The Director of Advocacy is a member of the NJP’s executive management team and is responsible for leading, inspiring, and promoting excellence in pursuit of NJP’s mission to combat injustice, strengthen communities and protect human dignity through legal representation and advocacy on behalf of client communities statewide. The Director of Advocacy brings strategic vision and management experience to NJP’s work to break down barriers to equity caused by poverty, racism, sex discrimination, disability, limited English proficiency, and other circumstances that systemically impair access to essential resources and opportunity.
The Director of Advocacy is also responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with advocacy leaders in the broader access to justice, public interest, and legal communities; is the chief spokesperson for communicating NJP’s strategic advocacy goals to partners; and works collaboratively with Alliance for Equal Justice partners and supporters to develop and promote comprehensive advocacy strategies to achieve systemic goals. Toward this end, the Director of Advocacy is engaged in access to justice community-wide activities that promote NJP’s advocacy goals and is a visible leader within Washington’s progressive advocacy community.
Please see Director of Advocacy for more details.
The Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals is actively recruiting for an Assistant Chief Industrial Appeals Judge.
The recruitment closes on May 23, 2021. The successful candidate can choose any of our staffed offices as their official duty station: Lakewood, Olympia, Richland, Seattle, Spokane, Vancouver, or Yakima. The salary range is $119,000 – 128,856 per year (employees assigned to the Seattle Office receive an additional 5%).
The job announcement is posted on careers.wa.gov here.
Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking a Tax Associate Attorney to join our Business and Transactional practice at our downtown Seattle location. OMW is a multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years. OMW attorneys have diverse experience and areas of expertise, and OMW emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of legal services. OMW is seeking applicants with strong research and writing skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff. The position emphasizes sophisticated real estate, tax, business and estate planning and involves transactional and controversy work for high net worth individuals and closely held companies. The position requires an LL.M. in taxation. Additionally, an accounting degree, CPA, and prior work experience are all desirable, but not required. OMW offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and profit sharing, life insurance, an employee assistance program, and long-term disability benefits. OMW is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, vendors and clients. Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This is an opportunity to work with a terrific group of attorneys and staff. Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp, Human Resources Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164
Financial Transactions Associate - Job# R0002719
One of Fortune’s Best Places to Work, Perkins Coie, LLP, a leading international law firm, is seeking a Financial Transaction Associate in our Seattle office. We’ve created a firm culture that is based on collaboration, dedication to serving our clients and mutual respect. If you are interested in joining the team, please apply at the link below.
Perkins Coie is seeking an entry-level or junior associate to join our Financial Transactions practice group. Experience in banking, commercial and real estate finance and accounting is preferred, but not required. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be a member of the Washington State Bar. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Centro Legal de la Raza has the following career opportunities available for your networks to apply. Interested candidates can apply at email@example.com with a brief cover letter, resume, and three professional references. All the details are here: www.centrolegal.org/careers.
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ENVIRONMENTAL ATTORNEY: Cascadia Law Group PLLC seeks a mid- to senior-level associate attorney with experience in environmental law to join our firm. We require outstanding academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to client service. Some litigation and hazardous waste experience preferred but not necessary. Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST
For the Courts of Limited Jurisdiction Case Management System Project
Job #: 2021-29
Status: Regular, Full-Time*
Location: Olympia, Washington
Salary: Range 58: $58,260 - $76,416 (DOQ)
Opens: May 14, 2021
Closes: Open until filled; first review of the applications to begin May 28, 2021. AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
*Duration: This is a project position and is dependent on continued project funding. Funding is anticipated to continue through June 2025. Benefits are included with this position.
For more information about the position and how to apply, please refer to the attached job announcement or go to: https://www.courts.wa.gov/employ/
This position is located in the San Francisco Regional Office. This is a standard position description and may be used in any of the three San Francisco Region Offices (i.e. San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle).
***Note: Practicing lawyers in California must be licensed by the State Bar. If selected for Los Angeles or San Francisco must be or become member of California Bar***
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement.
This position is outside the bargaining unit
To qualify for an attorney position, applicants must possess a professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.); be a member in good standing of the bar of a court of general jurisdiction of a state, territory or possession of the U.S.; and have acquired the amount of experience indicated below for each grade level.
GS-13, two (2) years of progressively responsible legal experience of a professional nature which demonstrates the ability to perform the work at this level.
GS-14, three (3) years of progressively responsible legal experience of a professional nature which demonstrates the ability to perform the work at this level. At least one year of qualifying experience, at this level, must be specialized experience as defined below.
Specialized experience, for this grade level, is conducting federal court or administrative litigation (involving federal laws), which incudes developing case strategy, drafting initial pleadings discovery and deposition practice; preparing for trial and trial.
Note: An LL.M may be substituted for a maximum of one year experience.
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Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), grounded in a commitment to social justice, provides services that advances the health, well-being, dignity, and empowerment of Asian and Pacific Islanders and other communities experiencing disparities in health, human services and education.
PURPOSE: To provide legal consultation and direct representation to individuals in removal proceedings at the Northwest Detention Center, and to non-detained individuals at Seattle Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
This is a permanent part-time position.
Stoel Rives would like to share this opportunity with your members for a litigation associate role. Please see the information below for more details.
About Stoel Rives and the Litigation Practice
Stoel Rives’ Litigation Group consists of more than 80 accomplished litigators. Our lawyers enjoy working together and collaborating across offices to develop deep knowledge about their clients’ businesses. Our litigators represent people and entities, large and small, across diverse industries.
As a member of this group, you would have the opportunity to provide regional litigation services for national companies and handle a wide variety of cases for other clients with unique litigation needs. If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.
Like all of the firm’s practice groups, the Litigation group at Stoel Rives greatly values diversity. The Litigation Group is also one of the most diverse at Stoel Rives. Forty-five percent of its attorneys identify as women, racial and ethnic minorities, and/or LGBTQ+ lawyers.
The Seattle office of Stoel Rives is seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years of general commercial litigation experience to join its dynamic Litigation Group. The Litigation Group’s leanly staffed teams provide significant opportunities for professional growth and early responsibility over complex matters.
Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role
We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all of these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply.
· 3-5 years of general commercial litigation experience;
· Excellent research and writing skills that can be deployed with flexibility to meet internal and external client needs;
· Strong interpersonal skills including building rapport with clients, fellow attorneys, and staff;
· Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;
· Strong intellectual curiosity;
· A commitment to client service and team success;
· JD from an accredited university;
· Active membership in the Washington State bar or ability to waive in (preferred).
What You Will Learn as Part of Our Team
We aim to provide opportunities such as brief and motion writing, analyzing complex factual situations, creating digests of facts to present to court, contributing to an appellate brief, arguing discovery and/or dispositive motions, and providing strategic direction on several matters. While honing your legal skills, you will also be a valuable member of our team.
A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?” At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm. We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.
How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives
At Stoel Rives, you will enjoy a robust benefits package that includes an inclusive parental leave policy, paid family medical leave, equivalent health benefits for LGBTQ+ employees’ spouses and partners, a generous employer health savings account contribution, telemedicine services, day care and medical expense flexible spending account, and employee assistance program. In 2017, we launched an extended leave support program for our lawyers who take family, medical, and other approved leaves. This program also aids with transitioning to and from leave.
We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and work-life balance.
To learn more about the benefits of working as an attorney at Stoel Rives, click here.
What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment
Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle. We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities, along with participation in the OnRamp Fellowship for legal returners and the OnTrack Sponsorship program. Additional information on these programs, can be found here.