Oregon State Bar Bulletin — MAY 2015










FOR SALE


ALL PARTNERS IN OUR SMALL FIRM are retiring July 1st, so we are selling all our office furniture, including partner desks, secretary cubicles, file cabinets, chairs, large and small conference room tables, pictures, etc. Please call Marie or Kay at (503) 297-9600 for more information or pictures.

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OFFICE SPACE


13 OFFICE LOCATIONS – in the Portland/Vancouver Metro area – from a Professional Presence (Virtual Office or Business Addresses) to full time private offices… We have the Workplace Solution for you! Call Jo at (503) 471-1400.

16th FLOOR OFFICE(S) AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND’S CONGRESS CENTER – Office(s) available for subletting from regional law firm on the 16th floor of 1001 SW Fifth Avenue, Congress Center. Includes access to common areas (reception, conference room, kitchen, other amenities) as well as secretarial station(s). Rent amount dependent on number of offices and secretarial stations to be rented - can accommodate a variety of sizes. Contact: Tina Carey, tina.carey@harrang.com ; (503) 417-6041.

7 OFFICE ATTORNEY SUITE – 2 offices available in Class A Building -Cascade Square. Located off Hwy 217 and Hall Blvd. with easy freeway and WES train access. Offices are 13x10 and 13x14. Rent ranges from $600.00-$750.00 depending on office size. Telephone, fax, internet, copying, kitchen, conference room; great views; free covered parking; perfect for sole practitioner or small firm. Call Lisa at (503) 646-9230 or e-mail lisa@richardandersonlaw.com .

A SINGLE SUITE WITH VIEWS of Broadway, Pioneer Courthouse Square and West Hills. Parking, showers and bicycle storage available. Call Peter Andrews (503) 546-4522.

BEAVERTON ATTORNEY OFFICE BUILDING for over 35 years on 2nd and Tucker. Four offices available (2 upstairs and 2 downstairs) for small firm or sole practitioners with building reception area, library, conference room and parking. $400-500 monthly. Work assistant spaces available. Seven sole practitioners in building with some overflow/referral. Call Sheila at (503) 641-7888.

DOWNTOWN EUGENE - Pleasant and professional environment. 2 blocks from the Lane County Courthouse. Too many features to list. First month free at $850 per month. Find additional information and photographs at: www.856olive.com

DOWNTOWN LAW OFFICE – Portland. Top floor historic office in Gus Soloman Courthouse; 6th and Main. 428 sq. ft. individual office formerly a district court law library. Office almost entirely floor to ceiling built-in stocked barrister bookcases w/rolling library ladder. Twelve foot high windows w/view. Suite shares large reception and file room w/one sole practice attorney. Reception accommodates assistant/receptionist station. $850/mo. includes internet, phone, and large copier use.  Photos available. (503) 224-3844.

DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE, Bancorp Tower, 18th Floor – Three offices available: two side-by-side with a north view, both approx. 126 sq. ft., and one with west view approx. 133 sq. ft. - furnished or unfurnished. Share space with four attorneys. Two conference rooms, kitchenette, copier, fax, secure shredding, recycling. Available for immediate occupancy. $900 each. Contact: Tim McNeil at (503) 224-6229 or tim@theelderlawfirm.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 .

DOWNTOWN PORTLAND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY law firm across from Pioneer Courthouse has move-in ready office space for attorneys. Corner office overlooking Pioneer Courthouse Square, or spacious interior office (no view). Many amenities, including in-person receptionist, conference rooms, kitchen, copier/scanner, locker room with showers, and bike storage. No long-term commitment required. Call Chuck DeVoe at (503) 224-6655 or chuck@khpatent.com

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

FOR RENT DOWNTOWN BEND – Law office available. Located in remodeled home which has been continually used as a law office for over 30 years. Share space, conference room and reception area with two other lawyers. Private bathroom and shower. Excellent highly visible location, short walk to courthouse, good off street parking, nicely landscaped. Potential for client referrals. $850/mo. Inquiries to jim@bendoregonlawyers.com .

