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  • 01/16/2020 9:35 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Investment Operations Officer - Seattle

    POSITION Investment Operations Officer LOCATION Seattle
    BACKGROUND

    Global Partnerships (GP) is an impact-first investor dedicated to expanding opportunity for people living in poverty. Impact-first investing means investing in a way that seeks the greatest possible social impact, while seeking to preserve capital with a modest financial return for investors. GP believes that impact-first investing has an essential role to play in advancing sustainable solutions to poverty for millions of people worldwide.

    GP creates and manages impact-first investment funds that make loans and early stage investments in social enterprises serving people living in poverty in less developed countries, primarily in Latin America and Africa. The GP team is comprised of mission- driven, dedicated, high-performing colleagues working primarily from offices in Seattle, WA, Bogotá, Colombia, and Nairobi, Kenya. To learn more about Global Partnerships, please visit our website at www.globalpartnerships.org.

    ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Investment Operations Officer will be part of GP’s Finance and Operations Team. She/he will assist in closing debt investment transactions with social enterprise partners located in Latin America and Africa and will work closely with our Social Investment Team as well as our Finance team. She/he will report to the Director of Investment Operations. The Investment Operations Officer will play an instrumental role in helping GP further our mission to expand opportunity for people living in poverty.

    This role will be responsible for the following:

    Loan Closing & Management

    • Prepare loan agreements, amendments and related documents for debt transactions with social enterprises, working with local country counsel and US counsel.

    • Track and manage collection of conditions precedent (CPs) prior to loan closing or disbursement of funds, including working with counsel on legal review of CPs and maintaining an organized tracking system.

    • Maintain closing checklists and coordinate closing process.

    • Work with GP’s partners and staff to resolve closing issues and questions prior to loan closing.

    • Maintain organized paper and electronic files; keep database current.

    • Review invoices for transactions to ensure billing is in line with negotiated terms of engagement.

      General Responsibilities

    • Manage relationships with local country counsel and assist Director of Investment Operations with negotiating rates/pro-bono agreements.

    • Assist with collecting annual borrower reporting information.

    • Work with local counsel on Powers of Attorney or other documents or procedures necessary for lending activities in each country.

      SELECTION CRITERIA Core Capabilities

    • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within and across teams and across cultures.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; capable of highly professional engagement with colleagues and partners.

    • Self-motivated work ethic, proactive; ability to see tasks through to completion independently.

    • Capable of balancing and prioritizing multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment.

    • Highly organized with attention to detail and commitment to quality; strong project management skills.

    • Embodies GP’s values: Dedicated, Strategic, Collaborative, Aspirational Learner, and Excellence.

    • Commitment to and enthusiasm for GP’s mission to expand opportunity for people living in poverty.

      Qualifications

    • Fluent in both business English and Spanish (required), with fluency in French preferred.

    • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 five years of experience working in business or legal environment, with a strong preference for experience working as a paralegal or loan closer.

    • Knowledge of legal constructs in lending, with a preference for knowledge and/or experience with Latin American or African legal documentation and regulation for lending and finance.

    • Demonstrated experience making sound business decisions based on legal advice.

    • Strong tendency to eagerly accept ownership of projects and to improve efficiencies.

    • Strong computer skills required, including proficiency in all Microsoft Office products; Salesforce experience preferred.

    • Ability to work legally in the United States.

      HOW TO APPLY

      To apply, please send the following materials in a single PDF document to info@globalpartnerships.org and include the title ‘Application: Investment Operations Officer’ in the subject line.

    • Brief cover letter • Résumé

    Global Partnerships is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. For priority consideration, please apply by February 3, 2020.

    Due to the volume of applications, we will contact only those candidates selected for interviews – no follow-ups, please.

    Finalists will be asked to submit references, including name, email, and phone number, of at least two former supervisors. All offers will be contingent upon reference checks as well as a background check.

  • 01/06/2020 10:09 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Todd Bowers & Associates is offering an opportunity to join a high performing, Fortune 50 in-house legal team that provides legal counsel to a variety of business units across the enterprise. Our Law Department employees are challenged, guided, and empowered. As a community, we help one another grow professionally and personally. It's part of who we are and have been since 1922.

    Paralegal - req10997

    Todd Bowers & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm insurance companies, is seeking a paralegal to join the Seattle, WA office. We hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting two attorneys with 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. Paralegal certificate or paralegal education is a plus.

    We Are Looking for Candidates With

    • Paralegal degree and/or paralegal education
    • 2 years of civil litigation experience in personal injury cases
    • Working knowledge of Washington Civil Rules of Procedure and Rules of Evidence
    • Strong computer skills and experience working in an electronic/digital environment


    What You Can Expect

    • Next Steps: Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process.
    • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.


    What's In It For You

    • Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential
    • Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!
    • A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
    • 401(k) Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION
    • We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!
    • Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!( https://www.statefarm.com/careers/become-an-employee/employee-benefits)


    We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We're here to help life go right®
    Come join our passionate team!


    _____________________________________________________________

    Employment Type:
    Regular Full-Time

    Shift:
    First
    Weekends:


    Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/jdfwv36xjk9gbghj



    PI116873089

  • 01/03/2020 2:01 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL WANTED

    • About Our Firm

      We are a small, fast-paced, and rapidly growing law firm devoted to Family Law in Tacoma.  Our mission is to provide value to clients above and beyond providing exemplary legal representation. 

      About the Job

      We are looking for an experienced Family Law Paralegal.  The position would start off as part-time to grow into full-time within several months.  

      Your main responsibilities (in no particular order) will be as follows:

      1. Coordinating and noting (docketing/scheduling) court motions, hearings, etc., and drafting and filing the necessary pleadings—usually via e-filing.
      2. Drafting temporary and final court orders and circulating them for review and signatures.
      3. Drafting pleadings including declarations.
      4. Drafting legal correspondence.
      5. Helping the attorney prepare cases for conferences, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trial.
      6. Promulgating discovery requests (including subpoenas) and drafting responses to discovery requests served on us.
      7. Communicating with clients regarding all aspects of their case, and responding to their requests and concerns with guidance from the attorney when necessary.
      8. Managing work that you or others assign to other staff, e.g., to a legal assistant.

      Requirements/Qualifications

    1.     Paralegal certificate.
    2.     High school diploma required.
    3.     Professional appearance, manners, and attitude.  
    4.     Ideally, three to five years of being a Family Law Paralegal.  However, we are less concerned with how many years of experience you have than we are with how many experiences you have gained and mastered during those years.  Further, while skills and experience are required, appreciated, and valued, personality, character, intelligence, and integrity will be paramount considerations.  
    5.     Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    6.     Familiar, if not proficient, with FamilySoft.
    7.     Experience with Macs preferred but not essential.
    8.     No smoking on site (some of us are sensitive to cigarette smoke).

    Pay and Benefits

    Up to $30.00/hr. (depending on your experience) with benefits to be discussed at your interview.  

    Instructions for Applying

    Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions explicitly will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position.

    Supply us with a cover letter and resume, both in PDF format. 

    Send to: info@kleveylaw.com  

    These documents should be in 11-pt. Arial.  In your cover letter, write a few paragraphs describing why you feel you would be a good fit for this position.  Also, in the subject line of your letter, write your name backwards (paying attention to case) and list the name either of your favorite movie or book (also backwards and paying attention to case).  For example, if your name is Emily Jones and your favorite movie is Casablanca, then your subject line would appear like this: “Re: senoJ ylimE, acnalbasaC”.  

    JIS and DSHS background checks will be conducted prior to a job offer being extended.  References will be contacted.  

  • 01/03/2020 1:45 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)
    VIRTUAL FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL WANTED

    About Our Firm

    We are a small, fast-paced, and rapidly growing law firm devoted to Family Law in Tacoma.  Our mission is to provide value to clients above and beyond providing exemplary legal representation. 

    About the Job

    We are looking for an experienced Family Law Paralegal to do remote work for us.  The position would start off as part-time to grow into full-time within several months.  

    Your main responsibilities (in no particular order) will be as follows:

    1. Coordinating and noting (docketing/scheduling) court motions, hearings, etc., and drafting and filing the necessary pleadings—usually via e-filing.
    2. Drafting temporary and final court orders and circulating them for review and signatures.
    3. Drafting pleadings including declarations.
    4. Drafting legal correspondence.
    5. Helping the attorney prepare cases for conferences, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trial.
    6. Promulgating discovery requests (including subpoenas) and drafting responses to discovery requests served on us.
    7. Communicating with clients regarding all aspects of their case, and responding to their requests and concerns with guidance from the attorney when necessary.
    8. Managing work that you or others assign to other staff, e.g., to a legal assistant.
    9. Coordinating with in-house staff.

    Requirements/Qualifications 

    1.     Paralegal certificate.
    2.     High school diploma required.
    3.     Professional appearance, manners, and attitude.  
    4.     Ideally, three to five years of being a Family Law Paralegal.  However, we are less concerned with how many years of experience you have than we are with how many experiences you have gained and mastered during those years.  Further, while skills and experience are required, appreciated, and valued, personality, character, intelligence, and integrity will be paramount considerations.  
    5.     Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    6.     Familiar, if not proficient, with FamilySoft.
    7.     Experience with Macs preferred but not essential.
    8.     No smoking on site when in office (some of us are sensitive to cigarette smoke).
    9.     Must provide own phone, internet, computer, etc…

     Pay and Benefits

    Up to $30.00/hr. (depending on your experience) with benefits to be discussed at your interview.  

    Instructions for Applying

    Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions explicitly will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position.

    Supply us with a cover letter and resume, both in PDF format.

    Send to: info@kleveylaw.com 

    These documents should be in 11-pt. Arial.  In your cover letter, write a few paragraphs describing why you feel you would be a good fit for this position.  Also, in the subject line of your letter, write your name backwards (paying attention to case) and list the name either of your favorite movie or book (also backwards and paying attention to case).  For example, if your name is Emily Jones and your favorite movie is Casablanca, then your subject line would appear like this: “Re: senoJ ylimE, acnalbasaC”.  

    JIS and DSHS background checks will be conducted prior to a job offer being extended.  References will be contacted.  

  • 12/20/2019 9:55 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Paralegal – Impactful Results & Competitive Compensation

    The Company: McKinley Irvin is the region’s premier family law firm, providing exceptional legal counsel to families throughout the Pacific Northwest for over 27 years. We believe families are the root of civilization, that healthy families create healthy communities, and that communities are the foundation of the country. By helping one family at a time, we better our society as a whole. 

    The Position: We’re looking for several Paralegals to join our brand-new office in the Bellevue/Kirkland area opening early 2020! Our paralegals are key components in our service delivery – relied upon by attorneys and clients alike. They are responsible for many aspects of our cases.

    • Positively impact clients
    • Become a member of an excellent team at a well-established firm

    Responsibilities:  

    • Initial drafting of pleadings and electronic filing
    • Monitoring attorney calendars and deadlines
    • Regular communication with clients by phone and email
    • Discovery review; Trial and Hearing preparation
    • Delegation of projects to Legal Assistants and Document Clerks

    Requirements: 

    • 3 – 5 years of experience in family law or fast-paced litigation
    • Understanding of case management plus proficient knowledge of state and local court rules and procedures
    • Excellent oral and written communication 
    • Exceptional customer service and willingness to problem solve 
    • Systematic approach to work while handling time constraints and multiple deadlines 

    Why Should You Apply? 

    • Competitive compensation & benefits package 
    • Ability to profoundly impact clients and legal teams 
    • Be part of an exceptional team at a well-established firm 
    • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support 

    To apply online, please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=29829&clientkey=6BB1C280CC57C5A22AA5705137AB61D2

    A completed application, resume, cover letter, and salary expectations are required for consideration.

  • 12/19/2019 9:15 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Experienced Paralegal – Full-Time (Downtown Seattle)

    • Small law firm located in downtown Seattle is looking for an experienced civil paralegal.  Salary is competitive and benefits are quite generous.  Law practice includes commercial litigation, bankruptcy (creditor’s rights), real property law, secured transactions, some civil transactional work, and foreclosure.  This position will involve working closely with all attorneys, paralegals, and staff of the firm; clients; opposing counsel; and the Court.  The selected applicant will manage all aspects of state and federal court litigation, bankruptcy and commercial/residential real property and foreclosure matters, as well as transactional work and various administrative tasks.  Experience, including relevant experience, in this instance is a must and shall be discussed in detail in the application materials.

      Duties include, but are not limited to:

    •  Drafting documents, pleadings, and correspondence
    • Comprehensive case and calendar management 
    • Electronic and hard-copy court filings (both state and federal court)
    • Conducting legal and public records research
    • Docketing/calendaring case deadlines and reminders
    • Preparing for hearings, including hearing notebooks
    • Assisting with all aspects of a lawsuit, including discovery, scheduling of and preparation for depositions, and transmittal and review of discovery documents, and trial work
    • Maintenance of assigned electronic and hard-copy files
    • Assisting other firm paralegals, attorneys, and staff members needed
    • Covering reception from time to time
    • Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

    • Ability to independently manage assigned case load, including prioritization of deadlines
    • Knowledge of state and federal court rules
    • Proficiency with electronic and hard-copy filing procedures and programs
    • Must be organized, with excellent attention to detail
    • Comfortable working with a variety of client personality types
    • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel; familiarity with Sage Timeslips preferred
    • Flexibility and willingness to help all office positions as needed (including reception)
    • Other information regarding the position:

    • Paralegals are assigned individual cases and are responsible for managing those cases
    • Experience with contracts and loan documents would be beneficial
    • Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm – limited scheduling flexibility may be accommodated
    • Working past 5:00 pm or on a weekend is rarely required
    • Must be team player - small group environment necessitates daily personal interaction – our office is not a solitary work environment.

    Qualified candidates should reply with a brief cover letter and resume, and use “Paralegal Position” as the subject of your email.  We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter to Ashley Taylor at ashley@hackerwillig.com.

  • 12/17/2019 11:33 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Private Client Services Paralegal

    A well-established law firm in downtown Seattle is seeking an experienced probate paralegal to join its Private Client Services Practice Group. Paralegals in the highly collaborative Private Client Services Group perform a range of duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, other legal counsel, family offices, corporate and private fiduciaries, wealth advisors, taxing authorities, probate court, other governmental entities, and other third parties.

    The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of estate and trust planning and administration. Responsibilities include: drafting estate planning documents; all aspects of trust, estate and guardianship administration, including maintaining beneficiary information, scheduling distributions, processing gifts and the receipt of new trust assets; preparing fiduciary accountings and court-required reports; researching local law from various jurisdictions relating to fiduciaries and beneficiaries, estate tax, and probate issues; preparing documents to probate and administer estates; preparing estate tax returns; preparing documents to administer trusts; and attending client meetings and maintaining frequent client contact for administration matters.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate (equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree)
    • 8 years' experience in estate planning and/or trust administration in a law firm
    • Familiarity with accounting principles 
    • Strong math skills
    • Working knowledge of federal and State transfer taxes
    • Strong organizational and file management skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong proofreading skills
    • Ability to meet all required deadlines with minimum supervision
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Mastery of Word, Excel and Outlook  

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Income, estate and gift tax return preparation experience (Familiarity with Gillett Estate Management Suite a plus)
    • Document drafting experience
    • Experience supporting fiduciary litigation
    • Pre-Employment Screening:

    • Any job offer will be conditioned upon successfully completing a pre-employment background, credit and reference check

    Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@lanepowell.com.

    Lane Powell PC is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications for employment from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. If you need reasonable accommodations to apply for any position, please let us know. All employment decisions, practices and procedures are carried out without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, political ideology, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable legally protected status. This policy applies to all personnel activities including employment, promotion, transfer, compensation and termination.

  • 12/02/2019 10:08 AM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

    Todd Bowers & Associates is offering an opportunity to join a high performing, Fortune 50 in-house legal team that provides legal counsel to a variety of business units across the enterprise. Our Law Department employees are challenged, guided, and empowered. As a community, we help one another grow professionally and personally. It's part of who we are and have been since 1922.

    Paralegal - req10997

    Todd Bowers & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm insurance companies, is seeking a paralegal to join the Seattle, WA office. We hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting two attorneys with 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. Paralegal certificate or paralegal education is a plus.

    We Are Looking for Candidates With

    • Paralegal degree and/or paralegal education
    • 2 years of civil litigation experience in personal injury cases
    • Working knowledge of Washington Civil Rules of Procedure and Rules of Evidence
    • Strong computer skills and experience working in an electronic/digital environment

    What You Can Expect

    • Next Steps: Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process.
    • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

    What's In It For You

    • Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential
    • Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!
    • A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
    • 401(k) Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION
    • We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!
    • Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!


    We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We're here to help life go right®
    Come join our passionate team!


    _____________________________________________________________

    Employment Type:
    Regular Full-Time

    Shift:
    First
    Weekends:

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/d7dmzxks4jshrvnq

    PI115983423

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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