Position: Program Manager -- Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims
Agency: Office of Civil Legal Aid
Opening Date: July 1, 2016
Closing Date: Until Filled
Start Date: Summer or Fall 2016
Job Type: Regular, Full Time
Salary: $72,000 - $80,000 Annually DOQ
Location: Seattle, Tacoma or Olympia
Travel: Substantial Travel Within Washington State Is Contemplated
The Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) seeks a full-time attorney to develop,implement, monitor and effectively support the legal aid programs, attorneys and advocates providingcivil legal aid services to victims of crime.
OCLA is an independent state judicial branch agency that manages and oversees state appropriationsfor civil legal aid in Washington State. Pursuant to an interagency agreement with the Department ofCommerce’s Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA), OCLA will implement and oversee astatewide program to provide integrated emergency civil legal aid to victims of crime. Pursuant to astatewide Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims Plan, OCLA will subcontract with seven civil legal aidproviders to provide civil legal aid services to crime victims in all parts of Washington State. Theprincipal purpose of the program will be to provide effective civil legal aid services in concert with other community-based professional service providers that address critical civil legal issues that arise
from criminal victimization and that will help crime victims move beyond their victimization in ways that are consistent with their individual and family safety, security and well-being. Crime victims for whom civil legal aid will be provided include victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, child abuse, hate crimes and other crimes against people.
Funding for this program originates from the federal Victims of Crime Act and related congressional appropriations. Sub-recipient activities will be governed by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), 42 USC §1603, applicable federal guidelines, OCVA’s Victims of Crime Act State Plan, applicable state laws and the Purpose and Principal Strategies for the Integrated Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims Program.
The Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims Program Manager will have primary responsibility to develop, implement, oversee and report on the performance of sub-recipients that receive funding for the delivery of civil legal aid to crime victims. Principal activities will include, but are not limited to:
a. Originate and monitor contracts with participating civil legal aid programs.
b. Serve as OCLA’s principal liaison with staff at the Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state fiscal, administrative and reporting requirements.
c. Track, aggregate, analyze and report on data documenting the services provided to crime victims, including qualitative and quantitative outcomes achieved.
d. Ensure agency and sub-recipient compliance with OCVA fiscal, client service and narrative reporting requirements.
e. Coordinate with statewide organizations providing services to crime victims including, but not limited to, the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Washington Association of Sexual Assault Programs and the Washington Coalition of Crime Victims Advocates to ensure effective coordination between the VOCA-funded civil legal aid program and other emergency services programs for victims of crime.
f. Coordinate regularly with two legal aid program-based statewide crime victim advocacy coordinators to develop and deliver training and provide necessary support for crime victim legal aid providers and advocates.
g. Produce an Annual Report on the substance and impact of VOCA-funded civil legal aid services provided to crime victims.
h. Coordinate regularly with the Director of the Office of Civil Legal Aid on all matters relating to the implementation of the Integrated Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims Program.
a. Prior grant/contract and project management experience.
b. Understanding and demonstrated facility in working with and on behalf of people who experience racial, social, gender, ability-based, linguistic, social, cultural or other characteristics that result in discrimination, differential treatment or disparate outcomes.
c. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently.
d. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to organize information in a clear and concise manner.
The Preferred Candidate Will Have
a. A license to practice law in Washington State.
b. Previous work experience with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking or victims of other crimes.
c. Knowledge of substantive laws affecting crime victims, including immigration law.
d. Experience with data analytics and reporting.
e. Demonstrated leadership skills.
The Civil Legal Aid to Crime Victims Program Manager will report to the Director of the Office of Civil Legal Aid
Compensation and Benefits
Applications should be filed electronically with firstname.lastname@example.org and should include the subject heading Statement of Interest -- Civil Legal Aid for Crime Victims Program Manager.
Submissions must include:
CLOSING DATE: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be notified if an interview will be requested. This position will remain open until filled. OCLA reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time.
While a very small agency, the Office of Civil Legal Aid is committed to building and maintaining a work environment that values a wide range of personal and professional characteristics and experience.
OCLA seeks applications from all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person.
OCLA believes in providing substantial professional flexibility consistent with necessary accountability considerations. OCLA also supports Washington State’s greenhouse gas reduction efforts. It therefore takes a generous approach to telecommunication and off-site work activity.
If reasonable accommodation is required to assist an otherwise qualified individual to timely respond to this Notice, please contact:
Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid
James A. Bamberger, Director
PO Box 41183
Olympia, WA 98507
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Seattle City Light
Seattle City Light, a Department of the City of Seattle, is a publicly owned utility dedicated to exceeding our customers' expectations by delivering the best customer service experience of any utility in the nation. Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public utility in the nation, serving more than 780,000 residents in the City of Seattle and eight adjacent jurisdictions. Recognized as a national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship, Seattle City Light provides safe, low-cost, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power.
