Jobs and Internships

Posted 7-8-15
Perkins Coie

Associate Attorney – Real Estate & Property Development
Job #A20150715 – Portland, Oregon
The Portland office of Perkins Coie is seeking a junior real estate associate to join one of the premier real estate/land use practices in the Northwest. Our real estate team focuses on acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development, financing, and real estate investment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial environment and work closely with experienced practitioners on a national level. Required for consideration are 2 years of relevant real estate experience, excellent law school performance, a strong educational background, and excellent references. A strong background in both leasing and development work is preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate an attention to detail, strong work ethic and commitment to client service, and the ability to work well in a team environment. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.
To apply, please visit our website at and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.

Posted 12/12/2014
Prudential Financial, Inc.

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student with a disability. The Commission will select a law student with a disability to join the 2015 summer law intern program at Prudential’s New Jersey/New York offices. The 1L summer internship will run 10 weeks—from May 26 to August 7, 2015. Interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.

Internship Description

The summer internship program will provide interns the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of Prudential’s businesses. Other features of the program include:

• Paid attendance at the 1L LCLD Scholars Summit in Dallas on May 28-30
• Participation in training programs presented by Prudential attorneys highlighting different areas of the business and the legal department
• Pairing with an attorney who will serve as a manager during the program and provide guidance on projects
• Pairing with a mentor who will serve as an additional advisor on resume review, interviewing, skill development, networking and other individual needs
• Practice interviews and presentations and shadow attorneys on various projects
• Opportunities to interview with selected local firms for potential 2L internships

Applicant Requirements

Applicants must:

• Be (or become) a member of the American Bar Association at;
• Be a law student with a disability;
• Be enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school and have successfully completed the first year with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent);
• Be scheduled for graduation in spring 2017 (full-time students) or spring 2018 (part-time students).

The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest. Interns not local to New Jersey/New York will be responsible for their own housing and transportation to and from Prudential’s offices. Some assignments may be in offices not readily accessible by mass transportation.

How to Apply

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, list of three references, and copy of your transcript to:

Tovah Miller at; (T) 202-662 -1572; (F) 202-442-3439

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on February 6, 2015. Finalists will be selected and notified on or before March 9, 2015.

Prudential and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers and are committed to diversity in our workforce.

Posted 06/28/2012

Department of Justice legal outreach/recruitment

The Department of Justice (“Justice”) is committed to providing persons with disabilities every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit.  Justice is committed to using all available hiring authorities-including 5 C.F.R. § 213.3102(u) (commonly known as “Schedule A”)-to hire qualified persons with targeted disabilities.  In addition, Justice has identified resources that will aid it in its ability to attract qualified candidates with targeted disabilities who have a specific interest in working for the federal government.
One such resource is Bender Consulting Services (Bender).  Bender is a company that has been retained by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to recruit, screen, and direct candidates with disabilities to federal agencies for a variety of positions, including attorney jobs.  Bender maintains an electronic registry of potential candidates who have targeted disabilities and have been certified as job-ready.  When filling an attorney vacancy, every office within Justice is now required to consult the Bender Registry to identify qualified attorney candidates.
Potential attorney candidates with disabilities interested in getting on the Bender Registry should submit their resume to  Information about Bender and the Bender Registry is accessible at

If you have any questions about the Bender Registry please contact the Bender Consulting Services directly.  If you have any questions about the Department of Justice’s outreach initiatives designed to attract qualified individuals with targeted disabilities, please contact our Special Counsel for Disability Resources Allison Nichol at (202) 307-6387 or at<>.


Federal Public Defender —  Seattle Research Attorney Announcement

Helsell Fetterman LLPseeks a senior-level business/transactional associate. The position requires strong skills and proven experience in core areas of transactional work including choice of business entity, governing agreements, buy-sell agreements, real estate transactions, leases, and secured transactions. The candidate should have the confidence and ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.  Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience.  Please send a résumé and writing sample to Ann Callahan at

Posted 4/27/2011:

Senior Associate/Partner – Business and/or Real Estate Transactions:  Legal Ease,
L.L.C. – Washington’s Attorney Placement Specialists since 1996 – has
been exclusively retained by a sophisticated north end law firm to recruit an
attorney with 6+ years business and/or real estate transactions experience and
a partial book of business to join the firm as a senior associate or
partner.  Candidates will not be considered for this opening other than
via Legal Ease.   This is an outstanding opportunity for an attorney
with a partial client base to join forces with highly regarded attorneys in a
well-established and superbly managed practice.  Please submit resume and
expression of interest in strict confidence to Lynda Jonas at

Posted 5/26/2011

EXCLUSIVE:  Legal Ease, L.L.C. – Washington’s Attorney Placement Specialists since 1996 – has been exclusively retained to fill two very attractive complex litigation
associate positions with a highly regarded boutique law firm in Seattle.

Both of these opportunities offer top of the market compensation, extremely
sophisticated, complex work and verifiable work life balance.  The
law firm itself is long-established and very well managed with excellent
associate retention. The firm also offers a unique opportunity for only the
highest quality attorneys to join a team where each lawyer is highly valued and
works together in a collegial, though admittedly “intellectual” style.

One of the positions is a mid-senior associate level post requiring 4 + years experience.
The other is a more junior position requiring 2+ years experience.
Both positions require impeccable academic credentials and current or recent
background in some type of sophisticated, highly complex, civil

Please inquire by submitting your resume in strict confidence to Lynda Jonas at

Posted June 3, 2011




The Civil Division of the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office seeks an attorney for its Tort and Employment Unit.  Attorneys in the Labor and Employment group of this Unit will handle litigation and provide advice in a variety of labor and employment law matters, including compliance with state and federal discrimination laws, discipline and discharge, wage and hour, and grievance arbitrations.

Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest and up to 5 years experience in labor and employment law or related field.

Applicants should have a strong interest in public service; excellent research, analysis, and communication skills; and experience in computer-aided research and word processing.  The ability to work with other attorneys, support staff, and County personnel is essential.  Applicants must be admitted to the Washington State Bar and be a United States citizen.

The salary depends on qualifications.  The position includes a generous benefits and leave package.  Snohomish County is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and references to:  Robert Tad Seder, Assistant Chief Civil Deputy, Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 504, Everett, WA 98201.  No telephone calls please.   The deadline for receipt of submittals is 4:30 p.m. on July 1, 2011.

Posted December 27, 2011

Perkins Coie 2012 1L Diversity Fellowship Program

We are pleased to announce that applications for Perkins Coie’s 2012 1L Diversity Fellowship are now available. An important aspect of helping ensure diverse students succeed in the legal profession is access to experiences, support and guidance. As Co-Chair for the Bar Association of San Francisco Equality Committee on Disability Rights with The Bar Association of  San Francisco, please help us share  this opportunity by:

  • Forwarding this email on to others.
  • Adding this summer associate position on your organization’s website.
  • Share a link on your Facebook Page:
    Students can now apply for Perkins Coie 2012 1L Diversity Fellowship program. The Fellowship program provides 1L diverse law students a summer associate position as well as a $7,500 scholarship in 9 offices.
  • “Like” us on Facebook.  
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    Applications available for Perkins Coie 2012 1L Diversity Fellowship.
  • Tweet about our reception:
    Join Perkins Coie Seattle/Bellevue for the 2012 1L Diversity Fellowship Reception, Wed, 1/4/2012. RSVP here:

Interested 1Ls are encouraged to apply, learn more about the program and summer at Perkins Coie, and find answers to frequently asked questions.

We are looking forward to hearing from students around the nation. Perkins Coie’s summer associate program provides substantive contact with relevant legal matters and well as mentoring and coaching from supervising attorneys. The 2012 Perkins Coie 1L Diversity Fellowship program provides first-year diverse law students a paid summer associate position with the firm in one of the following offices, as well as a $7,500 scholarship.

Scholarships are available from the following offices:
Los Angeles
San Diego
San Francisco
Seattle (2)

If you have any questions about the fellowship please don’t hesitate to contact either me.

Thanks in advance,

Mr. Judah Travis |  Perkins Coie LLP
Senior Coordinator, Law Student Recruiting and Diversity
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4800
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
PHONE: 206.359.8009
FAX: 206.359.9009

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