Job Listings


  • 03/27/2023 4:09 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Are you passionate about civil rights work? Do you thrive on the opportunity to be a change agent toward equity?  If that is you, then bring your drive, innovation, and expertise to work every day to play a critical role in advocating for justice and equity for our workplace and for those served by DSHS.

     

    The Office of Justice and Civil Rights (OJCR) within the Office of the Secretary is seeking team member knowledgeable of federal and state civil rights laws to guide, consult and support DSHS and the community on civil rights activities and functions. This is an exciting opportunity for a meaningful career where your knowledge, innovation, experience, competence, and passion around for civil rights work will help and support our mission to Transform Lives.   

     

    In this role, you will assist in providing strategic and innovative leadership for the OJCR Investigations Unit supporting the effective operations of the Investigations Unit. You will provide statewide strategic direction, consultation, plan, manage, conduct, and coordinate all aspects of employee allegations of misconduct. You will report to the Chief Investigator and assist in developing and presenting training and prevention work for internal and external customers and may be called upon to testify before an arbitrator, Personnel Resources Board, civil trial, or other related tribunals. You will use your expert knowledge of civil rights laws to triage incoming allegations and assess whether a further investigation by the OJCR is appropriate. You will be challenged to think outside the box and improve upon existing processes and procedures in conducting meaningful investigations.  You will follow and may develop best practices to create an influential program supportive of the agency’s mission and culture. 

    Details and to apply


  • 03/22/2023 4:07 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Announcement of Appellate Law Clerk Opportunity Judge J. Michael (“Mike”) Díaz, of the Washington Court of Appeals, Division One, is seeking to hire a term law clerk to start on August 16, 2024. The term will end on or about August 15, 2026. Judge Diaz will begin accepting applications on June 1, 2023 and will consider applications beginning on June 12, 2023, until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted, if possible, the week of June 19, with hiring offers to be made in early July.

    The Court of Appeals handles appeals from Washington courts of general jurisdiction in all areas of law, including criminal, civil, and domestic matters. Judge Díaz seeks applicants with varied personal and professional backgrounds, who are interested in rigorous legal research and precise legal writing, in a collaborative and collegial environment. Candidates must be law school graduates or have completed the APR 6 law clerk program (or equivalent). Practicing attorneys are encouraged to apply. The law clerk salary is subject to state law and law clerks also receive state employee benefits.

    On or after June 1, 2023, please submit application materials electronically to Angela Ver Hoeve, at Angela.VerHoeve@courts.wa.gov, subject line “Application for Clerkship - Judge Diaz – 2024-2026 TERM.” Applications should include the following: a letter of interest; a current resume; a writing sample (up to 12 pages); and three professional references or letters of recommendation.

  • 03/22/2023 3:52 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Leonard Feldman has been appointed to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division One, and is accepting law clerk applications for varying terms depending on applicant interest and availability. Applicants should indicate their date of availability – May 1, 2023 (preferred) or August 15, 2023 – and whether they are seeking employment through August 15, 2023, 2024, or 2025. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis starting immediately. 

    The Court of Appeals handles appeals from Washington courts of general jurisdiction in all areas of law, including criminal, civil, and domestic matters. Judge Appointee Feldman seeks applicants with varied personal and professional backgrounds, who are interested in rigorous legal research and precise legal writing, in a collaborative and collegial environment. Candidates must be law school graduates or have completed the APR 6 law clerk program (or equivalent). Practicing attorneys are encouraged to apply. The current salary for law clerks working in King County is $75,449. Law clerks also receive state employee benefits.

              Please submit application materials electronically to Liz Jackson, at liz.jackson@courts.wa.gov. Applications should include the following: a letter of interest; a current resume; an academic transcript; a writing sample (up to 12 pages); and two professional references or letters of recommendation.


  • 03/22/2023 3:43 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Position:         Health Law Judge - Hearings Examiner 3 (HE3) Multiple Positions (DOH7111)

    Division-Office: DOH – Center for Facilities, Risk, & Adjudication - ASU JUDICIAL

    Location:        Tumwater, WA

    Salary: $6105– $8216 Monthly

     

    As a Health Law Judge (HE3), you’ll be supporting the Department’s mission to protect public health by providing efficient, fair, impartial, and consistent adjudicative process for all litigants. As a member of the Adjudicative Services Office (ASO), Health Law Judges (HLJs) conduct judicial proceedings and function as presiding officers in cases where the disciplining authority is either the Secretary of Health or one of the various Boards or Commissions, which regulate healthcare practitioners or facilities, Certificate of Need, WIC and other Department of Health programs.

    Required Qualifications.

     

    • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited Law School
    • Admission to the Washington State Bar Association and in good standing.
    • Three (3) years of litigation, trial practice or judicial experience in the past seven years.

     

    NOTE: Trial practice is defined as frequent appearances as an attorney in a court of general jurisdiction or an administrative law tribunal. Judicial experience is defined as experience as a judge in a court of general jurisdiction or an administrative law tribunal in which the rules of evidence are applied.


  • 03/22/2023 11:13 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Centro Legal’s Workers’ Rights Practice provides comprehensive legal services to low-wageworkers facing wage theft, discrimination, retaliation, and other violations of workplace rights.

    Centro Legal also works closely with low-wage worker organizers and worker centers to offer legal services and legal rights education in support of collective efforts to improve working conditions.

     Access a variety of opportunities at this link:

    https://www.centrolegal.org/careers/

  • 03/22/2023 11:12 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has several job vacancies posted, and we would like to ask you to share these opportunities with your network or membership. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Thank you!

     

    Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – end date 12/31/2023 (2 positions)

    Deputy Prosecuting Attorney – end date 12/31/2024 (4 positions)

    Business Applications Technician II

    Legal Assistant I (part-time)


  • 03/22/2023 11:10 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    MacDonald, Hoague & Bayless (MHB) is one of Seattle’s oldest Civil Rights and Immigration Law firms.Located in downtown Seattle, MHB is committed to providing an excellent work environment andfostering a workplace committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.Our Immigration department is recruiting for an Immigration Associate Attorney!

    Responsibilities:

     Managing employment-based nonimmigrant visa matters (H, L, E, O, P, TN), family and employment-based immigrant visa matters (EB-2/ EB-3 PERM, EB-1 multinational manager/executive, outstanding researcher, extraordinary ability, and National Interest Waivers), and naturalization cases

     Developing strategy and drafting complex filings in support of varied matters including RFE responses

     Researching, analyzing, and applying regulations and procedure in immigration matters

     Communicating regularly with clients regarding case preparation, case processing issues, and case strategy

     Supervising the work of paralegal and legal assistant staff

    Requirements:

     Two or more years of immigration attorney experience handling employment and/or family- based matters strongly preferred

     Experience in removal, federal court litigation, and analysis of immigration consequences of crime are a plus

     Strong organizational, communication, and writing skills

     Ability to build strong working relationships with clients and staff

     Experience in managing a varied caseload in a high paced environment

     Ability to identify legal issues, analyze facts, and determine appropriate case strategies

     A strong interest in following immigration policy developments

     Enthusiasm for growth, receptive to constructive feedback, and open-minded

     Technically adept – strong basic computer skills, familiarity with immigration-related computer

    systems/tools

     Self-starter, capable of working independently and collaboratively in a team environment

    Employment requirements: Upon hire, you must provide proof of 1) Your eligibility to legally work in the

    US; and 2) Your COVID full vaccination status.

    Benefits – You are our most important asset! We offer the following:

     12 holidays

     Hybrid role

     4 weeks of PTO

     Longevity bonus

     Subsidized Orca card

     Life and Disability Insurance

     $500 employee referral bonus

     Full coverage for medical, dental and vision

     401(K) retirement plan with company contribution after a year of employment

    Salary: $100,000 - $110,000 yearly Depending on Experience

    As a continued promise to our commitment of creating a diverse environment, MHB is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

    Please send your resume and cover letter (optional) to Carmen Carrillo at CarmenC@mhb.com

    We are excited to meet you and work together on the fight for social justice and equality!


  • 03/22/2023 11:09 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Smith + Malek, PLLC is a mid-sized firm seeking an attorney with 1+ year(s) of experience to join our real estate and business law focused civil litigation practice. Strong research and writing skills and attention to detail are required. Prior courtroom experience is preferred. The salary range is $110,000 to $180,000 per year depending on experience. Additionally, eligible attorneys can participate in profit-sharing. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, short/long term disability, parental leave, paid time off, and 401K retirement plan with employer match. This position can be based out of our Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, or Boise office. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, references, writing sample, and law school transcript to contact@smithmalek.com.

  • 02/23/2023 9:59 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is inviting applications for a Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney

  • 02/23/2023 9:56 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    As our Hearings Examiner you will preside over administrative hearings to adjudicate disputes between licensees and the Department, under Title 46 RCW.  Working under tight deadlines with flexibility and agility you will perform legal research by using electronic research tools, analyze relevant law, and determine the application of law to the facts. You will exercise final decision-making authority when presiding over administrative hearings. As the Hearings Examiner, you will frequently determine the admissibility of evidence, direct procedural protocol, authorize issuance of subpoenas, rule on motions and objections, and consider all evidence and legal argument to determine whether the Department’s remedial sanctions against drivers are lawful.

    For all the details and how to apply