Of Counsel Attorney
Virtual law firm located in North Seattle seeks experienced attorney to engage in each of the firm's practice areas of business law, estate planning and probate. This is a part-time independent contractor position, with pay dependent on hours billed, but is intended to be a long term opportunity to develop a practice and become Of Counsel to the firm. Successful candidate will:
· Possess a strong interest in and enthusiasm for all of the firm's practice areas, and be experienced in at least one of them.
· Start off with strong legal skills, and possess a continual drive to improve in all aspects of his/her work product.
· Be able to set up an appropriate home office to perform work on an on-going basis.
· Be available to bill 400 - 600 hundred hours annually.
· Be willing to travel to the firm's North Seattle conference room to meet with clients on an on-going basis.
· Be willing to spend 5-10 hours monthly, which is time that will not be billed to the firm, in developing a client base by enthusiastically participating in the firm's marketing efforts including: (1) a willingness to speak to potential clients in initial consultations; (2) speaking at continuing legal education courses and other events; (3) writing articles for publication; (4) actively and consistently participating in social media; (5) attending marketing events; and (6) blogging on a monthly basis. Please note that an existing client base is desirable, but not required.
· Participate in our legal community in some meaningful way, such as involvement on a Bar committee.
· Participate in pro bono or some other non-profit activity.
· Be nice, communicative, highly professional, ethical, and approach the practice of law at all times with high integrity, in order to maintain the firm's strong reputation.
· Be willing to participate collaboratively as part of a virtual team.
· Be a natural at providing a high level of accessibility, responsiveness, and caring customer service to our clients.
· Want to build a great professional reputation in our legal community while working part-time.
· Have a desire to find "a place to call home," in a professional sense, on a long-term basis.
Does this sound like you? It's a fabulous, and unique, opportunity for the right person. If interested, please contact NorthSeattleLawFirm@gmail.com, and include a resume and cover letter. Please do not attempt to contact the firm in any way other than the e-mail address provided.
ESTATE PLANNING ASSOCIATE – Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Portland, Seattle, Washington DC, New York, Anchorage and Beijing, is seeking a mid to senior level associate to join its estate planning practice in the Portland office. Successful candidate will have at least 5 years of estate planning and trust administration experience, an LL.M. in Taxation and/or extensive experience in estate and income tax, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission is required. Washington license is a plus. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com.
TAX ASSOCIATE – Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, New York City, Anchorage and Beijing, is seeking a mid-level tax associate to join its tax practice in the Portland office. Candidates must have 3-5 years of law firm experience, an LL.M. in Taxation, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, a focus on income tax (corporate, partnership and individual), particularly with regard to business transactions, planning, entity formation and federal, state and local controversy, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission is required. Although based in Portland, the successful candidate will be involved in projects originating in our other offices as well. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample toCareersPDX@gsblaw.com.
SALARY Annually $143,686.40 - $184,204.80 OPENING DATE: 03/13/17 CLOSING DATE: 04/10/17 05:00 PM
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The City of Tacoma is recruiting for a Hearing Examiner for conducting adjudicative proceedings pertaining to a wide variety of City functions.
This is a full-time administrative and professional position of a quasi-judicial nature. The position is responsible for conducting quasi-judicial adjudicative proceedings concerning a number of City functions including, but not limited to, land use environmental permits; local business and occupational taxes and business licensing; local improvement district formations and assessment rolls; discriminatory practices under the City's Human Rights Code; forfeitures under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act; utility billing disputes; civil infractions imposed for various permit violations; Ethics Code violations; Minimum Building and Structures Code violations; and Nuisance Code violations. In most instances, the decision of the Hearing Examiner constitutes the final decision by the City. The work of the Hearing Examiner is exercised independently of other City departments, commissions, boards, and agencies. Supervision is exercised over a small staff.
The successful candidate must have expertise in quasi-judicial processes and procedures, e.g., conducting pre-hearing conferences; conducting of informal hearings and formal adjudicative proceedings and post-hearing procedures; a working knowledge of the rules of evidence in the administration adjudicative context; possess knowledge in municipal law including: land use/environmental law; regulatory licensing law; local B & O tax law, and employment law; be knowledgeable concerning statutory and case law relating to conflicts of interest, appearance of fairness, and limitations on ex parte contacts; have the ability to prepare well-reasoned and legally sound findings of fact, conclusions of law and decisions or recommendations, and complete accurate records and reports; and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with departmental officials, other employees, regulatory agencies and the public.
This position requires the ability to conduct proceedings in a fair and impartial manner which projects actual and the appearance of fairness and to perform the duties of the Hearing Examiner in accordance with high ethical standards. The successful candidate must possess good interpersonal skills, be able to independently perform their job responsibilities, and effectively manage a small office. In addition, this position is a contributing member of Tacoma's Senior Management Team.
