Oregon State Bar Bulletin — JUNE 2014








OFFICE SPACE

2 OFFICES AVAILABLE in historic building in SW Corbett/Lair Hill neighborhood, close to downtown Portland. Share space with several experienced plaintiff's and transaction lawyers. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. One 12.5' x 18' office with Mt. Hood view; One 11' x 14' office. Free parking, customary office amenities, including new copier/scanner and updated phone/internet. 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.

5200 MEADOWS EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES – Has all-inclusive office and meeting rooms in Lake Oswego. Includes phone answering, unlimited conference room access, phones, internet, kitchen and much more! Call (503) 726-5999. www.5200meadows.com

A GROUND FLOOR OFFICE for 1 or 2 attorneys in historic building close to west end of the Hawthorne Bridge in downtown Portland is available to lease for $1500 per month. Send inquiries to rognesbit@aol.com.

ATTORNEY OFFICE BUILDING for over 35 years on 2nd and Tucker has six offices on 1st floor with reception area, library/conference room, amenities and parking. Flexible to rent/lease entire space or individual office to sole practitioner. Space available now. Currently 4 sole practitioners in building with some overflow/referral. From $350 for small office to $500 for full-size office. Work assistant spaces available. Call Sheila or Bob at (503) 641-7888.

DOWNTOWN EUGENE, 975 Oak Street. Spacious, Sisters-view office in upper level of Class A Citizens Building. Ample staff space, copier and conference/library provided. Congenial atmosphere. Some work overflow possible. Would consider shared reception. $875/mo. Contact Terri at (541) 345-3333.

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 LAW OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE – US Bancorp Tower, 18th floor. Two offices available: north view approx. 126 sq ft and west view approx. 133 sq ft – furnished or unfurnished. Share space with five other attorneys. Two conference rooms, kitchenette, copier, fax, secure shredding, recycling, reception. Available for immediate occupancy. Contact: Tim McNeil at (503) 224-6229 or tim@theelderlawfirm.com.

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND legal office space now available on upper floor of the American Bank Building, across street from Pioneer Square. Amenities include: receptionist, library, conference rooms, photocopiers, telephone equipment and kitchen. Free use of gym in building. Office shared with a 12-attorney AV firm. Available 7/1/2014. Call Scott (503) 228-8448.

EAST PORTLAND HOLLYWOOD DISTRICT office share space – access to conference room, tenant parking – (503) 850-4956.

EUGENE CLASS-A DOWNTOWN, CITIZENS BUILDING - 1,173 SQFT 6th floor northwest corner office. Two private offices, conference room with bookcases, work room with cabinets, built-in reception and room for assistants desk. Contact janet@citizensbuilding.com or (541) 687-9066.

EUGENE LAW OFFICE AVAILABLE – 259 E 5th. Current tenants practice primarily plaintiff civil litigation and criminal defense as sole practitioners. Rent very reasonable. Shared amenities: conference room, ORS, jury instructions, furnished waiting area, DSL, fax, high-speed digital BW/color copier/printer/scanner, office paper, kitchenette, janitorial (541) 338-7072 or mdugan@mdugan.com.

FOR LEASE – Fox Tower, 805 SW Broadway Suite 2540, 25th Floor. 4 South Facing Offices for sublease on the 25th floor of Portland’s premier Class A Office Building. The Heart of Portland’s Central Business District; New Space; Fully Renovated December 2011; Conference Room in Suite with in-ceiling; automated screen. (Subject to availability); Conference Room on 20th Floor; Seats 25, Available Free of Charge to Tenants; On Max Line and Close to 6th St. Public Transit; 650+ Space Underground Parking Structure; Across the Street from Portland Landmark Pioneer Courthouse Square; 24/7 Building Security, Digital Card Key Access, and Closed Circuit TV at All Entry Points; Standard Janitorial Services Held to Green Cleaning Standards and Material Use; Shared with reputable personal injury law firm; High quality furnishings and kitchen. $1,500 month for each 15 x 10’ side-office. Double net. Each office has unobstructed views of Portland's West Hills. Separate Avaya phone system available for $200/month additional. (503) 227-1233 or crystal@doctorlawyer.net

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 .

