Position Description

Legal Assistant

Marten Law is seeking a well-rounded legal assistant to join our growing environmental law practice and support our attorneys and staff by providing litigation assistance, legal work, and administration.

This position will eventually be on-site in our Seattle office, which overlooks Puget Sound. But for now—and at least through mid-2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic—it will be a remote position. The successful applicant must be willing to locate or relocate to Seattle by mid-2021.

The legal assistant will manage all administrative aspects of legal cases for their assigned attorneys, including preparing and editing legal documents and correspondence, e-filing, maintaining electronic and paper files, arranging depositions, calendaring, and correspondence. This is a permanent, full-time position with full benefits, a competitive salary, and a great work environment. We’re looking for a smart, hard worker who has at least 3 years’ experience in legal assistance.


Your responsibilities at Marten will include:

  • Communicating directly with clients both in-person and by telephone.

  • Writing correspondence, research and reports.

  • Organizing and maintaining physical and electronic case files.

  • Working with the firm’s paralegals and attorneys as an organized team.

  • Providing trial support, including assisting attorneys in preparing for depositions, court appearances, arbitrations and mediations, trial, and administrative hearings in addition to attending hearings and trials as needed.

  • Conducting general office administrative duties, including copying and scanning.


Marten will be a great fit, if you:

  • Have prior law firm experience.

  • Have a professional and positive attitude.

  • Deliver a superior work product, especially in the areas of written and oral communication.

  • Pay exceptional attention to detail and can multitask in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate a real desire to take initiative and learn by doing.

  • Demonstrate expertise in Microsoft Office Suite.

You can expect the following hours and benefits:

  • A full-time position, working Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • A competitive salary

  • A full benefits package, which includes: medical and dental insurance, paid time off, a 401k with employer match, life insurance, a transportation subsidy, and long-term and short-term disability policies.

Marten Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Applicants must be able to pass a background check.

To apply, fill out our online application at the link below. You must also submit a resumé, academic transcript, and at least one writing sample and reference.

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