Oregon State Bar Job Opportunities





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CLE Customer Service Specialist


We are looking to fill the position to 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.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Assist customers with seminar registration and product selection, timely answers related event and product questions via phone and email, and direct other questions to appropriate OSB staff with a level of customer service set forth by the Director of CLE Seminars.
  • Process phone, in-person, mail, and hard copy transactions by entering payment data directly into the accounting system and reconciling transactions.
  • Assist customers with live event, webcast, and on demand registration and account set up via phone; answer teleseminar and on demand and product sales questions via phone and email. Direct more complex questions to appropriate CLE Seminars staff or vendors for technical assistance.
  • Create email lists and send email marketing.
  • Order seminar products from vendors and Copy Center.
  • Enter and retrieve customer information using several customized databases.
  • Assist with live seminar preparation, on-site registration, and clean up.
  • Provide routine back up to CLE Seminars Assistant position for a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Maintain CLE Service Center inventory of CLE Seminars and Legal Publications products; recycle or otherwise dispose of outdated inventory and packaging.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. Ability to manage cash transactions without the use of a cash register or terminal.
  • 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 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 CLE Seminars 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 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 and shelving product.
  • Ability to work in varied environments and locations.
  • Ability to answer a multiple line telephone with a headset. 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 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 work irregular hours. Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to use appropriate transfer equipment to transport department equipment and supplies.

For this salary range, the minimum is $20.19 per hour. 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: CCS
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



Director of Finance and Operations



We are looking to fill the position responsible for the Oregon State Bar’s (OSB) financial management in accordance with GAAP including planning, budgeting, analysis, and reporting. Also responsible for the safekeeping of assets and tenant and lease management. Oversees management of facilities operations and maintenance and the Distribution Center.

The OSB regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public.


Essential Duties include the following:

  • Provides input and recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of Governors (BOG) Budget and Finance Committee on matters of overall bar financial policy.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs, and evaluates the bar’s fiscal function and performance.
  • Prepares timely and accurate financial statements and reports. Provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports, and financial trends in order to assist the CEO, the BOG, and bar management in performing their responsibilities.
  • Responsible for development of the OSB annual budget and five year financial forecast in consultation with the CEO for approval by the BOG.
  • Formulates and carries out internal operating and financial policies and procedures for the bar in consultation with the CEO.
  • Closely monitors the bar’s operating and capital reserves and bank accounts.
  • Invests the bar’s short-term and reserve funds in accordance with the bar’s investment policy. Optimizes banking relationships and initiates appropriate strategies to enhance the bar’s cash position.
  • Responsible for all state and federal reporting requirements including the biennial audit.
  • Responsible for evaluating and securing insurance needs for the bar.
  • Responsible for the management of the leased space in the building. Works with brokers to secure tenants and negotiate terms of leases.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of OSB long-range planning, introduction of new programs and strategies and regulatory actions.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of department within policy guidelines set by the CEO and the BOG. Develops the long- and short-range plans for the department. Held accountable largely on the basis of results through the program measurement process.
  • Approves all cash disbursements and signs checks as financial officer of the bar.
  • Works with the Controller to maintain and assure systems of internal control to safeguard the financial assets of the bar.
  • Works with all department directors and managers in preparation of department budgets, monitoring monthly revenues and expenditures, and other assistance. Provides technical financial expertise and advice, and educates program directors and managers on financial issues impacting program budgets.
  • Supervises staff of the Finance and Operations Department including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, retention, scheduling, coaching, and reviewing work and evaluating performance. Makes recommendations to the CEO on employment and termination of staff.
  • Develops annual budget for the Finance and Operations Department with approval of the CEO and monitors all revenue and expenditures.
  • Monitors section annual budgets and financial reporting. 
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure a service orientation toward members and other recipients of program services and to ensure cooperation and teamwork among program staff. 
  • Fosters cooperation and teamwork among program staff and with other bar departments. Promotes customer service orientation toward members and other recipients of program services.
  • Models behavior and provides leadership that values diversity and incorporates inclusive and culturally competent practices.


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

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business, public administration, or a related field. Graduate study in accounting, finance, business, public administration preferred. CPA or equivalent experience desired.
  • Five years of experience in a senior management role to include financial and administrative experience with program planning, strategic planning, administration, evaluation, budgeting, and resource allocation, and developing, analyzing, implementing, and evaluating strategic initiatives that align with business needs. Prior experience working with an association, government, or other not for profit organization preferable.
  • Three years supervisory experience preferably to include accounting, facilities, and operations.
  • Experience in facilities management to include rentals and tenant and lease management.
  • Experience with reporting accurate fiscal information to people with little to no background in accounting or finance.
  • Experience with business process mapping to include analysis of current state, to be designed, and gap analysis.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures.  
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access database management programs. Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software or a comparable accounting software program.
  • Experience in the evaluation and transition of accounting software systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong complex project management and time management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution and management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills before large and small groups.
  • Strong self-motivation skills requiring minimal supervision with ability to balance independent and team-oriented work.
  • Excellent critical thinking, negotiation, consulting, problem solving, decision making, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base in a variety of situations and with various interest groups or individuals with conflicting and competing needs, desires, and demands.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in keeping with the objectives and policies of the Finance and Operations Department and the Oregon State Bar. 
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department and between departments.
  • 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 and budgetary purposes and typing.
  • Ability to make presentations before small and large groups of people and with or without using presentation software and equipment.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight, inside and outside Oregon, to meetings and seminars.
  • Ability to perform detailed work requiring concentrated effort.
  • Ability to report to work during off hours for emergencies.


For this salary range, the minimum is $107/k per yeaer. 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: DF
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


Public Records Coordinator and General Counsel Assistant


We are looking for someone to provide timely response to public records requests, secretarial and administrative assistance to the General Counsel’s Office, and backup support to the General Counsel Program Coordinator and Adjudicator Assistant.



