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  • 04/28/2021 3:54 PM | Anonymous

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is inviting applications for an Information & Referral Program Managing Attorney. We have also updated the application deadline for our Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney position.

  • 04/28/2021 3:43 PM | Anonymous

    Position: Eviction Defense Program Manager

    Agency: Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid

    Salary: $97,000 - $105,000 Annually DOQ

    Location: Olympia, WA (preferred); Alternative locations possible

    Travel: Substantial travel may be required

    Open: April 15, 2021 Close: Until Filled; OCLA reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.

    Condition: Position conditioned on final passage and the Governor’s signing of legislation establishing and funding a right to counsel for indigent tenants. Start Date: July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter.

    The Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) is an independent judicial branch agency that manages and oversees state appropriations for civil legal aid in Washington State. The Washington State Legislature is about to enact legislation to create the first statewide right to counsel program for indigent tenants in the United States. The Office of Civil Legal Aid will be required to submit an initial implementation plan to appropriate legislative committees within 90 days of the Governor’s signature, and the entire statewide program must be implemented within 12 months of the date of the Governor’s signature.


    The statewide Eviction Defense Program (EDP) will build on and substantially expand evictionrelated civil legal aid services to indigent persons provided by the statewide Northwest Justice Project, local and regional Housing Justice Projects, and other providers/private attorney contractors as needed to ensure full implementation. The program will (a) facilitate early identification, eligibility screening, referral, and assignment of indigent tenants to participating EDP attorneys, (b) be supported by a robust training and support program, (c) be guided by strategies designed to reach tenants who are members of communities of color, immigrants, Indigenous, limited English proficient (LEP) and other groups disproportionately at risk of eviction, (d) reduce the number and percentage of tenants who default in unlawful detainer cases, (e) be guided by race and other equity considerations and principles, and (f) ensure meaningful and effective oversight, quality control, data collection, and reporting.

    Consistent with the requirements of the legislation, the Eviction Defense Program Manager will have principal responsibility to establish and implement a statewide program to make available high quality, effective legal representation for indigent tenants involved in unlawful detainer cases. Such activities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

    1. Working with the Implementation Advisory Committee, finalize an EDP Implementation Plan that:

    a. Ensures the availability of properly trained eviction defense attorneys to represent indigent tenants in all 37 judicial districts.

    b. Establishes the process and model policies to guide local courts in appointing attorneys in unlawful detainer cases.

    c. Establishes the principal areas of focus and assigns principal responsibility for the EDP attorney training program.

    d. Establishes uniform data collection and reporting requirements of agencies and private attorney contractors engaged to represent indigent tenants.

    e. Outlines tenant education and outreach efforts necessary to ensure tenant understanding and equity of access legal representation, including access for tenants at greatest risk of eviction.

    f. Establishes procedures for oversight, quality control, and reporting to legislative and other relevant entities.

    2. Originate, negotiate, execute, and monitor contracts with agencies and individual contract attorneys engaged in providing EDP services in all 37 superior court judicial districts.

    3. Establish and staff a permanent EDP Advisory Committee consisting of stakeholders from tenant and low-income advocacy organizations, “by and for” community-based representatives, EDP attorneys, judicial officers and organizations, court administrators, and others as appropriate.

    4. Monitor contractor performance against baseline client service, caseload, training, quality control, and reporting requirements.

    5. Review and approve invoices received from EDP contractors.

    6. Work with OCLA contracts management staff and fiscal staff at the Administrative Office of the Courts to develop, track, and oversee the EDP budgets and expenditures.

    7. Perform such other duties that, in consultation and under the supervision of the OCLA Director or the Director’s designee, may be required.


    Skills and Background

    1. Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Public Administration (MPA), or related professional and/or lived experience that demonstrates the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position.

    2. Experience with governmental contract management, oversight, data tracking, and reporting.

    3. Experience in the design and implementation of significant new programmatic initiatives.

    4. Experience with identifying and developing systems to track, analyze, and report out programmatic performance data.

    5. Demonstrated understanding of the impact of race, bias, discrimination, and differential treatment of communities disproportionately composed of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, individuals who identify as LGBTQ or other sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, immigrants, limited English speaking persons, and others who have been historically marginalized in rental housing markets and in the law and justice system.

    6. Knowledge and understanding of courts, court systems, and landlord-tenant law (preferably Washington State landlord-tenant law).

    7. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications (esp. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    9. Ability to quickly learn and master new software applications as required

    The EDP Program Manager reports to the Director of the Office of Civil Legal Aid or the Director’s designee.

    Application Procedure

    Applications must be filed electronically with ocla@ocla.wa.gov and should include the subject heading Statement of Interest -- Eviction Defense Program Manager. Submissions must include:

    • A cover letter and resume outlining the applicant’s credentials and professional/lived experience that is responsive to the skills and background outlined in this Notice
    • A list of at least three (3) peer professional references
    • A self-edited writing sample describing the outcomes of a specific project or program that the applicant has managed or been involved with as a principal

    Additional Information

    The Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) is committed to equity and inclusion in hiring and employment practices and full compliance with federal and state equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws. OCLA strongly encourages members of diverse and historically disfavored demographic communities to apply. OCLA will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, or immigration status; families with children; gender (including gender identify or gender expression); marital status; sexual orientation; age; veteran or military status; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability (actual or perceived); or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Individuals needing reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process should contact Hope Hough at hope.hough@ocla.wa.gov or (360) 705-5564.

    OCLA believes in providing substantial professional flexibility consistent with necessary accountability considerations. We also support Washington State greenhouse gas reduction efforts. We therefore take a generous approach to telecommunication and remote work activity.

  • 04/28/2021 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    Excited to announce that the King County Bar Association’s Housing Justice Project (HJP) is hiring staff attorneys. We welcome ALL applicants including recent graduates awaiting bar admission and applicants without housing experience as other experience will be considered. Please note that the position IS eligible for public service loan forgiveness.

     

    Application closes May 10, 2021 at 5pm

    KING COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Staff Attorney for Housing Justice Project

    The Housing Justice Project (HJP) is a homelessness prevention program providing accessible, volunteer-based legal services to low-income, residential tenants facing eviction in King County. Legal assistance is provided through counsel and advice, negotiated settlements, limited representation at Show Cause hearings, and/or referrals depending on tenants’ needs and financial eligibility.

    Reports to: Managing Attorney, Housing Justice Project

    General Information: HJP Staff Attorneys participate in housing clinics located at the King County Superior Court and Maleng Regional Justice Center as well as the HJP Hotline created in response to the COVID crisis. Staff Attorneys supervise volunteer attorneys, represent clients at show cause hearings, appeals, and trials. Staff Attorneys participate in workshops and evening outreach events. Staff attorneys also assist with policy work, lobbying, and legislative activities. This is a full-time position requiring some local travel within King County to the Kent and Seattle courthouses as well as to meetings and various outreach activities. When not in the courthouse, the position will be based in Seattle.

    Advocacy

    • Direct client representation, appeals, trials, and other civil litigation;

    • Work with Senior Staff Attorney to develop and meet priorities and program goals;

    • Work with, train and mentor volunteers to provide legal advice and limited representation to tenants;

    • Pursue legislative and policy changes;

    • Implement creative advocacy for tenant’s rights;

    • Oversee and maintain quality of client advocacy by volunteers;

    • Arrange and participate in weekly case review;

    • Assist HJP staff with case referral and management as needed; and

    • Keep up with legislative and regulatory changes.

    Administrative and Supervisory

    • Review and oversee data input in Legal Server data management system;

    • Prepare reports, data, articles, and communications both for internal and community distribution;

    • Assist and participate in the development of staff attorney and volunteer training materials and trainings;

    • Help recruit, train, mentor and supervise volunteer legal assistants and attorneys;

    • Work with KCBA’s Home Base program and Social Worker to refer cases for rent stabilization fund; Outreach and Collaboration

    • Update community resources for client use and distribution;

    • Develop new partnerships with community agencies;

    • Develop educational outreach materials;

    • Develop outreach information regarding homelessness prevention to community groups, agencies, housing partners, and related audiences;

    • Other duties as may be assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Licensed to practice law and in good standing in Washington state;

    • Experience with civil procedure, courtroom protocol, and rules of evidence;