KRUSE WAY - FREE RENT – 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 included. Free parking. One month free rent with lease. Prices range from $600 to $950/month. Phone numbers or ported numbers available. Call for information. John (503) 675-4300.

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.

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.

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.

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, or Beverly Michaelis at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

SOUTH SALEM – $350 to $750/mo. Large and smaller office available. Good Signage on South Commercial. Possible lease to purchase of small office building. 1845 Commercial St SE, Salem. Call Corby (503) 371-7000.

TIGARD/BRIDGEPORT – Office spaces for lease in the Oregon State Bar building. 1,000 - 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.

PERSONALS

FEEL LIKE SUPERWOMAN OR SUPERMOM? Women face special challenges in balancing the demands of work and careers. We want to help. Call the confidential Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Meloney C. Crawford, ext. 13; or Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14.

“IF ONLY THEY WOULD LEAVE ME ALONE!” Your drinking may be hurting your work, your family, and your health. 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.

IS THE PAST AFFECTING YOUR PRESENT? Survivors of alcoholic families who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can get help and move on. 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; or Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14.

SOMEONE SAID, "You are drinking too much and/or using drugs." Is it true? Call the confidential and anonymous Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) at (503) 226-1057 or toll-free in Oregon: (800) 321-OAAP — Meloney C. Crawford, ext. 13; or Douglas Querin, ext. 12.

RELATIONSHIPS SHOULDN’T HURT. Are emotional issues affecting your practice? For information about codependency groups for lawyers, 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 Douglas Querin, ext. 12.

WERE YOU RAISED in a family where there was alcohol, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse or some other dysfunction? 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; or Shari R. Gregory, ext. 14.  

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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

ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY – $79,800-$121,260 doe. The City of Beaverton is seeking an Assistant City Attorney who will advise staff and city boards and commissions on all aspects of a municipal law practice with the main emphasis on land-use regulations and infrastructure development. Req. 5 or more yrs. of exp. in land use law, incl. land use appeals, law degree from a fully accredited law school, current active member in good standing with the Oregon State Bar. All interested individuals may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and a completed City of Beaverton job application to the Human Resources Department, Beaverton City Hall, 4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton, OR  97005. Applications may be completed and submitted on our website at www.beavertonoregon.gov . First review of applications will be on June 23, 2014.  Open until filled. EOE  M/F/D/V

BUSINESS, ESTATE PLANNING, AND REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE with at least 2 years of practice experience. Watkinson Laird Rubenstein is seeking to expand its Southern Oregon practice.  We are an established AV rated firm committed to professional development, community involvement, and a collegial work environment.  Excellent compensation and benefits.  Interested candidates must have good foundational competency in practice areas, strong work ethic, and interest and ability to work collaboratively. Please send  résumé and letter of interest to Fern Puls at fpuls@wlrlaw.com.

CIVIL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE wanted for busy, dynamic litigation practice in Bend, Oregon. Candidates must have three to five years of civil litigation experience in Oregon, and must possess excellent research and writing skills. This is a demanding position requiring a self-starter and someone who is capable of handling their own case load as responsible attorney. Practice areas include business, personal injury, commercial, real estate, criminal, etc. Expected start date is September, 2014. Salary DOE/Negotiable. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Office Administrator, c/o Jennifer, at 1558 SW Nancy Way, Ste. 101, Bend, OR 97702.

CORPORATE COUNSEL AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER – In this role, you will lead OAG’s compliance functions and activities in relation to government and payor programs.  You will ensure that the OAG Compliance Program and our billing vendor both meet the model guidance as published by the Office of Inspector General. For this stand alone position, we require a very strong work history within a large corporate environment and have experience as a Compliance Officer.  You must have outstanding knowledge of current payer reimbursement methods and have an Oregon license. In turn, we will offer a very good salary and benefit package to the candidate we select.  For full details visit: www.oagpc.com. EOE

EUGENE-BASED CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY FIRM seeking a hard-working, enthusiastic associate for a long-term career position in our Eugene-based consumer bankruptcy firm. Newly admitted or experienced, but must have interest in consumer and small business debtor bankruptcy. This position will include extensive one-on-one client contact. Collegial, small office environment. Some travel to regional offices required. Submit resume and cover letter via email to dmb@armstrongbankruptcy.com, subject line: Associate Position. No calls, please.

