Litigation Associate

Description

 

Pacifica Law Group (www.PacificaLawGroup.com) is a unique law firm serving both public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest with high-level expertise, intellect, and a commitment to Northwest companies, municipalities and civic entities. Pacifica attorneys practice in litigation (including appellate, constitutional, governmental, and commercial), school law, real estate, construction, public finance, and public-private partnerships. We are looking for a mid-level litigation associate to join our team. We are seeking someone who will contribute to the diversity and effectiveness of our firm, the legal profession, and our greater community.

 

Responsibilities

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a sophisticated litigation practice and work in a dynamic, expanding, and team-oriented atmosphere while enjoying the benefits of a smaller law firm. This job requires the lawyer to assume substantial responsibility for the preparation of pleadings and briefs in trial courts, administrative proceedings, and appellate courts that reflect the highest caliber of legal scholarship and written advocacy. The successful candidate also will be involved in all aspects of discovery, and will have opportunities to appear in court and have direct client contact as their practice progresses. The successful candidate also will assist in researching issues and providing general counseling services to a variety of public, private, and non-profit clients. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and professional growth.

 

Requirements

 

•    Strong academic credentials

•    Excellent writing, research, and communication skills

•    Familiarity with legal software search databases and computer proficiency

•    Membership in the Washington State Bar Association

•    Law journal participation and/or clerkship preferred

•    Two to four years of general litigation experience preferred

 

Competitive salary and full benefits. When applying, please include a resume, writing sample, and a cover letter stating your qualifications for this position and why you are interested in working at Pacifica. No phone calls please.

 

Pacifica Law Group values our differences and recognizes the importance of diversity in our firm, in the legal profession, and in our community at large. We will not discriminate against candidates based upon race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Mailing Address:

 P.O Box 1873  Seattle, WA 98111