    • Experience in housing law including courtroom and trial experience;

    • Familiarity with affordable housing programs;

    • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to track and consistently meet deadlines;

    • Demonstrated ability to train, supervise, and mentor volunteer attorneys and maintain quality program control;

    • Demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing issues facing low-income and vulnerable people;

    • Strong communication skills and ability to motivate and lead;

    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people;

    • Demonstrated understanding of the impact of race, bias, discrimination, and differential treatment of communities disproportionately composed of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, individuals who identify as LGBTQ or other sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, immigrants, limited English speaking persons, and others who have been historically marginalized in rental housing markets and in the law and justice system

    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines;

    • Ability to analyze information quickly and work well in a fast-paced environment;

    • Creative problem solving and mediation skills;

    • Proficiency with technology including MS Word, case management systems, Excel, and Outlook

    About the King County Bar Association

    Founded in 1886, KCBA is a membership legal organization with over 5,500 attorney members, 40 staff and an annual budget of over $4,000,000. KCBA promotes and supports a diverse and collegial membership; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence, equity and accessibility in the administration of justice; and benefits the community through public service and engagement in public policy. As an equal opportunity employer KCBA encourages people of diverse backgrounds apply for this position. KCBA defines diversity to refer to the inclusion of individuals who self-identify with those groups historically discriminated against, and which continue to experience the effects of such, and/or who are underrepresented in the legal profession including on the basis of disability, gender, presence of a disability, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

    Learn more at www.KCBA.org.

    KCBA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, or presence of a disability.

    Learn more at www.KCBA.org.

    Schedule, Travel, Salary & Benefits This is an exempt full-time position requiring occasional local travel within King County. Salary range is $70,000 yearly with excellent benefits. Benefits include employer-paid healthcare, 401k plan with automatic employer contribution, subsidized transit pass, flexible spending account, professional development opportunities, paid vacation and sick leave and more. Application Process To apply, submit a cover letter describing your interest and qualification for this position, a resume, cover letter and three references by 5:00 p.m. Monday May 10, 2021 by email to HR@kcba.org.


  • 04/20/2021 11:59 AM | Anonymous

    Experienced Environmental Law Attorney (Seattle or Portland)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Practice Summary

    Miller Nash’s success is the product of a collective dedication to our clients, our people, our diversity, and our community. Our practice brings together a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of lawyers covering a range of environmental and natural resources matters—compliance, transactional, enforcement defense, and litigation. Our clients are some of the largest multi-national entities and includes manufacturing companies, maritime and port operations, financial and investment institutions, petroleum companies, chemical companies, developers, shipbuilders and repairers, property managers, utilities, educational institutions, food and seafood processors, agricultural producers, nonprofit organizations, Native American tribes, and local governments.

    Whether commercial or institutional, regional or international, our clients bring ambition and complexity to what they want to achieve.

    Experience and Qualifications

    Miller Nash seeks an experienced environmental law attorney to join its team in either Seattle, WA or Portland, OR. Our team has a broad range of experience, clients, and practices areas. Our ideal candidate is hard working, ambitious, a team player, responsive, and has a proven ability to bring in clients. The candidate should have experience arising from air, water and waste issues, and have a solid understanding of the major environmental statutes and regulatory programs, such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, NEPA and CERCLA.

    As an environmental attorney on our team, you’ll have the support and opportunity to work on challenging and engaging matters that will allow you to make your mark and design your practice. Attorneys enjoy significant opportunities for growth and flexible rate structures.

    Applicants can apply by submitting a cover letter and résumé and send by e-mail to Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer, at MNRecruiting@millernash.com. For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of application e-mail (e.g. WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).

    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

    Seattle

    Midlevel Associate—Litigation (Seattle)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Miller Nash is seeking a full-time midlevel associate with two to four years of practical experience in substantive parts of general commercial litigation to join our Consumer Products & Services Department and Cannabis Team in our Seattle office. Our ideal candidate is hard working, exercises good judgment under pressure, responsive, has excellent research and writing skills, self-directed while maintaining the ability to work in a team environment, and ready to hit the ground running on pending cases and immediate client needs. Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is required.

