Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.  Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking an energetic Pro Bono Specialist to join our Seattle team.

As a member of the firm-wide Pro Bono and Social Impact Department, this position supports DWT pro bono program initiatives, matters, and case-sourcing across all 8 offices.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

WE HAVE
  •  A sophisticated, award-winning pro bono program spanning diverse areas of law.
  • An innovative, progressive, cutting edge approach to providing and building pro bono services.
  • The best and brightest attorneys who care deeply about making pro bono a comprehensive part of their practice.
  • Clients who desire to engage in corporate pro bono opportunities and are open to interesting matters on the forefront of important, diverse issues.
  • A remarkable team that is fun to work with, and for, and that will take your skill set and development to the next level.
  • A phenomenal firm culture and work environment where we invest in our best and brightest.
YOU HAVE
  •  Fantastic organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that will allow you to work well across attorneys from diverse backgrounds, and in collaboration with, the entire pro bono and social impact team.
  • The desire to develop and coordinate pro bono work firm wide, and the drive get the optimal number of attorneys involved helping the greatest number of people and communities.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • The administrative and technical tools to update, on a weekly basis, our pro bono portal.
  • A strong command of numbers and data, and the ability to produce informative monthly reports.
  • The experience to take ownership of nation-wide reporting protocol and ability to respond timely.
  • The fearlessness to question existing process and provide forward-thinking, innovative solutions. 
  • An awesome personality, for which you are constantly lauded. 
BONUS POINTS
  •  Law degree or experience working in a law firm.
  • A second language.
  • You’ve perused the most recent Vault Guide to Pro Bono Programs.
You’re the right person if you’re super smart, driven, creative, understand law firm culture, and have a bleeding heart but also a business mind. If you’re not the right person, please forward this opportunity on to someone who is.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. 

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

This position 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.

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