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  • 05/17/2018 4:49 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt currently has an opening in its Seattle, Washington, office for a mid-level ligation associate. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: 

    • 3-5 years of solid litigation experience, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation
    • Experience in general business litigation and/or complex commercial litigation
    • Experience in commercial banking disputes, real estate and construction litigation, securities litigation or receiverships is a plus
    • Excellent academic credentials and professional references, as well as solid legal research, writing, and communication skills
    • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence
    • Strong client service ethic
    • Washington State Bar admission is required


    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample (dispositive motion preferred) online to Will Case, Recruiting Manager. 

  • 05/17/2018 4:48 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Snohomish County Superior Court is requesting applicantions from qualified and interested persons for the position of Superior Court Commissioner. Resumes, cover letters, and all other required information will be accepted until close of business (5:00 p.m.) June 8, 2018; the anticipated start date will be August 1, 2018. 

    A job announcement is posted on the Snohomish County Human Resources website at

    Applicants must be a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, provide a copy of the applicant’s bar card and sign a release to allow the Washington State Bar Association to disclose information to the Court Administrator. The release form will be available by contacting Pam Seiber, the Superior Court Administrative Assistant at 425-388-3181. All applicants must be admitted to the practice of law in the State of Washington, and prior to the expected appointment date, applicants must have at least 5 years of experience in the practice of law.

    Application materials should be addressed to:

    Marilyn J. Finsen, Superior Court Administrator

    Snohomish County Courthouse, MS 502

    3000 Rockefeller, Ave, Everett, WA 98201

    They may also be presented to Court Administration, Room 502, 5th floor of the Snohomish County Courthouse.

  • 05/17/2018 4:48 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Cairncross & Hempelmann is seeking a Contract Land Use attorney on a contract basis with at least 1-2 years of land use experience. Details about this position and other opportunities are available online at

  • 05/17/2018 4:47 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join its Intellectual Property Group and trademark practice in its Seattle office. We serve many well-known national companies, including major media, entertainment, and technology brands. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution, and enforcement. Experience with cease & desist letters and enforcement, proceedings before the TTAB, and some trademark litigation experience is preferred. 

    Candidates with law firm experience, excellent client relationship skills, practical insight, creativity and a self-starter mindset will excel in this position. Outstanding writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as well as strong academic credentials. All replies are confidential.


    To apply, please go to our Career page, upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; writing sample (10 pages max) and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.


  • 05/17/2018 4:46 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Are you a dynamic, forward-thinking attorney with some background in the areas of municipal law or have other public sector legal experience? Do you have a love for public service?  Are you a creative problem solver who can help a thriving, diverse city navigate interesting legal challenges?  Are you self-aware and culturally competent?  If so, why not explore the City of Bellevue?  We are looking for an Assistant City Attorney to join our team. Learn more and apply online here!


  • 05/11/2018 9:35 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Pierce County Prosecutor's Office

    County Attorney 2 - $78,301 to $105,693
    County Attorney 3 - $88,810 to $118,804
    Full-time 35 hours per week with benefits

    Revised: CLOSING DATE:  Must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018

    The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is located in downtown Tacoma and employs approximately 213 staff, which includes over 100 deputy prosecutors.  Pierce County has a population of 813,600 and growing.  The office is comprised of the Criminal Division, which includes the Homicide and Violent Crimes Division, Major Crimes Division, Misdemeanor Division, Juvenile Division, Appeals Division, Investigative Services Division, and Victim-Witness Assistance Services Division.  The Criminal Division reviews more than 22,800 criminal cases every year.  The office's Civil Division provides legal advice to county officials and represents the county's interests in court. The Family Support Division protects the best interests of children. Position Summary

    This is high level work in the legal field as a Pierce County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney acting as a legal representative of Pierce County's Public Works Division. Duties may include handling complex public works construction disputes/litigation, all phases of condemnation proceedings, contract and leasing issues, airport, ferry, roads, sewer, flooding, surface water issues, and other projects and clients as assigned. An attorney in this classification exercises independent judgment, initiative and resourcefulness in adapting policies and precedents to complex situations and to provide legal advice regarding a course of action. Duties are performed with professional discretion and within office guidelines, professional ethics and standards, and legal requirements. This is an exempt, represented position.

