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  • 04/13/2022 6:42 AM | Anonymous

    Foster Garvey is hiring for an Investment Management Associate with 3-4 years of experience. They are primarily looking for someone in for their Seattle or New York office. If candidates do not have the specific investment management experience, background in corporate transactions, Delaware partnerships, or in private equity would suffice. Find the job description here.

  • 04/13/2022 6:41 AM | Anonymous

    Looking for attorney(s) to join the firm of Luce & Associates, PS, with intent to transition to ownership. Practice focus is in the areas of business, real estate, corporations, general legal matters as well as estate planning, guardianship and Medicaid. Be a part of this firm! Contact Ken at Luce & Associates, PS. 253 922-8724.

     


  • 04/13/2022 6:36 AM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Stoel Rives is seeking an associate with 3 to 7 years of sophisticated construction litigation and contract drafting experience for its Construction and Design subgroup. You will work on a number of construction and design contracts, using different project delivery systems, as well as a wide variety of litigation matters related to construction projects, both public and private.

    Members of our team can expect to benefit from involvement in the local business community and major development projects, high quality mentoring and training, cross-office collaboration, and meaningful client contact. 

    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 most of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    • 3-7 years of sophisticated construction litigation and contract drafting experience, including on industrial, multi-family, commercial, and large residential development matters;
    • Strong interpersonal skills such as ability to build and maintain relationships with the local business community;
      Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    • Detail oriented and ability to produce client-ready documents;
    • Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;
    • Strong intellectual curiosity;
    • Self-motivation;
    • A commitment to client service and team success;
    • JD from an accredited university; and
    • Active membership in or commitment to applying for the Washington State Bar.

    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 job satisfaction.

    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.

     Link to apply: https://stoelselfapply.viglobalcloud.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=15&FilterJobID=320


  • 04/13/2022 6:31 AM | Anonymous

    Legislative Analyst

    Open and Close Dates: 04/06/2022 to 11/08/2022

    Salary: $89,834 - $116,788 per year

    Number of vacancies: 3

     

    This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. e.s.t. on November 8, 2022. However, APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY May 8, 2022, WILL RECEIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION. After that, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

     

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking three legislative analysts to join its Legislative Analysis and Services Section (LASS). These legislative analysts will contribute to the Office of Legislative Information Services’ mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.

     

    The legislative analyst applies specialized knowledge in multiple subject areas (e.g., criminal law, environmental law and regulation, international law, etc.) and comprehensive knowledge of the operations, rules, procedures, and organization of the United States Congress to the analysis of Federal legislation. Using these analytical skills, the legislative analyst will write authoritative summaries of Federal legislation in assigned areas. These summaries are mandated by statute and are utilized as authoritative resources by lawmakers, policymakers, academics, and members of the public who are seeking accurate, objective descriptions of both new and amended Federal legislation. Given the variable nature of workloads and congressional focus, successful legislative analysts are able to apply their critical skills to unfamiliar subject areas as needed.

     

    CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity.  Interested applicants must apply online at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/647362000.   

      

    Please help us improve our recruitment efforts by letting us know how you heard about the position.  This question is asked in the application process.  


  • 04/13/2022 6:29 AM | Anonymous

    We are seeking Civil Rights Investigators to join SOCR's Enforcement team. As the Civil Rights Investigator, this role will be responsible for receiving complaints, investigating, and negotiating settlements involving Seattle's non-discrimination and civil rights laws. This role will be responsible for enforcing non-discrimination under local and federal laws in employment, housing, public places, and contracting as well as local civil rights protections such as Seattle's all-gender restroom ordinance, the ban on providing conversion therapy to minors' ordinance, the fair chance housing and eviction records ordinance, and the closed captioning ordinance. In addition to carrying a caseload, this role will also conduct trainings, participate in outreach, and provide technical assistance to educate the public on civil rights.   

     

    Here is the link to the job ad with details on how to apply:  

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/3487079/civil-rights-investigator 


  • 04/06/2022 7:27 PM | Anonymous

    Janet Chung was recently appointed by Governor Inslee to the position of judge on the Court of Appeals, Division I, and will be sworn in on April 25. She is seeking law clerks for an anticipated start date of April 25 (or as soon thereafter as practicable) for the term ending August 2023.  This position is open until filled, with priority to applications received by April 10.

     

    The Court of Appeals handles appeals from Washington courts of general jurisdiction in all areas of law, including criminal, civil, family, and child dependency matters. Judicial Appointee Chung seeks applicants with diverse personal and professional backgrounds who are interested in legal research, writing and appellate law. Candidates must be law school graduates or have completed the APR 6 law clerk program (or equivalent). Practicing attorneys are encouraged to apply. The law clerk salary is $73,073, with a 3.25% salary increase (COLA) effective 7/1/2022. Law clerks also receive state employee benefits.

     

    Please submit application materials electronically to Liz Jackson, at liz.jackson@courts.wa.gov, subject line “Application for Clerkship - Janet Chung.” Applications should include the following: a letter of interest addressing how your professional and lived experiences enhance your qualifications and would inform your approach to the position; current resume; a writing sample (up to 10 pages); and three professional references.


  • 04/06/2022 7:26 PM | Anonymous

    City Attorney, Prosecuting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma/jobs/3491691/city-attorney-prosecuting?keywords=prosecuting&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    The City of Tacoma is recruiting for an attorney to work in the Prosecution Division of the City Attorney's Office. The individual in this position performs duties that include municipal court prosecution, and entry-level professional legal services. A Prosecuting City Attorney must be capable of independently managing a large caseload in a high-volume court.

     

    The Legal Department’s City Attorney, Prosecuting recruitment is expected to close on April 18, 2022 at 5:00pm. Please share with your professional colleagues and/or forward the link above for the complete job announcement and the "Apply" button to being the online application process.

     

    Legal Assistant: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tacoma/jobs/3479358/legal-assistant?keywords=legal%20assistant&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    The City of Tacoma is currently accepting applications for the position of legal assistant. Working in a fast paced environment, a person in this position will perform a variety of legal support services including client contact; document preparation, organization, and processing; research; and related clerical activities. As part of the City Attorney's Office, assignments may include litigation, labor and employment law, civil, criminal and municipal law.

     

    The Legal Department’s Legal Assistant recruitment is expected to close on April 18, 2022 at 5:00pm. Please share with your professional colleagues and/or forward the link above for the complete job announcement and the "Apply" button to being the online application process.


  • 04/06/2022 1:27 PM | Anonymous

    Corporate Real Estate Associate position. The direct link is: https://www.kutakrock.com/careers/spokane-corporate-real-estate-associate-040522

  • 04/06/2022 1:20 PM | Anonymous

    Open Position: Felony Resource Attorney

    The Washington Defender Association (WDA) seeks an attorney with 5 to 7 or more years of experience to join our team and our mission.

    Who We Are

    WDA is the voice of the public defense community in Washington State. We provide support for zealous and high-quality legal representation by advocating for change, educating defenders, and collaborating with other justice system stakeholders and the broader community to bring about just solutions. WDA is the only organization dedicated solely to public defense reform and to supporting and training public defense attorneys, investigators and social workers in Washington.

    In 1983, Washington Defender Association was created to support public defenders across Washington State through training and technical assistance. WDA expanded to now include the Immigration ProjectIncarcerated Parents Project, misdemeanor support, and felony support. We also advocate on local, state, and national levels for policy public defense matters.

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    WDA is committed to anti-racism as an organization. This includes how we work internally, together as a staff, and externally, with our partners and allies in the justice system, and with the communities public defenders serve across the state. We believe a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances our ability to fulfill our mission. We strongly encourage people who have lived experience with justice systems (criminal, family defense/dependency, mental health) to apply.  We are looking for candidates who share our commitment to ending mass incarceration, challenging systems of oppression of marginalized communities, and advancing racial and economic justice for all.

