Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





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Assistant General Counsel and Client Assistance Office Attorney



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 initial response and disposition to all inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys.



Responsibilities 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.
  • To the extent possible and as resources permit, assists clients and lawyers to resolve issues not involving misconduct.
  • Manages a high volume case load.
  • Issues written opinions regarding inquiries and complaints.
  • Responds to telephone contacts from the public.
  • Serves as back-up to provide telephone ethics assistance to members as needed.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for coordination or oversight of specific program functions as assigned.
  • Assists with CAO staff training.
  • Speaks and writes on ethics issues for continuing legal education (CLE) programs and Oregon State Bar (OSB) publications.

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. Admission to the practice of law in Oregon.
  • Four years of legal experience, preferably in a government or private practice involving litigation.
  • Experience managing a heavy caseload.
  • Knowledge of legal ethics rules and principles. Experience in resolving legal ethics issues helpful.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access or other database programs. Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent skills in legal analysis, legal research, and writing.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Strong self-motivation skills requiring minimal supervision.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen, use tact, and resolve conflict through informal telephone mediation.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.
  • Ability to work with various groups or individuals with conflicting demands.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • 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 CAO 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 maintain focus and perform work requiring concentrated effort for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone for long periods of time.
  • Ability to make presentations before large and small groups of people.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.

Salary: $6,554 per month minimum, depending on experience. 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



Accounting Specialist - A/P



Long Term Temporary Position – Part Time – 4 Morning Hours 5 Days a 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 a variety of accounting tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable invoices and disbursements.



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.

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 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 for long periods of time.
  • Ability to 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.

Long Term Temporary Position – Part Time – 4 Morning Hours 5 Days a Week


Salary: $18.13 per hour minimum, depending on experience. 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: AP
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




CLE Seminars Assistant



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 a variety of clerical, administrative, and program support for the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminars Department.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Responsible for a broad scope of administrative and seminar functions and tasks related to supporting the department.
  • Responds to a high volume of inquiries from Oregon State Bar (OSB) members, staff, and non-members.
  • Collects speaker materials and forms and distributes to appropriate bar staff.
  • Assists CLE Seminars Event Coordinator with event preparations and performs on-site registration activities as assigned.
  • Provides additional coverage for a variety of department functions, including assisting CLE Service Center customers with CLE registration, product orders, and inquiries made via phone, email, and in-person, and operating webcasting equipment during live seminars.
  • Enters, manipulates, and retrieves data for speaker and seminars reports, forms, and mailing lists and creates and maintains hard copy and electronic seminar and department files using appropriate software for schedules, reports, and forms.
  • Drafts, proofreads, and finalizes department correspondence as directed. Sends HTML broadcast email using appropriate software.
  • Photocopies and scans a variety of documents. Prepares and distributes department mail. Orders seminar and office supplies.

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.
  • Three years of experience in an administrative role, with a business meeting or continuing education capacity preferred.
  • Experience proofreading documents. Formal training in proofreading or grammar preferred.
  • Experience using various presentation software, audio/visual equipment, and media storage formats (e.g., CD, DVD, and media clips).
  • Experience with membership management database entry, retrieval, and manipulation preferred. Experience with entering and retrieving data from a CRM (customer relationship manager) system preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word (including mail merge), Excel, and Outlook. Experience with accounting software preferred. Familiarity or ability to learn Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Dreamweaver, etc.) preferred. Ability to type 50 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict management skills with a strong ability to use tact.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in a variety of event, administrative, and customer service situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be committed to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within the department and the OSB.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines with minimal direction in a fast-paced, detail-oriented, team environment. Ability to pay strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise a professional demeanor and a consistently 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 CLE Seminars Department and the OSB. Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to reliably transport seminar equipment and material to offsite seminar locations.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment. Ability to work in varied environments and locations.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds using appropriate transfer equipment.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, for CLE events, meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Salary: $19.03 per hour minimum, depending on experience. 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: CLE
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


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 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 e-mail, 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 e-mail, 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.

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


Salary range starts at $16.43 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: 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



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.