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  • 12/16/2021 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP (“FFST”) seeks an associate attorney to join our firm’s mission of strengthening workplace rights of employees. FFST represents employees in individual and class action cases aimed at promoting equality, dignity and fairness in the workplace. The firm’s practice includes wage and hour class actions, discrimination and sexual harassment matters, disability accommodation and leave cases, contract disputes, licensing issues for medical professionals, non- competition claims, and various other aspects of the employment relationship.

    FFST also represents unions, including handling grievances and collective bargaining.

    The firm seeks a talented and socially conscious associate attorney to work on the firm’s wage and hour class actions, individual litigation, and union matters. The associate will work with other attorneys at the firm on all phases of litigation from intake to trial (or arbitration), negotiations, and appeal. Applicants should ideally have:

    ·       at least two years of experience in civil litigation (or federal clerkship experience)

    ·       an exceptional academic background

    ·       experience in, or a demonstrated passion for, employment and labor rights

    ·       skills and experience working directly with clients, drafting briefs, handling discovery, and taking depositions

    ·       excellent research and writing skills

    ·       admission to the Washington State Bar Association

    ·       a commitment to justice for workers

    Prior civil litigation experience or a judicial clerkship is required. Spanish language proficiency and interest in working with Spanish-speaking workers is desired.

    FFST values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Anticipated start date for this position is early to mid-2022.

    Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email your résumé, cover letter, law school transcript, and a writing sample to tbickerstaff@frankfreed.com.

    Frank Freed Subit & Thomas LLP 705 Second Avenue, Suite 1200

    Seattle, WA 98104-1798


  • 12/16/2021 3:37 PM | Anonymous

    Summary of Responsibilities

    Beresford Booth PLLC is seeking a Family Law Associate to join their downtown Edmonds practice group. A minimum of five (5) years of litigation experience, with at least 2 years in family law is required. This candidate will have the confidence and skill set required to successfully enter a fast-paced practice group and make a significant impact.

    The Associate position is outlined below. Note, this is a general description. Additional responsibilities will be required of the candidate.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Family Law Attorney provides legal advice and work product to a supervising attorney or client. In addition, this position:

    • Meets with clients and counsels them on their legal needs;
    • Conducts all aspects of discovery, gathers evidence in cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action.
    • Prepares legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments and testimony in preparation for presentation of case.
    • Prepares and attends oral arguments for mediations, motions, arbitrations, and trials.
    • Conducts legal research, prepares memorandum and legal pleadings, interviews clients and witnesses, and handles other details in preparation for trial.
    • Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses. May confer with colleagues with specialty in certain areas to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings.
    • Drafts various legal documents in a timely and consistent manner.

    Qualifications:

    • Admitted to and active member of the Washington State Bar Association;
    • Minimum of five (5) years of litigation experience; with at least two (2) years in the practice of family law;
    • Ability to regularly delegate work to staff;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to understand, analyze, interpret and convey complex information and concepts;
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills;
    • Demonstrated record of excellent client service;
    • Sound organizational skills. Detail-oriented and capable of handling a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment;
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet critical deadlines;
    • Keen analytical skills with ability for problem-solving;
    • Commitment to developing a book of business and utilizing Firm’s marketing tools to grow the book and practice as a whole;
    • Commitment to daily time entry into our time and billing software (TABS3); and
    • Commitment to the Firm’s mission statement and core values.

    Technology

    • Familiarity with FamilySoft;
    • PracticeMaster, TABS, and Worldox experience a plus;
    • Proficient in Office suite;
    • Ability to think through and troubleshoot standard technological issues;
    • General technology competence is expected.

