PSALA Job Bank

Have an opening you’d like our local legal community to see? Submit the job by completing this form and sending it to Ann Callahan

All positions must be eligible for regular membership in the Association of Legal Administrators. Once eligibility requirements have been verified and approved, your posting will be posted to the website. Postings will remain on the website for 60 days.

Members - if you are looking for support personnel or want to post a support personnel position, you can do either by signing up on our HR List serv

If you are unemployed and would like us to post your contact information in our Job Bank, please send your name, email address and type of position you are looking for to jobs@psala.org.

 

Posted by: Foster Pepper PLLC

Category: Financial Management

Position: Director of Finance

Posted: August 7, 2014

 

Posted by: Marten Law

Category: Financial Management

Position: Finance Director - Firmwide role, located in Seattle

Posted: August 1, 2014

 

Posted by: Fain Anderson VanDerhoef

Category: Overall Management

Position: Firm Administrator

Posted: July 30, 2014

 

Posted by: Williams Kastner

Category: Systems Management

Position: Director of Information Technology

Posted: July 18, 2014

 

Posted by: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Category: Human Resources

Position: Human Resources Director - Portland/ COO

Posted: July 18, 2014

 

Posted by: Johnson & Nagaich, P.S.

Category: Overall Management

Position: General Manager / COO

Posted: July 9, 2014

 

Posted by: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Category: Overall Management

Position: Executive Director

Posted: June 12, 2014

 

Posted by: McKinley Irvin

Category: Financial Management

Position: Accountant

Posted: May 23, 2014

 

Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Human Resources

Position: Attorney Recruiting Manager

Posted: May 12, 2014

 

Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Overall Management

Position: Manager of Partner Integration & Development Services

Posted: April 25, 2014

 

Posted by: Coopersmith Health Law Group

Category: Overall Management

Position: Firm Administrator

Posted: April 17, 2014

 

Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Facilities Management

Position: Facilities Assistant

Posted: March 31, 2014

 

Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Human Resources

Position: Attorney Recruiting Manager

Posted: March 21, 2014

Foster Pepper PLLC

Position: Director of Finance

Job Summary: 

  • Responsible for firm-wide finance and accounting matters.
  • Oversees finance and accounting staff and coordinates all functions of the department.
  • Provides business and operational advice to Exec. Director and Chair of EC

Essential Job Duties: Please contact Bethany Brown, Manager, Attorney Recruitment & Professional Development, for a list of essential job duties

Experience: 

  • Ten+ years of progressive leadership experience in accounting or related positions; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in a legal or professional services organization is preferred

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Business with a focus on accounting or finance or other directly relevant major
  • An MBA with finance or accounting concentration is preferred

Qualifications: 

  • Directly knowledgeable about a wide range of finance and accounting functional areas
  • Has track record of producing high quality results implementing systems and programs and managing people
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal comm. skills

Salary: Based on experience

To Apply: Contact Bethany Brown
Address: 1111 3rd Ave. Suite 3400, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-447-2725
Fax: 206-749-2192
Email: browb@foster.com/staffrecruiting@foster.com


Marten Law

Position: Finance Director - Firmwide role, located in Seattle

Job Summary: Marten Law is seeking a finance director to manage all finance and accounting activities for the firm, including direct responsibility for accounting, budgets, forecasting, transaction analysis and key metrics reporting.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • This role will oversee and manage the department and be responsible for the full scope of finance and accounting functions for the firm.
  • Will report directly to the Chairman and work closely with equity partners and management team.

Experience: 

  • 10+ years experience required, including a minimum of 5 years in law firm leadership
  • Law firm financial management software (ProLaw, Juris, etc.) experience
  • Advanced QuickBooks and Excel skills required
  • Thorough understanding and application of GAAP

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA or CPA highly desirable

Qualifications: 

  • Strong strategic business acumen
  • Sound business judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated success influencing decisions based on data/analytics
  • Creative problem solving
  • Entrepreneurial personality

Salary: Market competitive; based upon experience

To Apply: Qualified candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, and salary history or expectations to ‎Jennifer Barnes, Chief Executive Officer. Please click here www.martenlaw.com/news/director-of-finance-position to view full job description and submit your interest.


Fain Anderson VanDerhoef

Position: Firm Administrator

Job Summary: Position encompasses a wide range of responsiblities in administration, personnel, finances, facilities and day to day management of the firm.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Responsible for accounting and financial reports using QuickBooks, billing oversight using TimeSlips, human resource management including payroll and benefit plans, basic office operations and basic IT support

Experience: 

  • 5 years of previous law firm management experience including hands-on accounting, HR and IT

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree

Qualifications: 

  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Understanding of accounting policies, principles and procedures
  • Strong pc skills with comprehensive knowledge of Office, QuickBooks and TimeSlips
  • Ability to work well with partners, attorneys, legal support

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Christopher Crowe
Address: 701 5th Ave, Suite 4650, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-749-2378
Email: chrisc@favfirm.com


Williams Kastner

Position: Director of Information Technology

Job Summary: Responsible for the control and direction of the firm's Information Technology. Develop and maintain Information Technology ("IT") strategy in suport of firm's mission and core objectives - while promoting a culture of excellent client service.

Experience: 

  • Five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in comparably sized WAN/LAN management, as well as cloud computing solutions
  • Strategic vision coupled with capacity to manage details
  • Practical experience with Windows 2000 Server, SQL and RDP or VPN enviroment

Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or business.

To Apply: Contact Tara Ghannam Binge, TBinge@WilliamsKastner.com


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Position: Human Resources Director - Portland

Job Summary: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, a leading NW regional law firm, is seeking a strategic Human ‎Resources Director to join its Portland office and lead the firm's HR functions. The Human Resources Director ‎reports to the Chief Talent Officer and supervises two staff positions.

Essential Job Duties: In this dynamic ‎role you will handle the full scope of responsibilities in all core HR areas, with an emphasis on ‎employee relations and HR compliance. You will partner with department and functional leaders ‎to:

  • Achieve highly effective staffing and performance
  • Manage compensation and benefit ‎programs that are competitive and align with organizational goals
  • Ensure legal and regulatory ‎compliance in employment and benefits
  • Oversee HR recordkeeping and utilize benchmarking, ‎measurement and reporting to identify needs and opportunities
  • Make recommendations focused ‎on continual improvement and supporting organizational goals

Qualifications: The successful candidate:

  • Is a driven, detail-oriented leader with a track record of achievement
  • Will quickly establish personal and professional credibility at all levels of the firm
  • Possesses high levels of accountability, diplomacy and flexibility
  • Is a motivated self-starter who can balance strategic, tactical and tasking work; is willing ‎to "roll up his/her sleeves" and do the work necessary to achieve results
  • Has exceptional relationship building skills, communicates effectively and can positively ‎influence and inspire at all levels in the firm
  • Will partner with other firm leaders and be a strong force in leading the organization ‎through a changing industry landscape

Requirements:

  • 10+ years' progressive experience in HR, extensive HR generalist experience and 5+ years ‎of broad HR management
  • A strong background in an employee relations advisory role, working with managers and ‎supervisors to ensure prudent, effective and best-practice performance management and ‎employment actions
  • Expertise in HRIS systems and optimization, reporting and effective analysis/utilization ‎of data and metrics; advanced MS Excel and database skills
  • Experience in payroll and DC retirement plans is highly desired
  • A Bachelor's degree in HR or a related field or an equivalent combination of formal ‎education or study in HR; SPHR designation is strongly preferred

To Apply: Qualified candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, and salary history or expectations to ‎Rhonda Stephens, Chief Talent Officer. Please click here to submit your application.


Johnson & Nagaich, P.S.

Position: General Manager / COO

Job Summary: A unique opportunity for an experienced, smart, savvy business manager to chart the course of three expanding businesses, including a 5-attorney transactional law firm, a marketing company, and a related service company.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management & Budgeting
  • Operations Management
  • Facility Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Client Relations
  • Vendor Relations
  • IT Management
  • Accounting & Collections Management
  • Risk Management

Experience: Seven to ten years of business management experience, at least three of which are in a transactional law firm environment. A combination of law firm and general business experience is preferable.

Education: Bachelors degree minimum, graduate degree preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strategic vision coupled with capacity to manage details
  • Confidence & poise
  • Problem solving / implementation bias
  • Professional written and verbal communications
  • Passion for excellence

Salary: Compensation package DOE

To Apply: Contact John Elting
Address: 31919 6th Ave South, Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: 253-661-5283
Email: jelting@eldercounselor.com


Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Position: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Washington Defense Trial Lawyers (WDTL), a state professional organization of some 800 civil defense and commercial litigation lawyers, is seeking a new executive director.

Essential Job Duties: The executive director is a key member of the leadership team and is often the first point of contact for WDTL members, the judiciary and the public.

Experience: He or she should also have the ability to work well with WDTL’s five executive officers, its 20-member board of trustees, its 28 committees and workgroups, its 800 members individually.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will also have good graphic design, financial management, large and small meeting and event planning capability, and some content management system (CMS) and computer coding competency.

