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Assistant Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation

Oregon State Bar, Tigard, OR 97224

Job - Law

Close Date: 05/31/2019

Assistant Disciplinary Counsel - Litigation

The Oregon State Bar (OSB) regulates the practice of law in Oregon and provides a variety of services to its members and the public.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are looking for someone to provide counsel to the Oregon State Bar (OSB) in the evaluation, investigation, and, where appropriate, litigation through trial and appeal of ethics complaints made against Oregon lawyers.

Responsibilities include the following:

Responsible for reviewing and evaluating disciplinary investigations, seeking authority for and pursuing formal proceedings, pursuing negotiated resolutions where appropriate, and recommending appropriate outcomes to the State Professional Responsibility Board (SPRB).

Gathers documents, interviews witnesses, conducts legal research, and analyzes facts and law.

Represents the bar in formal disciplinary proceedings authorized by rule and/or the SPRB through trial or settlement and, when required, on appeal before the Supreme Court.

Maintains high-volume caseload in a timely and professional manner, working independently or in consultation with others on staff as needed.

Provides input to Disciplinary Counsel on matters of policy, rulemaking, budget, and office organization.

Models behavior that values diversity and incorporates inclusive and culturally competent practices.

Serves as a public speaker in CLE seminars or other forums dealing with discipline and legal ethics.

Candidates may have any satisfactory equivalent combination of the following experience & training which ensures the ability to perform the work.

Graduation from a four-year college or university and from an accredited law school. Active membership in the OSB.

Five years of law practice with emphasis on civil litigation and/or appellate work. First chair civil litigation trial experience preferred.

Excellent skills in legal analysis, legal research, and writing.

Strong organization and time management skills and practices.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent presentation and public speaking skills before large and small groups.

Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills with strong ability to listen and use tact.

Ability to work independently and in a team environment both efficiently and courteously.

Salary range minimum starts at $7,814 per month. The OSB offers excellent benefits including voluntary 6% participation in the PERS program.

Send resume with a cover letter to Director of Human Resources, Attention: ADC, Oregon State Bar, P. O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281. Fax to 503-598-6985 or e-mail to

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