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  • 05/23/2022 2:29 PM | Anonymous

    Title: Legal Assistant

    • Department: Legal and Compliance

      Location: Bellevue, Washington

      Reporting to: General Counsel

      COMPANY OVERVIEW

      Cercano Management LLC (“Cercano”) is a newly formed SEC-registered investment manager focused on ultra-high net worth clients and the entities associated with those clients, such as a family foundation. Cercano is based in Bellevue, WA, with offices in Minneapolis, MN, and Singapore. Cercano invests globally for its clients, commonly operating as the family office Chief Investment Officer. The team has extensive experience in direct investing in all stages of venture capital, private equity, private credit, and public equities on a global basis.

      Cercano offers services for all aspects of a client’s assets or family office. The team also has experience working with clients who have significant investments in non-financial assets on a global scale, such as fine art, professional sports teams, entertainment properties, intellectual property, commercial real estate, farmland, and personal residential estates.

      POSITION MISSION

      We are currently seeking a Legal Assistant who will play an integral role in Cercano’s Legal and Compliance Department directly supporting the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel. The ideal candidate is someone with excellent organizational skills who can visualize the big picture while sweating the minutiae. Professional, logical, self-motivated, and discreet, the candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to interface with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. This job will require the ability to think critically and present confidently. 

      This position provides an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates considering law school or a career in investment management, as the candidate will gain marketable experience: 

      • supporting private equity, venture capital, private credit and public markets investment teams; 
      • drafting and managing transaction documents and corporate governance materials;
      • managing day-to-day legal and compliance matters; and
      • providing services in support of investment management for ultra-high net worth clients. 

    Additionally, the candidate will be joining a team of good-natured and thoughtful professionals who are supportive and experienced mentors.  We welcome energetic, bright candidates who share these professional values.  Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assisting in the build out of legal document management system
    • Reviewing and coordinating with internal teams, investment professionals, external counterparties, and clients on a variety of legal agreements such as confidentiality agreements, vendor agreements, and transaction agreements. 
    • Tracking various legal and compliance processes (e.g., employee activities, corporate governance, and anti-money laundering compliance) and directly working with external compliance consultants and vendors
    • Organizing and maintaining books and records for advisory entities and funds, as well as transaction closing sets
    • Preparing and maintaining organizational and structure charts
    • Liaising with finance and accounting to facilitate payment of legal and compliance invoices
    • Scheduling internal and external meetings and conference calls
    • Filing expense reimbursement forms and organizing travel
    • Performing ad hoc projects as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Knowledge, experience, skill, and/or ability

    Required

    • Excellent organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills. Must be highly organized and detail oriented and able to work both collaboratively and independently. 
    • Professional demeanor, resourceful and able to handle multiple and changing priorities. 
    • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. 
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated sense of urgency, responsiveness, and commitment.
    • Hybrid work schedule with preference for two to three days per week at Cercano’s Bellevue, WA office
    •  Computer skills

      • Proficiency in SharePoint and Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, OneNote, Teams, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

    Education/experience/certifications

    • B.A. or B.S. degree from accredited institution

    APPLY HERE

  • 05/18/2022 1:43 PM | Anonymous


    DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
    As a Trademark Paralegal, you will provide project management and support to attorneys who provide trademark and brand protection services with significant industry intelligence in the food and beverage, restaurant, healthcare, entertainment, and technology industries. This group prides itself on understanding the opportunities and obstacles facing its clients and the markets in which they operate. This group provides very responsive, cost-effective counsel to support the domestic and foreign trademark maintenance, clearance, registration, strategic brand protection and enforcement, and licensing needs of its clients.

    This position requires an ability to work independently as well as in a team environment with attorneys and other staff members.

    We value entrepreneurial self-starters who enjoy solving problems and process improvement. If you are a detail-oriented paralegal with a demonstrated history of exercising sound judgment and possessing strong organizational and interpersonal skills, a natural curiosity and interest learning about the idiosyncrasies of a trademark practice and the clients you serve, and have strong skills for prioritizing and managing multiple assignments, we want to talk to you.

