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Litigation Legal Assistant—Collaborative team environment!

If you are a team player and love what you do, we want you to be a part of our team!

About Us:

Miller Nash is an established firm with both strong traditions and modern sensibilities. Although our roots in the Pacific Northwest go back more than a century, we pride ourselves on being creative thinkers who are committed to serving our clients, our community, and each other in smart and innovative ways. Our attorneys and staff enjoy collaborating with one another, and it shows. Candidates and new members of our team often tell us that they are most impressed by the genuine collegiality and caring at our firm. Learn more about us: About Miller Nash.

The Position:

We are seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant with a minimum of 5 years’ recent litigation experience for our Portland office. This role is currently remote (in-office as needed), but will move to a partially remote/partially in-office role sometime in 2022.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, highly organized, and maintain both a professional demeanor and positive attitude. We are looking for someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment, enjoys mentoring less-experienced team members, has the ability to multi-task and prioritize while maintaining a sense of humor, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. Below are some of this role’s responsibilities:

  • Perform a full range of legal secretary duties in the support of your assigned attorneys and the ongoing operation and management of their practice areas while gaining knowledge and experience in those practice areas.
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, orders, and subpoenas from verbal and written instructions, dictation, notes, rough drafts and other materials.
  • Calendar, docket, and schedule hearings, motions, meetings, mediations, arbitrations with notice to interested parties.
  • Proofread and correct prepared materials for correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, syntax, and content.
  • Review legal documents to ensure they are in proper format and contain all necessary portions or related documents for court acceptance; proficiently file legal documents with proper courts including various state courts and federal court (both electronic and manually).

Some overtime may be required.

The Benefits:

  • Full benefits package: medical, dental, life, long term disability, and more,
  • 17 days PTO,
  • 401k and Profit Sharing,
  • Up to 10 ½ paid holidays,
  • Paid professional membership dues,
  • On-site training classes,
  • Access to free gym onsite
  • Regular firm events and socials,
  • and more!

The Location:

Our office is located in the US Bancorp Tower, the second tallest building in the city and affectionately known as ‘Big Pink,’ in downtown Portland.


If you are qualified and interested in being a part of our collaborative team, please APPLY NOW.

Cover letter and resume must be included with your application in order to be considered as a candidate.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Closing Statement

The job postings and HR mailbox are for candidates only. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, and do not have a signed contract with Miller Nash LLP (MN) and have not been asked specifically to submit candidates, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if MN hires the candidate. Direct contact with MN employees in an attempt to present candidates is inappropriate and will be a factor in determining any future professional relationship with the Firm.