Columbia Legal is hiring a Legal Fellow to serve in a two-year attorney position in our Yakima office, working on a broad range of legal issues affecting farm and other low-wage workers and their families in Washington. This position is open until filled.
At Columbia Legal, we value equity, inclusiveness, and collaboration, and work as a team to fulfill our mission in service of our clients and the communities we serve.
We offer generous and comprehensive benefits including generous holiday, sick, and vacation leave, excellent paid medical, dental, and vision benefits(we cover 100% of the premium, and 50% of out-of-pocket maximum), paid parental leave, a transportation benefit, and a sabbatical every 7 years.
Follow the instructions in the postings to apply, and reach out with any questions.
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn has an immediate opening for an experienced Conflicts Attorney to join its team!
This role is responsible for assisting with the identification, review, and resolution of potential conflicts issues. This role will work closely with the Firm’s General Counsel, New Business Committee, members of the Firm’s Loss Prevention, Risk Management, & Ethics Committee, and other Firm administrators.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform the role successfully, an individual must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined as follows satisfactorily and meet the role requirements.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
· Review and analyze conflicts reports for both new business and lateral hires to identify potential conflicts. Communicate with Firm lawyers to gather more information relevant to potential conflicts and determine steps for resolution.
· Provide Firm lawyers with summary of review, highlighting potential issues. Work closely with Firm lawyers, the Firm’s General Counsel, New Business Committee, members of the Firm’s Loss Prevention, Risk Management, & Ethics Committee, and other Firm administrators to assist with conflict resolution.
· Assist with transitioning clients to the Firm in lateral partner hires, including a complete conflicts analysis and resolution, drafting engagement letters and waivers for lawyer review and approval, and assisting with matter opening.
· Study and stay current with laws and rules pertaining to conflicts of interest in each jurisdiction where our offices are located.
· Consistently promote and model the Firm’s client service principles in leadership, teamwork, work product, and personal interaction.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
· Perform analysis and review of new business forms and provide assistance in the new business intake process as needed.
· Maintain records for tracking and timely completion of all conflicts review projects undertaken within the firm.
· Participate in the ongoing development and improvement of the conflicts process, firm policies, and firm procedures.
· Perform various special projects and duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience
· Juris Doctor
· Knowledge of rules of professional responsibility
· A minimum of three years of conflicts experience or equivalent
· Database research experience (preferred)
Other Skills and Abilities
· Strong analytical and research skills
· Strong organizational skills
· Strong attention to detail
· Good judgment
· Strong interpersonal communication skills
· Strong problem solving skills
· Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
· Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
· Able to work under pressure
· Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities
· A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the role
HOW TO APPLY
If you are qualified and interested in being a part of our collaborative team, please apply at our JOB BOARD. Cover letter and resume must be included with your application in order to be considered as a candidate.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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The Boise office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate to join the firm’s expanding national Business Practice Group. This position will focus on private equity and mergers & acquisitions as well as work with emerging growth company clients, handle equity and fund formation, and work on corporate governance issues. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and two to five years of corporate experience, preferably at a national law firm. To be considered, please access the link below and provide your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and deal sheet.
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Competition group in the Seattle office. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, a J.D. from a top-tier law school, and 3-6 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.
Employee Benefits Associate Attorney
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced employee benefits associate to join its Tax, Benefits and Compensation practice. This practice group represents many large plan sponsors and trusts in a wide range of industries. Candidates must have experience with ERISA and tax issues related to health and welfare plans, qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, and compensatory arrangements. Large law firm experience in supporting corporate transactions and in responding to government agency filings and enforcement actions is preferred. Additionally, candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, and a demonstrated commitment to working collegially in providing exceptional client service. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample.
