Legal Intern - Portland

Job Description

Key Position Details

GEICOs fast paced, high volume Portland Staff Counsel office (located in Downtown Portland), is looking to hire a summer Law Clerk . Candidate must have completed at least first year of law school. Job duties include, but are not limited to drafting motions, document review, report writing, extensive discovery practice , pre hearing statements and preparing discovery summaries under the direction of an attorney and any other duties the manager may require. May be able to observe trials, arbitrations and depositions as well.

Candidate must be able to write clearly and persuasively.

Familiarity with Oregon law a plus as is any experience in civil litigation and trial work. Writing sample required.

Qualifications: Filing - Lifting - PC Experience - Phone Experience - Public Contact - Standing - Word Processing.

Schedule: Temporary Full Time position. Required to work 38.75 hours per week during summer. Looking for individuals interested in litigation practice after law school graduation.

Salary: $23.00 / hour.

About Geico

For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply

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