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  • 05/19/2024 11:27 AM | Anonymous

    Leasing Administrator

    Port of Skagit

    Burlington, Washington

    Salary:  $75,000 - $90,000

    The Port of Skagit is located in Skagit County, Washington, halfway between Seattle, and Vancouver, Canada. The region stands out as cost-competitive, with lower tax rates, industrial land and building costs, and median home prices compared to the nearby major metropolitan areas, and benefits from convenient access by highway, rail, air, and sea, including proximity to three international airports and seaports. Skagit County has a population of approximately 127,000 people, and the region is known as being one of the fastest growing counties in the state. With the San Juan Islands, Mount Baker and the Skagit County farmlands in the region’s backyard, there is plenty of natural beauty to explore, and seasonal events include the famous Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Agriculture is one of the largest industries in Skagit County. Other significant industries include aerospace and marine manufacturing, construction, and health care, as well as retail and services.

    Governed by a board of three commissioners, the Port of Skagit operates on a 2024 budget of $12 million with approximately 36 FTEs, and owns and operates five key facilities: the Skagit Regional Airport, the Bayview Business Park, Watershed Business Park, SWIFT Center and the La Conner Marina. The Real Estate Team is responsible for developing and implementing real estate programs that drive economic growth and improve the Port’s financial performance, while seeking the highest and best use of port properties. The Director of Planning & Development leads the Real Estate Team. A collaborative approach has been highly successful in meeting the long-term needs and goals of the Port. The Leasing Administrator serves as a key participant on the Port’s Real Estate Team and manages the Port’s leasing portfolio, including buildings and land. The Leasing Administrator handles tenant relations and manages the administrative, legal, and promotional elements of the Port’s real estate program.

    Education & Experience:  A two (2) year degree or equivalent in paralegal, legal, real estate, business, finance or related field, a minimum of five (5) years in paralegal, legal, real estate, and/or business management fields, and a valid Washington State driver's license by the time of hire is required.  The ideal candidate would be an experienced paralegal with a background in land use and real estate transactions, who also has interpersonal skills, and enough good judgement to take both initiative and direction when needed.

    Benefits include: Medical, dental, and vision benefits. Washington State PERS. Life and long-term disability insurance. Vacation accrual of 12 days per year (increases with longevity). Sick leave accrual of 8 hours per month. 11 paid holidays.

    For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments"For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Port of Skagit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by June 16, 2024. (Applications reviewed as submitted. The position is open until filled.)

  • 04/29/2024 2:27 PM | Anonymous

    Litigation Paralegal 

    Lorber, Greenfield & Polito, an AV-rated Insurance Defense firm, with offices throughout the Western United States, is seeking a qualified litigation Paralegal for its office in Bellevue.

    Candidates with a minimum of 1 year of experience handling litigation related cases, please submit a letter and resume for consideration.

    Skills we are seeking include document review and management, ability to do research on Westlaw (will train) and also handle all aspects of Discovery, working closely with lead partners and attorneys. Full working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite including Outlook required.  Excel preferred, but not required. Depending on experience level, there may be opportunities to attend and assist with Trial.

    Benefits include, but are not limited to, sign on bonus, medical, dental, life, LTD and Section 125 Plan. AFLAC is also available. Year End Bonus. 401k with Employer Match. CLE.  The salary range: $49,000 - $75,000 (commensurate with experience/negotiable) 

    Interviews commence May 6, 2024. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. This is a hybrid position so there is work required in office and there is also flex time for remote work.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Julie Young:  jyoung@lorberlaw.com

  • 04/24/2024 3:17 PM | Anonymous

    Law Firm in Everett, WA is seeking a full-time experienced paralegal with experience in family law and/or probate. The ideal candidate will be a polished and personable professional with strong organizational skills who can multi-task and prioritize, work independently, problem solve and communicate effectively with team members and clients. 

    You must be a proactive, charismatic team player who enjoys working with clients. Our fast-paced work environment requires strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and strong work ethic. Proficiency with Family Soft required.

    We value excellent work and a supportive collegial environment. Our staff members are critical and valued team members.