FREE CONFERENCE ROOM SPACE – The Professional Liability Fund is offering Oregon lawyers free use of a conference room located downtown at 520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 1025, Portland, Oregon. To reserve this space through the online calendar system and learn more details about this free conference room space, go to the PLF website, www.osbplf.org , and click on Practice Management, then Oregon Lawyers’ Conference Room. For questions, contact Jeanne Ulrich, Oregon Lawyers’ Conference Room Coordinator at (503) 226-1057 or at jeanneu@oaap.org .

FURNISHED OFFICES IN TIGARD TRIANGLE on 68th Parkway. Easy access to Hwy 217, I-5, Barbur Blvd. Brand new grade A build-out with open office design, two conference rooms and kitchen. Two Offices available – one at approx. 110 sq feet, one at approx. 150 sq feet. 1 year lease includes internet, phones, Reception support, free parking. Email for tour or more info – accounting@pdxlegal.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 .

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.

KRUSE WAY NEW EXECUTIVE SUITES with emphasis on the professional. FREE RENT with 1 year or more lease. Easy I-5, 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.

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. Easy street parking for clients, 10 minute walk to the courthouse, and easy freeway access. Amenities include law library, large conference room, access to copier and fax. A free tenant parking place with a lease($180/month value). $450/month. Contact Allan at (503) 781-7887 or Eric at (503) 224-1212.

LLOYD CENTER AREA – one 8’ X 12’ furnished office on NE 20th with view of Mt. Hood in professionally decorated personal injury firm. Easy access from I-84.  Includes reception area and use of in-suite conference room. Parking space available from bldg. mgmt. for nominal fee.  Non-PI attorney only $600 monthly or $550 with one year lease. Call Todd at (503) 280-0888.

OFFICE SUITES located in the heart of downtown Portland at 851 SW 6th Avenue, Pacific Center. Corner offices available with beautiful views, conference room, coffee room, copy room, free set up of internet and phone access. Class A building on MAX line includes workout facility with showers/lockers, bike parking, on-site café, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse on ground floor. Offices ranging from 10’ x 10’ to 20’ x 14’ ($500 - $1,200), with all utilities and no long-term commitment required. Assistant and support staff spaces also available. Call Donna Moser at (503) 417-5499 or email at dmoser@dunncarney.com .

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.

SPACIOUS LAW OFFICE SUITE AVAILABLE – Close in East Burnside area, 1333 SE Ankeny, Portland. 3 offices (approx. 9 x 10, 11 x 17 and 13 x 19) with 17 x 19 reception area, conference room, kitchen and amenities, with easy street parking and separate entrance. $1,800 per month. Mostly furnished if desired, including reception station. Phone system available. Small firm with practice complementary to our Immigration and Bankruptcy practices such as Tax, Business, or Real Estate preferred.  Contact Gretel Ness or Rich Parker at (503) 241-1320 or info@pbl.net .

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.

TWO OFFICES AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND – Large partner sized corner office. Gorgeous 350 sq ft office (22 x 16) with six windows. Like new carpet and paint. $1350. Also have nice 11 x 14.5 associate sized, furnished office with large window and separate secretarial area with desk and chair outside door. New carpet and paint. $800. Corner of SW 6th and Clay near the new transit mall. Full reception and custom telephone answering, library w/fireplace, conference room, shower, some closed file storage, all usual equipment. 7 experienced attorneys, 4 blocks to courthouse, coffee shop and restaurant next door, fitness center one block. Parking available $175/month. 521 SW Clay.  George: (503) 226-3607.

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



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.

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

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.

