Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities







Accounting Specialist A/P


The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and perform accounting tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable invoices and disbursements.


Part Time – Monday through Friday – 4 Hours per day


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Prepares and processes numerous accounting source documents.
  • Audits vendor and section invoices, employee expense reports, and credit card receipts and statements. Prepares and circulates check requests for authorization.
  • Prepares accounts payable checks and processes for distribution weekly.
  • Prepares and processes monthly credit card payments.
  • Researches and follows up on accounts or unpaid invoices according to established procedures.
  • Corresponds with vendors and section treasurers to clarify or resolve matters related to invoices or payments.
  • Enters miscellaneous cash deposits into accounting software.
  • Collects and maintains W-9 forms from vendors. Calculates and issues 1099 Misc forms as appropriate.
  • Maintains vendor files and W-9 files. Files accounts payable documents.
  • Audits cash receipts and prepares all daily bank deposits. Delivers daily deposits to the bank.
  • Assists with writing and updating the accounts payable operating policies and procedures for approval by the Controller.
  • Makes recommendations to Controller regarding credit issues.
  • Performs a variety of general clerical and secretarial duties associated with accounting work. 
  • Provides backup support for accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned.

Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate and some college preferably to include some accounting coursework.
  • Two years of increasingly responsible bookkeeping or accounting experience with an emphasis in accounts payable on a computerized system.
  • Experience in processing payroll using a third-party payroll service and working with confidential information.
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains is desirable. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy. Ability to operate a ten-key calculator by touch.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Accounting Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, interpersonal and conflict management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer and remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform close vision, detail work requiring concentrated effort for prolonged periods of time to include paperless work and concurrently viewing data on a monitor and from paper documents.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment, to include a ten-key calculator, and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

Salary range minimum starts at $17.26 per hour for 4 hours per day Monday through Friday. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.


For best consideration, please submit material by June 11, 2014, however, we will continue to accept submissions as long as the job opening remains posted.


Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: AP
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935


Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Design and Production Artist



The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team to produce print and web publications and provide layout and graphic design services for bar departments and bar-related groups.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Serves as production artist for a wide range of materials that are produced for print and/or electronic publication. These materials include newsletters, brochures, directories, forms, charts, signs, business cards and other stationery items, and the Oregon State Bar (OSB) Bulletin magazine.
  • Works collaboratively with section website editors to create and update section websites using the content management system in place for these sites.
  • Works collaboratively with the OSB website developer to perform maintenance tasks on the OSB website that may include text and graphic content update, file upload, and page reorganization.
  • Provides professional customer service and maintains cooperative relationships with internal and external customers to include members and section representatives.
  • Maintains appropriate files, records, and documentation for assigned projects.
  • Works closely with vendors on outsourced projects to ensure that budgets, specifications, and deadlines are maintained.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate. Four year degree in a graphic design or communications field preferred.
  • A portfolio demonstrating skills in graphic design, page layout, typography, and an eye for modern design aesthetics in both print and web environments.
  • Two years recent experience in publication design using Adobe InDesign or similar software.
  • Continuing coursework and/or recent experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications (Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), and the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress or other current content management system (CMS) software.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS, file upload process and server navigation.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong ability to use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Creative Services Department and the OSB.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to distinguish colors.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to travel locally in the Portland Metro area.


The salary range minimum for this position starts at $18.12. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.


We will continue to accept submissions as long as the job opening remains posted.


Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: PA
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Discipline Paralegal/Trial Assistant


Please note: Part-Time Position – 24 Hours Per Week


The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and provide paralegal/trial assistant services to the Disciplinary Counsel's Office and assist in preparing formal proceedings for trial under the direction of a litigation attorney.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Works with Assistant Disciplinary Counsel preparing disciplinary proceedings for trial, including assembling trial notebooks, analyzing transcripts and documents for evidence to be used in direct and cross-examination, and attending depositions.
  • Assists with obtaining, analyzing, and summarizing file material, including the organization and maintenance of evidence in document-intensive cases.
  • Assists with organizing file materials and attorney work-product materials, including the use of databases, imaging systems, and other computer-based technology.
  • Communicates with attorneys and third parties to take instruction, obtain information, and prepare for trial.
  • Maintains pre-trial contact with witnesses, including organizing their attendance at trial, taking notes, and analyzing evidence.
  • Under the direction of an attorney, drafts, edits, cite-checks, conforms, and otherwise assists in preparation of legal documents.
  • May attend trials.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Four-year degree from an accredited college. Paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Experience gathering, organizing, analyzing, and synthesizing files and matters that comprise complex or diverse information.
  • Experience managing confidential and sensitive material.
  • Must possess valid driver license, be able to safely operate a motor vehicle, and be able to obtain appropriate automobile insurance.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Thorough knowledge of one or more litigation database systems. Experience with OJIN, eCourt, and other web-based databases, as well as PowerPoint, ELMO, or equivalent presenters.
  • Experience using electronic databases for document and deposition transcript management and monitoring; experience with digitization of documents and electronic discovery software; experience with Bates labeling, indexing, and data entry; experience researching online as well as on Westlaw.
  • Ability to type 50 WPM with accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills and practices.
  • Ability to work with various groups or individuals with conflicting demands.
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and deadlines while planning work activities, using time efficiently, and developing realistic action plans in an environment with multiple projects and continually changing priorities.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, including complex issues that require collaborative efforts.
  • Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise, and precise manner; ability to respond thoroughly and completely in a courteous, professional, timely, and efficient manner to attorneys, staff, and members of the public.
  • Ability to make timely decisions and to exhibit sound and accurate judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Regulatory Services department and the bar.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and establish and maintain effective relationships with attorneys, other employees, and members of the public.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player. Ability to effectively deal with members of all departments to ensure cooperation in finalizing tasks. Commitment to effective teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail.

Please note: Part-Time Position – 24 Hours Per Week


The salary range minimum for this position starts at $23.82. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program. This is a part-time position 24 hours per week.


For best consideration, please submit material by June 11, 2014, however, we will continue to accept submissions as long as the job opening remains posted.


Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: DP
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Referral and Information Services Assistant


Part Time - Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Two Positions Open - One Requires Bilingual English/Spanish Skills


The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and respond to requests for legal information and assistance from attorneys and members of the public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provide professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Use custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Perform clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handle referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via e-mail, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibit professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer-to-Lawyer referrals.
  • Screen Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Perform additional clerical and support work for the Member and Public Services Department when needed.


Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work:

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent GED certificate.
  • At least one year of college, business, or secretarial school desirable.
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read Spanish and English.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or over the telephone.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume telephone work preferred.
  • Experience with the justice system and social service networks serving the state preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word and Excel. Experience with database programs preferred.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone, sitting, and working with a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

Part Time - Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Two Positions Open - One Requires Bilingual English/Spanish Skills


Salary range starts at $15.64 per hour for 4 hours per day Monday through Friday. There is an additional $.80 per hour premium for the bilingual position. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.


We will continue to accept submissions as long as the job opening remains posted.


Send resume with a cover letter to our mailing address below
(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: RIS
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer