OSB Bulletin – July 2000

Classifieds

FOR SALE

CLOSING LEGAL PRACTICE SALE – Quality condition office furniture, desks, filing cabinets, work table, shelving, chairs, phones, lots of misc. office supplies. Offered July 17-21, pick up by July 28; Willamette Bldg., 722 SW 2nd, Suite 200, Portland (503) 242-2333.

EXCEPTIONAL USED OFFICE FURNITURE — We currently have a large selection of exceptionally high-end used office furniture. These desks — of mahogany, oak, walnut and cherry — were originally purchased for $1,000 to $13,000 each. Entire matching suites of desks, credenzas, chairs and reception stations, as well as individual pieces, are available. These pieces are in virtually new condition, but priced at a fraction of original cost. Plus, we have our regular selection of excellent condition used office furniture. 100s of desks, credenzas, chairs, files, computer stations, conference tables, reception stations, machine stands, etc. Phone inquiries are welcome. Office Furniture Warehouse, 6565 SW Macadam Ave., Portland (503)246-3857.

LAW LIBRARY - ALR – Complete ALR 1-5th to date, with Digests; ALR Fed vol. 1-155 and Index; U.S. L.ED 2d vol. 1-138 to date and Index; US Code Service – complete to date. Call (503) 221-0611.

OFFICE SPACE

AVAILABLE OFFICE in congenial 15-attorney suite near Kruse Way in Lake Oswego. Rent includes reception, excellent law library, conference room, phone service, kitchen and parking. Fax, photocopy and secretarial services available. Call Jan at (503) 635-7773.

BEAVERTON/TIGARD Class A office available near Washington Square. $680/mo includes all utilities except phone lines. Share phone equipment, top quality copier, fax, library, conference room and kitchen. Overflow referrals. Showers and lockers in building. Gold’s Gym across the street. Office complex has private tennis and volleyball courts. Off road running trails adjacent to complex. Fabulous wetland views. Personable co-tenants. Staff space available for extra rent. Call Linda Rudnick at (503) 626-6167.

CLASSIC BRICK RESIDENCE, fireplace, hardwood floors, main level 1100 SF, full basement. Excellent community setting for solo practitioner. Corner location, main commercial street, Gladstone. On-site staff parking. Easy access to McLoughlin Blvd., I-205, Clackamas County Courthouse. Owner seeks prospective tenant for lease, remodel participation, summer occupancy. Orrell Investments LLC (503) 557-8488.

CLASSIC DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE: Gus J. Solomon Courthouse, 620 SW Main; 511 NW Broadway Building; US Customs House, 220 NW 8th. Single offices to full floor. Short terms OK; affordable. Records storage available too. Call Mike at (503) 557-7060 for details.

CONVENIENT EASTSIDE PORTLAND OFFICE – 12x12 office available in private building, share with sole practitioner. Copier, reception, conference room, lounge, parking. Negotiable. Call Ron (503) 257-8105.

DOWNTOWN CLASS & CHARM - Fully furnished office in professional suite with other established attorneys near courthouse at 521 SW Clay. Friendly work environment includes receptionist, personalized telephone answering, library with fireplace, conference room, kitchen, fitness center, shower, closed file storage and all usual equipment. $425. 226-3607.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND – B of A, 9th floor, up to three executive offices in high profile suite with IP lawyers. Reception, conf. rooms, DSL internet/LAN and usual amenities. Call Mike (503) 228-0691.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND — 'New' Public Service Bldg. 2 offices w/ large windows that open. (11’5'x14’4'& 10’4'x14’8') + area for secretary.2nd Fl. Shared kitchen & conf. rm. Parking avail. $1500 per mo. Avail. 6-30-00. Call (503) 412-6406.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND- CLASS A SPACE, 15th floor, 1001 SW Main Building. Two offices available, plus secretarial option. Includes receptionist, library, fax, conference room, kitchen, copier. Friendly work environment. Across the street from courthouse. $1,000 a month per office. Call Suzanne Bullock at (503) 228-6277.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND, Pacific Building. $475/month, small office available in an old-style suite, non-smoking. Share with two attorneys. Next to Pioneer Courthouse/Post Office, 2 blocks from County Courthouse. Some civil overflow possible. 24-hour security staff (503) 224-4124.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND, Pioneer Tower, Class A space, one office available, near courthouses. Receptionist, voice mail, conference rooms, copiers, phone $575 (503) 274-1680.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND – CLASS A SPACE – RIVER VIEW. Four adjacent offices including spacious corner office and private secretarial offices available - near state and federal courthouses. Includes shared receptionist, use of conference rooms, lunch room and library. Parking, copier, fax, phone equipment, telephone answering and voice mail available. $935-$1,250 per month. Call Administrator (503) 224-5430.

