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  • 08/03/2020 8:44 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Rights & Permissions Coordinator

    • Department: Medical Education

      Supervisor: Charles Morris

      Status: Non-exempt, Part Time

      Travel Requirements: 0%

      Location: Remote

      What We Do

      Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual.  The Functional Medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, evidence-based approach that empowers patients and practitioners to work together to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness.

      The Institute for Functional Medicine works to advance the highest expression of individual health through the widespread adoption of Functional Medicine.  To achieve this goal, our work is primarily focused in these five areas:

    • 1.     Education. We train Functional Medicine clinicians to act as change agents in reversing the epidemic of chronic disease. 
    • 2.     Access. We facilitate the broadest possible integration of Functional Medicine into the global healthcare system. 
    • 3.     Economics. We ensure that the practice of Functional Medicine is economically viable for providers, patients, and payers. 
    • 4.     Collaboration & Development. We create and support key alliances that advance IFM’s mission to make Functional Medicine the standard of care. 
    • 5.     Research. We catalyze and facilitate clinical research that supports the Functional Medicine model. 

    Why Join Us?

    Do Work That Matters. We are changing the way medicine is practiced and transforming the health (and lives) of millions of people around the world. Every single day, you get to impact the quality of high patient care by helping our team stay informed about emerging research trends as well as supporting literacy efforts throughout the organization.

    Career Opportunities Abound. We are a rapidly growing organization. As our team grows, so does your opportunity for more responsibilities.

    We Set the Standard. And we continually push those standards to new heights, winning us the respect of the industry, as well as the loyalty and engagement of a rapidly growing customer base.

    Support and Contribute to a Passionate, Motivated Team. Our team is hungry and inspired and we want you to be too. Strive to grow with us.

    Benefit Highlights

    • Paid medical, dental and vision insurance (dependent coverage offered at a competitive monthly premium)
    • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance
    • Competitive vacation and sick leave
    • 401(k) with generous contribution
    • Position Summary

    • The Rights & Permissions Coordinator serves as a support resource within and outside the Medical Education department for the administration and coordination of the copyright compliance initiative. This Coordinator will play a supporting role in managing third-party asset use across the organization. 
    •  
    • In this role, the Rights & Permissions Coordinator will collaborate with the Referencing Services Specialist and IP Specialist to support the team in a variety of ways, including: 
    • Request and monitor permissions for third-party content and licensing agreements
    • Mitigate copyright infringement risk for visual and audio media, citations, tools, and presentations
    • Coordinate the purchasing of third-party assets
    • Review and recommend modifications to processes as part of a continuous improvement focus
    •  
    • Requirements

      Education and/or Experience

    • 3-4 years’ experience in rights and permissions, copyright, or licensing-focused position
    •  Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate, preferred
    •  

      Skills Required:

    • Proven knowledge of copyright and related issues;
    • Familiarity with contracts and contractual requirements, and/or licensing processes;
    • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills; able to manage competing priorities;
    • Ability to make decisions guided by policies, procedures, and business plans, and to inquire for clarification as appropriate;
    • Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities; must be capable of adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback;
    • Interpersonal skills: Includes attitude, behavior, and problem solving mindset that enable positive responses to diverse internal and external stakeholders’ needs and expectations; 
    • Ability to be self-directed with work activities, assess current status, anticipate obstacles and challenges, and recommend changes and improvements; 
    • Excellent written, verbal, listening, and inquiry skills; ability to communicate large amounts of information into concise, actionable language over the phone, in person, and via electronic media;
    • Collaborate on communication processes, goals, schedules, and outcomes;
    • Collaborate to develop procedures and plans to make relevant work decisions.
    Digital Fluency/Adaptation
    • Demonstrated expertise with MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word); 
    • Experience with EndNote, Zotero, Airtable and/or other library cataloging services, including support and implementation of such capabilities preferred;
    • Willingness and ability to adapt to new technologies and software, including internal digital asset management systems.

