Beginning September 3, attorneys interested in applying for the 2020 Pierce County Superior Court Pro Tem Commissioner List can pick up applications in Superior Court Administration, Room 334 or Commissioner Services Department, Room 110-14 at the County-City Building or may obtain them from Superior Court website; www.co.pierce.wa.us. **CURRENT PRO TEM COMMISSIONERS MUST APPLY FOR RE-APPOINTMENT**
Applications must be returned to Superior Court Administration, Room 334, no later than 4:30 P.M.,October 31, 2019. *PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE 4:30 P.M. DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.*
An applicant must have a minimum of five years of experience in the State of Washington and may not serve as a pro tem commissioner if appointed or serving as a Guardian Ad Litem for compensation under Title 11, 13 or 26.
The Uncarrier seeks an experienced attorney to join our operational compliance team. You will partner with cross-functional teams to develop, implement and maintain regulatory compliance policies and procedures. You will also serve as the primary point of contact and advisor to a number of teams within our technology department.
T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work thanks to our crew of diverse, multi-talented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBT employees by the Human rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index five years in a row, a designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index our diversity across gender, race, and ideas drives us forward.
At T-Mobile, you can #BeYou as a member of this T-Mobile Compliance team!
The Seattle City Attorney's Office is seeking an Assistant City Attorney to join the Government Affairs section.The Government Affairs practice group provides legal advice and civil litigation services on a wide variety of local government topics. This selected attorney will assist with drafting legislation to address Seattle issues, advising City policy makers, and defending City legislation and other City policies in court. In addition to this opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to public service, the City Attorney's Office offers a generous benefit program which includes paid leave benefits, paid parental and family leave, low cost health benefits, and the opportunity to participate in a defined benefit retirement program. Please apply through the Seattle City’s job website HERE. [Closes 9/3/2019 @ 4:00 pm]
CITY ATTORNEY ♦ City of Vancouver, Washington ♦ Salary: $163,044 - $212,040 ♦ Vancouver, WA, (pop. 185,000) is located 10 miles north of Portland, OR. The City Attorney’s Office has 31 FTE’s, including 17 attorneys, a biennial operating budget of $5.6 million, and has two divisions - Criminal Prosecution and Civil. A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, and 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience, including least 5 years in a management and leadership position in a law office of comparable size and complexity. Experience practicing municipal or other government law, including trial experience, is required. Candidates must have membership in the Washington State Bar or ability to secure membership upon appointment and a license to practice law in the Federal courts. For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments." For questions, call 206-368-0050. First review of applications: September 1, 2019 (open until filled).
POSITION TITLE: Volunteer Lawyer Program Manager
COMPENSATION: $4,449‐$5,035.88 per month, plus benefits
RECRUITMENT CLOSES: Position is open until filled.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program is a cooperative partnership between Community Action of Skagit County (Community Action) and the Skagit County Bar Association. The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) provides free, high quality, efficient and innovative civil legal assistance to low‐income people through the recruitment, training, mentoring, supervision, and support of volunteer lawyers. The VLP relies on the participation of lawyers who volunteer their time to assist low‐income residents of Skagit County with their civil legal needs. Pro bono services are provided through advice and brief service clinics, unbundled legal services, and full direct representation.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager works under the direction of both a Steering Committee designated by the Skagit County Bar Association and the Community Services Division Director of Community Action. The manager provides leadership in planning, developing, and implementing of the objectives of the program, and facilitates activities that ensure that the vision, mission, and initiatives of the program are effectively implemented and shared with the broader community. The manager regularly interfaces with other programs within Community Action, as well as with external organizations as a point of contact for the program, and stays well‐informed on statewide and national equal justice related issues and advises the Steering Committee with respect to applicability in Skagit County. This is a full‐time exempt position.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
1. Manage and coordinate program services including coordinating regular legal advice clinics, developing community education classes, facilitating referrals for limited‐scope representation and full direct representation, and coordinating legal services at community events.
2. Develop and maintain ongoing working relationships with Skagit County attorneys in order to foster active participation in the program, and with Community Action programs and external community organizations to enhance access to civic legal assistance.
3. Recruit, train, and support (including developing mentorship opportunities) a panel of volunteer attorneys and paralegals for participation in various program activities.
4. Train and supervise support staff.
5. Maintain records of client eligibility, client contacts, and services provided in compliance with grant requirements.
6. Provide assistance with the planning, content development, and facilitation of Steering Committee meetings.
7. Compile statistical information and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports for both the Steering Committee and grant administrators.
8. Write grant applications and pursue other funding sources and activities, including fundraising events and sponsorships, and comply with all reporting requirements.
9. Develop draft budgets and strategic plans for program operations.
10. Maintain a collaborative working relationship with the statewide network of Volunteer Lawyer Programs. Facilitate efforts to develop, strengthen, promote and sustain collaborative projects between the Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program and other Alliance for Equal Justice members.
11. Assist the VLP to achieve and sustain compliance with best practice standards as set forth in the Washington Pro Bono Program Standards.
12. Participate directly in the delivery of legal advice and other legal services to low‐income clients as needed and instructed by the Steering Committee.
13. Attend Community Action meetings, trainings, etc., as jointly instructed by Community Action and the VLP Steering Committee.
14. Other duties as may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: Education & Experience
Member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Competency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. Working knowledge of standard office procedures and technologies (telephone, computer, printer, photocopier, scanner, facsimile machine, 10‐key) is needed. Experience working with volunteers. Must have strong and effective communication skills (oral and written), capable of relating to all levels: individual, agency, community, state, regulatory and courts. Knowledge of civil legal procedures with emphasis in area of family law. Supervisory skills for managing support staff and large panel of volunteer attorneys and paralegals. Good judgment and strong interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Demonstrated issue identification and problem solving skills. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must be innovative and have the ability to explore new techniques. Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. A demonstrated cultural competence and experience working with low‐income client communities, which may include diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, persons with limited English proficiency, persons with disabilities, etc. A demonstrated passion and commitment to the principles of Access to Justice and to the development of programs and initiatives designed to ensure that low‐income persons have access to the legal help they need. License(s) & Certification(s) Must have valid driver license and auto liability insurance, if personal vehicle is used for work‐related travel. Other Desired Qualifications: Program design experience and/or project management experience. Experience providing civil legal services to low‐income clients, preferably in a volunteer lawyer program setting. Experience managing programs for an agency or non‐profit, preferably in the delivery of legal services to low income individuals. A demonstrated basic knowledge and understanding of the uses of technology in the justice system. A strategic thinker and creative problem‐solver with strong analytical skills. Experience developing relationships for resource development and fundraising. Experience and skill in engaging with an active Board of Directors. Experience in compliance with grant, contract and legal aid principles and requirements. Familiarity with Legal Server program.
TO APPLY: Submit the following to: Recruitment@CommunityActionSkagit.org, or Community Action of Skagit County, 330 Pacific Place, Mount Vernon, WA, 98273.
1. A completed Community Action Application for Employment form*
2. Your resume
3. A letter of interest identifying the position you are applying for and describing how you meet the qualifications for the position
4. Writing sample Only application packets containing the above items, and those received by the stated closing date and time, will be considered. Community Action of Skagit County reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to, other positions with similar employment requirements.
Community Action of Skagit County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. *Application forms and job announcements are available at the above address and also at our website, www.CommunityActionSkagit.org.
Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) is adding to our legal team! This full-time position will provide legal services to low-income residents of Kirkland, focusing on housing and family law. This position is a two-year pilot program, funded by the city of Kirkland, with possible extensions, based on funding.
This is a dynamic opportunity to make equal access to justice in our community a reality. Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) provides civil legal services to survivors of domestic violence (DV) throughout King County, medical-legal assistance to individuals experiencing health-harming legal issues, and pro bono legal aid to low-income individuals in East King County.
Please read the qualifications (below) carefully. Before applying, you MUST have a current license to practice law in Washington State, you MUST have a passion for equal justice for marginalized communities, and you MUST have the ability to work in a holacratic organization.
Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week)
2019 Salary: $56,650.00 /year (with step increases indexed for inflation and seniority). Benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation and sick time, matching 401k, medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, bar dues, fully compensated CLEs, and a fully paid ORCA card.
Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. This listing is open until filled.
Eastside Legal Assistance Program’s Statement on Discrimination
Eastside Legal Assistance Program is committed to a policy of pluralism and equal opportunity in an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices for its client communities, Board, and staff. Pluralism refers to the active promotion of mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity among people who are diverse in work background, experience, education, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, sensory, mental and physical abilities, veteran status, or any other perceived differences. The resulting diversity is both a source of program strength and a matter of fundamental human fairness.
The Seattle Office of Labor Standards would like to share our Policy Manager listing with WWL. Interested members can apply or learn more at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2509805/policy-manager?page=6&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.
City of Kent Seeks Applicants for Municipal Court Judge Vacancy
Deadline to apply: August 23, 2019
KENT, Wash., July 30, 2019—The City of Kent is seeking qualified applicants for Kent Municipal Court Judge to fill the vacancy that will be created when Judge Glenn Phillips retires later this year. Candidates are not required to live in Kent, but they must reside in King County. State law requires candidates to be U.S. citizens and licensed to practice law in Washington.
Interested applicants should submit the following to https://jobs.kentwa.gov/jobs by August 23, 2019:
Uniform Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire
King County Bar Supplemental Questionnaire
Select candidates will be asked to serve as judge pro tem in the Kent Municipal Court prior to final selection. They will also be interviewed by Mayor Dana Ralph, and a panel selected by the Mayor. Upon completion of the evaluation process, Mayor Ralph will appoint a judge to the vacant position through December 31, 2021. To retain the seat, the judge must run for election in November 2021.
The City of Kent gives equal consideration and treatment to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of qualifications and merit, without unlawful discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, families with children, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, religion, age, marital status or military status.
Candidates may contact court administrator Margaret Yetter at 253-856-5735 or MYetter@KentWA.gov with questions.
Located between Seattle and Tacoma, Kent is the sixth largest city in Washington and the third largest in King County, serving a diverse population of more than 129,000. Kent drives aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries globally and is home to forward-thinking businesses that offer a wide range of job opportunities. With beautiful parks, trails and open spaces, the Green River and views of Mount Rainier, Kent also has great outdoor recreational options, along with good schools and a wide range of sports and entertainment opportunities. Learn more about Kent at KentWA.gov.
The Seattle City Attorney's Office is seeking a Civil Division Chief to manage complex civil matters in the City of Seattle's fast paced and demanding environment. The Civil Division's main purpose is to help City client departments navigate obstacles and achieve policy goals by strategically using resources to meet diverse demands. This position leads a team of more than 100 attorneys and legal support staff and serves as a member of the City Attorney's Executive Team. In addition to this opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to public service, the City Attorney's Office offers a generous benefit program which includes paid leave benefits, paid parental and family leave, low cost health benefits, and the opportunity to participate in a defined benefit retirement program. Please apply through the Seattle City’s job website HERE. [Closes 8/13/2019 @ 4:00 pm]
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office is seeking an Assistant City Attorney to join their Precinct Liaison Program. This selected attorney will work in partnership with the Seattle Police Department, Mayor's Office, City Council, City Departments, prosecutor's office, community groups and government authorities to solve neighborhood problems, improve public safety, and enhance the quality of life of community members. The current opening is for a Liaison Attorney who will work out of the West Precinct. Please apply through the Seattle City’s job website HERE. [Closes 8/13/2019 @ 4:00 pm]
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office is seeking an experience Assistant City Attorney to support the Office of Housing in affordable housing real estate transactions. With a team of high-quality public lenders as this attorney’s principal client, this person will represent the City in advising and negotiating on a wide variety of LIHTC transactions. Using a blend of local funding sources, Seattle is producing and preserving affordable rental housing at an unprecedented pace. In addition to this opportunity to be part of the solution to the affordability challenges facing Seattle, the City Attorney's Office offers a generous benefit program which includes paid leave benefits, paid parental and family leave, low cost health benefits, and the opportunity to participate in a defined benefit retirement program. Please apply through the Seattle City’s job website HERE. [Closes 8/20/2019 @ 4:00 pm]
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
1201 PACIFIC AVENUE
TACOMA, WA 98402
About the Office:
United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the Western District of Washington is responsible for representing the federal government in virtually all litigation in the Western District of Washington (WDWA) that involves the United States in some way. A large portion of the work involves criminal prosecutions for violations of federal law. The office also handles civil lawsuits by or against a Department or agency of the United States, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. The USAO is divided into two litigating Divisions (Criminal and Civil). The main office is located in Seattle, Washington and a branch office is located in Tacoma, Washington. The office has an authorized strength of approximately 74 Assistant United States Attorneys.
Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.
The Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division pursue prosecutions for violations of federal law that occur within the District. Criminal Division Assistant United States Attorneys advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court, and at times represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The attorney hired for this position will be assigned a variety of criminal matters involving various areas of federal law but with a particular focus on violent crime. This position will be located in Tacoma Office. The successful applicant for this positions should anticipate spending the first several months in the position working at the Seattle office for training, and will be required to come to Seattle periodically as needed for casework and additional training.
The applicant must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years post-J.D. experience. Ideal qualifications include at least five years of post-J.D. litigation experience. Any applicant with experience with addressing violent crime issues either as a prosecutor or defense lawyer should provide information about that experience in the cover letter.
Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and an ability to synthesize a wide range of data, help direct an investigation and have the ability to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills, strong research and interpersonal skills, and good judgment. Applicants must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills, and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment and in the highest ethical manner.
Applicants will be expected to do their own legal research and writing, and will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants also must demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic court filing, and electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
Assistant United States Attorneys' pay is administratively determined based, in part, on the number of years of professional attorney experience. The range of pay with locality is $67,816 to $166,400.
Occasional travel within and outside the District will be required.
Interested persons must email the following items in pdf format to the email address listed below:
A cover letter referencing Vacancy Announcement: 19-WDWA-AUSA-01 (Criminal-Tacoma)
A detailed resume that includes the month/year start and end dates for each position held
A law school transcript for any applicant with less than five years of experience as an attorney; and
A writing sample meeting the criteria set forth below
Writing Sample: Include a sample of your legal writing, such as a portion or all of an appellate brief, memorandum of points and authorities, or opinion letter. The writing sample should be a recent example of your work and demonstrate your ability to analyze legal issues and present that analysis in written form.
The sample should be predominantly your own work. If the document was edited by others, include a cover memo that briefly describes the level of editing that occurred.
Brian T. Moran
United States Attorney c/o Tessa M. Gorman
First Assistant United States Attorney 700 Stewart Street, Suite 5220
Seattle, Washington 98101
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Relocation expenses are not authorized.
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