Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





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Accounting Specialist - Accounts Receivable



We are looking to fill the position that will provide accurate recording and maintenance of member license fees and all other accounts receivables and performs collection activities.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Performs annual system setup for membership fee billing cycle. Creates annual membership fee charges in the membership database and billing groups including section member fees. According to established procedures, sends notices to delinquent accounts, updates database to reflect fee increases, and creates suspension memos that are sent to Regulatory Services.
  • Maintains accuracy of membership fees subsidiary records. Posts and balances membership fee payments and adjustments. Maintains current knowledge of the rules and regulations for fees, due dates, late fees, waivers and status changes for members.
  • Prepares and records member status changes, waivers, and reinstatements. Computes and records the related fee adjustments in the membership database.
  • Fields a high volume of calls from members regarding annual fees during the fee cycle.  Maintains a high level of professionalism, tact, and courtesy in all interactions with members.
  • Balances bar membership and section fees in the membership database on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepares and sends membership fee invoices to new admittees. Processes status changes and fee adjustments. Follows established procedures for monitoring new admittee fee payments for follow-up, sending delinquent notifications, and initiating suspension for non-payment.
  • Monitors member and non-member accounts receivable balances in accounting system. Researches and follows up on delinquent accounts, unpaid invoices, and unapplied payments. Sends delinquent accounts to collections according to established procedures.
  • Monitors Lawyer Referral Services (LRS) accounts in the data center, and prepares and sends delinquent letters from the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Meets with the Referral and Information Services Manager to determine collection action for delinquent LRS members.
  • Produces invoices from numerous sources including sales, tenant rents, meeting room rentals, and miscellaneous charges. Performs weekly invoicing process. 
  • Processes customer or member sales returns and adjustment documents and prepares documents for customer or member refunds and exchanges.
  • Posts and balances cash sales and accounts receivable payments.
  • Performs daily integration of batches from the member database into the Great Plains accounting software.
  • Monitors and researches stale-dated sales orders to ensure fulfillment and posting are timely.
  • Monitors and researches unapplied accounts receivable (A/R) payments.
  • Performs aging of past-due customer account balances and produces monthly A/R statements for past-due accounts. Refers certain accounts to collection agents per Oregon State Bar (OSB) procedure.
  • Balances daily web and credit card transaction batches and records daily bank deposits and deposit correction notices.
  • Makes recommendations to the Controller regarding credit issues.
  • Monitors unapplied credits in Great Plains and issues refunds where necessary.
  • Monitors OSB Accounting Department email inbox.
  • Assists with writing and updating the A/R operating policies and procedures for approval by the Controller. 
  • Performs monthly account analysis and journal entries for assigned accounts. Performs general ledger reconciliations.
  • Opens and distributes daily mail delivered to the Accounting Department.
  • Monitors judgments received from Disciplinary Counsel’s Office.


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. Two year college degree in accounting, business or a related field.
  • Two years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting with an emphasis in accounts receivable.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience using accounting, accounts receivable, and inventory management software. Experience with database programs.
  • Ability to type 45 WPM with accuracy. Ability to operate a ten-key calculator by touch with accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and conflict management skills with a strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines with minimal direction in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Communication in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • 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, to include a ten-key calculator, and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to view and perform close vision, detail work requiring concentrated effort for long periods of time, to include paperless work and concurrently viewing data on a monitor and from paper documents.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.


The minimum for this salary range is $19.51 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

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

Fax to (503) 598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Assistant General Counsel and Client Assistance Office Attorney



We are looking to fill the position that will respond to inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys and determine appropriate initial disposition for those inquiries and complaints.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Receives and reviews inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys. Analyzes facts and legal issues to determine whether misconduct may have occurred and exercises discretion to dismiss matters or refer for further investigation.
  • Manages a high volume case load.
  • Issues written opinions regarding inquiries and complaints.
  • Responds to telephone contacts from the public.
  • To the extent possible and as resources permit, assists clients and lawyers to resolve issues not involving misconduct.
  • Serves as back-up to provide telephone ethics assistance to members as needed.
  • Responsible for coordination or oversight of specific program functions as assigned.
  • Speaks and writes on ethics issues for continuing legal education (CLE) programs and Oregon State Bar (OSB) publications.
  • Assists in development of long- and short-range plans, policies, and procedures for the Client Assistance Office (CAO).
  • Provides input on the evaluation of support staff. Assists with CAO staff training.


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

  • Graduation from an accredited law school. Active membership in the Oregon State Bar.
  • Four years of legal experience, preferably in Oregon, in a government or private practice involving civil litigation.
  • Knowledge of legal ethics rules and experience in resolving legal ethics issues helpful.
  • Excellent skills in legal analysis, legal research, and writing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to express complex ideas and summarize information orally and in writing in clear, concise, and plain language.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently analyzing legal issues and concepts. Strong self-motivation skills requiring minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet and exceed timelines and deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment. Strong time management skills.
  • 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 work with various groups or individuals with conflicting demands.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Client Assistance Office and the OSB.
  • 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 remain in a stationary position and maintain focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to spend long periods of time on the telephone.
  • Ability to perform as a public speaker before large and small groups of people.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, for meetings and seminars.


The minimum for this salary range is $6,717 per month. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

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

Fax to (503) 598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Referral and Information Services Assistant


One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


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.

  • Provides 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.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via email, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs 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.
  • 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 perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • 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.

One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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 email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Referral and Information Services Assistant - Bilingual - Spanish and English


Two Positions
One Morning Shift – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
One Afternoon Shift– 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


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 English-speaking and Spanish-speaking public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive bilingual, Spanish and English, telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via email, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs 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 perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • 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.

Two Positions
One Morning Shift – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
One Afternoon Shift– 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour plus $.80 per hour additional bilingual skills premium. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

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

Fax to (503) 598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



The Oregon State Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. The Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be forwarded to the Bar’s Director of Human Resources or the Bar’s ADA Coordinator at hr@osbar.org or call (503) 620-0222.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when requesting a reasonable accommodation. “Genetic information” as defined by GINA, includes an individual’s family medical history, the results of an individual’s or family member’s genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual’s family member sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual’s family member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.

The bar’s general ADA information is available here.