Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





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Assistant General Counsel and Client Assistance Office Attorney



The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and provide initial response and disposition to all inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Receives and reviews inquiries and complaints concerning the conduct of attorneys. Analyzes facts and legal issues to determine whether misconduct may have occurred and exercises discretion to dismiss matters or refer for further investigation.
  • To the extent possible and as resources permit, assists clients and lawyers to resolve issues not involving misconduct.
  • Manages a high volume case load.
  • Issues written opinions regarding inquiries and complaints.
  • Responds to telephone contacts from the public.
  • Serves as back-up to provide telephone ethics assistance to members as needed.
  • Assists in development of long- and short-range plans, policies, and procedures for the Client Assistance Office (CAO).
  • Provides input on the evaluation of support staff.
  • Responsible for coordination or oversight of specific program functions as assigned.
  • Assists with CAO staff training.
  • Speaks and writes on ethics issues for continuing legal education (CLE) programs and Oregon State Bar (OSB) publications.

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

  • Graduation from an accredited law school. Admission to the practice of law in Oregon.
  • Four years of legal experience, preferably in a government or private practice involving litigation.
  • Experience managing a heavy caseload.
  • Knowledge of legal ethics rules and principles. Experience in resolving legal ethics issues helpful.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access or other database programs. Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent skills in legal analysis, legal research, and writing.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Strong self-motivation skills requiring minimal supervision.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen, use tact, and resolve conflict through informal telephone mediation.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.
  • Ability to work with various groups or individuals with conflicting demands.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of CAO and the OSB.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position and maintain focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to maintain focus and perform work requiring concentrated effort for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone for long periods of time.
  • Ability to make presentations before large and small groups of people.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.

Salary: $6,554 per month minimum, depending on experience. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: CAO
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



CLE Customer Service Specialist



The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and provide customer service for registration and sales transactions of all Oregon State Bar (OSB) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars and products, Legal Publications products, and other OSB events and products.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Assists customers with seminar registration and product selection, timely answers related event and product questions via phone and email, and directs other questions to appropriate OSB staff with a level of customer service set forth by the Director of CLE Seminars.
  • Processes phone, in-person, mail, and hard copy transactions by entering payment data directly into the accounting system and reconciling transactions. Assists customers with live event, webcast, and on demand registration and account set up via phone; answers teleseminar and on demand and product sales questions via phone and email. Directs more complex questions to appropriate CLE Seminars staff or vendors for technical assistance.
  • Creates emails lists and sends email marketing. Orders seminar products from vendors and Copy Center.
  • Enters and retrieves customer information using several customized databases.
  • Assists with live seminar preparation, on-site registration, and clean up.
  • Provides routine back up to CLE Seminars Assistant position for a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Maintains CLE Service Center inventory of CLE Seminars and Legal Publications products; recycles or otherwise disposes of outdated inventory and packaging.

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate. Three years of customer service or support-related work in a call center or sales environment required. One year secretarial, clerical, or office assistant experience. Familiarity with the legal profession desired.
  • Familiarity with online learning platforms, including online registration, payment, and customer account information retrieval, desired. Experience with the use of modern office and business equipment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs. Experience with or ability to learn Great Plains accounting software or other accounting platforms and GroupMail software. Experience performing data entry and database manipulations and retrieval work with high accuracy. Experience providing customer service via electronic communication methods. Type 40 WPM with accuracy. 10-key skills preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with a strong ability to use tact.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of calls while consistently exercising a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to manage cash transactions without the use of a cash register or terminal.
  • Ability to pay strict attention detail. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines with minimal direction in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. Ability to work with various groups of people with competing demands.
  • Ability to exercise a professional demeanor and a consistently high level of customer service and problem-solving skills for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the objectives and policies of the department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Committed to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by e-mail, and by telephone. Ability to answer a multiple-line telephone with a headset.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time. Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in varied environments and locations. Ability to position self for purposes of filing and shelving product.
  • Ability to manipulate data for data entry and program purposes. Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort. Ability to work irregular hours.
  • Ability to lift up to ten pounds overhead to stock inventory and 30 pounds overall.
  • Ability to travel within the Portland metro area when needed to assist with seminar registration.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

Salary: $19.03 per hour minimum, depending on experience. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: SVC
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



CLE Seminars Assistant



The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public. We are looking for someone to join our dedicated team and provide a variety of clerical, administrative, and program support for the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminars Department.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Responsible for a broad scope of administrative and seminar functions and tasks related to supporting the department.
  • Responds to a high volume of inquiries from Oregon State Bar (OSB) members, staff, and non-members.
  • Collects speaker materials and forms and distributes to appropriate bar staff.
  • Assists CLE Seminars Event Coordinator with event preparations and performs on-site registration activities as assigned.
  • Provides additional coverage for a variety of department functions, including assisting CLE Service Center customers with CLE registration, product orders, and inquiries made via phone, email, and in-person, and operating webcasting equipment during live seminars.
  • Enters, manipulates, and retrieves data for speaker and seminars reports, forms, and mailing lists and creates and maintains hard copy and electronic seminar and department files using appropriate software for schedules, reports, and forms.
  • Drafts, proofreads, and finalizes department correspondence as directed. Sends HTML broadcast email using appropriate software.
  • Photocopies and scans a variety of documents. Prepares and distributes department mail. Orders seminar and office supplies.

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate.
  • Three years of experience in an administrative role, with a business meeting or continuing education capacity preferred.
  • Experience proofreading documents. Formal training in proofreading or grammar preferred.
  • Experience using various presentation software, audio/visual equipment, and media storage formats (e.g., CD, DVD, and media clips).
  • Experience with membership management database entry, retrieval, and manipulation preferred. Experience with entering and retrieving data from a CRM (customer relationship manager) system preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word (including mail merge), Excel, and Outlook. Experience with accounting software preferred. Familiarity or ability to learn Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Dreamweaver, etc.) preferred. Ability to type 50 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict management skills with a strong ability to use tact.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in a variety of event, administrative, and customer service situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be committed to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within the department and the OSB.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines with minimal direction in a fast-paced, detail-oriented, team environment. Ability to pay strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise a professional demeanor and a consistently high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the CLE Seminars Department and the OSB. Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to reliably transport seminar equipment and material to offsite seminar locations.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment. Ability to work in varied environments and locations.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing.
  • Ability to operate a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds using appropriate transfer equipment.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, for CLE events, meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Salary: $19.03 per hour minimum, depending on experience. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.



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

(please note: building location directions here):

Director of Human Resources
Attention: CLE
Oregon State Bar
P.O. Box 231935
Tigard, OR 97281-1935

Fax to 503-598-6985 or email to hr@osbar.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer



The Oregon State Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. The Bar does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be forwarded to the Barís Director of Human Resources or the Barís ADA Coordinator at hr@osbar.org or call 503-620-0222.

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