PAO - Prosecuting Attorneys
$86,569.00 - $145,946.00 Annually
Seattle - Downtown Core
Regular, Full time, 40 hrs/week
11/23/20 11:59 PM
The mission of the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office (PAO) is to “Do Justice.” The hallmarks of service in the Office are Integrity, Compassion, Leadership and Professionalism. The PAO employs over 500 deputies and staff. King County provides more than 2 million residents with excellence and equity in the essential services that make this one of the nations' best places to live, work, play and raise a family.
The PAO is seeking an experienced construction law attorney to join the Contracts and Finance Section of its Civil Division. If you seek challenging, meaningful work and a chance to "give back" to your community while working in a collegial office and maintaining a healthy work-life balance, this opportunity may be for you. As the in-house law firm for County government, the Civil Division collaborates with client agencies to develop, fund, deliver, manage, and defend public projects, legislation, and initiatives that affect every aspect of civil society The Contracts and Finance Section represents King County agencies in the procurement and administration of contracts for goods, information technology systems and services, professional services, and construction services.
This position primarily advises the King County Wastewater Treatment Division, an agency within the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. The Wastewater Treatment Division operates King County’s regional wastewater system, serving approximately 1.8 million people, and has an active capital project program. The position involves providing legal assistance to the client on contract administration, claims review, and dispute resolution issues arising out of construction projects.
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
The successful candidate should have three or more years of experience handling construction contract claims and disputes, public or private (public contract law knowledge desired, but not required). The candidate should also have knowledge and experience:
with alternative dispute processes, preparing a case for trial, conducting discovery, and participating in a trial;
working on construction claims for added compensation and time, delay damages, impact damages, assessment of liquidated damages and substantive law surrounding these issues;
with alternate project delivery methods, such as design-build and GCCM; and
working with engineers and scheduling and damages experts.
We are looking for candidates with excellent analytical, legal research and writing ability, substantive knowledge and experience on construction law issues, and great interpersonal communication skills. This is NOT an entry level position.
In addition, all PAO employees are expected to participate in PAO equity work, attending equity trainings and discussions, including but not limited to, Intro to Cultural Competency, Implicit Bias and Microaggressions, White Privilege/Fragility. PAO employees are expected to comply with equity and social justice principles, and to work with PAO colleagues, management, and county clients to identify opportunities for improvement
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen per RCW, must be licensed to practice law in the state of Washington at the time of application, and must submit to a criminal history check to include fingerprints.
Salary depends on experience. In addition, the county has a generous benefits package.
Benefits Package: The County offers an excellent benefits package including employee and dependent coverage for Medical, Dental and Vision. Employees also receive life insurance, long term disability and accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Employees are members of the Washington State Retirement System. Employees accrue vacation days and actually use them. Other benefits are available, including deferred compensation and flexible spending accounts, for interested employees. The Prosecuting Attorney's Office pays Bar dues and the cost of CLE credits.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
An Equal Opportunity Employer
ATTORNEY - CIVIL DIVISION
Legal Ease LLC, a Seattle based, high-end attorney recruiting firm founded in 1996, is now working, on an exclusive basis (i.e., candidates will not be considered other than via Legal Ease), to fill the below opening.
Premier Seattle Firm Seeks 2nd to 4th Year Trial/Litigation Associate: This esteemed Seattle boutique law firm handles complex, high-profile municipal and government litigation matters. Hands on trial work is common. Work/life balance is a priority at this firm, as is a professional and collegial work environment.
The successful candidate for this position will be an exceptionally qualified junior Washington State attorney with 2 to 4 years of experience, including significant trial work and, preferably, government service background. This candidate will also be personable and possess a genuine interest in this firm’s unique practice, and in trial work itself. Excellent academic credentials are required.
All inquiries regarding this opportunity will be handled in strict confidence and should be directed (with resume or link to current professional bio) to Lynda Jonas, Esq., Placement Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the fastest growing law firms in Southwest Washington, Phillips Burgess, PLLC is looking for two associate attorneys to join our team – one in each of our firm offices in Olympia and Tacoma.
Our boutique firm focuses exclusively on real estate, land use, environmental and business law, enabling us to provide our clients with the depth of knowledge and experience in these practice areas normally found only in the largest regional firms. In addition, our municipal law practice provides both general counsel and specialized legal representation services in our focus areas to a range of special purpose districts and local agencies in Western Washington.
Candidates should have strong academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a commitment to deliver exceptional client service to every client, every time. Two to five years of public or private sector experience in one or more of our firm’s core practice areas is required. Civil litigation experience is preferred.
We offer highly competitive salary and benefits, a collegial, modern and flexible work environment (including remote work), and genuine opportunities for professional growth and development.
We believe in the importance of teamwork and shared work-flow, and expect everyone at all levels of the firm to work together to provide the highest quality legal services possible to our clients. We value a positive work environment, where all employees and their contributions to the firm are recognized and independent thinking, motivation and excellence are encouraged. We also share a collective goal to achieve diversity and inclusion both in our firm and in the practice of law.
