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  • 12/27/2020 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    Thurston County Public Defense is currently recruiting for one (1) full-time Defense Attorney position. A Defense Attorney practices in either District Court, Juvenile Court, or Superior Court with moderate supervision from a higher-level defense attorney.  Immediate placement for this position will be in Superior Court for felony representation consistent with Superior Court summary of duties linked here.

    Depending upon qualifications the successful applicant will be placed at a Defense Attorney II level. The Defense Attorney II is distinguished from the Defense Attorney I classification by years of experience and the responsibility to handle both adult and juvenile felony and misdemeanor caseloads.

  • 12/14/2020 11:18 AM | Anonymous

    GENERAL PURPOSE:

    This Legal Counsel I position is expected to provide legal analysis and counsel on a variety of legal matters including; intergovernmental agreement negotiations; land use and development regulations; environmental law; municipal law and policy matters.

    The Legal Counsel I classification is considered non-managerial professional, fully functional in all aspects of an industry/technical field. Positions at this level serve as a technical resource assisting in providing support and analysis to multiple functional areas. A Legal Counsel I works on moderately complex projects where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of variables using technical concepts competently and effectively.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the position:

    ·       Provide legal research, analysis, and strategic advice on a variety of legal matters, including: land use permits, development regulations, environmental law, intergovernmental agreements, railroad and utility relocation agreement negotiations, policy formation, and general municipal law matters;

    ·       Review new and existing statutes and local regulations, particularly land use and development regulations, and provide legal and strategic advice regarding statutes and legislation. Prepare, review, and negotiate, agreements and other legal documents.

    ·       Work closely with project and permit teams to review and revise permit application materials before submittal to Agencies Having Jurisdiction (AHJ’s);

    ·       Review environmental documents, work closely with project teams to obtain environmental permits, and negotiate with regulatory agencies;

    ·       Prepare, draft, and/or revise a variety of legal correspondence including letters, memos, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents;

    ·       Assist in representing the Agency in litigation claims and cases including discovery, motion, and trial practices;

    ·       Assist in legislative matters  including researching, reviewing and preparing resolutions, motions, policies, and other legislation, and provide recommendations to management staff;

    ·       Attend and participate in professional group meetings, and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law; and

    ·       Other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience

    Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree. Three years of increasingly responsible legal experience in a law firm, in-house legal department or government legal department. Experience in land use, environmental, real estate or municipal laws preferred and non-Legal experience in these areas may also be considered. 

    Required License or Certificate:

     Member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association.

    Required Knowledge of the following:

    ·       Basic legal principles, practices, and procedures;;

    ·       Methods and techniques of legal research, negotiating legal issues,  and agreements;

    ·       Judicial procedures and rules of evidence;

    ·       Legal precedents and court decisions impacting litigation; and

    ·       Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

    Ability and Skill to:

    ·       Provide clear, cogent, and practical legal advice in person and through well-written documents;

    ·       Engage in appropriate oral and written communication with variety of individuals including, employees, general public, elected officials, community leaders, and local, state, and federal agencies;

    ·       Properly interpret and  make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies;

    ·       Negotiate effectively with other parties;

    ·       Manage multiple tasks concurrently, set objectives and goals, and be flexible to re-prioritize competing demands as needed;

    ·       Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships, strong interpersonal skills, commitment and ability to work with diverse groups and individuals; demonstrate a curiosity and interest in all aspects of the Agency;

    ·       Demonstrate a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external individuals;

    ·       Maintain passion for learning and getting work done right;

    ·       Tread water without making waves; and

    ·       Maintain perspective and a sense of humor while working in a demanding, stressful and ever-changing environment.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    ·       Work is performed in a standard office environment.

    ·       Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.

    ·       The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

    Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

    .

    Potential applicants without land-use experience are encouraged to email me to set up a time to meet with our senior land-use attorney to ask about the work.  