    Link to Apply

    https://form.asana.com?hash=9267e93daad644cedcdd24a861e5818f12508175e1ac2ccbd377ee5f39a739f8&id=1184935714544553

    IFM is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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  • 07/09/2020 3:54 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Job Title: Paralegal – Employment, Litigation, & Procurement Support

    Summary:

    Provide comprehensive legal support in the areas of employment, litigation, and procurement across all Slalom, LLC divisions. Based in Seattle.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work directly with legal team members and other internal leaders to research and analyze laws and investigate issues
    • Assist in the preparation of legal documents to support internal and external clients
    • Provide legal support for all divisions across all geographies
    • Maintain a file system for legal documents and provide administrative support
    • Manage the administrative process of incoming legal requests
    • Provide transactional and litigation support to internal personnel and outside counsel
    • Provide support for complex projects and communications across various cross-departmental company functions
    • Draft and negotiate agreements, amendments, addenda, and other documents to new and existing vendor contracts
    • Provide front-line legal support to Human Resource business partners and recruiters
    • Train business groups on relevant legal issues, policies, and processes
    • Other duties as needed.

    Qualifications: 

    • 4+ years of Paralegal experience
    • Transactional experience in sophisticated legal environments, with an emphasis in employment law, litigation support, and/or supporting an in-house procurement team
    • Strong analytical skills and problems solving ability
    • Quality work product
    • High degree of professionalism with demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
    • Initiative and ability to be proactive and take calculated risks within defined boundaries
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Keen business sense, with the ability to find creative business-oriented solutions to legal issues, balancing legal risks against business interests
    • Dependability and accountability
    • Strong results orientation with a dedicated client focus and excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
    • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workflow and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations
    • Ability to work independently while also being a strong collaborator
    • Process-oriented with the ability and desire to find efficiencies, suggest and implement improvements.
    • Interest in working on non-traditional legal projects and initiatives on an ad hoc basis.
    • BA/BS
    • Paralegal Certificate

    Slalom Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.

    APPLY HERE

    Aaron L. Beck 

    aaron.beck@slalom.com

    Talent Acquisition Manager, Global Services

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    Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For 2016-2018
    Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2016-2019
    Consulting Magazine Best Firms to Work For 2017
    Puget Sound Business Journal WA Best Workplace 2018


  • 07/08/2020 11:59 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)
    Probate Paralegal

    About Landerholm, P.S.

    Since 1948, the attorneys and professionals at Landerholm, P.S. have served as legal advisors and trusted advocates to individuals and businesses throughout Southwest Washington and beyond. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, we focus our legal practice in the areas of business, estate planning and probate, litigation, real estate, construction, and workers’ compensation. We offer a great working environment and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, and a 401(k) program.

    Summary of Position

    Landerholm, P.S. is seeking an organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual to work with the attorneys and staff in our Estate Planning and Probate Department. The successful candidate will have a college degree or paralegal certificate along with experience in estate planning, probate, and trust administration. Familiarity with community property law and tax issues applicable to estates and trusts is beneficial, but not required.

    Functions

    • Assist the attorney during initial client conferences and follow-up meetings.
    • Review and understand the basic provisions of estate planning documents.
    • Communicate effectively with clients and others.
    •  Arrange for the valuation of assets.
    • Prepare inventories of assets and spreadsheets to show allocation of assets.
    • Conduct legal research for review by attorney.
    • Draft probate pleadings and other legal documents for attorney review.
    • File appropriate documents with the court, tax authorities, or other agencies. 
    • Maintain various documents and financial records for trusts and estates.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and conflicting priorities.
    • Demonstrated ability to draft documents with keen attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong math skills.
    • Ability to analyze options and anticipate client and/or attorney needs.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel and Word.
    • ProLaw and iManage experience, a plus.

    Requirements & Prerequisites                          

    • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate.
    • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in probate or trust administration.
    • Full-time: 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.

    Please submit a cover letter and resume to clientservices@landerholm.com .

