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  • 07/20/2018 4:02 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Product Liability Associate Attorney - Junior - Job #A20180714 – Seattle, Washington

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a junior associate 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 below and attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/product-liability-associate-attorney-junior-job-a20180714.html

     


  • 07/20/2018 4:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Summary of Duties

    The Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is seeking resumes from highly motivated and qualified individuals interested in an appointment for the position of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney within our Criminal Division. Duties include prosecution of District Court, Juvenile Court, and/or Superior Court cases, depending on level of qualifications.

    Qualifications

    Graduation from a recognized and accredited school of law and admission to the Bar of the State of Washington.

    Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws of the State of Washington; rules and procedures of juvenile, district and superior courts; techniques of preparation and prosecution of juvenile, misdemeanor and felony criminal cases.

    Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems; present law, facts, evidence, and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form; work harmoniously with law enforcement and court personnel and maintain good public relations.

    Other Position Related Information

    Contact Person: Christen Peters (360) 786-5540 ext 6256

    Additional information can be found here.  Closing date is August 1.

  • 07/06/2018 10:16 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an attorney for its Seattle office with a minimum of ten years' experience in the areas of technology transactions, intellectual property, and related commercial contracts to join its Technology practice, focusing in the areas of software and related high technology. Our practice includes working with established companies and emerging company clients in many industries, including advertising, games, enterprise, cloud, software services, FinTech, health, digital media, and emerging technologies.

    Experience in licensing and general commercial transactions for technology companies is required. Qualified candidates should have outstanding academic credentials; very strong drafting and writing skills; excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills; and ability to manage significant workflow, including more junior members of a team.  Large law firm and/or in-house experience with a large company preferred.  No portable book of business expected, as the candidate’s primary focus will be to help manage existing client work for existing firm clients.  All replies confidential. 

    To apply, please go to this page and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; and law school transcript. 


  • 07/06/2018 10:15 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an exceptional mid- to senior-level associate attorney with strong corporate finance and transactional skills to work directly with the leaders of its nationally-recognized restaurant and food & beverage industry business transactions practices based out of beautiful Portland, Oregon. The forward-thinking and mission-based groups represent the interests of nationally-known, leading, emerging, and mature companies in significant financing and M&A transactions.

    Ideal candidates will have significant experience in: (i) venture capital and growth equity financings, (ii) private equity and mergers and acquisitions, (iii) managing client relationships and handling the ongoing needs and work flow of a variety of high-growth clients in different stages of development, and (iv) leading deal teams and executing complex transactions. We are seeking a highly capable, driven lawyer with the desire to practice with and enhance an entrepreneurial team. Candidates must have at least three years of experience, excellent academic credentials, writing skills, and references. Experience working on national deals in a large law firm is preferred. DWT’s working atmosphere is fun, fast-paced, and collegial, and partnership advancement potential is strong. While the partners leading these industry groups reside in Portland - a vibrant city with easy commutes and high quality of life - we will also consider candidates in Seattle or San Francisco. Moving and bar expenses paid.

    To apply, please go to this page and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a deal sheet.


  • 07/06/2018 10:10 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Apply online at http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs

    OPENING DATE/TIME: 06/28/18 12:00 AM (GMT -8:00)

    CLOSING DATE/TIME: 07/19/18 11:59 PM (GMT -8:00)

    SALARY: $105,760.00 - $142,235.00 Annually

    LOCATION: Chinook Building - 401 5th Avenue, Room 131, Seattle

    JOB TYPE: Appointed

    DIVISION: King County Council - OLEO

    JOB NUMBER: 2018-08293

    SUMMARY:

    With a growing demand for its services, the King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) seeks a self-motivated, dedicated individual to lead and manage OLEO's work analyzing theKing County Sheriff's Office's internal misconduct investigations.

    The Investigations Monitor is an experienced, knowledgeable, highly-motivated, and enthusiastic team member who reviews internal investigations to ensure that they are thorough and objective,reviews the Sheriff's Office's determinations of whether an action violates policy or law, and guides systemic reviews related to internal investigations.

    This work helps to ensure the quality of internal investigations, identify and address problem areas, and provide the public with a better understanding of the challenges faced by community and police alike in securing equitable public safety. The successful candidate will play a key role in trying to ensure the integrity of the Sheriff's Office's complaint and internal investigations processes.