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

FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE – McKinley Irvin is AV rated and recognized as a Tier 1 firm on U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Law Firms." Our 20+ attorneys focus exclusively on complex family law and divorce matters staying on the leading edge of developing sub-specialties including international divorce/child custody and LGBT family law. If you are interested in developing a career in the practice of family law, MI is an excellent place to do it. For more than 20 years we’ve dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. We have locations in the Northwest’s major markets including Portland, Seattle and Tacoma. Our collegial team in Portland is looking for similarly minded lawyers to join us. Competitive candidates will: be a member of the Oregon State Bar and preferably also a member of the Washington State Bar; demonstrate outstanding analytical, writing and oral communication skills; have been developing high-level skills, specifically in family law, for 1-3 years; be committed to developing a career in family law; be a natural negotiator and aspiring litigator; use sound and practical judgment, think strategically and be capable of establishing a strong “trusted advisor” rapport with clients; show strong commitment to delivering exceptional work on behalf of her/his clients; be positive and approach work with a team oriented world-view; deliver high-touch client service; and, enjoy and have a sense of humor. Our attorneys manage his or her caseload supported by a fully staffed office including paralegals, document clerks and administrative staff. We provide a highly competitive salary complemented by aggressive quarterly and annual bonus opportunities. The benefits of working with us include work schedule flexibility and other work/life balance options; profit sharing and a 401(k) plan with matching, payment of bar dues and CLE expenses; excellent health & welfare benefits; career coaching and development support, advanced training, an outstanding group of professionals to work with, scale and stability and professional management. If you are dedicated to making a difference in the field of family law and want to work along with others who are, we’d like to hear from you. Please send your cover letter, resume, writing examples, law school transcript and three professional references to careers@mckinleyirvin.com. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Please visit our website mckinleyirvin.com for more information about us. McKinley Irvin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE – McKinley Irvin is AV rated and recognized as a Tier 1 firm on U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Law Firms." Our 20+ attorneys focus exclusively on complex family law and divorce matters staying on the leading edge of developing sub-specialties including international divorce/child custody and LGBT family law. If you are interested in developing a career in the practice of family law, MI is an excellent place to do it. For more than 20 years we’ve dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. We have locations in the Northwest’s major markets including Portland, Seattle and Tacoma. Our collegial team in Portland is looking for similarly minded lawyers to join us. Competitive candidates will: be a member of the Oregon State Bar and preferably also a member of the Washington State Bar; demonstrate outstanding analytical, writing and oral communication skills; have honed high-level skills in traditional or evolving family law, obtained over 5 or more years of practice; be a proven negotiator and litigator; use sound and practical judgment, think strategically and be capable of establishing a strong “trusted advisor” rapport with clients; show strong commitment to delivering exceptional work on behalf of her/his clients; be positive and approach work with a team oriented world-view; deliver high-touch client service; and enjoy and have a sense of humor. Our attorneys manage his or her caseload supported by a fully staffed office including paralegals, document clerks and administrative staff. We provide a highly competitive salary complemented by aggressive quarterly and annual bonus opportunities. The benefits of working with us include work schedule flexibility and other work/life balance options; profit sharing and a 401(k) plan with matching, payment of bar dues and CLE expenses; excellent health & welfare benefits; career coaching and development support, advanced training, an outstanding group of professionals to work with, scale and stability and professional management. If you are dedicated to making a difference in the field of family law and want to work along with others who are, we’d like to hear from you. Please send your cover letter, resume, writing examples, law school transcript and three professional references to careers@mckinleyirvin.com. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Please visit our website mckinleyirvin.com for more information about us. McKinley Irvin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

FAMILY LAW OF COUNSEL POSITION – Yates, Matthews & Eaton, P.C., an AV rated Portland firm seeks an “of counsel” attorney with at least 5-7 years’ experience in family law. Favorable terms available. Send resume, to Attn: Office Administrator, Cecelia Connolly, cconnolly@yatesmatthews.com. All inquiries will remain strictly confidential.