    To Apply

    We offer competitive compensation, along with a comprehensive benefits package. Please email or mail your cover letter, resume, salary history and salary requirements to:  dimitas@beresfordlaw.com

    Beresford Booth is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


  • 12/16/2021 3:36 PM | Anonymous

    Associate Attorney – Real Estate

     

    Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. (HCMP) is seeking an associate attorney to become an integral part of the firm’s growing real estate transactional team. The ideal candidate will be junior to mid-level attorney with at least one year of general transactional experience. We are looking for a team player, a creative and practical problem solver, and a colleague with a good sense of humor. In this position, you will work with the real estate team representing our local, regional, and national clients in a full range of real estate matters, like purchase and sale transactions, leasing, financing, development and construction contracts, joint ventures, and condominium formation and governance documents.

     

    At HCMP, our culture is defined by our commitment to teamwork and cooperation. We value communication, mentorship, and recognition for accomplishment. Our firm thrives on it, and our clients appreciate it.

     

    Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a confidential resume and cover letter to hr@hcmp.com. HCMP is an equal-opportunity employer.


  • 12/16/2021 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    The AGO is 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 opportunities.

     

    For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov. Click on the links above to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities, visit the state's centralized recruitment site at www.careers.wa.gov. We encourage registration to our attorney e-mail subscription service.

    AAG – Social & Health Services Division, Child Support, Management Svcs. & Revenue Recovery Section (CMR) (DL: 12/20/21)

    AAG – Social & Health Services Division, Mental Health Section (DL: 12/20/21)

    AAG (Team Lead) – Social & Health Services Division (DL: 12/20/21)

    AAG (Experienced)– Consumer Protection Division (DL: 1/10/22)

    AAG – Consumer Protection Division (DL: 1/10/22)



  • 12/16/2021 3:28 PM | Anonymous

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington has extended the application deadline for our Legal Director position to January 15, 2022

     

    The ACLU of Washington is a non-profit, public interest organization devoted to protecting civil rights and civil liberties. Its staff and numerous volunteers typically work in a fast-paced and friendly office in downtown Seattle. Currently, the office is operating remotely.

     


  • 12/16/2021 3:27 PM | Anonymous

    Senior Business Associate Attorney

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking a senior business associate attorney to join its Seattle office. OMW is a mid-size, multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 120 years.  We take pride in providing exceptional legal services while, at the same time, offering our employees a professional, collegial, and inclusive culture, as well as a fun work environment.

    The firm emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of legal services and is seeking applicants with strong research and writing skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.  This position will focus on advising business clients on business and tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and contracting work, governance, entity formation, real estate, debtor/creditor (including bankruptcy, secured transactions, and commercial finance), joint ventures, and other business-related transactions. Applicant must have a Washington State bar license; LL.M. in taxation or an MBA is a plus.  Prior work experience and/or course of study in a business-related field is also desired.  The ideal candidate will have 5 or more relevant years of legal experience, either in-house or in a private firm, and will be expected to:

    ·       Provide legal support to senior attorneys by drafting, analyzing and interpreting agreements, contracts, and legal documents;

    ·       Research and analyze complex issues;

    ·       Assist with entity formations;

    ·       Strategize and negotiate solutions for clients;

    ·       Ability to manage multifaceted business transactions and closings; and

    ·       Perform work independently to achieve client objectives.

    Desired Skills:

    ·       Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

    ·       Team oriented, while remaining self-motivated

    ·       Attention to detail

    ·       Display of ownership with job responsibilities

    ·       Strong communication skills

    ·       Quick learner

    We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing, paid time off, paid parental leave, life insurance, long-term disability, an employee assistance program, and transportation assistance.

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, 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, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

    For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp, Human Resources Director, at stipp@omwlaw.com or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.


  • 12/16/2021 3:26 PM | Anonymous

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney for its Seattle office.  OMW is a multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years.  OMW takes pride in providing exceptional legal services while, at the same time, offering its employees a professional, friendly and inclusive culture, as well as a fun work environment.

    OMW emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of high-quality legal services and is seeking applicants with strong research and writing skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.  This position will support the litigation department with focuses on insurance coverage, product liability, environmental, trust litigation and commercial litigation matters.  Applicants must have a Washington State bar license.