    Duties:

    • Start and manage client files following firm’s procedures with supervision from intake through trial preparation and trial. 
    • Responsible for case file maintenance; collecting and organizing documentation from clients, other parties, and entities, etc. 
    • Communicate effectively with clients, courts, expert witnesses and opposing counsel and be responsible for court deadlines.
    • File, organize and manage all client and legal documentation; information must be easily accessible to any member of the team at any time. 
    • Maintain confidential client and firm information in accordance with firm policies.
    • Additional legal and administrative duties as needed.

    Requirements:

    • Able to manage detailed client intake.
    • Self-sufficient in locating and distilling information while asking proactive questions of attorney team members.
    • Strategic decision maker; able to produce high quality work under tight timelines.
    • Strong organizational skills with ability to track and monitor deadlines.
    • Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail.
    • Graceful and effective under pressure in demanding environments. 
    • Proven ability to establish professional relationships with colleagues and external clients.
    • Support the firm’s values in working as part of a team to deliver high quality service.
    • Excellent command of the English language in a written and verbal capacity.
    • Able to learn quickly and adapt to firm’s procedures and policies.
    • Responds well to constructive feedback and able to learn quickly.
    • Strong MS office skills and able to learn new software quickly and independently.

    Salary:

    $60,000 to $70,000/DOE including comprehensive benefits. Full-time work is defined as 37.5 hours per week. 

    Apply:

    Please send your detailed cover letter and resume in PDF format to tarmes@denomillikan.com. Please note, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

  • 04/22/2024 6:34 PM | Anonymous

    Our Mission: Keep Washington Safe and Working!

    Our Values: Customer Focus, One L&I, Respect, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Learning and Growth, Reliability

    Do you enjoy researching torts and want to make a difference for injured workers? Come join the Legal Services Third Party team. 

    This opportunity would allow you to review and analyze injured worker tort claim mediation and settlement requests, obtain supporting and clarifying information for the tort claim, and engage in settlement negotiations where indicated and appropriate with external parties. You would have extensive interaction with internal and external stakeholders.

    You would have a key role in ensuring that the Third Party mediation and settlement program operates efficiently and effectively, achieving the expected outcomes set forth by agency and division leadership. You would also be responsible to make recommendations to their supervisor to support continual process and outcome improvement.

    Duties:

    Some of what you’ll do:

    • Review, analyze and use independent judgment to take appropriate action on assigned tort mediation requests.
    • Ensure proposed settlements meet discretionary criteria.
    • Frequently communicate with injured workers, employers and/or employer representatives, and their lay or legal representatives concerning individual cases and ensure appropriate application of the legislative intent, as well as pertinent rules and internal policies.
    • Compose and send correspondence, make needed investigation assignments, draft legal orders, contractual documents and assist with reporting requirements.
    • Consult with, and mentor, team members in the unit and within the agency to ensure adequate understanding of: Third Party mediation, Settlement Program, and Workers’ Compensation laws.
    • In office at least 1 time per week for duties that cannot be completed remotely. 

    And much more!

    • Qualifications:

      Required:

    • Knowledge of Washington Worker’s Compensation law.
    • Two years of experience in a related field including planning, policy analysis, coordination and consultation with a variety of public and private agencies, organizations, and/or levels of government and supervisory experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, law or related field. Equivalent experience can be substituted year for year.
    •  Desired: 

    • Experienced and highly skilled at mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution of complex issues.
    • Two years’ experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.
    • Knowledge of Tort law, outside insurance industry and/or third party claims administration.
    • Make effective, well-reasoned decisions in a team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in sophisticated analysis of complex issues
    • Ability to bring people together to find solutions to complex problems
    • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups
    • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to proofread and finalize correspondence.
    • Supplemental Information

      Things You Need To Know  

      To help you maintain a proper work-life balance, teleworking is one of the work schedule options for this position. L&I also offers flexible custom work schedules.

      State employees who meet the qualifications will become eligible for a generous retirement package at the end of the employee’s career. Click on the “Benefits” tab to learn more.

      At L&I, your voice matters. In addition, L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 3.3 million workers. Take a look at this brief video and learn more about why L&I is an employer of choice.

      Telework is dependent upon business needs and supervisor approval. For positions where in-office work is necessary, the frequency of telework will be discussed with the supervisor of the position at the time of offer. There is an expectation of this position to work at the Tumwater location at least 1 time per week. 

      The assigned duty station for this position is Tumwater, Washington.

      To receive more information on opportunities at L&I sign up for GovDelivery and select L&I job alerts.

      Application process

      We will contact the top candidates directly to interview for this position. Because we base the selection on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities that address the required and desirable qualifications described in the announcement.

      Please include the following documents with your application:

    1. cover letter describing specific qualifications.
    2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and       education.
    3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.
    • Please do not attach or place any medical information (vaccination status included) within the application, resume, or cover letter. If you do, we will have to reject your application to safeguard others from receiving your confidential information. You will have to remove the confidential information before you can apply again.

      Background Check Notice 

      Prior to a placement in this position, a background check, including criminal history record will be conducted. Information from your background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining your eligibility to perform the requirements of the position.  

      Other information

    • For positions requiring travel, you must have a valid unrestricted driver's license and have insurance if driving a privately owned vehicle on state business.
    • This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
    • Candidates who are offered a job with L&I must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa now or in the future.
    • The Department of Labor & Industries complies with the employment eligibility verification requirements of the federal employment eligibility verification form, I-9. The selected candidate must be able to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States consistent with the requirements of that form on the first day of employment.
    • Please note: L&I may use this announcement to fill multiple permanent and/or non-permanent positions.

    Did You Know?

    Washington is America's Top State to live, play, and work, according to U.S. News (2021). Join the L&I team and enjoy all the Evergreen State has to offer.

    In addition to offering a positive balance between life and work, L&I provides one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We also believe your voice matters. We value our employees and their work-life balance by encouraging flexible schedules. L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety and health and security of Washington's 3.3 million workers.

    Veterans Preference

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    Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach to their application a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as Social Security numbers. For further information, contact L&I’s Jobs@lni.wa.gov.

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

    L&I employees come from all walks of life. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the agency mission. Having a diverse workforce is this agency’s greatest resource of strength and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures to provide the best customer service. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone and we strongly mean everyone.

    The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need accommodation in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call 360-902-5700. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

    You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.

    For more Information

    If you have any questions regarding this job posting, program, or the agency, please contact the hrbtu@lni.wa.gov.

    Click HERE to view the full announcement and apply!

  • 04/19/2024 5:06 PM | Anonymous

    This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by April 22, 2024, at 4:30 p.m.  

    Join us as the Procurement and Public Records Manager, a newly created position that will manage dynamic and critical functions of procurement and public records. In this full-time role, you'll spearhead the management of procurement support, public records requests, and records management.  You’ll enhance procurement support, accelerate system improvements, and ensure compliance across operating departments. Collaborating with departments, you'll foster consistency, efficiency, and inclusive conversations. You and your team will work with professionals across the agency, providing them with the training and technical assistance to successfully manage their procurements and respond to records requests.  The work will be performed under the general direction of the Vice President of Support Services and will manage two direct reports: the Procurement and Records Analyst and a Purchasing Technician.

    If you're deadline-focused, highly organized, and thrive in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment, we invite you to apply. Your expertise in compliance, training, and systems improvement will contribute to our collaborative and service-oriented team.

    The King County Housing Authority 

    King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization, is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link

    We transform lives through housing

    Essential Functions

    The Procurement and Records Manager will: 

    • Lead a team in procurement, public records, and records management.
    • Develop and deliver training on procurement, public records, and records management procedures.
    • Provide technical assistance for new procurement staff, addressing unique issues and periodically conducting procurements.
    • Review procurement materials submitted by department officers.
    • Respond to public records requests.
    • Implement improvements to procurement and records management systems.
    • Convene and lead interdepartmental teams to identify and address system issues.
    • Monitor staff compliance with KCHA procurement, public records, and records management policies.
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and system improvements.
    • Collaborate with the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging to address cultural differences and disparities, avoiding barriers in project life cycles.

    Qualifications and Competencies

    Required Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree AND
    • Considerable experience with the Public Records Act (PRA), records management, procurement, and/or managing compliance work within a high-volume transactional environment OR
    • An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
    The successful candidate will have many or all of the knowledge, skills and abilities described below and demonstrate the ability to quickly address any gaps in their expertise:

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate a compliance-driven, deadline-sensitive, and high-volume transactional environment, showcasing adaptability.
    • Understands technical aspects of the position and continuously builds knowledge, keeping up to date on the substantive and procedural aspects of the position including the ability to:

    Comprehend complex procurement policies and procedures, records management policy, 2 CFR 200 - Uniform Guidance (Procurement, Records, and Contract Clauses), HUD 

      • Procurement Guidance Manual, State of WA Public Records Laws/Regulations, HUD Procurement forms, and Section 3.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in researching, reading, and interpreting federal and state regulations.
    • Proficiency in editing and creating bid documents, contracts, leases, and flowcharts/workflow, ensuring thorough documentation and auditability.
    • Proven experience in budget oversight, planning, and monitoring for a team.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in cultivating an inclusive work environment that values and appreciates diversity, treats others with respect, and fosters cooperation.
    • Proven capability to offer impactful leadership to both groups and individuals; proficient in cultivating consensus, fostering relationships, and employing customer service techniques; adept at establishing and sustaining effective working relationships with associates, attorneys, bidders, contractors, executive team members, public records requestors, and the general public.
    • Demonstrated success in supervising and leading staff, showcasing effective coaching, mentoring, and motivation in a dynamic work environment, including providing real-time feedback and conducting performance appraisals.
    • Exceptional program management skills, with the ability to take initiative and effectively prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Evaluates issues, identifies multiple solutions, and executes recommendations, showcasing critical, creative, and reflective thinking.
    • Proficient in a variety of arithmetic computations, such as rates, ratios, and percentages.
    • Proficiency with MS Office programs and database software.

    Special Requirements: 

    • Obtain Washington Association of Public Records certification within one year of hire.
    • Consent to and pass a criminal records background check. 
    • The successful candidate will need to have access to reliable transportation to meet the business needs of the Agency.

    Position Information and Application Process

    Application Requirements:
    To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

    • Complete the online application profile in its entirety.
    • Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)
    • Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)

    Salary & Benefits:

    The starting salary range for this position is $98,117.00-$121,174.00 annually dependent on qualifications and professional experience. The complete salary range for this position is $98,117.00-$144,232.00 annually. Performance based merit increase opportunities and COLAs are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available. For more details regarding KCHA comprehensive benefits, please visit our benefits page

    Work Environment: After initial onboarding, this role will have the opportunity to work remotely in accordance with the KCHA's flexible work arrangements; however, remote work conditions will be reviewed on a regular basis based on business and program need. Employees must reside in Washington State and having the ability to report to the Central Office in Tukwila will be required. Some local travel may be required to support KCHA business needs. 

    Physical Requirements: Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

    Equal Opportunity: King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    APPLY HERE    

  • 04/17/2024 7:38 PM | Anonymous

    Legal Assistant

    • Compensation: Rich Benefits Package, Salary DOE

      Employment Type: Full-time

      Seeking full-time legal assistant, ideally with litigation experience, to provide legal and administrative support for our busy law firm. Must be able to prioritize and juggle many different tasks for multiple attorneys and staff. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is ready to pitch-in where needed, highly attentive to detail, and able to work quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision.

      This position is mainly responsible for:

    • Providing litigation support, such as managing discovery and preparing and filing pleadings
    • Calculating and calendaring court deadlines
    • Reviewing, proofreading, and formatting documents
    • Setting up new clients and matters in the billing and document management systems
    • Performing general office tasks, such as mail processing, organizing and filing documents (both electronic and paper), and data entry
    • Managing incoming and outgoing couriers
    • Maintaining and stocking kitchen and office supplies

    • Successful candidates will:

    • Have 5+ years’ experience, ideally with a litigation focus
    • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Have experience in state and federal courts
    • Have strong organizational skills
    • Be professional and friendly
    • Be able to work in a dynamic, changing environment
    • Be able to meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure
    • Be flexible and interested in helping where needed
    • Show strong initiative and be self-driven
    • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
    To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Giangreco at lisa@verislawgroup.com.
  • 04/16/2024 1:00 PM | Anonymous

    Probate Paralegal

    The successful candidate for this position will have a minimum of 5 years Washington State probate experience and have a working knowledge of the court procedures for King and Snohomish county. Working knowledge and experience in TEDRA actions, GAL and SGAL procedures preferred. You need to be able to communicate clearly and professionally with clients taking into account their often fragile emotional state in dealing with probate matters. The ability to multi task while maintaining attention to detail and organizational skill is a critical element to this position. You will open probates, get letters of administration, gather documentation, schedule hearings and client meetings with the attorneys, draft pleadings, organize creditor claims, prepare annual reports and close probates.

    Our firm is committed to providing top quality client service in which communication with the client is a priority. E mails and phone calls must be returned within 24 hours, preferably same day unless circumstances prevent it. We do not micro manage people and expect professional and personal accountability and responsibility. You need a desire to do excellent work as a matter of personal pride in addition to meeting client expectations. If this sounds like you, we would love to have you join our team, make a difference in people’s lives and be a personal and financial success.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 401(k) matching
    • Health insurance
    • Opportunities for advancement
    • Paid sick time
    • Paid time off

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift

    Travel requirement:

    • No travel

    Experience:

    • Recent Washington Probate: 5 years (Required)

    Work Location: In person

    To Appy: Send Cover Letter & Resume to Craig@glgmail.com


  • 04/15/2024 3:53 PM | Anonymous

    Job Overview:

    • Lifetime Legal is a well-established women owned estate planning and probate law firm serving Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties. We are looking for two paralegals to begin right away in full-time positions. These positions will work closely with and support supervising attorneys who practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, adult guardianship/conservatorship and minor conservatorship. These are not remote positions and will require presence in the office.

    Qualifications:
    • Associate Degree or Paralegal Certificate Required (Legal experience may substitute at discretion of employer)
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel preferred
    • Typing WPM: 50+ Required
    • Accounting/Bookkeeping Experience preferred for position # 1
    • Probate experience preferred for position #2
    • Experience with Clio or similar web-based client software program preferred
    • Experience in probate work and/or estate planning preferred

    Skills Required:

    • Ability to e-file and e-record documents (preferred)
    • Comfort with client/other professionals during phone and in person interactions to include answering questions regarding estate administration, responding to client concerns, scheduling appointments, and assisting in the signing and execution of pleadings as required.
    • Compassion and kindness for those who are grieving.
    • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent writing skills.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Familiarity with legal billing (preferred).
    • Reliable, accountable, and willing to collaborate with others.
    • Comfort with web-based interfaces.
    • Independent and self-motivated worker.
    • Ability to work with interruptions and flexibility to adjust to attorney needs.
    • Articulate.
    • Good problem solver.
    • Team Player/Collaborative and Respectful with Colleagues.

    Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    To send a secure attachment, please click HERE

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $26.00 - $30.00 per hour

    Expected hours: 40.00 per week

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid sick time
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Ability to Relocate:

    • Olympia, WA 98506: Relocate before starting work (Required)

    Work Location: In person

    Lifetime Legal, PLLC

    1235 Fourth Avenue East, Suite 200 | Olympia | WA 98506

  • 04/11/2024 6:39 AM | Anonymous

    Legal Assistant / Case Manager

    Schroeter Goldmark & Bender (SGB) is hiring a Legal Assistant / Case Manager.

    ****Application Deadline: May 1, 2024****
    *****Do not delay as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis****

    About SGB

    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 that all community members need a first-rate legal team working for them when it comes to protecting their rights and fighting powerful defendants.

    We are looking for an experienced professional to provide support in a fast-paced practice, focusing mainly on plaintiff’s serious personal injury and employment discrimination. Below are the job responsibilities for this role:

    Legal Assistant / Case Manager Responsibilities

    • Provide attorney administrative support.

    • Assist with trial preparations.

    • Act as the primary contact for clients, opposing counsel, experts, and witnesses.

    • Organize and maintain digital case files.

    • Manage document productions within the discovery database.

    • Calendar and oversee court deadlines.

    • Obtain case-specific documents from third parties.

    • Conduct general case research.

    • Draft, organize, and prepare correspondence, discovery documents, materials for expert witnesses, and basic court pleadings for attorney review.

    • Assist with deposition logistics such as preparing notices and arranging for court reporters.

    • File documents electronically with the court following court rules.

    • Coordinate and manage the attorney's trial calendar.

    • Provide general marketing support.

    • Prepare materials for court presentations and e-filings.

    Desired Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    • Working knowledge of state and federal court rules, including electronic filing procedures.

    • Familiarity with motions practice in state and federal courts.

    • Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable working under deadlines.

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

    • Ability to work independently, with self-motivation, initiative, and follow up.

    • Ability to prioritize directions from supervising attorney.

