Oregon State Bar Bulletin — DECEMBER 2014








OFFICE SPACE

2 OFFICES AVAILABLE in historic building in Corbett/Lair Hill neighborhood, close to downtown Portland. Share space with experienced plaintiff's and transaction lawyers. Large offices with Mt. Hood view. Free parking and customary office amenities. Contact Chuck at charlesreynolds@tr-law.com, Dave at dave@elliott-park.com, (503) 222 3529.

2 OFFICES OFF KRUSE WAY in newly painted and carpeted, congenial 14 attorney "law suite" with reception, two conference rooms, kitchen, internet and free parking, located nearly equidistant from each of the tri-county courthouses and next door to Starbucks. Contact Jan or Jack at (503) 635-7773 or e-mail jacklundee@aol.com.

5 LAWYER OFFICE looking to fill 2 offices at Raleigh Hills Professional Center in new development. Spacious big office with large windows and optional Legal Assistant workstation. Receptionist, Waiting Area, 2 Conference Rooms that seat 10 and 6, full kitchen. Utilities included except phone/internet starting at $550/ month Call (503) 922-2937 or email tanya@whiteandshepherd.com

28th FLOOR OFFICES AVAILABLE IN PORTLAND’S PACWEST CENTER – Share space with experienced litigation attorneys.  Office sizes range from 9.5 ft. by 13.5 ft. to 12.5 ft. by 14.5 ft.  Legal assistant space is also available. Includes customary office amenities.  Send inquiries to Todd at van@kwar.com.

1400 SW MONTGOMERY ST, PORTLAND (behind PSU) – Offices available in our Old Portland office building located in residential neighborhood just outside downtown core. Share space with small plaintiffs firm and several solo attorneys. $650 - $700 per month includes parking, receptionist, use of conference room, kitchen, library. Relaxed friendly atmosphere. Support staff space also available. Call Gaylord Eyerman Bradley PC at (503) 222-3526 or email receptionist@gaylordeyerman.com.

BEAVERTON ATTORNEY OFFICE BUILDING for over 35 years on 2nd and Tucker. Individual offices available with building reception area, library/conference room, amenities and parking. From $400 to $500 with 1-year lease incentives. Work assistant spaces available. 3 offices available on main floor. Ideal for small firm (2-3 attorneys). Virtual office arrangements available. Six sole practitioners in building with some overflow/referral. Contact Sheila at (503) 641-7888.

BRIDGEPORT VILLAGE EXECUTIVE OFFICES available Jan. 2015; multiple offices available in a collegial and relaxed environment; includes internet, receptionist, new copier/scanner; large conference room and kitchen; covered parking; great location with access to tri-county courthouses.  Rent depends upon the size of office, length of lease, and whether staff space is needed. Contact Kevin Luby at kevin@luda-law.com.

CLOSE IN SW PORTLAND OFFICE SPACE – The 3700 Barbur Building has a corner office available, with reception area, including space for secretary, conference room, free parking, and other amenities. Share offices with 4 solo practitioners. $850 a month. Call Dave Nepom, (503) 223-1137.

DOWNTOWN EUGENE - Generous first year rent discounts. Pleasant and professional environment. 2 blocks from the Lane County Courthouse. Too many features to list. Find additional information and photographs at: www.856olive.com

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND – Available February 1, 2015, one 12’ x 13’ exterior office in 7 attorney suite on 12th floor of Congress Center (5th & Main) with reception, conference room, kitchen.  $1,080 w/secretarial space, $930 w/o.  Contact Christine, (503) 242-1122, ctracey@nwlawfirm.com.

FOR RENT DOWNTOWN BEND – Share office space or rent entire building. Remodeled home has been continually used as law office for over 30 years. Excellent highly visible location, short walk to courthouse, good off street parking, nicely landscaped. 3 offices, library/conference room. Potential for client referrals. Purchase option possible. Inquiries to jim@bendoregonlawyers.com

GROUND FLOOR of 10 Story "Class A", Citizens Building. 5,553 NRSF available, corner of 10th & Oak, Eugene. Great street exposure with client parking. Contact (541) 687-9066 or janet@citizensbuilding.com.

HILLSBORO – 2 elegant offices 1 block from courthouse. $650.00/ea, utilities included w/first month free. For pics/info contact John Elliott: (503) 648-3146, or JMEDrum@Earthlink.Net .

HILLSBORO DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE One block to courthouse, free reserved parking. Single private offices on month to month or longer. $ 325 per month. Larger suites also available. New Comcast high speed internet available! Call Jay Weil (503) 924-5772, or e-mail jaymweil@aol.com.

IDEAL FOR SMALL LAW OFFICES – 2 private suites in downtown Portland, views of Pioneer Courthouse Sq. Call Peter Andrews (503) 546-4522.

JOHN’S LANDING RIVER-VIEW OFFICE SUITES – Large, cost-effective, river-view offices available. Perfect for sole practitioner or small law firm. Internet service available, prices include conference room usage, all utilities, janitorial, full kitchen, no hidden fees or charges! Near public transportation. Discount available for bicyclists and Tri-Met users. No long term commitment required. Locally owned and operated—50+ years of integrity, proudly serving the Portland area. Offices also available in Hillsboro and near Portland airport. Call (503) 640-6240 to schedule your tour today!

