1 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer July, 2014/August, 2014 Edition Inside This Issue: NALS of WA 50th Annual Meeting Recap 2-3 Getting to Know Your Board 4-12 Word Search Fun 13 Annual Noontime Schedule 14 Recipe Corner 15 Congrats! Meet-n-Greet Flyer 17 Employment Postings Kick Off Flyer 19 Thank you Chapter Sponsors! 20 NALS of WA Fall Conference Flyer Board of Director s Contact Information 23 We are about half way through the summer and my hope is that you are all taking some time out of your busy professional lives and enjoying some of the beautiful sunshine we have been so fortunate to have. I know for me it seems every weekend is jam packed, and then you add those extra things in between along with work and, wow, the summer is flying by; but I love every minute of it! Upcoming Events: August 21, 2014 Meet-n-Greet Pizza Lunch September 5, 2014 Kick Off Happy Hour and Tour September 20, 2014 NALS of WA Fall Conference We are now coming up to August, and getting ready to begin our new season of NALS events and CLEs. I hope you can join us for our Meet-n-Greet and our Kickoff events coming in August and September. The Meet-n-Greet is a great way to network and get to know your NALS board and see what is being offered in the coming months, as well as visit with a few vendors while enjoying some lunch, free of cost to you. Our Kickoff in September is nothing but fun!! I really hope to see you there. --Autumn Elmore
2 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 2 NALS OF WASHINGTON 50 TH ANNUAL MEETING Saturday s CLEs Recap By Michele Wilson The Saturday CLEs presented at this year s NALS of Washington Annual Meeting were very interesting and informative. The first speaker of the day was Rick Peters, an attorney in the Thurston County Prosecutor s Office. Mr. Peters talked about how he came to be an attorney (one decision changed the whole course of his life) and how prosecuting cases in real life is not like it is portrayed on TV. One of his most interesting case involved the Department of Fish and Wildlife and two brothers who allegedly were hunting year around illegally. He was able to get a search warrant for the home which permitted him to collect all the meat in the freezer which they had tested (think CSI) to find out from which animals the meat came and therefore, they were able to prosecute. Mr. Peters also told stories of his time in code enforcement involving various property owners. One that particularly stood out to me was the gentleman who rented old broken down buses that he parked on his property to college students and he rigged his own electrical lines to provide power (essentially stealing from the electrical company). The next speaker was Lynn Johnson, a family law attorney. She spoke about collaborative law and how it is very different from traditional method of dissolving marriages. Collaborative Law requires attorneys to get additional education and specific training in mediation, personal and psychology, family dynamics and attachment disorders. Attorneys transform from litigators to problem solvers and become incredibly conscious of how the dissolution is affecting the clients and the family. To begin with, clients sign an agreement stating that they will not litigate. Parties and attorneys will work together to get necessary documents and sort it out to get their clients through the process and move on to the future. It is not a time to rehash old grievances. The past is in the past. The attorneys also bring in experts such as divorce coaches, child counselors, financial advisors to assist the parties in restructuring the family unit so that everyone s needs are met especially the children. After lunch, Caitlin Bellum from Helsell Fetterman gave a talk on the basics of intellectual property law specifically trademarks and copyrights. This was a great basic seminar on for those of us who do not work in this area. Trademark is a word, phrase, or symbol that indicates a source of goods or services such as Coca Cola s bottle, Tiffany s signature blue, McDonald s arches etc. In order to keep the trademark, you must use the trademark. Caitlin talked about ways in which a trademark can be harmed and ways to protect it. Copyright is used on original works of authorship such as books, music, art, etc. which must be fixed in a tangible medium such as on paper, canvas, or computer disk. The author has the exclusive right to make copies, distribute copies, perform or display work publicly, or make derivative works. Educators and researchers can make copies under the Fair Use Doctrine for the purposes of criticism, news reporting, teaching, scholarship and research. However, Caitlin recommends seeking permission just to be on the safe side as it s risky to rely on fair use doctrine.
