Litigation Practice Assistant

08 Jul 2024

Litigation Practice Assistant – Collaborative team environment!

If you have 3-5 recent years of Litigation experience and want to be part of a fun team, this is the job for you!

Dunn Carney is an established downtown law firm recognized as one of the top 10 law firms in Oregon with a strong regional footprint. We also serve clients across the United States and globally through our membership in Meritas. Dunn Carney is a diverse and vibrant practice of attorneys who are acknowledged as leaders in real estate, commercial litigation, insurance, environmental, agriculture and natural resources, corporate, intellectual property and employment law. Our attorneys and staff are also known in the community for their work as board members and volunteers for charities and non-profits.

The goal of the team and our firm is to provide excellent service to our clients. With that in mind, the following are the qualifications and requirements we are looking for:


Enjoy working in a fun team environment.

Observe the highest level of confidentiality within the attorney-client relationship.

Strong organizational skills ability to prioritize and to successfully complete tasks under time constraints in order to meet important deadlines.

Ability to proofread material for contextual, grammatical and spelling errors.

Must have Word skills including, formatting, redline/track changes, styles and cross referencing.

Skilled in procedures and rules from different jurisdictions and the phases of litigation.

Knowledge of:

o Filing procedures and rules in Oregon & Washington courts

o Digital dictation

o Preparation of correspondence, pleadings and other legal documents

o Document management systems for the maintenance of electronic files

o Excel and PowerPoint

Essential Functions:

Docket/calendar deadlines and follow-up with attorneys as necessary ahead of time to ensure tasks are completed timely. Review applicable procedures and rules to confirm deadlines have been calculated correctly.

Schedule appointments, meetings, hearings and depositions. Make sure all other actions outside these arrangements are complete (i.e. prepare confirming communications, notices, retain court reporters, arrange for conference rooms, etc.).

Open new files, request conflict of interest checks from Records Department, maintain all files up-to-date both electronically and physically.

Manage and maintain files from beginning of a case through trial, arbitration and/or mediation.

Coordinate service of pleadings to opposing parties. E-file accurately in state and federal courts in Oregon and Washington

How to apply

We request that candidates submit a cover letter and resume in .doc or .pdf file to when applying for this position. For more information, please visit our website at

Dunn Carney supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All applicants are extended equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, citizenship, religion, age, gender identity, disability, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, medical conditions or any other status protected by law.

  • ID: #52053919
  • State: Oregon Portland 97201 Portland USA
  • City: Portland
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-07-08
  • Deadline: 2024-09-06
  • Category: Legal/paralegal