Careers

At Skellenger Bender, we embrace and celebrate differences and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to teammates at all levels without regard to: race; color; religion; nationality; ethnic origin; sex; age; veteran status; marital or family status (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; physical, mental, or sensory disabilities; or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.

If there is no position posted on this page we are not currently hiring.  However, you can still send your letter of interest and resume if you are interested in joining our team and we will keep it on file for consideration if an appropriate position becomes available: info@skellengerbender.com

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Available Roles

  • Skellenger Bender seeks a front desk administrative/legal assistant to support our busy, collegial, and innovative law firm!

    This position is the first contact for our clients and visitors; helping us to create a warm, comfortable environment imbued with a strong sense of expertise. Front desk responsibilities are varied and include greeting guests, answering and directing phones calls, scheduling conference rooms, parking validation, daily mail distribution, and general administrative tasks.

    This position also provides important project-based administrative support to our legal departments such as prescreening of potential clients, database entry, document management, court hearing binder creation, and assistance with evaluating potential client conflicts of interest.

    Qualified candidates will possess a professional and approachable demeanor, a positive attitude, excellent customer service and communication skills, proactive approaches to tasks, strong time management skills, an ability to juggle multiple responsibilities, keen attention to detail, and a great work ethic. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office is required; Prolaw experience is a plus!

    We offer growth opportunities for sharp, motivated professionals seeking career advancement, as well as an excellent work-life balance and competitive compensation packages. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated. This is a non-exempt position. This position is also 100% in-office (no remote work).

    Schedule is Monday – Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm (one hour lunch)

    If you are excited about the possibility of joining our lively team of esteemed professionals, please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to
    info@skellengerbender.com.

    Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

  • Skellenger Bender, P.S. seeks an experienced Paralegal to join our dynamic Family Law practice group.

    This is a full-time non-exempt position with an allowance of remote work up to 50% of work hours, subject to change depending on public health guidelines and management decisions. All employees are required to be up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations.

    Our Family Law Paralegals assist attorneys with cases from start to finish. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Screening prospective clients
    • Assisting with the drafting of pleadings
    • Communicating with clients, opposing counsels’ offices, and the court
    • Assisting with discovery, filing, and serving cases
    • Calendaring and various administrative tasks while accurately recording billable and non-billable time spent and tasks performed in accordance with the firm’s policy

    We are committed to providing excellent client services. We value and reward hard work, teamwork, and innovation. We offer a good work-life balance in a collegial environment, as well as a competitive compensation package (based upon experience) and generous benefits!

    Applicants should possess solid civil litigation experience, knowledge of applicable Washington and local court rules, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, strong time-management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. ProLaw experience is a plus!

    To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter addressing your interest and experience along with your resume to info@skellengerbender.com.

    Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

  • Skellenger Bender, P.S. is expanding our family law practice group and seeks an experienced associate attorney to join our busy group of family law attorneys. Ideal candidates will have a full or partial book of business and considerable experience working with family law clients on marital dissolution, domestic partnerships, custody, parentage, and child support matters. Significant experience working with complex financial estates, committed intimate relationship matters, and relationship agreements is preferred. Serious candidates will have a passion for advocacy, superb legal writing and litigation skills, and share our firm’s commitment to social justice and serving a diverse client population. This is a unique opportunity to join an active and collegial group of attorneys at a well-established boutique Seattle firm. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to info@skellengerbender.com.