KRUSE WAY – Lake Oswego, Class A Office Building. 4248 Galewood Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Primarily Attorneys. Partner-sized, windowed offices. Receptionist, Phones, High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms available or included. Free parking. Office lease prices range from $600 to $1100/month. Phone numbers or ported numbers available. Call for information. John (503) 675-4300.

LAKE OSWEGO office space available. Class A in 5 Centerpointe immediately available on sub-lease.  Entire space includes 4 private offices, welcoming reception area, and work area with kitchen build-out.  Building amenities include gym, deli, and conference room access.  Rent entire space, or retain existing tenant occupying one office.  Call (503) 906-2244 for additional information or tour.

LAKE OSWEGO OFFICE SPACE – Two professional offices available near Kruse Way (on Meadows Road). Access to fax, copier, conference rooms, kitchen, free parking. Telephone, internet, and reception services also available. Office suit is professionally appointed and we have a very collegial atmosphere. $1,300 per month. Contact John Draneas at (503) 496-5500.

LAW FIRM has two office spaces to sublease (156 sf & 169 sf). Newly remodeled building in Griffith Park (off HWY 217, near Beaverton downtown). Free parking, internet & assistant work station. You have the option to sublease one or two offices or make Virtual /Executive office arrangement. Rent is $200-600 depending on your needs. Contact Bao (503)-737-5621 or contact@askwang.com.

LAW OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE DOWNTOWN -- at the Honeyman House, 1318 SW 12th Avenue, Portland. Professionally remodeled Victorian House. Window view offices, secretarial space, easy street parking for clients, 10 minute walk to the courthouse, and easy freeway access. Amenities include law library, large conference room, copier, fax, parking and more. $600 a month and lease available. Contact Eric at (503) 224-1212 or Allan at (503) 781-7887.

NEW EXECUTIVE SUITES with emphasis on the professional. FREE RENT with 1 year or more lease. Easy I-5, Kruse Way and 217 access. Receptionist, conference rooms, Integra/Mitel phones, T-1 internet service, high-speed copier/scanner, fax, coffee & tea service, tenant lunchroom & kitchen. Call Kruse Professional Building (503) 601-5050.

OFFICES IN KRUSE WAY/HWY 217 AREA – Two corner attorney's offices (one with porch deck) in quaint house conversion, near I-5 and Hwy 217. Reception room (with fireplace), conference room-library, high-speed internet, fax, copier, kitchen/mail/production room, street signage available, client parking. Easy central access to all three counties. $600. Call John S. (503) 624-0917.

ONE BEAUTIFUL OFFICE AVAILABLE in modern, class A building in downtown Portland. Two secretarial space is available as well.  Located in proximity to Multnomah County and Federal courthouses.  These offices are located within a suite shared by two established law firms.  These offices and the available conference rooms present your clients with knockout views of the West Hills.  The location is the top floor of the 1000 Broadway Building.  Spaces were decorated by a professional designer.  Two conference rooms, kitchen and file room available to share and receptionist services provided as part of lease. Copier, fax and postage services available.  Parking available, private gym, and bank in building. Call Scott Brown at (503) 228-5027.

OREGON CITY OFFICE – John Henry Hingson III has an office available in his building at 409 Center Street, Oregon City. Close to elevator; off-street parking; law library; conference room; share copier, fax, etc. with three other lawyers. (503) 656-0355.

OREGON CITY OFFICE SPACE at 294 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City. Very close to the new Family Justice Center, jail, Juvenile Court and county offices. Great location for a family law practitioner. Share space and office equipment with other lawyers. Two conference rooms, kitchen, staff break room. $625/mo. Ample parking. Call Tom at (503) 680-2884.

PRIVATE OFFICES IN WORLD TRADE CENTER – Have a law office in the heart of downtown Portland, with access to Internet, copier, fax, kitchen, boardrooms and reception to answer your phones and to announce your clients. Starts at $500. Call Fathia (503) 334-9174.

SETTING UP YOUR LAW PRACTICE? So much to do in so little time! Call for free and confidential office assistance – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

TIGARD/BRIDGEPORT – Office spaces for lease in the Oregon State Bar building. 2,100 sq ft, ground floor. Please contact Kevin VandenBrink or Joe Kappler at Macadam Forbes, (503) 227-2500.

VIRTUAL OFFICES – 5200 Meadows Executive Offices Suites has virtual office packages that we can customize to meet your business needs. Our services range from mail receipt to answering phones and reception with fully equipped conference rooms or day offices to meet your clients or do depositions. Call (503) 726-5999. www.5200meadows.com 

VIRTUAL PRACTITIONERS, meet clients in furnished, easy access, Portland office with reception and accouterments. Two four hour weekly sessions -- $250/ month (503) 228-7256.

WINDOWED SINGLE OFFICE AVAILABLE IN EUGENE at the Hult Plaza $400/mo.  Month to month sublease through Law Office of John E. Haapala.  Email: jeh@haapalaw.com for more info.  Available immediately.