A PROMINENT, MID-SIZE, DOWNTOWN FIRM, serving clients in Oregon and Washington, is seeking an experienced estate planner to join its growing estate planning practice group. The ideal candidate would have significant experience in estate planning for taxable estates with a focus on estate tax (LLM preferred). The firm's compensation and benefits are competitive. Position and title are negotiable and dependent upon experience of the candidate. All replies will be kept in strict confidence. Please reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad S-27, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR, 97281 or email blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

ASSISTANT DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL – The Oregon State Bar is looking for someone to provide counsel to the OSB in the evaluation, investigation, and, where appropriate, litigation through trial and appeal of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers. The Bar invites all interested applicants to submit a cover letter & resume. Please visit http://www.osbar.org/osbcenter/openings.html for job details & information about how to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer

ASSOCIATE – ENERGY – PORTLAND, OR – Troutman Sanders seeks a mid-level energy associate for its Portland, Oregon office.  Candidates with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a federal or state regulatory practice are encouraged to apply.  Strong academic and professional credentials required.  Prior employment at FERC or a state public utility commission not required, but a plus.  Position will focus on electric and natural gas work.  Please email resume, cover letter, and transcripts to kim.meiggs@troutmansanders.com.

ATTORNEY, BEUTLER EXCHANGE GROUP is seeking an attorney with 2 to 3 years’ experience. Real estate or tax experience required. Fast paced, transactional work facilitating 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. Superior client service skills. If interested send cover letter and resume to team@beutlerexchangegroup.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 ASSOCIATE – Bend’s oldest law firm seeks applicants for 2 associate positions, one to fill a role in our business and municipal practice areas, and one to work with our civil litigators. 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.

CENTRAL OREGON LAW FIRM – seeks a Business Associate with 2 to 4 years of transactional experience and high academic credentials. Ideal candidate will have experience with mergers & acquisitions, securities, real estate, and complex document drafting.  Estate planning interest or experience a “plus.”  Submit resume and transcript to: Jon Napier, Karnopp Petersen LLP, 360 SW Bond Street, Ste. 400, Bend, Oregon, 97702 or jjn@karnopp.com.

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.

ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY – Downtown Portland estate planning firm looking for an attorney with at least 5-10 years of estate planning and administration, preferably with a tax background, who is self-motivated, intellectually curious, able to work with clients and keep their best interests at heart, and needs minimal supervision.  Ideally, we want an attorney with some existing client base, that will also help with our existing client base, and the succession planning for our firm, as partners reduce their workload and later retire.   We are open to various relationships, including an associate, partner or of counsel relationship, depending on the circumstances. We offer competitive compensation, a growing and challenging practice, a casual atmosphere, and the chance to learn from three experienced estate planning attorneys. Please send a resume and writing sample to hr@clblaw.net .

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

EUGENE FIRM SEEKS OF COUNSEL ATTORNEY with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to work with business attorney with over 20 years’ experience in commercial litigation, business transactions, real estate and estate planning.  This is ideal for an attorney who wants to build a practice.  Compensation based upon percentage of gross receipts received by firm for professional services rendered by attorney. Please send cover letter and resume to eugenebusinessattorney@gmail.com .

