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The Commons Law Center is on a mission to revolutionize access to basic legal services for under-served Oregonians, and we are looking for talented and passionate professionals to join us.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides legal services on a sliding scale basis, free community legal education, and practical training for new legal professionals.

Currently Open Positions

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We give low- and moderate-income Oregon residents access to affordable legal help in family law, renter's rights & eviction defense, estate planning, and probate. We're growing quickly and so are often looking for talented legal professionals who can help us expand our mission. 

Skills we often look for in applicants:

  • Comfort working with all kinds of people;
  • Commitment to public interest law and access to justice;
  • Bilingual language ability (Spanish/English); 
  • Willingness to work with a cloud-based workflow management system to manage yourself and your projects in coordination with the rest of the office;
  • Dedication to using quality controls to ensure excellence across programs, including extensive policies and procedures, templates, checklists, and other internal systems and resources;
  • Willingness to support the community legal education program development, including outreach, curriculum development, networking, volunteer recruitment, and general promotions and organizational ambassadorship;
  • Ability to help develop program infrastructure to scale service delivery, including document automation, workflow management systems, templates, and forms.