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  • 01/04/2023 11:22 AM | Anonymous
    Position Description

    With more than 200 attorneys and professional staff, the Seattle City Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law offices in Seattle and is the third largest public law office in the state. Our office is committed to making Seattle a safe, healthy, empowered and thriving community for everyone. We strive to address historical injustices within the court system with self-examination and to pursue justice in Seattle with integrity, creativity, and fairness. We believe working transparently, innovatively, and in collaboration with our partners in the community is necessary to achieve outcomes that promote equity, accountability, and healing.

    Are you passionate about impaired driving? If so, this opportunity may be for you!

    The Seattle Washington Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) works collaboratively with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, other Washington TSRPs, and TSRPs around the nation implementing strategies aimed at reducing alcohol and drugged driving injuries and deaths, as detailed in the Washington Strategic Highway Safety Plan: Target Zero.   The City of Seattle has held a TSRP grant since 2017.

  • 01/04/2023 11:20 AM | Anonymous

    This is an excellent opportunity for a strategic, savvy Policy Analyst to join OLS’ highly skilled, innovative policy team in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. In this role, the Policy Analyst will work on projects that further the development and implementation of Seattle's existing and future labor standards. OLS’ forward-thinking work focuses on policies that advance economic justice, workplace equity, worker well-being, and centers our City’s most vulnerable workers. This work may include legislation, administrative rules, fiscal recommendations, and programs subject to review and approval by policy makers.
     The Policy Analyst plays an important role in promoting workplace equity, protecting the rights of low-wage workers, helping employers comply with labor standards, and advancing racial equity and social justice. This position will work in an independent, self-directed manner with collaboration across the OLS team. Policy Analysts perform extensive policy and legal research, analysis, and writing; conduct stakeholder engagement; create reports, trainings, and outreach materials; provide compliance assistance; apply race and social justice principles to all levels of work.


    Applications for this position will be accepted until 4:00PM PST on Tuesday, January 14th. Here is the job ad / application link:


  • 12/05/2022 7:59 PM | Anonymous

    Assistant Chief Industrial Appeals Judge

    The Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA) is recruiting for an Assistant Chief Industrial Appeals Judge.

    Salary Range:  $120,000 - $123,900, depending on qualifications.  Positions assigned to the Seattle Office receive a 5% premium in addition to the base salary.

    Location:  The BIIA's headquarters is located in Olympia.  The successful applicant may choose an official duty station at a staffed BIIA office in Olympia, Seattle, Spokane, or Yakima (subject to approval by the Chief Judge).  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of BIIA employees are currently teleworking.

    Duties:  Reporting to the Chief Industrial Appeals Judge, this position is one of eight Assistant Chiefs and a member of the agency's Extended Management Team.  Primary responsibilities:

    • Supervise at least six Industrial Appeals Judges. Lead, coach and mentor staff for high-level performance and personal growth.  Evaluate judicial performance and determine and impose appropriate disciplinary or corrective action in consultation with the Chief Judge.  Assist in the interview and hiring process for new staff.  
    • Provide coverage for hearings, mediation, and review.  Review the timeliness and accuracy of written orders, the proper conduct of quasi-judicial hearings, and the proper interpretation of the laws under which proceedings are conducted.  Review Orders on Agreement of Parties and Dismiss Orders for legal sufficiency, and rule on and issue orders on interlocutory appeals.  Timely issue legally correct orders on cases assigned.  
    • Directly contribute to and support the agency's mission, vision and goals.  As a member of the Extended Management Team, actively participate in development and implementation of the agency's strategic plan.  Implement agency-wide initiatives as assigned.  
    • Serve as a member of the Dispute Resolution management group and participate in tactical and strategic management decisions impacting the Dispute Resolution division.
    • Develop policies for program area through active participation with Extended Management Team and division management group.  Implement and apply policy in areas of program responsibility and in performance of supervisory duties.
    • Actively work on internal committees and special assignments to achieve agency improvements and fulfill agency strategic goals.  


    • Juris Doctor
    • Active or judicial membership in the Washington State Bar Association
    • Ability to travel throughout Washington State 
    • Five years' experience practicing law in Washington state with an emphasis in workers' compensation law, WISHA, or other areas of law covered by the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals

    Desired Qualifications:

    • ·        Experience as a hearings, mediation, and review judge with the BIIA
    • ·        Demonstrated excellence performing work to fulfill the BIIA's mission 
    • ·        Experience in public sector management
    • ·        Supervisory experience
    • ·        Mentoring experience
    • ·        Experience showing excellent teamwork
    • ·        Strong legal skills and experience
    • ·        Strong leadership skills and experience
    • ·        Strong interpersonal skills and experience
    • ·        Adaptability
    • ·        Public speaking or teaching skills and experience

    To Apply:  You may view the job announcement and apply online at

    Closing Date:  12/21/22

    Please contact Christy Sterling, HR Manager, at or 360-753-6823, ext. 1123 if you have any questions.

  • 12/05/2022 7:57 PM | Anonymous


    Hearings Examiner (HE2) (Details here)


    $66,420.00-$87,144.00 Annually


    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.

    Some of what you will do:

    • Perform legal research by using electronic research tools.
    • Analyze relevant law and determine the application of law to the facts.
    • Review audio and video evidence.
    • Create and type final orders with findings of fact and conclusions of law rescinding or sustaining the department’s actions.
    • Preside over telephonic adjudicative hearings/interviews to establish a lawfully completed record.
    • Knowledgeably and decisively verbalize on the audio record various rulings on motions and evidentiary objections.
    • Read and analyze briefs, motions, and department records.

  • 12/05/2022 7:55 PM | Anonymous

  • 10/27/2022 8:47 PM | Anonymous

    The University of Washington is hiring an attorney for an investigator position.  The position is for an internal investigator at the University.  A link to the posting is below.



  • 10/27/2022 8:47 PM | Anonymous

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is inviting applications for a Smart Justice Policy Manager or Counsel

  • 10/27/2022 8:45 PM | Anonymous

    Summary of Duties

    This employment opportunity will remain open until filled. The Thurston County Public Defense Department reserves the right to close this recruitment at any time.


    Thurston County Public Defense Mission:

    "To Defend and Protect Our Clients' Constitutional Rights, One Person at a Time"


    Thurston County Public Defense is currently recruiting for four (4) Defense Attorneys.
    • Two (2) full-time regular positions with immediate placement in the Superior Court Unit for felony representation. 
    • Two (2) full-time project positions with an end date of December 31, 2024, with immediate placement in the District Court Unit for misdemeanor representation.
    Depending upon qualifications, the successful applicants will be placed either at a Defense Attorney II or Defense Attorney III level. The Defense Attorney III is distinguished by years of experience and the responsibility to handle both adult and juvenile felony and misdemeanor caseloads.
    Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Manages a full felony, misdemeanor, and gross misdemeanor caseload (depending on unit assignment).
    • Reviews police reports, interviews witnesses, works with the court and Prosecutor to resolve cases. Appropriately utilizes non-attorney professional services.
    • Reviews reports from DSHS, interviews appropriate parties, works with the attorney generals office, case workers, social workers, experts, court personnel to resolve cases.
    • Performs a variety of legal office work, prepares appropriate legal pleadings, does necessary research, maintains required statistical information.
    • Prepares cases for trial, pre-trial and post-trial hearings and/or please bargains the cases with the Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.
    • Assists other attorneys in matters of trial strategy, tactics and legal research and analysis.
    • Handles miscellaneous calendar duties such as arraignment calendars, initial appearance calendars and interpreter calendars.
    What we offer our employees:
    • Work-Life Balance: We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle. 
    • Plan For Your Future: As a member of our team, you will enjoy great employee benefits, including a retirement plan, pre-tax savings accounts, as well as comprehensive health care and dental/vision care for you and your family.  Please visit Benefits 2022 Thurston County Employee Benefit Plans website for more information.  
    • Paid Leave: Full-time regular employees earn a minimum of 12 paid vacation days per year in addition to 11 paid holidays
    • Robust Training Program: Employees are encouraged to attend County paid training to help them further their career, learn new skill sets, and stay on top of emerging trends in our industry.  We also encourage our staff to participate in professional organizations and attend conferences.  
    • Flexible Work Schedules:  Some of the options that employees may take advantage of include alternative or compressed schedules and/or remote working.
    • Deferred Compensation: The County offers 3 voluntary deferred compensation plans for employees who would like to set aside additional deferred tax dollars into a retirement savings plan. 
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Employees can take advantage of Section 125 flexible spending accounts for out-of-pocket health care and daycare expenses with pre-tax dollars.
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness:  This is a federal program which allows full-time public service employees who have made 120 qualifying payments for certain loans, to get their student loans repaid.  Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    Why you’ll love it here:
    Thurston County is located between Seattle and Portland in Western Washington’s South Puget Sound Region. Perched in between the mountains and the ocean, the area boasts the perfect blend of year-round outdoor activities including boating, hiking, skiing, and more. The region is also home to the state capitol city of Olympia, known for its many restaurants, microbreweries, coffee shops, farmer’s markets, kids’ activities, history, and art events. Discover more about life in Thurston County at Qualifications
    • Graduation from an ABA accredited school of law and must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association 
    • Knowledge of all criminal rules of Washington State, techniques of interviewing and preparation and defense of all variety of criminal cases, with emphasis on felonies.
    • Knowledge of RCW 13.34, good communication with parents, legal custodians and guardians.
    • Ability to perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence, and precedents to legal problems.
    • Present law, facts, evidence and arguments clearly and logically in written and oral form.
    • Work harmoniously and maintain good public relations.
    • Defense Attorney 2 - Two years of practice as an attorney with criminal trial experience or its equivalent.
    • Defense Attorney 3 - Ten years of practice as an attorney with a minimum of three years trial experience in the trial of criminal cases.
    Other Position Related Information

    Questions about this position?
    For more information about this position, please contact Mia Pagnotta, (360) 786-5868.

    This position is:
    - NOT represented by a Union
    - NOT eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    - Eligible for benefits

    Items required for consideration:
    - Application
    - Letter of Interest
    - Resume
    - Supplemental Questionnaire (Question 1 and 2)
    - Applicant Disclosure Form (Pursuant to RCW Section 43.43.830) (Questions 4-8)

  • 10/27/2022 8:44 PM | Anonymous

    Multiple Locations: Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA • Redwood City, CA, USA • Austin, TX, USA • Seattle, WA, USA

    Remote Work Option:Yes

    Requisition Number:176156

    Date Opened:2022-10-13

    Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

    Compensation and Benefits Attorney

    Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

    We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

    We are looking for a Compensation and Benefits Attorney to provide primary support on a wide range of compensation and employee benefits matters. You will report to EA's Vice President, Legal Affairs. We are flexible as to which EA office you work from on a hybrid basis and we will consider fully remote for the right candidate.

    Join us in driving the next revolution in games.


    • You will advise on executive and broad-based compensation plans and programs and assist with the preparation of Compensation Committee materials and related corporate governance matters.
    • You will partner closely with internal stakeholders on short- and long-term incentive plans, periodic SEC executive compensation disclosures, annual Compensation Discussion & Analysis, Say-on-Pay, stockholder proposals, and other proxy disclosures.
    • You will provide legal support for equity compensation plans and programs and the stock administration team, including oversight of international stock plan compliance matters.
    • You will partner with the People Experience team on the legal requirements for employee benefit plans and programs (including 401(k), health and welfare, deferred compensation, leave of absence, severance, and other benefits).
    • You will provide legal support for the global benefits team, including review of plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and employee communications, and assist with routine and ad hoc reporting.
    • You will advise on compensation and benefits matters for M&A transactions.


    • Practicing attorney with 5+ years' experience in Compensation and Benefits law in a law firm and/or in-house legal department.
    • Knowledge of and experience with ERISA, HIPAA, federal tax and securities laws, including IRC, '33 and '34 Acts, Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank is required, and general familiarity with applicable foreign laws related to employee stock plans is preferable.
    • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication and presentation skills.
    • Team player with the ability to collaborate with internal legal colleagues, outside legal advisors, and business partners.
    • Hard working, high integrity, excellent judgment, well organized and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure; flexible and willing to work extended hours when needed.
    • J.D. and State Bar membership required.

    We love to celebrate our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, of course, free video games and more!

    About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

  • 10/27/2022 8:40 PM | Anonymous

    The Spokane County Bar Association (SCBA) and Spokane County Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program(SCBVLP) seek an inspirational and community-minded leader to serve as the Executive Director for both organizations. As a professional membership organization, the SCBA seeks to enhance the integrity and competence of the legal community and to pursue greater access to justice for all county residents. Its companion organization, the SCBVLP, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that recruits volunteer attorneys to provide legal services to low-income residents of the Inland Northwest. The Executive Director will lead and manage both organizations.

    We are looking for a proven leader who is just as comfortable networking with judges and elected officials as s/he is greeting potential clients at low-income legal clinics. The wide range of responsibilities of this position means that the successful candidate can have an immediate and direct impact on the ideal position for someone with a legal background who wants to drive measurable and meaningful progress toward more equitable access to justice for all people in need of legal advice and representation.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    Membership Support and Development

    - Develop strategies for membership recruitment, engagement, and retention; continually and proactively seek information to understand membership expectations and needs using a varietyof methods.

    - Set specific and measurable goals for membership; prepare, evaluate, and adjust strategy and budgets, as needed, to meet them.

    - Manage and promote value-added member benefits, programs, and services; monitor trends and best practices in the industry to propose new ideas to the Board.

    - Lead the planning and execution of various membership events, including the Holiday Party, the Professionalism Dinner, monthly luncheons and socials, and other events.

    - Produce valuable member communications (including Calendar Call newsletter); ensure that membership polls and Judicial Evaluations are completed professionally and transparently.

    - Respond effectively and thoroughly to membership concerns; engage the Board timely regarding complaints and resolutions.

    Community, Partner, and Constituent Relations

    - Implement public relations, social media content, and outreach strategies that promote the important work of SCBA and SCBVLP, including brand development, collateral materials, advertising, press releases, and participating in interviews.

    - Supervise and support the SCBVLP Coordinator with fundraising and marketing.

    - Proactively build trust-based relationships with the legal community at large, community leaders, legislators and policymakers, partner agencies, volunteers, and other key stakeholders.

    - Cultivate a deep understanding of issues and trends facing the legal industry and those individuals requiring legal assistance, particularly low-income and other marginalized communities; research and ask questions to explore issues, needs, and goals of community partners, volunteers, service providers, and clients.

    - Build partnerships with individuals from many different backgrounds, demonstrating sensitivity to others’ needs, showing empathy, promoting growth, and offering support.

    - Consistently work to combat systemic racism and the effects of harmful institutional practices on historically marginalized communities; champion diversity and inclusion within the SCBA and SCBVLP and support the work of the Systemic Racism Task Force.

    Operational Excellence

    - Provide operational leadership and management of the SCBA and SCBVLP; evaluate performance, compare results, and track relevant data to improve programs and initiatives.

    - Oversee implementation of SCBA and SCBVLP bylaws, policies, resolutions, and strategic plans.

    - Establish and manage compliant and effective human resources in order to attract, develop, and retain talented individuals; nurture a work environment where employees can realize their full potential. This includes hiring, coaching, evaluating, discipline/terminations, training, professional development, and setting compensation within budgetary parameters.

    - Develop, monitor, and enhance operational workflows and administrative policies, processes, and systems to achieve desired outcomes and goals. Use best practices related to:

    o Records retention (physical and electronic)

    o Maximizing the use of available technology to support operational efficiencies

    o Keeping required licenses, registrations, and reports current and complete

    o Managing and protecting the organizations’ intellectual property

    o Payroll management and oversight

    - Create and execute processes related to the financial integrity of the SCBA and SCBVLP, including maintaining all contracts, bank accounts, insurance policies, grants, capital purchases, and leases; ensure accurate tax returns are timely filed.

    Board of Trustee Effectiveness

    - Attend and participate in monthly and special meetings of the Board of Trustees; communicate timely, accurate information to the Board in order to promote efficient meetings and informed decisions. This includes, among other things:

    o Annual budget approval and monthly fiscal reports

    o Strategic and operational outcomes, including membership turnover/retention, staff turnover/retention, barriers to achieving strategic and/or operational goals

    - Assist the Board in developing and refreshing a long-term strategic plan; ensure that the strategic plan has specific, measurable goals that are regularly reported to the Board.

    - Collaborate with Board to support Officer and Trustee recruitment, conduct elections, and  engage in ongoing orientation and development.

    Position Qualifications:

    Required Education/Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the legal field.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation/public speaking.
    • Outstanding community engagement skills with demonstrated experience in building strong partnerships and networks.
    • Ability to multitask and successfully manage competing priorities.
    • Mission-driven mindset with an aptitude for teambuilding and collaboration.
    • Technology-savvy, including use of Microsoft Office applications.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Juris doctor highly preferred.
    • Experience supervising and mentoring staff.
    • Experience creating and managing an operational budget.
    • Experience seeking grant funding, writing applications, and managing program performance.
    • Nonprofit leadership experience.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion;

    Certified Diversity Executive or Certified Diversity Professional designation a plus.

    Physical Abilities:

    Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to:

    • Sit for prolonged periods of time;
    • Stand, walk and climb stairs;
    • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination

    including use of a computer keyboard;

    • Utilize advanced verbal and written communication to exchange information;
    • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors;
    • Occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist.

    Work Environment:

    While performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is exposed to an office environment whose conditions and noise levels are atypical. Currently, the office location is a small, semi-private partitioned space. The din of office noise is fairly constant. The ability to multi-task in this very fast-paced environment is an integral part of this position.


    Comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, parking reimbursement, and retirement contribution. Salary range: $72,000 - $95,000 DOE.

    To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Application review begins immediately.