     

     

    Desmond L. Brown

    Desmond.brown@soundtransit.org


  • 12/14/2020 11:16 AM | Anonymous

    Salary 

    $41.01 - $61.51 Hourly

    Location 

    Seattle, WA

    Job Type

    Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time

    Department

    Office of Labor Standards

    Job Number

    2020-00973

    Closing

    1/5/2021 4:00 PM Pacific

    Position Description

    The City of Seattle is a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps, and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. The mission of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice.
     
     The Office of Labor Standards has an opportunity for one strategic, adaptable Policy Analyst to join our highly skilled, innovative policy team in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. These positions will work on projects that further the development and implementation of Seattle's existing and future labor standards. Our forward-thinking work focuses on policies that advance economic justice, workplace equity, and worker well-being, and centers our City’s most vulnerable workers.  This work may include legislation, administrative rules, fiscal recommendations, and programs subject to review and approval by policy makers.
     
    The Policy Analyst plays an important role in promoting workplace equity, protecting the rights of low-wage workers, helping employers comply with labor standards, and advancing race and social justice. This position will work in an independent, self-directed manner with collaboration across the OLS team. Policy Analysts perform extensive policy and legal research, analysis, and writing; conduct stakeholder engagement; create reports, trainings, and outreach materials; provide compliance assistance; apply race and social justice principles to all levels of work.

    Job Responsibilities

    Here is more about what you will be doing: 

    ·      Champion Equity.  Apply race and social justice lens to all work and engage in office efforts to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity in City government and broader community.    

    ·      Policymaking. Facilitate and support stakeholder rule-making processes, including engagement with community and business organizations, employers, and workers. Conduct policy and legal research on leading enforcement and outreach practices as reported by national and local policy organizations, worker and business organizations, and local, state, and federal jurisdictions. Conduct policy and legal analysis of recommendations. Provide recommendations to the Policy Manager and Director. Create presentations, informational materials, and reports on policy recommendations and report on implementation and progress. Regularly engage with other City departments, the Mayor's Office, elected officials, other jurisdictions, and the general public. 

    ·      Legislative and rule development. Lead and support efforts to draft legislation, administrative rules, and other written documents that incorporate multiple levels of feedback and review from internal and external stakeholders. Be highly attuned to issues that affect the workplace and policies that can mitigate or eliminate negative impacts on the most vulnerable communities, including low-wage workers, people of color, and immigrants and refugees. 

    ·      Outreach. Support the office's outreach efforts through established and innovative means including but not limited to development of awareness campaigns; creation and delivery of trainings; creation of informational materials; management of limited budgets; and provision of expert-level, compliance assistance. 

    ·      OLS Commission/Worker Standards Board. Provide programmatic support for the Labor Standards Advisory Commission and/or the Domestic Workers Standards Board by assisting with administrative needs; coordinating subcommittees and occasional special events; performing research; making presentations on the office's work; and facilitating discussions amongst members. 

    ·      Strategic enforcement campaigns and other special projects. Support the office’s efforts to develop innovative approaches to enforcement and outreach that involve cross team collaborations and community partnerships.  Further the office’s policy goals through the successfully execution of various special projects, including participation and leadership on inter-departmental teams, drafting responses to Council resolutions, statement of legislative intents, or City Audits, and facilitation of consultant contracts and/or studies for policy or other projects.

    Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to:

    • Apply strong reasoning and analysis skills to quickly understand, evaluate, and comfortably navigate policies, public policy, legal requirements, and data. 

    • Research, develop, and implement policies, laws, administrative rules, and programs.  

    • Draft briefs, ordinances, administrative rules, and policies.  
    • Project management, especially in producing, tracking and managing multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines.  
    • Adapt easily to changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, team-oriented and political environment.
    • Develop and deliver technical trainings and other presentations.
    • Commit to listening, creating space for diverse perspectives, and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes.
    • Communicate with clarity and tact, create trusted partnerships, and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. 
    • Recognize how institutional racism and government has contributed to inequality and the wealth gap between white people and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

