Legal Northwest

Serving the Portland Community Since 1985

About Us

Legal Northwest is exclusively devoted to the placement and recruitment of temporary and full-time legal staff.  Having served the legal community since 1985, we understand the legal industry and the demands of legal staffing.

We understand that the success of a law firm depends upon the quality of its employees. To offer our clients superior candidates, we utilize thorough and creative recruiting methods. We listen carefully to our clients and our candidates to understand their needs, and then scrupulously match candidates keeping in mind job duties, work style and overall fit. Our service to clients and candidates will be swift, reliable, efficient, and confidential.


Legal Northwest serves over 300 law firms, corporate counsel, and governmental agencies. In turn, our work with these firms and businesses further enhances our knowledge of the legal profession and expands our ability to serve our clients.

Trusted by Legal Professionals

We work in the best interests of our candidates and our clients to ensure the best possible match. We make a point of getting to know our clients and candidates because we truly care about making the right placement for both. Legal Northwest is committed to holding itself to the same high standard of ethics followed by the legal community we serve.  As such, all of the positions posted by Legal Northwest reflect legitimate, open positions with our clients.

Partnered with the Legal Community

Legal Northwest is the staffing partner to the Multnomah Bar Association, providing bar members with support staff that is high quality, cost-effective and professional. We also support and remain active partners with local groups such as the Oregon chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (Oregon ALA), Oregon Paralegal Association (OPA) and the National Association of Legal Assistants

We believe in building relationships and maintaining a strong presence within our community. In addition to our exclusive partnership with the Multnomah Bar Association, we actively support multiple legal and non-profit organizations and local businesses in the greater Portland area.


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