Workers’ Compensation Attorney

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Compensation Lawyer

Associate Attorney – Workers’ Compensation
Location: Portland, Oregon

Bar Admission: Must hold a valid license with the Oregon State Bar or Washington State Bar (OR and WA bar preferred)

Experience: 1-7 years of practicing law, with some background in workers’ compensation law preferred.

About the Position:

We are searching for a talented and driven lawyer to join our expanding team in workers’ compensation law. As an Associate Attorney, you will have a vital role in advocating for injured workers and safeguarding their legal rights. Collaborating closely with senior attorneys, you will handle all aspects of workers’ compensation cases, including client intake, investigation, negotiation, hearings, and litigation. This position presents an exceptional opportunity for a skilled attorney to gain valuable experience and make a significant impact on the lives of our clients.

Responsibilities:

Conduct interviews and investigations with clients.
Create and implement case strategies.
Compose legal documents, pleadings, and motions.
Perform legal research and analysis.
Prepare for and attend hearings and depositions.
Negotiate settlements with insurance companies and employers.
Represent clients at hearings and, if necessary, in court.
Maintain accurate and timely case files.
Effectively communicate with clients, colleagues, and opposing counsel.
Stay current with changes in workers’ compensation law.

Qualifications:

Hold a JD degree from an accredited law school.
Must be admitted to the Oregon or Washington State Bar (OR and WA bar preferred).
1-7 years of legal experience, with some prior involvement in workers’ compensation law preferred.
Demonstrate strong analytical and writing abilities.
Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team setting.
Committed to providing exceptional client service.
Attention to detail and highly organized.
Proficient in legal research and technology.

Benefits:

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Supportive and collaborative work environment.
Opportunity for professional growth and development.
Make a tangible difference in the lives of your clients.

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