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Litigation Pratice Assistant/Legal Secretary

Stoel Rives LLP, Portland, Oregon

Job - Law

Close Date: 02/28/2018

Stoel Rives is seeking a Litigation/Bankruptcy Practice Assistant to join its Portland office. This position provides legal and administrative support to two litigation attorneys and one bankruptcy attorney. Duties will include preparing and electronically filing pleadings with Oregon state, federal and bankruptcy courts, communicating with clients on behalf of the attorney, monitoring court deadlines, proofreading and formatting documents, processing attorney time entries and billing, scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, processing expenses, and other administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and attributes:
• At least five years of experience providing administrative support in a litigation and/or bankruptcy practice
• Knowledge of rules in Oregon federal and state trial, bankruptcy and appellate courts
• Experience filing documents electronically using Odyssey File & Serve and CM/ECF
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong organization, grammar, and proofreading skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent internal and external client service skills
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and special projects and readjust as priorities change
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working in a sometimes a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
• Ability to be flexible, take initiative, and follow-through with tasks


About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law. For more information, follow us @stoelrives or visit

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