GEVURTZ, MENASHE, LARSON & HOWE, P.C. is looking to add an Associate to its growing estate planning and probate practice. The ideal candidate will have 2 – 3 years of experience working in the areas of estate planning, tax and probate administration. We are looking for someone who will become an integral part of our team and is motivated, eager, and willing to work hard.  Competitive salary, full benefits and bonus potential. Send resume with writing sample to Darla Pierce, Executive Director at dpierce@gevurtzmenashe.com. No telephone calls, please. All inquiries will remain strictly confidential. 

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, or Beverly Michaelis at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

JACKSON COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Jackson County is looking to recruit, hire and retain the best employees! We are seeking Senior Assistant County Counsel to take a leadership role in our County Counsel office. The Senior Assistant County Counsel is an at-will position and reports directly to the County Counsel for Jackson County. You will provide legal counsel to various County departments, agencies and officials requiring knowledge of various areas of law including, but not limited to, municipal and Oregon public entity law, contract and procurement, litigation, tort, labor and employment law, land use, tax assessment and collection, construction and real property law. You will work with executive management, staff and outside counsel. Municipal law experience is not mandatory but is a plus. The ideal candidate will be….A graduate from an accredited law school, with a minimum 5 years legal experience or interest in employment and labor law practice, land use or litigation; A member in good standing with the Oregon (preferred), or ability to obtain admission via reciprocity; Able and willing to apply for admittance to practice before all Oregon State Courts and the U.S. District Court for the State of Oregon, and ability to obtain an Oregon State Drivers License; An excellent problem solver, you think fast on your feet, place a high premium on customer service and have a history of excellence providing legal counseling services; A proven professional with strong interpersonal strengths and versatile communication styles. Compensation: Sr. Assistant County Counsel I - $74,921.60 - $95,617.60 Annually. Plus – an excellent benefits package including family health, dental, RX, vision, employee life and long term disability, nine holidays, EAP, flexible benefits plan, generous leave, and participation in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System with a generous employer paid member contribution of 6%. To be considered for this position you must fill out an employment application completely. For complete job details and to apply please visit our website at www.jacksoncounty.org

LATERAL MOVE – Beaverton. If you have your own portable book of business and are working for a salary, we can offer more money in your pocket under our compensation system which also includes all overhead, bar dues, CLE's, PLF, 401K and medical insurance allowance. Our firm, Case & Dusterhoff, LLP, is congenial, experienced, AV rated, and looking for one to three very competent, experienced, dedicated, hardworking attorneys who have their own 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. Please respond to jcase@case-dusterhoff.com with cover letter, writing sample and resume. All inquiries confidential.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – The Portland office of Bullivant Houser Bailey PC is seeking a highly motivated litigation associate with 3 to 4 years of experience in personal injury defense, including personal and catastrophic injury, product liability and asbestos.  This position involves all phases of litigation and includes drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, and handling hearings, depositions, arbitrations, and trials.  Qualified candidates will have an exceptional academic record, along with excellent oral and written communication skills; strong legal research, analytical and problem-solving skills; the ability to handle a file from intake to trial with minimal supervision and a willingness and desire to engage in business development activities. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Oregon.  Washington bar admittance a plus. Please email cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Jill.Valentine@Bullivant.com or mail to Jill Valentine, Attorney Services Administrator, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, 888 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97204.

OUR BOUTIQUE PACIFIC NORTHWEST LAW FIRM specializes in complex commercial and construction litigation. We continue to expand and grow our practice. We are searching for highly competent laterals that are looking to leave the large firm scene or attorneys that are in a smaller setting that are in need of more support. We are looking for someone with an established practice and a solid base of clients. Candidates must demonstrate superior writing skills and keen attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team of litigators and build your practice. Please submit resume, transcript, writing samples and references via U.S. Mail or email to: Lynn Bush, 2300 SW 1st Ave, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97201; Email: lbush@lawssg.com.

PUBLIC FINANCE ASSOCIATE – Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. (HCMP), a Seattle law firm, is seeking an associate attorney who is service-minded, intelligent and detail-oriented. The successful candidate will have at least two years relevant transactional experience to support the firm's growing public finance practice and its state and municipal, health care and other nonprofit, and bank and underwriter clients with a wide variety of tax-exempt and other public finance matters. HCMP offers an atmosphere of excellence for attorneys and staff in a collegial, non-institutional setting. Learn more at http://www.hcmp.com; interested applicants are encouraged to submit a confidential resume and cover letter to: Dan Gottlieb, Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S, 1221 Second Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98101 or Dan.Gottlieb@hcmp.com. HCMP is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to a culturally diverse workplace.