    Landerholm1665C.eps

    805 Broadway Street, Suite 1000

    T: (360) 696-3312

    P.O. Box 1086

    T: (503) 283-3393

    Vancouver, WA  98666

    F: (360) 696-2122

  • 05/12/2020 4:36 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Job Announcement
    Temporary Intake Paralegal 
    – King County Office Two Vacancies

    The Northwest Justice Project has received one-time funding from Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to expand its capacity to serve the expected increase in need for our services arising out of the COVID-19 emergency. As a result, NJP will add two temporary Intake Paralegals to serve as part of a statewide team of legal services advocates who work cooperatively, with other providers, to bring high quality representation to low-income Washingtonians in the areas of consumer, housing, and employment law. The anticipated employment duration of this position is July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020. These positions will be located in NJP’s Seattle office, but may also include remote work as required by the changing needs of the COVID crisis.

    The paralegal role gathers information, and provides advice, limited assistance, and referral services to our King County clients in these areas of law. To the extent permitted by funding source restrictions, paralegals use a broad range of advocacy tools in multiple forums to address client needs.

    Paralegals render civil legal services to eligible clients consistent with the Rules of Professional Conduct. The paralegal is expected to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of the Northwest Justice Project, as a public service entity, and to be accountable to and maintain constructive, professional working relations with the clients, the legal community, and the community at- large.

    DUTIES:

    • Conduct initial client interviews to gather information, assess cases, and spot potential legal issues;

    • Advise clients on matters where the paralegal has special knowledge or expertise, under attorney supervision as appropriate;

    • In cases identified as within the King County unit priorities, prepare case files for referral to NJP advocates for further representation;

    • Provide brief service where appropriate to assist clients in completing legal documents and/or preparing pro se court filings;

    • Refer cases not within the King County unit priorities to outside agencies and/or attorneys;

    • Support attorneys at public outreach events and legal clinics;

    • Develop self-help and legal education materials for the client community regarding legal rights and responsibilities as well as instructions for pro-se representation in applicable legal arenas;

    • Coordinate and conduct outreach to client communities and groups as appropriate and consistent with assigned responsibilities; help prepare and disseminate legal education materials, support community agencies in advocacy efforts, etc.

    • Establish contacts, develop and maintain relationships with courts, bar associations, other legal services providers, community organizations and low-income groups.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Prior experience in the limited practice of poverty law or equivalent experience*

    • Experience doing client intake in a legal setting desired*.

    • High school diploma or equivalent required; four-year degree helpful*;

    • Prior experience in a paralegal role helpful.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

    • Ability to learn, analyze, and apply legal principles;

    • Prior experience working with marginalized communities or working for clients in crisis preferred;

    • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and the ability and interest in learning new software applications necessary for the efficient administration of the project;

      *Combination of equivalent education, certifications and experience may substitute for each requirement

      NJP has an organizational commitment to fight racism and to incorporate equity and inclusion in both the work we do and work environment we create. All staff are expected to uphold this commitment and approach their role with a desire to learn and grow in this area.

      Salary Range: Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $46,382 to $84,633. This is a non-exempt position. NJP offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.

      Hours of work: NJP’s typical client office hours are 9:00 – 5:00, Monday through Friday. Hours may vary based on client need.

      To Apply: Submit a letter of interest and current resume to Victoria Hester at resume@nwjustice.org. Cover letter and email subject line should clearly reference “Temporary Intake Paralegal – King County.” Cover letter should include description of any past experience, personal or professional, with low income or other marginalized communities. The Northwest Justice Project is especially interested in qualified candidates who professional, personal and/or service experience allows them to contribute to and support the legal aid community’s commitment to race equity.

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    Application Deadline: Applications will be considered as they are received and until the positions are filled.

    401 Second Ave S. Suite 407 Seattle, WA 98104 Tel. (206) 464-1519 Fax

    Toll Free 1-888-201-1012 www.nwjustice.org

    César E. Torres Executive Director

    NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact Victoria Hester at 206-707-0998.

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

info@wspaonline.org 

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