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  • 03/22/2019 9:28 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Job Description

    Law Offices of Beth A. McDaniel, PLLC, a Renton Law Office established in 2002, with an emphasis in elder law, estate planning, probate, guardianship, and trust administration seeks a Paralegal (with MINIMUM three years of experience, Paralegal Certificate preferred) to join our team.

    Applicant must have exceptional attention to details, be a self-starter, and excel in:

    ·      Strong writing and grammar skills.

    ·      Multi-tasking and prioritizing assignments;

    ·      File management (organization, maintaining status);

    ·      Monitoring calendar (timeline and deadlines);

    ·      Effectively using time, tracking billable hours;

    ·      Drafting, editing and finalizing correspondence and pleadings;

    ·      Reconciling accounting information provided by clients;

    ·      Maintaining good communication with clients;

    ·      Completing court filings, scheduling hearings (ExParte or by mail), providing notice to other parties through mail, legal messenger service, and email.

    The following are requirements:

    ·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook and Excel).

    ·      Understanding of structure and purpose of court pleadings and relevant documents, as well as knowledge of how to locate local, state, and federal rules governing those documents;

    ·      At least three-years of experience working in a capacity as a paralegal, legal assistant or legal secretary (general law office experience is not sufficient, Paralegal Certificate preferred);

    ·      Experience with filing in superior court (including e-filing in Pierce and King Counties);

    ·      Working knowledge of billing software, guardianships, and probates is a must. Trust Administration experience is a plus.

    The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, passion for excellent client service, and desire to continuously improve efficiency. The successful candidate will also have a positive attitude, personal or professional experience surrounding the needs of the elderly and disabled, be a team player, and be able to delegate to, and supervise, a legal assistant.

    Competitive salary and benefits (PTO, 401k, medical insurance, and free parking)

    Position available immediately.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Please send resume to: melissa@bethmcdaniel.com

  • 03/22/2019 8:58 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Direct Hire Authority (DHA) Announcement Recent Graduate

    Office of Counsel

    SeattleDistrict

    Open Date:  15 MAR 2019 

    Closing Date: 28 MAR 2019

    PositionTitle: Recent Graduate Paralegal SpecialistGS-0950-09

    Location: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Seattle, WA

    Duties Serves as a Paralegal Specialist providing legal assistance to Office of Counsel under the direction of the District Counsel, subject to oversight of the senior paralegal specialist, in the following areas of responsibility:

    • Provides general litigation support for cases of a varying complexity and nature in judicial and administrative proceedings.  Performs legal research and analysis in the fields of contract law, personnel and employment law, environmental law, tort law, admiralty law, and other legal fields, as necessary.
    • Assembles and compiles information for use by staff attorneys. Conducts investigations, summarizes the factual situation, basis of the complaint, legal issues presented, and relevant case law. Synopsizes information on case status for upward reporting within the agency. Assists attorneys handling litigation with trial preparation.
    • Prepares and documents the agency’s response to interrogatories and discovery requests, and drafts affidavits/declarations and other documents in litigation, coordinating with environmental and other technical staff and with attorneys as appropriate, through discussions and examination and evaluation of the information obtained orally and in the record. Drafts letters, summaries, draft findings of fact, responses to complaints, conducts legal research & preliminary legal analysis.
    • Prepares reviews of requests for labor wage determinations, and reviews government contracts for inclusion of appropriate labor clauses, provisions and determinations. Conducts investigations and employee interviews to determine contractors' compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, and other related wage and hour statutes, and assists in developing reports of violations and in executing enforcement and collection actions. 
    • As backup Freedom of Information Act Officer, examines, evaluates and performs legal analysis of requests for information under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts and transfer of technical data statutes. Processes requests for information and records to be released from USACE records. Prepares draft legal analysis in support of any recommended denial of release that is submitted to the Initial Denial Authority (IDA), the District Counsel.
    • Prepares and develops exhibits, charts, and other visual aides for use in Court or in report.
    • Develops and maintains capability in word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, legal files management, network information systems, information retrieval systems and automated legal research (Lexis, Westlaw).
    • Performs a variety of administrative or other support functions to the office of Counsel.

