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Oregon Attorney Assistance Program Hiring Attorney Counselor

September 18, 2017


The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program is hiring an attorney counselor to assist lawyers, judges, law students, and other members of the legal community with a wide range of personal issues including substance use, career transition, behavioral health, and stress management. Primary responsibilities include individual counseling and referrals to community resources, facilitation of support groups, CLE presentations, and crisis intervention.


Preferred applicants will have 1) substance use and behavioral health counseling experience, including recovery support, group facilitation, crisis intervention, and trauma counseling; 2) a counseling or social work license, counseling certification, or equivalent experience and willingness to obtain relevant certification/license; 3) five years of experience practicing law or equivalent relevant experience and knowledge of the legal community; 4) if in recovery, a minimum of five consecutive years in recovery; and 5) writing and public speaking expertise.


Applicant must be flexible, organized, empathetic, self-directed, and a team player.


Position requires travel throughout Oregon. Salary dependent on experience. Excellent benefit package. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Shari R. Gregory, LCSW, JD, OAAP Assistant Director, with the subject line: OAAP AC Position - your name. No phone calls please.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 27, 2017



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