    At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.
    On a typical day you will:

    • Handle all aspects of U.S. trademark prosecution and maintenance, including: preparing, filing and docketing trademark applications; preparing responses to PTO office actions; preparing and filing renewals and declarations of use, collecting evidence of use for prosecution, maintenance and conflict matters, drafting client correspondence, recording assignments and other documents, copyright searching and filing
    • Instruct and work with foreign counsel on clearance, trademark filings, office actions, renewals and other prosecution and conflict matters
    • Perform internet research projects and other special projects on an as‑needed basis
    • Perform and review trademark and copyright searches
    • Generate and edit status reports
    • Provide support to trademark practitioners in other offices as needed
    • Identify and document standard operating procedures
      Join us if you have:

    • Five-plus years of paralegal experience is strongly preferred
    • Prior experience with trademark enforcement, trademark litigation, and/or           trademark prosecution is preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree and completion of paralegal program of study, or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill are strongly preferred
    • Highly developed skills in time and task management
    • Highly developed attention to detail and excellence in all firm’s work product and client service
    • Post-college level writing and oral communication skills
    • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook) for the creation and editing of complex documents, spreadsheets, and electronic mail
    • Proficiency in the use of computerized legal research and document retention databases for performance of fact and legal research and effective management of complex evidence and case files
    • Advanced proficiency in docketing software
    A Bachelor’s degree is helpful, but we are open to candidates from non-traditional backgrounds who have transferrable skills to succeed.

      Who We Are
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

      What’s in it For You?

    DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

         * Choice of health and vision insurance plans
         * 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
         * Dental plan
         * Fertility and adoption benefit
         * Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
         * Tuition reimbursement
         * Commuter benefits
         * Retirement contribution

    This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine—central to who we are and what we do.  Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals—including those from traditionally underrepresented populations—can have, and can see, a path to success.  We are committed to fostering DEI because it makes our firm better, in every way.  At DWT, every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or
    any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

    Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons.  If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please contact ginakette@dwt.com.
    #LI-BA1
    To apply for this position, please use the following URL:
    https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=250e33932d0e3f409edfd4f33e8c9be3

  • 05/17/2022 8:26 PM | Anonymous

    Overview

    We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

    As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

    We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

    Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

    Responsibilities

    Todd Bowers & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance companies, is seeking an Office Manager with management or supervisory experience to join Seattle, WA Claims Litigation office. The ideal candidate will have prior experience or knowledge of the civil litigation process, legal administrative support, legal secretary, and/or paralegal functions and duties. Competitive candidates should have high ethics; superior people, teamwork and coaching skills, the ability to help others with change and continuous improvement in a performance-based culture, and should be a skilled communicator in a sometimes adverse, timeline-driven environment. Initiative, innovation, analytical and problem solving skills, and solid writing skills are crucial for this role. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.

    Located in Seattle, WA, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff.

    Location: 901 5th Ave Ste 830, Seattle WA Qualifications

    • Leadership and professional office management experience

    • Strong IT skills (e.g. Microsoft Word®, Outlook®, Excel®)

    • Strong academic credentials and a degree is preferred but not required

    • Insurance defense experience

    • Familiarity with budgets, performance management, and operational management of facility

    • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

    Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ozPap6TdxDbbJfODBSlmab PI178282184

  • 05/16/2022 2:01 PM | Anonymous

    Overview
    We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!
    As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.
    We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!
    Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

    Responsibilities
    Todd A. Bowers & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance companies, is seeking a paralegal to join their growing Seattle, WA office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting two attorneys with written discovery, medical record collection, witness disclosure, expert witness preparation, and pre-trial motions in first and third party insurance defense cases. The most qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, prioritize workload, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and communicate effectively. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.

    Located in Seattle, WA, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff.