Financial Transactions Attorney
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an attorney with at least two years of legal experience, with transactional experience preferred, to join our Financial Transactions practice group. The ideal candidate will have legal experience handling business transactions, project management and process management. Legal experience in lending and real estate transactions is preferred, but not required. This is a non-partnership track position. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be members of the Washington State Bar. Principals Only. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
The Tribal State Court Consortium (TSCC) was formed to build bridges between state courts and tribal courts, to develop relationships and partnerships, and a greater understanding of issues that cross jurisdictional lines. The TSCC is in its 5th year, and we are seeking a part-time staff person to join the Commissions team and work with the TSCC at the Administrative Office of the Courts. Full details.
Employment Status: Project, Part-Time Location: Olympia, Washington Salary: Range 60: $2,404 — $3,153 mo. (DOQ) (Salary adjusted for Part-Time status; this position is benefits eligible.) Opens: March 5, 2019 Closes: March 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Duration: The expected duration of this position is March 2019 through December 2021.
Under the direction of the Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program Manager, the Staff Attorney will manage and expand the mentoring program; recruit volunteer attorneys to participate in the mentoring program as well as other volunteer lawyer program activities; coordinate and supervise remote legal clinics as designated (specifically, the Will Clinics and the clinic in Concrete); and perform administrative functions in support of the Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program. Full details here.
Seeking a Legislative Attorney (Communications Law)
2/13/2019 to 3/14/2019
$96,970 to $126,062 per year
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to communications law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context(Input information for appropriate position).
Candidates with research experience in and broad general knowledge of legal issues regarding communications law in particular and American public law in general; who demonstrate strong research, writing, and oral communication skills; and who possess a portfolio of high quality legal analytical writing are encouraged to apply. Experience as a judicial clerk will be beneficial.
The position’s primary focus is the broad area of communications law. However, given ALD’s relatively small staff and the breadth of issues ALD covers for Congress, candidates must also be capable of working in a number of different areas of the law and have the intellectual curiosity to seek out and maintain a broad portfolio of legal issues. Thus, applicants should also have knowledge of constitutional and administrative law and statutory interpretation.
· Knowledge of communications law in particular and American public law generally**
· Ability to analyze legal issues**
· Ability to write in a legal context**
· Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524321400
Antitrust Associate Attorney – Midlevel
Antitrust & Unfair Competition Litigation
Job #A20190301 – Seattle, Washington
Apply Here: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/laterals/job-listings/antitrust-litigation-associate-attorney-midlevel-job-a20190301-seattle-wa.html
King County Superior Court is accepting applications for the position of Commissioner Pro-Tempore through April 1, 2019. Apply online at http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs
OPENING DATE/TIME: 03/08/19 12:00 AM (GMT -8:00)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 04/01/19 11:59 PM (GMT -8:00)
SALARY: $90.08 - $90.08 Hourly
LOCATION: Multiple locations in King County
JOB TYPE: Short Term Temporary, Part Time, Std Wkly Hrs Vary DEPARTMENT: KCSC - Superior Court
JOB NUMBER: 2019-09298
SUMMARY: In accordance with RCW 2.24.040(1), RCW 13.04.021, and RCW 26.12.060, Pro-Tempore Dependency/FTC/ARY/CHINS and Truancy Commissioners' duties include presiding over matters pertaining to Dependency and Termination when a sitting judicial officer is unavailable. Successful applicants for these positions will be placed on a list maintained by the Court, and may be called to duty if needed, per King County Superior Court Local Court Management Rule 8. ProTempore Commissioners serve at the pleasure of the court. Who May Apply: This position is open to attorneys licensed to practice in Washington State. Current Pro-Tempore Commissioners who wish to be reappointed must re-apply.
Kutak Rock LLP’s Spokane office is seeking a Litigation Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience. An associate in the Spokane litigation department will work with partners, associates and clients in a busy litigation practice in both federal and state courts, and will be actively involved in the firm’s expanding regional and national litigation practice.
The successful candidate must have strong academic credentials, strong communication and writing skills, be self-motivated with the drive to help shape and expand a growing practice, and have the ability and confidence to work independently. Prior court room and/or trial experience is beneficial. All applicants must be currently admitted in Washington or eligible to apply for admission. Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration for this position.
Kutak Rock offers a collegial working environment with a competitive benefits package.