Job Listings


  • 06/05/2019 8:20 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    We are currently recruiting for two positions, one in our Wenatchee office and the other in our Seattle office. Please share with your networks and reach out to careers@columbialegal.org with any questions. Thank you!

     

    Adjunct Elder Law Attorney (Seattle)

     

    Legal Fellow – Working Families Project (Wenatchee)

     


  • 06/05/2019 8:17 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)


     

    POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

    Program Attorney

    NATIONAL TRIBAL JUDICIAL CENTER AT

    THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE

    The National Judicial College (NJC) is a private, not-for-profit organization providing quality continuing education to trial judges, administrative law judges, tribal judges, military judges and court personnel. The College also provides international judicial education. NJC is located on the campus of the University of Nevada in Reno.

    The National Tribal Judicial Center at The National Judicial College is among the first institutions to address the needs of Native American and Alaska Native tribal law judiciaries. The curricula presented are innovative and sophisticated, designed to enhance the professional skills of tribal judges and tribal court professionals. The Center’s main objective is to improve justice through education and technical assistance, both national in scope as well as customized for the needs of specific tribes or regions.

    NJC seeks a team-oriented individual to fill the position of program attorney for the National Tribal Judicial Center. Under the supervision of the academic director, program attorney responsibilities include developing academic courses on a variety of topics and issues especially in the area of tribal judicial education, preparing course materials, planning and conducting courses, delivering customized technical assistance to tribal courts, and seeking further funding to support the work of the National Tribal Judicial Center.

    Graduation from an ABA-accredited school of law and bar admission to any state’s bar are required. Experience working with tribes or in tribal law is highly desired. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills. Further, the candidate must have two to five years of legal experience. Experience in continuing adult education and/or grant administration is preferred.

    The salary range is 65-80k DOE plus excellent benefits. No relocation expenses are available for this position.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history by June 30, 2019 to:

    The National Judicial College

    Attn: Human Resources

    Judicial College Building, M.S. 358

    Reno, NV 89557

    jobs@judges.org

    www.judges.org


  • 06/05/2019 8:04 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    City Attorney

    Class Title

    City Attorney

    Class Code

    6354

    Salary

    $11,668.00 - $15,196.00 Monthly


    Nature of Work

    Under the direction of the Mayor, serve as chief legal advisor to the city as provided by the City Charter.  Responsibilities include analyzing and representing the city in litigation and participating in short and long-range planning for the city to assure proper consideration of legal issues, as well as oversight of the city's risk management program, oversight of the city's Prosecutor's Office and directing a variety of legal services for all departments and divisions of the city, including City Administration and the City Council.  Work is reviewed through conferences and on the basis of results obtained.  Supervision is exercised over a staff of legal professionals and administrative employee

    Illustrative Examples Of Work

    Provide legal advice to guide city policies, decisions and activities; prepare or direct the preparation of ordinances, resolutions, deeds and contracts; prepare other legal documents for the city.

    Attend City Council meetings and give advice upon request; review legal propriety of documents under consideration by City Council or city administrative officials.

    Direct or participate in litigations affecting the city, including damage suits by or against the city, suits for back pay or wages, suits affecting the city's municipal authority to zone and proceedings before judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.

    Attend and participate in city, county, regional, state and national legal task forces, committees, associations and organizations on a variety of issues; provide legal counsel to local government associations on various issues as appropriate.

    Direct or participate in the drafting and review of letters, ordinances, contracts, resolutions, policies, real estate documents and other legal documents enacted by the city to ensure proper wording, compliance with applicable laws, the carrying out of the city's intent, the limitation of the city's liability and the protection of the city's interest; issue opinion letters as required or requested.

    Evaluate and award legal contracts to outside counsel; assign, direct and manage outside counsel work to assure compliance with specifications, city policies, time lines and legal requirements.

    Direct and oversee district court and criminal matters; provide technical and legal advice in more complex criminal and prosecution matters; assure representation of the city in litigation, ranging from prosecuting city traffic and criminal ordinances to litigating major civil lawsuits at trial and appellate levels.

    Track legal and policy issues of importance to the city; read legal journals and network to establish contacts and sources of information relevant to the city.

    Draft and review proposed and enacted state and federal legislation for impact upon the city; recommend appropriate responses where necessary to protect the city's legal interests; analyze legal trends and developments impacting the city and recommend appropriate responses to actions.

    Prepare annual and special budgets to enable the department to achieve its objectives; monitor and control budgets.

    Direct or participate in proceedings for the vacation of street condemnation of lands for municipal purposes, for land acquisition and for related legal transactions.
     
    Hire, train, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of professional and administrative legal staff; distribute work to assure proper and efficient work flow; review documents prepared by legal staff to assure adherence to proper legal principles and procedures and to assure that legal advice given to city clients is accurate, responsive and sensitive to political and policy issues.
     
    Oversee the preparation and administration of departmental budgets; present annual budget estimates and work programs; monitor and approve expenditures; approve consultant and contractor payments in accordance with contract guidelines; review financial and performance data; present departmental, division and program expenditure requests; seek and secure financial resources.
     
    Perform related work and special projects as assigned.
     
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 
    Knowledge of:

    • Comprehensive municipal law, including torts, contracts, land use, solid waste, labor law, transportation, criminal law, constitutional law, government/administrative law and municipal finance.
    • Theory, structure and practice of municipal law, particularly as it applies to municipal government.
    • Civil and criminal litigation and appellate techniques.
    • Budget preparation and control.
    • Principle methods, materials and practices of legal research and investigation.
    • Judicial procedure and rules of evidence.
    • City organization, operations, policies and objectives.
    • Modern office practices, procedures, equipment and software applications.
    • Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
    Skill Level:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments and city staff, city officials and the public.
    • Management and team building skills including supervisory, instruction, problem analysis and decision making, planning and organizing, adaptability/flexibility, stress tolerance and time management.
    • Superior client/customer service skills required including a positive customer service orientation, with both internal and external contacts.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to apply appropriate communication techniques to varying audiences.
    • Proficient research and documentation skills.
    • Proficient in the use of all office equipment including personal computers and related software applications.

     Ability to:

    • Exercise a high degree of independent judgment and conceptualize, influence and develop objectives, goals and guidelines for assigned department.
    • Work with elected officials on complex legal and policy issues in a public setting where different objectives and/or adversarial viewpoints may exist.
    • Hire, train, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of professional and administrative legal staff.
    • Provide legal advice to guide city policies, decisions and activities.
    • Represent the city at various court levels and tribunals in criminal and civil litigation.
    • Draft and interpret city ordinances and resolutions.
    • Practice law and identify legal opportunities to accomplish city objectives.
    • Communicate complex legal issues orally and in writing to a variety of audiences in a clear, comprehensive, effective and professional manner.
    • Read, interpret, explain and apply legal and technical language.
    • Resolve conflicts and gain cooperation among conflicting groups.
    • Design and execute effective trial and appellate strategies in complex cases.
    • Understand the city's political environment and sensitivities.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other city staff, and the public.
    • Relate to others in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.
    • Maintain a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
    • Proactively address potential employee issues.
    • Promote diversity and multi-cultural understanding in the workplace and the community.
    Minimum Education And Experience Requirements

    The experience requirements for this position are covered in the City Charter; education and licensing requirements are:

    1. Law degree and
    2. Member of the Washington State Bar Association
    Physical Demands/Working Conditions
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Work is performed primarily in an office environment under pressure and requires the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and demands.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use a keyboard.
    • Travel by various modes of private and commercial transportation within the region is required.
    • Occasional fieldwork may be required.
    • Attendance and participation at evening meetings may be required on a frequent basis.
    Supplemental Information

    The statements contained in this class specification reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this class, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load.


  • 05/24/2019 4:27 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The City of Seattle is a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps, and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. The mission of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice. The Office of Labor Standards has an opening for a Labor Standards Investigator to join a highly skilled, dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to take on the challenge to promote and advocate labor standards through active investigative and intake work in the City...  read more

  • 05/24/2019 4:26 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Dorsey is seeking a Corporate Associate to provide support to our Palo Alto Corporate Group. This position could be based in Denver, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Salt Lake City or Seattle. The associate will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and venture capital transactions, financings and fund formation. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
     
    Qualified candidates will have:
    - Experience in one or more of the following: venture capital offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, partnerships/LLCs, commercial transactions;
    - Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm;
    - Strong communication and writing skills; and
    - Top academic credentials.

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    - Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)

    - Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

    - 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

    - Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

    - Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

     

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    About Dorsey

    Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

     

    Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

     

    Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

     

    How to Apply

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

     


  • 05/24/2019 4:24 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)
    Description


    This position is open until filled. 

    Must be licensed to practice law in Washington State or be eligible for admission to the WSBA by (1) Admission by Motion, House Counsel Practice, or Admission by Uniform Bar Exam Score Transfer and (2)  be eligible to immediately practice at Seattle Public Schools under the requirements of RPC 5.5 and its restrictions.   It is the responsibility of any out of state candidate to apply for and obtain temporary authorization to work as House Counsel prior to starting work at SPS.  An offer may be rescinded if authorization to work as House Counsel is not obtained within 4 weeks of an offer being made.   Any candidate who obtains House Counsel authorization to practice in Washington must obtain a regular/full legal license to practice in Washington within 12 months of hire.
     


    The Seattle Public Schools is committed to ensuring equitable access, closing the opportunity gaps and educational excellence for every student. To achieve its mission the school board, community, and superintendent have determined that systems must improve district wide to support academic outcomes and meet student needs.  The General Counsel is an integral member of the Superintendent's Leadership Team and plays an important role in supporting the Superintendent's Leadership Team with achieving the strategic objectives in a manner consistent with their business judgment. The General Counsel supports student learning and district efficiency by representing the district legally and balancing costs, benefits, and risks. The General Counsel serves as the chief legal adviser to the Board of Directors and the Superintendent, and serves as the Assistant Secretary to the Board.

    Essential Functions

    Leads a team of legal professionals, including attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants in the provision of accurate and timely legal advice and representation to the District on all matters of a legal or technical nature which require the interpretation of legal counsel, including the application of statutes, regulations and ordinances, and the provisions of contracts; supervises and evaluates personnel assigned to the Legal Office; devises ways to reduce legal office expenditures; manages district's litigation, recommends resolutions, negotiates and authorizes settlements with Superintendent, and Board approval, as appropriate; coordinates and monitors the work of the District's outside legal counsel. (20%)

    Advises, reports to, and acts for the District on legal matters, such as claims, suits, injunctions, dismissals, non-renewal of contracts, processing tort claims in coordination with the District's insurer, and resolution of grievances; defends or represents the District in court, binding arbitration, and other legal or administrative proceedings. (15%)

    Provides the Board with advice and counsel regarding the legal and policy issues facing them as elected officials and the governing body of the school district. Serves as the Assistant Secretary to the Board of Directors; attends Board meetings and Board committee meetings, and accepts and certifies documents on behalf of the Board. (15%)

    Serves as a strategic adviser to the Superintendent on a variety of administrative and legislative issues. (15%)

    Informs administrators of new laws and regulations and their effect on district operations, policies, and procedures; serves as an advocate of the District before city, state and federal government officials. (10%)

    Provides advice and counsel to the Superintendent, the executive leadership team, and the Board regarding legal requirements, best practices and strategies for addressing legal and risk management issues; provides consultation and recommendations that support executive team in the development of legally compliant District policies and procedures that achieve their strategic objectives; provides advice and counsel regarding legal requirements, best practices and strategies for addressing legal and risk management issues. (5%)

    Follows trends in law, the legal profession, the provision of school district in-house legal counsel, and risk management practices; participates in ongoing training to enhance professional skills. (5%)

    Supervises the response to public records requests, and ensures appropriate awareness of requests and materials to be shared with the superintendent, appropriate leadership team member, and communications. establishes departmental processes that protect the confidentiality of advice, records and information about staff and students; protects confidentiality of all records and information in possession of counsel about staff, and use discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines which is limited to records or information under control of counsel. (5%)

    Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position as may be assigned to him or her by the Superintendent, Board, or Deputy Superintendent.(5%)
     


    REQUIRED DISTRICT-WIDE CORE COMPETENCIES:

    Collaboration 

    • Is seen as a team player who encourages efficient and effective collaborations.
    • Works skillfully in difficult situations with both internal and external groups.
    • Represents his/her own interests while being open-minded to other groups.
    • Builds respectful and productive relationships internally and externally.

