Job Listings

  • 03/21/2024 9:32 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)
    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is pleased to offer full-time, permanent Staff Attorney and Legal Advocate openings in the following programs across our Granger, Seattle, Tacoma and Wenatchee locations:

    Staff Attorneys - Unaccompanied Children Program (Seattle and Wenatchee, WA)

    (minimum annual salary  $78,132 to maximum $143,504, depending on experience)

    Staff Attorney - Citizenship and Naturalization Unit (Seattle)

    (minimum annual salary  $80,771 to maximum $143,504, depending on experience  )

    Legal Advocates - Unaccompanied Children Program (Granger, Tacoma, and Wenatchee, WA)

    (minimum $36.55 per hour to maximum $62.21 per hour)

    We are also hiring for a: 

    Temporary Front Desk Coordinator / Office Manager (Wenatchee, WA)

    (minimum $36.55 per hour to maximum $62.21 per hour)

    Most positions require bilingual language skills. 

    Compensation includes generous benefits--such as fully-paid medical and dental insurance for individual coverage; automatic employer contributions to a 403b; generous time off; basic life & AD&D and LTD insurance; etc. 

    Please see specific job descriptions, including benefit details and links to apply, on our Careers page

    Applications requested by April 3, 2024, but will be accepted until positions are filled.

  • 03/21/2024 9:31 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Job title: Construction & Design Associate 

    Location: Seattle, WA

    Application link:

    Job description:

    About Stoel Rives and the Real Estate Practice

    With approximately 45 attorneys, Stoel Rives has one of the largest real estate and construction practices on the west coast. Our attorneys pride themselves on providing companies in the real estate development industry with strategic and practical legal advice. As a member of the Real Estate and Construction team, you can look forward to being part of a dynamic practice with other lawyers and professionals who thrive in a stimulating, collaborative environment.

    Role Overview

    The Seattle office of Stoel Rives is seeking an associate with 2+ years of sophisticated construction law experience for its Construction and Design subgroup. You will work on a number of construction and design contracts, using different project delivery systems, as well as a wide variety of litigation matters related to construction projects, both public and private.

    Members of our team can expect to benefit from involvement in the local business community and major development projects, high quality mentoring and training, cross-office collaboration, and meaningful client contact. 

    The Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role

    We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all of these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have most of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    •               2+ years of sophisticated construction law experience, including on industrial, multi-family, commercial, and large residential development matters;
    •               Strong interpersonal skills such as ability to develop and nurture relationships with colleagues, clients and industry partners;
    •               Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    •               Detail orientation and pride in your work;
    •               Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;
    •               Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn;
    •               Self-motivation and desire to build a positive reputation for yourself and your firm;
    •               A commitment to client service and team success;
    •               Prior clerkship experience at the appellate or federal level;
    •               JD from an accredited university; and
    •               Active membership in or commitment to applying for the Washington State Bar.

    Stoel Rives: Part of Our Team

    A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?”  At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm.  We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.

    How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives: Compensation, Benefits, and More! 

    The pay range for this position in the State of Washington is $195,000 - $245,000; however, the base compensation presented to a candidate may vary based on skills and overall experience. This information is provided per Washington’s Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. This salary range is based on market location.

    In addition to base compensation, Stoel Rives has a total rewards program that includes an annual discretionary bonus and rich benefits offerings.  For example, our benefits offerings include paid family & medical leave (and an on/off-ramp program for expecting parents), unlimited PTO, a flexible schedule program, remote work options, and a sabbatical program for eligible attorneys.  We also offer competitive and robust medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, AD&D, EAP, FSA, and Voluntary Life, ADD, and LTC options.  We also provide a generous firm-contributed health savings account and a pre-tax transportation/parking plan.  To help meet billable hour expectations, we also allow up to 50 hours of billable credit for diversity, equity, and inclusion-related activities, as well as an additional up to 50 hours for pro bono activities.  

    We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and job satisfaction.  

    What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment

    Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle.

    We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities.

  • 03/21/2024 9:30 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Washington Appellate Project, is seeking a Staff Attorney. They are a nonprofit that provides high quality representation to indigent clients appealing criminal convictions, civil commitments, or terminations of parental rights.

    Here is a link to the job posting:

  • 03/10/2024 1:38 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)


    King County Superior Court is seeking qualified applicants for a Family Law Court Commissioner position.  The Court is one of the nation's largest trial courts, serving the country's 12th most populous county.  Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, King County Superior Court is nationally recognized for innovation.

    Family Law Commissioners' duties, in accordance with RCW 2.24.040, RCW 7.105, .580, RCW 26.12.060, RCW 28A.225.095, and RCW 13.04.021, include, but are not limited to, presiding over matters pertaining to Family and/or Juvenile Law and Civil Commitments. Family Law Commissioners hear matters involving self-represented persons as well as persons who are represented; and perform other related duties as assigned by the Presiding Judge.

    This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime eligible. This position is at-will and serves at the pleasure of the court.

    Who May Apply: This position is open to attorneys licensed to practice in Washington State.  Applications may be placed on an eligibility list for future recruitments.
    Work Schedule:  The hours of work may vary but are typically between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at one of the King County Superior Court facilities, with additional reading required outside of regular court hours.

    Work Location: This position may serve in any of the King County Superior Court facilities: King County Courthouse - 516 3rd Ave, Seattle WA 98104; Patricia Clark Children and Family Justice Center – 1211 E. Alder, Seattle, WA 98122; Maleng Regional Justice Center, 401 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032.

    Additional Materials Required:  Please include a resume and cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the requirements for this position.  The following additional documents are required:

    • Confirmation of Citizenship form, per RCW  2.24.010 
    • WSBA Release 
    • Criminal Records Background Check form
    Electronic versions of these documents may be found at the link below, under "Commissioner Applicants."

    These materials are supplemental to your application. You must still completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you include relevant information only on the resume or cover letter, or if you reference "see resume" on your application.
    Please note that you can attach multiple documents to your application. You may:
       1) Copy and paste one or more documents into the text resume section of your application, OR
       2) Attach multiple documents/files in the attachment section of your application.

    Job Duties

    Family Law Commissioners hear family law matters, including but not limited to the following issues:

    • Temporary orders, including parenting plans, support, property distribution, and additional issues.
    • Adequate cause for modification of parenting plans
    • Determination of parentage 
    • Child custody 
    • Restraining orders 
    • Civil Protection Orders 
    • Contempt and enforcement
    • Dissolutions of marriage 
    • Legal separations 
    • Other matters as assigned by the Presiding Judge

    Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

    Required Experience, Qualifications, and Knowledge:
    Applicants must meet the U.S. citizenship requirements of RCW 2.24.010. Membership in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association, with no history of discipline by the Washington State Bar Association, is required.  Must be able to use a personal computer and Microsoft Office programs.

    Knowledge of the judicial system, including applicable law and King County local rules, statutes, legal principles and case precedents, court procedures, King County Superior Court protocols, and King County Superior Court calendaring practices is required.  The ability to objectively identify, analyze, and interpret legal issues, principles, and arguments, direct and control courtroom proceedings in a decisive, orderly, and equitable manner, communicate orally and in writing in a concise and effective manner, exercise appropriate judicial temperament and demeanor, and effectively handle pressure in difficult and unexpected situations by responding in a calm and rational manner, is required. The ability to effectively manage a high-volume court calendar, including the requisite reading and preparation, is required. The ability to proficiently use court-based technology programs, including KC Script and SCOMIS, is required.

    Family Law Commissioner: At least 50% of the applicant's current practice and a minimum of five years of recent experience must be in the area of family law under RCW Title 26; one year or more of experience in the area of Civil Protection Orders under RCW 7.105 (26.50); or experience deemed as equivalent. Familiarity with King County Family Law rules and practice is required.

    Supplemental Information

    Special requirements:  The ability to reliably travel throughout the county is required, including to the King County Courthouse - 516 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, and the Maleng Regional Justice Center - 401 4th Avenue N., Kent, WA 98032 on occasion. Finalists are subject to the Washington State Patrol criminal background check and a reference check. Criminal background records are not automatically disqualifying.

    King County Superior Court is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
    No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation.

    Selection process:  Application materials will be screened for qualifications and offers will be made to the most competitive candidates.
    Union membership:  This position is at-will and is not represented by a union.
    If you have questions regarding this position, please call King County Superior Court Human Resources at (206) 477-1536.

  • 03/10/2024 1:37 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Legislative Analyst (Remote Eligible)

    Closing date: 03/17/2023

    Salary: $94,199 - $122,459 per year


    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking two legislative analysts to join its Legislative Analysis and Services Section (LASS). These legislative analysts will contribute to the Office of Legislative Information Services’ mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.


    The legislative analyst applies specialized knowledge in multiple subject areas (e.g., criminal law, environmental law and regulation, international law, etc.) and comprehensive knowledge of the operations, rules, procedures, and organization of the United States Congress to the analysis of Federal legislation. Using these analytical skills, the legislative analyst will write authoritative summaries of Federal legislation in assigned areas. These summaries are mandated by statute and are utilized as authoritative resources by lawmakers, policymakers, academics, and members of the public who are seeking accurate, objective descriptions of both new and amended Federal legislation. Given the variable nature of workloads and congressional focus, successful legislative analysts are able to apply their critical skills to unfamiliar subject areas as needed.


    CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS is a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill.


    CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.


    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce that ensures the Service is well positioned to anticipate and meet the information and analytical research needs of a 21st-century Congress.


