Description:

Lafky & Lafky has an immediate opening for an entry to mid-level associate to join its team!

About the Office:
Lafky & Lafky is a well-established full service law firm conveniently located in downtown Salem, Oregon, less than one block away from the Marion County Courthouse! With both strong traditions and modern sensibilities, we pride ourselves on being creative thinkers who are committed to serving our clients, our community, and each other in smart and innovative ways. Lafky & Lafky is currently comprised of three attorneys and four office staff. Our practice areas include employment and labor consultation and litigation; criminal defense; domestic relations, probate, family law litigation; business and commercial formation, transactions, and litigation; professional malpractice and personal injury litigation; and appellate litigation. For more information, please visit https://www.lafky.com

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Active membership in the Oregon State Bar in good standing;
  • Strong work ethic, time management skills, and demonstrated ability to handle a heavy case load;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently;
  • Ability to handle a variety of matters simultaneously to meet client demands;
  • Close attention to detail, superior proof-reading skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment;

Excellent oral advocacy, research, writing, communication, and analytical ability; and 0-3 years of litigation experience, ideally including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation. Judicial clerkship experience will be considered in lieu of or in addition to litigation experience.