PERSONALS

ARE YOU CONCERNED about an attorney who is drinking and/or using drugs? We are!!! Call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Mike Long, ext. 11; Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14; Douglas Querin, ext. 12; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13.

BURNED OUT, STRESSED, DEPRESSED? Call the completely confidential Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Mike Long, ext. 11; Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13.

GET OFF THE MERRY-GO-ROUND OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY! Help is available; you don’t have to do it alone. Call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Douglas Querin, ext. 12; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13.

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) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Douglas Querin, ext. 12; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13.

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) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Mike Long, ext. 11; Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

It is the policy of the Bulletin to only list opportunities for employment that are consistent with OSB Bylaw 10.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – AV-rated firm, located in wine country, with a growing multi-state defense litigation practice, seeks an Oregon or Washington licensed associate with a competitive personality. Courtroom or prior law office experience preferred. Dual licensure in the states of both Oregon and Washington a big plus.  We focus on insurance defense (workers’ compensation), administrative (OSHA/safety), and employment law. New lawyers can quickly develop hands-on experience working closely with senior attorneys. Cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample requested. Excellent compensation and benefits package. Send to Barbara Tracy, Cummins Goodman, et al., PC, 100 S. College Street, Newberg, OR 97132. Email: btracy@cumminsgoodman.com

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – BUSINESS AND TRANSACTIONS LATERAL – Cosgrave Vergeer Kester has an opening for an associate attorney with at least two years of transactional experience to join our business practice group. Work assignments may include contract preparation and review, entity formation, related business advice and counsel, and real estate transactions. At least two years of relevant experience is required. Strong academic record, outstanding analytical and writing skills and Oregon Bar membership are required. This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest. With 36 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client service and highly effective advocacy in both the courtroom and the boardroom. Cosgrave’s clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate and business lawyers in Oregon. Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected and valued. Qualified applicants should apply through our website www.cosgravelaw.com and must include: Cover letter, Resume, Writing sample (5-7 pages) and Law school transcript Applications must include all of the above documents for full consideration. Documents may be uploaded in Word or PDF format on the web site. All inquiries will be handled confidentially. Interviews will be scheduled starting in mid-January. Position is open until filled.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., a regional law firm, is looking for an associate to join its business litigation practice in Portland. Requirements include 3-5 years of experience working with closely held businesses on a wide variety of matters including both litigation and transactional work. Some experience in dispute resolution and collections is preferred. Successful candidate must possess excellent communication, writing & research skills, a strong academic record, the ability to exercise sound independent judgment and good client relations skills. Please send resume and cover letter to Chris Hardy, Hiring Assistant, by email at chris.hardy@harrang.com or by mail at 1001 S.W. Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland, OR 97204. Equal Opportunity Employer.

BEND, OREGON LAW FIRM seeks a motivated Associate Attorney. Candidates with 3-5 years of experience preferred. Ideal candidate will have outstanding research, writing and drafting skills. Experience in civil litigation is a plus. Please submit resume, one writing sample and a letter of interest to Elliott Anderson Riquelme & Wilson, LLP, attn: Jennifer, 1558 SW Nancy Way, Ste 101, Bend, Oregon 97702 or to donna@eaattorneys.com. Salary is negotiable and competitive. All inquiries will remain confidential.

BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM specializing in trust, estate, charitable, tax and elder law is seeking two associate attorneys for its Boise, Idaho, office.  The firm maintains a sophisticated planning practice serving high net worth and elder law clients locally and nationally.  The ideal candidates for this position will have been ranked in the top 15% of their class in law school or LL.M school, possess experience or interest in taxation, estate planning and/or elder law and have strong writing, research and analytical skills.  The start dates for the positions are immediate.  Applicants should send cover letter, resume and transcripts to the attention of Alicia Heisler at Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group, P.O. Box 9500, Boise, Idaho  83707-9500 or e-mail to aheisler@adlawgroup.com.

BROWN, TARLOW, BRIDGES AND PALMER is a general practice firm located in Newberg, Oregon.  For over 40 years we have dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families and our community.  We have an opportunity for the right attorney to join our busy and growing office.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in managing his or her own caseload, with the support of a fully staffed office in one or more of the following areas: Family Law, Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate and/or Litigation. Salary will be dependent on experience and will contain a performance component.  Please forward cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references to steve@newberglaw.com.  All responses will be treated confidentially.  Please visit our website at www.newberglaw.com for more information about our firm.

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AND LITIGATION/FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE – Bend’s oldest law firm seeks applicants for 3 associate positions, one to fill a role in our business and municipal practice areas, one to work with our civil litigators and one to work in our family law practice. We are a collegial firm with a strong client base. We prefer applicants with 2-5 years practice experience with strong academic credentials. Please forward resume and transcript with class rank to Debbie Garcia, Firm Administrator, Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, 591 SW Mill View Way, Bend, Oregon 97702 or Garcia@bljlawyers.com.

BUSY HEALTH LAW SOLO PRACTITIONER seeking a lawyer with at least 5 years experience to enter into partnership with the aim of taking over the practice in 2 to 3 years.  I have a year round steady client base of 325 private practice physical therapists in Oregon and Washington, plus other small business clients.  Services to clients include professional licensing, board disciplinary proceedings, regulatory compliance, insurance contracting, representation in medical payment audits, workers’ compensation treatment and billing compliance, Medicare compliance, HIPAA compliance, employment issues, commercial leases, insurance payment disputes, purchase and sale of clinics, and general small business issues.  There is room to expand services.  Candidates should have excellent communications skills, a sound grasp of administrative law, Medicare and HIPAA, and enjoy serving medical practitioner clients.  Oregon Bar membership required, Washington Bar membership a plus.  Furnished office available in our 4 office suite.   Excellent opportunity for lawyer with some clients but looking for a full time practice.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume and short (3-5 pages) writing sample to Godwinlaw@earthlink.net.

CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEY – Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP has an open position for an associate attorney to join our civil litigation practice. Work assignments may include personal injury, general liability, business, and construction litigation. A minimum of one year of post-graduate legal experience is required. Strong academic record, demonstrated analytical and writing skills, and Oregon Bar membership are required. This is a good opportunity to join a well-established firm with strong roots in the Northwest. With 36 attorneys, the firm is known for its exceptional client responsiveness and highly effective advocacy in both the courtroom and the boardroom. Cosgrave’s clients range from individuals and small business owners to national and international corporations. We offer a unique opportunity to develop professionally in a collegial working environment among many of the best trial, appellate, and business lawyers in Oregon. Cosgrave is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected, and valued. Qualified applicants should complete an application and submit the following documents through our website: www.cosgravelaw.com: Cover letter, Resume, Writing sample (5-7 pages) and  Law school transcript. Documents may be uploaded in Word or PDF format on the website. Applications must include all documents for full consideration. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST – SELCO Community Credit Union, headquartered in Eugene, is looking for a full-time Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for support of the Credit Union’s compliance, vendor management, and Enterprise Risk Management programs. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business field or equivalent compliance experience; at least three (3) years of compliance or other risk management experience in a financial institution. Doctorate of Juris Prudence is preferred. To review the job description and apply please visit www.selco.org. SELCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATE – Downtown firm is seeking a construction law associate with a minimum of 3 years construction related experience.  The ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of construction documents on complex industrial and commercial projects, and a corresponding understanding of industry contracts, design professional agreements, insurance and suretyship law.  Quality analytic and writing skills are paramount; litigation and arbitration experience is a plus.  Oregon State Bar membership is required, and Washington State Bar membership is a plus.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.   Interested applicants should forward their cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to: Dan Gragg, Seifer, Yeats, Zwierzynski & Gragg, LLP 121 SW Morrison, Suite 1025, Portland, OR 97204 or email: gragg@seifer-yeats.com with Associate Position in the subject line. All applications will be treated as confidential.

DESCHUTES COUNTY in Bend Oregon is seeking a Deputy District Attorney. Minimum requirements, salary details and the online application are located at www.deschutes.org/jobs. Application Deadline: Sunday, 12/14/14.

EUGENE FAMILY LAW OR CRIMINAL DEFENSE ASSOCIATE at Arnold Law. Looking for experienced trial attorney dedicated to client service. Salary plus % of gross fees earned. ArnoldLawFirm.com for more info.

EXPERIENCED FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY – McKinley Irvin is looking for an experienced family law attorney to join us in the Portland office of our outstanding and highly rated firm. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned attorney with years of experience practicing family law who is a member of the Oregon State Bar; and, ideally, a member of the Washington State Bar as well. At your level, we won’t bore you with lists of requirements or skills you need to have. You know what you are capable of, and you can certainly learn more about us. Instead, here is why we think you might be interested in learning more: If you’re a solo practitioner, our firm will also provide you with the scale and stability of working with a professional management team. You practice law; we run the business. Or perhaps you are part of a firm now but feel like the plans you had to reach and support clients is lost in the crowd of your peers. If this has captured your attention, we’d like to hear from you. You are more than welcome to just send an email or call us to continue the exploration. You can also send along a cover letter, resume, and writing examples if you’re ready to do that. You can reach Richard Sherman, SPHR, our Director of HR at careers@mckinleyirvin.com or directly at 800-398-1519. All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

HAVING TROUBLE MAKING ENDS MEET? Are you getting paid for the work you do? Call for free and confidential advice on effective billing practices – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

LATERAL MOVE – Beaverton. If you have a portable book of business and are looking for a change let’s talk. Our firm, Case & Dusterhoff, LLP, is congenial, experienced, AV rated, and looking for one to three very competent, experienced, dedicated, hardworking attorneys who have an existing client base, a good sense of humor, and an interest in collaborative practice. We are a full service firm and as such will entertain attorneys practicing in virtually any area of law. Our innovative compensation system includes all overhead, bar dues, CLE's, PLF, 401K and medical insurance allowance. Please respond to jcase@case-dusterhoff.com with cover letter, writing sample and resume. All inquiries confidential.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Small Lake Oswego firm specializing in aviation crash litigation and other aviation-related matters in Oregon, Washington and Alaska seeks an associate attorney with 5 or more years litigation experience in state and federal courts. Washington and Alaska bar memberships a plus. Aviation background a plus. Farming background a plus. Send cover letter and resume to timmiller@millerandassociatesavn.com, or call Tim Miller at (503) 816-7754.