    The ideal candidate will have 2 or more years of civil litigation practice experience and will be expected to:

    ·       Provide legal support to senior attorneys by drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts and legal documents;

    ·       Research and analyze complex legal issues;

    ·       Draft correspondence, pleadings, briefs and other legal documents;

    ·       Manage all aspects of discovery, including the handling of electronically stored data and voluminous document productions and associated review;

    ·       Assist senior attorneys with trial preparation and/or to provide trial support;

    ·       Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions;

    ·       Communicate with prospective and existing clients in a professional and courteous manner;

    ·       Conduct and assist with depositions and other motions practice and court hearings;

    ·       Perform work independently to achieve client objectives.

    Desired Skills:

    ·       Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

    ·       Team oriented, while remaining self-motivated

    ·       Attention to detail

    ·       Display of ownership with job responsibilities

    ·       Quick learner

    ·       Strong communication skills

    We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing, paid time off, paid parental leave, life insurance, long-term disability, an employee assistance program, and transportation assistance.

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, 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, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

    For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp, Human Resources Director, at stipp@omwlaw.com or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.


  • 12/16/2021 3:17 PM | Anonymous

    Columbia Legal Services seeks an experienced Staff Attorney to join our statewide advocacy team. Our staff attorneys engage in systemic, multi-forum legal advocacy and community engagement to dismantle the structures that perpetuate poverty, racism, and other injustices in Washington. The candidate may choose to be based in any of our five offices. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CLS staff have primarily been working remotely. Once it is safe to fully reopen the offices, this position may still do some remote work but will also require some physical presence at the office, as well as an ability to attend required meetings at the office and in the community. 

    Responsibilities: • Collaborate with advocates on complex trial, appellate, and class action litigation in state, federal, and administrative forums. • Advance policy advocacy in the state legislature and at the local and federal level. • Investigate practices and laws identified by the communities we serve that adversely affect their rights or benefits and devise creative strategies for addressing these problems. • Collaborate with community groups to support their initiatives and strategies. • Coordinate with other advocacy groups, legal services organizations, and the private bar to identify opportunities to advance the law for our client populations and communities. • Analyze complex problems using a race equity lens and develop creative, practical, systemic solutions in conjunction with clients and communities most impacted by these problems.

    In addition to the above responsibilities, experienced attorneys have these additional responsibilities: • Develop legal and litigation skills of more junior staff attorneys, including being a thought partner on research projects and development of cases and investigations. Who We Are Position Summary Staff Attorney (Experienced) Page 2 of 3 • Initiate and develop new cases and supervise and manage cases. • Mentor and support advocacy team members. This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee, and others may be assigned. 

    TO APPLY

    Send a cover letter, resume, and a 5-10 page writing sample in PDF format to careers@columbialegal.org. Please make Staff Attorney (Experienced) your subject line. We accept applications on a rolling basis, with priority given to those received before December 20. CLS will contact you only if we decide to pursue your application.


    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application process, please contact the above email. We are committed to an environment of mutual respect, collaboration, and equal opportunity for all employees, and strongly encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, people who have been affected by mass incarceration, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups. We believe in building and sustaining an organization that is reflective of the communities we serve, and is diverse in work background, experience, education, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, or sensory, mental and physical abilities. We believe that the resulting diversity is both a source of program strength and a matter of fundamental human fairness. 

  • 12/16/2021 3:12 PM | Anonymous
    Position Details

    This recruitment is to fill two (2) vacancies - one is a newly budgeted position approved beginning 1/1/2022, and the other is an upcoming vacancy of a current staff member.

    *The salary range has been updated to reflect the 2022 salary as of 12.14.21*

    Both positions are open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis, starting with the first review on Monday, December 20th. 

    The City Prosecutors perform professional, legal work with primary responsibility for prosecution of misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes and infractions in King County District Court.


    Our ideal candidate is:
    • A knowledgeable, experienced municipal prosecutor
    • A team player, able to work in a dynamic environment by taking initiative for work
    • An employee and co-worker who brings their genuine self to the workplace
    OUR CITY
    The City of Auburn was incorporated in 1891, and has since bloomed into a perfect place to live, visit, explore, and play.  With over 29.8 square miles of land, two rivers, and two counties, Auburn is home to over 80,000 residents and hundreds of businesses, ranging from manufacturing to retail.