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICE – Public Defender Of Marion County, Inc. (PDMC), located in Salem, Oregon, is seeking an experienced criminal trial lawyer/administrator to fill the position of Executive Director. PDMC is a private, non-profit corporation that contracts with the State of Oregon through the Public Defense Services Commission to provide quality representation to persons charged with crimes in Marion County Circuit Court. The charges range from misdemeanor probation violations to non-capital murder cases.  The office contracts for approximately 2500 cases per year. It is one of two entities providing such services in the jurisdiction. It does not contract to represent youths in Juvenile Court, nor does it represent individuals in civil commitment proceedings.  The office currently consists of ten deputy public defenders, three investigators, three legal assistants and three office staff, which includes an Office Manager. At a minimum, applicants must be active members of the Oregon State Bar, have at least five years experience as a criminal defense attorney, be qualified to try murder cases under the PDSC Certification Requirements for Public Defenders, and have some administrative or managerial experience. Preference will be given to those applicants who have worked in a public defender office, especially if it has been in an administrative or managerial capacity. A partial job description includes: Appear in Marion County Circuit Court on behalf of persons accused of crimes, including arraignments, motion practice, trials and sentencings; train, mentor and supervise less experienced attorneys; supervise senior office personnel. Review office financial and budget reports monthly and report on them to the Board of Trustees; review and approve all purchases and other office expenditures, which includes signing all checks; contracting for services and major purchases necessary to the continued growth and smooth operation of the office; review payroll records bi-monthly; monitor case loads for the office and individual lawyers to assure that ethical caseload standards are adhered to; hire all personnel; perform regular employee evaluations of senior staff and attorneys; review and update the office employee manual regularly; assure that office procedures and job descriptions are written down and updated regularly; Oversee the preparation of monthly financial and caseload reports for presentation to the Board of Trustees; keep the Board advised of significant developments within the office or within the broader public safety community that impact the office or its reputation; Oversee and participate in Annual Reports and Annual Audits as required by contract; negotiate or renegotiate property leases; contract for and maintain all necessary insurance plans, including Board liability, business liability, and malpractice insurance. Liaison with the Marion County bench, bar, and criminal justice community; represent PDMC, public defense providers and criminal defense on various local and statewide committees; participate in work groups and pilot projects dealing with various aspects of public defense or criminal law and procedure; testify before the legislature as needed on behalf of specific bills bearing upon criminal law or public defense, and on behalf of funding requests for public defense; appear as a spokesperson for the office and for public defense in general at various community functions; Negotiate a bi-annual contract with the Oregon Public Defense Services Commission to fund PDMC sufficiently to meet current costs and allow for measured growth and adequate compensation for the employees; administer a retirement program for all employees; annually negotiate an adequate and cost- effective health insurance contract. There are other duties and responsibilities not enumerated here. To apply, email a cover letter and resume, to info@pdmarion.org

HEALTH LAW ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., a regional law firm, is looking for a mid-level associate for our health law practice based in either our Portland or Eugene office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible general advice and litigation experience handling health law matters. The person in this position will work closely with one of the firm's senior shareholder attorneys providing advice to health care insurers and handling litigation matters on behalf of these clients.  Candidate must be licensed in Oregon. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence. Please send resume and cover letter to Tina Carey, Human Resources Manager, by email tina.carey@harrang.com or by mail at 1001 SW Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor, Portland, OR 97204. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

IS THERE A HOLE IN YOUR POCKETBOOK? Offices spend $20 in labor to file a document, $120 in labor to find a misfiled document, and $220 in labor to recopy a lost document. Call for free and confidential office assistance – Professional Liability Fund Practice Management Advisors – Sheila Blackford, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao at (503) 639-6911 or 1-800-452-1639.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Ball Janik LLP is seeking a litigation associate for its Portland, Oregon office.  Qualified applicants should have 1-3 years litigation experience, and should be capable of handling complex commercial, construction, and construction-defect litigation disputes.  Outstanding writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as well as strong academic credentials and admission in the Oregon State Bar.  Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample in confidence to Careers, Ball Janik LLP, 101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100, Portland, Oregon 97204.  Applications are also accepted electronically at careers@balljanik.com . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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.

MYATT & BELL P.C., an established Portland law firm near the Washington Square mall, is seeking an attorney with at least five years of experience in estate planning and estate administration.  Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, detailed-oriented, excellent with clients, and possess supervisory and delegation skills.  Our law firm culture is one in which we join together as a team to maintain balanced lives, excellence of work, and high marks for customer service, satisfaction, and loyalty.  Senior associates and junior partners are encouraged to apply in confidence to justinm@myattandbell.com .

PATENT ASSOCIATE – Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP is currently seeking well qualified Associates to join our firm, located in Portland Oregon.  Applicants having at least two years of patent prosecution experience, registered to practice before the USPTO, and holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, are encouraged to submit a resume and writing sample to Christine Pavlyk at info@stofoco.com

REAL ESTATE LAW–Barg Law PC, specializing in complex real estate transactions, is seeking an attorney to join the firm as a shareholder or as an of counsel or associate attorney.  We represent real estate developers and investors and serve as real estate counsel to businesses.  Located in downtown Portland, we offer a congenial, team-oriented working environment with a strong emphasis on professional development.  In our small firm setting, you will be able to work on "big firm" matters without the overhead or administrative obligations of a larger firm. At least 5 years of experience in real estate law, success with building client relationships, and an excellent academic record are required.  Send resume to Whitney Zeigler, whitney@barglawpc.com .

