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  • 10/14/2020 3:37 PM | Anonymous

    Job #: 2020-28

    Status: Regular, Full-Time

    Location: Olympia, Washington

    Salary: Range 66: $70,956 — $93,132 per year (DOQ)

    Opens: October 13, 2020

    Closes: Open until filled; first review of applications to begin October 27, 2020.

    Candidates are encouraged to apply early. AOC reserves the right to close the

    recruitment at any time.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and following the state’s health and safety recommendations for the community and our employees. We will be conducting our recruitment process remotely.

    POSITION PROFILE

    This position elicits business requirements, provide expert systems analysis services, and assist with quality assurance for statewide systems that support all levels of Washington courts.

    The position works under the general guidance and direction of a manager in the Court Services Division, the Business Analyst works closely with many other business and technical staff at AOC and partner agencies, and with judicial officers, county clerks, court administrators, and other court personnel to elicit and document requirements that support application development, modification, configuration, and testing. This position works independently under general supervision. Decisionmaking is carried out according to general guidelines and defined rules/procedures, although some areas require interpretation and/or development of possible approaches.

    Detailed information (scope of responsibility, essential activities, and key competencies, etc.) can be found by viewing the Job Description at Washington Courts Careers, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts and the Announcement.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     Plan, schedule and lead the management of requirements for complex solutions

     Elicit business requirements from internal and external subject matter experts

     Serve as a liaison between stakeholders and technical personnel to ensure that business needs are clearly defined, understood and translated into technical solutions

     Translate business requirements into user stories, use cases and acceptance criteria

     Develop and maintain requirements documentation

     Develop and maintain requirements traceability matrices for requirement management and re-use

     Analyze requirements for completeness and testability

     Review test results to confirm that test acceptance criteria have been met

     Provide consultation to project stakeholders

     Conduct intensive, in-depth systems analysis for new or enhancements for small to large and highly complex applications and systems

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS

    A Bachelor's degree with a focus on Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or business analysis or related field; AND;

    Four (4) years of business analysis experience on IT projects that cross program or agency boundaries.

    Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) or as a Certified Business Analysis

    Professional (CBAP) through the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), OR completion of a business analyst certification from a university or college.

    HOW TO APPLY / APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

    Interested applicants who meet the qualifications and competencies in this announcement are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

    The following items are REQUIRED for your application to be considered complete. Note: ALL sections of the Application must be completed.

     Cover Letter (no more than two pages)

     Resume (chronological)

     Judicial Branch/AOC Application for Employment

    The Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be found at www.courts.wa.gov/employ, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts, the Application is located at the bottom of the page.

    It is preferred applications be emailed to employment@courts.wa.gov in a PDF format (Word documents are also accepted).

    You can also mail your materials to:

    Administrative Office of the Courts

    Attn: Human Resources

    PO Box 41170, Olympia, WA 98504-1170

    Faxed copies can be sent to 360-586-4409. Late applications will not be accepted when a deadline is expressed.


    General suggestions for creating a good application packet:

     Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position.

     Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions. Include all requested documentation.

     Make sure your application and cover letter (if requested) directly addresses how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications.

     Make sure your application and cover letter reflect your best writing.

    The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required.

    Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" will be considered incomplete.

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

     Workweek may fluctuate depending on workload or agency need.

     Overnight travel may be required based on business need.

     This position is not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

    The AOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical, mental or sensory disability (actual or perceived), use of a service animal, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, age, HIV or Hepatitis C status, or any other basis protected by federal or state law. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please contact Melody Long,

    AOC Human Resource Office, at (360) 704-4143, or fax (360) 586-4409, or via email to

    Employment@courts.wa.gov.

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    SPECIAL NOTE: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AOC

    The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is located in Olympia, Washington, on Interstate 5 between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Olympia and the surrounding Thurston County area offer numerous social, recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Natural features include Puget Sound, the Olympic National Park to the west, and Mt. Rainier to the east.

    Mount St. Helens and the Pacific Ocean beaches are within a two hour drive of the city.

    Great benefits (paid vacation and sick leave; health, life and disability insurance; retirement options and leave for military and civil service), a team-oriented culture, and a balance of family and work life in a wonderful community are a few rewards of choosing a career in the judicial branch of Washington State government. We offer leading edge technology, a broad range of career opportunities, and an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives.

    See www.courts.wa.gov/employ for more information about Washington Courts, Compensation and Benefits.


