Job Details

Managing Attorney

Company name

Oregon Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Hillsboro, OR
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Profile

Managing Attorney Responsibilities: Responsible for creating and maintaining an excellent legal aid office as defined by criteria for manager evaluation and program values statement. Will handle and supervise impact litigation and individual cases, with a significant emphasis on class action lawsuits and other impact cases in state and federal courts. Will engage in education and outreach to clients and community groups, and will build positive and effective relationships with community partners. Will promote mutual respect, acceptance, and teamwork among a diverse staff, and will challenge and inspire others to achieve positive results and grow professionally.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Demonstrated commitment to justice for low-income communities. A high degree of initiative and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. Strong interpersonal communication skills, self-awareness, sense of humor, positive attitude. Experience with complex, impact litigation. Demonstrated ability to think creatively about how to address low-income clients’ legal issues. Demonstrated ability to mentor individuals and facilitate effective team interactions. Preferences: Experience representing low-income clients, especially non-English-speaking communities. Admission to Oregon Bar or willingness to take next exam. Leadership and supervision training and/or experience. Personal experience with poverty, disability, or any other minority status or affiliation.

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Company info

Monica Goracke
Oregon Law Center
230 NE 2nd Avenue,
Suite F
Hillsboro, OR 97124