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Family Law Litigation Paralegal - Hybrid in-office/remote in Kirkland, WA

10/10/2023 5:31 PM | Anonymous

Family Law Litigation Paralegal

We are a boutique family law firm looking for an experienced family law litigation paralegal to join our well-respected team.  Our firm is dedicated to representing our clients with integrity and respect, and we are known for being detailed advocates for our clients and their family as they go through the challenges of their family law matter. We are equally dedicated to the members of our firm, where we value work-life balance and understand the importance of being present with our own families, just as we are present for our clients’ families.  This position is a chance to work with a passionate group of professionals who are experienced, community-minded, and who value the dynamics of a diverse and supportive workplace.  Our firm is a congenial and collaborative work environment, and we encourage professional growth and community involvement. The position offers a competitive compensation package including performance bonuses, health insurance stipend, retirement, and paid time off. 


• Interact with clients, professional team members, court staff, witnesses, experts, opposing counsel and their staff  
• Attend client meetings 
• Compose, prepare, and answer client and third-party correspondence 
• Interact with courts regarding hearings, motions etc. 
• Draft child support worksheets 
• Prepare family law legal pleadings, including motion pleadings, declarations, discovery and other documents as needed 
• Assist with trial preparation including the assembly of exhibits/trial binders, and court filings 
• Prepare and review, or reply to, discovery 
• Assist lawyers in all aspects of family law litigation including depositions, hearings and trial 
• Handle large volumes of financial documents, organize and analyze them
• Preparing asset/debt spreadsheets for mediation
• Manage case calendars and schedules 
• Assist legal team with detailed categorization and document indexing
• Assist legal team with opening new client files
• Assist legal team with drafting, filing, serving, and tracking general pleadings and documents/correspondence 
• Assist legal team with processing incoming and outgoing mail, legal messenger deliveries, and provide copies to client via various methods (email, mail, document portal)
• 3+ years of litigation experience in a family law firm setting and knowledge of King, Pierce and Snohomish County court systems and procedures
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills 
• Strong computer and technological skills necessary
• Candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have advanced paralegal education will receive priority consideration 
• Excellent communication and writing skills
•  Ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, staff, clients and others 
• Logical and Analytical Skills - Quick to learn new skills and create systems to manage tasks 
• Ability to prioritize and multitask, and work independently
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Sound knowledge and understanding of Court rules
• In-depth knowledge of King County e-filing systems with ability learn quickly other systems, as needed
• Proficiency in Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook), pdf software, child support calculator, Clio office management
• High degree of professionalism and dependability

Job Type:  Full-time (work hours flexible)

Pay:   Salary $52,500 - 72,000 (DOE and adjustable with minimum billable requirement)

Annual bonus eligible 


• Flexible schedule 
• Health insurance stipend
•  Flexible paid time off 
• Professional development assistance 
• Retirement plan 
• Free parking
• Paid holidays

Education: (Required) Associate Degree and/or Paralegal Certification 

Work Location: Hybrid in-office/remote in Kirkland, WA 98033 (flexible, DOE and technical skills)

How to Apply: Please send the following documents to mary@sfrwalaw.com:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Writing sample 

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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