The Regulatory Services Counsel position is a temporary contracted position with a limited duration of approximately 6 months. The independent contractor is not entitled to any of the benefits that WSBA makes available to its permanent employees.
This position conducts character and fitness reviews and analysis, investigations, and hearings for all applicants for admission, special admission, reinstatement, limited licensing, change of status, and the APR 6 Law Clerk program. They serve as a resource on character and fitness matters, review accommodation requests associated with exam applications, and serves as Presiding Officer or in another capacity at the Bar Exam.
- Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate or successful completion of the APR 6 Law Clerk program, with current license in good standing to practice law in Washington
- Minimum of 2 years active law practice experience required; experience must involve actual trial, administrative hearing, or alternative dispute resolution experience.
- 5 years active law practice experience involving actual trial, administrative hearing, or alternative dispute resolution experience and/or experience as a prosecutor or public defender.
- Personally, performing investigations or working with an investigator or investigative paralegal to conduct investigations.
- Working in a regulatory agency or other position that requires frequently determining whether rules and regulations apply to specific applications or situations.
- Working in a fast-paced environment with a heavy workload, tight deadlines, significant public contact, and frequent interruptions