    To apply, please upload as one PDF: A cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and send by email to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer. For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your email (e.g., WSBA ad, firm website, etc.)

    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

    Experienced Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Attorney (Seattle)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Miller Nash’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights team is growing! With over 100 years of combined experience, the members of our bankruptcy and creditors’ rights team aggressively represent clients in a wide variety of industries while finding practical and creative solutions in distressed financial situations. We’re looking to expand our depth of experience even further by adding a partner-level attorney to our Seattle office with significant experience in representing financial institutions in commercial bankruptcy and commercial loan workouts and restructurings.

    Experience with bankruptcy, receivership, and related insolvency proceedings is required, as well as strong analytical ability, a dedicated commitment to providing exceptional client service, and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively. Some portable business and a proven ability to develop and manage a book of business also required.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer.

    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

    Experienced Attorney–Employment and Labor Law (Seattle)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Miller Nash is seeking employment and labor attorneys with at least 10+ years of experience to join our Seattle, Washington employment practice team. Ideal candidates will possess a demonstrated commitment to client service, proven ability to manage a book of business, enthusiasm for working in a team environment, and be ready to hit the ground running on pending cases and immediate client needs. Experience representing both public and private management/employers is preferred, and traditional labor law experience a plus. Applicants with portable business or Partner/Associate combinations are strongly encouraged to apply.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé and send by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer.  For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. state bar ad, firm website, etc.).

    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

    Experienced Data Privacy and Cyber Security Attorney (Seattle)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Seattle office of Miller Nash is seeking an attorney with at least 10+ years of experience counseling organizations in the context of data privacy, regulatory investigation, single-plaintiff and class action litigation.

    In this role, the attorney will work in a collaborative, team environment with the existing data privacy and security team to provide legal counsel to organizations investigating and responding to data privacy and cybersecurity incidents. The ideal candidate will have experience representing clients in FTC or State Attorney General privacy, data security, or other consumer protection investigations. Experience with discovery and brief writing in consumer class actions or other civil litigation is required. 

    Knowledge of US federal and state privacy laws, including FTC Act, CCPA, and COPPA. Knowledge and experience with FCRA, GLBA, CAN-SPAM, VPPA, TCPA, BIPA, breach notification laws, GDPR, and self-regulatory regimes (such as NAI and DAA) is a plus. Significant portable business is required. Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is required.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé and send by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer.  For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. state bar ad, firm website, etc.).

    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

     

    Experienced Business Associate (Seattle)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (“MNG&D”) is seeking an associate attorney with four or more years of substantive transactional experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. The ideal candidate will have experience with sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, and general corporate representation of businesses. Experience with structuring, negotiating, and drafting a wide range of transactional documents and contracts desired. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Sharae Gross, Chief Talent Officer. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., state bar ad, firm website, etc.).

    MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


  • 04/20/2021 11:54 AM | Anonymous

    Notice of Conditional Position Vacancy Position: Eviction Defense Program Manager Agency: Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid

    Salary: $97,000 - $105,000 Annually DOQ

    Location: Olympia, WA (preferred); Alternative locations possible Travel: Substantial travel may be required

    Open: April 15, 2021

    Close: Until Filled;

    OCLA reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. Condition: Position conditioned on final passage and the Governor’s signing of legislation establishing and funding a right to counsel for indigent tenants. Start Date: July 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter. Overview The Washington State Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) is an independent judicial branch agency that manages and oversees state appropriations for civil legal aid in Washington State. The Washington State Legislature is about to enact legislation to create the first statewide right to counsel program for indigent tenants in the United States. The Office of Civil Legal Aid will be required to submit an initial implementation plan to appropriate legislative committees within 90 days of the Governor’s signature, and the entire statewide program must be implemented within 12 months of the date of the Governor’s signature. The statewide Eviction Defense Program (EDP) will build on and substantially expand evictionrelated civil legal aid services to indigent persons provided by the statewide Northwest Justice Project, local and regional Housing Justice Projects, and other providers/private attorney contractors as needed to ensure full implementation. The program will (a) facilitate early identification, eligibility screening, referral, and assignment of indigent tenants to participating EDP attorneys, (b) be supported by a robust training and support program, (c) be guided by strategies designed to reach tenants who are members of communities of color, immigrants, Indigenous, limited English proficient (LEP) and other groups disproportionately at risk of eviction, (d) reduce the number and percentage of tenants who default in unlawful detainer cases, (e) be guided by race and other equity considerations and principles, and (f) ensure meaningful and effective oversight, quality control, data collection, and reporting.


