TAX ASSOCIATE – Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, New York City, Anchorage and Beijing, is seeking a mid-level tax associate to join its tax practice in the Portland office. Candidates must have 3-5 years of law firm experience, an LL.M. in Taxation, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, a focus on income tax (corporate, partnership and individual), particularly with regard to business transactions, planning, entity formation and federal, state and local controversy, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission is required. Although based in Portland, the successful candidate will be involved in projects originating in our other offices as well. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com.
ESTATE PLANNING ASSOCIATE – Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Portland, Seattle, Washington DC, New York, Anchorage and Beijing, is seeking a mid to senior level associate to join its estate planning practice in the Portland office. Successful candidate will have at least 5 years of estate planning and trust administration experience, an LL.M. in Taxation and/or extensive experience in estate and income tax, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission is required. Washington license is a plus. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample to CareersPDX@gsblaw.com.
Patent Agent or Associate Attorney Position (Seattle)
The Intellectual Property group of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a Patent Agent (preferred) or Associate Attorney with more than two years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution for its Seattle office. The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the software and electrical arts, it will also include providing support on a wide variety of IP issues. Experience with cloud computing, cybersecurity, cryptography, and related areas is desirable.
Strong academic credentials, writing skills and references required. Only applicants with a CS or BSEE degree, or equivalent industry or law firm experience, and admitted to practice before the USPTO will be considered.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruitment Manager; a resume; school transcript(s); and a writing sample (office action preferred).
Corporate Associate - Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity - Job #A20170306 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate with ambition and initiative to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financings. Candidates with experience in the areas of M&A, private equity, and/or public company securities and reporting work are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and 3-6 years of relevant transactional experience. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet.
Financial Transactions Associate - Corporate Finance & Transactions - Job #A20161220 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an entry-level or junior associate to join our Financial Transactions practice group. Experience in banking, commercial and real estate finance and accounting is strongly preferred. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be a member of the Washington State Bar. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Patent Prosecution Associate - Intellectual Property Law- Job #A20161104 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate with three to six years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have a degree in computer science or electrical engineering, strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and must be members of the Washington Bar. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and graduate/undergraduate transcripts.
Technology Transactions & Privacy Associate - Technology Transactions & Privacy Law - Job #A20160514a – Seattle, Washington
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel associate to join its cutting edge Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. Candidates should have three to six years of experience which includes general US and international privacy and data security and a focus on EU privacy laws. Helpful to have experience advising internet platforms, retailers, social media companies, mobile apps providers, social media companies, cloud storage providers and telecommunication companies. Commercial and consumer agreement drafting skills a plus. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume and law school transcript.
This position may be located in one of the following offices: Seattle, Palo Alto, Chicago or Denver.
Trademark Attorney - Intellectual Property - Job #A20170301 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with two to four years of experience in advertising, marketing and promotions work and specifically in the areas of truth-in-advertising counseling, advertising / marketing transactions, contests, sweepstakes, and promotions and other consumer protection-related work for our Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection group. This is a non-partnership track and reduced FTE position. Large law firm experience and experience with advertising clearance review (for FTC, state mini-FTC Act, Lanham Act, National Advertising Division, and other state, federal, and industry-related consumer protection issues), advertising claim substantiation analysis, IP clearance, drafting and negotiating marketing agreements, advertising enforcement, and counseling companies on contests, sweepstakes, and other promotions preferred. Please submit a resume, law school transcript, writing sample and references by accessing the link below.
Trademark Copyright Media & Brand Protection Associate - Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection - Job #A20161218 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with two to five years of relevant trademark experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name, and advertising practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred. Please submit a resume, law school transcript, writing sample and references by accessing the link below.
Our nationally-ranked Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice represents multi-national clients in a wide range of industries, from consumer products, software, industrial manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, forest products and construction, to retail, finance, health care, high technology, biotech, fashion, music, advertising, marketing, and interactive entertainment, as well as start-ups and smaller businesses. The firm has a strong focus on intellectual property practices, and one of the largest trademark practices in the Pacific Northwest.
Trademark Copyright Media & Brand Protection Attorney - Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection - Job #A20160801 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with at least six years of relevant trademark experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have experience in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred. This is a non-partnership track position. Please submit a resume, law school transcript, writing sample and references by accessing the link below.
Financial Institutions Attorney (Seattle)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn ("MNG&D") is seeking a full-time attorney with at least five years of commercial lending experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. Knowledge of and experience in commercial lending and working with financial institutions required. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability also required.
To apply, please upload as one PDF: A cover letter, résumé, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and send by e-mail to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, at MNRecruiting@millernash.com. For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).
MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
Of Counsel Attorney
Virtual law firm located in North Seattle seeks experienced attorney to engage in each of the firm's practice areas of business law, estate planning and probate. This is a part-time independent contractor position, with pay dependent on hours billed, but is intended to be a long term opportunity to develop a practice and become Of Counsel to the firm. Successful candidate will:
· Possess a strong interest in and enthusiasm for all of the firm's practice areas, and be experienced in at least one of them.
· Start off with strong legal skills, and possess a continual drive to improve in all aspects of his/her work product.
· Be able to set up an appropriate home office to perform work on an on-going basis.
· Be available to bill 400 - 600 hundred hours annually.
· Be willing to travel to the firm's North Seattle conference room to meet with clients on an on-going basis.
· Be willing to spend 5-10 hours monthly, which is time that will not be billed to the firm, in developing a client base by enthusiastically participating in the firm's marketing efforts including: (1) a willingness to speak to potential clients in initial consultations; (2) speaking at continuing legal education courses and other events; (3) writing articles for publication; (4) actively and consistently participating in social media; (5) attending marketing events; and (6) blogging on a monthly basis. Please note that an existing client base is desirable, but not required.
· Participate in our legal community in some meaningful way, such as involvement on a Bar committee.
· Participate in pro bono or some other non-profit activity.
· Be nice, communicative, highly professional, ethical, and approach the practice of law at all times with high integrity, in order to maintain the firm's strong reputation.
· Be willing to participate collaboratively as part of a virtual team.
· Be a natural at providing a high level of accessibility, responsiveness, and caring customer service to our clients.
· Want to build a great professional reputation in our legal community while working part-time.
· Have a desire to find "a place to call home," in a professional sense, on a long-term basis.
Does this sound like you? It's a fabulous, and unique, opportunity for the right person. If interested, please contact NorthSeattleLawFirm@gmail.com, and include a resume and cover letter. Please do not attempt to contact the firm in any way other than the e-mail address provided.
TAX ASSOCIATE – Garvey Schubert Barer, a law firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, Washington DC, New York City, Anchorage and Beijing, is seeking a mid-level tax associate to join its tax practice in the Portland office. Candidates must have 3-5 years of law firm experience, an LL.M. in Taxation, exceptional academic credentials, excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, a focus on income tax (corporate, partnership and individual), particularly with regard to business transactions, planning, entity formation and federal, state and local controversy, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Oregon Bar admission is required. Although based in Portland, the successful candidate will be involved in projects originating in our other offices as well. GSB values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, résumé, law school transcript, and a writing sample toCareersPDX@gsblaw.com.
SALARY Annually $143,686.40 - $184,204.80 OPENING DATE: 03/13/17 CLOSING DATE: 04/10/17 05:00 PM
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The City of Tacoma is recruiting for a Hearing Examiner for conducting adjudicative proceedings pertaining to a wide variety of City functions.
This is a full-time administrative and professional position of a quasi-judicial nature. The position is responsible for conducting quasi-judicial adjudicative proceedings concerning a number of City functions including, but not limited to, land use environmental permits; local business and occupational taxes and business licensing; local improvement district formations and assessment rolls; discriminatory practices under the City's Human Rights Code; forfeitures under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act; utility billing disputes; civil infractions imposed for various permit violations; Ethics Code violations; Minimum Building and Structures Code violations; and Nuisance Code violations. In most instances, the decision of the Hearing Examiner constitutes the final decision by the City. The work of the Hearing Examiner is exercised independently of other City departments, commissions, boards, and agencies. Supervision is exercised over a small staff.
The successful candidate must have expertise in quasi-judicial processes and procedures, e.g., conducting pre-hearing conferences; conducting of informal hearings and formal adjudicative proceedings and post-hearing procedures; a working knowledge of the rules of evidence in the administration adjudicative context; possess knowledge in municipal law including: land use/environmental law; regulatory licensing law; local B & O tax law, and employment law; be knowledgeable concerning statutory and case law relating to conflicts of interest, appearance of fairness, and limitations on ex parte contacts; have the ability to prepare well-reasoned and legally sound findings of fact, conclusions of law and decisions or recommendations, and complete accurate records and reports; and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with departmental officials, other employees, regulatory agencies and the public.
This position requires the ability to conduct proceedings in a fair and impartial manner which projects actual and the appearance of fairness and to perform the duties of the Hearing Examiner in accordance with high ethical standards. The successful candidate must possess good interpersonal skills, be able to independently perform their job responsibilities, and effectively manage a small office. In addition, this position is a contributing member of Tacoma's Senior Management Team.
Tacoma is an international, ethnically diverse community and the third largest city in the State of Washington. With a backdrop of Mount Rainier, the Cascade Mountain Range and Puget Sound, residents enjoy the Northwest's pristine environment and natural recreational. Tacoma offers an excellent quality of life including professional theater, dance and music; art galleries and museums. Excellent educational facilities are located nearby, including the University of Washington Tacoma, Evergreen State College, two Job Bulletin http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tacoma/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1684566[3/13/2017 4:19:43 PM] private universities, three community/technical colleges, and numerous trade and business schools.
For more information about Tacoma and the surrounding area, please visit: City of Tacoma | Chamber of Commerce
City of Tacoma Recruitment
As a part of Tacoma's 2025 Citywide Vision and Strategic Plan, the City has embraced the goal of the City of Tacoma workforce reflecting the community it serves. The City actively works to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play
QUALIFICATIONS: An attorney licensed to practice law in Washington or is a member of the Washington State Bar Association who has been granted judicial status. A minimum of 5 years of Washington municipal, county or state law practice or private practice experience in areas of the law that are within the jurisdiction of the Hearing Examiner. Substantial experience serving as a local Hearing Examiner or appearing in a representative capacity in local or state quasi-judicial proceedings is desired.
SELECTION PROCESS & SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Interested individuals should complete the online application, attach a resume and cover letter that includes major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position and attach two (2) writing samples of quasi-judicial decisions that the individual entered in cases or briefings that have been submitted to a court or administrative tribunal in a matter that relates to one the of Hearing Examiner's areas of jurisdiction.
Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position may be invited to participate in an interview. Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
For assistance with the NEOGOV application process, questions regarding this job announcement, or if you are experiencing complications while applying, please contact the Human Resources office at (253) 591.5400 before 5:00 pm of the closing date of the job announcement. This will allow us to assist you before the job announcement closes.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.cityoftacoma.org ALTERNATIVE FORMAT MAY BE OBTAINED AT: Human Resources Department 747 Market Street Tacoma, WA 98402-3764 253-591-5400 email@example.com An Equal Opportunity Employer
Columbia Legal Services Executive Director position closes March 24th.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is inviting applications for a full time Staff Attorney.
The ACLU of Washington is a non-profit, public interest organization devoted to protecting civil rights and civil liberties. Its staff and numerous volunteers work in a fast-paced, friendly and professional office.