Tuesday, August 25, 2015

State of Washington - Administrative Office of the Courts - Staff Attorney-Supreme Court Commissioners Office

SALARY: $49,608.00 - $65,088.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 08/18/15
CLOSING DATE: 09/14/15 05:00 PM
Under the direction of the Supreme Court Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or Lead Staff Attorney, prepares legal memoranda explaining, analyzing, and recommending disposition of cases brought before the Supreme Court. Also prepares draft opinions, rulings, and orders as required.
A person holding this position is responsible for researching and writing legal memoranda on all types of cases reaching the appellate courts. The Staff Attorney acts independently with minimal guidance/supervision from senior staff.
See Job Description for more in-depth information at www.courts.wa.gov/employ.
Graduation, with a strong academic record, from an accredited law school AND be a member in good standing in the Washington State Bar Association AND have two years' experience working in an appellate court or equivalent experience.
Desirable Qualifications: At least one year as a staff attorney or law clerk for an appellate court.
Salary expected to be at or near entry level.
For more information visit our website at www.courts.wa.gov/employ.
To apply, please submit a
* cover letter
* résumé
* two legal writing samples representing your own work, and
* three professional references by postal service, email, or fax to one of the following.
Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts
Attention: Human Resources
1206 Quince St SE
PO Box 41170
Olympia, WA 98504-1170
Email: employment@courts.wa.gov
Fax: 360-586-4409
PLEASE NOTE: No applications will be accepted by the Supreme Court Commissioner’s Office.
The Supreme Court Commissioner’s Office is committed to the practice of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please contact Colleen Clark, AOC Human Resource Office, at (360) 704-4143 or fax (360) 586-4409, or via email to employment@courts.wa.gov.