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Legal Professionals

Legal professionals play a critical role in making Schwabe a top-rated Pacific Northwest law firm and a ‎great place to work. We seek highly motivated team players who are committed to providing superior ‎client service. From paralegals to legal assistants and project managers to office assistants and file ‎clerks, your talent and knowledge will be respected and rewarded at Schwabe. ‎

Current Openings

Staff Positions

Litigation Legal Secretary/Assistant - Seattle

Schwabe, Williamson &Wyatt is seeking a full-time Litigation Legal Secretary/Assistant for its Seattle office. 

The successful candidate will have an ownership mentality of their work product and ‎partnership ‎with timekeepers, high client service acumen, and enjoy working in a team ‎environment. ‎‎Strong computer research skills, a high level of organization and accuracy, and an ‎attention to detail are ‎also essential. ‎

Additional skills include:‎

‎*‎ Ability to meet deadlines and turn work around quickly ‎
‎*‎ Strong professional oral and written communication ‎
‎*‎ Experience with scheduling meetings, tracking calendars and arranging travel for ‎3+
‎*‎ General administrative responsibilities including, expense reports, time entry and ‎typing

Preferred Computer Skills:‎

‎*‎ Microsoft office suite, including Work, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
‎*‎ Interaction
‎*‎ Filesite
‎*‎ Metastorm
*‎ Elite
*‎ Carpe Diem

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits ‎including medical, dental, ‎life, LTD, 401(k)/profit sharing retirement, profit sharing bonus, ‎tuition reimbursement, EAP, and transit ‎subsidy.‎

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: ‎ ‎ 

Registered Agent Project Assistant - Portland

The firm has an opening in the Portland office for a full-time Registered Agent Project Assistant. Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate preferred.           

The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and attention to detail, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will work well under pressure in a team-oriented environment, with an emphasis on client service.  A familiarity with a law firm environment is preferred. The position requires the abilities to learn and utilize computer software, follow instructions carefully and accept a full variety of projects, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines as assigned.  Strong mathematical and accounting acumen is necessary for success in this area of law. 

Specific job duties include:

Data entry into database with high degree of accuracy, including receipt of annual report renewal notifications;

Database maintenance and ability to extract a variety of reports;

Docketing annual report and various corporate maintenance due dates;

Service or Process;

Drafting letters to clients to forward Washington Legal Entity Registrations, Business Licenses, and other mailings made upon a company;

Drafting of Information Change forms, and letters to company for forward such forms;

Preparation of PowerPoint materials;

Perform research of state corporation records to gather a variety of information regarding company registrations, including downloading of company records in database or spreadsheet format to sort and search for missing records;

Support and backup to other RAP Team members that may include:

Drafting engagement letters and Annual Company Information Forms;

Drafting Resignation as Registered Agent documents;

Receipt of dialing mail;

Receipt of executed engagement letters, Annual Company Information Forms, and annual fee payments from clients;


Annual Report filings

This position is 40 hr/week position, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The most successful candidate will have experience working with Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Excel. In addition, a successful candidate will have experience with database management and data entry. 

 Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Melissa Tofell, Legal Support Services Manager at ‎

Contact Us

Katje Chiller
Chief Talent Officer
Direct: 503-796-2467‎