Office of Legal Services & Appellate Court Support
Job #: 2020-29
Status: Regular, Full-Time
Location: Olympia, Washington
Salary: Range 64: $67,560 — $88,644 per year (DOQ)
Opens: October 21, 2020
Closes: Open until filled; first review of applications to begin November 4, 2020. Candidates are encouraged to apply early. AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.
More info here!
Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 1-3 years of labor and employment law experience to join the Seattle office. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and their experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Washington. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. For more information visit: www.littler.com. Littler Mendelson is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
The application deadline is November 6, 2020.
This Announcement is issued to advise you of a Request for Qualifications for the following services, available on the King County Procurement Web site at: https://procurement.kingcounty.gov/procurement_ovr/default.aspx.
RFQ No. 1229-20-VLN Capacity Counsel Services Roster
King County Department of Public Defense
This Request for Qualifications is being issued to determine qualified law firms, non-profit organizations, and solo practitioners that are interested in contracting to provide felony indigent criminal defense services in the King County Superior Court. This contract would include those clients and cases which the King County Department of Public Defense (DPD) determines that at least one of its division could, without conflict, accept the case(s) but cannot because the division, as determined by DPD, lacks the operational capacity to accommodate the case(s) and no other division can accept the case for any reason, as determined by DPD.
You will find the RFP listed under “Technical Services”.
The Metropolitan King County Council hereby gives notice of judicial vacancy in the Southwest Electoral District of the King County District Court. The Council currently intends to fill this vacancy pursuant to state law and county code. To be eligible to serve as a district court judge in this position, an individual must be a registered voter and legal resident of the Southwest Division’s electoral district and a lawyer admitted to practice law in Washington State. RCW 3.34.060; K.C.C. 2.68.075. The election precincts that make up the Southwest Division’s electoral district are set forth in Attachment B. to King County Ordinance 19095. Pursuant to K.C.C. 2.70.020, to be considered for appointment, a candidate must have a current rating of, at a minimum, “qualified” for a district court judicial position from the King County Bar Association and at least one other bar association operating in King County with an eligible judicial candidate evaluation process, as defined in K.C.C. 2.70.020.F.2. Under the County Code, ratings are “current” until the expiration date stated in the rating communication or until three years after the date the rating communication was issued if no expiration date is stated. Any individual wishing to be considered for appointment must deliver to the clerk of the council, in electronic form, the following:
1. A letter of interest, which must specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment and should explain why the individual wishes to serve as a district court judge, how the applicant is qualified to do so and specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment;
2. The individual’s resume;
3. A copy of the completed responses to questionnaires submitted to the King County Bar Association to obtain its rating;
4. A copy of the communication from the King County Bar Association and from at least one bar association defined in K.C.C. 2.70.020.F.2 informing the individual of the individual's rating for appointment to the district court; and
5. Any supporting information the individual would like the council to consider.
These materials must be received not later than 4:30 p.m., December 7, 2020.
For questions, regarding the KCBA evaluation process, contact Anne Daly at AnneD@kcba.org or (206)267-7018.
Metropolitan King County Council
King County, Washington
Clerk of the Council
Details and description
Job #: 2020-30
Status: Regular, Full-Time
Location: Olympia, Washington
Salary: Range 66: $70,959 — $93,132 per year (DOQ)
Opens: October 27, 2020
Closes: Open until filled; first review of applications to begin November 10, 2020.
Candidates are encouraged to apply early. AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.
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.
AAG (Team Leader) - Torts Division (DL: 11/1/2020)
The Seattle Section of the AGO’s Torts Division has an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer to become the Team Leader of its Team 4 trial litigation team.
AAG - Spokane Division (Corrections) (DL: 11/3/2020)The Christine O. Gregoire Spokane Division is looking for an attorney for the interested in a fast-paced civil litigation practice. The attorney hired may also advise the Department of Corrections on issues related to prison operations, public records, and civil rights.
AAG - Regional Services Division in Yakima (DL: 11/5/2020)
The attorney hired to fill this position will work in a high volume litigation practice entailing frequent state court docket and trial appearances.
AAG - Environmental Protection Division (DL extended: 11/8/2020)
The Environmental Protection Division seeks to fill an Assistant Attorney General position to develop and litigate high-profile and significant cases in Washington and federal courts, joining a cadre of dedicated, talented attorneys.
New! AAG - Torts Division (Torts Appellate Program and Early Resolution Program) (DL: 11/11/2020)
The Torts Division defends state agencies, agency employees, and elected officials when sued in tort and in some civil rights matters. The division has an opening for a lawyer with at least 5 years of significant litigation experience for a combined position in the Torts Appellate Program (TAP) and Early Resolution Program (ERP).
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.
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 Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693. 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.