Reporting to the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, the Supreme Court Clerk maintains the court’s records, files and documents. The Clerk is also responsible for managing the court’s caseflow, including the preparation of its calendars, arranging for pro tem (temporary) judges and docketing all cases and papers filed. The Clerk supplies attorneys, opposing counsel and other appropriate counsel with copies of Supreme Court briefs, and records attorney admissions to the practice of law in Washington state. The Clerk also rules on costs in each case decided by the court, and may also rule on various other procedural motions. The Clerk directs and coordinates all of the activities of the Clerk’s Office, as outlined below. The Clerk serves at the pleasure of the justices.
Job #A20151111 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate with one to six years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have a degree in computer science, strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and must be members of the Washington Bar. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and graduate/undergraduate transcripts.
Trust & Estate Planning
Job #A20160103 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate level attorney to join our Personal Planning Group. Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must also have one to three years of relevant experience in trust and estate planning and/or an L.L.M. in tax. To be considered, please provide your cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcripts, and three professional references.
Corporate Services Attorney
E-Discovery Services & Strategy
Job #A20160302 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking attorneys to work on an hourly contract basis with responsibilities including conducting due diligence reviews, contract review and drafting, and property lease abstractions. The length of the assignment will vary based on project needs. Candidates must be experienced with corporate transactions, including due diligence and contract review, and should have familiarity with document review platforms. Candidates are required to demonstrate superb attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong customer service skills. Candidates must be admitted to the Washington State Bar and have at least two years of related work experience. Foreign language skills are preferred. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Emerging Companies/Venture Capital Associate
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Job #A20151202 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate with ambition and initiative to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financings, as well as more generally in the areas of M&A, including private equity, and public company securities and reporting work. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and between 3 and 6 years of experience. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Job #A20160309 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking attorneys for document review and discovery-related work on an hourly contract basis. The length of the assignment will vary based on project needs. Candidates ideally should be trained in document review procedures and have expertise in document review platforms and litigation support technologies. Familiarity with the litigation process, including all phases of discovery and trial, and admission to the Washington bar are required. Superb attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and excellent oral and written communication skills are also required. Strong knowledge of litigation support software such as Relativity, Equivio, Concordance, CaseMap, and LiveNote is preferred. Japanese language or other foreign language skills are also preferred. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Trademark & Copyright Associate
Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection
Job #A20160402 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with three to six years of relevant trademark experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name, and advertising practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred.
Our nationally-ranked Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice represents multi-national clients in a wide range of industries, from consumer products, software, industrial manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, forest products and construction, to retail, finance, health care, high technology, biotech, fashion, music, advertising, marketing, and interactive entertainment, as well as start-ups and smaller businesses. The firm has a strong focus on intellectual property practices, and one of the largest trademark practices in the Pacific Northwest.
To be considered, please provide your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcripts.
State of Washington
Dept. of Corrections
invites applications for the position of:
Senior Contracts Attorney
SALARY: $5,212.00 $7,291.00 Monthly
$62,544.00 $87,492.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/08/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/22/16 11:59 PM
ALL the Details can be found here: Careers.wa.gov
Office of the Deputy Secretary Contracts and Regulations
Headquarters Tumwater WA
The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a Senior Contracts Attorney within the Office of the Deputy Secretary Business Services. This is a fulltime, permanent Washington Management Service (WMS) position located at DOC Headquarters in Tumwater,Washington.
If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply directly at careers.wa.gov and attach the following documents to your application:
Current Resume, (chronological, with relevant experience listed).
Minimum of three (3) professional references, (including name, phone number and email address).
Letter of Interest, (no more than two (2) pages, indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this position.
We are looking for evidence in your application materials that you have the experience, skills, and abilities indicated in this job posting. Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements of this position may be invited to interview. Carefully review your application before
submitting. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the application materials submitted.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
he United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington is accepting applications from experienced attorneys to fill positions as Assistant United States Attorneys in the Civil Division of its Seattle office.
Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. Justice fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential.
Thank you for your help in disseminating these vacancy announcements. These and other current attorney vacancy announcements can be found on the Department’s legal careers website at: https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/attorneys-vacancies?position=1.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I, Family Support Division, Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney
The Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has an opening for a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I in its Family Support Division. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide professional legal services to the State Division of Child Support. Specifically, a DPA I:
· litigates child support actions as assigned
· establishes support orders, back support judgments, enforces valid child support orders, responds to pleadings or court actions to defend or protect the State interests, and files modification actions as required
· manages appeals of cases in assigned caseload
· evaluates income information for purposes of establishing child support obligations and/or obligations for past child support
· effectively manages assigned caseload in a timely and professional manner
The work location is Everett, Washington. This is a full-time position with generous benefits. For more information and to access the online application, please click this link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/snohomish. Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. For more information, please contact Serena Hart, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Family Support, at 425-388-7298.
Foster Pepper PLLC, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading law firms in downtown Seattle, is seeking a litigation associate with one to three years of experience to join our team of talented professionals in the Seattle office.
The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials and experience with commercial litigation and/or intellectual property. Clerkships experience is beneficial. The firm will consider candidates who are interested in relocating from other areas of the country.
To inquire about this position or to submit your resume, please click here to submit your application and materials to Bethany Brown, Manager, Attorney Recruitment & Professional Development.
Foster Pepper’s Investment Management practice is seeking a highly motivated junior to mid-level associate (two to three years post qualification experience) to join our team of talented professionals in the Seattle office.
This is a unique opportunity to work alongside the Investment Management practice’s attorneys and staff in counseling and advising our highly acclaimed set of clients in connection with their investments in a wide range of complex alternative investments, domestic and international private equity and hedge fund investments, real estate transactions and investment management agreements. In addition, the associate will work on other legal matters impacting our clients, including the impact of applicable domestic and foreign laws and regulations relating to alternative investments.
The candidate must have at least two years of experience at a major law firm in the United States, in investment management, private equity, securities and other financial and alternative investment transactions. Comfort with drafting complex documents, acute attention to detail and strong negotiation skills are required, as well as actively participating on conference calls with clients and eventually negotiating key terms and structuring of the investments with sponsor or opposing counsel. The candidate must also have a JD from an accredited law school and be admitted to practice in the United States. Admission to the Washington bar is desired but not required.
Foster Pepper PLLC seeks a Section 103 tax attorney to join its Pacific Northwest Public Finance practice. The practice involves advising a variety of clients on Section 103 tax issues, federal tax credit transactions (e.g., low-income housing, new markets, and renewable energy tax credits), 501(c)(3) issues, and Indian tribal finance matters.
Foster Pepper’s Public Finance practice is nationally recognized and we are well-known by issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, and bond issuers. We regularly serve as bond counsel to issuers in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, including the State of Washington, counties, cities and towns, port districts, public utility districts, housing authorities, school districts, public hospital districts, water and sewer districts, irrigation and reclamation districts, fire protection districts and other municipal and quasi-municipal corporations. In 2015, U.S. News/Best Lawyers survey listed the firm’s Public Finance group as a Seattle Tier 1 practice and a National Tier 2 practice.
Candidates should have a minimum of five years of relevant experience, excellent writing skills, and outstanding academic credentials. LLM and/or experience with tax examinations or voluntary closing agreements would be ideal. Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender expression or identity), political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
CORPORATE TAX ATTORNEY
We are seeking an attorney with at least 10 years of corporate tax experience. Applicants should be comfortable advising clients and other attorneys across a variety of practice areas, including real estate, land use, litigation, bankruptcy and business transactions. Candidates should have superior academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and current WSBA membership. We offer competitive salary, friendly people and a wonderful working environment. Check us out at www.cairncross.com. EOE.
Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.
524 Second Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-2323