Oregon Department of Justice

The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ), headed by Attorney General Ellen F. Rosenblum, serves as the state’s law firm. The Oregon DOJ employs about 1,300 individuals statewide and has a biennial budget of approximately $550 million. The agency is headquartered in Salem and has ten legal and 13 child support offices throughout the state.

In addition to providing legal representation to state government, the DOJ advocates for and protects all Oregonians, especially the most vulnerable, such as children and seniors. The Oregon DOJ and its nine divisions are tasked with running programs related to child support », charitable activities », district attorney assistance, crime victim compensation » and consumer protection ».

In all, the DOJ and attorney general have responsibility and authority under more than 350 state laws.

The Oregon DOJ has nine divisions. They include:

$88,488 - $171,120 yearly
Oregon Department of Justice Salem, Oregon, USA
Apr 06, 2021
Full time
The Oregon Department of Justice is seeking applicants for at least two Salem-based attorney positions in the Tax and Finance Section of the General Counsel Division.    The Tax & Finance Section represents the Oregon Department of Revenue, as well as the many other agencies related to state banking and finance.  This position is primarily a tax attorney position and offers a diverse and stimulating tax-related practice advising and representing the state’s taxing authority on emerging state and federal tax issues.     The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for providing advice to the Department of Revenue and representing the agency in proceedings in the Oregon Tax Court, the Oregon Supreme Court and occasionally in federal courts, but may also advise and represent other state agencies on tax related issues.  In addition, the attorney in this position may be assigned work advising and representing the Oregon Employment Department in unemployment...
$88,488 - $171,120 yearly
Oregon Department of Justice Salem, Oregon, USA
Apr 06, 2021
Full time
The Oregon Department of Justice is seeking applicants for at least two Salem-based attorney positions in the Tax and Finance Section of the General Counsel Division.    The Tax & Finance Section represents the many agencies that provide financing to a variety of recipients to stimulate economic development, provide affordable housing, assist with healthcare needs, and address many other crucial needs throughout the state.  This position offers a diverse and stimulating finance-related practice. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for providing advice to state agencies, and drafting, reviewing and approving contracts related to federal and state-funded grants, loans and other financing agreements.   The position duties include providing legal advice to client agencies, such as the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department and Oregon State Treasurer’s office, as well as reviewing and providing advice regarding grants, loans, and other...