Administrative Assistant Paralegal Position

Sanger Law PC is a Portland-based utility, energy, and administrative law firm serving clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. The firm is seeking an administrative assistant with some paralegal responsibilities to begin early June 2021. This position is part-time with the opportunity to become full-time.  

Applicants can find more information about the firm here: www.sanger-law.com

Duties may include but are not limited to:
• Organizing pleadings, testimony, discovery, and other documents in the office filing system;
• Filing pleadings, testimony, discovery, and other documents with the courts and administrative agencies;
• Maintaining a calendar of assigned cases, meetings, and events;
• Printing and mailing;
• Proof reading and cite checking documents;
• Helping conduct and organize discovery;
• General office management and upkeep;
• Formatting, preparing, and drafting document templates and routine pleadings;
• Providing assistance to attorneys in trial and hearing preparation by conducting non-complex research of litigation, statutes, regulations, and court cases;
and
• Other administrative tasks as assigned.

Eligible candidates possess the following skills and abilities:
• Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality with client and firm information;
• Good judgment and ability to make reasoned decisions;
• Ability to learn and establish effective follow-up and follow-through procedures;
• Ability to maintain a professional rapport with clients and co-workers;
• Computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe and Google Drive;
• Analytical skills;
• Attention to detail;
• Planning and organizing skills;
• A self-starter initiative;
• Project management skills;
• Written and oral communication skills;
• High work standards;
• Customer service oriented;
• Demonstrated ability to work in team settings;
• Professional demeanor and attitude;
• Adaptable and able to work on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment; and
• Work with detailed information and work independently.

The preferred candidate will have:
• Experience with, or a demonstrated interest in learning, administrative and energy regulatory law;
• Four-year college degree or paralegal certificate; and
• Prior office experience.

Hours: 30-40 hours a week, 8am-5pm weekdays and occasional weekend work.
Salary: Commensurate with experience, starting at $20/hour.
Benefits: Holiday and paid time off. Medical/dental benefits negotiable.

Application: Email Min Hu (min@sanger-law.com) with a cover letter explaining your interest and experience (no more than one page), résumé (no more than one page), and a list of three references.

Deadline: Open until filled.

At Sanger Law, diversity is a core value, and inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees.