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  • 06/20/2019 1:06 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Legal Hold Manager

    Professional Standards

    Job #S20190422 – Seattle, Washington

    The Legal Hold Manager will serve as a member of the Professional Standards Department providing experienced legal hold support to the Firm’s Legal Hold Counsel. This position will support compliance activities associated with the legal hold process and other programs and procedures, including the drafting of communications and participation in internal discovery efforts. This position will include corporate research, document and information management, database management and other duties requiring technical expertise, judgment, discretion and attention to detail.

    Primary Job Responsibilities:

    Ability to independently plan and manage assignments delegated by the Legal Hold Counsel.

    Support for the Legal Hold Counsel on preservation and internal discovery efforts as well as support for other firm compliance and information governance activities, as directed by the Legal Hold Counsel.

    Assist with internal reporting on compliance issues and programs. Assist in Firm discovery process, including document review and production of privilege logs.

    Perform research and investigative tasks as needed. Draft and revise legal documents and correspondence. Provide appropriate information and prepare reports, as requested.

    Manage Legal Hold database, review status of legal holds, and participate in database updates and testing.  

    Specific Skills Required:

    • Ability to work at a high level in a fast-paced legal environment while sustaining a superior attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to meet the requirements of new and developing assignments, making progress despite ambiguity.
    • Outstanding written and oral communications skills, including the ability to communicate with lawyers and staff, with a demonstrated ability to effectively achieve assignment goals.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills.
    • Strong knowledge of litigation discovery practices and databases.
    • Strong knowledge of document management databases, information storage applications and systems utilities.
    • Possess strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff.
    • Strong independent judgment skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and exercise discretion.
    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to coordinate a heavy ongoing workload and complex and/or multiple projects efficiently and simultaneously, with a strong sensitivity to deadlines and Firm priorities, and without stringent supervision and direction.
    • Comprehensive working knowledge of standard MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and SharePoint. 
    • A proven history of trustworthiness with highly confidential and sensitive data, and the ability to keep privileged Firm and client information strictly confidential. 

    Specific Skills Preferred: 

    • Demonstrated fluency in internet and database research.
    • Working knowledge of records and information management principles in a law firm environment.
    • Working knowledge of ethical guidelines.
    • Ability to detect procedural problems and determine appropriate resolutions.

    Education & Experience:

    The position requires a Bachelor’s degree and five years of legal hold or complex litigation support experience. Experience with information governance, compliance programs, information management and security programs is helpful.

    Please Apply Online:

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/legal-hold-manager-jobs20190422-seattle-wa.html

  • 06/20/2019 1:01 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    CLASS ACTION OUTREACH - BILINGUAL (SPANISH)

    NEW JD OR PARALEGAL NEEDED ASAP

    Our client, a well-respected and established downtown Seattle legal services provider is currently seeking temporary assistance for a bilingual projects. New JD graduates, or paralegals are preferred. Qualified candidates must have fluent written and oral English and Spanish skills. This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door and receive excellent experience working with class action lawsuits. The is a full-time, 40-hour per week, position that is expected to last 6 to 12 months.

    The successful candidates will have:

    • Ability to review data to assess commonality and differences between claim records;

    • Ability to conduct research through public websites;

    • High attention to detail;

    • Proofreading skills;

    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel;

    • Experience talking with unrepresented clients by phone a plus;

    • Experience and ability to handle highly confidential documents.

      FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION – APPLY NOW!

      For immediate and serious consideration, please email your resume to Legal Team
      at 
      SearchTeam@QPQLegal.com if you have the above experience. Please indicate the job title, CLASS ACTION OUTREACH BILINGUAL, in all caps in the subject line of your email. Your inquiries are always held in the strictest confidence. If this position is not for you, feel free to forward it on to a friend. Visit www.QPQLegal.com to learn about the additional opportunities we have to offer.

      ABOUT LAW DAWGS / QUID PRO QUO

      LAW DAWGS and QUID PRO QUO are leading specialized full-service legal and corporate recruitment and placement companies providing a complete range of attorney, paralegal and support staff recruitment solutions to the legal, corporate and government communities. Our placement and recruitment specialists have been providing professional, personalized service to our clients and our candidates for almost two decades. Positions secured include: Contract Attorneys, Associate/Lateral Attorneys, Partners/Of-Counsel, In-House Corporate Attorneys, Litigation/Trial Preparation Teams, Record Digesters and Contract Administrators, Legal Assistants, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants, File Clerks, Word Processors, Receptionists and all support staff.

      Our Recruitment Specialists are attorneys, executives, legal and corporate professionals, and we have earned one of the most respected reputations in the industry for attracting top local and national clients and the best in professional talent.

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    LAW DAWGS and QUID PRO QUO seek candidates and fill positions at all levels of the law firm or corporation. Specific positions may be on an Interim, Project, Temporary-to-Hire, or Direct Hire basis.

  • 06/18/2019 5:09 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal

    Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising 

    Job #S20190619A – Washington, D.C. 

    Perkins Coie LLP's nationally-recognized Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising practice is seeking an experienced trademark paralegal (5+ years) in the Washington D.C. office. This position will assist lawyers and national clients with domestic and international trademark clearance, registration, renewal, and enforcement. The candidate will work closely with attorneys, other paralegals and various clients in a team environment to assist in rendering exceptional client service. The ideal candidate selected for this position must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks effectively, work well under pressure, work independently, and effectively communicate with clients and all levels of firm personnel. Requires a BA degree and at least five years of relevant trademark experience or equivalent. This position may be based in Washington DC or Seattle.