    • Aptitude for problem-solving technology and software related issues.

    • Communicates in a professional and ethical manner.

    • Clerical experience or experience in a legal environment preferred.

    • Experience with Microsoft Windows systems.

    • An interest in helping people seek justice.

    Office Location

    SGB has a hybrid work from home schedule. Our main office is located in downtown Seattle (Rainier Square Building, 401 Union Street, Suite 3400). Administrative professionals are expected to be in the office on Mondays and Thursdaysand we understand everyone has different accessibility needs.

    Scheduled Weekly Hours

    SGB has a 37.5-hour work week, this may increase when our workload is heavier. The most common work schedule is Monday through Friday / 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

    Salary

    The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $90,000 (depending on experience).

    Inclusion

    Schroeter Goldmark & Bender is a workplace of respect and inclusion; we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Apply

    Please submit your letter of interest and resume to: Meliora@sgb-law.com.
    We look forward to having you join our fun, hard-working, and dedicated litigation team!

    ****Application Deadline: May 1, 2024****
    *****Do not delay as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis****

  • 03/26/2024 10:18 AM | Anonymous

    Family Law Legal Assistant - Onsite in Kirkland, WA

    Join one of PSBJs 100 Best Workplaces for 2022 and 2023 to work with a highly skilled legal team that moves mountains to support our clients. McKinley Irvin is seeking a dynamic and experienced on-site Legal Assistant to join the McKinley Irvin family in our Kirkland Office. For a full job description, please visit:

    https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=106211&clientkey=6BB1C280CC57C5A22AA5705137AB61D2

    A completed application, cover letter, resume, and pay requirements are required for consideration.

    ***No agency inquiries, please. ***

    What we offer:

    • Work that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others
    • A supportive community of purpose-driven individuals
    • On-site camaraderie with industry professionals 
    • Training and development opportunities to design a career you love
    • Competitive compensation, time off, and benefits
    • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support
    • $22-$28 /hour, commensurate with applicable experience

    What you contribute:

    First and foremost, we are empathetic advocates for our clients. We provide a supportive refuge during their time of crisis, while relentlessly pursuing the best possible outcome for their futures. To continue our mission, we are looking for a similarly minded, full-time Legal Assistant. If you want to build your future along with ours, we'd love to hear from you.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist legal teams with detailed categorization and document indexing of client paperwork (tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, etc.)
    • Assist legal teams with opening new client files
    • Assist legal teams with drafting, filing, serving, and tracking general pleadings and documents/correspondence (Notice of Appearance, Notice of Absence, Notice of Intent to Withdraw, Transmittal Memorandums, etc.)
    • Assist legal teams with processing incoming and outgoing mail, and legal messenger deliveries, and provide copies to client via client's preferred method (email, mail)

    Requirements:

    • At least 2 -3 years of legal assistant experience is required, with family law experience strongly preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication
    • Ability to meet multiple deadlines under time constraints
    • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
    • High degree of professionalism and dependability
    • Paralegal certificate preferred
    • Able to work regular office hours (8 am-5 pm) onsite in Kirkland office
    • Legal Assistant Total Rewards
      • Job Salary Range: $21.73 - 32.60 per hour
      • Expected Hiring Range: $22 - $28/hr. est. annualized $45,760 - 58,240
      • Eligible for annual discretionary bonus
    • McKinley Irvin offers a competitive total rewards package with compensation commensurate with experience and generous benefits, including but not limited to:
      • Choice of PPO/HDHP health plans
      • Choice of two dental plans
      • Vision insurance
      • 401k retirement plan with generous matching
      • Flexible paid time off starting at three weeks per year
      • 10 paid company holidays annually
      • Commuter subsidies
      • Group Life and Disability
      • College-bound-graduate laptop program
      • Casual Fridays
      • Thriving and engaged culture of smart coworkers

    About McKinley Irvin:

    With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Kirkland, Vancouver, and Portland, OR McKinley Irvin is the Pacific Northwest's largest family law firm. For over 30 years, we've dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families, and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. It is our goal to achieve the best possible results for our clients, while at the same time delivering world-class personal service.

    Our Philosophy:

    We believe families are the root of civilization, that healthy families create healthy communities, and that communities are the foundation of the country. By helping one family at a time, we better our society.

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