    You will be prepared for this role if you have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Understanding of race equity, especially as it pertains to the workplaces, workplace policies, and worker’s rights.
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws, including Seattle's labor standards.  
    • Familiarity with government, including enforcement agencies and their investigative role, and worker’s rights. 
    • Comfort with interacting with elected officials and the public and with collaborating with workers, employers, and community or business organizations. 
    • Exceptional critical thinking skills with strong analytical skills and understanding of public policy     and the policy-making process. 
    • Experience building collaborative relationships with vulnerable populations, including those who may not have English proficiency.
    • Exceptional technical writing, editing and data analysis and oral communication skills.
    • Facilitation, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills. 
    • The ability to work in an independent, self-directed manner and collaborate with a team. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 suite of products (e.g. MS Outlook, Office, OneNote, Excel) for communications, data analysis, and reports.
    Qualifications

    The work of this position requires experience in research, development, drafting and implementation of ordinances, rules, policies, laws and/or programs. 

    It is desired that the successful applicant will have a professional career that reflects a commitment to both race and social justice and worker’s rights and who has:

    • Promoted racial and social equity and worker’s rights through thoughtful business, community and community engagement, education, or policy development.

    • Delivered meaningful outcomes by working with a diverse range of partners.

    • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative teamwork and a strong work-ethic.

    • A passion for, and experience contributing meaningfully to, ending systemic racism.

    • An ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable working environment supported by collaborative, productive and respectful relationships.

    • Championed racial equity by centering BIPOC communities in the development of policy and program administration.


    The work requires being comfortable working in a politically sensitive environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
     
     Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

    Additional Information

    Additional Information:

    This full-time position is classified as a Strategic Advisor, General Government.
     
     Application Process:
     In addition to completing the application 
    www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle please upload:

    • A  cover letter explaining your interest and capability to perform this job.  
    • A PDF resume which illustrates your related skills and abilities.

    Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience.
     
     Questions? Please contact Pam Inch, Senior Executive Recruiter at Pam.Inch@seattle.gov.
     
     To learn more about the Office of Labor Standards, please visit: 
    https://www.seattle.gov/laborstandards


  • 12/14/2020 11:15 AM | Anonymous

    Public Defender attorneys provide effective legal representation to indigent adult and juvenile clients in criminal cases, probation cases, and limited categories of civil cases filed in Skagit County District Court, Juvenile Court, and/or Superior Court.

    Salary Range upon hire, depending on qualifications:
    Public Defender I:            $33.38-$35.75 per hour
    Public Defender II:           $35.71-$38.26 per hour
    Public Defender III:          $38.26-$41.00 per hour

     

    Speak Spanish (desired, but not required).

     

    Skagit County offers a competitive benefits package.

     

    Skagit County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    It is the policy of Skagit County to follow all federal and state laws to ensure non-discrimination in its employment practices.

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice: Individuals, who need an ADA accommodation to complete the application, test or interview process, please call: (360) 416-1382.

     

    Closes 12/31/2020

     

    For full job description and to apply, click here.

     

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/skagitwa/jobs/2926402/public-defender-i-ii-iii?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


  • 12/14/2020 11:14 AM | 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 attorney opportunities.  If you have questions or concerns about the recruitment and interviewing process in light of social distancing guidelines, you are encouraged to contact Linda Nakamura at Linda.Nakamura@atg.wa.gov or (206) 464-6446.

     

    AAG - Medicaid Fraud Control Division  (DL:  1/4/2021) - The Medicaid Fraud Control Division seeks a PROSECUTOR/LITIGATOR to investigate, prosecute and litigate Medicaid provider fraud as well as abuse and neglect of persons in residential facilities using a full array of civil and criminal remedies. 

    New!  AAG - Public Lands and Conservation Division  (DL:  1/5/2021) - The Public Lands and Conservation Division seeks to fill an Assistant Attorney General position in the Fish, Wildlife & Parks Section.

    New!  Division Chief - Consumer Protection Division  (DL:  1/10/2021) - The AGO seeks an experienced attorney, manager and outstanding leader to serve as Division Chief of the Consumer Protection Division.



    Click on the links above to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities.  You can also visit the state's centralized recruitment site at 
    www.careers.wa.gov. For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov. I also encourage you to sign up to receive affirmative notification of these opportunities by registering to the AGO’s e-mail subscription service HERE.

    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, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation 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 information in an alternative format may contact 
    Kalea Muigai at 360-586-7698.  Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or 
    www.washingtonrelay.com.


  • 12/03/2020 4:57 PM | Anonymous

    Description (To apply)

    SALARY: $105K - $155K

    GENERAL PURPOSE:

    This Legal Counsel I position is expected to provide legal analysis and counsel on a variety of legal matters including; intergovernmental agreement negotiations; land use and development regulations; environmental law; municipal law and policy matters.

    The Legal Counsel I classification is considered non-managerial professional, fully functional in all aspects of an industry/technical field. Positions at this level serve as a technical resource assisting in providing support and analysis to multiple functional areas. A Legal Counsel I works on moderately complex projects where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of variables using technical concepts competently and effectively.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the position:

    • Provide legal research, analysis, and strategic advice on a variety of legal matters, including: land use permits, development regulations, environmental law, intergovernmental agreements, railroad and utility relocation agreement negotiations, policy formation, and general municipal law matters.
      Review new and existing statutes and local regulations, particularly land use and development regulations, and provide legal and strategic advice regarding statutes and legislation. Prepare, review, and negotiate, agreements and other legal documents.
      Work closely with project and permit teams to review and revise permit application materials before submittal to Agencies Having Jurisdiction (AHJ’s).
      Review environmental documents, work closely with project teams to obtain environmental permits, and negotiate with regulatory agencies.
      Prepare, draft, and/or revise a variety of legal correspondence including letters, memos, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
      Assist in representing the Agency in litigation claims and cases including discovery, motion, and trial practices.
      Assist in legislative matters including researching, reviewing and preparing resolutions, motions, policies, and other legislation, and provide recommendations to management staff;
      Attend and participate in professional group meetings, and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law.
      It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
      It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices.
      Other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience :
    Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree. Three years of increasingly responsible legal experience in a law firm, in-house legal department or government legal department. Experience in land use, environmental, real estate or municipal laws preferred and non-Legal experience in these areas may also be considered. 

    Required License or Certificate:
    Member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association or other state Bar Association with the expectation of obtaining the Washington Bar Association License .

    Required Knowledge of the following:
    • Basic legal principles, practices, and procedures;;
    • Methods and techniques of legal research, negotiating legal issues,  and agreements;
    • Judicial procedures and rules of evidence;
    • Legal precedents and court decisions impacting litigation; and
    • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

    Ability and Skill to:
    • Provide clear, cogent, and practical legal advice in person and through well-written documents;
    • Engage in appropriate oral and written communication with variety of individuals including, employees, general public, elected officials, community leaders, and local, state, and federal agencies;
    • Properly interpret and  make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies;
    • Negotiate effectively with other parties;
    • Manage multiple tasks concurrently, set objectives and goals, and be flexible to re-prioritize competing demands as needed;
    • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships, strong interpersonal skills, commitment and ability to work with diverse groups and individuals; demonstrate a curiosity and interest in all aspects of the Agency;
    • Demonstrate a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external individuals;
    • Maintain passion for learning and getting work done right;
    • Tread water without making waves; and
    • Maintain perspective and a sense of humor while working in a demanding, stressful and ever-changing environment.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
    • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.
    • The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

    Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • 12/03/2020 4:51 PM | Anonymous

    ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

    For the Office of Guardianship and Elder Services and Other Divisions

     

    Job #:       2020-34

    Status:      Regular, Full-Time*

    Location:    Olympia, Washington

    Salary:      Range 40: $37,728 — $48,996 per year (DOQ)

    Opens:      November 25, 2020

    Closes:      December 18, 2020

    *This recruitment will be used to fill several vacant positions.  Some positions may be project-based or grant-funded.

