“Where you start your career is a big decision; DWT made that a little easier.”
Brent Droze Associate | Seattle
“The knowledge and skills gained during my summer at DWT reflect a rich experience that was a culmination of substantive legal work, relationships that I was able to foster, and a firm culture that values mentorship.”
Trinity Madrid Summer Associate | Portland
“In every way, I felt like DWT went above and beyond anything I could have imagined.”
Shontee Pant Summer Associate | Seattle
“The level of mentorship that I received from attorneys across the firm was incredible, and made me feel like I was genuinely getting to know the people behind DWT.”
Jade Harvey 2020 Los Angeles Scholarship Recipient
“My summer at DWT is the beginning of a long and successful legal career backed by a team of friendly and driven attorneys.”
Lekan Sumonu 2020 New York Scholarship Recipient
2L Opportunities/On-Campus Interviews
We are excited to be participating in the On-Campus Interviews and Job Fairs below.
- University of Washington School of Law – Wednesday, August 3, 2022
- Seattle University Law School – Thursday, August 4, 2022
- NYU Global Virtual Event – Wednesday, April 6, 2022
- Patent Law Interview Program – Friday, July 22, 2022
- Lavender Law – Friday, July 29, 2022
- University of Oregon School of Law – Tuesday, August 2, 2022
- Lewis & Clark Law School – Friday, August 5, 2022
- Willamette Law School – Tuesday, August 9, 2022
- Southern Region of the Black Law Students Association (SRBLSA) Career Fair – TBD
- Northwest Minority Job Fair – TBD
We only accept applications online, and our application site will be open until Saturday, July 31st at 11:59 pm PST. Click here to apply.
To ensure you have a complete application packet, we ask that you include the following information:
- Cover letter
- Current resume
- Copy of your law transcript (unofficial is fine)
- Copy of your complete undergraduate transcript (unofficial is fine). You may still apply if you have yet to receive your grades. Simply upload once you have them.
- List of three references, one of whom should be a person qualified to comment on your law school work.
- Writing sample, unedited by a third party (5-10 pages)
What kind of challenge have you overcome and what have you learned from the experience? What is it about diversity that drives you? How might you contribute to our community in the future? What would you like us to know about you that is not in your resume?
Your personal statement should be no more than one page, single-spaced, and 12-point font. Please include your name but do not address your personal statement to anyone.
- Initial: A candidate will meet with one or two people via video and the meeting will take up to an hour.
- Callbacks/Second round: Pre-COVID, these took place in our office and usually involved meeting 6-8 people. Currently, we will conduct second round interviews by video and they may last up to 3 hours with a few breaks in between.