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Washington State Legal Assistant 4 - Licensing & Administrative Law Division, Seattle in Seattle, Washington

Description

Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact Kalea Muigai at 360-586-7698. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied. First review of applications is expected to occur on 1/22/2021 and will be ongoing. It is in the applicants’ best interest to submit their application materials as early as possible. The hiring manager reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time. This job posting may be closed at any time without notice.

AGENCY INFORMATION

The AGO serves more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. The mission of the Office is to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to officials, agencies, and citizens of the state of Washington. The Office is comprised of over 550 attorneys and 700 professional staff. Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO. It is the recognition, respect, and appreciation of all cultures and backgrounds and the fostering of the inclusion of differences between people. Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment. The core values of the AGO are served by a strong commitment to the value of diversity and by promoting an inclusive workplace.

For more information about the AGO, we encourage you to review the Office's newest Annual Report which can be found HERE and view THIS VIDEO.

The Attorney General’s Office is recruiting for a permanent full time Legal Assistant 4 in the Licensing & Administrative Law Division. This position is located in downtown Seattle, Washington. This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).

The LAL Division consists of 31 attorneys and professional staff based in Olympia and Seattle. Its work touches the lives of all Washingtonians and focuses on promoting public safety, protecting the economy, and preserving public integrity and trust. LAL prides itself as an inclusive, energetic, collegial, and high-performing organization of professionals who strive to provide high-quality ethical legal services. We enjoy our work, our colleagues, and our clients.

The division handles litigation and advice for: the Department of Licensing (including its regulation of drivers and professionals and businesses in roughly 35 occupations), Employment Security Department (unemployment programs and paid family and medical leave), Liquor and Cannabis Board, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, Lottery Commission, Board of Accountancy, Executive Ethics Board, Commission on Judicial Conduct, Sunshine Committee, Consumer Directed Employer Rate Setting Board, Certified Professional Guardianship Board, Interpreter Commission, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals, Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office, and Columbia River Gorge Commission.

Our work includes litigation before various tribunals, including the Office of Administrative Hearings, professional licensing boards, Washington superior and appellate courts, and federal courts. Cases and advice range from entry-level to high profile and cutting-edge. LAL has played key roles during the pandemic, providing advice and litigation support for implementation of new and expanded unemployment benefits programs, and support for enforcement of laws and proclamations promoting public safety and health. Duties

The Seattle LAL LA4 supervises two LA3s and one Legal Office Assistant, mentors and coaches, performs complex legal support functions, is part of the division backup plan for legal support and some administrative support, is part of the division leadership team and performs entry-level paralegal duties.

The position independently performs a variety of complex legal support assignments such as:

  • Identifying and pursuing next steps in litigation or adjudication process;
  • Verifying legal citations and references for accuracy, consistency and case relevance;
  • Composing correspondence for signature;
  • Scheduling arrangements for witness appearances at hearings;
  • Independently composing and preparing pleadings per attorney direction;
  • Preparing tables of contents and authorities for appellate briefs;
  • Performing basic legal research;
  • Organizing and preparing trial notebooks, pleadings and exhibits to be used at hearing;
  • Assisting an attorney or paralegal with drafting of standard pleadings, records, and interrogatories;
  • Assisting an attorney or paralegal with deposition summaries and case summaries; and
  • Drafting requests for production of documents and responses.

The successful candidate will possess the following competencies:

  • Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate legal support professionals, and to mentor and coach legal staff through review of work product for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with agency procedures and court rules;
  • Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and collaboration and promote a positive work environment that recognizes and respects all employees;
  • Ability to maintain productive working relationships across the division, section, agency, and with clients and stakeholders, helping to identify and resolve problems;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, which includes being approachable and demonstrating active listening;
  • Exhibiting proactive problem solving skills and maintaining perspective, as part of a team; and,
  • Ability to multitask by collaborating with assigned attorneys and co-workers to manage an active caseload while meeting deadlines and providing timely client services.

LAL is a collaborative environment providing opportunities for a great variety of administrative and legal experiences for individual and professional growth. We strive to consistently exemplify AGO core values, i.e., to deliver high quality legal services; conduct ourselves with integrity, professionalism, civility, and transparency; and promote a collegial and diverse workplace that values, respects, and supports our employees.

Qualifications

Option 1: High School diploma or equivalent and five years of experience in a legal environment in support of an attorney, administrative law judge(s), review judge(s) or equivalent including at least two years of supervising, leading, mentoring, coaching or training experience;

Option 2: One year as a Legal Assistant 3;

Option 3: A combination of six years of college education and/or relevant legal assistant experience including at least two years of supervising, leading, mentoring, coaching or training experience.

Skills Assessment

Applicants to the Washington State Office of the Attorney General Legal Assistant Classifications are required to take a skills assessment test, administered online by eSkill.

  • Once it has been determined you meet the qualifications for this position as listed in the job announcement, you will receive an email from eSkill with a link to an online skills assessment. You will have three days to take the web-based assessment. Supplemental Information

This position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified candidates have applied. First review of applications is expected to occur on 1/22/2021 and will be ongoing. It is in the applicants’ best interest to submit their application materials as early as possible. The hiring manager reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time. This job posting may be closed at any time without notice.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile in order to be considered for this position:

  • A letter of interest, describing your specific qualifications for the position;
  • A current resume detailing experience and education.

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMPLETELY:

  • Carefully review your application for accuracy, spelling and grammar before submitting.
  • You may not reapply to this posting for 30 days.
  • The initial screening of applications will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the "work experience" and "education" sections of your application in www.careers.wa.gov, completeness of the application material submitted, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire.
  • A resume will not substitute for completing the "work experience" section of the application.
  • All information may be verified and documentation may be required.

This recruitment may be used to fill other positions of the same job classification across the agency. Once all the position(s) from the recruitment announcement are filled, the recruitment may only be used to fill additional open positions for the next sixty (60) days.

_The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, 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 requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring this announcement in an alternative format may contact Kalea Muigai at 360-586-7698 or Washington Relay Service at (800) 676-3777 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

For questions regarding this recruitment or assistance with the application process, please contact Letrice Tobin at (206) 587-5613 or Letrice.Tobin@atg.wa.gov.

If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or support@neogov.com._

Salary: $45,504.00 - $59,688.00 Annually

Location: King County - Seattle - Downtown Business, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Attorney General's Office

Job Number: 2021-00254

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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