MAUTZ & O'HANLON LLP seeks an attorney to work in a broad general practice. The practice encompasses most areas of civil litigation, business law, real property, and wills and estates. New and up and coming attorneys willing to learn and develop litigation skills are encouraged to apply. Pendleton is a historic city nestled at the foothills of the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. You will be close to golfing, skiing, hiking, boating, fishing and hunting. Pendleton is also home to the world famous Pendleton Round-Up. Eastern Oregon offers unique and diverse cultural activities. Although our practice is extremely busy, quality of life and enjoyment of family are a priority in the firm. Please send cover letter and resume to Mautz & O'Hanlon LLP, P0 Box628, Pendleton OR 97801.

PATENT ATTORNEY – As a patent attorney at Itron, you will closely work with and support Itron engineering and business groups globally. You will evaluate invention disclosure submissions, draft original patent applications and office action responses, and review applications and responses prepared by outside counsel. You will also manage patent portfolio and conduct various patent analyses such as product clearance, prior art search, infringement, invalidity, and landscape analysis.  This position is located in Raleigh, NC, or Liberty Lake, WA. Job Description: Draft and file at USPTO about 10 original patent applications annually; Prosecute pending applications including drafting office action responses; Review applications and responses prepared by outside counsel; Provide instructions to foreign associates; Evaluate granted patents and pending applications based on changing business needs; Support IP litigation and licensing matters including creating claim charts; Conduct product clearance; Conduct IP training to Itron employees. Experience:  Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a related field; Minimum of 5 years of experience as a patent agent/attorney in drafting and prosecuting US patent applications including drafting at least 50 original US utility applications; Familiar with PCT and EPO procedures; IPR, trademark, patent litigation and licensing experience preferred but not required. Education: BS degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or mechanical engineering; JD degree. Certification(s): USPTO registration; Admission to at least one state bar. Travel: 10 - 30%. Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment. Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email Accessibility@itron.com. Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. We provide comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water resources. Together, we can create a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com. Andrew.oranen@itron.com; 509-891-3694; http://bit.ly/1zCXrpU

PRE-LOSS ATTORNEY – Special Districts Association of Oregon is seeking a pre-loss attorney to provide legal support and services to Association members in Oregon. The ideal candidate for this position brings comprehensive knowledge and experience in employment and general government law and has experience with litigation and/or litigation strategy. SDAO offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.sdao.com/S2/Classifieds/attorney.aspx

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEYMcEwen Gisvold LLP, a mid-size downtown Portland, Oregon law firm seeks a lateral attorney (4-12 years of experience) to work in its dynamic and busy transactional business and real estate department.  We are a highly regarded, long-existing firm serving institutional clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California.  We have a sophisticated real estate and business practice led by some of the most experienced and influential attorneys in Oregon. We are searching for an attorney to work in the areas of commercial real estate finance, sales, leasing and work-outs for our institutional lender clients.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication, writing and research skills, have a strong employment history, and have the ability to exercise sound independent judgment. Salary will be dependent upon experience and includes a bonus compensation arrangement. All responses will be treated confidentially. No calls please. Please email resume and cover letter to hr@mcewengisvold.com no later than January 15, 2015 at 12 pm.  After receipt of resumes, interviews will be scheduled. Resume/cover letter must include: Work experience with dates of employment and compensation; Reason for leaving or wanting to leave past and current employment; and Salary expectations. Please note we are only accepting applications from candidates with relevant experience described above.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE/JUNIOR PARTNER – Downtown Portland firm is seeking a senior associate or junior partner level attorney. The ideal candidate need not have a transportable book of business; instead, the ideal candidate will have the skill, experience and attitude necessary to manage cases independently and successfully, in a busy and dynamic office. Practice areas are diverse -- including construction, insurance coverage, premises liability, professional liability and personal injury. Candidate's application should highlight litigation and trial experience.  Minimum of 6 years of litigation experience required. Competitive salary, excellent benefits and an overall great opportunity await.  All applications treated as confidential.  Interested and qualified applicants should forward their cover letter including availability and salary requirements. Thank you. Please reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad O-23, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

SMALL SALEM AREA FIRM seeking “of counsel” relationship with attorney who has considerable experience in criminal law and some experience in civil litigation. Position is non-salaried. Includes office, phones, reception, etc. Flexible arrangements for the right candidate. Ideal for someone who wants to build (or re-build) a practice. Please reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad P-24, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

STAYTON LAW FIRM – Small, established general practice seeks associate to handle family law, criminal defense and/or civil litigation matters. At least 2-5 years of experience preferred. Send letter/resume to: Jennifer Niegel, PO Box 248, Stayton, OR 97383, jennifer@staytonlaw.com.