    Getting Results (Action-Oriented)  

    • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency about solving problems and getting work done.
    • Focuses on achieving the goal even in the face of obstacles.
    • Assumes responsibility for starting and finishing work with minimal supervision.
    • Strives for new levels of performance.

    Decision Quality & Problem Solving  

    • Weighs the consequences of options before making a decision.
    • Applies appropriate criteria to situations for the purpose of making decisions.
    • Displays self-confidence in own judgment.
    • Focuses in the facts and solutions instead of opinions and problems.

    Integrity  

    • Deals with people and situations in an honest and forthright manner.
    • Represents information and data accurately and completely.
    • Represents the confidentiality of information and concerns shared by others.
    • Takes ownership if a mistake is their own and does not blame others.

    Accountability 

    • Takes responsibility and action as if the risks (financial or otherwise) are his or her own.
    • Holds individuals and team accountable for their actions and results.
    • Initiates action even if outcome is uncertain and is willing to accept the consequences of failure.
    • Aligns own activities and priorities to meet broader organizational needs.
    • Demonstrates courage and confidence in his or her own ability.


    OTHER RELEVANT COMPETENCIES:

    Dealing with Ambiguity  

    • Responds quickly to change and comfortably considers new approaches.
    • Operates well in situations when consequences of actions and decisions are unclear.
    • Switches strategies or approach if current ones are not working.

    Strategic Agility & Innovation Management  

    • Sees ahead clearly and accurately anticipates how potential ideas may play out.
    • Thinks holistically by combining ideas in unique ways or making connection between different ideas.
    • Examines and evaluates potential solutions to determine where the greatest gain can be achieved.
    • Creates new ways of thinking to address complex issues.

    Customer Focus  

    • Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of his/her actions.
    • Thinks ahead and considers the impact of actions both internally and externally.
    • Develops trust, credibility and maintains strong relationships with customers.
    • Goes the extra mile to satisfy customer needs and expectations.

     Conflict Management 

    • Deals effectively with others in tough situations.
    • Expresses disagreements in a way that does not disparage or attach others.
    • Demonstrates the ability to expand areas of agreement and narrow areas of disagreement.
    • Recognizes differences in opinion, brings them into the open and looks for win-win solutions.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Wide range of legal and compliance issues that impact school districts or other public entities (such as labor and employment law, constitutional law, administrative law or construction law);
    • Current trends and related laws and regulations in school and school district operations and procedures; collaborative problem-solving methods; risk management procedures; budget development; practices and principles of supervision.
    • Excellent Oral and written communications; team building; problem-solving; time management; risk identification and minimization; evaluating and assessing the effectiveness of teams, programs and individuals; conceptual and analytical thinking.
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the Superintendent's Leadership Team and Board.
    • Supervise staff; motivate others and stimulate team and group processes; effectively represent the District before the public; provide leadership in the fields of legal counsel and risk management; develop and assist with developing strategy; provide appropriate and constructive feedback to District staff; establish objectives; provide direction and assistance to staff and team members; take individual initiative, accept responsibility and be held accountable; coordinate multiple activities simultaneously; develop and administer budgets; adapt to change and remain flexible; establish and maintain effective working relationships with District staff and administrators, students, parents or guardians, outside agencies and the public, in a multi-cultural community.


    Conditions/Disclaimers:
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.  Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.  District employees are not authorized to make promised of employment for a particular period of time, or promises of a particular level of compensation or benefits to job applicants for certified or classified positions, and that any such agreement must be in writing and signed by the Superintendent.  Any verbal or written statements to that effect by District employees other than the Superintendent are null and void.  Additionally nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Minimum Qualifications

    EDUCATION:
    Jurist Doctorate.