    Position Summary

    Washington Defender Association seeks an experienced attorney to join our team as a Felony Resource Attorney. Our resource attorneys provide technical assistance and training to public defenders and criminal defense attorneys across Washington State.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Technical Assistance: Provide individual case consultation to public defenders, criminal defense attorneys, investigators, social workers, sentencing advocates and mitigation specialists. This includes issue spotting at all stages of a criminal case, identifying and shaping arguments for pre-trial motions, providing research and analysis of possible evidentiary, procedural or ethics issues that may arise at or prior to trial, brainstorming mitigation and sentencing issues and/or advocacy.
    • Resource Development: Draft resources for WDA’ including sample briefs and practice advisories related to general criminal and felony specific criminal defense practice.
    • Outreach: Engage the public defense community across the state through training, meetings, and listserv moderation.
    • Training: Design and present continuing legal education (CLE) programming for public defenders, our partners and other justice system stakeholders.
    • Relationship Development: Develop and sustain relationships with attorneys and other legal professionals, expert witnesses, and justice system partners to build a network of interested candidates to provide training to the defender community.
    • Intern Supervision: Meet with and provide meaningful opportunities to law students or other college students interested in working as an intern/extern or learning about careers in public defense.
    • Race Equity: Participate in WDA’s race equity work. This may include learning about and using race equity tools, adopting WDAs race equity practices, serving on WDA’ Race Equity Team or subcommittees, etc.

    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.

    Qualifications

    • A commitment to the goals and mission of WDA.
    • A law degree and license to practice law in Washington.
    • Class A felony qualified pursuant to CrR 3.1, Standards of Indigent Defense.
    • Demonstrated understanding of felony criminal law practice in Washington State including familiarity and experience with the SRA sentencing, scoring, defenses, and trial practice.
    • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of criminal defense experience, preferably with experience as a public defense attorney or in a position with some public defense case work experience.
    • Excellent written and oral communication, research, negotiation, and analytical skills.
    • Commitment to continuous learning and openness to new ideas.
    • Ability to work well on a team, prioritize responsibilities, and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
    • Understanding of the importance of self-care, and a willingness to take breaks and vacations.
    • Ability to travel occasionally around the state to engage with the public defense community, including trainings and meetings.
    • Competency with Microsoft Office and online meeting formats such as Zoom and Teams.
    • Position qualifies as public service loan forgiveness.
    • Although not required, familiarity or experience with appellate court practice, amicus advocacy, juvenile practice including criminal law and non-criminal law such as a dependency is preferred.


  • 04/06/2022 1:19 PM | Anonymous

    About Stoel Rives and the Energy Development Team

    https://stoelselfapply.viglobalcloud.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=15&FilterJobID=318

    Our Energy Development team consists of over 100 lawyers who provide services to traditional and renewable energy clients. Our services within the team include corporate and industrial energy management, energy finance, energy litigation, and utility solutions. We are nationally recognized for work on projects including solar power, wind power, pipelines, hydropower, natural gas plats, renewable gas facilities, transmission lines and bioenergy projects. We are proud to have led development and financing of close to one-quarter of wind energy production in the United States.

    If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.

    Role Overview

    Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with 7+ years of experience to join its nationally recognized energy development practice group to sit in any of our offices. The ideal candidate has experience in energy transactions, with an emphasis on construction, supply, operations and maintenance for solar, wind and battery storage projects.  Additional areas of relevant experience may include project development (site control, power purchase agreements), M&A and finance transactions. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills and be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

    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 one human to embody all of these skills, but if you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    ·       Experience in energy transactions including project development (outlined above);

    ·       Enjoy the challenge of supporting M&A and finance transactions;

    ·       Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to understand how a project serves clients goals;

    ·       A commitment to client service and team success;

    ·       Ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment;

    ·       JD from an accredited university; and

    ·       Membership in the California Bar or in the state where they intend to reside.

    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 job satisfaction. 

    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.