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 committed to diversity and encourages 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:

Legal Practice Assistant - Litigation

We are seeking a practice assistant to work with a dynamic team of litigation attorneys and paralegals in our Yakima office.


  • 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
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Collaborative work style with a good sense of humor
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Prior experience working as litigation legal assistant preferred


  • Prepare and edit correspondence, memoranda, legal documents and court filings under strict deadlines
  • Possess working knowledge of state and federal court rules
  • Build relationships with clients, attorneys, court officials and other personnel
  • Perform conflict checks and open new matters
  • Manage calendars and project deadlines
  • Maintain, organize and manage electronic and physical files
  • Organize and prioritize workload
  • Provide general support to attorneys and paralegals 

Litigation Paralegal

We are seeking an experienced paralegal to join a dynamic team of litigators in our Yakima office.


  • Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of litigation experience
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and take initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Detail oriented with strong sense of organization and prioritization
  • Collaborative work style with strong interpersonal skills and good sense of humor
  • Strong technological aptitude, including proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion


  • Possess substantive knowledge of Federal and Washington State procedures and court rules
  • Collection, production, and management of high-volume eDiscovery
  • Respond to discovery
  • Document review
  • Case management
  • Conduct legal and factual research
  • Provide trial support
  • Prepare exhibits and trial notebooks
  • Track and manage multiple deadlines
  • Organize case files and client records

Law Office General Services Clerk

We are seeking a bright, hardworking individual to join our Seattle office as a full-time general services clerk from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Great opportunity if you are interested in working in a professional law office setting and enjoy a variety of tasks that change from day to day.


  • Friendly and professional with excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong sense of organization and prioritization
  • Good sense of humor
  • Solid work ethic; punctual with reliable attendance
  • Eager to learn and respectful of diverse perspectives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred, but not required
  • High volume copying and scanning
  •  Messenger runs and court filings (on foot in Downtown Seattle)
  • Processing of incoming and outgoing mail
  • Oversight of supply ordering and stocking
  • Reception back-up
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned


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