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The Marion County Circuit Court is seeking applicants for a Hearings Referee position with the court.   This recruitment is to develop a pool of qualified candidates for future Hearings Referee positions that may come open within the next year.

As a Hearings Referee…

You will preside over a variety of legal matters before the court, including but not limited to routine preliminary criminal proceedings; dependency and delinquency hearings; small claims and landlord/tenant motions, hearings, and trials; support enforcement hearings; and other cases as assigned. You will have Pro Tem appointments as a Circuit Judge for felony, misdemeanor, dependency, delinquency, violations, small claims, and civil cases. You may rotate through these duties as required due to courtroom coverage needs.

Saalfeld Griggs Business Lawyers has an immediate opening for an associate attorney in our Real

Estate & Land Use practice group.

Working at Saalfeld Griggs

At Saalfeld Griggs our attorneys work in close partnership with business owners, entrepreneurs,

and some of the Northwest’s most successful companies to help them achieve their goals. We

don’t do every kind of law — we focus on legal challenges faced by businesses and their owners.

In our specialized practice areas, we bring a depth of expertise typically matched only by large,

regional firms, but with close client relationships and a collegial atmosphere that only smaller

firms can provide. We work in a team‐oriented environment and our associates have significant

client contact from the very beginning. Saalfeld Griggs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salem is Our Home Base

Salem is a great place to live, to get connected to a vibrant community, to raise a family, and to

explore the great outdoors. We offer an affordable cost of living, minimal traffic hassles, plentiful

outdoor space, and lots of local events and recreation venues. Drive one hour in any direction,

and you’ll find even more adventure — the rustic Oregon coast, the Cascade mountains, nightlife

in downtown Portland, and PAC‐12 collegiate and professional sports.

Practicing Law at Saalfeld Griggs

The Real Estate & Land Use practice group serves clients with drafting and negotiating

commercial and real estate transactional documents, resolving real estate disputes, obtaining

land use entitlements, and handling appeals before local and state administrative and

adjudicative bodies.


We are looking for graduating and experienced attorneys for our expanding Real Estate & Land

Use practice group. Successful candidates will have 0 – 5 years of experience in the practice of

law. We offer a competitive salary (DOE) and benefits and the potential for additional bonus


Successful candidates will possess:

 Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills

 Strong attention to detail. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks

 Ability to work independently and collaboratively

 Strong interest and motivation for career advancement within the private practice of law

Candidates in the top one‐third of class preferred. Law Review, trial competition, or relevant real

estate or land use experience a plus.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts, writing samples and references in confidence to

Jenny Lucas, P.O. Box 470, Salem, OR 97308‐0470. You may also email this information to See for more information about our firm.

Litigation Association - Downtown Portland

Seifer Yeats Zwierzynski & Gragg is seeking an Associate Attorney with at least three to five years of experience in construction law or litigation. The ideal candidate has experience that demonstrates: (a) excellent research, writing and analytical skills; (b) attention to detail; (c) confidence in taking depositions and/or in presenting oral argument in the courtroom; and, importantly (d) a strong desire to accelerate the learning process by becoming actively involved in the handling of complex cases. Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Oregon. Admission in Washington is a plus, but not required. We provide a team oriented working environment with competitive salary. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, and resume to Dan Gragg at

Marion County Bar Association
PO Box 333
Salem, OR 97308

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