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY – McEwen 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 May 20, 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; Salary expectations. Please note we are only accepting applications from candidates with relevant experience described above.

REAL ESTATE LAW–Barg Law PC, specializing in complex real estate transactions, is seeking an attorney to join the firm as a shareholder or as an of counsel or associate attorney. We represent real estate developers and investors and serve as real estate counsel to businesses. Located in downtown Portland, we offer a congenial, team-oriented working environment with a strong emphasis on professional development. In our small firm setting, you will be able to work on "big firm" matters without the overhead or administrative obligations of a larger firm. At least 5 years of experience in real estate law, success with building client relationships, and an excellent academic record are required. Send resume to Whitney Zeigler, whitney@barglawpc.com .

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS, Hillsboro Planning And Zoning Hearings Officer – The City of Hillsboro invites qualified persons to seek appointment as Planning and Zoning Hearings Officer. Interested persons must submit a completed application along with resume and cover letter as described below. Applicants should include one or more writing samples (such as legal briefs, opinions, or agency decisions) that demonstrate the applicant’s ability to identify and analyze complex factual and/or legal issues. The City Council will appoint a Planning and Zoning Hearings Board Hearings Officer to a three year term, subject to removal for cause. The rate of pay will be $155 per hour. Duties: Presides over land use hearings at which the board will make determinations on applications for conditional uses, modifications of nonconforming uses, variances, and changes to the zoning map and such other applications as the Council or Planning Commission may delegate according to the procedures set forth in the Community Development Code. Qualifications: Minimum qualifications are a degree in law, and experience in either urban planning, public administration, or related field; PLUS, five years experience in fields such as urban planning, land use development and permitting, public administration, administrative law, or a related field; OR, any equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. The applicant is required to be a current member of the Oregon Bar and practicing land use law. State of Oregon experience is preferred. The selection process will consider writing samples, clarity of thought, and verbal expression. Application: Send completed Application Form to the attention of Colin Cooper, Planning Director, City of Hillsboro, 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro OR 97123 or email to colin.cooper@hillsboro‐oregon.gov. The application form can be found on our website: http://www.hillsboro‐oregon.gov/index.aspx?page=38 . Selection Process: A committee of Hillsboro staff members will screen submittals, interview qualified candidates, and recommend qualified candidates to be interviewed by the Mayor. Questions may be directed to Vickie Ward, Planning Department Administrative Support Supervisor, at (503) 681‐6436 or Gretchen Olson, Planning Department Administrative Support Specialist, at (503) 681‐6153.

STAFF ATTORNEY – 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 Staff Attorney to join our North America legal department based in Liberty Lake, WA. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, 0-3 years of transactional experience, and strong academic credentials (top 10% or higher, Law Review, Internships/Clerkships, etc.). The initial responsibilities would primarily include drafting and managing sales transactions (including professional services and the sale and/or license of hardware and software), with the expectation that over time this attorney would be responsible for more complex arrangements, including: reviewing, drafting and managing agreements for a broad range of commercial transactions such as 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, 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 relationships; “hands on” mentality and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Candidates with the above qualifications should email a cover letter and resume to Andy Oranen at andy.oranen@itron.com or in order to apply go to www.itron.jobs .

THE DALLES LAW FIRM – Established two partner practice seeks associate, one partner’s emphasis is personal injury law, family law, criminal defense; the other partner’s emphasis is estate and family business planning, trust and probate estate administration, and taxation. At least 2-5 years of experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Successful candidate will need to be or become licensed in OR and WA. Salary is negotiable and competitive. Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: Charles K. Toole, 112 West 4th Street, The Dalles, OR 97058, or email to: cktoole@thedallesattorneys.com .