    Location: 901 5th Ave Ste 830, Seattle WA

    Qualifications

    • Prior litigation or paralegal experience, paralegal degree/certificate/certification, medical training, or relevant coursework or legal studies degree is required
    • 3-7 years of civil litigation experience in the area of insurance defense or personal injury
    • Background in preparing/requesting discovery, medical record collection, and trial preparation
    • Working knowledge of Washington Civil Rules of Procedure and Rules of Evidence and Local Rules in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties
    • Strong computer skills and experience working in an electronic/digital environment
    • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

    Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/ygoKbyTwpDxWAHQjPfGyZP

    PI177888183

  • 05/13/2022 2:12 PM | Anonymous

    Mid-size civil litigation firm is looking for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our team. 

    • Our Firm has a broad civil practice and a proven track record of providing exceptional legal services to a diverse group of clients, including public entities, insurance companies, government risk pools, private and public schools, employers, corporations, and communities of faith.

      The role of the Litigation Paralegal is to assist attorneys in a broad range of substantive case management legal work. The Litigation Paralegal works in a team environment which may include one or more attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants. Responsibilities generally include managing discovery, supporting trials, and preparing documents and exhibits.

      Knowledge of: 

    • Drafting standard records stipulations and subpoenas
    • Procuring and managing records discovery
    • Drafting case summaries 
    • Drafting medical and other chronologies 
    • Assisting with document productions and trial preparation 
    • Desired Skills and Experience:

    • Ability to work collaboratively while prioritizing multiple projects to meet deadlines.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills.
    • Two or more years of litigation experience.
    • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate.
    • Familiarity with Federal and Washington State Court Rules and procedures.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Experience working with eDiscovery software (Relativity, IPro, Everlaw, Exterro or similar systems) highly preferred.

    Please send application materials, including resume, cover letter, and references, attention Stephanie Sperry, HR Manager, via email to sms@pattersonbuchanan.com.

    PBF&L, Inc., P.S. is an equal opportunity employer and strives to maintain diversity in all positions within the firm. We believe that the strongest and most innovative organizations have individuals who represent a wide variety of perspectives.

  • 05/07/2022 8:21 AM | Anonymous
    JOB TITLE:
    Paralegal – Patent, Intellectual Property

    This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Paralegal – Patent, Intellectual Property to join our team. This position can be fully remote while working within reasonable commuting distance from our Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, or Los Angeles office.

    This position is responsible for filing and maintaining International and foreign patent filing applications, overseeing disclosure of references, supporting annuity services, conducting patent searches and due diligence in support of litigation and commercial transactions.

    At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

    On a typical day you will:

    • File International (PCT) applications and PCT follow on filings with appropriate offices
    • File various types of foreign patent applications with the assistance of foreign counsel
    • Review and understand patent docket entries, and actions needed in response to each deadline
    • Review incoming communications with attention to patent disclosure requirements in the U.S. and other jurisdictions. Coordinate disclosure of references where needed
    • Correspond with clients regarding upcoming annuity deadlines; collect annuity retainers and instruct payments through the firm's annuity payment service
    • Conduct patent searches. Extract and organize data retrieved from public and private databases
    • Respond to patent due diligence requests
    • Participate in patent filing strategy discussions and prepare accurate foreign filing estimates for budgeting purposes
    • Conduct factual research (for example: foreign requirements and allowances, chain of title, formality requirements) for patent filings using software tools and library resources
    • Provide litigation and transaction support as needed
    • Accurately and completely record billable time spent and tasks performed in accordance with firm policy and client-imposed billing protocol, enter and release time promptly in compliance with firm's announced deadlines
    • Accurately and promptly submit records of hours worked in compliance with firm policy and applicable employment law
    • Additional duties: The position may include some or all of the following, depending upon the applicant's qualifications
    • Assist with U.S. patent filings
    • Prepare and file Information Disclosure Statements
    • Patent Proofreading
    • Verification of Patent Term Adjustment
    • Assist with preparation and filing of sequence listings
    •  Prepare copyright applications; compile supporting information and documentation from clients
      Join us if you have:
    • Four-year degree and completion of a paralegal program of study, or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill
    • 3+ years’ experience as an intellectual property/patent paralegal, with a significant focus on foreign prosecution
    • High level of familiarity with PATTSY (or equivalent Docketing software), Thomson Innovation, Thomson Connected IP Payments, Espacenet, ePCT, PATENTSCOPE, and USPTO's PAIR and EFS Web filing systems
    • Knowledge of Paris Convention rules, PCT rules and procedures, and country law related to patents
    • Advanced proficiency in Internet research skills and use of Microsoft Office computerized business applications (e.g., Word, Excel, and Outlook)
    • Ability to perform complex tasks and work independently with minimal guidance from attorneys, patent agents and/or scientific advisors
    • Highly professional writing skill with ability to convey substantive content clearly and concisely
    • Highly developed skill in time and task management, with ability to organize assignments, work calmly under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability and desire to exercise initiative and independent responsibility
    • Ability and desire to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues
    • Highly developed attention to detail in striving for perfection in work product and client service
    • Ability to protect client confidentiality in compliance with rules of ethics and firm policy
    • Availability and willingness to travel, if needed
    • Availability and willingness to work extended or flexible hours as needed to accommodate client needs
      Who We Are
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

      What’s in it For You?
    DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:
         * Choice of health and vision insurance plans
         * 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
         * Dental plan
         * Fertility and adoption benefit
         * Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
         * Tuition reimbursement
         * Commuter benefits
         * Retirement contribution

    This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.
    Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine—central to who we are and what we do.  Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals—including those from traditionally underrepresented populations—can have, and can see, a path to success.  We are committed to fostering DEI because it makes our firm better, in every way.  At DWT, every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.
    Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons.  If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please contact ginakette@dwt.com.

    APPLY HERE

  • 04/27/2022 2:08 PM | Anonymous

    BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION

    Procurement and Contract Specialist

    JOB SUMMARY
    The procurement and contract coordinator provides support to schools and district-wide programs, ensuring that purchases and contracts conform to district policies, grant requirements, and applicable state and federal laws, and district procedures. The position applies these requirements to determine proper processes and documentation for purchases; develops and maintains relationships to provide customer service to staff and vendors; manages solicitations including creating documents, negotiations, and contract requirements; performs research and evaluation activities to ensure best values; and promotes positive public relations for Bellingham Public Schools.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Coordinate procurement and contract processes.
    • Interpret district policies and procedures, state and federal law for procurement of goods and services. Research and ensure procurement and contract processes are in compliance with policy, procedure, laws and regulations.
    • Respond to inquiries and collaborate with staff and administrators to identify and meet procurement needs. Strategize on appropriate procurement processes for the acquisition of services and products needed, potentally public works, and including but not limited to competitive bids, sole source acquisitions, piggybacking, quotes or through direct negotiations.
    • Inform administrators and staff regarding policies and procedures for contracts and procurements necessary for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/ or complying with established requirements. Including developing and updating guides, manuals and other documents, providing training and communicating purchasing policies and procedures and providing best practice recommendations.
    • Prepare a wide variety of data and review and analyze vendor spending and planned spending for compliance and identify and implement necessary adjustments for compliance with applicable policy and procurement regulations.
    • Manage contract soliciation and award process based on legal requirements including legal notices, board notices, vendor identification and distribution, meet with prospective vendors or hold pre-bid conferences; prepare bid tabulations and documentation, and contract award documents. Implement a variety of screening and checking processes to support administrators in evaluating procurement options.
    • Develop, maintain, negotiate, and administer contracts, agreements, amendments and adjustments. Manage and develop procurement document templates such as invitations for bid, requests for proposals or qualifications, purchase orders, purchase authorities based on procurement need. Prepare contracts for independent, professional services, lease agreements. Evaluate against IRS and legal requirements for differentiating between employees and contractors. Prepare annual tax and financial reporting, where necessary.
    • Engage in negotiation and preparation of complex contracts, interagency agreements, leases, letters of understanding to provide and obtain goods and services, release of information, and any interim arrangements that might be needed for the District. Work with lawyers and risk management, where appropriate. Verify compliance/ non compliance, appropriate form of contract, and/ contracted language.
    • Coordinate review of all contracts for compliance with laws and policies. Manage the contract database for all district contracts. Update supplier performance and bidding status as needed. Develop contract renewal timeline.
    • Assist in the implementation of procedures and systems to ensure that vendor, contract, and procurement files and records are maintained in an organized manner consistent with state document retention guidelines.
    • Serve as procurement audit liaison during local, state, and federal audits. Provide reports and compile documentation for grant submissions.
    • Support department and schools in maintaining and tracking inventory and keep ownership records and documentation for valuation (vehicle records, food services).
    • Manage p-card program and provide oversight of the purchase order system; ensure compliance with limits and requirements from policy and law.
    • Analyze current procurement activities and recommend improvements through more efficient procurement methods, e-procurement, quantity discounts, standardization, value analysis or cooperative purchasing. Research market sources and vendors to locate and ensure most cost effective and competitive pricing for the purchase of supplies and services.
    • Ensure department external website, including posting of solicitations and interlocal agreements, and internal support website, including database of department forms, are kept updated.
    • Attend meetings, workshops, and seminars as assigned to convey and/ or gather information.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and Experience

