Oregon Consumer Justice

Oregon Consumer Justice is committed to advancing consumer justice, shaping an equitable and inclusive marketplace, and improving Oregonians’ rights as consumers. 

We’re working to advance consumer justice for all by pushing for strong public policies that protect consumers, and holding the government accountable to protect consumers (advocacy); performing research and providing other support to Oregon’s legal community, so it’s better positioned to defend consumer rights (legal); educating and empowering Oregonians on their rights as consumers (consumer); and partnering with organizations around the state that are actively supporting Oregon consumers (community).

May 09, 2022
Full time
$175,000 - $200,000 yearly
Oregon Consumer Justice Remote (Remote until Fall/Winter 2023. At that time, in office in Portland, OR)
Position Overview The Oregon Consumer Justice Legal Director will lead OCJ’s work to create a more just and equitable consumer marketplace in Oregon by building and overseeing the Oregon Consumer Justice Community Legal Institute (OCJCLI). The OCJCLI’s efforts will include the use of legal strategies including impact litigation, direct representation of consumers, advancing community lawyering efforts, and engagement with and training of prospective and existing legal practitioners and law students. As a thought partner and collaborative visionary across issues, areas, and departments, the Legal Director’s key responsibilities will include: shaping and managing a strategic, innovative litigation docket at the federal, state, and regional level, including assessing actions’ potential for impact and identifying and engaging appropriate counsel. in partnership with other OCJ staff, developing and implementing the inaugural strategic vision for the Oregon Consumer Justice...