    Qualifications:

    To qualify for this position under the Pathways Recent Graduate program:

    PATHWAYS RECENT GRADUATE REQUIREMENT:

    This position is open to recent graduates who have completed, with in the previous two years, qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from qualifying educational institution.(Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree due to military service obligation have up to six years after degree completion to apply).(You must provide a copy of your transcripts showing the degree conferred.)

    NOTE: Applications can be accepted from students who expect to complete qualifying education within 3 months from the closing date of this flyer.(Degreesneedtobeconferrednolaterthan08-MAY-2019)

    BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR SERIES 0950:

    • Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related OR one year of specialized experience at the GS-7 level.  Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience is defined as experience demonstrating familiarity with the provision of administrative, legal and law-related services in a professional environment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed. at the second lower grade /level position in the federal service (GS-07). 
    • Highly qualified candidates will have completed a recognized course of study in a program for Paralegal Studies approved by the American Bar Association and possess an Associates degree in Paralegal Studies; or demonstrate greater than one year of experience providing administrative, legal and law-related services in a professional environment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities needed for this Position:

    • CustomerService
    • Office Administration
    • Legal Concepts, Policies, and Principles 
    • Conducting & applying legal research and analysis into final work products under supervision of Attorneys

    Area of Consideration:

    Alleligible fort he Direct Hire Authority(DHA)forRecentGraduates

    This Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) allows qualified candidates to be appointed under this authority at the GS-5throughGS-11levels (or equivalent) for permanent, temporary or term positions in the competitive service.

    How to Apply: This isa DHA announcement  for a permanent position at the GS-09 (full performance level).

    Anyone wishing consideration for this opportunity must submit the following:

    1. 1.CoverLetter(Optional)
    2. 2.Resume
    3. 3.Transcripts(An unofficial copy of current transcripts is acceptable)

    Send the above items via email to: richard.m.hynes@usace.army.mil

    Other Information:

    • Moving assistance is NOT authorized.

    Points of Contact: Richard Hynes, Richard.m.hynes@usace.army.mil or (206)764-3735, Office of Counsel Seattle District Corps of Engineers

    Bridget Baskaron, bridget.baskaron@usace.army.mil

    HumanResourcesSpecialist,SeattleDistrictCorpsofEngineers

  • 03/19/2019 2:21 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal - Employment Litigation - 10738541

    DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of the 
    top law firms in the U.S. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an Employment Litigation Paralegal to join our team in Seattle.

    This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of support to attorneys on medium to large employment litigation matters, and to oversee the work of associated legal secretaries, administrative staff, clerks, and/or temporary employees in the performance of client-related tasks.

    At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

    Your contribution includes:

    Case Management
    * Proactively serving as the focal point for litigation 
    team communications and centralized repository for information on project assignments and status

    * Working with secretaries and docketing personnel to ensure that both calendar systems contain accurate and current information

    * Overseeing creation, indexing, and continued maintenance of complex case files and document collections

    * Proofreading legal memoranda to identify and correct typographical and grammatical errors; check all citations to legal authorities and to the evidence for accuracy of citations and forms of citation consistent with The Bluebook and/or specific court requirements; verify history of cited cases

    * Coordinating and managing court filings, either in paper or electronic form as determined by court requirements

    Research & Discovery
    * Performing complex fact research and analysis; 
    retrieve and review documents from clients, other parties, and outside sources such as the Internet, public agencies, courts or libraries, as well as case, statutory and/or regulatory law; prepare memoranda or summaries documenting research

    * Managing the creation and maintenance of special collections of documents (including witness files, subject and issue files, experts' reliance documents, etc.)

    * Preparing initial drafts of discovery requests and responses and other pleadings and memoranda

    * Assisting with and participating in collection of client and other parties' documents; manage detailed tracking of document collection; work with litigation support to ensure proper collection of electronic documents and files

    * Conducting interviews of witnesses and file custodians

    * Working with litigation support to retain vendors, as needed, for all aspects of document production and review; conduct quality control assessment of work performed by vendors

    * Drafting memoranda or other documents memorializing in detail the processes used in collecting and producing client documents

    * Conducting initial review of client documents to determine responsiveness and relevance and to identify documents protected by attorney-client privilege; draft privilege logs

    * Performing complex database searches to locate and retrieve selected documents

    * Preparing or supervising the preparation of exhibits for use at depositions and maintain a system to track marked exhibits

    * Managing the collection and status of deposition transcripts; perform searches in the deposition full-text database; summarize deposition transcripts 

    Preparation for and Assistance at Trial or Other Proceedings

    * Assisting with trial or arbitration proceedings (tasks include but are not limited to: preparation of exhibit and witness lists, designations of deposition testimony, preparation of the trial brief).