  • 10/14/2020 12:39 PM | Anonymous
    • Technology Transactions & Privacy - Associate Attorney - Junior to Midlevel - JOB# A20200907 – General technology  transactional/commercial agreements experience
      • Perkins Coie LLP is seeking associates to join our cutting-edge Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. Positions are available in the firm’s Seattle, Palo Alto, San Diego, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, NY and DC offices.  The ideal candidate will have 2-6 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:  drafting and negotiating licensing and technology agreements, advising on intellectual property issues, supporting M&A and financing transactions, supporting transactions involving new technologies such as AI and blockchain, and advising start-ups and emerging companies on development, manufacturing, and product launch issues.​The ideal candidate will also have subject matter expertise in enterprise software, cloud services, outsourcing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, financial technologies and payment systems, mobile applications, e-commerce, digital content, and/or hardware.  Candidates with experience working at an AmLaw 100 law firm are preferred.  Excellent academic credentials are required. To apply, please access the link and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 
    • Technology Transactions & Privacy - Associate Attorney - Senior - JOB# A20200908 – General technology transactional/commercial agreements experience
      • Perkins Coie LLP is seeking associates to join our cutting-edge Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. Positions are available in the firm’s Seattle, Palo Alto, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, NY and DC offices.  The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:  drafting and negotiating licensing and technology agreements, advising on intellectual property issues, supporting M&A and financing transactions, supporting transactions involving new technologies such as AI and blockchain, and advising start-ups and emerging companies on development, manufacturing, and product launch issues.​The ideal candidate will also have subject matter expertise in enterprise software, cloud services, outsourcing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, financial technologies and payment systems, mobile applications, e-commerce, digital content, and/or hardware.  Candidates must have experience both working on teams and managing components of transactions independently through closing, experience supervising more junior associates and be able to effectively manage internal and external client and counsel relationships.  Candidates with experience working at an AmLaw 100 law firm are preferred.  Excellent academic credentials are required. To apply, please access the link and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 
    • Fintech - Associate Attorney - Midlevel - JOB# A20200909 – Payment systems technology experience
      • Perkins Coie LLP is seeking mid to senior-level associates to join its expanding Technology Transactions, and Privacy practice.  Positions are available in the firm’s Seattle, Palo Alto, San Diego, Chicago, NY and DC offices. Our ideal candidate will have substantive experience handling product development, regulatory, legal and transactional issues facing payment processors and systems, retailers, merchants, Fintech companies, lenders and other financial services providers.  Strong transactional experience in handling alternative lending arrangements, electronic payments and payment card agreements, including co-branded credit cards and prepaid cards and products, complex technology transactions, licensing, and payment and financial services matters related to emerging and traditional payment systems, services, and products, and consumer financial services is a must.  Experience working with clients on federal and state regulatory licenses and applications, compliance and enforcement matters, complex bank and money transmission regulatory issues, privacy, and cyber security is a plus.  Excellent academic credentials are required.  To apply, please access the link and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 
    • Technology Transactions & Privacy/Privacy Focused - Associate Attorney - Junior to Midlevel - JOB# A20201001 – Privacy counseling and products counseling experience  
      • Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our team that handles privacy and product counseling issues.  Positions are available in the firm’s Seattle, Palo Alto, San Diego, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, NY and DC offices.  Experience advising companies on US federal and state privacy laws (especially with the California Consumer Privacy Act) is required.  Strong candidates will also have experience with some or all of the following: developing internal policies and procedures, conducting data mapping, performing privacy impact assessments, drafting privacy policies and negotiating data processing agreements.  Strong academic credentials is required.  Prior law firm experience is a plus.  To apply, please access the link and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript.

     


  • 10/14/2020 12:36 PM | Anonymous

    The Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion is the leading voice and advocate for nurses in Washington. We repre­sent more than 17,000 collec­tive bargaining members and the profes­sional inter­ests of more than 103,000 regis­tered nurses. For more than 100 years, WSNA has champi­oned issues that support nurses, advance profes­sional standards and improve the health of individual and families in Washington state. 

    We are seeking a committed profes­sional attorney with special­ized experi­ence in labor and employ­ment law, dealing primarily with the relation­ships between employers and unions. Candi­dates must have experi­ence in collec­tive bargaining, both public and private preferred. Experi­ence to include contract negoti­a­tions, drafting and preparation.

    Excel­lent commu­ni­ca­tion (oral and written) and inter­per­sonal skills within and across depart­ments and exter­nally is required. Must be able to work indepen­dently and as a team player with flexi­bility and be willing to work on a broad range of legal matters.

    Washington State Bar Admis­sion required. Minimum 4 – 6 years of experi­ence in labor law and must have demon­strated commit­ment to social justice and the labor movement. The appli­cant should have excel­lent research, writing and analyt­ical skills, be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects, be capable of handling assign­ments with minimal super­vi­sion and work well in a colle­gial setting with other attor­neys and staff.

    The appli­cant should have excel­lent research, writing and analyt­ical skills, be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects, be capable of handling assign­ments with minimal super­vi­sion, and work well in a colle­gial setting with other attor­neys and staff. See the position descrip­tion that follows.

    Excel­lent benefits package.

