Claims Assistant

The Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund (PLF) is hiring a full-time claims assistant to join the PLF Claims Department. The PLF is the mandatory provider of primary legal malpractice coverage for Oregon lawyers in private practice. As a PLF Claims Assistant, you will provide support and coverage for the Claims Department. Primary job duties will include: secretarial and clerical support for the PLF claims attorneys, primarily as a floater to cover vacations, sabbaticals, illnesses, etc.; maintenance of departmental records and files; backup for Claims Department file opening/closing; administrative assistance to the PLF’s Practice Management Assistance Program with office closures; and reception desk relief.

Preferred applicants will have:

  • Computer and MS Office proficiency
  • Strong editing, transcription, proofreading, and grammatical skills
  • Experience working in litigation and/or insurance
  • Experience with paperless filing systems
  • The ability to be organized, flexible, and professional
  • Oregon notary certification

This position is based in Tigard. The salary range is $46,118-58,516, depending on experience. The PLF offers an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Oregon PERS/OPSRP retirement program, health insurance, and other benefits.

Application Deadline: October 29, 2021. Background check required.  No phone inquiries.

Please email your cover letter and resume to:

Jeff Crawford
HR Manager
Subject line: Claims Assistant Position – (your name)


The PLF is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at the PLF are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or identity, age, disability, family or parental status, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: October 29, 2021