SENIOR ATTORNEY POSITION – Itron is a global provider of hardware, software and services to the SmartGrid industry. We do business in over 130 countries and have annual revenues of $2.0 billion. We are currently seeking a Senior in-house attorney to join our legal department. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 8-12 years of experience with technology transactions, both at a large law firm as well as in-house for a company with global operations, and extensive experience in the area of software and services agreements. The attorney will be responsible for: reviewing, drafting and managing complex agreements for a broad range of commercial transactions (including the sale and/or license of hardware and software, SaaS agreements, software reseller arrangements, hosting agreements, information technology outsourcing/managed services agreements, supply agreements, distribution agreements, joint development agreements, etc.); negotiating complex legal, commercial and financial terms; researching and advising on matters relevant to the company’s business, including intellectual property protection, general corporate compliance and contracting; ensuring compliance at all times with the company’s legal, financial and risk management policies and procedures; instructing and managing external counsel in the resolution of commercial disputes and litigation; preparing and delivering presentations to employees on legal topics of interest; and other responsibilities as assigned. Desired traits are: strong intellect, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to act and function both independently and as part of a team; results driven, strategic thinking, agility and customer service orientation; self starter, effective at collaboration and building strong client relationships; “hands on” mentality and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate would be able to work fulltime at the Itron headquarters in Liberty Lake, WA but we are open to discussing other arrangements with highly qualified candidates, such as working from a home office or another U.S.-based Itron location (such as Itron’s offices in Oakland, CA, or Raleigh NC). Candidates with the above qualifications should email a cover letter and resume to Leslie Fergison @ leslie.fergison@itron.com or in order to apply go to www.itron.jobs.

SMALL DOWNTOWN PORTLAND BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION firm seeks real estate or business associate with 3+ years experience in commercial real estate transactions and business contract drafting to assist partner with steady real estate, business, and estate planning practice. Clean writing style is essential.  Health insurance, parking, and 401(k) offered.  Apply by mail to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad E-13, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

STEWART SOKOL & GRAY LLC, a Pacific Northwest law firm, seeks an experienced full time associate to join its dynamic practice. The firm specializes in complex commercial and construction litigation. Candidates should have one - four years of experience in litigation, strong academic credentials, and a record of achievement. Please submit resume, transcript, writing samples and references via U.S. Mail or email to: Lynn Bush, 2300 SW 1st Ave, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97201 Email: lbush@lawssg.com.

THE PORTLAND OFFICE OF FISHER & PHILLIPS LLP, a national labor and employment law firm representing management, seeks a mid-level associate with 4+ years of employment litigation experience. Ideal candidate will be a case handling attorney. Excellent academic credentials as well as strong research, writing, and analytical skills are required. Must be admitted in Oregon. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Meredith Bell, Associate Recruiting & Professional Development Coordinator, Fisher & Phillips LLP, via email to mbell@laborlawyers.com. Fisher & Phillips is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Equal Employment Opportunity principles also apply to discipline and termination. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

THE REAL ESTATE AND LAND USE PRACTICE GROUP of the Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a transactional real estate associate with approximately 5-7 years of experience focused on commercial real estate transactions, including commercial leasing, purchase and sales, condominiums and land development work.  Land use experience is a plus, but not required.  This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated person to work with and learn from senior lawyers, handle matters independently and develop a book of business with an eye to partnership.  Please apply to our website (http://www.dwt.com/careers) by providing your resume, a cover letter, law school transcript, and a relevant writing sample. Davis Wright Tremaine is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine’s policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability/handicap, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicants must be able to pass a background investigation. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. AA/EOE

THE TRIBAL NATION OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF GRAND RONDE , located in Northwest Oregon is seeking Requests for Qualifications from individuals interested in serving as the Chief Judge of the Tribal Court. This is a part-time, Tribal Council appointed position with a term of two years. To obtain a copy of the RFQ contact Angela Fasana at (503) 879-4596 or angela.fasana@grandronde.org. Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on June 27, 2014 .