     This position supports many Washington State courts in a variety of administrative functions that support the Office of Guardianship and Elder Services as well as supporting various boards, committees, and Supreme Court Judges Association. Independent performance of a broad range of assignments and projects requires substantive knowledge of a variety of processes, procedures, policies, rules and agency standards. Problems are generally resolved by choosing from established procedures or devising solutions. Guidance is available for new or unusual situations. Work is periodically reviewed. Detailed information (scope of responsibility, essential activities, and key competencies, etc.) can be found by viewing the Job Description at Washington Courts Careers, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts and the Announcement.

    More Details here

  • 12/03/2020 4:48 PM | Anonymous
    CLASS SUMMARY  Apply Here!

    The City of Spokane Public Defender's Office seeks creative, client-focused advocates to join our diverse team of public defense attorneys. If you have a passion for public defense and a commitment to representing indigent persons, you have found your team!

    Successful candidates are dedicated advocates, think critically and creatively in a fast-paced environment and are open to accepting feedback and opportunities to grow.

    • You use independent judgment, to determine the proper course of action within the limits of law.
    • You have the ability to maintain extensive outside contacts, to obtain or supply factual information.
    • You must be able to prepare legal briefs and develop strategy, arguments and testimony.
    • You have strong negotiation skills and bring those to court, in defense of your clients.
    • You care about your community and the citizens that you serve.
    Our Public Defenders have professional development opportunities, annual pay step increases, a flexible schedule and great employee benefits, including a pension plan!

    As another benefit, a Public Defender I will automatically promote to a Public Defender II after one year, accompanied by a starting salary of $67,006.01. The pay range for Public Defender II goes up to a yearly salary of $98,248.75.

    Please visit the City of Spokane Career Center at governmentjobs.com/careers/spokanecity, for the full job specification and compensation details.EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS
    • Prepares and conducts legal defense before the Court including representation at first appearance and arraignment.
    • Gathers evidence and conducts legal research to formulate defense against charges.
    • Interviews clients and witnesses and may work with an investigator to ascertain case facts, and handles other details in preparation for trial or case resolution.
    • Prepares legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments and testimony in preparation for presentation of the case.
    • Negotiates resolution with prosecutors on non-trial cases.
    • Represents client in court, examining and cross-examining witnesses. Summarizes case to jury.
    • Provides advice by phone to DUI arrestees who have asked for such advice of counsel during business and non-business hours.
    • Confers with colleagues with specialty in area of law to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings, such as therapeutic courts.
    • Performs related work as required.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Open Entry Requirements:
    (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.)

    • Membership: Membership in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association, whether by exam, diploma privilege by graduation from an accredited law school, or APR 6.
    EXAMINATION DETAILS

    Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for promotion. The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows:

    • T&E: 100%
    T&E EVALUATION DETAILS
    The T&E examination consists of a Supplemental Questionnaire. The questions may be viewed online under the tab marked "QUESTIONS" on the job announcement page. The T&E must be submitted online at the time of application. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.
    • Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details, and are subject to verification.
    • Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question.
    • Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments to the application will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online.
    • "See Resume" or "See above", etc. are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
    • Changes or corrections to your responses cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. Duplicate applications will be disqualified
    • TIP: It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted.

    Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills.
     
    Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
     
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.


  • 12/03/2020 4:45 PM | Anonymous

    Schroeter Goldmark & Bender (SGB) seeks an attorney with 2 to 5 years of experience to join our team. Founded in 1969, SGB has a rich tradition of holding powerful companies, government actors, and people accountable for the harm they’ve caused. We represent people across a broad range of practice areas, including serious personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, class actions, sexual assault, and employment law to name a few. At our firm, we value teamwork, diversity, mentorship, curiosity, good humor, and caring for our clients and each other.

     

    We are looking for an attorney who is adept at legal research, writes well, knows how to handle civil discovery and take a deposition, likes to appear in court, and wants to practice law with a purpose. 

     

    If you are interested, please email your résumé, cover letter, and a writing sample to weintraub@sgb-law.com


  • 12/03/2020 4:38 PM | Anonymous

     QLaw Foundation is hiring! 

