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O’Connor Weber Seeks to Hire Appellate Attorney

Law Firm Description

O’Connor Weber LLC is a four-attorney law firm in downtown Portland specializing in appeals, criminal defense, post-conviction, and defense of people and small business in administrative actions. The attorneys at our firm routinely appear before the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Oregon Supreme Court, and the Federal District Court for the District of Oregon. Our office is in downtown Portland. We offer a collaborative work environment and a flexible work schedule.

Job Description

We seek a full-time attorney to join our firm. An applicant must have excellent legal research and writing skills and possesses the ability to work both independently and as part of our team. The applicant should have 1-5 years of experience representing clients on appeal, preferably in criminal or post-conviction cases. Although not required, some trial-level experience is preferred. Similarly, experience with administrative proceedings is not required but preferred. Initially, job duties will include representing clients in court-appointed cases before Oregon’s appellate courts in post-conviction appeals, habeas corpus appeals, direct criminal appeals, and juvenile delinquency appeals. Future job duties will depend on a successful applicant’s personal interests because we believe the best attorneys love what they do.

Benefits

Starting salary range is $5,834-$6,500 per month. Attorneys are eligible for compensation increases based on performance. We offer health insurance (medical and dental) and the firm pays for 100% of the cost for full-time, salaried employees. We offer a matching program if an eligible employee elects to contribute to a retirement account.

Application Submission

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to jobapplication@oconnorweber.com. We will start considering applications on January 6, 2019. Position open until filled.

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