Tacoma is an international, ethnically diverse community and the third largest city in the State of Washington. With a backdrop of Mount Rainier, the Cascade Mountain Range and Puget Sound, residents enjoy the Northwest's pristine environment and natural recreational. Tacoma offers an excellent quality of life including professional theater, dance and music; art galleries and museums. Excellent educational facilities are located nearby, including the University of Washington Tacoma, Evergreen State College, two Job Bulletin http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tacoma/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1684566[3/13/2017 4:19:43 PM] private universities, three community/technical colleges, and numerous trade and business schools.
For more information about Tacoma and the surrounding area, please visit: City of Tacoma | Chamber of Commerce
City of Tacoma Recruitment
As a part of Tacoma's 2025 Citywide Vision and Strategic Plan, the City has embraced the goal of the City of Tacoma workforce reflecting the community it serves. The City actively works to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play
QUALIFICATIONS: An attorney licensed to practice law in Washington or is a member of the Washington State Bar Association who has been granted judicial status. A minimum of 5 years of Washington municipal, county or state law practice or private practice experience in areas of the law that are within the jurisdiction of the Hearing Examiner. Substantial experience serving as a local Hearing Examiner or appearing in a representative capacity in local or state quasi-judicial proceedings is desired.
SELECTION PROCESS & SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Interested individuals should complete the online application, attach a resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position and attach two (2) writing samples of quasi-judicial decisions that the individual entered in cases or briefings that have been submitted to a court or administrative tribunal in a matter that relates to one the of Hearing Examiner's areas of jurisdiction.
Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position may be invited to participate in an interview. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
For assistance with the NEOGOV application process, questions regarding this job announcement, or if you are experiencing complications while applying, please contact the Human Resources office at (253) 591.5400 before 5:00 pm of the closing date of the job announcement. This will allow us to assist you before the job announcement closes.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.cityoftacoma.org ALTERNATIVE FORMAT MAY BE OBTAINED AT: Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, WA 98402-3764 253-591-5400 firstname.lastname@example.org An Equal Opportunity Employer
Columbia Legal Services Executive Director position closes March 24th.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is inviting applications for a full time Staff Attorney.
The ACLU of Washington is a non-profit, public interest organization devoted to protecting civil rights and civil liberties. Its staff and numerous volunteers work in a fast-paced, friendly and professional office.
We have just posted a Patent Litigation Associate Attorney - Jr to Mid-Level position for our Seattle office.
Here is the job description:
The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a Patent Litigation Associate Attorney with a minimum of two years' experience to join our growing and dynamic Intellectual Property Litigation practice group. Qualified applicants will have a background in computer science or electrical engineering, or significant experience with patent litigation involving software and hardware. General commercial litigation experience is also helpful.
Candidates must have a J.D. and active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar, and either a member of the Patent Bar or qualified to sit for the exam. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, references, and academic credentials are required. To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager; resume; copy of your undergrad and law school transcripts; and a brief writing sample.
At the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, we aspire to be the best public law office in the nation. We are committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people. It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available.
If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following Assistant Attorney General opportunities.
Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit in Seattle (Deadline: 3/20/17)
Torts Division in Olympia (Deadline: 3/19/17)
Criminal Justice Division in Seattle (Deadline: 3/12/17)
Revenue and Finance Division in Olympia (Deadline: 3/12/17)
Labor and Personnel Division in Olympia (Deadline: 3/12/17)
Government Compliance & Enforcement Division in Olympia (Deadline: 3/13/17)
Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO. It is the recognition, respect, and appreciation of all cultures and backgrounds and the fostering of the inclusion of differences between people. Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment. The core values of the AGO are served by a strong commitment to the value of diversity and by promoting an inclusive workplace. The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring any information in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693 or Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 orwww.washingtonrelay.com.
The position closes on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 4:00pm Pacific Time.
Interested applicants can view the job description at the following link:
The Immigration Practice Group of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a mid-level business immigration associate in its Seattle office. Qualified candidates will have experience handling all aspects of business immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas (H-1B, L-1, E, TN, O-1, P-1, B-1); immigrant visas (EB1, EB2, EB3, and PERM); and I-9 audits and other immigration compliance issues. The group is collegial and fast paced, and this position provides excellent opportunities for professional development and growth.
Candidates must have an active, in good standing, state bar license; excellent academic credentials, writing skills, and references. All replies confidential.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruitment Manager; resume; and a copy of your law school transcript.
No Third-Party Submissions Accepted At This Time.
Davis Wright Tremaine believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine's policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to an employee's race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law.