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Casualty Associate

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Casualty Associate The candidate will involve all phases of litigation, and includes drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, and handling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and trials. Will work with a group of accomplished lawyers and become part of our nationally-recognized litigation team. An exceptional academic record, along with excellent oral and written communication skill is essential. Must have 4+ years of private law firm practice. Strong legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skill is essential. Must have strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment. Must be admitted to practice in Oregon (additional Washington bar membership or ability to obtain in the near future preferred).

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a 5-7 page writing sample

Company info

Carol OConnell
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC.
888 Southwest Fifth Avenue
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204-2017

Review:

"Good Attorneys but Poor Management"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 21, 2017

The management should continue to invest in internal resources and new employees. For attorneys I can say that hours can be very long and expectations can be sky-high.

Pros : The Attorneys at Bullivant Houser Bailey PC are some of the best in the legal industry - exceptionally bright, fair minded and of high integrity and ethics. Work content provides opportunities to be creative and analytical. Ability to work with different departments and offices.
Cons : Typical corporate law firm hierarchy and detachment. Management did not address work-related problems I had with a new hire for about 2 months. Associates and paralegals are grossly overworked and very little skill development. Management is not open to new ideas and very slow to develop new processes.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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