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Law Firm

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Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Sep 29,2017

Posted on

Dec 05,2016
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Municipal Law >> Municipal Law
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Attorney Responsibilities: Representing clients directly under supervision of shareholder/partner. Prioritizing and diligently monitoring numerous and diverse client tasks for timely completion. Developing transactional water rights, demonstrating superb knowledge of options available to clients under the law, and proficiently completing transactional tasks. Litigating before administrative, state, and federal forums, often involving unique matters of first impression, including all phases of litigation from commencement to post-trial and appeals. Effectively delegating to support team and communicating related to ongoing client matters. Billing required hours on a daily basis, and providing complete narratives of all billed time to justify client invoices. Traveling to remote, rural areas as necessary or desired for client development and representation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Member of Oregon Bar. Licenses in Idaho, Washington, Utah, Nevada or California a plus. Connections and knowledge of the agriculture industry and/or management of local governments. Background or education in water law, hydrogeology, property, real estate, land use, agriculture, municipal/local government, and/or energy. State, federal, and/or administrative litigation experience. Transactional administrative agency and contracts experience. Proven written and oral advocacy skills. Proven networking skills including teaching, training, speaking, and writing. Competence working in an all-digital environment. Strong work ethic. Willingness and ability to bill of 1600+ hours annually. Drive to participate in networking events and engage in rainmaking in addition to meeting billable hour requires. Comfort working in close, family-type, team environment. Desire to work at a small firm, business. Ability to “learn by doing” with minimum supervision. Capacity to learn and conform to firm policy standards. Adaptability to a variety of environments “on the road,” including travel to rural locations and working remotely. Strong verbal, communication, networking, and relationship-building skills.

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