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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 president@melaw.org. 

Abdullah Law Firm - Entry Level 9 Intern or New Associate Attorney (Seattle)

Description: We prefer candidates with strong writing skills, client-service ethic, and outstanding interpersonal skills. We have plenty of clients, and our attorneys are not expected to generate new clients nor client leads. Expected to handle own cases with minimal supervision within 3 months of start date. Benefits include Flexible Work Hours; Medical & Vision with company paying 75% of insurance; Paid Time Off; Retirement Plan; Free Parking; Bonuses based on performance. 

Job Type: Full-time. Salary: $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year depending on experience and if admitted to the bar, Rule 9 employees are paid hourly.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, law school transcript if still in third year of law school, and a writing sample containing legal analysis (e.g. dispositive motion briefing) to Yasmeen Abdullah via email at


City of Seattle - Civilian Investigator (Seattle)

Description: The Office of Police Accountability (OPA) has an opportunity for a Civilian Investigator. This position will be responsible for conducting intakes and completing administrative investigations into allegations of Seattle Police Department (SPD) employee misconduct. This position will report to the civilian OPA Investigations Supervisor.

For more information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2734082/civilian-investigator-strategic-advisor-i-exempt

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn - Experienced Business Associate (Seattle)

Description: Miller Nash Graham & Dunn ("MNG&D") is seeking an associate attorney with four or more years of substantive transactional experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. The ideal candidate will have experience with sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, and general corporate representation of businesses. Experience with structuring, negotiating, and drafting a wide range of transactional documents and contracts desired. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required. 

To apply, please submit a cover, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by email to MNRrecuriting@millernash.com, Attn: Bethany Brown, Director of Legal Talent, Diversity & Inclusion. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., state bar ad, firm website, etc.). MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. 

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn - Experienced BK and Creditors' Rights Attorney (Seattle)

Description: Miller Nash Graham & Dunn ("MNG&D") is seeking a partner-level attorney with significant experience in commercial loan workouts and restructurings and commercial bankruptcy to join its Seattle office. Experience with bankruptcy, receivership, and related insolvency proceedings is required, as well as strong academic credentials and analytical ability. Candidates with portable business are strongly enouraged to apply. 

To apply, please upload one PDF: A cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and send by email to Bethany Brown, Director of Legal Talent, Diversity & Inclusion at MNRrecuriting@millernash.com. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. WSBA ad, OSB ad, firm website, etc.). MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. 

Dayzad Law Offices, P.C. - Jr. Immigration Attorney (Koreatown/Miracle Mile, Los Angeles)

Description: Represent companies and families by: Preparing immigration application packages; Writing legal arguments, employer support letters, and declarations; Communicating with clients; Representing clients at USCIS interviews; Conducting legal research; Assisting with firm management. 

Requirements - Bar license in any state; 1 year of experience as a non-attorney or attorney in any type of professional office; Demonstrated interest in immigration law; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; High accuracy with details; Positive attitude!

To Apply Please submit the following: a resume, a recent writing sample that you have written by yourself that is 2-5 pages in length, and a cover letter including why you are interested in this position, what salary you require, and your earliest available start date. If your resume does not provide an accurate picture of your true strengths, describe what adversities you have faced and how you overcame them. All applications will be kept confidential. 

Stokes Lawrence - Real Estate/ Transactional Associate (Seattle) 

Description: Stokes Lawrence, P.S., a mid-sized commerical law firm with offices in Seattle and Yakima, is seeking an associate to join the real estate and transactional practice in our Seattle office. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials and superior analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest in real estate and a desire to build a transaction-based practice. One to three years of relevant experience is preferred, but we are willing to train exceptional candidates.

Our lawyers and professional staff share a common value system rooted in collaboration, excellence, inclusion, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for personal growth and satisfaction. We are an equal opportunity to employer and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. Learn more about our firm at www.stokeslaw.com. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at recruiting@stokeslaw.com for confidential consideration.