    Primary Activities Consistent with the requirements of the legislation, the Eviction Defense Program Manager will have principal responsibility to establish and implement a statewide program to make available high quality, effective legal representation for indigent tenants involved in unlawful detainer cases. Such activities will include, but not be limited to, the following: 1. Working with the Implementation Advisory Committee, finalize an EDP Implementation Plan that: a. Ensures the availability of properly trained eviction defense attorneys to represent indigent tenants in all 37 judicial districts. b. Establishes the process and model policies to guide local courts in appointing attorneys in unlawful detainer cases. c. Establishes the principal areas of focus and assigns principal responsibility for the EDP attorney training program. d. Establishes uniform data collection and reporting requirements of agencies and private attorney contractors engaged to represent indigent tenants. e. Outlines tenant education and outreach efforts necessary to ensure tenant understanding and equity of access legal representation, including access for tenants at greatest risk of eviction. f. Establishes procedures for oversight, quality control, and reporting to legislative and other relevant entities. 2. Originate, negotiate, execute, and monitor contracts with agencies and individual contract attorneys engaged in providing EDP services in all 37 superior court judicial districts. 3. Establish and staff a permanent EDP Advisory Committee consisting of stakeholders from tenant and low-income advocacy organizations, “by and for” community-based representatives, EDP attorneys, judicial officers and organizations, court administrators, and others as appropriate. 4. Monitor contractor performance against baseline client service, caseload, training, quality control, and reporting requirements. 5. Review and approve invoices received from EDP contractors. 6. Work with OCLA contracts management staff and fiscal staff at the Administrative Office of the Courts to develop, track, and oversee the EDP budgets and expenditures. 7. Perform such other duties that, in consultation and under the supervision of the OCLA Director or the Director’s designee, may be required. Skills and Background 1. Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Public Administration (MPA), or related professional and/or lived experience that demonstrates the capacity to perform the essential functions of the position. 2. Experience with governmental contract management, oversight, data tracking, and reporting. 3. Experience in the design and implementation of significant new programmatic initiatives. Eviction Defense Program Manager 4/11/2021 Page 3 of 4 4. Experience with identifying and developing systems to track, analyze, and report out programmatic performance data. 5. Demonstrated understanding of the impact of race, bias, discrimination, and differential treatment of communities disproportionately composed of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, individuals who identify as LGBTQ or other sexual minorities, individuals with disabilities, immigrants, limited English speaking persons, and others who have been historically marginalized in rental housing markets and in the law and justice system. 6. Knowledge and understanding of courts, court systems, and landlord-tenant law (preferably Washington State landlord-tenant law). 7. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications (esp. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 9. Ability to quickly learn and master new software applications as required. Reporting The EDP Program Manager reports to the Director of the Office of Civil Legal Aid or the Director’s designee.

    Salary: Benefits: Leave: Compensation and Benefits $97,000 - $105,000 DOQ Paid medical/dental, life insurance, and long term disability insurance programs Paid vacation and sick leave benefits Retirement: Employer contributions to state retirement benefits Click here for more benefits information.

    Application Procedure Applications must be filed electronically with ocla@ocla.wa.gov and should include the subject heading Statement of Interest -- Eviction Defense Program Manager. Submissions must include: • A cover letter and resume outlining the applicant’s credentials and professional/lived experience that is responsive to the skills and background outlined in this Notice • A list of at least three (3) peer professional references • A self-edited writing sample describing the outcomes of a specific project or program that the applicant has managed or been involved with as a principal Eviction Defense Program Manager 

    CLOSING DATE: The announcement will remain open until filled, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. OCLA reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.

    Additional Information The Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) is committed to equity and inclusion in hiring and employment practices and full compliance with federal and state equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws. OCLA strongly encourages members of diverse and historically disfavored demographic communities to apply. OCLA will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, or immigration status; families with children; gender (including gender identify or gender expression); marital status; sexual orientation; age; veteran or military status; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability (actual or perceived); or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.

