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Paralegal - Worker's Compensation, Employment | Civil Division

Employer Info:

Seattle City Attorney's Office
Job Name
Paralegal - Worker's Compensation, Employment | Civil Division
Brief Description
Position Description
With more than 200 attorneys and professional staff, the Seattle City Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law offices in Seattle and is the third largest public law office in the state. Our office is committed to making Seattle a safe, healthy, empowered and thriving community for everyone. We strive to address historical injustices within the court system with self-examination and to pursue justice in Seattle with integrity, creativity, and fairness. We believe working transparently, innovatively, and in collaboration with our partners in the community is necessary to achieve outcomes that promote equity, accountability, and healing.

The Civil Division of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office seeks a paralegal who will work in its Employment Section, providing direct paralegal support for worker’s compensation litigation and client advice for the City of Seattle.

Job Responsibilities
Assist the City’s workers’ compensation attorney in preparing for, strategizing, and conducting mediation conferences, hearings, and trials.
Assist in developing practices and procedures for case administration, including document collection, ingestion, data analysis, review, and production using eDiscovery software.
Take primary responsibility for discovery workflow in workers’ compensation litigation, using eDiscovery software.
Work closely with attorneys and legal assistants to facilitate teamwork and assure work is completed on time and with the highest quality.
Perform legal, factual, and records research.
Assist with preparing legal documents, including pleadings and discovery.
Schedule witness testimony for hearings.
Prepare and organize documents for exhibits and respond to discovery requests.
Assist Employment Section attorneys in other ways, as assigned and as required to provide the City with the best legal representation possible.
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Seattle, WA , United states
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Contact Email
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How to Apply
Application Process – For your application to be accepted you must:

Complete the online City of Seattle Application
Include the following required attachments:
Cover Letter describing your interest in the position. (.pdf, .doc, or .docx format)
Resume detailing your relevant experience. (.pdf, .doc, or .docx format)
Writing sample (not to exceed five pages)
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