Associate Attorney (Litigation)

August 30th, 2023

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Associate Attorney to join our growing litigation team. In this role, you can expect to regularly represent clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draft legal documents, and advise clients on litigation matters and legal transactions. This role will report directly to the managing member of the law firm, and will also collaborate with other staff, including administrators and paralegals. The ideal candidate for this position is proactive, organized, professional, and committed to meeting clients’ needs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

    • 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.

    • Exhibit flexibility and the ability to think creatively about problem solving.

    • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills.

    • Ability to work both 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 PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and time and billing software. Knowledge of Clio and LiquidPlanner preferred, but not required.

Position Type: Full-Time, Salaried Exempt.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, day shift, 8 hours per day.

Location: Downtown Woodinville, office setting.

Compensation: $95,000.00 – $115,000.00 per year.

Benefits: Possinger Law Group offers a competitive compensation package, including health insurance with vision benefits, SIMPLE IRA retirement options, flexible/hybrid scheduling options, competitive PTO including vacation and personal time, and more.

Hiring Timeline: Applications are currently being accepted through September 15th.

Language: English.

Work Authorization: United States.

Health considerations: Office follows a standard cleaning protocol, which includes common surface disinfection and the use of air filters in shared spaces.

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

Licenses/Certification: Washington State Bar License.

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