • Have at least two successive, full time years of experience as a litigation paralegal. Work will have an emphasis on personal injury, including premises liability, and products liability. Work may also include professional liability, and construction.

  • Have experience providing trial support.

  • Be highly organized, with demonstrated ability to efficiently manage discovery, preparation of exhibits for depositions and trial, interview witnesses, schedule witnesses and experts, issue subpoenas, review and summarize medical and employment records. 

  • Requires ability to conduct background research using various internet tools, including social media sites.

  • Have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint software. Knowledge of NetDocs desirable. 

  • Be an energetic, self-starter who is able to prioritize and keep track of details in multiple cases, calendars and deadlines.  

  • Be familiar with Oregon and Washington rules.   


You will work closely with partners and associates to: prepare and respond to discovery requests, including review for privilege, redaction and bates labeling of documents; review and analyze medical records with preparation of comprehensive medical summaries; conduct factual and background investigation through use of internet tools and social media; perform document management and analysis; interview witnesses; and prepare for trial and arbitration. Your excellent written and oral skills, combined with a good sense of humor, and intellectual curiosity, will contribute to your success on this busy team. Position requires ability to quickly solve problems as they arise.

Paralegal certification or college degree preferred; equivalent work experience and training may be substituted. Schedule is 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with additional hours required at times.


Why join us?

If you want to be part of a well-established and growing law firm, and be part of a close-knit group, then this is the place for you! We offer a fast-paced, team-oriented and fun work environment with competitive compensation and a generous benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k, paid time off and more.


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.  If you meet all of the above qualifications, please complete and employment application (located on our website at http://cosgravelaw.com/careers ), and send it along with your resume and cover letter to humanresources@cosgravelaw.com.  Applications must include all documents for consideration


Stoll Berne - Summer Associate 2019

March 10, 2019


Stoll Berne offers a dynamic and professionally rewarding environment in which summer associates are exposed to all aspects of a complex litigation practice.  Summer associates are given projects similar to those assigned to new lawyers, and will have many opportunities for direct collaboration with senior attorneys in a number of practice areas.  The firm strives to provide summer associates the opportunity to attend depositions, client meetings, mediations, and hearings or trial.  We select candidates with personal integrity, sound judgment, and superior academic achievement. Stoll Berne is committed to the goal of diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.   We promote diversity by actively working to recruit and retain qualified individuals who represent a variety of personal experience and demographics. Our goal is to maintain and nurture diversity in an environment that fosters excellence, achievement, and advancement of all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, cultural and ethnic background, socioeconomic status, nationality, or other unique and inherent attributes. Interested candidates should email a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to the Stoll Berne Hiring Shareholder, Jen Wagner (jwagner@stollberne.com).

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