     

    Staff Position – Community Legal Resources Manager QLaw Foundation of Washington is seeking a Community Legal Resources Manager to fulfill projects related to creating and disseminating legal information and education materials, outreach and partnership with LGBTQ+ communities, and support for LGBTQ+ inclusion within the legal system. This position is temporary and will terminate on June 30, 2021, though it may be extended pending additional funding. This is a fully remote position and will remain so until statewide COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

    About QLaw Foundation of Washington:

    QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance. QLaw Foundation offers four free legal clinics every month centered around the core value that LGBTQ+ communities are entitled to access to knowledgeable, culturally competent legal providers in a welcoming and affirming setting. QLaw Foundation also works to empower LGBTQ+ communities through providing skills-based community legal education, know-your-rights materials, and providing spaces for communities and legal services providers to build relationships, share knowledge, and organize together. For more information, please review our website at www.qlawfoundation.org.

    About the Community Legal Resources Manager Position The Community Legal Resources Manager is responsible for:

    • Creating and disseminating legal information and education materials on topics relevant to LGBTQ+ legal and civil rights, including: o Access to family courts during COVID-19 o Access to legal support for LGBTQ+ survivors of violence impacted by COVID-19 o Access to workplace rights during COVID-19 o Debt & Bankruptcy related to gender transition o access to legal support for unhoused LGBTQ+ people in the Seattle area

    • Establishing relationships between LGBTQ+ community-based organizations and legal services providers to improve access to legal services and self-help resources for rural, immigrant/refugee, Black, Indigenous, and other underserved LGBTQ+ communities

    • Developing community-centered trainings and knowledge-sharing spaces Hours/Compensation: 40 hours per week, non-exempt. $30.00/hour, with employerprovided medical and dental insurance. Work hours are typically 10am-6pm, though some evening and weekend hours will be required.

    Required Qualifications: QLaw Foundation welcomes applicants with any of the following:

    • At least five years of experience leading community organizing, community education, or related experience. Unpaid or volunteer work may fulfill this criteria where leadership or time investment is significant.

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least three years of experience leading community organizing, community education, or related experience. Unpaid or volunteer work may fulfill this criteria where leadership or time investment is significant.

    • Any combination of education, experience and measurable performance which demonstrates the capability to perform the duties of this position.

    Other Qualifications: • Bilingual Spanish applicants strongly preferred.

    • Lived LGBTQ+ identity and/or very close relationship with LGBTQ+ communities strongly preferred.

    • Experience with community organizing and movement-building in BIPOC, rural, and/or undocumented LGBTQ+ spaces.

    • Working knowledge of antiracist community education strategies.

    • Ability to research and review complex legal topics and present them in an accessible and community-centered way.

    • Experience facilitating community spaces centered around teaching, learning, and advocacy for self and community.

    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines. • Ability to independently develop and implement complex projects while working collaboratively and within organizational strategies and values.

    • Self-motivated with the ability to problem-solve and enhance work projects. • Ability to navigate remote meeting technology, including Zoom, Teams, and other platforms.

    • Highly proficient with Sharepoint, Excel, Powerpoint, Canva, Hootsuite, and Mailchimp.

    • Working knowledge of basic website content management, including Wordpress.


    Our organization is friendly, inclusive, and centers clients and community relationships. QLaw Foundation welcomes applicants who are queer and trans, Black, Indigenous, or people of color (QTPOC/BIPOC), immigrants, undocumented, parents, disabled, or otherwise marginalized, and welcomes applicants with organizing experience, non-legal work experience, and/or personal experience with legal systems.

    Physical Demands/Working Conditions: During COVID-19 restrictions, this position works 100% of the time on the computer, with approximately 50% of the time on the phone or in virtual meetings. We welcome information about any needed workplace accommodations or other necessary supports. To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience, skills, or other qualifications. If you have relevant supplemental materials, such as training materials, outreach/promotional materials, or other examples of your experience in community education or organizing spaces, please feel free to include them.

    Application Deadline: December 16, 2020 or until filled. Please address your application materials to Denise Diskin, Executive Director at denise@qlawfoundation.org. We look forward to working with you!