    YEARS of RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:
    Ten (10) years of successful and increasingly responsible experience practicing law and the management of legal staff, preferably for a large state agency, corporation or law firm.

    CERTIFICATION & LICENSES:
    Member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association.

    Must be licensed to practice law in Washington State or be eligible for admission to the WSBA by (1) Admission by Motion, House Counsel Practice, or Admission by Uniform Bar Exam Score Transfer and (2)  be eligible to immediately practice at Seattle Public Schools under the requirements of RPC 5.5 and its restrictions.   It is the responsibility of any out of state candidate to apply for and obtain temporary authorization to work as House Counsel prior to starting work at SPS.  An offer may be rescinded if authorization to work as House Counsel is not obtained within 4 weeks of an offer being made.   Any candidate who obtains House Counsel authorization to practice in Washington must obtain a regular/full legal license to practice in Washington within 12 months of hire. 
     

    CONTINUING EDUCATION/TRAINING:
    Continuing legal education licensing requirement every three years.

    CLEARANCES:
    Criminal Justice fingerprint and background check.


  • 05/11/2019 8:12 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Mid-Level Employment Associate (Los Angeles)

    The Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire an associate with a minimum of two years’ experience to join its growing California and national employment law practice. The ideal candidate will have employment litigation experience and a broad understanding of federal and California employment laws and regulations. Preferably, the candidate should come from a big, prestigious defense firm in Southern California or have a majority of experience in an employment practice group, or a smaller firm that handles employment defense. The associate’s practice will focus on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters, but will include providing advice and counseling to clients concerning employment law issues, drafting policies, handbooks, employment agreements, wage-hour, leave of absences, investigations, etc. The candidate must be a member or pending member of the California State Bar. This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated person with a desire to build a comprehensive employment practice in a collegial environment. To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Shumi Brody, Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, a copy of your law transcript, and a brief writing sample.

    Mid-Level Employment Associate (Seattle or Bellevue)

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting associate attorney opportunity in the areas of employment and labor law for its Seattle or Bellevue office. The ideal candidate will have employment litigation experience and a broad understanding of federal and Washington employment laws and regulations. The associate’s practice will focus on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters and arbitrations, but will include providing advice and counseling to clients concerning employment law issues, drafting policies, handbooks, employment agreements and severance agreements; and, assisting clients in staying current on emerging employment law issues through drafting client advisories and alerts. This is an outstanding opportunity for a confident, self-motivated attorney with a desire to grow professionally and work in a nationally recognized labor and employment practice. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of employment litigation experience, preferably at a law firm, strong academic credentials and writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Active members of the Washington State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances. To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting, resume, a copy of your law transcript and a brief writing sample.

    In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned about this opportunity.

    Thank you and have a great weekend!

    Hiroko Peraza | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

    Sr. Manager of Attorney Recruiting & Inclusion

    1300 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 2400 | Portland, OR 97201

    Tel: (503) 778-5356 | Fax: (503) 778-5299

    Email: hirokoperaza@dwt.com | Website: www.dwt.com


  • 05/11/2019 8:11 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Product Liability

    Job #A20190504 – Seattle, Washington

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an associate with two to four years of legal experience to join its Product Liability practice group. Excellent academic credentials are required and experience in a federal clerkship is preferred.

    To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript. Principals Only.

    Link to apply: https://careers.perkinscoie.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=3&FilterJobCategoryID=1&FilterJobID=951


  • 05/11/2019 8:10 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Metropolitan King County Council hereby gives notice of judicial vacancy in the Northeast 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 Northeast 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 Northeast Division’s electoral district are set forth in Attachment C to King County Ordinance 18886. Pursuant to KCC 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 KCC 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 KCC 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., June 24, 2019.

    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

    Melani Pedroza

    Clerk of the Council


  • 05/11/2019 8:08 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The first is a Sr. HR Investigator. Interested applicants can apply online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2434496/senior-hr-investigator

     

    The second is a Labor Negotiator. Interested applicants can apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2426510/labor-negotiator