    Individuals needing reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process should contact Hope Hough at hope.hough@ocla.wa.gov or (360) 705-5564. OCLA believes in providing substantial professional flexibility consistent with necessary accountability considerations. We also support Washington State greenhouse gas reduction efforts. We therefore take a generous approach to telecommunication and remote work activity.

  • 04/20/2021 11:52 AM | Anonymous

    The ease with which our lawyers share ideas, the firm’s drive for excellence, and our commitment to high quality work all contribute to our high rate of attorney and client satisfaction.

    Our lawyers and professional staff share a common value system rooted in collaboration, excellence, inclusion, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for personal growth and satisfaction. We recognize a responsibility to extend ourselves for the good of clients, the firm and the broader community.

    Stokes Lawrence is eager to hire, retain and promote individuals from diverse backgrounds and to reach out to those who have been historically underrepresented in the legal profession.

    https://www.stokeslaw.com/attorney-hiring


  • 04/20/2021 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking an associate attorney to join our healthcare practice at our downtown Seattle location.  OMW is a multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years. 

    OMW attorneys in the healthcare practice group and firmwide 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 Healthcare Associate will focus primarily in the areas of transactional and regulatory health care law and health information technology. The ideal candidate is a quick learner with excellent research, writing, and analytical skills who excels in working in a team environment. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience (preferred) and a license to practice in Washington state. 

    Key Job Duties:

    ·       Draft, review and negotiate agreements/contracts with respect to physician employment, space leasing, physician practice acquisition and affiliation, general governing documents, and clinical network development.

    ·       Negotiate and draft health information contracts for hospitals, multi-specialty groups and technology companies servicing healthcare entities.

    ·       Advise clients on HIPAA, privacy and security laws and general data governance legal requirements.

    ·       Perform legal research on healthcare-related statutes, regulations, agency guidance, and case law.

    ·       Respond to healthcare client legal questions and provide practical solutions in a timely manner.

    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, stipp@omwlaw.com or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.


  • 04/20/2021 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an IP litigation associate with one to three years of experience to join the IP Litigation group in our Seattle office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of IP Litigation matters, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigations in venues across the United States, as well as non-litigation IP counseling matters. This associate will have the opportunity to work in all phases of litigation, from pleading through trial and appeal, for individual and entity clients in a variety of industries. The position will involve the following types of tasks:

    - client counseling regarding IP matters

    - research and analysis

    - discovery

    - brief writing

    - oral advocacy

    - trial preparation

     

    The following qualifications are required:

    - A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school

    - One to three years of IP litigation attorney experience in a law firm setting and/or IP focus in law school

    - Strong communication and writing skills

    - Top academic credentials

    - Washington State bar admission

     

    Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Our benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); Dorsey & Whitney 401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan; 15 weeks of paid parental leave, plus an additional 6-8 weeks of paid short-term disability for lawyers who give birth; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; education and college advising programs; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more!

     

    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.

     

    You 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.

     

    Dorsey participates in E-Verify.

     

    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

    - 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.

     

    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 Certification Plus (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)

    - Adoption Advocate (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

     

    How to Apply

    Dorsey 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 612-492-5149.

     


  • 04/15/2021 7:38 PM | Anonymous

    ACS seeks an energetic, detailed, and adaptable addition to its Strategic Engagement team to help lead the organization’s work on ACS’s career pipeline for clerkships and jobs at all levels of seniority as well as cultivation of public officials, including judges and legislators in ACS’s network. This position reports to the Vice President of Strategic Engagement. This work can be conducted remotely while the ACS office is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When the office re-opens, the candidate will need to work from the Washington, DC office.

     

    If you have any further questions, please email us back at jobs@acslaw.org


  • 04/08/2021 7:57 PM | Anonymous

    Carmichael Clark, P.S., a well-established Bellingham law firm, seeks an associate attorney to join its municipal, land use, water law, and real estate practice.  Interest in litigation is a plus.  Commitment to practice in Whatcom County a must.  Terms and compensation negotiable.  Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@carmichaelclark.com.