EAST PORTLAND – Share space with 1 or 2 other attorneys. Call Deanna (503) 288-0156.

EUGENE — Great downtown location across from courthouse. Share 1000 sq. ft. with attorney. Large office, reception area and conference room. Utilities and janitorial included. $425 per month. Please call (541) 349-8110.

GATEWAY AREA – Professional office suites, $325 to $425/mo, reception area, kitchenette, all utilities paid, EZ phone hook-ups, air conditioned. For info, (503) 793-1051.

GREAT LOCATION: LLOYD TOWER on the Max, Portland – One office plus staff area in shared space, 6 attorneys. Great view; copier, fax, reception, phone system, 2 conference rooms, kitchenette. Call Nina (503) 231-5797; 825 NE Multnomah, Suite 935.

JOHN’S LANDING – Class A, on the river. Great place for solos; office in suite of attorneys only. Congenial, free client parking, receptionist, conference rooms, library, hone lines, other amenities $900/mo. Call (503) 452-7551.

JOHN’S LANDING – Partially furnished office suite of six private offices on third floor; plus one 10x20 river view office and three 10x15 offices available in attorney-only suite, fourth floor Class A office building. Reasonable monthly rent includes customary accoutrements of legal practice. Support spaces also available. Call Sarah at (503) 223-2321.

KRUSE WAY/LAKE OSWEGO, LAKE AT THE COMMONS/TUALATIN – Private office packages from $550 to $1200 (110-320 sq ft) with 8-5 on-site reception, answering & 24-hr voice mail. Conference room, kitchen, copy center and shower facilities. Full service sublease and base service includes 1 each of voice line, phoneset, VM box, coffee service. Time-share Corporate Identity plans, add’l telecom and secretarial services also available. For information, call (503) 636-8434.

KRUSE WAY - LAKE OSWEGO – Partner size and smaller window and interior offices in Class A Bldg., receptionist, phone, fax, copier, conf. Rms., parking, secretarial avail. $750-$990/mo., limited shared office space available, includes phone number, voice mail, mail drop, receptionist, office hours. John (503) 675-4300.

NORTH PORTLAND – Great opportunity for solo, especially emphasizing family law, debtor/creditor, small business, etc. (503) 240-9583 or www.sailorlaw.com/office.html.

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE in Class A building on Kruseway in Lake Oswego. Several options at competitive prices, possibilities include room for secretary or other staff person, most options with windows on first floor facing greenspace. Receptionist and all amenities available including kitchen. Two congenial, busy business practice and workers comp/pi attorneys, possible overflow referrals business and/or domestic relations. Call (503) 684-6166, speak with Donna.

OREGON CITY – Hilltop, 7th & Polk, 4-5 office spaces available. Conference area and kitchen. Phone system and network cabling installed. Call Bonnie at (503) 656-2655.

OREGON CITY – Office space in new building. Two conference rooms, staff break room, great location. Share space and equipment with 5-9 other attorneys. Good opportunity for overflow work. Tom at (503) 657-0777, Jim at (503) 657-8144, or Ron at (503) 655-3433.

PARTNER-SIZED OFFICE on top floor of Crown Plaza Building, 1500 SW First, Portland. Share space and expenses with 4 well-established lawyers. Secretarial space and all necessary amenities available. Space available immediately. Call Nick Drakulich (503) 224-0871.

PORTLAND AT FIRST & OAK: Share space and full office amenities with established ADR practitioner. 2 conference rooms. Exposed brick. Windows that open. Convenient parking. Sam (503) 224-9014.

SALEM OFFICE SHARE – Large, beautiful suite in Pioneer Trust Bank Bldg. Central downtown. Reception, library, conference rooms, private phone system, kitchen and lounge. Digital copier, fax, parking available (503) 591-1800.

