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  • 03/17/2017 3:33 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward, P.S. -- Wenatchee
    http://jdsalaw.com

    About The Position

    The Law Firm of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward (JDSA) is recruiting a Paralegal to join their Wenatchee, Washington firm. JDSA offers relocation assistance for this position. JDSA has grown from two attorneys in 1946 to one of the largest law firms in North Central Washington. They believe in providing value and opportunity through partnership, collaboration, curiosity, problem solving, tenacity and a drive to create the best result, no matter the variables. JDSA seeks a paralegal in any of the following practice areas: Real Estate, Family Law, Litigation, Corporate, Estate Planning, or Probate matters. The Paralegal will research law, investigate facts, prepare documents and occasionally meet with clients to assist attorneys. JDSA offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes retirement options, insurance coverage, profit sharing, and paid time off.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    corporate, business, Real Estate, Family Law, Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    Experience that satisfies RCW Criteria for Paralegal status

    Education desired: 

    Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies

    Minimum experience: 

    2 years

    Experience desired: 

    4 years

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to David Hough via email:  jobs@anothersource.com 

  • 03/17/2017 3:29 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    City of Bellevue -- Bellevue
    www.bellevuewa.gov

    About The Position

    Are you a passionate individual looking for a cooperative and vibrant environment to further your professional development? Are you excited about the opportunity to work for a thriving, diverse city facing unique challenges? If so, the City of Bellevue wants you!

    The City of Bellevue is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill a paralegal position in the civil division of the City Attorney's Office. The ideal candidate will be comfortable joining our collaborative, team-focused environment and will be comfortable handling complex projects through completion in a timely and professional manner. All candidates must have experience researching legal issues, investigating facts, and preparing pleadings and other legal documents.

    Strong verbal and written communication skills, a high level of organization, and superior interpersonal abilities are a must. The successful candidate will be able to work professionally and cooperatively with other members of the City Attorney's Office and other City departments and functions. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated self-awareness and cultural competence.

    The City of Bellevue is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community are strongly encouraged to apply.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Conducts legal research relating to complex problems and projects and prepares memoranda and/or opinions containing recommended courses of action and/or solutions to legal issues.
    • Conducts investigations and interviews with City employees and others in order to gather information relating to particular legal issues and/or litigation.
    • Provides assistance to various City departments relating to responses to legal issues and/or preparation of legal documents.
    • Assists the City Attorney and/or Assistant City Attorneys in preparing for trial and assists the City Attorney and/or Assistant City Attorneys in preparing responses to requests for legal opinions. Prepares drafts of initial pleadings, discovery documents, motions, briefs and other legal pleadings and papers relating to litigation.
    • Prepares graphic aids, tables, slides and other audio/visual devices for the City Attorney and/or Assistant City Attorneys.
    • Establishes and maintains a fully-indexed and cross-referenced bank of briefs, memoranda, and other research documents previously produced by the Department through the case management software system.
    • Oversees the organization and maintenance of materials in the City Attorney's electronic research database and determines the need for new/updated materials.
    • Performs data and document management and retrieval.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

    • Works under general supervision of the litigation supervisor.
    • No formal supervisory responsibilities.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Paralegal certification preferred.
    • Three or more years of professional related experience.
    • Or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    government

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a application form* to Human Resources via web application

  • 03/10/2017 4:58 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Perkins Coie LLP -- Seattle
    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/ids-specialist-patent-job-s20160320-seattle-wa.html

    About The Position

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an IDS Specialist supporting patent prosecution activities. Specifically, the IDS Specialist will work with attorneys to review and track cited art across client portfolios and prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

    Qualified candidates will handle all aspects of IDS work in close communication with attorneys, paralegals, docketing specialists, and clients.

    In addition, this position requires attention to detail is a must and an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel required. Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of responsibility, teamwork and dedication to accuracy and thoroughness in work product.

    The ideal candidate will have at least two years of patent experience, including experience with IDS related activities.

    APPLY @ https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/ids-specialist-patent-job-s20160320-seattle-wa.html

    Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 and termination.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity, please click here for “EEO Is the Law.” To request a disability accommodation in the application process, please click here. Perkins Coie participates in E-Verify, please view the following links for details in English and Spanish. For information regarding your Right to Work, click here for details in English and Spanish.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    intellectual property, Patent

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 

    two years of patent experience

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to HR via web application jnybo@perkinscoie.com https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/ids-specialist-patent-job-s20160320-seattle-wa.html

     


    Questions? 

    206.359.3185

  • 03/10/2017 4:57 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Landerholm, P.S. -- Vancouver
    http://www.landerholm.com/

    About The Position

    Landerholm, P.S. is seeking an Accountant and Tax Paralegal in its Estate Planning/Probate department. The successful candidate for this unique position will be responsible for matters involving the administration of trusts and probates along with the preparation of tax returns and other documents. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. The ideal candidate will be familiar with estate planning documents, be highly organized, have strong analytical skills, and can manage conflicting priorities. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and a 401 (k) plan.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to Rhonda Kates at clientservices@landerholm.com.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    estate planning/probate, Tax Law, Accounting

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    Bachelor's Degree

    Education desired: 

    CPA

    Minimum experience: 

    2 years of paralegal experience in Estate Planning and Probate

    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Rhonda Kates via e-mail clientservices@landerholm.com

     


    Questions? 

    360-696-3312

  • 03/10/2017 4:55 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Landerholm, P.S. -- Vancouver
    http://www.landerholm.com/

    About The Position

    Landerholm, P.S. is seeking a paralegal in its Estate Planning/Probate department. Must have strong organizational skills and a desire to work with clients and other professionals. Significant client contact is a primary responsibility of this position. Experience with estate planning is a must. We seek a self-starting individual who can work independently. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability and a 401 (k) plan.

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to Rhonda Kates at clientservices@landerholm.com.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    estate planning/probate

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 

    2 years paralegal experience in Estate Planning and Probate

    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Rhonda Kates via e-mail clientservices@landerholm.com

     


    Questions? 

    360-696-3312

  • 03/09/2017 10:22 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Lee & Hayes -- Seattle
    http://www.leehayes.com/

    About The Position

    Lee & Hayes, a national intellectual property (IP) law firm with an international client-base, is seeking an experienced Mandarin speaking Patent Paralegal for its Seattle, Washington office.

    Ideal candidates must speak and write fluent Mandarin, are accurate, detailed, organized, articulate, service-oriented and flexible. Prior experience as a legal assistant and/or paralegal is beneficial and experience in intellectual property is a plus. Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft® Office, are required. Responsibilities of this position include assisting attorneys in our Asia practice group with: filing patent applications and other documents with the patent offices, general time/work management, scheduling meetings, and administrative and clerical support.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    intellectual property

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 

    1-2 years

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Human Resources via e-mail hr@leehayes.com

     


    Questions? 

    509-324-9256

  • 03/09/2017 10:20 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Kenyon Disend, PLLC -- Issaquah
    11 Front Street So.

    About The Position

    Kenyon Disend, PLLC is a medium-sized municipal law firm located in Issaquah, Washington. We are seeking a paralegal to assist in civil litigation and other duties for client cities. Ideally we will hire a full-time paralegal, but we will also give serious consideration to applicants for part-time (20+ hrs/week) schedules. Salary DOE, plus benefits including medical & dental insurance, and 401(k), depending on full- or part-time work status. Please visit our website - www.kenyondisend.com - to learn more about our law firm.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    civil litigation, municipal law

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Margaret Starkey via e-mail margaret@kenyondisend.com

     


    Questions? 

    425-392-7090

  • 02/23/2017 4:10 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Skellenger Bender -- Seattle

    About The Position

    seeks an experienced Civil Litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join our growing Commercial Law practice group. Our paralegals assist attorneys with cases from start to finish. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the drafting of pleadings, communicating with clients, opposing counsel' offices, and the court, assisting with discovery, filing and serving cases, calendaring and various administrative tasks.

    We are committed to providing excellent client services. We value and reward hard work, team work and innovation. We offer a good work-life balance in a collegial environment, as well as a competitive compensation packages, including bonus program, and generous benefits.

    The ideal candidate has previous Commercial Litigation Paralegal experience, knowledge of applicable Washington and local court rules, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, strong time-management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Prior experience working with ProLaw is preferred. To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter addressing your experience, a resume, and a relevant writing sample.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    civil litigation, construction law, design professional representation

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    AA

    Education desired: 

    BA

    Minimum experience: 

    5 years

    Experience desired: 

    8 years

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Deb Lovelett via e-mail dlovelett@skellengerbender.com

  • 02/23/2017 4:08 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    ACLU of Washington -- Seattle
    https://www.aclu-wa.org/pages/legal-assistant

    About The Position

    Provide litigation support for the ACLU-WA’s litigation docket. Manage filings, calendar deadlines, and ensure compliance with court rules.

    Manage pre-trial, trial, and appellate logistics (organizing discovery, preparing exhibits and declarations, assisting with preparations for hearings and depositions, and other tasks).

    Communicate clearly and professionally with a broad range of stakeholders.

    Draft court pleadings and discovery requests. Cite check and fact check pleadings. Proofread and format documents.

    Coordinate and edit reports for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

    Handle departmental administrative tasks (processing invoices and reimbursements, scanning documents, scheduling meetings, onboarding new staff and interns, etc.)

    Control, manage, and improve legal department record systems.

    Salary range is $38,000 - $40,000, based on experience and qualifications. To apply, email a letter of application, resume, and writing sample to Jobs@aclu-wa.org and include in the subject line of the email: your last name and Legal Assistant. See https://www.aclu-wa.org/pages/legal-assistant for complete listing.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    government, civil rights

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 

    College degree, paralegal certificate, or equivalent experience.

    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 

    While not required, two years of prior office experience is preferred. Prior experience with civil litigation, including discovery, motion practice, trials, and appellate brief preparation is especially beneficial.

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to ACLU of Washington via e-mail jobs@aclu-wa.org

  • 02/22/2017 4:33 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    GLP Attorneys -- Seattle
    www.glpattorneys.com

    About The Position

    GLP Attorneys, P.S. Inc., an established and respected plaintiffs' personal injury law firm, seeks a paralegal with excellent customer service and communication skills to work with one of our shareholders in our Seattle office.

    GLP has been providing excellent results to clients since 1979. Over the last decades, GLP has built its reputation for high quality service and professionalism, and the ability to handle all types of injury cases. Over the last decade, the attorneys at GLP have received a number of excellent trial verdicts, and have received accolades from clients, judges, and mediators in the community.

    Qualified candidates must have a passion to help and advocate for clients in all types of personal injury matters. Other necessary requirements are experience with all aspects of case management, including client intake through claim resolution.

    Interested candidates should also have:

    1. minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in all phases of plaintiff’s personal injury cases;
      • Be able to provide outstanding customer service and be in frequent contact with our clients
      • Draft letters for attorney review
      • Answer discovery
      • Draft witness disclosures
      • Keep pleading/ Discovery filing maintained
      • ER 904 other trial documents
      • Schedule depositions
      • Draft demands letters
    2. a proven ability to manage a large case load;
    3. the ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast paced environment with superb attention to detail;
    4. excellent oral and written communication and the ability to work collaboratively with attorneys and staff;
    5. the ability to provided litigation support;
    6. management skills, as they will be responsible for managing and training a Legal Assistant;
    7. excellent strength in setting priorities and be able to exercise independent judgement.

    GLP offers a competitive salary, and excellent benefits such as: medical, life insurance, 401(k), transportation subsidy, paid vacation and sick time, as well as a collaborative, supportive and team-driven environment.

    If you are confident that you can handle and manage details, provide high quality service to clients in need, and would like to work in a supportive, collaborative team-driven environment, then please submit your resume and cover letter to the link below. We would like to get to know you!

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    personal injury

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Ginger Rochford via web application grochford@glpattorneys.com www.glpattorneys.com

     


    Questions? 

    206 957 2512

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