Interns will assist the outreach staff and caseworkers, research local and national policy issues, help with constituent communication through mail and phone calls, and attend meetings with the Congresswoman. High school seniors or college students are considered. read more
Deputy District Attorney
The candidate will work in the misdemeanor criminal prosecution unit and the advanced level position will be in the felony criminal prosecution unit. Positions are responsible for all aspects of the prosecution of criminal cases, including charging decisions, case management, negotiations and trials. Applicants for the DDA III or IV position must have at least two years of prosecution experience including experience handling a felony-level caseloa... read more
The interns gain valuable experience and first-hand understanding of how the legislative process works. Interns assist with answering phones, data entry, and general office systems operations. Interns assist district staff with casework and outreach as well as perform many of the research responsibilities conducted in Washington DC and staffing the Congressman at district events. College students and recent graduates are considered. Priority is given to s... read more
Legal Assistant II
The candidate will work directly with attorneys and investigators to assist in the zealous representation of indigent clients. Will serve as liaison between client, attorney, client’s family and elements of the criminal justice system; assess client needs, refer as appropriate to Alternatives Advocate; and coordinate necessary services. Screen all cases for conflicts. Conduct initial and subsequent interviews under the direction of an attorney. These i...
The candidate will learn and expand upon the following skills: Trial preparation and presentation; Interviewing of witnesses and victims; Legal research and writing; Evidence review; Court appearances (actual court appearances require Oregon Supreme Court certification). Will be given the opportunity to attend community meetings and training classes, observe trials and other courtroom proceedings, tour the county jail facilities and complete a Ride-Along with a c...
Contract Specialist / Procurement Analyst, GS 11-13
Duties: The candidate may support any of the programs and offices across the Agency. Will award, administer, and close-out contracts to support these programs and may procure complex studies; technical & professional services; professional training services; specialized equipment; or IT supplies/services. These programs administer large dollar, multiyear contracts; financial assistance agreements; task/delivery orders; in...
Assistant Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation
The candidate will review and evaluate disciplinary investigations, seek authority for and pursue formal proceedings, pursue negotiated resolutions where appropriate, and recommend appropriate outcomes to the State Professional Responsibility Board (SPRB). Gather documents, interview witnesses, conduct legal research, and analyze facts and law. Represent the bar in formal disciplinary proceedings authorized by rule and/or the SPR...
Municipal Court Judge
The candidate performs duties related to arraignments, including accepting a plea, accepting proof of compliance, and entering a disposition. Conducts proceedings on traffic citations, limited criminal cases reduced to violations, rulings on evidence and fact-finding. General policy oversight of case management in a court with an annual caseload of approximately 25,000 to 35,000, mostly traffic violations. Reviews written pleas from defendants and ent...
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Loan Assistant / Specialist (Agricultural) - GS 5 – 9
The candidate conducts interviews with loan applicants, reviews loan applications and makes preliminary inquiries to develop factual information to assess the eligibility of applicants. Provides technical advice, guidance and credit counseling to loan applicants and borrowers. Has delegated loan approval authority to approve loans within a specific limit. Makes recommendations on agency farm loan programs and eligibil...
Candidate will help develop and grow immigration unit, Immigrant Defense, which is committed to stopping deportations by providing legal assistance and representation for noncitizens who are most vulnerable to deportation. Will include offering consultations to persons in removal proceedings and identifying potential defenses in immigration court, assisting with pro se immigration applications before USCIS and EOIR, and representing clients in both det...
Community Law Chief Attorney
The candidate will have responsibility for business planning, fund raising and managing relationships with a wide range of partners and funding bodies, as well as for the management of the staff. This position reports to the Executive Director of MPD and is responsible for the retention of current grants, acquisition of new grants, stewardship, reporting, and management of the grants portfolio. Will have responsibility for business planning, fu...
Capital Team Attorney
The candidate provides court appointed criminal defense services in capital cases in various counties. Review charging instruments, police reports, and other discovery provided by the State. Meet with clients and learn the client’s goals for the representation and any special needs of the client. Conduct their law practice according to all applicable statutes, practice standards, and the Oregon. Rules of Professional Conduct. Attend regular training...
The candidate provides court appointed criminal defense services in both Multnomah and Washington counties, Oregon. Attorneys who are assigned to a trial unit will review charging instruments and police reports and other discovery provided by the State. The attorneys will meet with clients and learn the client’s goals for the representation and any special needs of the client. Attorneys then determine what further investigation to undertake and direct that inves...
Forester (Silviculture), GS 07-09
Duties: The candidate will be responsible for development, planning, and application of silvicultural methods and practices. Will apply field practices that implement assigned silviculture decisions by the manager, following the manager's instructions. Collect field data such as numbers of trees by species or by defined condition criteria. Analyze data collected following manager instructions to suggest potential treatment methods that can... read more
The intern will be assisting full-time staff in responding to various constituent requests, updating computer records and drafting general correspondences. Will be assisting full-time staff in preparing briefing summaries, observing floor proceedings and attending meetings related to specific legislation. Assisting full-time staff in developing detailed responses to constituent concerns and policy questions. The intern will be exposed to a variety of prim... read more
Legal Assistant III
The candidate will support dedicated attorneys handling juvenile or child welfare litigation, which includes the areas of child abuse and neglect as well as the termination of parental rights. Will examine documents to ensure that all necessary legal deadlines and due process requirements are met; ensure the proper preparation and timely filing and serving of legal pleadings in the appropriate courts and on the various parties; distribute court orders t... read more