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  • 03/26/2018 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    We are seeking a midlevel associate to join the IP procurement and portfolio management group in our dynamic Seattle office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years of direct trademark experience that includes helping to manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios, with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations, routine enforcement and civil litigation.  Candidates are required to have excellent academic credentials, including graduation from a top-tier law school, law review or journal experience, and clerkship experience.


    Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.


    If you agree that we are different from other law firms - and the right place for you to grow your career - please click here to apply for this position.  For more information please visit

    K&L Gates is an equal opportunity employer.


  • 03/22/2018 10:15 AM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a junior-level commercial litigation associate who has clerked for a federal or state judge.  Candidates must have outstanding written and oral communication skills, excellent references and academic credentials. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, immediately transferable skills, excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills, and a previous work history. Active members of the Washington State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances. All replies confidential. Only candidates who have clerked for a federal or state judge will be considered.  
    To apply, please submit your cover letter addressed to Brook Dormaier, Law Student Recruiting Manager; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample (5-10 pages) to our online portal below. We would appreciate learning how you heard about this position. Please note that we only accept applications online via our website.


  • 03/22/2018 10:10 AM | Anonymous

    Job Description

    The DeNovo Team at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is opportunistically searching for mid-to-senior attorneys with significant experience with technology transactions to assist on upcoming projects on a flexible contract basis.

    Our practice includes working with established companies and emerging company clients in many industries, including advertising, games, enterprise, software services, retail, fintech, health, and digital media, among others.

    Attorneys with prior large law firm experience and in-house experience are encouraged to apply. Seattle-based candidates highly preferred, but strong candidates who are available remotely will also be considered.  Projects vary in duration and weekly hours, but most projects average around 20 to 25 hours of work per week.. While some projects require availability for occasional on-site meetings and trainings, most projects provide attorneys with the opportunity to work remotely on a flexible basis.

    The ideal candidate will have:

    ·         7+ years of experience with tech transactions, including licensing, intellectual property, IT sales, procurement, and supply chain contracts, focusing in the areas of software and hardware.

    ·         Excellent client-facing skills and experience interfacing with top stakeholders.

    ·         An interest in alternative, project-based work with flexible hours without the traditional law firm obligations. 

    ·         Strong attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality work product with minimal supervision and direction.

    Please note that this is an alternative track, contract-based position managed by DWT DeNovo’s innovation team and is non-partner track. We are interested in attorney candidates who are electing to pursue a more flexible way of practicing while also focusing on providing continuous, high-value legal services to clients.  If you are interested in a more traditional law firm associate position, please check the DWT careers page for lateral attorney opportunities.

    To apply, please forward an updated resume and cover letter to Gina Kette, DWTSurge Recruiting and Administrative Assistant, by clicking here. If you have questions regarding the opportunity, please

  • 03/22/2018 10:09 AM | Anonymous

    Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience to join the insurance coverage section of the Environment, Land Use, and Natural Resources practice in Portland, Oregon.  Candidates must have an appetite to engage in complex legal and factual analysis requiring extensive problem solving and critical thinking; they must be self-directed; organized; detail-oriented; and have excellent written and oral communication skills.  The ideal candidate will also have experience with insurance coverage disputes and a strong litigation background.  Experience with environmental or construction litigation is preferred, as the new attorney will also work on insurance coverage matters with our Real Estate Construction and Design team.


    To learn more about this opening or to apply, please click here.

  • 02/26/2018 11:16 AM | Anonymous

    From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and its rich tradition, but that creates a feeling of connection. We develop and support partners who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

    “We built the Starbucks brand first with our people, not with consumers.  Because we believed the best way to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers was to hire and train great people, we invested in employees.”

    – Howard Schultz, Starbucks Coffee Company

    As a Starbucks director, corporate counsel – corporate & securities, you will work as a member of the Corporate & Securities team in the Law & Corporate Affairs Department to ensure compliance with public company reporting and filing requirements, and to support Starbucks corporate governance, Total Rewards, Treasury and disclosures.  The areas of focus for this role will include ’34 Act compliance (including proxy statement oversight), treasury work (bond offerings, share repurchases, and hedging instruments), corporate development transactions, and executive compensation (including support for the Compensation Committee of the Starbucks Board of Directors).  Preferred candidates will have experience both in law firm and in-house public company environments, and will have significant experience with federal securities laws, general corporate governance, corporate finance and strategic commercial transactions, preparation of proxy statements and shareholder meeting materials, and compensation programs.  

    Leveraging your previous experience, we will enable you to:

    • Lead – As a member of the Corporate & Securities group, manage paralegals and provide guidance on their development.    
    • Guide – Provide strategic legal counsel to leaders including the Chief Partner Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, vp, Investor Relations, and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
    • Collaborate – Team with L&CA partners and business partners to provide cross-functional support, including on executive compensation, treasury matters, strategic corporate transactions and public disclosures.