SURVIVORS JUSTICE CENTER of Lane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center is seeking an experienced Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Family Law litigator. The ideal candidate is a motivated team player with 2 to 3 years of family law litigation experience. Spanish competency preferred. Excellent benefits package. Send resume, cover letter and three references to Darla at dsanders@lclac.org; or mail: Survivor Justice Center of Lane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center, 376 East 11th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, 97401. Please no telephone calls. All inquiries are strictly confidential.

THE CITY OF MT. ANGEL is soliciting letters of interest for Municipal Judge services. Please contact Tara Von Flue at tvonflue@ci.mt-angel.or.us or (503) 845-9291.

THINKING OF CHANGES JOBS OR CAREERS? For information about the confidential Lawyers in Transition program, call the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Mike Long, ext. 11; Shari R. Gregory ext. 14; Douglas Querin, ext. 12; or Kyra Hazilla, ext. 13. All calls are completely confidential.

TWO EXPERIENCED BUSINESS LAW ATTORNEYS – Emerge Law Group, a firm focusing primarily (but not exclusively) on cannabis business and compliance work, is seeking two business law attorneys interested working in an exciting and complex new industry. We are a busy four attorney firm with plans to expand both in Oregon and regionally.  Seeking attorneys with 5-15 years of practical experience who can first chair entity organization transactions and first or second chair debt and equity financing, joint venture, M&A, and other business transactions. Real estate experience a plus. Ideal candidates would have some portable book of business but the capacity to take on significant additional work. A shareholder/associate duo may be ideal. Please reply to amy@emergelawgroup.com.

WE ARE A SMALL, PORTLAND AV-RATED LAW FIRM which has provided labor unions, employees and professionals with the highest quality legal representation since 1980.  We are listed in Oregon Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.  We are seeking a top-notch attorney who wants to expand his or her client base and can immediately handle a variety of complex work.  Candidates should have a strong academic record, a highly creative and analytical mind, and stellar writing and advocacy skills. Candidates should also have an entrepreneurial instinct and enjoy direct client interaction. Please reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad N-22, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

BAR BOX REPLIES — To reply to an ad in the classifieds listing a bar box address, mail responses in a 9 x 12 or smaller envelope to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad _____, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line. To protect the confidentiality of a bar box holder and of the reader, we offer the following service: if there is a firm you do not wish to see your response, list that firm (or firms) on a note included with your letter to the bar box. Put both in an envelope addressed to “Classified.” If the box holder is a firm you have listed, your response will be recycled.

POSITIONS WANTED

NEED HELP WITH A BIG CASE? Want to expand your practice? Want to take a vacation? Contact the OWLS Contract Lawyer Service. We can help. Fast! You contact us with project/job information. We immediately post the announcement to our contract lawyer listserve. You are promptly contacted by contract lawyers who meet your criteria. Free! No fee to post jobs or projects. You pay the contract lawyer you hire. Effective! Contract lawyers statewide. Many levels of experience. Many types of expertise. For more information, or to post a job, contact the OWLS office at (503) 841-5720 or email admincoordinator@oregonwomenlawyers.org.

PRACTICES FOR SALE

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN SELLING YOUR LAW PRACTICE or affiliating with other lawyers to expand your practice areas? Are you a partner in a law firm looking for retirement options? Local practitioner looking to expand by acquisition or affiliation with established firms and sole practitioners in the Portland area. Primary practice acquisition areas of interest are business, tax, securities, real estate, and estate planning. Interested in affiliating with firms/lawyers in other practice areas and outside of the Portland area. For more information email info@lawstein.com.

BEND PRACTICE available to attorney with at least 5 years’ experience. No cash required. Looking for right fit to assume established general practice office. Training as necessary. Forward resume and cover letter to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad G-15, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281, or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

ESTATE PLANNING PRACTICE (HAPPY LAW!) – Unique and profitable estate planning practice, Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon.  Full turnkey systems (checklists, forms, handouts, etc.) for administration, planning process, funding, client care program. Professionally designed logo marketing materials and systems.  Retiring summer 2015, will train and help transition.  Email info@legacyplanningllc.com.

PLANNING TO CLOSE YOUR LAW PRACTICE? Will you ever be able to retire? Call for free and confidential office assistance – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

REAL ESTATE

JOHN’S LANDING BUILDING FOR SALE – 434 SW Iowa Street. Beautifully renovated 1912 house.  Zoned: CS. 1,760 SF (2 Floors) converted for Law Offices with central reception, conference room and kitchenette.  $499,500 cash.  Call John Van Zonneveld (503) 227-2500 Macadam Forbes.

ONE OF A KIND CANNON BEACH – This great home offers two living spaces on the main floor. Spacious kit/din/fam room opens to private deck for entertaining. Vaulted, beamed LR has floor to ceiling stone FP and wrap around windows. Master suite w/walk-in closet, 2 guest bedrooms, den/TV room, computer loft with ample work space. Beautiful woodwork. Great storage. Attention to detail throughout. Short walk to beautiful beach. $599,000. By appointment. (503) 720-5588.

RECREATIONAL RENTALS

BEAUTIFUL CANNON BEACH HOME! Two gathering spaces on main. Very nicely appointed and fully equipped. Sleeps 10. $295/$395 holidays (503) 720-5588.

