Associate Attorney – Estate Planning

Saalfeld Griggs Business Lawyers has an immediate opening for an associate attorney in our Estate Planning practice group, with positions available in our Bend, Oregon office.



We are looking for 2023 J.D. candidates or experienced attorneys for our growing office in Bend. Successful candidates will have 0 – 5 years of experience in the practice of law. This position will work with 3 experienced attorneys who have over 60 years of combined estate planning experience. We offer a competitive salary (DOE), benefits, and the potential for additional bonus compensation.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Candidates in the top one-third of class preferred. Law Review and/or trial competition experience a plus.


Practicing Law at Saalfeld Griggs

At Saalfeld Griggs, our attorneys work in close partnership with business owners, entrepreneurs, and some of the Northwest’s most successful companies to help them achieve their goals. We don’t practice every kind of law — we focus on legal challenges faced by businesses and their owners. In our specialized practice areas, we bring a depth of expertise typically matched only by large, regional firms, but with close client relationships and a collegial atmosphere that only smaller firms can provide. We work in a team-oriented environment and our associates have significant client contact from the very beginning.

The Estate Planning & Probate Group specializes in preparing trusts and estate plans for individuals and families, and advising trustees and personal representatives on trust administration and probate issues.  Our expertise also includes business succession and charitable planning, preparation of state and federal estate and gift tax returns and counsel on related tax matters, and specialized irrevocable trust planning.


To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts, writing samples, and references to the attention of Laura Pike by emailing In your cover letter, please identify which practice group or groups you are interested in applying for. See for more information about our firm.