    This position requires a self-starter with a strong background in police practices, a law degree from an accredited college or university, and knowledge of Washington State Law as it relates to police practices and the criminal justice system. The Investigations Monitor is a salaried, at-will, overtime-exempt classification that reports to the OLEO Director or designee.

    OLEO values diverse perspectives and life experiences and is committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment. OLEO encourages people of all backgrounds, cultures and religions to apply, including veterans, people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities. A diverse workforce is a strong workforce.

    MEET THE OFFICE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT (OLEO):

    http://www.kingcounty.gov/independent/law-enforcement-oversight.aspx

    As an independent agency within the Legislative Branch of the King County Government, OLEO

    Job Bulletin

    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kingcounty/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=2128442[6/28/2018 9:35:45 AM]

    seeks to ensure the integrity, transparency, and accountability of the Sheriff's Office in misconduct investigations as well as undertaking an array of other oversight activities intended to foster greater community trust in the Sheriff's Office.

    JOB DUTIES:

    SCOPE OF JOB DUTIES:

    Conduct reviews of investigations of allegations of police misconduct and provide recommendations to address issues in individual investigations as well as in operations, data quality, policies and practices.

    Analyze Sheriff's Office determinations of whether conduct by Sheriff's Office employees violated policy.

    Lead and manage OLEO's Certification Program.

    Support and enforce OLEO's equity and social justice values and objectives, both in OLEO operations and OLEO work product and priorities.

    Establish policies and protocols for OLEO's oversight of internal investigations.

    Prepare public reports on work activity and outcomes of OLEO.

    Identify areas for review and investigation, prepare related plans.

    Review critical incidents such as police-involved shootings; may be required to attend the scene of critical incidents outside regular work hours as needed.

    Draft reports on the Sheriff's Office's internal investigations to assess compliance with applicable standards, law, policy and internal protocols.

    Act as a resource for all King County Constituents on issues that impact police and community relations.

    Plan and manage work responsive to OLEO's mandates, mission and professional standards.

    EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:

    OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

    Our ideal candidate will have: an understanding of and passion for police accountability; a working knowledge of Washington State laws relating to police practices; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; initiative and judgment.

    Competitive candidates will have a law degree and at least five years of experience in a legal, investigatory or analytical capacity, and have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

    A commitment to equity and social justice.

    Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques used in the research and investigation of complaints against police; Sheriff's Office codes, regulations, administrative and legal procedures; and the operation and jurisdiction of OLEO.

    Demonstrated ability to make and support credibility determinations of witnesses; conduct thorough, objective investigations of complaints; reach neutral, objective, and expert conclusions based on investigation results; and maintain confidentiality regarding process and outcomes in accordance with all legal requirements.

    Ability to communicate in writing and verbally with diverse audiences on complex police practices and procedures issues, applying racial, ethnic and culturally appropriate strategies when engaging with hard to reach and disenfranchised communities.

    Flexibility to adapt in a multi-faceted and sometimes fast-paced team environment.

    Collect, evaluate and interpret a broad range of complex data, either in electronic, written, statistical or narrative form.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    COMPENSATION & HOW TO APPLY:

    This position is open to all qualified candidates. The annual salary range for this position is $105,760-$142,235 and includes an innovative and award-winning employer with paid medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a generous vacation and leave program. To see all of King

    County's benefits, please visit our website at: http://kingcounty.gov/jobs/benefits.aspx

    Apply by going to http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs A complete job description can be downloaded by going to King County's OLEO Investigations Monitor. A King County application is required to be considered for this opportunity. Interested applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest with your application.

     NOTE: Online applications are preferred, however if you are unable to apply online, go to King County's job page for other options. If you have any questions regarding this opportunity to join County government, please contact Tracy Calderon at 206-477-0979 or tracy.calderon@kingcounty.gov.

  • 07/06/2018 10:05 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Columbia Legal Services is hiring a Staff Attorney to work in our Olympia office.

    We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation package including generous holiday and paid time off, excellent employee health care benefits, paid parental leave, and a sabbatical every 7 years.

    Salary is commensurate with years of experience, and begins at $54,835.