    Please Apply Online:

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/paralegal-job-s20190619a-washington-dc.html

  • 06/18/2019 5:07 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal

    Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising 

    Job #S20190619B – Seattle, Washington 

    Perkins Coie LLP's nationally-recognized Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising practice is seeking an experienced trademark paralegal (5+ years) in the Seattle, WA office. This position will assist lawyers and national clients with domestic and international trademark clearance, registration, renewal, and enforcement. The candidate will work closely with attorneys, other paralegals and various clients in a team environment to assist in rendering exceptional client service. The ideal candidate selected for this position must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks effectively, work well under pressure, work independently, and effectively communicate with clients and all levels of firm personnel. Requires a BA degree and at least five years of relevant trademark experience or equivalent. This position may be based in Washington DC or Seattle.

    Please Apply Online: 

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/paralegal-job-s20190619b-seattle-wa.html

  • 06/18/2019 2:06 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Full Time Paralegal

    Health care benefits, retirement matching, salary commensurate with experience and skills. 

    Wakefield Legal, PLLC is a family law firm searching for a new team member who is ready to make a long-term commitment.  Specific experience in a family law office is required.  Responsibilities and necessary skills include MS Office and Excell.  Must be comfortable in a paperless office and typing notes directly into file.  Paralegal will be responsible for meeting with clients, drafting basic pleadings, creating and organizing electronic files, managing discovery requests and production, managing the firm calendar, e-filing, potential client screening and intake, preparation of exhibits and notebooks for trial and hearings. 

    Please contact Anne Wakefield at anne@wakefieldlegal.com

  • 06/18/2019 2:03 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal

    Product Liability 

    Job #S20190613 – Seattle, Washington 

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a Paralegal to join our Product Liability practice group. This position will assist lawyers with document and information management, research, factual analysis, discovery and trial support in our Aviation Liability division.

    Primary Job Responsibilities: 

    Assist lawyers and more senior paralegals with all phases of case support including document/information management, factual analysis, discovery, and trial support.

    • Maintain positive contact with clients and observe confidentiality of client matters.
    • Organize and maintain case files, pleadings, and documents.
    • Prepare case/matter and attorney notebooks.
    • Summarize articles, reports, witness statements, and depositions. 
    • Conduct factual and legal research and analysis.
    • Perform computer database input and retrieval.
    • Draft and revise legal documents and correspondence.
    • Coordinate service of process and/or filings with public entities.
    • Prepare material for in-house and outside distribution.
    • Manage the distribution of data and materials.
    • Coordinate and attend client conferences, document productions, depositions, closings, and other transactions.
    • Keep track of case/matter deadlines.
    • Review, organize and coordinate agreements and remittances.
    • Create and maintain case spreadsheets and charts.

    Specific Skills Required: 

    Thorough knowledge of all phases of litigation, discovery, and trial procedures.  Knowledge of complex litigation practice such as removals from state to federal court, consolidation of proceedings, and the MDL process. Demonstrated skills in document /information management. Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Familiarity with billing procedures and financial accounting. Sound knowledge of library operations and records storage procedures.  Ability to handle multiple tasks and concurrent deadlines. Work well under pressure and independently.  Experience with aviation liability a plus.

    Education & Experience: 

    Requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of paralegal experience.  Paralegal certificate preferred.  Experience with automated litigation support software required

     

    Please Apply Online: 

    https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/about-us/careers/professional-staff/job-listings/paralegal-job-s20190613-seattle-wa.html

  • 06/12/2019 4:19 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Paralegal – National Litigation Firm – Seattle, WA

    National law firm seeks a full-time paralegal located in their Seattle, WA office. Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years experience and must be extremely organized and self-motivated. Paralegal will primarily handle retention of experts and pre-trial preparation, assist with summarizing large volumes of documents and medical records, and provide assistance with discovery work up. Knowledge of Word and Excel required. Must possess paralegal certificate. 

    Requirements

    • Professional and pleasant demeanor
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to respond timely and effectively in a team atmosphere
    • Ability to multi-task independently
    • High level of computer competency, in the complete Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, iManage document file system, e-Copy, PDF conversion.
    • Requires the ability to work 40 Hours a week M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Reliable


    Please submit your resume to sereception@wshblaw.com. 

  • 06/12/2019 3:18 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Wenatchee team. OMW is a multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years. We take pride in providing exceptional legal services while creating a professional and friendly culture.

    The Legal Assistant performs a variety of complex tasks and projects in multiple practice areas. Knowledge of legal documents, legal terminology and court rules and procedures is preferred.

    This position requires the ability to work independently but also take direction and work within a team dynamic. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, ability to prioritize and manage deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills and be detail oriented.

    Duties and qualifications:

    • Organize and file internal office documents;
    • Prepare correspondence, transcribing, typing and proofing legal documents;
    • Filing pleadings and other legal documents with the State and Federal courts (including EFC);
    • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office;
    • Coordinate projects;
    • Fix document formatting issues.

    OMW is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, vendors and clients.

    We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, paid time off, life insurance, an employee assistant program and long-term disability. Additionally, this is an opportunity to work with a terrific group of attorneys and staff.

    Please submit your cover letter and resume to Joseph Drew at jdrew@omwlaw.com


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