Seattle City Light has approximately 1,800 employees, with the majority represented by 15 labor unions. The Human Resources Business Unit is seeking a Labor Relations Coordinator to be responsible for the full range of internal labor relations activities for several unions belonging to the Coalition including the Joint Crafts Council, Locals 5, 8, 117, 286, 1239, Inlandboatmen's, Local 17, Local 17IT, Local 21, Local 79, Local 289, Local 32, Local 15, and Carpenters. This position supports labor strategies that advance Seattle City Light's strategic goals and reflect sound principles of human resource management.
Under executive direction of the Human Resources Officer, you will be responsible for working with City Personnel Labor Relations staff, management and employees, through their union's business representatives, to plan and implement labor relations programs and represent City Light in all aspects of labor relations and related human resource issues.
The primary job functions of the Labor Relations Coordinator are:
Education: A Bachelor's degree in Labor Relations, Business or Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Economics, or a closely related field (other combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability).
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible labor relations administration experience are required.
Certification/License: Driver's License or equivalent mobility.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.
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If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office.
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
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Stoel Rives LLP is looking for an associate with 3 to 4 years of experience to join the Litigation practice group in Seattle. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required. Membership to the Washington bar is preferred. Judicial clerkship experience is a plus. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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Position Details Position Title Staff Attorney, Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equity
Position Number Staff_11163
Department Law School
Additional Department Market Reference
Pay Range 11
FLSA Status Exempt
Position Category Professional
Position Type Parttime
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Week 20 FTE .53 FTE
Job Description Position Summary Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Staff Attorney to join our community.
The Korematsu Center advances justice and equality through research, advocacy, and education. Its advocacy work includes involvement in civil rights litigation and policy; its research includes work on book projects and other scholarship; and its education efforts include its work with students and outreach to the general public. The Staff Attorney will assist in all dimensions of the Center’s work and report directly to the Executive Director and Director of the Korematsu Center.
Seattle University School of Law educates ethical lawyers who distinguish themselves through their outstanding professional skills and their dedication to law in the service of justice. Faculty, students and staff form a vibrant, diverse, and collaborative community that promotes leadership for a just and humane world. The Law School’s commitment to academic distinction is grounded in its Jesuit Catholic tradition, one that encourages open inquiry, thoughtful reflection and concern for personal growth. Innovation, creativity and technological sophistication characterize our rigorous educational program, which prepares lawyers for a wide range of successful and rewarding careers in law, business and public service.
Essential Job Functions
The Staff Attorney will assist the Korematsu Center Executive Director and Director with the daytoday operation of the Center, which will include the following:
1. Further develop the Civil Rights Amicus Brief Project Researching and drafting amicus briefs on civil rights and criminal justice issues Engaging communities through signon strategies Developing and sustaining relationships with other advocacy organizations to support their work via amicus contributions
2) Help oversee and support the Korematsu Center’s litigation and advocacy efforts.
3) Assist in the Civil Rights Amicus & Advocacy Clinic. The clinic is a 6unit course offered once each academic year. The staff attorney may coteach classes and supervise clinic students on litigation and advocacy efforts. In the past, these efforts have included direct representation in federal district and appellate courts, amicus briefs before the Washington Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court, and advocacy reports.
4) Supervise student fellows and volunteer advocacy fellows working on Center projects. In previous years, we have had student fellows and volunteer advocacy fellows work on discrete projects, such as amicus briefs and policy reports.
5) Assist with Center’s advancement efforts, including writing grant proposals. Marginal Job Functions Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Qualifications: J.D. degree or equivalent; active bar membership; at least three years of federal or state litigation or judicial clerkship experience; excellent communication, research, writing, and analytic skills; facility with Microsoft Office and computerized legal research (Westlaw or Lexis)
All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university’s mission, vision, and values. All positions at Seattle University require a criminal history background check.
Preferred Qualifications Teaching experience and civil rights litigation experience helpful
Compensation Salary will be discussed during the interview process and is commensurate with qualifications.
Excellent Benefits Package Our excellent benefits package currently includes: Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, significantly subsidized for employee and dependents; generous retirement plan; vacation, sick leave, 12 holidays plus Christmas week off, community service leave; Transportation pass 75% paid; Automatic payroll deposit; Library privileges for employees; University fitness facilities free for employees; S.U. tuition for employees and dependents administered in accordance with University policies.
Application Instructions Please apply online at: https://jobs.seattleu.edu. Applicants are also required to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying.
Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 2062965870.
NonDiscrimination Policy Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.
All University policies, practices and procedures are administered in a manner consistent with Seattle University’s Catholic and Jesuit identity and character. Inquiries relating to these policies may be referred to the University’s Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity, Chief EEO Officer, Title IX Coordinator, and ADA/504 Coordinator by calling (206) 2962824.
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Seattle University has designated three individuals responsible for coordinating the University’s Title IX compliance. Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity may contact any one of the following Title IX coordinators:
Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) 901 12th Avenue Seattle, WA 981221090 (206) 2962824 Office of Human Resources RINA 214 (206) 2965870 firstname.lastname@example.org Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education. Quick Link
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Northwest Justice Project Job Announcement
Staff Attorney – Spokane Office
The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission through legal representation, community partnerships, and education to combat injustice and promote the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities throughout Washington. NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Spokane office serving Spokane, Lincoln, Whitman, Stevens, Ferry, and Pend Oreille Counties, in Eastern Washington. This is a full-time position.