SW PORTLAND – One 12x15 office available in building owned by small law firm, excellent access, free parking and receptionist. Secretarial services available along with fax, copier, e-mail, etc. $600 per month. Call Eves & Wade @(503) 227-6226.

THE PRESTIGE of an address on KRUSE WAY – very few lawyers have it. You can with an office in our suite. We are seeking a successful litigator or business attorney to share our Class A space. Includes reception services and use of phone, fax, copier, conference room and library. Three offices available from $650-$1300. Overflow work a possibility. Call Suzanne at Glazer & Associates, PC - (503) 635-8801.

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE office space and resources with six established CPAs and tax attorney in downtown Portland. Share secretary, receptionist, library, phone system, copier, fax, and computer network including Profx tax program. Potential client referrals and overload work! Parking available, Golds Gym adjacent to bldg. Call Rich or Christi at (503) 226-2727.

WEST LINN, LUXURIOUS OFFICES – Brand new executive offices now available at Willamette 205 Corporate Center just off I-205 at the 10th Street exit. Reception, secretarial service and Class A professional setting provided. Many amenities including high speed internet access. For more information call Danita or Rick (503) 655-6560.

PERSONALS

FEEL LIKE SUPERBEING OR SUPER MOM? Women face special challenges in balancing the demands of work and careers. We want to help. Call the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) – Meloney Crawford Chadwick Direct Line (503)226-8985 or (24 hours) (503)706-4154 or Shari Pearlman Direct Line (503)226-4311 or (24 hours) (503)704-9975. To page, call 1-800-321-OAAP.

NOT FUN ANYMORE? If you think you might have a problem with your drinking or drug use, you probably do. Call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) - Michael Sweeney Direct Line (503)226-3316; (24 hours) (503) 701-8820 or Meloney Crawford Chadwick Direct Line (503)226-8985; (24 hours) (503)706-4154. To page, call 1-800-321-OAAP.

WHAT’S 'NORMAL'? If you grew up in a family where there was alcohol, physical, sexual or emotional abuse, you can only guess. For information about Lawyers’ ACoD Support Groups call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) - Mike Long Direct Line (503)226-1590; home line (24 hours) (503)296-0566 or Shari Pearlman Direct Line (503)226-4311; (24 hours) (503)704-9975. To page, call 1-800-321-OAAP.

WHY DO THEY HAVE TO BE THAT WAY? Are you worried about the way an attorney’s drinking or drug use affects his or her practice or family life? Call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) – Mike Long Direct Line (503)226-1590 or home phone (24 hours) (503)296-0566; Shari Pearlman Direct Line (503)226-4311 or (24 hours) (503)704-9975; Michael Sweeney Direct Line (503)226-3316 or (24 hours) (503)701-8820; or Meloney Crawford Chadwick Direct Line (503)226-8985 or (24 hours) (503)706-4154. To page, call 1-800-321-OAAP.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

It is the policy of the Bulletin to only list equal employment opportunities. Employers who list employment opportunities in the Bulletin represent that they do not and agree that they will not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, military status, national origin, handicap, family status or sexual orientation.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, a General Practice Law firm in Bend is seeking an associate attorney with 3+ years experience in Estate Planning & Business. Please visit our website at bryantlovlienjarvis.com for more information about our firm. Please send resume to Sharon Smith, Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, P.O. Box 1151, Bend, OR 97709.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, a General Practice Law firm in Bend is seeking an associate attorney with 3+ years experience in Litigation. Please visit our website at bryantlovlienjarvis.com for more information about our firm. Please send resume to Sharon Smith, Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis, P.O. Box 1151, Bend, OR 97709.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY — Long, Delapoer, Healy, McCann & Noonan, P.C., an AV rated Mid-Willamette Valley law firm seeks applicants for an associate attorney in the areas of business and probate law. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary expectations to Andrew Noonan at Long, Delapoer, Healy, McCann & Noonan, P.C., 201 W. 1st St., Albany, OR 97321.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Two office firm seeks associate for general practice in Douglas County. Will train new admittee. Send/fax resumes to: Danny Lang & Associates, 2741 W. Harvard, Roseburg Oregon 97470; fax (541) 459-1230; or call for appointment (541) 459-9898.

ASSOCIATE FOR PLAINTIFF’S LITIGATION FIRM – PI or toxic tort experience preferred; WA bar a plus. Send resume to Administrator, 621 SW Morrison, Suite 950, Portland OR 97205.