    Interested applicants must apply online at USAJOBS        
    Please help us improve our recruitment efforts by letting us know how you heard about the position. This question is asked in the application process. 

  • 03/10/2024 1:35 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service. We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice.  To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website at

  • 03/10/2024 1:34 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Paid Fellowship ($6,300) Available through Laurel Rubin Farmworker Justice Project.

    Northwest Justice Project Farmworker Unit seeks summer interns to join a team of experienced attorneys and outreach specialists in serving migrant farm workers throughout the state of Washington. Interns will join labor camp outreach, community engagement and legal advocacy efforts to further farmworker justice in the State.

    Law students will work with attorneys on ongoing cases, which include claims of farmworker sexual harassment, discrimination, pesticide safety, wage theft, labor rights and the H-2A temporary visa program. Northwest Justice Project is the LSC funded staffed Legal Services program for Washington State. The internship runs for 10 weeks.

    Interns may also have the opportunity to work on cases or campaigns associated with the Campesina Digna project. The Campesina Digna project builds capacity for individual farmworkers and their communities to combat rampant workplace sexual violence and harassment affecting farmworkers in Washington. Campesina Digna integrates legal education, litigation, and increased access to victim services to secure justice for survivors of sexual harassment, create a safe work environment for all farmworkers, and ultimately change the culture of the agricultural industry in rural Washington communities by ending tolerance for sexual violence in the workplace.


    Commitment to farmworker and racial justice.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    The ability to work independently and cooperatively with different types of people.

    Spanish language proficiency.


    Fellowship funding of $6,300 will be paid on an hourly basis at $18.00/hour available for several positions in Yakima and Wenatchee through the Laurel Rubin Farmworker Justice Fellowship.

    APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and writing sample to

    Email any questions to Michele Besso at

  • 03/01/2024 9:29 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)


    $77,616.00 - $138,360.00 Annually


    Thurston County – Lacey, WA

    Job Type


    Remote Employment


    Job Number



    Utilities and Transportation Commission


    Administrative Law

    Opening Date


    Closing Date

    3/24/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

    Administrative Law Judge (multiple positions)

    Range of Consideration: $77,616 - $138,360 annually 

    (Exempt Management Service - Band 3)


    These positions are exempt from civil service rules.


    An initial review of applications will begin on March 8, 2024, with a second review scheduled for March 15, 2024. It is recommended that you submit your application materials prior to this date for consideration. 

    UTC reserves the right to render a hiring decision and/or choose to close or extend this recruitment at any given time.

    Hybrid: Although this is a hybrid opportunity, the successful incumbent must reside within Washington state.


    Travel: Occasional travel during and outside normal work hours throughout the state for public meetings or hearings related to commission filings may be required.


    The Opportunity:
    The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) is looking to fill two (2) Administrative Law Judge positions within the Administrative Law Division. These are full-time exempt positions that manage a variety of legal proceedings relating to regulation of utility and transportation companies.

    The Administrative Law Division is responsible for addressing legal issues presented to the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) for resolution. The position’s duties and responsibilities contribute to achieving the UTC’s goals of protecting public safety and ensuring utility and transportation company service rates, terms, and conditions are fair, just, reasonable, and sufficient.

  • 02/28/2024 10:27 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Schroeter Goldmark & Bender represents and advocates for people who have been injured, discriminated against, sexually harassed, deprived of wages, or otherwise harmed by a company or organization. We believe ordinary citizens need a first-rate legal team working for them when it comes to protecting their rights and fighting powerful defendants. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, and smart 2L law student with a diverse background, experiences, and ideas to join our team.

    Our summer program is designed to give law students exposure to all aspects of our plaintiff trial practice. Interns work alongside experienced attorneys and will learn about a variety of practice areas, clients, and our firm culture. Opportunities will include research, writing, and observation of litigation events, including depositions, hearings, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals. 

    Selection Criteria

    When considering candidates, we will apply the following criteria:

    • Class of 2025 J.D. student;

    • An interest in the firm’s practice areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, civil rights, and employment on behalf of plaintiffs;

    • Strong academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication and advocacy skills;

    • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and a commitment to the highest quality client care and service.

    Application Process

    We will begin to review applications on a rolling basis after February 23, 2024. The application process will remain open until March 4, 2024, or until the summer associate position has been filled. Please submit your letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Terri Weintraub at

    The weekly compensation rate is currently expected to be $1,250/week.

  • 02/28/2024 10:26 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals is recruiting for an Assistant Chief Industrial Appeals Judge.

    Remote work optional!  The official duty station is Olympia, but the Assistant Chief may telework as long as they reside in Washington State.


    The salary range is $128,856 – 138,360 per year.


    The job announcement is posted on here.  The recruitment closes on March 10, 2024.