Apply online at http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs
OPENING DATE/TIME: 12/04/17 12:00 AM (GMT -8:00)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 02/19/18 11:59 PM (GMT -8:00)
SALARY: $160,728.00 - $160,728.00 Annually
LOCATION: Multiple locations in King County
JOB TYPE: Regular, Full time, 35 hrs/week
DIVISION: King County Superior Court
JOB NUMBER: 2017-07582
The In-House Counsel, Regulatory Compliance, will provide day-to-day legal guidance on network operations, and work closely with our Government Affairs team, Operations and Engineering.
Deliver actionable, practical legal advice to business clients and assist them in complying with internal policies, and federal and state regulations, while meeting business objectives;
Implement compliance programs through partnership and collaboration with the business and other legal experts;
Help drive the automation of operations consistent with the applicable rules and regulations;
Prepare letters and/or talking points for communications to federal and state regulatory agencies, including the FCC;
Demonstrate creativity in partnering with engineering and product teams to address regulatory compliance challenges;
Collaborate on complex, fast-moving projects and proactively deliver actionable guidance and solutions;
Advise on legal requirements for 911 service and outage reporting, for existing and new products and services;
Monitor changes in 911 law and regulation, recommend new policy and procedures as necessary to meet new compliance obligations;
Coordinate with Government Affairs and Engineering on proposed changes or modifications of law and regulation; and
Communicate legal advice to Engineering and Operations clients in a simple, informal, practical and un-legalistic way.
Minimum 4+ years of experience at a law firm, regulatory agency, and/or in-house;
Ability to lead and advise on complex and fast-moving projects;
Prior telecom or technology experience a plus;
Experience in litigation, investigations, regulatory, or adversarial situations preferred;
J.D. from an accredited university with strong academic credentials; and
Member in good standing of at least one state bar association (willingness to become a member of the Washington State Bar (if needed)).
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Thrives in a fast-based environment;
Ability to motivate and mobilize others;
Adept at balancing a dynamic portfolio of high priority projects.
Sound Transit is hiring for Legal Counsel I. Applicants should have a JD from an ABA accredited law school and three years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of law.
Additional details, including instructions on how to apply, can be found online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1949674
TeamChild is seeking a full-time Summer Fellow for our Tacoma, WA office, located at 715 Tacoma Ave. South. The fellow will work in partnership with Oasis Youth Center and be co-located at Oasis and TeamChild. Under the guidance of TeamChild attorneys and in consultation with Oasis Youth Center the fellow will advise LGBTQ youth about their legal rights. The fellow will be asked to research various legal issues frequently affecting LGBTQ youth in the community and develop policy responses to those issues. The fellow will also be asked to develop sustainable policy options to create an ongoing TeamChild/Oasis legal clinic partnership. Duties also include community education, outreach to clients and potential referral sources and collaboration on community based projects that serve TeamChild’s and Oasis Youth Center’s client base.
QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking candidates who are respectful and open to working with people from diverse backgrounds, enjoy creative problem solving, value the creation of relationships across disciplines, have strong organizational and administrative skills, work well both independently and as a team member, and are enthusiastic about being a part of an innovative method of advocacy.
Additional qualifications include: • Rule 9 eligible law student or recent graduate. • Strong oral and written communication skills. • Strong legal skills, preferably in the relevant areas of law. • Demonstrated interest in working with LGBTQ youth or young adults. • Demonstrated competence in working with diverse clients and client communities. • Connections to Pierce County a plus. • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with other advocates and client groups. • Sense of humor. • Willingness to work nights and weekend hours when Oasis Youth Center is open for programming. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or intersex are particularly urged to apply.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: $7,500 for 10 week fellowship.
TEAMCHILD: TeamChild is a Washington State nonprofit civil legal services program for youth with offices in King, Pierce, Spokane, and Yakima Counties. TeamChild works closely with public defenders, probation officers and others in the juvenile justice system, and provides legal representation to youth on Offices in King ♦ Pierce ♦ Spokane ♦ Yakima Counties 715 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma, WA 98402 ♦ Phone (253) 274-9929 ♦ Fax (253) 274-1888 ♦ www.teamchild.org
The Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate with 5 to 8 years of real estate transactional experience. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated commercial real estate transactional experience including financing, leasing, sales and acquisitions, and development matters. The candidate must have strong academic credentials, writing and interpersonal skills, and must be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence. The candidate can look forward to being part of a dynamic practice and will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Oregon Bar is preferred, but not mandatory.
To learn more about Stoel Rives and to apply, please visit our website:https://www.stoel.com/about/careers/attorneys/openings
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.
AAG – Christine O. Gregoire Spokane Division’s Tort Section (DL: 1/7/18)
AAG – Christine O. Gregoire Spokane Division’s Social and Health Services Section (DL: 1/16/18)
AAG – Public Counsel Unit in Seattle (DL: 1/18/18)
AAG – Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division in Olympia (DL: 1/21/18)
Special AAG/NYU Fellow for the Counsel for the Environmental Protection Unit in Seattle (DL: 1/31/18)
For information about any of these opportunity or to receive links to the postings directly via e-mail, please contact Linda Nakamura at Linda.Nakamura@atg.wa.gov.
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 or www.washingtonrelay.com.
Junior-Level Employment Associate (Portland)
The Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an attorney with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the areas of employment law for its Portland office. The candidate will have employment litigation experience, with a broad based employment background understanding federal and state employment laws and regulations. This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated person with a desire to build an employment law practice and work in a collegial and jovial environment.
Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, writing skills and references. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, immediately transferable skills, and excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills. Active, in good standing, members of the Oregon State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances. All replies are confidential.
To apply, please submit your cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief (5-10 pages) writing sample to our online portal. We would appreciate you specifying where you heard about this position.
We are not accepting third-party recruiter submissions at this time.
Corporate Counsel - Employment
Link to Description: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3u12jjwE
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, Recruiting, Equity and Belonging, and Learning and Development) on a range of employment law matters. Opportunities and responsibilities will include:
· Developing, drafting and implementing employment policies;
· Working with and leading cross-functional groups to identify and implement best practices related to employment law;
· Counseling on employee relations matters, including investigations;
· Advising on federal, state, and local employment laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act;
· Consulting on compensation, employee benefits, and related matters;
· Managing employment-related litigation matters, often with external counsel;
· 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 benefits, 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)
· 3-5 years of employment law practice
· Excellent judgment and exceptional integrity
· Active listener and excellent communicator
· Skilled at resolving complex issues and thinking creatively
· Strong project management skills
· 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.
Our Seattle office is seeking a mid-level associate with at least 4 years of corporate securities, SEC compliance, and corporate governance experience to join our thriving business group. The business group focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance, emerging companies and venture capital, financial transactions, and general corporate counseling for companies in a broad range of industries and at all stages of development. 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.
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The Federal Defender and the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Standing Committee for the Western District of Washington will be considering applications to join the Seattle and Tacoma CJA panels during their annual January review.
If interested in applying to either panel, please review the prerequisites, qualifications, obligations, and duties required for participation in these panels. See CJA Plan for the Western District of Washington at http://waw.fd.org/cja/plan_ and_manual/CJA%20Plan,%20Appx% 20A-C%20(2017).pdf.
The application can be found here: http://waw.fd.org/cja_ panelapp.php.
For consideration in January 2018, the completed application, along with a letter of interest and a resume, should be sent by email to Michael_Filipovic@fd.org or Natalie_Harmon@fd.org no later than January 10, 2018.
The Standing Committee reviews the applications, conducts reference checks, and interviews finalists for the panels. The Committee then makes recommendations to the District Court judges for final determination.