Staff Hiring

Staff Hiring

Stokes Lawrence staff members enjoy working in a respectful, diverse environment. We support each other as team members with compassion, humor and fun. Our workplace fosters excellence and professionalism. We are proud of the talented and accomplished people who make up our firm.

We offer a congenial work environment with competitive pay and benefits. Our firm is commited to diversity and encourage applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Stokes Lawrence professional staff benefits include:

  • Group medical, vision, dental, life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending (Section 125) plan
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Parental leave

To apply for an open position, please send cover letter and résumé to:
Joanne Pegues
Human Resources Director
Stokes Lawrence, P.S.
1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000
Seattle, WA 98101

Positions currently available: 

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant - Yakima

We are seeking a bright, hardworking individual to join our Yakima office as a full-time receptionist/administrative assistant from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


• Friendly and professional with excellent communication skills
• Excellent judgment and strong interpersonal skills
• Solid work ethic; punctual with reliable attendance
• Eager to learn and respectful of diverse perspectives
• Detail oriented with strong sense of organization and prioritization
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred, but not required


• Welcome clients, co-workers and guests to the office
• Operate multi-line phone system
• Manage front desk and conference rooms
• Receive and route deliveries
• Process incoming and outgoing mail
• Assist office manager with administrative and facilities duties
• Provide administrative support to the firm’s legal assistants and support departments

Practice Assistant – Seattle

We have an immediate opening for a practice assistant supporting attorneys in our creditors’ rights and general business litigation practice groups.


• Excellent judgment and strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent composition, grammar and proofreading skills
• Ability to work in fast-paced, high pressure environment
• Detail oriented with strong sense of organization and prioritization
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
• Knowledge of state and federal court rules and electronic filing procedures is preferred
• Prior litigation experience in a law firm setting is preferred


• Prepare and edit correspondence, memoranda, legal documents and court filings under strict deadlines
• Communicate with clients, attorneys, court officials and other personnel
• Manage calendars and travel schedules
• Docketing
• Maintain electronic and physical files
• Organize and prioritize workload
• Other administrative duties as assigned

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