Open Positions


BLACK HELTERLINE LLP has a diverse practice in Oregon and Washington, and we are engaged alongside and adverse to the biggest firms in the region. We represent emerging and well-established businesses and institutions, as well as high net worth individuals and families. We take pride in our collegial atmosphere and reasonable work-life balance. Black Helterline is an excellent fit for candidates with prior law firm experience who are looking for a long-term home to develop their skills and build a practice. We are seeking an experienced litigation associate with two to five years of general litigation experience to join our growing Litigation Department. This position involves all phases of litigation including drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, handling hearings, depositions, and assisting with arbitrations and trials. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a group of accomplished lawyers and become part of a team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Two to five years of litigation experience.
  • Solid drafting, legal research and writing, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and a willingness to work well with a team or independently.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Oregon State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity.

Black Helterline offers a competitive salary and bonus package. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Black Helterline is an equal opportunity employer with equal opportunity in hiring and advancement.