    The Washington State Nurses’ Associ­a­tion (WSNA) is committed to providing an environ­ment of mutual respect where equal employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties are avail­able to all appli­cants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including child­birth, lacta­tion and related medical condi­tions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orien­ta­tion, gender identity, gender expres­sion, genetic infor­ma­tion (including charac­ter­is­tics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other charac­ter­istic protected by applic­able law. WSNA believes that diver­sity and inclu­sion among our teammates is critical to our success in serving our member­ship, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candi­date pool.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume and legal writing sample (sample will not be returned).


  • 10/14/2020 12:35 PM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel associate with three to five years of employment law experience to join its Labor & Employment practice group.  Candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and experience in employment litigation, including class action work.  Second chair trial or first chair hearing experience, experience taking and defending depositions, and a background in employment counseling issues is required.  Also, prior employment with an AmLaw 100 law firm and prior experience in a federal clerkship is preferred.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your resume, cover letter, law school transcript and writing sample.

     


  • 10/14/2020 12:33 PM | Anonymous
    • The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an associate with up to three years of legal experience to join its Product Liability practice group. Excellent academic credentials are required and experience in a federal clerkship is preferred. To apply, please click on the link and attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.  Principals only.


  • 10/14/2020 12:19 PM | Anonymous
    • Washington Defender Association

      Immigration Project Resource Attorney Position Opening

       

      Looking for an exciting new advocacy opportunity? Washington Defender Association is looking for an experienced public defender or immigrant rights attorney to join our team. WDA is the voice of the public defense community throughout Washington. WDA provides defenders with direct support to ensure high quality legal representation, educates defenders and other institutional stakeholders and collaborates with communities to advocate for systemic change in the criminal legal system.

       

      In 1999, WDA established our Immigration Project to defend and advance the rights of noncitizens accused of crimes. Since inception, we have consulted in over 25,000 cases to assist defenders to comply with their constitutional Padilla duties, participated in more than 300 trainings and collaborated with community and institutional partners to advance key systemic change on local regional and national levels. We’re looking for an experienced (4-7 years) public defender or immigrant rights attorney to join our team. We will provide you with training and support to build the immigration and/or criminal legal expertise necessary to be part of our team. You will work with our team to:

       

    • ·        Provide case assistance and training to public defenders representing non-citizen clients;
    • ·        Create criminal-immigration tools and resources to assist defenders in their cases; and
    • ·        Engage with public defender offices across the state to develop strategies and policies that support and empower effective assistance of their clients and advance systemic change
    •  

    The position is based in WDA’s Seattle office and requires some travel, primarily throughout Washington. WDA is a signatory to the acknowledgements and commitments of the Washington Race Equity and Justice Initiative and is actively engaged in ongoing alignment with them. NOTE: WDA staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and no in-person training or travel will be required until COVID restrictions are lifted.  Post-COVID residency in Washington State will be required; relocation to Seattle (where WDA’s office is located) is negotiable. The full job description and application details may be found HERE or at www.defensenet.org

     


  • 10/14/2020 11:54 AM | Anonymous

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

    JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | REPORTS TO: BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    WHO IS SCBA? The Snohomish County Bar Association (SCBA) is an association of attorneys which seeks to: provide a means of exchange of information of interest to its members; provide substantive legal education through speakers, CLE courses and other programming; create social engagement amongst its membership and the local community for networking and other professional opportunities; promote professionalism, service to the public (including pro bono representation) and furtherance of bench-bar relations; and perform any other activities that will enhance the practice of law within Snohomish County.

    WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR? We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, and organized executive director who possesses strong leadership skills and will be responsible for promoting and running the Snohomish County Bar Association, which currently consists of 632 members.

    Other major duties and responsibilities include:

    ADMINISTRATION  Consult with Board of Trustees regarding Association’s priorities and implement activities in accordance with the Board policies.  Prepare agendas and documentation for meetings with the Board of Trustees.  Meet with the Board of Trustees on their regular monthly meeting schedule.  Establish and coordinate administrative procedures in keeping with board policies.  Ensure that the Association complies with all relevant federal, state, and local laws.  Assist attorneys and the public as needed when they contact the Bar Association Office.  Keep member attorneys advised of recent developments related to the practice of law within the county.

    STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT  Directly and indirectly responsible for the coordination of the staff, including hiring, supervising, evaluating, and terminating of regular, part time and contract staff.  Recommend proposals to the Personal Committee regarding staffing levels, salaries, and benefits.  Ensure that the current staff policy and procedures is maintained.  Provide on-going attention to diversity issues in hiring, development, and retention of staff.

    FISCAL DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT  Coordinate with the financial committee to develop a budget for the Association.  Coordinate with the Board of Trustees to oversee the implementation of the budget.  Ensure annual financial records in compliance with tax laws and policies.

