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:

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Available Roles

  • 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 100% 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

    Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

  • Skellenger Bender, P.S. invites candidates with at least 2-3 years of Washington family law litigation experience to join our expanding group of esteemed attorneys.  We are a well-established boutique law firm with family law, trusts and estates, criminal defense, and civil rights practices.

    Significant experience working with complex marital and non-marital estates, matters inclusive of all types of families, and high net worth clients is a plus.  Ideal candidates possess a passion for advocacy, superb legal writing and litigation skills, strong drive, and share our commitment to social justice and providing excellent representation to our diverse client populations.  This is a unique opportunity to join a forward-thinking, collegial group of professionals continually working to elevate the practice of family law.

    Work is just one part of a meaningful life.  We create balance by allowing up to 50% remote work and setting a billable target of 1,500 hours per year.  For those seeking to make their work home with us, we offer plentiful opportunities for growth and advancement.

    Interested candidates are welcome to send a resume and cover letter to