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ProfileHonors 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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Portland City Attorney Office
1221 SW 4th Avenue,
Portland, OR 97204