CABO LUXURY, Montecristo villa - 3400 sqft, 3 master BR, 2 living rooms., sleeps 10; private pool, incredible view, daily maid, WIFI, three resorts, golf. $2800/week to atty's ($4500 reg) (503) 351-6814, ninavallion@comcast.net.

KIHEI, MAUI, HAWAII– Large oceanview 1BR, 2BA condo, LR sleepersofa, two pools/spas, tennis, across street from beach. Attorney discounts. mjs@aterwynne.com (503) 329-5088; Pictures: http://picasaweb. google.com / SamSandmire/ OceanView MauiCondoRentFromSamSandmire# .

KONA, HAWAII – Lovely oceanfront 1 BR condo. Large MBR, vaulted ceilings, great view. Tennis, oceanside pool and spa, walk to town (503) 675-6220. For photos, email: nanevin@aol.com .

OCEANSIDE – Beach house on Cliffside. Overlooking ocean and Netarts Bay. 4 decks, fireplace, spa tub, washer/dryer, and fully equipped kitchen. Three baths, sleeps six; $300 weekend (Fri, Sat nts); $100/night Sun-Thurs; $700 entire week; plus $100 cleaning fee. Call Michael at (503) 478-1280 or email Mary at mexmary@comcast.net .

PALM DESERT – Lovely, completely remodeled 2 BR 2 BA condo at Palm Valley CC. Sleeps 4. No pets/smoking, available thru January 2015. (503) 675-6220.

PARIS APARTMENT – At Notre Dame. Elegant 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom apartment, in the heart of Paris. (503) 227-3722.

SCOTTSDALE – North Scottsdale home near Troon and TPC golf courses. Newly furnished. 3BR, 2BA, 52”plasma TV, pool, outdoor barbecue. No smoking, no pets. Tony at (503) 221-2271.

SEASIDE – Absolutely gorgeous 3200 sq ft vacation home with panoramic ocean view during the day & city lights at night. Hot tub on deck, Sleeps 8+. Pet/smoke free. Introductory rates (360) 694-5175, (877) 464-4429.

SEASIDE – Large 3 BR, 2 BA, ½ block to beach. 2 TVs, partial ocean view. 2 night minimum - $150 per night, $950 per week + cleaning + tax (503) 228-4317 or (503) 777-3283. No smoking, no pets. 

SUNRIVER HOME ON DESCHUTES RIVER – Beautiful, spacious 4 BD 4.25 BA, heated garage with ping pong & air hockey, bikes, hot tub, wood stove, big screen TVs WIFI, W/D, 2 masters w/king beds, 10 SHARC passes. Have fun skiing, golfing & playing tennis (503) 707-4617.

SUNRIVER—SUNRAY VACATION RENTALS - Choose from over 150 Homes or Condos with hot tubs. Pets OK in some homes. Call (800)-531-1130, book online at www.sunrayinc.com, or e-mail us at sunray@sunrayinc.com .

SUNRIVER – Warm, cozy, 2 bedroom, 1 bath Ranch Cabin, ideal for a weekend getaway. Fireplace, TV, Wi-Fi, DVD, CD, BBQ, washer/dryer, fully furnished & well-equipped. Sleeps 4. $95.00/night + $75 cleaning fee (541) 944-2694.

SERVICES

APPELLATE ATTORNEY — Available to assist with appeals or take referrals. Experienced with hundreds of appeals. Background also includes publication of the “Oregon Appellate Manual” with Butterworths, and eleven years of teaching legal writing, research and appellate advocacy at the University of Oregon School of Law. Some appeals cost under $4000. Call George Kelly, (541) 343-1884.

APPELLATE COUNSEL: Accepting client referrals, or will advise you on appellate procedure, perform legal research and writing and/or oral argument. Will discuss “Of Counsel” arrangement with your firm. Have appeared as appellate counsel on a large number of civil and criminal appeals since 1987, in both Nevada and Oregon. Call James N. Varner at (503) 241-2400 or email me at JamesNvarner@gmail.com.

AVIATION ATTORNEYThomas J. Flaherty (503) 245-2500, or email sandrajstahl@gmail.com . Aviation accidents; defense of FAA certificate enforcement actions; NTSB trials; purchase and sale of aircraft; available for representation, consultation or referrals. OSB member since 1974. Instrument rated commercial pilot, single-engine land, single-engine sea, multi-engine land. FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Instrument Flight Instructor (CFII) and Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI).

AVIATION LAW – Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP, www.landye-bennett.com, is one of the leading firms in airplane and helicopter crash litigation for plaintiffs, with over 40 years of combined experience. We have successfully litigated cases against many major aircraft/component manufacturers, including Cessna, Piper, Cirrus, Beech, Rockwell, Fairchild, Sikorsky, Robinson, Avidyne, Honeywell, Teledyne Continental, Lycoming, Kaman, United Instruments, and GE. Contact Bob Hopkins, rhopkins@landye-bennett.com , or Matt Clarke, mclarke@landye-bennett.com, at (503) 224-4100.