ATTORNEY – Samuels Yoelin Kantor Seymour & Spinrad LLP, an AV-rated Portland law firm, seeks applicants for trust and estates practice. Candidates should have strong academic credentials and professional references; expertise in taxation would be advantageous. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Steven Seymour, Samuels Yoelin Kantor Seymour & Spinrad LLP, 4640 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97201.

BEAVERTON LAW FIRM seeks an Attorney with 3 plus years of experience. We are a general practice law firm and would like to add an Attorney that has experience in another law firm or has been a sole practitioner. Please call (503) 469-1229.

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE — Dynamic, collegial midsize law firm in Portland, Oregon seeks business associate with a minimum of 2 years experience in the areas of business, tax and transactional law. Applicants must have excellent writing and analytical skills. Past experience specific to tax law a plus. Superior academic credentials and a commitment to excellence required. Position offers opportunity for a challenging practice in a friendly working environment. Reply in confidence to Leslie Zochert, Garvey, Schubert & Barer, 121 SW Morrison, 11th Floor, Portland, Oregon 97204.

BUSINESS/ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY – Established AV rated mid-sized Portland, Oregon law firm has an opening for an attorney with 2-5 years experience in client/corporate transactions and business/estate planning. Oregon State Bar membership required. Submit resume, references and writing sample to; Bonnie Hossack, Administrator, Ramis Crew Corrigan & Bachrach, 1727 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, Oregon 97209 or e-mail: bonnieh@rccb.com.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERProfessional Liability Fund (PLF), an operating unit of the Oregon State Bar, a public corporation, is the provider of mandatory primary malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers. In addition, the PLF undertakes loss prevention and attorney assistance functions to help attorneys improve their lives and practices. The PLF staff consists of 35 people and has annual revenues of approximately $12 million. We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer who will be accountable to the PLF Board of Directors for overall management and operation of the organization. Primary responsibilities include organization and staffing, claims management, budgeting, investments, and relationships with the organization’s constituents. Proven leadership and management skills are essential. Candidates need not be attorneys, but attorneys are preferred. Knowledge of the insurance industry is desirable, as is claims management, trial, and private practice experience. Integrity and objectivity must be at high levels. Ability to establish credibility with the legal profession in Oregon is essential. If you qualify, please submit your complete resume and cover letter to our search consultants: The Pringle Company, One SW Columbia, Suite 790, Portland, OR 97258. Telephone: 503/221-0048; Fax: 503/223-9623; E-mail: tpc@pringleco.com.

CORPORATE ATTORNEYS – Idaho’s largest law firm seeks several attorneys to join our rapidly expanding business and finance practice group in our Boise office. Minimum of two years’ general corporate law practice required. Strong academic record is a prerequisite. Direct confidential inquiries to: Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP, Attn: Hiring Partner, P.O. Box 1617, Boise, Idaho 83701-1617; fax: (208) 342-3829, e-mail: ear@hteh.com; www.hteh.com.

EASTERN OREGON family law solo seeks associate. Submit resume to Michele Grable, P.O. Box 1760, Pendleton OR 97801.

EMPLOYMENT ATTORNEY/ENTREPRENEURIAL ATTORNEYS — Tarlow Jordan & Schrader, a growing, 65-person business, real estate, and construction law firm, has an outstanding opportunity for a partner or senior associate-level employment attorney. We offer a growing workload to step right into, as well as extensive support to build your own book of business. The ideal candidate will have excellent professional credentials and capabilities in both employment litigation and corporate employment advice. Some portable business is valuable but not required. Other experienced, entrepreneurial attorneys with portable business in our practice areas are always welcome to discuss our performance-based compensation system and the strong support we provide in business development and case management. We offer an energized, client-oriented team atmosphere and a highly competitive compensation package, including a 12.5% employer-paid retirement plan. Reply in confidence to Bev Davis, COO, Tarlow Jordan & Schrader, PO Box 230669, Portland OR 97281, 503-598-7070, or via e-mail at bev.davis@tjslaw.com.

ERISA ATTORNEYS – Idaho’s largest law firm seeks two ERISA attorneys to join our established and growing ERISA and Employee Benefits practice group in our Boise office. 1-4 years’ ERISA experience required for associate position., 7-10 years’ sophisticated ERISA experience required for senior attorney position. Strong academic record required. Direct confidential inquiries to: Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP, Attn: Hiring Partner, P.O. Box 1617, Boise, Idaho 83701-1617; fax: (208) 342-3829, e-mail: ear@hteh.com; www.hteh.com.

