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  • 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

  • 04/19/2022 3:15 PM | Anonymous

    JOB POSTING: CORPORATE PARALEGAL

    ABOUT LAKEFIELD:

    • Lakefield Veterinary Group is a familyowned veterinary hospital acquisition company preserving the independence and local legacy for veterinarians looking to sell their practice, with over 60 locations in nine states (and growing). Lakefield is a values-driven workplace built on five core values: Respect, Learning, Do the Right Thing, WOW Service, and Fun. At Lakefield, meaningful contributions to veterinary medicine and impactful experiences on your professional journey go hand-in-hand. Lakefield is also dedicated to improving the lives of both pets and their human companions, partnering with WorldVets for annual spay and neuter trips in South America.

      ABOUT OUR TEAM:

      Lakefield Veterinary Group is looking for a Corporate Paralegal to join the Legal and M&A team. We are a group of self-starters with great ideas, who meet challenges head on in creative, collaborative, and efficient ways. We are looking for a candidate who will thrive in this environment. Our office is pet-friendly, and we are looking for a pet- loving individual to join our fast-paced team.

      ABOUT THE POSITION:

    • As the sole Corporate Paralegal on the team, you will primarily provide legal support for the General Counsel for Lakefield Veterinary Group. You will provide support for M&A transactions, help maintain our growing portfolio of veterinary hospitals, and assist with general corporate governance of the company’s subsidiaries and other affiliated entities as needed. Lakefield offers a hybrid-work schedule with 3 days in the office and 2 days at home, allowing flexibility in your schedule.

      • Entity Management (~15% of your time)  assisting with corporate entity governance, maintaining accurate shareholder records, assisting with annual reports, business licenses, and permits, and researching changes at federal, state, and local levels regarding any changes or additions to licensing requirements or statutes affecting the company’s businesses.
      • M&A (~40% of your time) – providing support to the M&A Team, General Counsel, and company leadership with transactions, preparing/managing pre-closing, post-closing, and diligence checklists, assisting with due diligence review, supporting disclosure schedule review/compilation, managing necessary third-party assignments and payoff confirmations, completing process for onboarding commercial leases, coordinating document delivery for closings, assisting with assumed name filings, compiling closing notebooks, and managing escrow calendar and tracker.
      • Insurance (~10% of your time) – obtaining certificates of insurance and other insurance information for lenders, vendors, and landlords, and maintaining current certificates of insurance for landlords.
      • Legal Proceedings (~5% of your time)  assisting in discovery requests, and support for ongoing matters.

    General (~30% of your time) – proofreading agreements, letters, and applications, updating/maintaining electronic and hard copy filing systems and trackers, providing project management and/or related support to projects as they arise, assisting with record retention and document storage, supporting/collaborating with other teams to provide back-up/cross-functional support, demonstrating a positive, professional, and customer-oriented attitude about the company with team members, hospital/field teams, leadership, and others, whether the contact is by e-mail, telephone, or in person, and performing other duties or projects as requested/assigned.

    WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR (Essential Qualifications):

    • Education/Experience:

      • 4year degree in relevant field (in addition, completion of paralegal or legal assistant program), or equivalent education/work experience
      • 5-10 years of law firm or in-house paralegal experience
      • Notary, or willing to become a notary and meets State qualifications to become a notary
      • Experience in M&A and general corporate matters, preferred
      • Experience in real estate, insurance, labor & employment, or related legal fields, a plus.
      • Able to maintain strict confidentiality in a very open and transparent environment
    •  

      Knowledge, skills, and ability:

      • Proficient in Teams and Microsoft Office products, especially editing ability in Word and Adobe
      • Sufficient experience with document management and retention programs (i.e. DropBox, OneDrive, etc.)
      • Open to learning and utilizing new technological systems
      • Exceptional time management and organization skills
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
      • Highly detail oriented
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong judgement skills and ability to problem solve
      • Strong interpersonal skills

    Full Time

    Competitive Salary- Bonus eligible

    Benefits Included

    Please send resume to: dmorrell@lakefieldvet.com

  • 04/18/2022 7:01 PM | Anonymous

         Family Law Paralegal – Tacoma, WA

    • We're looking for dynamic Family Law Paralegals with experience in Washington state to join the McKinley Irvin family, supporting our Tacoma Attorneys either remotely, in-office, or hybrid.

      For a full job description, please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=41411&clientkey=6BB1C280CC57C5A22AA5705137AB61D2

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

      What we offer:

      • Work that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others
      • A supportive community of purpose-driven individuals
      • Training and development opportunities to design a career you love
      • Competitive compensation, PTO, and benefits
      • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support
      • Opportunities to work 100% remote, on-site, or hybrid, depending upon preference
      • $28-$50/hour commensurate with applicable experience
    • What you contribute:

      First and foremost, we are empathetic advocates for our clients. We provide a supportive refuge during their time of crisis, while relentlessly pursuing the best possible outcome for their futures. To continue our mission, we are looking for similarly minded, full-time Paralegals. If you want to build your future along with ours, we'd love to hear from you.

      Responsibilities:

      • Drafting, filing, serving, and tracking general pleadings and documents/correspondence
      • Create initial client Master Information List in FamilySoft and prepare draft shell initial pleadings
      • Case schedule docketing, including maintaining tickle box, sending reminders, and tracking trial retainers
      • Assembling mediation materials, ER 904 Notices, Sealed Financial Source Documents, Joint Statement of Evidence, trial notebooks and motion documents
    • Requirements:

      • Washington State experience required
      • At least 3-5 years of family law or fast-paced litigation experience required with solid academic credentials
      • Excellent oral and written communication
      • Ability to meet multiple deadlines under time constraints
      • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
      • High degree of professionalism and dependability
      • Proficiency in litigation software including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Family Soft, and time-keeping applications

    About McKinley Irvin:

    With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, Kirkland, Vancouver, and Portland, McKinley Irvin is the Pacific Northwest's largest family law firm. For over 30 years, we've dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families, and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. It is our goal to achieve the best possible results for our clients, while at the same time delivering world-class personal service.

    Our Philosophy:

    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.

  • 04/18/2022 2:13 PM | Anonymous

    Business Paralegal

    Location:

    Seattle

    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.

    GENERAL PURPOSE

    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.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

    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://apptrkr.com/3010824

  • 04/15/2022 1:42 PM | Anonymous

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal

    Small downtown Seattle estate and trust law firm seeking a Legal Assistant or Paralegal to assist with all aspects of estate and trust administration and litigation.

    Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of estate and trust legal support work and a minimum of 2-3 years on the job experience in litigation case load management.  Desired candidate is personable, hardworking, detail-oriented, highly organized, independent and able to coordinate well with attorneys and other office staff.  Paralegal certificate/certification or past work in the capacity of a paralegal is preferred. 

    Knowledge of Court electronic filing interfaces and Word is required.  Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining how you meet or exceed the requirements.  

    Please send a resume and cover letter to probatemyestate@gmail.com.  Applications without a cover letter will not be considered
  • 04/12/2022 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    Paralegal – Legal Assistant - James M Kristof PS – Mercer Island, WA

    Small, casual, busy Mercer Island firm seeks full time (40 hrs/week, flex) Paralegal/Legal Assistant. 

    This is an entry level position & a perfect opportunity for a recent college/paralegal graduate to learn about the litigation legal process, Debtor/Credit Law and insurance subrogation law. 

