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Civil Rights Attorney / Employment Attorney in Portland, OR

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Company name

Victim Rights Law Center .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Civil Rights
Finance - General
Government and Government Relations
Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Nov 21,2017

Posted on

Sep 15,2017

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Senior Attorney Responsibilities: Supervise the direct legal services team. Represent sexual assault survivors on civil matters, including safety, privacy, education, housing, employment, immigration, and financial issues. Provide mentoring, skill building, and leadership to promote staff growth, team cohesion, and individual professional development among legal staff. Lead effective outreach efforts and promote access to services, especially among marginalized or under-served communities. Help administer Oregon-based state and federal grants including data collection, grant reporting, and grant deliverables. Collaborate with grant and other community partners, allied organizations, and Massachusetts staff.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Current member in good standing of the Oregon State Bar. 8 years legal experience; at least 4 years as a practicing attorney in Oregon. Courtroom and litigation experience. Commitment to providing trauma-informed, survivor-centered services. Experience managing a team of attorneys and support staff. Preferred: Experience working with sexual assault survivors. Demonstrated commitment to serving marginalized or under-served communities. Experience managing state or federal grants.
First round of interviews: mid to late October
Anticipated start date: late November or early December.
Deadline: September 29th, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Victim Rights Law Center .
520 SW Yamhill
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204