    WORKING IN AUBURN
    The City operates as a Strong-Mayor form of Mayor-Council government, with a City Council of seven at-large members.  The management team at the City of Auburn includes the Mayor and nine Department Directors from the following departments: Administration, Community Development, Finance, Human Resources, Innovation & Technology, Legal, Parks & Arts & Recreation, Police, and Public Works.  With a mission to improve the lives of Auburn residents, promote diversity, and support economic growth, Team Auburn is a great place to work!

    THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
    The City Attorney's office represents the City in its day-to-day operations and provides legal advice to the Mayor, City Council, and Boards & Commissions that make up the municipal government of the City of Auburn.  The team consists of three divisions: Civil, Prosecution, and the City Clerk's office. Primary Duties

    In this job, you will:

    • Appear at prosecution court proceedings including, but not limited to, arraignments, pre-trial hearings, motions, jury/bench trials, sentencings, review hearings, and contested infraction hearings.
    • Review cases for criminal charging, and ready charged cases for in-court prosecution by preparing necessary documents and contacting needed witnesses/victims and opposing counsel.
    • Prepare briefs/legal documents for court proceedings.
    • Use Westlaw to research legal issues relating to City prosecution.
    • Manage criminal prosecution caseload, coordinating with the Police Department and Courts for effective and efficient case management.
    While these are some of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please CLICK HERE to view a full list.


  • 12/16/2021 3:10 PM | Anonymous

    About Stoel Rives and the Technology & Intellectual Property Practice

    Stoel Rives’ Technology & Intellectual Property (TIP) practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, regulatory law, and litigation related to intellectual property rights (patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets). Our patent litigation team mobilizes technical and scientific knowledge, business understanding and courtroom experience. Our attorneys have handled hundreds of patent litigations in courts throughout the United States, including in those jurisdictions known for speedy depositions and expedited paths to trial.

    If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.
    Like all of the firm’s practice groups, the TIP group at Stoel Rives greatly values diversity. In 2019, fifty percent of income partner promotions, and fifty percent of new hires identify as women, racial and ethnic minorities, and/or LGBTQ+ lawyers.  More broadly, in 2020, the majority of the firm’s Executive Committee consisted of diverse attorneys. 

     
    Role Overview

    The Seattle office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks an associate with 1-4 years’ experience with intellectual property and technology litigation experience. Patent bar registration is preferred, but not required.

    The Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role

    We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all of these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    • 1-4 years’ experience in intellectual property (IP) litigation as well as experience with IP licensing and other commercial agreements;  
    • Substantive experience with patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets; 
    • Familiarity with technology transactions, IP commercial agreements, and unfair competition issues; 
    • Strong communication skills, including the ability to listen actively, think critically, and communicate complex concepts to multiple audiences through concise written and oral advocacy; 
    • Strong judgment, ownership, responsiveness, and perseverance;
    • Strong intellectual curiosity, creativity, and self-motivation/initiative; 
    • Uncompromising commitment to professional ethics, client service, and team success; 
    • JD from an accredited law school;
    • Active membership in the Washington State bar or the ability to waive in.  

    Stoel Rives: Part of Our Team

    A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?”  At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm. We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.

    How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives

    At Stoel Rives, you will enjoy a robust benefits package that includes an inclusive parental leave policy, paid family medical leave, equivalent health benefits for LGBTQ+ employees’ spouses and partners, a generous employer health savings account contribution, telemedicine services, day care and medical expense flexible spending account, and employee assistance program. In 2017, we launched an extended leave support program for our lawyers who take family, medical, and other approved leaves. This program also aids with transitioning to and from leave.

    We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and work-life balance.  

    What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment

    Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle.

    We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities, along with participation in the OnRamp Fellowship for legal returners and the OnTrack Sponsorship program.