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Legal Assistant

Regular, Full-Time
Nonexempt

Ryan Swanson is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant to support two immigration attorneys in the Immigration Group. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills with very good attention to detail, the ability to work a high volume desk and prioritize workload, and proficiency in Microsoft software programs, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. The Legal Assistant must also have strong customer service skills as the candidate will serve as a liaison between attorneys, paralegals, and an extremely diverse clientele.

Administrative duties include processing incoming mail and documents, preparing correspondence and transmittals of important documents to clients, opening new client/matters, preparing, proofreading and revising written correspondence, handling potential client intake calls, scheduling, file organization, and general legal assistance to immigration attorneys. At least 3 years of legal or administrative background is preferred.

While a candidate’s knowledge and experience are carefully considered, demeanor, attitude, energy and initiative are of particular focus.

Please send cover letter and resume to masri@ryanlaw.com.

Corporate Paralegal

Regular, Full-Time
Nonexempt

Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC is seeking an experienced corporate paralegal to assist lawyers in all stages of corporate transactions and with the preparation of documents necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations in the conduct of business activities.  The paralegal’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:

  • Working with lawyers to prepare all documents required to form and/or qualify corporations (both business and not-for-profit corporations), partnerships and limited liability companies.
  • Assisting lawyers in the preparation of documentation for amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and/or limited liability companies.
  • Assisting lawyers with the completion of stock certificates and investment letters.
  • Creating and maintaining corporate minute books.
  • Providing lawyers with assistance in the preparation for and closing of various corporate transactions, and preparing or reviewing standard agreements.
  • Working with lawyers to prepare SEC filings with regard to securities offerings.
  • Assisting lawyers in the preparation and filing of UCC filings, and handling UCC filing search requests in all states.
  • Assisting with processing of service of process received as registered agent, and handling registered agent matters.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, keen attention to detail, the ability to prioritize tasks and complete them under time constraints, and proficiency in Microsoft software.  Approximately seven years of on-the-job-experience required.  While a candidate’s knowledge and experience are carefully considered, demeanor, attitude, energy and initiative are of particular focus.

Please send cover letter and resume to masri@ryanlaw.com.

Litigation Legal Assistant

Regular, Full-Time
Nonexempt

Ryan Swanson is seeking a Legal Assistant with advanced legal secretarial skills in civil litigation, both in federal and state courts. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft software, the ability to work a high volume desk under pressure, and the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Accuracy and attention to detail are of critical importance.

Duties include, but are not limited to, filing documents with courts, transcription, proofreading, docketing, time entry, communication with clients and attorneys, preparing correspondence, scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars, making travel arrangements, opening new client/matters, opening and distributing mail, and file organization.

While a candidate’s knowledge and experience are carefully considered, demeanor, attitude, energy and initiative are of particular focus.

Ryan Swanson is dedicated to providing a fair and professional firm culture for its employees, while rewarding their effort and dedication with competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to masri@ryanlaw.com.

ERISA Attorney

Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC seeks an ERISA attorney with 10+ years’ experience to support and help expand our growing Employment Rights, Benefits & Labor practice group in our Seattle office. Qualified candidates should have experience with ERISA, employee benefits, executive compensation, pension plans and profit sharing plans, as well as multi-employer expertise.

We offer stability, financial health, professional excellence, a wonderful working environment, a very high level of camaraderie and support, and a chance for terrific compensation.

Our partners have come both from within and from regional and national firms. Please contact David Tift at tift@ryanlaw.com.

 

Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC is an equal opportunity employer, offering employment without regard to race, gender, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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