Job Openings

The Government Law Section is interested in posting information about job opportunities for attorneys with a connection to local, state, or federal government, including courts, school districts and local districts.  Our section membership and outreach primarily includes attorneys who work for government, or who work for private law firms but represent public sector clients.

To make a request to post a job opportunity, please send an email to [email protected].

Assistant Attorney General (Business Activities Section)

The Appellate Division of the Department of Justice has one or more openings for an Assistant Attorney General.  The candidate(s) selected may be placed in the Portland, Salem, or Eugene Legal office, depending on the needs of the division and the preferences of the successful applicant(s).

We are seeking candidates with strong writing skills and superior analytical ability who enjoy grappling with complex legal questions, have a strong work ethic, and work well with both attorneys and support staff.

Candidates must be prepared to handle appeals across a wide range of areas including criminal, post-conviction, civil, and administrative law.  We are particularly interested in candidates who have the potential to take on leadership roles with respect to juvenile dependency appeals.

Details for applying are available here.

Assistant Attorney General (Appellate Division)

The Appellate Division of the Department of Justice has one or more openings for an Assistant Attorney General. The candidate(s) selected may be placed in the Portland, Salem, or Eugene Legal office, depending on the needs of the division and the preferences of the successful applicant(s).

We are seeking candidates with strong writing skills and superior analytical ability who enjoy grappling with complex legal questions, have a strong work ethic, and work well with both attorneys and support staff.

In an ongoing effort to attract and retain diverse candidates, we are hopeful you’ll share our recruitment with members of your association, organization, or section members.

This recruitment is scheduled to close on March 15, 2020.

Details for applying are available here.