Job Description

Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an Administrative Legal Assistant to join our team in our Seattle office.
 
We offer a hybrid work engagement with one day of remote work, and four days in-office.
 
This is an entry-level position designed to provide administrative assistance to legal assistants and other administrative staff on a task basis. Completion of all provided training programs is mandatory. We value entrepreneurial self-starters who bring innovative solutions to the table. If you are detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills, we want to talk to you. 
 
At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.
 
On a typical day you will:
  • Assist legal assistants and other administrative staff with administrative tasks  which may include, attorney time entry, prepare/organize binders, organize files, open new client and new matter files, expense reimbursement
  • Other projects as assigned
  • Attend training classes
  • Communicate clearly with all appropriate team members on project status
 

Join us if you have:

  • Self-starter with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to accurately type 50+ wpm
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability and willingness to learn new programs and program updates
  • Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • A highly professional demeanor and appearance
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, service focused environment and to handle stressful situations in calm, composed manner
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to follow client confidentiality guidelines
  • At least one year experience in a professional office preferred
 

Who We Are

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with 11 offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

What’s in it For You?

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:
  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution
 
This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.
Washington State  
The annualized salary range for this position in Washington is $49,000 to $54,000 ($25.13-$ 27.69 hourly). Actual pay will be adjusted based on the candidate’s education, training, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, telemedicine and virtual short term solution based counseling services, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, subsidized backup care and caregiving resources, 401(k), vacation, sick time, 11 paid holidays each year and an employee assistance program.  For full-time employees, the initial vacation benefit is 15 days per year and 11 days of sick leave per year, accrued bi-weekly. Additional voluntary programs include:  voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs are also available.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine - central to who we are and what we do. Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals - including those who are from traditionally underrepresented communities in the legal profession - can have, and can see, a path to success.  We embed DEI throughout our law firm with our four-pillar framework: Community, Growth, Education, and Engagement.  We invite you to learn more about our commitment to DEI at https://www.dwt.com/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.

Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email humanresources_confidential@dwt.com.  
 
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