Associate Attorney Job in Kennewick, WA Near Me - 314068 |

Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Kennewick

Job ID ZPK3314068

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Trusts and EstatesLitigation - Trusts & EstatesProbateEstate & Tax PlanningCriminal Law - DefenseElder LawFamily Law - GeneralLitigation - Trusts & Estates - DefenseLitigation - Trusts & Estates - PlaintiffsTrusts and Estates - General

2024-03-05 08:40:35

A law firm based in Kennewick, WA, specializing in family law, criminal defense, general civil litigation, probate and elder law, estate planning, and immigration, is seeking a motivated and hardworking Associate Attorney. The ideal candidate should possess energy, ambition, enthusiasm, attention to detail, and a charismatic personality to engage and secure potential clients. This role requires the ability to handle a diverse caseload efficiently and effectively, except for immigration cases. The candidate should be a self-starter committed to resolving clients' legal issues, maintaining a large caseload, and ensuring clients are well-informed throughout the process. Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) membership is a requirement, and private practice experience is preferred. Bilingual Spanish is considered a plus.


  • Practice family law, criminal defense, general civil litigation, probate and elder law, and estate planning.
  • Engage potential clients effectively, instilling confidence in their legal representation.
  • Manage and advance a diverse caseload toward resolution.
  • Keep clients regularly informed about the progress of their cases.
  • Demonstrate exceptional lawyering capabilities and legal problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop comprehensive legal strategies.
  • Provide legal representation in court, as necessary.
  • Perform legal research, analysis, and document preparation.


  • WSBA membership is required.
  • Prior private practice experience is preferred.
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Strong motivation, ambition, enthusiasm, and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage a large caseload efficiently.
  • Self-starter mentality and a drive to resolve clients' legal problems.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) membership.


  • Legal research and analysis.
  • Client consultation and communication.
  • Court representation and advocacy.
  • Multitasking and caseload management.
  • Problem-solving and strategic thinking.
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish (preferred).
  • Sales and client engagement skills.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to client satisfaction.


  • After 6 months of employment, the firm offers a 401k with up to a 4% match, among other perks.
  • Annual bar dues and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) costs are covered.

This law firm offers sophisticated legal services in various fields. Their areas of practice include criminal defense, family law, general civil litigation, contract law, business law, employment law, immigration law, and more. The firm is located in Kennewick, WA.

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