Real Property Attorney
$4,059.19 - $5,121.62 Biweekly
$105,539.00 - $133,162.00 Annually
Regular, Full time, 40 hrs/week
King County Courthouse - 516 3rd Ave, Seattle, Washington
PAO - Prosecuting Attorneys
The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is seeking an experienced real property attorney to join its Civil Division.
The Civil Division is the in-house law firm for County government. This position offers a full benefits package (see attached) and a good work/life balance.
This position is in the Transportation and Real Property Section. This Section represents Metro Transit, the Roads Services Division, the King County International Airport, and the Marine Division. The Section also represents a variety of County agencies on real estate related matters including the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of real estate, and the acquisition of conservation easements, open space lands and trails. In addition, the Section provides general client advising on a variety of topics, such as municipal, environmental, and constitutional law issues.
The practice will primarily involve client advising and transactional work to include real estate purchases and sales, leasing, easements and licenses. The practice will also require handling other matters for our County clients such as litigation arising from the activities of our clients.
Applicants should be prepared to assume immediate responsibility for a fast-paced practice and demonstrate a strong potential for growth. We are looking for applicants with excellent legal research, analytical and writing ability and strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills. Applicants should be able to thoroughly understand and analyze complex legal issues while also being able to work with clients, colleagues and others to find practical solutions to complicated legal problems.
We value diversity and strive to hire a workforce that reflects the community that we serve. It is essential to our mission that we create and maintain an office that is diverse and inclusive. The Prosecuting Attorney's Office is committed to Equity and Social Justice work and we require our lawyers and staff to continually develop their own cultural competence.
Those who apply should have at least five years of relevant legal experience.
Must be a member in good standing of the Washington State Bar.
Must submit to a Criminal History Background check to include fingerprinting.
Application Materials: Please email a resume, cover letter, short writing sample and answers to the attached supplemental questions to firstname.lastname@example.org