    We’d love to hear from people with:

    • Nine + years of relevant substantive legal experience in a law firm or company legal department
    • Experience managing legal professionals
    • J.D. from accredited law school
    • License to practice law in pertinent jurisdictions

    We hope to hear from you!  Click “Apply Online” to begin the application process today.

    Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.

  • 02/26/2018 11:16 AM | Anonymous

    Stokes Lawrence, a mid-sized commercial law firm with offices in Yakima and Seattle, is seeking an associate to join the estate planning practice in our Yakima office. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials and superior analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, along with a commitment to serving our clients throughout Central Washington. Two or more years of estate planning experience is preferred.

    Our lawyers and staff share a common value system rooted in collaboration, excellence, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for personal growth and satisfaction. Our firm is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at for confidential consideration.

  • 02/22/2018 6:18 PM | Anonymous

    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 opportunities. 


    Assistant Attorney General - Christine O. Gregoire Spokane Division’s Labor and Industries Section  (Deadline:  2/12/18)

    Assistant Attorney General - Complex Litigation Division in Seattle or in Olympia  (Deadline:  3/5/18)

    Summer Volunteer  Law Clerk Program open to first and second-year law students  (Deadline:  2/12/18)


    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.  Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or


  • 02/22/2018 6:17 PM | Anonymous

    Helsell Fetterman is looking to immediately fill two employment opportunities and we welcome you sharing them with your membership.


    Job Openings:

    Legal Secretary: Prior experience required.  Support multiple attorneys, primarily in local litigation

    Accounting / New Matter Clerk: Detail oriented for basic accounting functions and opening of new files


    Please have candidates contact Ann Callahan at or 206-689-2135


  • 02/22/2018 6:16 PM | Anonymous

    The Business & Tax practice group in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an attorney with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate/commercial finance transactions, contracts and general corporate law.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and writing skills.  We prefer candidates with law firm experience, excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills, and a strong academic background.  All replies confidential.


    To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; deal sheet and law school transcript by using this link.  Please let us know how you heard about this position in your cover letter.


    Click here for a complete list of all lateral opportunities at DWT. 


  • 02/22/2018 6:11 PM | Anonymous

    Job Summary: The Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer (“Executive Director”) is responsible for advancing the mission of the World Justice Project by leading its work, including support and leadership of its entire staff while maintaining a safe, meritocratic workplace. The Executive Director has a prominent role in strategic planning and is responsible for the execution of those plans under the supervision of the Board of Directors and Officers. The Executive Director acts as an ambassador to the rule of law community. The Executive Director brings general management skills to the enterprise.

    Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below. Some of these responsibilities are fulfilled through supervision of other staff members who have direct responsibility for certain functions.

    • Represent WJP in its communications and relationships with all pertinent constituencies, including domestic and international supporters, funders, collaborators, scholars, and other organizations and stakeholders; 
    • Advance WJP 217;s three lines of business – Research and Scholarship; the WJP Rule of Law Index; and Engagement (which includes strategic convenings, a virtual network of rule of law enterprises, and a library of practical, locally led programs);  
    • Expand the network of rule of law advocates around the world; 
    • Work with the Board, Officers, and staff to achieve the goals of the Project;
    • Actively manage and lead the staff. Create and maintain a workplace that is safe (free from sexual harassme nt or any form of invidious discrimination), diverse, performance-based, and high-integrity. Set an example of civility, decorum, and respect for the dignity of co-workers;
    • Maintain a workplace in compliance with applicable state, federal and local employment laws, rules and regulations; 
    • Manage the financial affairs of the WJP, including preparation of an annual budget and proper control and disbursement of WJP funds;
    • Enhance fundraising to support WJP operations; 
    • Oversee administration of grants; 
    • Act as a resource for the Board and Officers; 
    • Perform such other duties as assigned by the Board or the Officers. 

    Basic Qualifications: 

    • A law degree and/or other graduate degree such as an MA, MBA, or PhD; 
    • A demonstrated interest in and understanding of the issues and opportunities which are the focus of the World Justice Project;
    • Work experience with an international focus; 
    • Prior employment involving organizational management, including responsibility for supervision and leadership of staff, bu dgeting, communications both internal and external, and public speaking;
    • Experience and success in fundraising; 
    • Experience with analysis of financial data and preparation of financial reports; 
    • An understanding of the modalities involved with the gathering and interpretation of data;
    • Experience with grants and grant administr ation is preferred.

    Location: The primary offices of the World Justice Project are located in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, Washington. Residence of the Executive Director in the Washington, D.C. office is preferred.

    Travel: The position requires substantial domestic and international travel.

    The World Justice Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Specific information about applying for this position isn’t listed. Here’s a link to their website: