The Court Administrator coordinates and supervises Court support services on behalf of the elected judges of the District Court Bench. Under broad direction from the Bench, the Administrator provides complex management, direct leadership, and supervision to the internal services and operations of the Court and the District Court's Clerks Office. The incumbent also serves as an advisor to the Bench, and is the liaison between the Bench and all other governmental agencies, including county, state and national. The administrator works at the pleasure of and directly for the Bench. The Bench delegates the power of final administrative decision to the Administrator, except that which is statutorily directed to the Bench. The Administrator is a stand alone classification that operates with latitude for independent action and decisions commensurate with demonstrated ability to effectively implement the goals, decisions and orders of the Judges. Details here.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a mid-level associate attorney with a minimum of four years’ experience to join its Consumer Financial Services Practice Group in its New York City OR Seattle office. The group is collegial, fast paced and provides excellent opportunities for professional development and promotion. Experience in financial services, including payment processing, emerging payments and prepaid, mobile payment, and credit card agreements is preferred, but not required. Qualified candidates must have experience with complex technology transactions, general corporate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills are required. Candidates currently licensed to practice law in New York are preferred.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, indicating which office(s) you are applying to, addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Sr. Manager, Attorney Recruiting Initiatives, resume; a deal sheet; and a copy of your law school transcript.
Davis Wright Tremaine believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine's policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to an employee's race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law.
The Intellectual Property group of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a Patent Agent or Associate with more than two years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution for its San Francisco or 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, 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).
The Washington Initiative for Diversity is looking to hire an Executive Director to be responsible for the strategic, marketing, programmatic and financial management of the Washington Initiative for Diversity. Requirements: Minimum of 5 years of experience in senior-level legal, government or non-profit management; experience working on diversity programming and driving diversity goals and objectives; thorough knowledge and understanding of diversity and inclusion issues in the legal environment; and experience in performance assessments and related tools to collect, measure and evaluate performance. Salary Range: $55,000 - $75,000/year, depending on qualifications. This is a part-time position - duties will require, on average, 24 to 30 hours per week as required by the workload. Application Process: This position is open until filled. However, for earliest consideration application materials should be received by February 15, 2017. Submit resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to: Administrative Office of the Courts, Attention Human Resources - P.O. Box 41170, Olympia, WA 98504-1140 – or email to Employment@courts.wa.gov
Company: Seattle City Light
Job Title: Legal Affairs Advisor
Pay: $44.16 - $66.29 Hourly
Job Application Link: https://www.governmentjobs. com/careers/seattle/jobs/ 1624465/legal-affairs-advisor- strategic-advisor-iii-exempt
At the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, we aspire to be the best public law office in the nation. We are 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.
Attorney (AAG) - Spokane Division's Interdisciplinary Section (DL: 1/16/17)
Attorney (AAG) - Social and Health Services Division in Olympia (DL: 1/18/17)
Attorney (AAG) - University of Washington Division in Seattle (DL: 1/19/17)
Attorney (AAG) - Transportation & Public Construction Division (DL: 1/22/17)
Attorney (AAG) - Spokane Division's Social and Health Services Section (DL: 1/22/17)
Attorney (AAG) - Torts Division in Tumwater - Employment Team (DL: 1/26/17)
Attorney (AAG) - Torts' Early Resolution Program in Tumwater (DL: 1/26/17)
Attorney (AAG) – Torts Division – 3 positions on the Employment, Social and Health Services and Transportation Teams – in Tumwater (DL: 1/30/17)
Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO. It is the recognition, respect, and appreciation of all cultures and backgrounds and the fostering of the inclusion of differences between people. Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment. The core values of the AGO are served by a strong commitment to the value of diversity and by promoting an inclusive workplace. 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 diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability 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 any information in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693 or Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.
County Attorney 1 – Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office
SALARY: $62,688 annually
Full-time 35 hours per week with benefits
CLOSING DATE: Must be received by 4:30 p.m., January 20th
ABOUT THE OFFICE
The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, located in downtown Tacoma, is the largest law firm in the county, employing approximately 217 staff including a large number of Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys. Pierce County, which includes Tacoma, has a population of 813,600 and growing. The office has three divisions: the Criminal Division, which is responsible for prosecuting all felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile criminal cases; the Civil Division, which is responsible for providing legal counsel to County officials and representing the County’s interest in court; and the Family Support Division, which is an integral part of the State child support system.
NATURE OF WORK
This position performs professional level work in the legal field as a Pierce County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Misdemeanor Division, handling all aspects of District Court criminal practice, from arraignments and pre-trial conferences, to trials and post-conviction hearings. This is an entry-level position. Duties are performed with professional discretion and within office guidelines, professional ethics and standards, and legal requirements. This is an exempt, at-will, temporary position.
Just as important as the ability to perform the essential functions of the position are the following core competencies and characteristics:
Pursuing Justice. Representing the People. Serving Our Community.
Justice: We vigorously protect the rights of the people of Pierce County and hold offenders accountable. We support crime victims and their families.
Excellence: We maintain the highest standards of personal and professional performance in service to the community.
Teamwork: We work respectfully with each other, all members of the justice system, and the community to promote the public good.
Accountability: We believe in open government and accept responsibility for the decisions we make. We are fiscally sound, innovative, and operationally efficient.
Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in carrying out our responsibilities.
Respect: We treat our co-workers and all members of the community professionally, fairly and with dignity.
U.S. Citizenship (RCW 36.27.010, RCW 36.27.040, and RCW 29), admission to the practice of law as an attorney in the State of Washington (RCW 36.27.010), and the ability to successfully complete and pass a thorough background investigation and interview is required. A valid Washington State driver’s license is also required.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
To be considered for this position, please submit resume, letter detailing relevant experience and list of references via email to Lisa Hilligoss, Human Resources Manager, at email@example.com.
This is a competitive selection process. Your materials will be reviewed and evaluated for the quality and quantity of education/experience in the areas listed above. Applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the needs of the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office will be eligible for further consideration. Notification of application status normally occurs 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date. Short notice may be given to applicants to participate in further selection processes which may include written, oral and performance examinations, and final interviews.
Pierce County will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities during the selection process, if requested. Please notify the Human Resources Department at (253) 798-7480 of the accommodation needed, preferably at the time of application, but at least two days prior to the date needed.
It is the policy of Pierce County that no person shall be subjected to employment discrimination because of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person.
Assistant Attorney General – Regional Services Division in Bellingham – DL: 1/8/17)
Assistant Attorney General – Counsel for Environmental Protection in Seattle - DL: 1/9/17
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Office Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance is seeking an innovative and collaborative enterprise risk and policy professional who has demonstrated leadership and management skills to fill the position of Administrative Risk and Policy Manager. DOH is an employer of choice supporting employee engagement programs including Infant at Work, flex-work, tele-work, and workplace modernization.
Reporting to the Chief of Diversity, Inclusion, and Compliance, the Administrative Risk and Policy Manager works with both internal and external stakeholders including the Department of Enterprise Services and Office of Risk Management to improve the application of enterprise risk management principles across the agency in order to minimize the Department's liability exposure. This position has two (2) direct reports, both of which supervise two staff.
The Administrative Risk and Policy Manager is a member of the office leadership team and is responsible for the following: