Job Details

Honors Attorney

Company name

Portland City Attorney Office

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 17,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 69285 Annually


Portland, OR
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Honors Attorney The candidate provides new attorneys an invaluable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a wide range of legal disciplines alongside more experienced attorneys. Participants will assume substantial individual responsibility for their work, will have the opportunity to gain courtroom experience, will closely observe municipal government in action and will independently draft legal documents. Participates in periodic events to introduce them to the work of the City Attorney’s Office and will have the opportunity to attend a variety of training sessions. Participants will receive on-the-job instruction and mentorship advice from some of the most senior members of the City Attorney’s Office. Handles a broad variety of assignments from all Practice Groups in the City Attorney’s Office. Must be admitted to the Bar of the State of Oregon (or expect to be admitted shortly after appointment) and be eligible to practice law before the courts of the State of Oregon at the time of appointment. Should have recent law school graduates, newly admitted lawyers and judicial clerks who are committed to public service. Must have academic achievement, writing skills and a demonstrated interest in and commitment to government service or public interest law. Note: This is is a two-year program.

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Company info

Kim Sneath
Office Administrator
Portland City Attorney Office
1221 SW 4th Avenue,
Ste 430,
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-823-3085
Fax: 503-823-3089