Duties: Handle all aspects of defending civil suits from preparing the answer to trial verdict, in both state and federal court. Formulate defense strategy and plan for investigation of lawsuits and refine these strategies as litigation progresses. Determine liability, comparative fault, injuries and damages, settlement value and verdict potential. Prepare motions against the complaint, discovery motions, and dispositive motions. Locate and interview wi... read more
Duties: Provide guidance to the Board of Directors, Executive team, and senior team members on legal matters related to all aspects of operations. Maintain the highest level of professional and ethical standards, acting in compliance with both the letter and spirit of applicable laws and regulations. In partnership with the CEO and department leads, identify, prioritize, plan and implement risk management and compliance projects and strategies. Oversee Ente... read more
Local Legal Initiative - Attorney
The candidate will be litigating impact cases involving access to court records/proceedings and issues arising under freedom of information laws, including the drafting of pleadings, motions and briefs and arguing motions. Will be handling administrative appeals under freedom of information laws and similar prelitigation matters under applicable laws. Managing relationships with partners across Oregon. Conducting educational trainings for... read more
The candidate will provide leadership and management for the seven-person office. Will be responsible for creating and maintaining an excellent legal aid office as defined by the criteria for manager evaluation and program values statement. 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. Should preferably have 10 years of relevant experien...