  • 06/21/2018 5:09 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Corporate Counsel - Employment

    Legal

    Link: https://www.zillow.com/careers/openings/?j=P11872


    About the role

    The Zillow Group legal team is looking for a skilled employment law practitioner to join the company as Corporate Counsel.  The Corporate Counsel will support Zillow Group’s fantastic People organization (including Human Resources / Operations, Recruiting, Community and Culture, and Learning and Development) on a range of nation-wide employment law matters, with particular emphasis on advice and counsel for all stages of hiring and compensation.  Experience in Washington, California, or New York preferred.  Opportunities and responsibilities may include:

    ·       Developing, drafting, and implementing hiring and compensation-related policies;

    ·       Drafting and negotiating recruiting contracts;

    ·       Advising on job descriptions, offer letters, transfer letters, compensation plans (commission and bonus plans), FCRA pre-adverse and adverse action notices;

    ·       Working with and leading cross-functional groups to identify and implement best practices related to employment and immigration law;

    ·       Advising on federal, state, and local employment and immigration laws, including:

    o      Fair Credit Reporting Act;

    o      Fair Chance Laws;

    o      Alcohol and Drug Testing Laws;

    o      Wage and Hour Laws;

    o      Pay Equity Laws;

    ·       Monitoring changes in statutory and regulatory requirements and agency guidance and collaborating with the People organization to update Zillow Group policies and practices, including with respect to employee hiring, wage and hour, and immigration;

    ·       Collaborating with the People organization and business leaders on employee communications and trainings on employment law-related issues; and

    ·       Identifying opportunities for and delivering proactive education to the People organization to empower clients with knowledge.

    About the team

    Zillow Group legal is a service-oriented team of skilled legal professionals and fun people who enjoy working in a collegial environment within an innovative, fast-paced tech and media company.

    Who you are

    ·       JD with state bar admission (Washington preferred)

    ·       Minimum of 2 years of employment law practice

    ·       Excellent judgment and exceptional integrity

    ·       Active listener and excellent written and oral communicator

    ·       Skilled at resolving complex issues and thinking creatively

    ·       Strong project management skills and attention to detail

    ·       Ability to be self-directed

    About the company

    Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. Our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.

    Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.

    Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.


  • 06/15/2018 3:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    SMC is recruiting for a PR Screener On-Call. 

    PR Screener On-Call

    Salary:

    $33.46 to $39.03 per hour

    Location:

    Seattle Justice Center

    Job Type:

    Temporary – non-benefit eligible

    Department:

    Municipal Court of Seattle

    Closing Date

    Open until filled   

     

    Direct link:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2102085/pr-screener-on-call

     


  • 06/15/2018 2:59 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Are you ready for some exciting news? Legal Voice is hiring!

    We are in search of a new staff attorney whose work will focus on reproductive health care law and policy. This person will play a critical role in moving our legal and legislative advocacy forward in a way that centers the tenets of reproductive justice. A full job description - including qualifications and salary information - is available on our website.

    And, for the first time, we are open to having the person in this position work remotely. This position can be filled by an attorney living in any of the Northwest states in which we work: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

    If you are an attorney with four or more years of litigation and/or legislative policy experience, and you have a strong commitment to elevating racial, social, and economic justice, I welcome you to apply. (And if you aren't an attorney with four or more years of experience, please help us get the word out by sharing this announcement with your networks!)

    Together with our community, we've made great strides for reproductive rights and health care access in Washington State. Our new team member will build upon these victories, working toward equitable and comprehensive reproductive health care access for all!

  • 06/15/2018 2:57 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Stokes Lawrence is seeking an associate to join our employment practice in our Seattle office. Our employment attorneys represent both employers and employees in a wide range of matters, not only litigating, but advising companies and employees on day-to-day issues. 


    Candidates with a demonstrated interest in employment law, and particular interest or experience in an advisory practice, are preferred. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials and superior analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills. Two or more years of experience in employment law and clerkship experience is preferred, but not required.


    Stokes Lawrence is a mid-sized commercial law firm with offices in Seattle and Yakima. Our attorneys share a common value system rooted in a sense of collaboration, excellence, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for professional and personal growth and satisfaction. Learn more about our firm at www.stokeslaw.com.

     

    Stokes Lawrence is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds.

     

    Please send cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at recruiting@stokeslaw.com for confidential consideration.


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