    • Duties:

      • Prepare legal documents & assist with all phases of litigation process
      • Work with attorney on case management.
      • Data entry in legal tracking systems
      • Extensive Client Communication
      • Legal written correspondence
      • Coordinate debtor payment plans
      • Substantial communication with defendants about the status of their cases
      • Caseload involves the insurance industry
      • General administrative support
      • General accounting tasks such as billing, check writing, deposits
    • Skills/Qualifications

      • College Degree/Paralegal certificates preferred
      • Previous office experience is required
      • Strong communication skills
      • Interest in legal industry
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Detailed Oriented
      • Strong math skills
      • Familiarity and comfortable with general bookkeeping tasks
      • Excellent grammar & writing skills, must know basic letter writing standards
      • Strong computer skills. Must be very proficient with MS Word & Excel, Adobe Acrobat.  Experience with QuickBooks a plus.
    • About James M Kristof PS

       With over 30 years of experience, the Law Offices of James M. Kristof, P.S. has provided skilled legal representation at competitive rates in a variety of practice areas, focusing now on Debtor and Creditor Law, Litigation, and Insurance Subrogation. Located on Mercer Island, Washington on the Interstate 90 corridor, we are just minutes from Seattle, and Bellevue, Washington. Our practice has represented countless individuals and businesses in a wide spectrum of legal needs over the past 3 decades.  See www.jklegal.com for more firm information.

    To apply for this position, please submit resume & cover letter to jim@jklegal.com

    Hourly wage $20 - $30 DOE. FT position eligible for paid holidays, vacation & sick time, potential for health benefits, retirement plan.

  • 04/09/2022 8:31 AM | Anonymous

    ON-SITE LEGAL ASSISTANT

    We're looking for a dynamic and experienced on-site Legal Assistant to join the McKinley Irvin family. For a full job description, please visit: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=40262&clientkey=6BB1C280CC57C5A22AA5705137AB61D2

    What we offer:

    • Work that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others
    • A supportive community of purpose-driven individuals
    • Training and development opportunities to design a career you love
    • Competitive compensation, PTO, and benefits
    • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support

    What you contribute:

    First and foremost, we are empathetic advocates for our clients. We provide a supportive refuge during their time of crisis, while relentlessly pursuing the best possible outcome for their futures. To continue our mission, we are looking for similarly minded, full-time Legal Assistants. If you want to build your future along with ours, we'd love to hear from you.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist legal teams with detailed categorization and indexing of client documents (tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, etc.)
    • Assist legal teams with opening new client files
    • Assist legal teams with preparing correspondence, pleadings, and discovery 
    • Assist legal teams with case docketing
    • Assist legal teams with processing incoming and outgoing mail, and legal messenger deliveries, and provide copies to client 
    •  Assist legal teams with assembling materials for hearings, mediations, and trials

    Requirements:

    • At least 1 - 2 years of legal assistant experience is required; Washington state Family Law experience preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication
    • Ability to meet multiple deadlines under time constraints
    • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work independently and take initiative
    • High degree of professionalism and dependability

    About McKinley Irvin:

    With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, Kirkland, Vancouver, and Portland, OR McKinley Irvin is the Pacific Northwest's largest family law firm. For over 30 years, we've dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families, and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. It is our goal to achieve the best possible results for our clients, while at the same time delivering world-class personal service.

    Our Philosophy:

    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.

    APPLY HERE

  • 04/01/2022 6:36 AM | Anonymous

    Lorber, Greenfield & Polito, LLP, an AV-rated Insurance Defense firm with offices throughout the Western United States has an immediate opening for a lead litigation paralegal in its Bellevue office. We are seeking candidates with at least three successive years of experience as a litigation paralegal.  Great opportunity to work closely with senior partner on matters from inception through trial. Our caseload involves primarily personal injury, product liability, and construction matters. We are seeking someone with experience providing trial support, and who is highly organized to efficiently manage discovery, prepare exhibits for depositions and trial, issue subpoenas, and review documents. Familiarity with WA rules is required.

    Your excellent written and oral skills, combined with your ability to work in a team atmosphere, will contribute to your success in this position. Paralegal certification or college degree preferred; equivalent work experience and training may be substituted.
    We offer flex time and the option to work remote. We are a small office contained within a larger firm and offer a team-oriented work environment with competitive compensation and benefit package. Please submit letter, resume, references and salary requirement for consideration.
    Job is open until filled. All inquiries will be handled confidentially
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