THE CITY OF BAKER CITY is requesting proposals for City Attorney services. The position has historically required 15 to 20 hours of work per month. Baum Smith LLC of LaGrande Oregon has provided services to the City for the last several years. Proposals are due on May 20, 2015. The RFP can be requested by writing the City of Baker City, PO Box 650, Baker City Oregon 97814, or accessing it at http://www.bakercity.com/ 

THE CITY OF WEST LINN is an Oregon Municipal Corporation with a city manager form of government that operates under authority of the City’s Charter.  City Council is requesting proposals to provide city attorney services to the City as Special Counsel to address particular land use issues associated with the City’s approval of two conditional use permits.  This position will be supervised by the City Council. Applications are due Monday, May 4, 2015, by 12:00 p.m. Complete information can be found online at: http://bids.westlinnoregon.gov/rfp/city-attorney-services-special-counsel.

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.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, DISTRICT OF OREGON, Public Notice for Appointment of a Full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge – The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Judge Janice M. Stewart. The official location of the position will be Portland, Oregon. The term of office is eight (8) years. A full public notice for this U.S. Magistrate Judge position, qualification requirements, and application instructions are available at ord.uscourts.gov and in the Office of the Clerk at 1000 S.W. Third Ave., Suite 740, Portland, OR 97204. The closing date for this position is June 1, 2015.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, DISTRICT OF OREGON, Public Notice for Appointment of a Full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge – The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Judge Thomas M. Coffin. The official location of the position will be Eugene, Oregon. The term of office is eight (8) years. A full public notice for this U.S. Magistrate Judge position, qualification requirements, and application instructions are available at ord.uscourts.gov and in the Office of the Clerk at 405 East Eighth Ave., Eugene, OR 97401. The closing date for this position is June 1, 2015.

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 .

ESTABLISHED, HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL, SOLO PRACTICE for sale in Bend, Oregon with high net income. Practice focuses on litigation, business, personal injury, corporate, real estate, criminal, etc. Owner willing to work with or train/assist buyer(s) to ensure smooth and successful transition. Practice capable of supporting partners. Experience required. Terms available. Please reply to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad U-29, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

LOOKING TO SCALE BACK – Well-established firm located in Woodburn wanting to scale back and turn over practice. Will provide mentoring and assistance. Respond to the Oregon State Bar, Attn: Blind Ad T-28; PO Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281 or email: blindad@osbar.org with the blind ad number in the subject line.

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



REAL ESTATE


1890 NATIONAL HISTORIC MANSION/OFFICE FOR SALE at $982,500. Located in the Laird Hill Neighborhood Historic District at 3434 SW Kelly Ave in Portland, this 5,775 sf Colonial Revival Mansion on a 10,000 sf lot is the perfect combination of eight offices for your firm and two one-bedroom apartments. Seven on-site parking space, close to downtown and walking distance to OHSU tram and the south waterfront. Call Don Mele at (503) 778-1178 or don@mtwre.com for a flyer or tour. Mele, Taylor & Westerdahl, Inc.Real Estate.

VACATION HOME FOR SALE IN SISTERS, OR – This Tollgate home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 lofts and can easily sleep 10. The community features paved bike paths, pool, tennis court etc. The house has forced-air central heating, a charming woodstove, and fully equipped kitchen. The attached garage mainly houses skis, bicycles, ping pong table and deck furniture. The lawn-covered ½-acre lot (with sprinkler system) faces beautiful, protected forest providing excellent privacy. The house is fully furnished and ready for your family vacation. For sale is an undivided one-fourth ($115,000) or one-half interest ($229,000). Email mdstolowitz@gmail.com



RECREATIONAL RENTALS


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) "inquire about other resorts" (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 cliff side overlooking ocean and Netarts Bay. 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, 4 decks, fireplace, spa tub, washer/dryer, and fully equipped kitchen. $175 per night, $1000 weekly rate plus $100 cleaning fee. ASK ABOUT WINTER RATES. Contact Mary at mexmary@comcast.net or Michael at (503) 478-1280.

