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  • 09/30/2020 7:28 AM | Anonymous

    Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Competition group in the Seattle or Washington, DC office.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, a J.D. from a top-tier law school, and 3-5 years of antitrust litigation and/or antitrust counseling experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm or at the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission.  Strong oral and written communication skills are required.  Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.  Principals only.

     

    Please apply here: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/antitrust-associate-attorney-midlevel-job-a20200905-seattle.html

     


  • 09/30/2020 7:27 AM | Anonymous

    Legal Voice is hiring!

    Position: Contract Lobbyist

    Reports to: Advocacy Director 

    Position status: Part-time, Consultant

    About Legal Voice: Legal Voice pursues justice for all women and LGBTQ people in the Northwest, through groundbreaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education. As a progressive feminist organization with an intersectional approach to gender justice, Legal Voice practices community lawyering, centering the most impacted community voices across all levels of our advocacy, and rooting all our work in our race equity values.

    Position summary: In partnership with the program team, Legal Voice’s contract lobbyist will serve as the primary representative in Olympia tasked with advancing our legislative and administrative agenda, maintaining and cultivating relationships with elected officials and agency staff, and developing strategies in collaboration with BIPOC communities and other impacted groups to understand and elevate community priorities and advance legislative goals.

    To apply: Review the full position description and application instructions here: www.legalvoice.org/job-opportunities


  • 09/30/2020 7:27 AM | Anonymous

    Emerging Companies & Venture Capital - Associate Attorney – Midlevel to Senior

    Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

    Job #A20200301 – Seattle, Washington

     

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and at least 3 years of relevant experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial office environment while working closely with experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters at a national level.  To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.  Midlevel to Senior ECVC


  • 09/30/2020 7:24 AM | Anonymous

    Job #:              2020-27

    Status:             Regular, Full-Time

    Location:         Olympia, Washington

    Salary:             Range 52:  $50,256 — $65,928 per year (DOQ)

    Opens:            September 28, 2020

    Closes:            October 12, 2020

    This position provides project assistance to the Office of Guardianship and Elder Services staff in planning, coordinating and implementing various court improvement programs, projects and initiatives, and implementation of court-related legislation. Some duties will include tracking contracts and applications, managing files and records, data entry and report development, providing technical assistance to the public with applications, trainings, recertification, contract renewal. The position takes independent initiative and responsibility for providing on-going project/program assistance and coordination within assigned area of expertise and responsibility. Work is periodically reviewed. Receives direction for specific assignments from senior staff. Guidance is available for new or unusual situations. Detailed information (scope of responsibility, essential activities, and key competencies, etc.) can be found by viewing the Job Description at Washington Courts Careers, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts and the Announcement.


  • 09/22/2020 12:35 PM | Anonymous

    COURT ASSOCIATION COORDINATOR

    Office of Judicial & Legislative Relations – Court Association Support

     

    Job #:              2020-26

    Status:             Regular, Full-Time

    Location:         Olympia, Washington

    Salary:             Range 64:  $67,560 — $88,644 per year (DOQ)

    Opens:            September 18, 2020

    Closes:            Open until filled; first review of applications to begin October 2, 2020.  Candidates are encouraged to apply early.  AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.

    Responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating program components involving significant impact on judicial programs, to include completion of complex or highly technical major projects and objectives, on behalf of assigned trial court associations and under supervision of the Associate Director, Judicial and Legislative Relations. Provides primary staff support to one or more trial court associations, including completion of research and projects on behalf of the assigned association, staffing committees, and coordination of and attendance at board meetings. The incumbent is an expert level professional who works independently with minimal guidance and supervision on complex issues, research and projects within assigned areas of expertise/responsibility. Work is performed in collaboration with judicial committees, court personnel, and AOC executives and staff. This position may coordinate the work of other professional and administrative staff assigned to perform work for trial court associations.


    For more information about this job's typical job duties and responsibilities, click on this Job Description at Washington Courts Careers, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts and the Announcement.

