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  • 08/15/2017 4:13 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    NWIRP is hiring for a number of positions in our Seattle and Tacoma offices, including:


    Bilingual legal advocate (Seattle)

    Bilingual staff attorney (Seattle)

    Bilingual legal advocate (Tacoma)

    Bilingual staff attorney (Tacoma)

    Accountant (Seattle)


    All of the job announcements are posted here: https://www.nwirp.org/ join-us/jobs-internships/


  • 08/15/2017 4:12 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Columbia Legal Services is hiring a full-time Systems Administrator to oversee and manage our technology infrastructure. This position will be based in our Seattle office.

     

    We are also seeking a Billingual Legal Assistant to serve our Institutions Project  and manage our prison intake correspondence in our Seattle office.


  • 08/08/2017 11:48 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Associate Attorney - Labor & Employment Law - Job #A20170715 – Seattle, Washington

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate to join its Labor & Employment practice group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong references and superb written and oral communication skills. To be considered, candidates must have at least one year of experience, which may include a federal clerkship or experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter seeking increasing levels of challenge and responsibility in a dynamic environment.

    To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript.

    Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/associate-attorney-labor-employment-job-a20170715-seattle-wa.html

     

    Associate Attorney - Consumer Lending Litigation - Job #A20170713 – Seattle, Washington

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a nonpartnership-track litigation associate to work with the firm’s financial services litigation group in the area of residential mortgage lender liability actions in state and federal courts. Candidates must be members of the Washington State Bar, have excellent academic credentials and 3-5 years of experience in residential mortgage litigation. Candidates must be very familiar with state and federal consumer protection laws applicable to a residential mortgage and must have experience defending claims arising from loan servicing, foreclosures, and loan modification practices. Candidates are required to demonstrate excellent attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong customer service skills. Principals only.

    Please access the link below and submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

    Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/associate-attorney-consumer-lending-litigation-job-a20170713.html

     

     

    Niko Olsrud | Perkins Coie LLP

    LEGAL RECRUITING COORDINATOR

    1201 Third Avenue Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA 98101-3099

    D. +1.206.359.3262

    F. +1.206.359.9000

    E. NOlsrud@perkinscoie.com

     



  • 08/08/2017 11:23 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Now Hiring! Legal Counsel and Regional Developmental Disabilities Ombuds

    Legal Counsel and Regional Developmental Disabilities Ombuds

    Full-time Position, based in Seattle, WA

    Deadline for application: August 30, 2017

    The Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds seeks an attorney committed to the rights of people with disabilities. In this position, the attorney will work part-time as Legal Counsel and part-time as a Regional Ombuds for the Office of Developmental Disabilities.

    What is the Office of Developmental Disabilities Ombuds?

    The DD Ombuds is a new program that delivers person centered, complaint-based ombuds services. An Ombuds helps people understand their rights and responsibilities and helps people solve their complaints about their services. The Ombuds addresses rights violations and issues of abuse and/or neglect. The DD Ombuds monitors services, reports concerns and makes recommendations to the state and the legislature.

    An ideal candidate is an experienced attorney who wants the challenge of providing legal counsel to a new Ombuds program and delivering Ombuds services directly to people with developmental disabilities. As Legal Counsel to the State Ombuds, the attorney advises on legal issues related to Ombuds services, assists with WAC, protocol and procedure development, training and certifying Ombuds staff and volunteers, drafting publications and tools to collect data for reports and recommendations to the state and legislature. As Regional Ombuds in the King County area and north, the attorney works with a statewide team to deliver ombuds services directly to people with developmental disabilities.

    Duties may include:

    Create or revise Office of DD Ombuds service protocols;

    Draft monitoring protocols and tools to meet the needs and requirements of the Office of DD Ombuds;

    Review all reports and informational materials for legal accuracy;

    Assist in the training and certifying of DD Ombuds volunteers;

    Provide legal counsel to the State DD Ombuds;

    Assist in developing confidentiality procedures;

    Address any external interference with independence and authority of the DD Ombuds;

    Deliver resident-directed, complaint-based, person-centered services;

    Provides information on rights and responsibilities of persons receiving developmental disabilities services and/or other state services;

    Monitor service delivery to persons with developmental disabilities;

    Review state institutions, state licensed facilities and residences where services to persons with developmental disabilities occur;

    Advocate to address rights violations and to protect people with disabilities from abuse and/or neglect;

    Represent the Office of DD Ombuds and its clients and constituents at meetings with support and service providers;

    Participate in the development of any recommendations for changes in procedures to state agencies, governor’s office and state legislature on the work of the ombuds and recommendations for person-centered and systemic system delivery changes; and

    Act in compliance with DD Ombuds Contract Terms and Conditions.