    • Previous experience in procurement and contracts and Washington State school district or paralegal preferable.
    • A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in business administration, public administration, business law, commerce, economics, mathematics, statistics, technical writing, engineering or closely allied field.
    • Experience in negotiating, administering, or terminating contracts, contract cost or price analysis, or contract compliance administration.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Ability to analyze and research procurement and contracts, collect data, problems solve, and identify, develop, and implement solutions.
    • Ability to organize and set priorities; ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to process information, exercise independent judgment, remain flexible, make decisions, and work effectively under pressure.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to interact with vendors, customers, staff, students, families and community partners in a warm, confident manner; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with families, staff and the general public.
    • Ability to maintain regular job attendance and punctuality.
    • Advanced level of proficiency in use of technology, systems and applications including
    • Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Software, and online applications and services.
    • Comply with Administrative Policies and Procedures.
    • Strong commitment to working in a team, collaborating and a customer service orientation.
    • Ability to adapt to a changing office environment, changing work priorities, and work with frequent interruptions while meeting deadlines and maintaining high quality work product.
    • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work
    • environment that focuses on quality results while motivating, supporting, and encouraging
    • continuous improvement.
    • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent or designee may find appropriate and acceptable.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling.
    • 60% sitting, 30% walking, and 10% standing, including walking up and down staircases. 
    To Apply: https://bellinghamschools.org/about/departments/human-resources/


  • 04/25/2022 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    Experienced Probate and Trust Administration Paralegal - Seattle, WA (On-Site)

    The Probate, Trust  and Guardianship/Conservatorship practice group at Reed Longyear is seeking a full-time Paralegal. Any applicant must have knowledge in administering probates, trusts, and guardianship/conservatorships in King County and be comfortable referencing local rules and procedures for other counties.
    Reed Longyear is a well-established and long-standing general practice firm in downtown Seattle with strong ties to the local community. We are close to transit centers, ferries, and the King County courthouse. We have a collaborative atmosphere, good benefits, and friendly co-workers. We look forward to finding the ideal candidate to join our team.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • At least three (3) years of Paralegal experience (with at least one year of experience in probate, trust and guardianship/conservatorship administration)
    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree required
    • Paralegal Certification preferred
    • Drafting probate filings including petitions, oaths, notices, orders, declarations, and statutory probate notices
    • Drafting pleadings and reports to obtain approval of court-supervised trust matters
    • Drafting pleadings and reports in guardianship/conservatorship matters
    • Scheduling and meeting deadlines for probate procedures
    • Creating trust, estate and conservatorship inventories and accountings and working with clients to obtain necessary documentation to complete an inventory
    • Overall case management, including calendaring and meeting deadlines, communicating with clients and other parties, and ability to self-direct regarding routine and anticipated matters
    • Strong written communication skills in drafting routine to complex letters and emails with clients and other parties
    • Familiarity with Practice Master or other practice management software (or the ability to quickly learn new software)
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • High proficiency with use of calendaring software to ensure court filing and other deadlines are met
    • Proficiency with Excel, or other accounting software
    Useful but not Required Legal Skills:
    • Familiarity with tax principles, tax returns and deadlines pertaining to trusts and estates
    • Familiarity with the estate planning process including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney
    Reed Longyear