    • Handles legal matters and litigation on behalf of Pierce County in state court and administrative tribunals. Initially involved at the claim stage, the attorney will remain involved through pre-trial preparation, trial and any appeals taken therefrom.
    • Works directly with officials and appointed department heads to provide legal advice in their official duties, review of existing policies and, in appropriate cases, the formulation of new policies, and the drafting and preparation of legal opinions and memoranda.
    • Direct involvement in both the negotiation and execution stages of the contracting process for procurements, acquisitions and construction projects.
    • Handles condemnation litigation on behalf of Pierce County.
    • Works with the executive, legislative, and other agencies and branches of county government to develop proposed legislation that the county wishes to present to the state legislature.
    • Performs other related work as required.
    Just as important as the ability to perform the essential functions of the position are the following core competencies and characteristics:
    • The ability to focus on how we can best serve the public.
    • The desire and ability to uphold the mission and core values of the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office as outlined below.
    • The ability to interact in a positive and engaging manner with colleagues and members of the community, treating every contact as a valued individual contributing to inclusiveness in the work environment and embracing and promoting diversity;
    • Exceptional interpersonal ability coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • The ability to build partnerships and promote teamwork;
    • A professional image and positive, approachable demeanor;
    • A commitment to teamwork and helping others achieve goals;
    • The ability to multi-task and handle numerous responsibilities simultaneously in a fast-paced working environment;
    • Creativity and open-mindedness;
    • Strong learning acumen;
    • Ability to type on a personal computer at an acceptable level of proficiency for independent production of work product and operate standard office machines and software.
    Mission Statement:
    Pursuing Justice.  Representing the People.  Serving Our Community.
    Core Values:
    Justice:           We vigorously protect the rights of the people of Pierce County and hold offenders accountable.  We support crime victims and their families.
    Excellence:     We maintain the highest standards of personal and professional performance in service to the community.
    Teamwork:    We work respectfully with each other, all members of the justice system, and the community to promote the public good.
    Accountability: We believe in open government and accept responsibility for the decisions we make.  We are fiscally sound, innovative, and operationally efficient.
    Integrity:        We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in carrying out our responsibilities.
    Respect:          We treat our co-workers and all members of the community professionally, fairly and with dignity.
    Good Worker:  Consistently carries out duties of the job and does so ethically, meets expectations and performs professionally. Supervisors shall provide timely and honest feedback to others.
    Good Colleague:  Consistently promotes good will, supports and treats all colleagues in the Prosecutor's Office respectfully and professionally.
    Good Emissary:  Consistently represents the office well with members of the justice system and the community at large, advances goals of the office and acts professionally. Qualifications

    U.S. Citizen (RCW 36.27.010, RCW 36.27.040, and RCW 29) and admitted as an attorney in the State of Washington (RCW 36.27.010) plus at least five years of civil litigation practice, including construction and/or condemnation experience.
    The ability to successfully complete and pass a thorough background investigation and interview is required.  A valid Washington State driver's license is also required.

    Supplemental Information

    To be considered for this opportunity please:
    Complete and submit an online Pierce County Employment Application by selecting "APPLY" above or go to:

    If you do not have internet access, you may visit your local public library or any WorkSource location and use their computers.

    Individuals needing accommodation in the application, testing process or need this job announcement in an alternative format you may call Human Resources at (253) 798-7480, at least two days prior to the need.

    This is a competitive selection process. Your application form will be reviewed and evaluated for the quality and quantity of education/experience in the areas listed. Applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the County's needs will be eligible for further consideration. Notification of application status normally occurs 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date. Short notice may be given to applicants to participate in further selection processes which may include written, oral and performance examinations, and final interviews.
    As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Pierce County welcomes a diverse workforce. Pierce County does not discriminate based on race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.

  • 05/11/2018 9:33 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a mid-level associate with at least 3 years of mergers and acquisitions experience to join our thriving business group.  The business group focuses on mergers and acquisitions, emerging companies and venture capital, corporate governance and compliance, securities, financial transactions, and general corporate counseling for companies in a broad range of industries and at all stages of development, with a particular focus on companies in technology industries.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial office environment while working closely with experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters at a national level.  To be considered, please apply using the link below and provide your cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts.  Apply:


  • 05/11/2018 9:33 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and at least 3 years of experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial office environment while working closely with experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters at a national level.  Apply:

  • 05/11/2018 9:32 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Entry to Junior-Level Health Care Regulatory Associate (Seattle)

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for an entry to junior-level associate to join its Health Care Practice Group. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated interest or experience in health law, including health care regulatory matters; reimbursement; fraud and abuse; health care contract drafting and review; and digital health or telemedicine.  Experience with HIPAA, privacy/security, Medicaid/Medicare issues, Stark and anti-kickback is a plus.  A strong academic background is required as well as excellent legal writing, contract drafting and oral communication skills.  Active membership in the Washington State Bar is preferred.  We will consider entry-level candidates expecting their JD in May/June 2018.  All replies confidential.  To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; and law school transcript.


    Senior-Level Health Care M&A Associate (Seattle or Los Angeles)
    Davis Wright Tremaine is seeking a senior level associate with a minimum of five years of law firm experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant business transactions. The ideal candidate will be able to lead smaller transactions and to second-chair larger and more complex transactions. Experience working on M&A in healthcare services and healthcare technology is highly preferred. We seek candidates who will fit well with our Healthcare M&A team, each of whom has a combination of experience in M&A, the healthcare industry and regulatory issues. Candidates should have that experience or be willing to commit to develop it with the team.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and transactional skills. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, an entrepreneurial mindset, a strong client-service ethic and outstanding interpersonal skills. Active membership in the California State Bar or Washington State Bar is preferred. All replies confidential.  To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; deal sheet and law school transcript.

    Please specify how you heard about this position.

    Hiroko Peraza | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Diversity Outreach Recruitment Manager
    1300 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 2400 | Portland, OR 97201
    Tel: (503) 778-5356 | Fax: (503) 778-5299 
    Email: | Website:

  • 05/11/2018 9:30 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Division I is seeking to establish an eligibility list to fill up to three full time Judicial Administrative Assistant positions. This position acts as confidential administrative assistant, principal paralegal assistant and personal secretary to a judge or judges of the Court of Appeals – Division I. The position also may serve as administrative assistant to the Chief Judge or the Presiding Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.

    See the attached announcement or go to the Washington Courts Employment page to see the announcement and job description.

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