Essential Duties include the following:

  • Accepts requests daily by telephone, voice message (multiple message lines), e-mail, letter, or in person for public record information. Evaluates and responds to requests appropriately and in a timely fashion. Directs inquirers to appropriate resources as necessary.
  • Retrieves information from electronic records or source documents. Protects confidential information by preventing unauthorized release both verbal and in writing and ensures confidential material is segregated from disclosed records in both paper and electronic form.
  • Schedules and conducts appointments for review of public records.
  • Prepares fee estimates and appropriate paper and electronic copies in response to records requests.
  • Maintains bar departmental record retention policies.  Schedules General Counsel’s file destruction in compliance with record retention policy.
  • Assists with the appeals to General Counsel of complaints dismissed by Client Assistance Office.  Records, tracks, and monitors timelines to ensure timely processing of matters.
  • Assists with supporting the work of the Unlawful Practice of Law and State Lawyers Assistance Committees, including intake and assignment of new matters; preparation and distribution of agenda materials; follow-up with outcomes; file maintenance; and data maintenance and preparation of reports. Tracks and monitors timelines to ensure prompt resolution of matters and necessary follow up.
  • Responsible for Fee Dispute Resolution new matter intake and database entry. Responds to program inquiries from the public and members.  Provides assistance to panelists as needed with scheduling and with locating and securing hearing space. Tracks and monitors arbitration timelines to ensure prompt resolution of matters and conducts necessary follow-up to close cases.
  • Assists General Counsel with maintaining litigation files, including keeping records of litigation holds.
  • Makes regular contact with lawyers, staff, members of the public, and the judiciary to provide information and answer questions about requirements for General Counsel’s Office programs and a wide variety of other subjects within the responsibility of General Counsel’s Office. Analyzes inquiries and determines appropriate referral within the bar.
  • Demonstrates professionalism, courtesy, and appropriate tact and discretion in all interactions with members, the public, and bar employees.
  • Primary backup for General Counsel Program Coordinator and Adjudicator Assistant.


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 supplemented with some completed college or business school course work.
  • Two years progressively responsible administrative experience to include a proficiency in composing business correspondence.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods.
  • Experience with paper and electronic records management preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with database programs preferred.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a consistently high level of internal and external 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 General Counsel’s Office and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department and between departments.
  • 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 remain in a stationary position 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 lift and move up to 35 pounds for purposes of transporting case files. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

For this salary range, the minimum is $22.26 per hour. 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: PRC
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



Referral and Information Services Assistant


One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


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 respond to requests for legal information and assistance from attorneys and members of the public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via email, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs additional clerical and support work for the Member and Public Services Department when needed.


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

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent GED certificate.
  • At least one year of college, business, or secretarial school desirable.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or over the telephone.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume telephone work preferred.
  • Experience with the justice system and social service networks serving the state preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word and Excel. Experience with database programs preferred. Ability to perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone, sitting, and working with a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

One Position
Monday through Friday - 4 Hours Per Day
Afternoon Shift– 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Shift


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour. 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: RIS
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



Referral and Information Services Assistant - Bilingual - Spanish and English


Two Positions
One Morning Shift – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
One Afternoon Shift– 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


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 respond to requests for legal information and assistance from attorneys and members of the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking public.



Responsibilities include the following.

  • Provides professional customer service while conducting confidential and sensitive bilingual, Spanish and English, telephone interviews with members of the public needing the assistance of an attorney or a community resource in Oregon.
  • Uses custom entry-and-retrieval database program to perform attorney referrals according to geographic location and area of law needed.
  • Performs clerical and secretarial work necessary to support the referral programs.
  • Handles referral requests from members of the public requesting legal assistance via email, telephone, in person, and in writing.
  • Exhibits professional customer service while assisting attorneys with program registrations, profile changes, and Lawyer to Lawyer referrals.
  • Screens Modest Means applications for client eligibility based on income and case type.
  • Performs additional clerical and support work for the Member and Public Services Department when needed.


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

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent GED certificate.
  • At least one year of college, business, or secretarial school desirable.
  • Ability to fluently speak, write, and read Spanish and English.
  • Experience managing difficult people in person or over the telephone.
  • Experience with office record-keeping and reporting systems, financial record-keeping systems, and administrative organization methods preferred.
  • Experience with high-volume telephone work preferred.
  • Experience with the justice system and social service networks serving the state preferred.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite in a Microsoft Windows environment with particular emphasis on Word and Excel. Experience with database programs preferred. Ability to perform advanced database operations.
  • Ability to type 40 WPM with accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment in determining an appropriate course of action for a referral and sound judgment in keeping with the policies and objectives of the Referral and Information Services Department and the Oregon State Bar.
  • Ability to exercise professional demeanor and a high level of customer service for a potentially demanding customer base.
  • Commitment to the concept of teamwork and cross-responsibility within a department.
  • Ability to communicate in person, in writing, by email, and by telephone.
  • Ability to manipulate data for program purposes and typing. Ability to position self for purposes of filing.
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer peripherals.
  • Ability to remain on the telephone, sitting, and working with a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a moderately noisy, open environment.

Two Positions
One Morning Shift – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
One Afternoon Shift– 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Salary range starts at $16.84 per hour plus $.80 per hour additional bilingual skills premium. 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: RISB
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 Bar’s Director of Human Resources or the Bar’s ADA Coordinator at hr@osbar.org or call (503) 620-0222.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when requesting a reasonable accommodation. “Genetic information” as defined by GINA, includes an individual’s family medical history, the results of an individual’s or family member’s genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual’s family member sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual’s family member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.

The bar’s general ADA information is available here.