THENELL LAW GROUP, specializing in first and third party SIU and insurance defense litigation, is looking for an associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience. Applicants must have experience in third party insurance defense work and a desire to focus on that work and build their practice. Applicant must also have the initiative to work hard in a small but open, friendly, and collaborative setting. Oregon Bar required and Washington preferred. Please submit a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample, by email only to admin@thenelllawgroup.com.

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) 595-7826 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.

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, or Beverly Michaelis at (503) 639-6911 or (800) 452-1639.

RETIRING ATTORNEY with 39 year successful solo practice in Ashland looking for successor with at least 5 years experience in estate planning and administration; business, real estate and elder law. Reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad C-11; P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line. Financial commitment required.

SOLO PRACTICE FOR SALE, Central Oregon Coast – Focus on estate planning and probate. Owner will mentor for smooth transition. Excellent location, near Post Office, banks and other professional offices. Pleasant, interesting clients, proximity to antique shops, beachcombing. Price and terms negotiable. Opportunity to purchase the building. Please respond to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad B-18, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

RECREATIONAL RENTALS

BROOKINGS, OR – It's not too early to begin planning your "getaway" for this fall at the Beach, as things are booking up quickly here!   Bring your family and/or friends to the beach and enjoy our beautiful  weather!!  You might want to think about planning your next "office retreat" or a mini working conference?  We have a large recreation room that can accommodate 30 people for seminars.  You will  enjoy relaxing in our lovely, 2500 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home, fully furnished, $200 per night (1-5 people), or the 3 bed/ 2 bath home next door for $150 per nite.  Both houses together can sleep 30 people!  ($50 discount for Sept. or Oct.)  5 minute walk to the beach, close to the fishing port and parks.  All you  need to bring is your food and clothing, the rest is provided!!  See us at www.mooseheadlodgeoregon.com. For questions and reservations: (541) 661-1593.

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 .

LONDON – Completely furnished, spacious 3 BR/2 BA flat in Westminster Dist. Secured building, underground parking and 24-hr concierge service. Close to everything, weekly rates - pamster53@gmail.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 .

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 @ 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 newly remodeled, 4 BD 4.25 BA double car heated garage with ping pong & air hockey, bikes, hot tub, wood stove, big screen TVs WIFI, W/D, 2 masters w/king beds, dogs welcome, sleeps 10+ (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

ADR: MEDIATION & ARBITRATION – Available for private engagements as mediator/arbitrator in trial court cases. Highly experienced and effective in facilitating settlement of many difficult cases. Background: 25 years of litigation practice; mediator and arbitrator since 1993. Barbara Gazeley, (503) 244-3444; bjgazeley@msn.com .

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.

ARE YOU UNORGANIZED? Are your clients and staff losing their patience? Call for free and confidential office assistance – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Dee Crocker, or Beverly Michaelis at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639. 

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.

CERTIFIED PARALEGAL, CERTIFIED COURT REPORTER, need work at home. 30 years legal experience. Reasonable rates. Call Mary (503) 246-6214.

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, or Beverly Michaelis (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

FREELANCE PARALEGAL – Over 27 years experience.  Economical rates. Contact Mark Kemp at (541) 962-0222 or (541) 962-5070.

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.

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) 595-7826 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.

PROBATE MEDIATION – Anastasia Yu Meisner, Attorney Multnomah Court Annexed Probate Mediator. 150+ hours of experience. Mediation of wills, trusts, conservatorships, and guardianships disputes (503)697-1035.

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

THE OREGON BLACK PIONEERS BOARD MEMBER SEARCH – An organization whose mission is research and education about African American history in Oregon is seeking a legal professional to become a Board Member. See the website @ www.oregonblackpioneers.org or contact Martha Rutherford@valborg@comcast.net.

WANTED

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

WILL SEARCHES

SEARCHING for Will or Trust of David George Juba.  Please call Kevin Lucey, attorney,  (503) 222-7178, or email klucey22@yahoo.com.






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SERVICES

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ALL OTHER ADS

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COLOR

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