    BOARD RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT  Assist Board Committee in developing appropriate orientation for new Board members, Board structure, and policies and procedures.

    COMMUNITY RELATIONS  Maintain community relations (will serve as Association’s primary spokesperson to media and other community organizations).

    WORKING RELATIONSHIPS  Reports to Board of Trustees.  Serves as Ex Officio member of Personal and Finance Committees.  Supervises staff and contract personnel.  Serves as liaison between the Association and the community.

    WHAT IS THE COMPENSATION? Starting annual salary range of $60,000 - $75,000 (DOE).

    WANT TO APPLY? Please send resumé, cover letter and a list of references to: ApplicationsSCBA@gmail.com. Applications received by November 1, 2020, will receive priority consideration. Applications will be screened by members of the board. The most qualified candidates will then be invited to interview. An offer of employment will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference and background checks.

  • 10/14/2020 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    Real Estate Partner/Lateral Associate: Seattle

     

    The Seattle office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking experienced real estate attorneys to join our dynamic team.  For more than 40 years, our real estate group has been involved in some of the region’s most significant real property transactions, including acquisition, development, finance, commercial leasing, management of large due diligence evaluations, structuring of multi-property acquisitions, regulatory analysis, compliance, and mitigation.  A portable practice and a historical track record of strong client relationships is desirable.  Confidential inquiries can be sent to Saira Rhodes at slr@vnf.com

     

    Litigation Lateral Associate: Seattle

     

    The Seattle office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking an experienced environmental/land-use litigation associate. The candidate should have experience with litigation pertaining to state and federal environmental and/or land use statutes and regulations, such as the National Environmental Policy Act; State Environmental Policy Act; Land Use Petition Act; Growth Management Act; Clean Water Act; Endangered Species Act; the Clean Air Act; and, related statutes. Candidates should have significant experience representing public and private sector clients in state and federal court and in administrative hearings at the local, state or federal levels. Strong independent writing and research skills are required. Please send cover letter and resume to Saira Rhodes, slr@vnf.com

     

    Land Use/Natural Resources Lateral Associate: Seattle

    The Seattle office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking a land use/natural resources associate to join our dynamic team. Candidates should have experience in permitting, regulatory compliance/enforcement, and/or litigation federal and/or state environmental laws, such as the National Environmental Protection Act, the State Environmental Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Clean Water Act, or local zoning codes and plans. Preferred experience includes handling complex land use matters, including representation before local land use boards, tribunals, and other administrative agencies. Superior analytical, drafting, client communication skills, sense of humor, and Washington State Bar are required. Confidential inquiries can be sent to Saira Rhodes at slr@vnf.com  

     


  • 10/14/2020 11:50 AM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking an experienced municipal attorney. OMW is a mid-size, multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years. We take pride in providing exceptional legal services while creating a professional and friendly culture.

    The firm emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of legal services and is seeking applicants with strong municipal law experience, developed research, writing and advocacy skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.

    This position is anticipated to serve as City Attorney to multiple client municipalities. Candidates must be well versed in all facets of municipal law, including but not limited to land use/zoning matters; labor and employment issues; public records and open government requirements; public bidding and contracting; and municipal ethics.

    The ideal candidate will have significant experience, preferably as a lead attorney with a city, county, public utility or other governmental entity. The position involves the following responsibilities:

    • Support and advise City Council, Mayor, City staff members and local boards/commissions;

    • Research and analyze complex issues;

    • Draft and review ordinances, resolutions, agenda bills, policies and procedures;

    • Provide telephonic and email advice to clients as needed;

    • Counsel to ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws;

    • Attend meetings of the City Council, boards and commissions;

    • Communicate with prospective and existing clients in a professional, timely and courteous manner;

    • Represent municipal clients in judicial litigation and in administrative appeals, hearings and other proceedings;

    • Negotiate/draft/review of contracts, deeds, leases, bid documents and bonds, easements, interlocal agreements, and other documents.

    Desired Skills:

    • Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

    • Team-oriented, while remaining self-motivated

    • Attention to detail

    • Display of ownership with job responsibilities

    • Quick learner who demonstrates initiative and follow-through OMW is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, vendors and clients.

    We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, life insurance, an employee assistance program and long-term disability.

    Additionally, this is an opportunity to work with a terrific group of attorneys and staff in a professional and fun work environment. Applicant must have a Washington State bar license. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp at stipp@omwlaw.com

  • 09/30/2020 7:28 AM | Anonymous

    Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Competition group in the Seattle or Washington, DC office.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, a J.D. from a top-tier law school, and 3-5 years of antitrust litigation and/or antitrust counseling experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm or at the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission.  Strong oral and written communication skills are required.  Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.  Principals only.

     

    Please apply here: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/antitrust-associate-attorney-midlevel-job-a20200905-seattle.html

     


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