    * Coordinating logistics with court personnel and other counsel

    * Working with trial support vendor and/or internal litigation support staff to select, prepare, and operate courtroom technology; coordinate set-up and use of technology with courtroom personnel and other counsel

    * Assisting attorneys at trial (e.g., track and manage trial exhibits, coordinate with witnesses, operate courtroom presentation tools, act as liaison with court personnel, and summarize trial testimony); coordinate trial support work of more junior paralegals and/or document clerks

    Join us if you have

    Education
    * 3+ years of paralegal experience, depending upon 
    practice area and position available.

    * Bachelor's degree and completion of paralegal program of study, or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill.

    Skills and Abilities
    * Highly developed skills in time and task 
    management.

    * Highly developed attention to detail in striving for perfection in the 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 e-mail

    * Proficiency in the use of computerized legal research and document retention databases, like Westlaw, Relativity, for performance of legal and fact research and effective management of complex evidence and case files

    * Proficiency in the use of trial support software, like Trial Director, very desirable

    Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.

    We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where 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.

    This position 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.

    #LI-CV1

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

    To apply for this position, please use the following URL:

    https://careers.dwt.com/paralegal-employment-litigation/job/10738541

  • 03/15/2019 5:00 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal

    Intellectual Property 

    Seattle, Washington 

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is searching for a Paralegal to join our Intellectual Property Litigation group. This position will support attorneys in a variety of venues including United States District Courts throughout the country as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.  In addition to litigation, a large portion of this position will involve managing large-scale copyright and trademark enforcement programs.

    Primary Job Responsibilities: 

    • Investigate and research targets/infringers, primarily online.
    • Prepare cease and desist letters.
    • Create and maintain spreadsheets to track the status of enforcement matters.
    • Organize and maintain case files, pleadings, and other documents.
    • Assist with complaint preparation and filing in Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy proceedings.
    • Support litigation teams in all aspects of litigation including but not limited to factual investigation; document collection and processing; document production; document review; preparing for depositions; collecting, organizing and collating documents for motions practice; and trial preparation.

    Specific Skills Required: 

    Demonstrated success in working in a team environment, under tight deadlines and for demanding clients.  Excellent writing and communication skills.  Ability to establish effective working relationships with lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals.  Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Knowledge of trademark and copyright law.  Ability to handle multiple tasks, track and handle multiple concurrent deadlines, and work well independently with a sense of humor.

    Requires a minimum of two years of related litigation and/or enforcement experience or equivalent.  BA degree or equivalent required. 

    Please apply online: https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/paralegal-jobs20190305-seattle-wa.html
  • 03/12/2019 5:15 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Real Estate Paralegal

    Lane Powell has 140 years of experience serving as a strategic business advisor and legal counsel to premier public and private companies. Synonymous with excellence and innovation, Lane Powell’sattorneys bring to their work a spirit of entrepreneurialism that is reflected in a client roster that includes some of the most venerable – and dynamic – companies and individuals in business today.

    The Seattle office is seeking an experienced paralegal to join its Real Estate team. Paralegals in the highly collaborative Real Estate team perform a range of duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients and other third parties.

    The candidate selected will provide assistance in all aspects of real estate law. Responsibilities include an understanding of and experience with the following:

    • Title insurance review experience

    • ALTA / ACSM survey review experience

    • Loan documentation

    • Loan closings

    • Real property closings

    • Real property searches

      Minimal Candidate Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate (equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree)

    • 3+ years' experience as a real estate paralegal

    • Strong organizational and file management skills

    • Problem solving skills

    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

    • Exceptional attention to detail when drafting, editing and proof reading documents

    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Mastery of Word, Excel and Outlook

      Desired requirements:

    • Document drafting experience

    • Judicial foreclosures

    • Non-judicial foreclosures

      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: careers@lanepowell.com

      Lane Powell 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.

  • 03/12/2019 12:47 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Job Description:  In-House Paralegal, Anacortes, WA 

    Job Number # 2019-04

    LAVLE USA, Inc. is a joint venture company that combines advanced energy storage technologies from Japan’s 3DOM with best in class, established and trusted architecture engineering with systems integration services from Ockerman Automation for use in marine, renewable energy, and other industrial applications.  LAVLE’s next generation energy storage technology is creating possibilities for new applications with safe, reliable electrification solutions for use in many sectors that have been limited by the capacities of energy storage technology. Headquartered in the picturesque maritime center of Anacortes, Washington, LAVLE is committed to providing solutions that preserve our environment.For more information, visit lavle.com.  EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

    Description

    LAVLE is seeking a full-time Paralegal to assist with legal and business matters at the direction of its General Counsel.  The position requires a high degree of discretion. Highly developed organizational, written and verbal communication skills will be valued as essential qualities of the incumbent.  This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to grow with this exciting company. 

    Essential Functions 

    • Day to day office support of General Counsel. 
    • Records retention management, document storage, contract management, organizational assistance, litigation support, assistance in supporting/managing outside counsel as directed. 
    • alendar tracking, travel arrangement assistance, and assistance in establishing deliverables, timelines of the General Counsel’s office.
    • Assist in legal research, writing, editing and the drafting of correspondence and legal documents.  
    • Assist in invoicing, payment of vendors, expense tracking for the General Counsel’s office, and general administrative tasks in other areas as may be needed.
    • Assist in corporate compliance functions.
    • Knowledge Skills and Abilities 

    • Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, documents or record management, and meeting deadlines, is required. 
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Westlaw (or other legal research platforms) is required. 
    • Experience supporting corporate compliance and real estate transactions background preferred.
    • Demonstrated record of critical thought and serious contribution to a legal department or law office is preferred.   
    • Superior verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively with teams, including senior decision makers and external organizations. 
    • Ability to successfully interact with executives and others within the company and outside the company to complete work on behalf of the General Counsel. 
    • Minimum Requirements 

    • The following may be deemed sufficient to meet the minimum requirements for this position:  Undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college andat least two (2) years relevant experience; or, a paralegal certificate and at least four (4) years of relevant experience; or, six (6) years of relevant experience may be considered sufficient to meet the minimum requirement.  
    • Experience in, organizational management, records / document management, knowledge of real estate transaction, construction, corporate compliance and the marine industry will be considered an asset. 
    • How to Apply

    • Please send cover letter and resume to:  HR@lavle.com
  • 02/28/2019 1:54 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Booking.com is one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, and the number one destination to book any type of accommodation. Its mission is to empower people to experience the world. Helping Booking.com do this is a diverse community of over 17,000 employees across 198 global support offices, all connected by a love of travel and a passion for creating the perfect customer experience. 

    We are proud of our employees and are now looking for an experienced corporate HR Paralegal with strong ER experience to strengthen the existing People Team. You will support the HR Business Partners in providing advice and operational HR support to the Customer Service site in Bellevue as well as our other teams in the region.  You will need to have an enthusiastic, can-do approach to perform a wide variety of tasks, and be passionate about adding value to your business partners.  

    You will report to the Regional HR Manager and work closely together with local business colleagues and the People Team.

    What you’ll do:

    As an HR Paralegal, you will work with our in-house counsel to give legal advice and support for the global HR team. You’ll also work on employee legal disputes in all countries and help support our ethics program. Our world moves fast and is constantly evolving, so every day is different and exciting.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Monitoring new labor laws and developments in the external environment and translating those into actions
    • Establishing process rigor and procedures that support HR legal requirements.
    • Identifying and creating more efficiencies, scalability and consistency through the use of technology and other tools
    • Helping in-house attorneys and HR Legal with risk management and problem solving and prioritization
    • Building relationships across broader teams/functions to effectively take on problems for our business partners.
    • Driving cross-functional teams on moderate to complex HR legal and ethics program projects to make teams more efficient and create delightful experiences for our customers
    • Handling legal holds, discovery (including e-discovery), witness interviews and other support for legal claims
    • Coaching and teaching other paralegals, junior attorneys or program managers about Booking.com’s processes, templates and tools in area of expertise
    • Understanding the most important goals and key priorities and staying focused on them at despite juggling multiple priorities 
    • Navigating tensions between legal requirements and business outcomes while maintaining positive relationships
    • Receiving and giving feedback and coaching as needed across boundaries and functions
    • Drafting letters and routine legal documents
    • Creating dashboards and other metrics
    • Sharing and tracking trends in our work to actively solve issues before they become problems

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years of paralegal experience at a law firm or in-house with expertise in HR (employment) law
    • Litigation experience either at an outside law firm or in house; trial experience a plus
    • Deep knowledge of HR legal concepts, terminology and principles including wage and hour and leave laws for example
    • Demonstrated experience working with complex data and metrics for reporting or influencing change, assessing damages or overseeing complex litigation
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including being able to identify the most relevant information to effectively influence and inspire change
    • Well-developed project management skills, including preparing project plans and key achievement measurements.
    • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • A learner and innovator who’s never afraid to try something new, experiment and has a bias for action (try it and learn)
    • Someone who thrives in a rapidly-changing environment with a “can do” attitude
    • Strong personal alignment with our internal ethics, integrity and deep respect for confidentiality. 

    APPLY HERE

  • 02/07/2019 3:41 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal

    Seattle, WA

    Overview: 

    Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers and 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for seven consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.  In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation - Labor & Employment category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

    Our Seattle office has an opportunity for an experienced Paralegal to join the firm’s expanding practice.

    We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Summary of Position:  

    The Paralegal works under the direction of attorneys to whom the Paralegal is assigned. This position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist attorneys. Independently researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals for review, approval, and use by attorney.

    Essential Functions:

    • These are the essential functions of the position:
    • Researches law, investigates facts, and independently prepares documents to assist attorneys with matters.
    • Summarizes complex legal documents
    • Organizes and indexes complex case files
    • Determines and calendars deadlines
    • Performs wide variety of legal research and data compilation, with little or no supervision
    • Files pleadings with court clerk
    • Prepares reports, correspondence, declarations and complaints
    • Drafts a wide variety of legal documents
    • Prepares affidavits or documents and maintains document file
    • Prepares for mediations and trials
    • Assists Attorney at trial and in preparation for depositions
    • Communicates with witnesses and experts
    • Scheduling
    • Enters billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner

    Requirements:

    • 6+ years of paralegal experience working in a litigation practice.
    • Paralegal certification / degree from accredited college or university.
    • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles.
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)  Lexis-Nexis, WestLaw, Live Note, Concordance, Case Map, Docketing, Document Management System, expense and billing systems.
    • We are not working with outside recruiters for this position. 

    Benefits:

    Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, 9 Paid Holidays, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account (HSA)/Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an EAP.

    Contact:

    To apply for this position, please submit your application through the blue APPLY NOW button on the top of the page.  If you have any questions about this opportunity or want to follow up on your application, please reach out to Monique Hampton at monique.hampton@ogletree.com with “SEATTLE PARALEGAL” in the subject line.

    To keep up to date with all of our opportunities, follow us on Twitter @JobsAtOgletree

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  • 01/31/2019 10:51 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Seattle Law Firm

    We are a small litigation law firm seeking a legal assistant/paralegal with at least three years of experience. This is a great opportunity to work at a unique and dynamic law firm. We work very hard in a friendly, supportive, and team-oriented environment.  Every member of our team has a voice and group dynamics are central to our success.  Our current legal assistants work very closely with our lawyers. They do not sit in cubicles in isolation.  

    Requirements include a four-year college degree, excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent writing and language skills, the ability to handle assignments with minimal supervision, and the ability to work well both independently and as a strong team member in a busy, friendly, and highly productive office environment.

     Responsibilities include drafting pleadings and correspondence, scheduling depositions, meetings, etc., filing pleadings in state and federal courts (including e-filing), trial preparation, preparation of illustrative exhibits and PowerPoint presentations, interacting with clients and witnesses, calendaring, and organizing and maintaining files. 

    All legal assistants share in the administrative duties such as answering phones, filing, and greeting clients.  

    All legal assistants have a strong working knowledge of basic computer technology, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  We provide our legal assistants with a very competitive salary and benefit package.  The salary offered to any new employee would be based on his or her experience. 

    Please send cover letter and resume to maureen@christielawgroup.com.

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

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