    Position requirements

    Demonstrated knowledge of rules, regulations, policies, and certification requirements that relate to the provision of institutional and residential supports and services;

    Demonstrated knowledge of medical issues related to abuse and neglect in institutional and residential settings;

    Demonstrated skills in the areas of investigation, interviewing, legal research, case strategy, case review, administrative law, and advanced advocacy techniques;

    Demonstrated ability to discuss a range of current issues facing the disability community including issues related to the disability delivery systems and disability law;

    Demonstrated ability to effectively present information to a wide variety of audiences using a variety of media;

    Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and discussions;

    Demonstrated ability to maintain ethical and organizational standards;

    Demonstrated ability to communicate a position well, respectfully consider other positions, and treat people of different positions and backgrounds with respect and dignity;

    Demonstrated knowledge of the disability service delivery systems and disability law;

    Be free from conflicts of interest and not stand to gain financially through an action or potential action brought on behalf of individuals that the Office of Developmental Disabilities serve. Conflicts of interest spelled out in contract and include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Employment by or participation in the management of any developmental disabilities service provider within the past year;

    Employment in a governmental position with direct involvement in the licensing, certification, or regulation of developmental disabilities service providers or care facilities within the past year, and;

    Any ownership or investment interest in developmental disabilities service providers or care facilities by DD Ombuds employee or by any member of the DD Ombuds employee’s immediate family within the past year.

    Three years related work experience in an appropriate field (i.e., legal, social services, medical, or law enforcement);

    Three years legal experience involving disability rights issues or public interest law; and

    Law degree from an accredited law school and membership in the Washington State Bar.

    Salary is $50,000+/year depending on experience. Position is full-time. Excellent health and dental coverage. Vacation days, sick days, holidays, a hiatus between Christmas and New Year’s, transit pass and other benefits.

    The Legal Counsel/Regional Ombuds position is full time, permanent position located in downtown Seattle. Regular in-state travel and some night and weekend work required.

    People with disabilities and people of color are encouraged to apply.

    To apply

    Email info@dr-wa.org with your resume, cover letter and two writing samples. In your letter, include brief thoughts about what you see as the greatest civil rights issue facing people with disabilities today. For your writing samples, include one legal writing and one journalistic sample.

    The Office of the Developmental Disabilities Ombuds is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The Office of the Developmental Disabilities Ombuds encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

    The Office of the Developmental Disabilities Ombuds, operated under contract with the Washington State Department of Commerce, is a project of Disability Rights Washington (DRW), a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights. More about DRW at http://www.disabilityrightswa.org/


  • 07/17/2017 11:38 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)
    Description

    The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, located in downtown Tacoma, is the largest law firm in the county, employing approximately 213 staff including a large number of deputy prosecutors.  Pierce County, which includes Tacoma, has a population of 813,600 and growing.  The office has three divisions:  the Criminal Division, which is responsible for prosecuting all felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile cases; the Civil Division, which is responsible for providing legal advice to County officials and representing the County's interest in court; and the Family Support Division, which is an integral part of the State child support system.
     
    This is a great opportunity to join a collegial team of attorneys and staff committed to public service and quality of life in growing and thriving Pierce County.

    All the details here.


  • 07/17/2017 11:02 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    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. 

     

     

    Assistant Attorney General – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in Olympia OR in Seattle  (DL:  7/23/17)

     

    Assistant Attorney General (Team Leader) – University of Washington Division in Seattle  (DL:  7/26/17)

     

    Assistant Attorney General – Government Compliance & Enforcement Division in Olympia (Advice Section)  (DL:  7/27/17)

     

    Assistant Attorney General – Government Compliance & Enforcement Division in Olympia (Enforcement Section)  (DL:  7/27/17)

     

    Assistant Attorney General – Regional Services Division in Vancouver, WA  (DL:  7/30/17)

     

    Assistant Attorney General – Labor and Industries Division in Seattle  (DL:  7/31/17)

     

    Finally, if you are a third-year law student or a qualified judicial clerk, the Office is currently accepting applications for consideration via its Honors Program  (DL – varies, see posting for details)

     

     

    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.

     


  • 07/17/2017 11:01 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Garvey Schubert Barer is seeking a Corporate Associate. The successful candidate will have at least 3 – 5 years of experience in all areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, public company reporting and compliance, and securities and finance; experience drafting and negotiating corporate governance documents, commercial contracts, and all phases of venture capital, private equity, and merger and acquisition transactions; fluency in Mandarin, preferred; excellent drafting, analytical and organizational skills; exceptional academic credentials, communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at a time; and a license to practice law in Washington State. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to CareersSEA@gsblaw.com.

  • 07/05/2017 4:37 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Chicago office of Perkins Coie is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Federal Tax practice group. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of federal income taxation experience including experience with taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate, partnership and limited liability company formations, and executive compensation.  Experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm is preferred.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript.  Principals only.

    Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/associate-attorney-federal-tax-job-a20170517-chicago-il.html

     


  • 07/05/2017 4:37 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Federal Tax practice group. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of federal income taxation experience including experience with taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate, partnership and limited liability company formations, and executive compensation.  Experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm is preferred.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript.  Principals only.

    Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/associate-attorney-federal-tax-job-a20170516-seattle-wa.html

     


  • 07/05/2017 3:49 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Associate Position – Restaurant/Food & Beverage Group

    http://www.dwt.com/Corporate-Transactional-Attorney--RestaurantFood--Beverage--Mid-to-Sr-Level-Lateral-Lawyers/

     

    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 and San Francisco.  Moving and bar expenses paid. 

    To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Attorney Recruitment Manager; resume; and copy of law school transcript.  It would be very helpful to gauge my success in outreach, if a candidate could indicate, in the cover letter, how s/he heard about the position from your association.

     

     

    Thank you!

    Hiroko

     

    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: hirokoperaza@dwt.com | Website: www.dwt.com


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