EXPANDING PRACTICE – Portland firm with tax, corporate, estate planning and real estate practice seeks an associate with an LL.M. in taxation. Please respond to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad B-3; PO Box 1689, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

FINANCIAL COMPANY – Tired of the legal world? Have the independence of your own business, yet be affiliated with and have the support of a Fortune 500 firm. We have the support of one of the 'world’s most respected' financial companies as ranked by the London Financial Times. For more information, please forward resume to: Bethanie Hartman, 1221 SW Yamhill Suite 400, Portland OR 97205. All inquiries held in the strictest of confidence.

FULL-TIME DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY – Project to Reduce Domestic Violence and Child Victimization – Project to last up to 18 months, with possibility of renewal. Prosecute domestic violence cases, violations of retraining orders, criminal stalking, child abuse and support enforcement. Staff domestic violence and child victimization cases and work closely with Intervention Project Partners, law enforcement, State Office for Services to Children and Families (SCF), Burns Paiute Tribe, advocates with Harney Helping Organization for Personal Emergencies and other community partners. Work cooperatively with the district attorney and support staff in the office and always function as a team member. Other duties include: involvement with community violence intervention project, assist in developing and conducting training program for all law enforcement agencies, perform other duties related to domestic violence and child victimization intervention, Chair Child Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Team. Salary: $3,300/mo, plus full benefits (medical, dental, PERS). Contact: Harney County DA, 450 N. Buena Vista, Burns, OR 97720; (541) 573-5251, Equal Opportunity Employer.

HEALTH LAW ATTORNEY – Experienced health law attorney to join five-person Legal Department at large academic health center. Position will report to the General Counsel and will be responsible for legal matters related to third party payer reimbursement (including both federal health care programs and commercial insurance payers); negotiation and drafting of health care contracts; and other health care related legal matters. Also responsible for providing advice, negotiating and drafting miscellaneous university contracts. Send resume to: Human Resources Department (HR), Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Part Road, Portland OR 97201. Competitive salary and benefits will be offered.

HEARINGS OFFICER/REFEREE – Requests for Qualifications. The City of Keizer is accepting statements of qualifications from attorneys interested in serving as Hearings Officer/Referee for land use cases. Call Keizer City Hall at (503) 390-3700 for a RFQ packet. For more information contact Dianne Hunt, Human Resources Director at (503) 390-3700 or e-mail her at huntd@keizer.org.

LEAD ATTORNEY — Progressive union has opening for supervising attorney in Salem. Minimum five years labor law experience required. Attorney actively involved in political work including ballot measures, serves as a resource to staff, carries litigation caseload before ERB and NLRB, arbitrators, state and federal courts. $49,356 - $62,644 annually with excellent benefits. EOE. Send resume and writing sample to: Alice Dale, Executive Director, OPEU, SEIU Local 503, P.O. Box 12159, Salem, OR 97309-0159. Phone: (503) 581-1505; Fax: (503) 581-1664; E-mail: dalea@opeuseiu.org

LEGAL AID SERVICES OF OREGON seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Farmworker Program in its Pendleton office. Under the direction of the farmworker program director, the staff attorney will represent farmworkers primarily in employment, housing and civil rights cases, including complex litigation. The attorney will also be involved in community education and outreach, which may include overnight travel. We seek applicants who have an interest in poverty law issues, excellent legal skills, ability to speak and read Spanish, admitted to the Oregon Bar or a willingness to take next exam, and the desire to live in a small community. Submit resume and letter of interest to Janice R. Morgan, Legal Aid Services of Oregon, 230 NE Second Avenue, Suite A, Hillsboro, OR 97214.

LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION – Notice of Availability of Competitive Grant Funds for Calendar Year 2001. The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announces the availability of competitive grant funds to provide civil legal services to eligible clients during calendar year 2001. Information pertaining to the LSC Grants Competition will be available from the LSC website at www.ain.lsc.gov on or about April 24, 2000. In accordance with LSC’s multi-year funding policy, grants are available for only specified service areas. A listing of those service areas for each state, and the estimated grant amounts are included in Appendix-A of the Request for Proposals (RFP) at www.ain.lsc.gov. The RFP will be available at www.ain.lsc.gov on or about April 24, 2000. Applicants must file a Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC) to participate in the competitive grants process. The NIC will be available at www.ain.lsc.gov on or about April 24, 2000. E-mail grants competition inquiries to: Competition@LSC.GOV. Fax inquiries to 800-378-9997.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE — Dynamic and progressive Pacific Northwest firm with active litigation practice seeks experienced litigation associates with a minimum 4 years experience. Applicants must have excellent writing and analytical skills. Top academic credentials and a commitment to excellence required. Position offers opportunity for a challenging practice in a collegial environment. Reply in strict confidence to Leslie Zochert, Garvey, Schubert & Barer, 121 SW Morrison, 11th Floor, Portland, Oregon 97204.

LITIGATION ATTORNEY – Established AV rated mid-sized Portland, Oregon law firm is seeking an attorney with a minimum of three years of experience to fill a position in its Litigation Department. Applicants should be highly motivated, possess excellent communication and writing skills. Successful applicant will be working in our Portland and Salem office. Oregon State Bar membership required. Submit resume, references and writing sample to; Bonnie Hossack, Administrator, Ramis Crew Corrigan & Bachrach, 1727 NW Hoyt Street, Portland, Oregon 97209 or e-mail: bonnieh@rccb.com.

LITIGATOR – Small Portland AV firm needs experienced state/federal commercial litigator. Some travel required. Apply to Litigator, P.O. Box 230415, Portland, OR 97281-0415.

MARKOWITZ, HERBOLD, GLADE & MEHLHAF, P.C., a business litigation firm, seeks several lawyers with at least three years’ experience. Outstanding writing and analytical skills required. Business and transactional experience helpful. One position for specialist in legal research and writing. Other positions require litigation skills. Send resume and writing samples to: Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf, P.C., Attention: Lynn R. Stafford, Suite 3000, Pacwest Center, 1211 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Portland OR 97201.

MERCHANT & GOULD – Merchant & Gould, P.C., one of the nation’s premier intellectual property law firms, with offices in Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Atlanta is seeking bright, creative and enthusiastic attorneys for its Seattle office. Candidates must also have 3-5 years patent prosecution experience in the computer/electronic technology. Candidates also must have superior academic credentials and graduate or undergraduate degrees in engineering or the sciences and be registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Please submit a current resume, letter of interest and law school and undergraduate transcripts to: Kimberly R. Taylor, Recruiting Coordinator, Merchant & Gould, P.C., 3100 Norwest Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis MN 55402-4131. All applications will be kept confidential.

NEED EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER in Eastern Oregon. Must have experience in criminal defense. (Prefer veteran lawyer who wants to be free of office management details.) Please respond to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad C-4; PO Box 1689, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

PATENT ATTORNEY — Marger Johnson & McCollom, P.C., A full-service IP firm with offices in Portland, OR Bend, OR and Palo Alto, CA has immediate openings for two lawyers qualified to prepare and prosecute patent applications in electronics or software arts. Of our 13 attorneys, there are 10 lawyers with degrees and experience in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The successful candidate(s) will be exposed to the full scope of our practice. Learn more about our firm at www.techlaw.com. Please send your resume in confidence to Alan T. McCollom, Marger Johnson & McCollom, P.C., 1030 SW Morrison Street, Portland Oregon 97205.

PATENT ATTORNEY OR AGENT Smith-Hill and Bedell, P.C. seeks assistance with preparation and prosecution of patent applications relating to sophisticated electronic subject matter for an expanding roster of local and Bay area clients. If you find the possibility of working in a congenial office on the west side of Portland attractive, and you have an appropriate technical education and are either experienced in patent preparation and prosecution or wish to become experienced in that field, send your resume and writing sample that will showcase your suitability for this position by fax to Dan Bedell at (503) 574-3197 or by e-mail to dan@shbpatents.com.

SOUTHERN OREGON AV-RATED FIRM seeks associate with solid academic credentials and an interest in general civil practice. Our six-lawyer firm, established in 1913, takes pride in conducting a high quality practice while enjoying a balanced lifestyle. Our community is largely rural, but not isolated, and is noted for the beauty of the Umpqua River basin and the most pleasant climate in Oregon. Salary commensurate with experience. We provide an excellent benefits