Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





Assistant Disciplinary Counsel



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 counsel to the OSB in the evaluation, investigation, and, where appropriate, litigation through trial and appeal of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Responsible for reviewing and evaluating disciplinary investigations, seeking authority for and pursuing formal proceedings, pursuing negotiated resolutions where appropriate, and recommending appropriate outcomes to the State Professional Responsibility Board (SPRB).
  • Gathers documents, interviews witnesses, conducts legal research, and analyzes facts and law.
  • Represents the bar in formal disciplinary proceedings authorized by rule and/or the SPRB through trial or settlement and, when required, on appeal before the Supreme Court.
  • Maintains high-volume caseload in a timely and professional manner, working independently or in consultation with others on staff as needed.
  • Provides input to Disciplinary Counsel on matters of policy, rule-making, budget, and office organization.
  • Serves as a public speaker in CLE seminars or other forums dealing with discipline and legal ethics.


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

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university and from an accredited law school. Active membership in the Oregon State Bar.
  • Five years or more of law practice with emphasis on civil litigation and/or appellate work.
  • 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.  
  • Excellent skills in legal analysis, legal research, and writing.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to use tact.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Regulatory 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.
  • Ability to set priorities and work with various groups or individuals with conflicting demands.
  • 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 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 and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, for meetings, seminars, trials, and investigative purposes.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to perform as a public speaker.


The salary range for this position starts at $6,977 per month. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



Send resume with a cover letter in confidence to our mailing address below.

(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: ADC
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



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 page layout, typography, and an eye for modern design aesthetics in both print and web environments.
  • One year recent experience in publication design using Adobe InDesign in Creative Cloud or similar software. Experience may reflect internships.
  • Continuing coursework and/or recent experience with Adobe Creative Suite or Cloud 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 $18.57. 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: PA
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



Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator



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 support the Director of Diversity & Inclusion in advancing the OSB diversity goals, programs, and initiatives.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Collaborates with the Director, Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion , and other stakeholders, in developing, planning, implementing, and assessing the OSB’s diversity goals, initiatives, and collaborative pipeline programs with other institutions.
  • Coordinates, collaborates, and participates in meetings, events, and programming communicating with all appropriate stakeholders as needed.
  • Informs and provides resources to students, recent law graduates, new attorneys, and attorneys in transition regarding law school, the bar exam, job search strategies, career options, and related resources.
  • Assists with the measurement and assessment of diversity goals, programs, and initiatives, including identifying benchmarks, and developing and tracking program metrics. Compiles information for a variety of surveys, questionnaires, publications, and statistical reports.
  • Cultivates and promotes job, networking, and scholarship opportunities for diverse law students, recent graduates, and lawyers in transition. Maintains positive relationships and collaborates with specialty bar associations, OSB sections and committees, students, student groups, and diverse community organizations.
  • Plans, coordinates, and participates in other events, on and off site, as assigned to include assisting with transporting supplies and equipment, set up, and breakdown.
  • Processes and maintains confidential information and application material.
  • Attends after-hours networking, meeting, fundraising, and other diversity-related events as a representative of the OSB.
  • Prepares and makes presentations to law school groups, legal employers, students in the law school pipeline, and others regarding OSB diversity programs and initiatives. Responds to requests for information.
  • Supports the Director and the Director of Human Resources in efforts to enhance diversity initiatives and education for OSB Staff.
  • Prepares and monitors program budget records and assists with budget forecasting and fundraising.
  • Collaborates with the Director and the national network of bar association diversity professionals to share resources and best practices.
  • Researches best practices for diversity initiatives and programming. Participates in ongoing training and development to identify best practices and enhance cultural competency.
  • Assists the Director in providing support to legal employers in sourcing and retaining diverse employees.
  • Working with the OSB’s Creative Services Team, oversees preparation and distribution of informational and marketing materials. Composes correspondence, reports, letters, memoranda, publications, and pamphlets.
  • Maintains and updates content on the Diversity & Inclusion website and other social media accounts, which include Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Produces department newsletter for Diversity & Inclusion stakeholders and constituents.
  • Assists the Director with guiding, training and work product oversight of the Diversity & Inclusion Assistant.


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

  • Graduation from a four-year college required, preferably with a degree in a related field. JD degree preferred and licensed to practice law preferred.
  • Two years experience in the programming aspects of diversity and inclusion, affirmative action, and access and equity events. Experience with integration and orientation programming for minority, historically underrepresented, and low socio-economic populations desired.
  • Experience making presentations and conducting training addressing diversity.
  • Experience with data analysis, program assessment, and performance measurements and evaluation.
  • Experience working directly with diverse individuals and constituents.
  • Experience working with students in K-12 or higher education preferred.
  • Experience with website development, maintenance, or oversight desired. Proficiency with maintaining social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), and maximizing their use for communication and marketing/promotion purposes.
  • Experience with confidentiality and office record-keeping, reporting systems, and financial record-keeping systems.
  • Experience with bookkeeping, or budget preparation and management.
  • Experience with event planning and conference management preferred.
  • Knowledge regarding law school requirements, success strategies for passing the bar exam, and career opportunities for lawyers. 
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint as well as using database programs, such as Access.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to diversity and inclusion preferably in the legal field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Diversity & Inclusion Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • 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 perform as a public speaker, with and without using presentation software and equipment.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program and budgetary purposes, for creating presentations, and for typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments and locations.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.


The salary range minimum for this position starts at $26.16. 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: DI
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


Part Time - Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day


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 email, 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.
  • 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 email, 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


Salary range starts at $16.03 per hour for 4 hours per day Monday through Friday. 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 email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer