Employment Opportunities

Associate Attorney (Civil Litigation)

Possinger Law Group, PLLC is a law firm dedicated to the service of small- and medium-sized businesses and the individuals that own and operate them. Since being founded in 2001, Possinger Law Group has counseled and represented hundreds of clients, including business organizations, individuals, and families. As a law firm founded in the Pacific Northwest, Possinger Law Group has local roots, even as its practice has regional, national, and international reach. We apply our practical experience and legal knowledge to various issues in the following legal areas: Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Estate and Succession Planning, and Outside General Counsel Services.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Associate Attorney to join our growing legal team. The employee will work directly with the managing member of the law firm as well as other staff and contract attorneys as needed. The ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, responsible, and committed to meeting their clients’ needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • General Summary: The position of associate attorney consists of representing clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings, drafting legal documents, and advising clients on litigation matters and legal transactions.
  • Provide legal support to senior attorneys by drafting, analyzing, and interpreting contracts, pleadings, briefings, and other legal documents.
  • Research and analyze complex legal issues.
  • Draft correspondence, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Manage all aspects of discovery, including the handling of electronically-stored data, high-volume document productions, and associated review.
  • Assist senior attorneys with trial preparation and provide trial support.
  • Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and civil litigation matters.
  • Communicate with prospective and existing clients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Conduct and assist with depositions and other motions practice and court hearings.
  • Work collaboratively with team members, including other attorneys, case managers, paralegals, and administrative staff.
  • Perform work independently to achieve client objectives.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Law degree from ABA-approved law school or equivalent.
  • Active member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association.
  • Minimum 2-5 years litigation or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Proficient in law office software, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat Professional, and time and billing software. Knowledge of Clio and LiquidPlanner a plus, but not required.

Position Type: Full-time, salaried exempt.

Compensation: $85,000.00 to $110,000.00 a year (DOE)

Benefits: Possinger Law Group offers a competitive compensation package, including health insurance with vision benefits, SIMPLE IRA retirement options, and paid holiday and accrued paid time off, among other benefits.

Language: English (Required)

Work Authorization: United States (Required)

Location: Downtown Woodinville, office setting

Hiring Timeline: Applications are currently being accepted through March 31st 2023, with the first round of interviews being scheduled for the week of April 3rd – 7th.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year

Benefits: Employee assistance program, flexible schedule, health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, vision insurance

Schedule: Day shift, Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay program

COVID-19 considerations: Office follows a stringent cleaning protocol, which includes common surface disinfection and the use of air filters in shared spaces. When requested, client meetings can be held remotely.

Ability to commute/relocate: Applicant must be able to reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Woodinville, WA 98072) (Required)

Licenses/Certification: Washington State Bar License (Required)

Interested and qualified applicants may submit a resume and cover letter through Indeed.com.