Successful applicants for this position will have experience in all aspects of civil litigation with emphasis on housing, consumer, barriers to employment and other issues that impact low-income persons in Washington. Experience in affirmative litigation in state or federal court and experience in addressing systemic issues is a plus. Applicants should be culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English and persons with disabilities. Washington State Bar Association membership in good standing, the ability to acquire membership through reciprocity, or ability to take the next Washington bar exam is required. Significant civil legal aid and related advocacy experience is strongly preferred.
JOB DUTIES: The Spokane staff attorney will undertake a range of duties including, but not limited to:
· Use strategic methods and a broad range of advocacy tools in multiple forums to address high priority client needs, with particular focus on legal needs of persons and groups that experience special barriers to accessing civil legal services, including immigrants, youth, seniors, disabled persons, and other groups.
To apply submit a letter of interest and current resume to: Karen Holland at email@example.com. Application deadline: June 17, 2016.
NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious reference, marital status, sexual orientation, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact Karen Holland at (206) 707-0802.
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S. is seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience. Candidates should have superior academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and commitment to deliver exceptional client service. We offer competitive salary, friendly people and wonderful, team-oriented working environment. Check us out at www.cairncross.com. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.
524 Second Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104
Mid-sized downtown law firm seeks an attorney with 3-6 years of real estate transactional experience. Candidates should have superior academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and commitment to deliver exceptional client service. We offer competitive salary, friendly people and wonderful, team-oriented working environment. Check us out at www.cairncross.com. EOE. Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to:
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The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is accepting applications for the position of full time magistrate judge in Tacoma, WA. Please click on the links below to access the notice and application form. Applications will be accepted until July 5th, 2016.
Public Notice for Appointment of New Magistrate Judge
Application for Appointment*
Applicants should send their application materials, including a cover letter, the job application form, and a writing sample to:
William M. McCool
District Court Executive/Clerk of Court
United States District Court
Western District of Washington
700 Stewart Street, Room 2310
Seattle, WA 98101
Attention – Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel
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Experienced Litigation Attorney (Seattle)
The Seattle, Washington, office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (“MNG&D”) is seeking a full-time attorney with eight to ten years of practical experience in complex commercial litigation. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be dedicated to meeting client needs and deadlines, and enjoy working in a team environment; first-chair trial experience preferred. Current membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is necessary.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and writing sample 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.
Midlevel Associate Business Attorney (Seattle)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (“MNG&D”) is seeking a midlevel associate attorney with two to four years of business law transactional experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. Knowledge and experience in securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate work desired. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development. For recordkeeping, 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.
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Patent Agent or Associate – Seattle
The Intellectual Property Department in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine is seeking a patent agent or associate with more than one year experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, it will also include counseling clients on a wide variety of IP issues.
Only candidates with a CS or BSEE degree (or equivalent industry experience) and admitted to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney or agent should apply.
Please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw and include a resume, transcript(s) and writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Agent-Associate-Lateral-Lawyers/
Staff Attorney - Litigation - Part-Time
The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a part-time staff attorney to join its Litigation Practice Group. This position will be supporting the commercial litigation practice group associated with mortgage related matters.
Primary duties include drafting pleadings, correspondence, motions to dismiss, etc., associated with mortgage related litigation. Additionally, the attorney will be responsible for arguing motions in state and federal court; interacting with opposing counsel and clients on a regular basis; researching relevant authorities; and tracking case deadlines.
Position requirements include JD degree; active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar; a minimum of three years' experience in a commercial litigation practice; strong legal writing skills -- compelling brief writing is essential; ability to meet deadlines, particularly for reply briefs with 2-3 day turnaround times; familiarity with the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Uniform Commercial Code, Consumer Protection Act, (Truth in Lending Act knowledge a plus, though not required); excellent academic credentials and references; and the ability to work independently.
To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruitment Manager; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Staff-Litigation-Associate---Part-Time-Lateral-Lawyers/
Patent Litigation Associate - Jr. to Mid-Level - San Francisco or Seattle
Davis Wright Tremaine’s San Francisco office seeks a Patent Litigation Associate attorney with a minimum of 2 years' experience to join our growing Intellectual Property Litigation group. Qualified applicants will have a background in computer science and electrical engineering or significant experience with patent litigation involving computer software / hardware.
Qualified candidates must have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the California State Bar. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, references, academic credentials and enthusiasm for patent litigation are required.
Applicants interested in the Seattle office that have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar will also be considered.
To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, indicating which office you are applying for; resume; copy of your law school transcript; and a brief writing sample: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Litigation-Associate---Mid-Level---Seattle-or-San-Francisco-Lateral-Lawyers/