    801 Second Avenue, Suite 1415

    Seattle, WA 98104

    Phone: (206) 624-6271 

    Fax: (206) 624-6672

    To Apply: Send Resume to

    msak@reedlongyearlaw.com

  • 04/25/2022 10:08 AM | Anonymous


    Experienced Family Law Paralegal - Seattle, WA (On-Site)

    The Family Law group at Reed Longyear is seeking a litigation paralegal. Any applicant must have knowledge of Family Law procedure in King county and be comfortable referencing local rules and procedures for other counties. Reed Longyear is a well-regarded firm in this field, with a collaborative atmosphere, good benefits, and friendly co-workers. We look forward to finding an ideal candidate to join our team.
     
    Essential Skills and Experience:
    • At least three (3) years of paralegal experience (with 1-3 years in Family Law)
    • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree required
    • Paralegal Certification preferred
    • Working knowledge of court rules (including King County e-filing, e-service and working copies procedure), discovery processes, and case management
    • Drafting pleadings and preparing state forms in various proceedings (dissolution/legal separation, paternity, support modification, DVPO, etc.)
    • Drafting and serving discovery materials (interrogatories and requests for production, subpoenas, deposition setup, etc.)
    • Drafting and preparing trial materials (witness lists, exhibit lists, joint statements of evidence, etc.)
    • Working with clients to obtain necessary documentation to complete discovery requests and satisfy financial source document rules
    • Organizing and managing files, documents, and exhibits
    • Scheduling and meeting deadlines for Family Law case schedules
    • Ability to manage multiple attorney caseloads and deadlines
    • Proficiency in setting and participating in remote video conferencing
     Essential Technology Skills
    • Familiarity practice management software (or the ability to quickly learn new software)
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • High proficiency with use of calendaring software to ensure court filing deadlines are met
     Useful but not Required Legal Skills:
    • Familiarity with the Family Law procedure in neighboring counties (Snohomish, Pierce, Kitsap)
    • Familiarity with FamilySoft or other support calculation software
    • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat Pro

    Reed Longyear

    801 Second Avenue, Suite 1415

    Seattle, WA 98104

    Phone: (206) 624-6271 

    Fax: (206) 624-6672

    To Apply: Send Resume to

    msak@reedlongyearlaw.com


  • 04/20/2022 5:43 PM | Anonymous

    Paralegal - Emerging Companies and Venture Capital

    Locations: Seattle ,Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas

    Job Description:

    At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. We’ve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals.

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP has an opening for a detail oriented corporate paralegal to work with our busy business group on a wide variety of projects including with the emerging companies’ group. Responsibilities include entity formation, drafting board and stockholder minutes and consent, maintenance of corporate records and capitalization tables, option plan administration, "blue sky" research and state and federal filings. Transactional responsibilities may also include due diligence production and/or review, drafting miscellaneous transaction documents, and management of closings. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Organizational, analytical and communications skills a must. Must be available to work overtime. 

    Requires 4 year degree and 3+years' experience as a corporate paralegal working with emerging growth companies. Law firm experience preferred. Strong knowledge of Delaware corporate law, federal and state securities laws, option plan administration, venture capital finance and private company strongly preferred.  Public company filings a plus.

    EEO Statement

    Perkins Coie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability 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.

    To Apply, visit:

    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Paralegal_R0002949

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