Salary: Commensurate with credentials of the successful candidate

To Apply: Contact Kristin Baldwin
Address: 800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4141, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-749-0319
Email: kristin@wdtl.org


McKinley Irvin

Position: Accountant

Job Summary: Working closely with all major leaders of the firm our accountant is a key contributor. She or he provides general ledger accountability and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and special projects on a regular basis.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Responsible for general ledger maintenance
  • Fixed asset processing and reporting
  • Monitor reserve accounts and short-term investments
  • A/R, A/P, monthly billing/collections

Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university
  • 3-5 years progressively responsible accounting experience
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university

Qualifications:

  • Works independently as well as being a strong team member
  • Eagerly accepts new tasks that have a high level of difficulty
  • With minimal guidance meets deadlines - bias for action

To Apply: Contact Tyra Roelandt, Human Resources Manager
Address: 1501 Fourth Avenue, Suite 1750
Phone: 206-625-9600
Email: Careers@McKinleyIrvin.com


Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Attorney Recruiting Manager

Job Summary: The Recruiting Manager is responsible for all law student and lateral associate recruiting, pre-arrival and integration activities for the Seattle and Bellevue offices.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversee law student recruiting, summer associate programs, lateral associate recruiting, & new attorney pre-arrival and integration.
  • Requires outstanding analytical, writing and presentation skills, critical thinking and initiative.

Experience:

  • Experience with viRecruit applicant tracking system and compliance with OFCCP regulations is preferred.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a multi-office law firm is preferred.

Education:

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of manager-level experience in attorney recruiting, attorney professional development, or relevant field is required.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working collaboratively in a multi-office law firm is preferred
  • Experience working in a law school career services office or in a legal search firm is also beneficial.

Salary: Based on experience

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave Suite 4900, Seatte, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com
Website: www.perkinscoie.com/careers


Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Manager of Partner Integration & Development Services

Job Summary: This position will report to the firm's Director of Partner Integration & Development Services (PIDS) and will be responsible for the assisting with the implementation of the firm's Partner Integration and Development Program.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Help coach new partners in internal & external business development & internal/external practice and reputation development.
  • Coordination/oversight on press release distribution and client announcements, ongoing business development strategy & execution.

Experience:

  • Law firm experience & experience working with partners & senior lawyers in the areas of business development & client development is preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years of increasingly responsible professional services experience is preferred.

Education:

  • A BA in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communication

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Effective organizational & problem solving competency
  • Excellent follow-through, decision making & listening skills

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave Suite 4900, Seatte, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com
Website: www.perkinscoie.com/careers


Coopersmith Health Law Group

Position: Firm Administrator

Job Summary: Position is responsible for day to day management, implementation of firm policies and procedures, coordination and supervision of personnel, and administration of firm operations. The duties also include management of firm finances, including using QBs.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Planning, budgeting, marketing and management of office; coordinating resources of the firm for improved results
  • Spearhead development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes

Experience:

  • Knowledge of administrative management practices and procedures, human resources management, business and management principles, computer skills and knowledge of Word and Outlook
  • Experience and competency in accounting, bookkeeping and QuickBooks Pro 2014

Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Financial management
  • Consensus building
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strategic planning

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact jann@coopersmithlaw.com
Address: 1809 7th Avenue, Suite 1410, Seattle WA 98101
Phone: 206-343-1000
Fax: 206-343-1001


Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Facilities Assistant

Job Summary: This position reports to the facilities supervisor and requires the ability to work with minimal oversight in the execution of work assignments.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Tasks include utilization of common hand tools and manual labor, encompassing light maintenance, and repair of furniture and equipment.

Experience:

  • Must be able to lift at least 80 lbs.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills, and demonstrate creative problem solving skills to manage challenges as they arrive.

Education:

  • This position may require local travel and a valid automobile license is required
  • Must have two years of office operations or trade experience in a law office or equivalent environment.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to track tasks in work flow software and have basic proficiency in Excel, Outlook and related administrative applications.

Salary: Based on experience

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave Suite 4900, Seatte, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com
Website: www.perkinscoie.com/careers


Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Attorney Recruiting Manager

Job Summary: The Recruiting Manager is responsible for all law student and lateral associate recruiting, pre-arrival and integration activities for the Seattle and Bellevue offices.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Oversee law student recruiting, summer associate programs, lateral associate recruiting, & new attorney pre-arrival and integration.
  • Requires outstanding analytical, writing and presentation skills, critical thinking and initiative.

Experience:

  • Experience with viRecruit applicant tracking system and compliance with OFCCP regulations is preferred.
  • Experience working collaboratively in a multi-office law firm is preferred.

Education:

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of manager-level experience in attorney recruiting, attorney professional development, or relevant field is required

Qualifications:

  • Experience working collaboratively in a multi-office law firm is preferred.
  • Experience working in a law school career services office or in a legal search firm is also beneficial.

Salary: Based on experience

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave Suite 4900, Seatte, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com
Website: www.perkinscoie.com/careers


 
powered by MemberClicks