BURIED UNDER THE FILES IN YOUR OFFICE? Has it been awhile since you’ve seen the top of your desk? We can help you get organized! Call for free and confidential assistance on office systems – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

CIVIL APPEALS – Experienced appellate attorneys for referral or association in civil appeals.  We have successfully briefed and argued civil appeals in Oregon, Washington, and the Ninth Circuit.  Named “Rising Stars” by SuperLawyers, contact Nick Thede, nt@coveragelit.com, (503) 208-7336, or Janis Puracal, jcp@coveragelit.com, (503) 405-7804, or find us at www.coveragelit.com.

COMPUTER AND MOBILE FORENSICS – Headquartered in Beaverton, contact Deadbolt Forensics to access the digital evidence in your case. www.deadboltforensics.com (503) 683-7138.

FORENSIC DOCUMENT EXAMINER — Trained by the Secret Service and US Postal Crime Lab examiners. Fully equipped laboratory. Qualified in state and federal courts. Retired from the Eugene Police Department. Jim Green, (888) 485-0832, http://www.documentexaminer.info.

FREE & CONFIDENTIAL ASSISTANCE for office systems, including docket control, tickler systems, conflict checks, efficient office & time management, and client communications. Call the Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

INVESTIGATION – Northwest Investigations & Consulting is a full service investigation firm specializing in: Trial Preparation, Locates, Interviews, Asset & Background Checks. Mike Greene of Rosenthal, Greene & Devlin PC., states " Their positive results & professionalism really shows" contact Steve (503) 710-4414, email: nwinvestigation@comcast.net web: nwinvestigation.com.

LEGAL ETHICS DEFENSE: ETHICS ADVICE & OPINIONS — Christopher R. Hardman - Providing defense services against Bar disciplinary proceedings; legal ethics advice, consultations, and opinion letters. Mr. Hardman is a former Assistant Disciplinary Counsel of the Oregon State Bar Office of Disciplinary Counsel; and a former Bar prosecutor. He is a speaker and moderator at Ethics Continuing Legal Education Seminars sponsored by the Bar, New Lawyers Division and others. He may be contacted at his office: Christopher R. Hardman, (503) 916-1787, or Fax (503) 916-1789; 25 NW 23rd Pl Ste 6, PMB 497; Portland, OR 97210.

MEDICAL CHART CONSULTATION – Jeffrey M. Israel, MD – Providing pre-litigation evaluation of medical charts dealing with ENT, Head and Neck cases. Contact:  Dr. Jeff Israel, (503) 849-5952.

MEDICAL MVA/ WORKER’S COMP. DOCTOR – PAUL BLAYLOCK MD JD, retired attorney, welcomes Attorney referrals for his MVA/W.C. practice at   1700 NW Corridor Court, Suite 105  Beaverton ,Oregon 97006  Ph. (503)  614-8400; Fx: (503) 614-8411;  paulmdjd@aol.com . “35 years of Emergency Medical Experience”  Attorney Referrals Welcomed.

NEED HELP WITH A BIG CASE? Want to expand your practice? Want to take a vacation? Contact the OWLS Contract Lawyer Service. We can help. Fast! You contact us with project/job information. We immediately post the announcement to our contract lawyer listserve. You are promptly contacted by contract lawyers who meet your criteria. Free! No fee to post jobs or projects. You pay the contract lawyer you hire. Effective! Contract lawyers statewide. Many levels of experience. Many types of expertise. For more information, or to post a job, contact the OWLS office at (503) 841-5720 or email admincoordinator@oregonwomenlawyers.org.

PROBATE: ESTATE- PERSONAL /REAL PROPERTY CLEANUP AND DISPOSAL – No job too big or too small. Reasonable rates. Confidential,  Anywhere In Oregon. E-mail: swsoregon@gmail.com or (541) 961-3722.

REAL ESTATE NOTES – If your client wants cash from their mortgage note, call the note buyers at 1-800-634-4697 or www.SeascapeCapital.com .

STRESS, anxiety, depression psychotherapy and counseling; career counseling; confidential assistance improving strained relationships, clarifying career considerations, responding constructively to occupational, family, and individual emotional developments, transitions, etc. Standish McCleary III, J.D., Ph.D., Lic. psychologist (16 yrs. atty); (503) 228-0688.

WANTED

WANT TO PURCHASE minerals and other oil/gas interests. Send details to: P.O. Box 13557, Denver, CO 80201.






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POSITIONS AVAILABLE

$30 for the first 20 words, 50 cents each additional word.

SERVICES

$40 for the first 20 words, 50 cents each additional word.

ALL OTHER ADS

$40 for the first 20 words, 50 cents each additional word. Oregon State Bar members receive a $10 discount on these ads.

COLOR

Color may be added to any ad for an additional $20.

SUBMIT TO

E-mail: advertising@osbar.org; fax: (503) 598-6948; mail: P.O. Box 231935, Tigard OR 97281, Attn: Advertising. For questions, contact Leone Gholston at advertising@osbar.org, (503) 431-6348 or 1-800-452-8260, ext. 348 (in Oregon and Idaho toll-free).





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