PARIS APARTMENT – At Notre Dame. Elegant 2 bedroom, 2 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 - $180 per night, $1100 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 – Cascara Vacation Rentals - Over 120 homes & condos with hot tubs, free Wi-Fi, many pet friendly & with free access to the Sharc aquatic & recreation facility. Contact us today at (800) 531-1130, visit our web site at www.cascaravacations.com or email us at cascara@cascaravacations.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.

ARE YOU STRUGGLING with the business aspect of your practice? Do you want help with the mundane tasks?  We can work with your systems, help you streamline your processes, and get you back to spending more time doing what you love.  Business Management Consulting, LLC *Specializing in law firm management  (541) 728-3403; orbusinessconsulting@gmail.com

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, Beverly Michaelis, Jennifer Meisberger, or Hong Dao 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.

BERNIE (JACK) OF MANY TRADES – Legal, financial, accounting and management assistance. Decades of experience. Attorney & CPA - inactive; former controller/CFO; in-house counsel; office administrator. Heavy experience in complex business litigation. blevy@canby.com , (503) 804-1499. Let me help your firm/client grow.

ESTATE PLANNING, TAXATION, BUSINESS – Newly retired "inactive" attorney/CPA available to assist active attorneys for overflow, consulting and mentoring. I have 30 years’ experience in these specialties. Publications include a chapter in Administering Oregon Estates, numerous articles in the OSB Tax Section Newsletter and my blog (see OregonWillsTrustsProbate.com). Reasonable rates with sliding scale for new admittees.  Contact David Streicher at (503) 928-2530 or davidcstreicher@gmail.com .

FORECLOSURE MEDIATION HEARINGS in Bend and surrounding areas. Are you a debt collection firm? Need an attorney to appear for your hearing? Why travel when you can contract locally? Save time and money. Reasonable Rates. Contact ELY LAW, a Professional Corporation. Phone: (541) 550-3026. Email: info@elylaw.com . Web: www.elylaw.com

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 .

GENERAL CIVIL PRACTICE ATTORNEY –   25+ years experience and expertise in civil transactional and litigation practices. Savvy, reliable, self-starting attorney with exceptional credentials and reasonable rates -- available to join your firm or to assist with projects large or small. Call Catherine Lawson at (503) 616-8910 or (503) 327-8968 or email me at cdlawson2@comcast.net .

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.

INVESTIGATION- BROWN AND HALL INVESTIGATIONS is a private investigation firm specializing in criminal and civil investigations, including witness interviews/locates, background checks, asset locates, domestic investigations and surveillance.  Contact: (503) 816-8442, Email: brownandhall@gmail.com , Website: brownandhall.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) 841-5720 or email admincoordinator@oregonwomenlawyers.org .

NEED PAPERS SERVED in Washington, Multnomah or Clackamas County? 9 Years in business, lowest flat rates in town, no charge if no serve, photos of every serve taken, very professional, fast and courteous, volume discounts available. 1/2 price first time customer serve. Proserve Inc Located in Lake Oswego (503) 828-9080, ask for Shannon.

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.

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.

WASHINGTON WORKERS COMP 30 years experience. More than 2000 cases successfully handled. Contact: Kevin G. Staples, Washington Workers Comp ., (503) 283-3393; (360) 816-2500; kevin.staples@ landerholm.com .



WANTED


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



WILL SEARCHES


SEARCHING for the will for Marilyn Jayne Sager, Portland, Oregon, Multnomah County.  Please contact Thomas Graves, 503-226-8122; Email: tgraves@swiderhaver.com .

SEARCHING for the will for Ronald Alan Klohs, Newberg, Oregon, Yamhill County. Please contact Bonnie Klohs, (503) 537-7657; Email:  bjklohs@aol.com .

SEARCHING for will for Donald Lee Rath, Molalla, Oregon. Clackamas county. Please contact Trudy Rath Lewis, at (971) 202-3464. Email caseapace@Hotmail.com .








TO SUBMIT A CLASSIFIED


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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