Washington State Paralegal Association

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Applicants - Be sure to tell your prospective employer you saw their listing on the WSPA web site!


  • 01/16/2018 12:19 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, LLP -- Seattle

    About The Position

    Full-time Paralegal: Union-side labor law firm in Seattle has need for full-time paralegal in union-represented position. Responsibilities include a combination of project-based paralegal work and support for attorneys with some secretarial document production. Paralegal/legal assistant experience and/or paralegal certificate/degree required. Please send cover letter and resume to helfer@workerlaw.com.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Employment/Labor, Union-side

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to David Helfer, Exec. Director at helfer@workerlaw.com

  • 01/16/2018 12:11 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Beyondsoft Consulting Inc. -- Bellevue
    www.beyondsoft.com

    About The Position

    • Demonstrated experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating the legal terms of a broad range of standard commercial contracts;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organization, cross-group collaboration, and project management skills.
    • Confidence and ability to quickly identify, analyze and develop practical solutions to difficult problems and challenges.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in team situations on a variety of tasks with minimal supervision.
    • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
    • Flexibility and curiosity to learn as the industry and the business evolve.
    • Specific experience in technology a plus, but not required.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Contracts, IP; Corporate; Contract Management

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    College degree or equivalent work experience.

    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 

    Six (6) years or more of experience in a paralegal, contract manager or equivalent position, ideally having some experience in managing a team of support and admin staff.

    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to https://us-careers-beyondsoft.icims.com/jobs/1411/contract-manager-corporate-paralegal/job

  • 01/10/2018 10:13 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

    University of Washington -- Office of Public Records and Open Public Meetings, Seattle

    About The Position

    This position manages program areas, performs tasks and works on projects for open government compliance and its associated support. A small portion of its role is devoted to the office's general management and support of the office's director. The job duties include, but are not limited to, open government compliance support services, central electronic data and document management, office management, and legal and legislative research.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Government

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    Bachelor's Degree

    Education desired: 

    Bachelor's Degree

    Minimum experience: 

    4-5 years

    Experience desired: 

    Paralegal, experience in higher education

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit an application form to Perry Tapper via web application https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szcategory=joblist&szformat=search

     


    Questions? 

    (206) 543-9180

  • 01/03/2018 6:48 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Law Firm of David N. Jolly -- Mount Vernon

    About The Position

    The Law Firm of David N. Jolly is an established law firm in Snohomish, Whatcom, and Skagit Counties and is hiring for a full-time position for our Mount Vernon office. We are committed to professional excellence and development and offer a healthy and positive work environment. We are seeking an individual that is passionate and committed to helping people. Exceptional telephone skills are a must as the Paralegal Assistant will be the first impression to potential clients and court clerk staff. Administrative duties include: calendaring, scheduling, filing, drafting pleadings and correspondence; file reviews, client intake and retention. Other requirements include the following: demonstrates exceptional verbal and written communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office and database entry; strong multitasking skills; can work independently; criminal defense firm or system experience a plus.

    Essential Skills and attributes must also include: ability to accept and assimilate constructive feedback, effectively manage multiple tasks and projects and adapt to change in a professional manger, work independently and as part of a team; computer savvy; excellent attention to detail, highly organized; compassionate and assertive. Fluency in Spanish is a bonus.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Criminal, DUI Defense and Traffic Crimes

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    Associated

    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 

    2 years in DUI or criminal defense

    Experience desired: 

    2-3 years

     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Janean at janean@davidjollylaw.com

  • 12/21/2017 6:24 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Lane Powell -- Seattle
    Lanepowell.com

    About The Position

    A well-established law firm in downtown Seattle is seeking an experienced paralegal to join its Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Paralegals in the highly collaborative Trusts and Estates 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.

    Minimal Candidate Requirements:

    • 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
    • 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

    Bonus requirements:

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

    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.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Probate, Estate Planning

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Permanent

     


    Minimum education: 

    Bachelor's degree and Paralegal Certificate

    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 

    8 years experience

    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to fosterk@lanepowell.com

     


    Questions? 

    206-223-1346

  • 12/21/2017 6:22 PM | WSPA (Administrator)

    Wallis Law Firm -- Tacoma

    About The Position

    Experienced Paralegal (Downtown Tacoma)

    Experienced litigation case manager/paralegal needed in Historic Downtown Tacoma Law Office. Wallis Law Firm, a personal injury and criminal defense law firm, is now hiring.

    Prior paralegal experience is required. Prior insurance industry experience is a plus. Basic requirements include excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and proof reading, as well as proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook.

    This position will entail all aspects of the personal injury process from intake through trial. This position requires a highly-organized person who can multi-task and prioritize paperwork, phone calls, deadlines and is able to resolve problems in a cordial, effective and polite manner.

    The position offers very competitive pay based on experience. If a permanent position is secured then medical benefits, 401k, etc. may be provided. (There is a 90 day grace period for candidates seeking a permanent full time position)

    Please send us your resume and a cover letter addressed to Mr. Wallis via the email link for this listing.

    Area(s) of Specialty: 

    Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

    Full/Part Time: 

    Full time

    Duration: 

    Temporary

     


    Minimum education: 


    Education desired: 


    Minimum experience: 


    Experience desired: 


     


    How to Apply: 

    Applicants should submit a resume to Barry Wallis at barry@wallislawfirm.com

     


    Questions? 

    (253)272-1245

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

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