The MELAW job board is an exclusive opportunity for members to checkout a variety of careers across the state. Jobs will remain listed on the board until the application date passes, at which point those expired jobs will be deleted. If you would like to submit an opportunity to the job board, please email 

University of Washingon - Staff Attorney (Seattle WA)

Description: Student Legal Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Staff Attorney.  Student Legal Services ("SLS") provides a safe and confidential space for UW-Seattle students who have legal questions or concerns. SLS assists students with immigration matters, landlord/tenant questions, domestic violence protection orders, estate planning documents, discrimination claims, criminal cases, name and gender marker changes, and traffic tickets, among other services. 

This position is responsible for supervising third-year law students in a broad range of practice areas. Primary legal responsibility for the landlord/tenant, family law, and criminal law caseload as well as other issues areas depending on experience. Provides support to the Directing Attorney in support of the program operations.

NW Justice Project - Deputy Director (Seattle WA)

Description: The Deputy Director serves as the program's general counsel and is responsible for NJP's effective and efficient administration and operations to ensure the delivery of high-quality legal services to low-income individuals and communities. The Deputy Director is a member of the executive leadership team, reporting to the Executive Director, and works in close collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director of Advocacy, and the Director of Finance to provide strategic, programmatic, and race equity leadership for NJP. The Deputy Director supervises the Operations Director, Human Resources Director, and Information Technology Director.

Columbia Legal Services - Executive Assistant, Organizational Management Team (Seattle WA)

Description: Columbia Legal Services seeks an Executive Assistant to work closely with our Organizational Management Team on a wide range of executive and management functions, and to support our organization with a high-level of administrative support and coordination. This position directly supports the Executive Director and the Advocacy Director, and coordinates the Organizational Management Team.

United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), Attorney, Civil Division (Seattle WA)

Description: This position will be located in the Civil Division of the Western District of Washington. AUSAs in the Civil Division are responsible for representing the United States government and its Departments, agencies and employees in civil litigation filed in the District. Principle areas of practice include defensive cases under the Federal Tort Claims Act, including medical malpractice arising from treatment received at various federal medical facilities, and a variety of other personal injury matters, Title VII cases alleging discrimination in hiring and employment practices by agencies and Departments of the United States, and representing federal agencies in bankruptcy matters in United States Bankruptcy Court. Other areas of practice include immigration law, judicial review of administrative findings, injunctive proceedings, defending federal employees accused of constitutional violations, collection of debts owed to the United States or its Departments and agencies.

Washington State Attorney General's Office - Assistant Attorney General - Social and Health Services Division (Olympia, WA)

Description: At the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, we aspire to be the best public law office in the nation. We are committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people. It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available. If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following attorney opportunity.[0]=Attorney%20General%27s%20Office&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Perkins Coie - Associate Attorney - Emerging Companies & Venture Capital (Seattle WA)

Description: The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and at least 3 years of relevant experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial office environment while working closely with experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters at a national level. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

NW Justice Project - Staff Attorney - Veterans Unit (Seattle, WA) 

Description: This position will focus on Housing and Eviction Defense for Veterans. Please see the link below for job announcement and details.

Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) Attorney - Youth Homelessness Program (King County and in Tri-Cities WA) 

Description: Are you a recent law school graduate or an experienced attorney looking to improve the lives of young people through direct and systematic advocacy? Do you want to use your time and talents to disrupt systems disproportionately affecting youth of color and LGBTQ+ young people? Are you committed to protecting and advancing the rights of youth? If so, please visit us at to read more about this exciting opportunity and apply to join a team of advocates up for rocking the boat and making change.

The new attorneys will provide legal assistance for young people through direct representation, legal advice and consultation, and legal education to youth and community partners. In addition, and in collaboration with youth and community providers, the attorneys will help identify and influence systematic barriers to the elimination of youth homelessness. 

NW Justice Project - Staff Attorney - Farm Worker Unit (Yakima OR Wenatchee, WA) 

Description: NJP seeks an attorney who has a strong interest in working with farm worker communities and is willing to live and work in a rural area. The attorney must be bilingual in English and Spanish and culturally competent to address the legal needs of farm workers and their communities. The successful applicant will have demonstrated interest in one or more areas of high priority legal need for farm workers, such as employment and civil rights, a demonstrated ability to establish trust and connections with low-income client communities, and have a strong interest in conducting outreach and undertaking a broad range of advocacy strategies.

Costco - Paralegal/Regulatory Compliance Specialist (Seattle, WA)

Description: Costco Legal Dept is hiring. See link below  

NW Justice Project - Legal Assistant/ Paralegal, Staff Attorney (Washington) 

Description: The NW Justice Project is hiring for a variety of positions in different locations throughout Washington State. For information or to apply, visit: 

King County Bar Association - Staff Attorney, Housing Justice Project (Seattle WA) 

Description: Staff Attorneys participate in housing clinics located at the King County Superior Court and Maleng Regional Justice Center as well as the HJP Hotline created in response to the COVID crisis. Staff Attorneys supervise volunteer attorneys, represent clients at show cause hearings, appeals, and trials. Staff Attorneys participate in workshops and evening outreach events. Staff attorneys also assist with policy work, lobbying, and legislative activities. This is a full-time position requiring some local travel within King County to the Kent and Seattle courthouses as well as to meetings and various outreach activities. For more information and to apply: 

Helsell Fetterman LLP - Entry Level Position, Central Services Team (Seattle WA) 

Description: This position is varied; duties will include opening and closing, reception, processing all incoming and outgoing mail, ordering and distributing all office and kitchen supplies, specialized copy production jobs, and more. The right person will be very customer-service oriented, able to work flexible hours, punctual, positive, focused, and responsible. This position is open as of July 1, 2020. Schedule is 40 hours per week, with occasional overtime. Compensation depends on experience and will generally be $17-22 per hour. Full benefits: medical, dental, vision, fully paid ORCA, 401(k). For any questions, please contact Ann Callahan at, or at 206-689-2135. 

ACLU Washington - Paralegal, Litigation Dept (Seattle WA)

Description: The ACLU of WA Legal Department is comprised of six staff attorneys, a legal fellow, an intake manager, a paralegal, and a legal assistant. The legal team takes on forty to fifty amicus briefs and cases a year in the state and federal courts that cover a variety of issues regarding civil rights and civil liberties. For more information visit:  

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