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compensation: Percentages of paid project based billings
employment type: contract

Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC, a growing community based business law firm, is looking to obtain legal services from one or several public facing “of counsel” attorneys on an independent contractor basis. Our firm is looking to hire based not just on intelligence and skill level, but on understanding of challenges diverse small business owners from every background face in 2019. Hired of counsel will take projects from consult to completion.

Experience With One or More of These Services Required
General business entity formation (partnerships, LLCs, corporations)
Contract review, drafting, negotiation, and litigating
Commercial lease review, negotiation, and drafting
Demand, collection, and cease and desist letter drafting
Trademark applications and prosecution, licensing agreement negotiation and drafting

Additional Experience With One or More of These Services (Preferred)
Entertainment law
Patent application preparation and filing, prosecution, and infringement case experience (In addition to a state bar, patent bar passage required)
Corporate Process and Structuring (stocks, bonds, etc)
Buy and sell negotiation and agreements, mergers and acquisitions
Franchising/legal processes of other business scaling methods
Tax law
HR and Employment Law

Not arrogant, pretentious, stodgy, or robotic
You’re an attorney who talks with people, not down to them
A sense of humor and sense of community.
Creative problem solver, creative mind
Good listener, and effective oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to work within project time constraints
Requires good standing with Oregon bar membership (or another state if applying based on federal intellectual property law ability). Will consider candidates barred not in Oregon, but Washington.

70% of project billings collected from clients on the work projects that Lawyer completes for the Firm that the Firm assigns. 75% of project billings collected from clients on the work projects that Lawyer recruited to the Firm.

Other Information

Our firm is located in inner SE Portland. We have clients all over Oregon. While there is a preference for Portland based candidates, if it is the right fit, we are open to hiring an of counsel attorney who lives in Eugene, Bend, or Salem.

Preferred Start Date of Monday, August 12, 2019

To apply, please send provide the following:

1.A cover letter explaining a. Who you are/about your background b. Why you would be a good fit. c. Do you/will you have another source of income besides this role if hired?
2.A current resume
3.Three references

Please email these three items as pdf attachments with the subject “Of Counsel Attorney, Applicant _______________(Your name here after Applicant)
to the email provided in this ad.

Rational Unicorn Legal LLC is an equal opportunity employer who provides employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other area prohibited by applicable laws and regulations.
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6938044515


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