Associate Attorney for Succession Plan
Are you a go-getting, entrepreneurial superstar attorney? Do you already have a book of business? Do you want to build your book of business on the company dime and time? Are you interested in planting roots and succeeding a long established law firm owner? If you answered yes to these questions, then we want to meet you!
We are a small general practice law firm in downtown Portland seeking to add an associate attorney to our team who can grow into an equity owner sharing in management responsibilities. This is a long term career opportunity that will allow the right person a lucrative prospect for professional and financial success.
We share office space in a conveniently located high rise with two subtenants and have formed a tight knit collaborative group. We are looking for the right personality fit in addition to the right skillset. We regularly have office socials and enjoy the benefits of getting to know each other off the clock.
Ideal applicants will have at least 5 years’ experience, a portable book of business and ambitions to join in further developing their business with ours. We will consider attorneys practicing in virtually any area of law. Trial experience, business experience, foreign language skills (Spanish and/or Russian) are all pluses. Superior analytical, verbal and written skills, a competitive spirit as a team player, commitment to deadlines and a strong work ethic are essential. Oregon Bar membership is required and Washington Bar membership is preferred.
You should be interested in all aspects of running a business; want to be an active participant in contributing to the success of the firm; and, ambitious to grow professionally. You are eager to be mentored and groomed to become a partner.
Initial compensation and benefits will depend on experience, size of existing book of business and qualifications. Typical benefits offered include health insurance, parking, commissions, profit sharing and a structured bonus plan.
If you think this sounds like the perfect fit and want to be considered for the position, please send a cover letter, resume, references and a writing sample to Heather Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial salary and benefits will depend on experience and qualifications.