  • 09/22/2020 12:31 PM | Anonymous

    PIERCE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

    APPLICATION TO SERVE AS JUDGE PRO TEMPORE/SETTLEMENT MEDIATOR

    APPLICANTS ARE SUBJECT TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL RECORDS INVESTIGATION. Applicants are also required to sign a release form authorizing the Washington State Bar Association to release all information regarding disciplinary records.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUPERIOR COURT PRO TEM JUDGE/SETTLEMENT MEDIATOR

    1.       Five (5) years experience, full time, in the practice of law.

    2.       Trial/mediation experience; knowledge of the rules of evidence and their application in litigation; prior experience as a settlement conference mediator or collaborative law training. 

    3.       Knowledge of or experience in the type of case to be assigned.  Jury trial experience is required for pro tem service in jury trials.

    4.       Prior judicial experience, including pro tem experience, in superior, district or municipal court is preferred or prior service on the mandatory arbitration panel.

    5.       You may not serve if you are currently a court approved RCW 26.09 Guardian ad Litem Certified Registry.

    6.       The 2021 Pro Tem Judge/Settlement Mediator Panel is subject to fundingavailability. By applying to serve as a Judge Pro Tem/Settlement Mediator you are acknowledging that serving as a Pro Tem Judge in 2021 may be a volunteer position without pay.

    7.       At this time the 2021 Pro Tem Judge/Settlement Mediator Panel will predominately be assigned to hear settlement conferences in Family Law/Domestic cases only. Civil matters as well as trials, may be available at a later time, but it is not guaranteed.

    Applications deadline is Friday, October 30, 2020, by 4 PM,  Applications should be submitted electronically to Cristina Platt, at cristina.platt@piercecountywa.gov by the deadline.  Once received, the candidate will be sent an email acknowledging receipt.  Should you not receive this email acknowledging receipt, please call Cristina Platt at 253-798-7287.

    Please visit the Pierce County Superior Court for the official application form.

  • 09/22/2020 12:30 PM | Anonymous

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  • 09/14/2020 5:15 PM | Anonymous
    • Litigation Paralegal – Discovery  | Seattle

      To Apply: Click Here

       

      The litigation paralegal role requires discovery experience, including drafting discovery responses and creating and managing databases and imaging systems. In this role, you will operate in a collaborative team environment focused on supporting key firm technology clients.


      We value entrepreneurial self-starters who bring innovative solutions to the table. If you have a demonstrated history of proposing and implementing process improvements and have excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, creativity and initiative, we want to talk to you.

      At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

       

      In this role, you will be responsible for:

      Client Team Management

    • ·         Serve as the focal point for team communications and information on project assignments
    • ·         Oversee creation and maintenance of databases tracking third-party discovery requests
    • ·         Provide direction regarding handling of subpoenas and other legal requests
    • ·         Triage legal issues and escalate to attorneys, as needed
    • ·         Check conflicts, assign matters, prepare draft responses and objections to discovery demands
    • ·         Supervise work of paralegal assistants and provide training as needed
    • ·         Interact directly with client representatives while carrying out discovery tasks
    • ·         Develop extensive client knowledge and help direct the work of the client team
    •       Research & Discovery

    • ·         Collect and review client data, potentially including through database tools provided by clients
    • ·         Conduct initial review of client documents and emails to determine responsiveness and to identify documents protected by attorney-client privilege
    • ·         Perform complex database searches to locate and retrieve selected documents
    • ·         Prepare documents or data for production, with a focus on responsiveness and privacy concerns
    • ·         Respond to counsel regarding status of discovery responses, and escalate matters to attorneys as needed
    •       Administrative Tasks

    • ·         Accurately and completely record billable time in accordance with firm policy and client-imposed billing protocols; enter and release time promptly in compliance with the firm’s announced deadlines
    • ·         Accurately and promptly submit records of hours worked in compliance with the firm’s established deadlines
    • ·         Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.  Adhere to schedule by being timely on breaks, lunches and meetings
    • ·         Accept and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    • Join us if you have:

    • ·         The willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
    • ·         A highly developed attention to detail
    • ·         Post-college level writing and oral communication skills
    • ·         An interest in the use of technology in the work place
    • ·         Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) for the creation and editing of complex documents, spreadsheets, and e-mail
    • ·         Proficiency in the use of document retention databases like Relativity and in tracking systems like SharePoint
    • ·         Experience with discovery requests covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act is a plus


    3+ years of litigation paralegal experience and a Bachelor’s degree is helpful, but we are open to candidates from non-traditional backgrounds who have transferrable skills to succeed.