STAFF ATTORNEY -SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL CLINIC
Located in downtown Portland, the Small Business Legal Clinic’s (SBLC) mission is: (1) to provide free or sliding-scale business transactional legal assistance to small and emerging businesses, primarily those owned by low income women, minorities, or recent immigrants and (2) to provide law students with hands-on experience in the practice of business transactional law, and to instill in them the importance of providing pro bono legal services to the community.
The Staff Attorney will be part of the legal team at the SBLC. Legal work will focus on providing business transactional legal services to small and emerging businesses. The Staff Attorney will also conduct community outreach with micro-enterprise development agencies, local government entities, and other members of the Oregon State Bar who have the potential to provide pro bono services at the clinic.
The starting salary is competitive with other public interest organizations and may be adjusted depending on experience, with excellent benefits. To apply, please send resume, brief recent writing sample, and list of references to Lewis & Clark Law School, 10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland, OR 97219 to the attention of Steve Goebel. No phone calls please. Lewis & Clark is an equal opportunity employer and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.
Active member of the Oregon State Bar with a minimum of two years experience with business law transactions.
Must successfully pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
Driving is necessary and applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. Applicant(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.
Deadline for submission is April 19, 2013. For more information on Lewis & Clark Law School, please visit our web site at http://law.lclark.edu/centers/small_business_legal_clinic/.