3 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 3 The last speaker of the day, Rochelle Haller of Graham & Dunn, spoke on digital assets and what happens to your digital footprint after you die or become incapacitated. This topic was very enlightening and will be talking to my parents about this. The Washington State Legislature is working on creating a statute to allow fiduciaries access to certain online accounts. As this proposed statute will conflict with the terms of service of the provider, it will take some time to sort out. In the meantime, she recommends to plan ahead. Check the terms of service to get instructions on how to transfer access, have a central location for all passwords such as a digital safe deposit box or write access into the will or trust document. All the topics were creatively presented which really helped cement the important information the speakers conveyed. Well done! Friday-Sunday Recap By Michelle Hall-Griffith The Friday afternoon sessions were, as always, very informative! We started with Tips for Transferring Large Documents by James Sharpe, who is incredibly knowledgeable. We followed that with Reviewing Medical Records by Sal Mungia. For those that have never dealt with medical records, it was especially enlightening. We capped off the evening with some fun a Bunco Party Let the good times roll! By Saturday s Recognition Lunch, there were so many folks in attendance that we had to move out to the dining area. What a great time! So many NALS Pals to thank, so little time. After the afternoon CLE s, we rolled right into the Pets for Vets raffle hoorah! WOW did we have some great things to raffle off this year! The evening event was as splendid as it could get. We had a lovely fashion show during dinner that was quite the crowd pleaser. Boy did I want some of those dresses! Not to mention the attendees fashions! So much bling and sparkle! Everyone looked amazing!! I am honored to say that during the evening festivities I was proud to present the Award of Excellence to Susan Kaelin. She has done an amazing job and the award was well-deserved. Way to go Susan! The Board was installed and Amylyn Riedling takes the helm as our President! If you have met Amylyn, you know what a ball of fire she is! Can t wait to see what she has in store for us this year! From there we went into full celebration mode and a great time was had by all! After all that excitement, a good night s sleep was in order. Thank goodness for Jan Manberg s Come as You Are/Pajama Motivational Breakfast! That meant I could roll outta bed and straight into the closing event. Just kidding I promise I took a shower first and put on clean pjs! All the newly installed board members looked stunning in their matching pajamas! Way to go Washington, another fabulous event and what a start to our momentous 50 th year! Congrats!
4 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 4 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BOARD As a fun way of getting to know your Board, each Board Member was asked to answer a list of questions. We hope that you enjoy reading the following as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Just a little insight into our lives. 1. Job Title? Paralegal Michelle G.: Legal Secretary Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant I am a combination legal secretary/paralegal. Having worked mostly for small firms, you learn to do it all. Michelle W.: Senior Case Manager Legal Assistant 2. Place of Employment? Johnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP Michelle G.: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Law Northwest fka Steinberg & Steinberg, a very small law office Oseran, Hahn in Bellevue Michelle W.: JAMS, Inc. Lane Powell PC 3. High School/College/Additional Training? Paralegal A.A.S. Degree and Legal Administrative Assistant A.A.S. Degree Michelle G.: Stadium High School (Tacoma) and Executive Secretary course (Bates Technical College). All my experience has come from on the job training and a unique sense of understanding the law and specifically court rules. After taking the GED to finish high school a semester early at West High in Torrance, California, I took various courses at a few different community colleges. I ve studied legal assisting, medical transcription and real estate, and obtained certificates in legal assisting and medical transcription.
5 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 5 I graduated from North Central High School in Spokane, Washington. After that I went to Spokane Falls Community College. At the time I was restless and craved the excitement of a bigger city, so I moved to Seattle with a friend, and it wasn t long before I secured a job with the Federal Government (DHEW) working for the Regional Attorneys. I left federal service and got my real estate license, then eventually found myself working for two sole practitioners a maritime attorney and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy attorney. That was over 25 years ago and I have been blessed to work for some of the finest attorneys in the Seattle area. So, I guess my training would be considered on the job. I do have my paralegal certificate and I also got my PLS certificate after joining NALS. Michelle W.: Lake Washington High School, Kirkland, WA, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, and Paralegal Certificate, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Franklin Pierce High School Class of 69; University of Washington, , Griffin College Executive Secretarial Program, ; Green River College Community College Court Reporting Program, Years in the legal field? 10 years Michelle G.: Over 22 years (don t even ask how old that makes me!) Over 25 years Over 25 years Michelle W.: 12 years 28, seven as a registered professional court reporter (RPR) 5. Favorite Food? Chicken Cacciatore Michelle G.: The potato. I love anything made with a potato! I wouldn t say I have a favorite food because I like a variety of foods. I love Mexican food, and the spicier the better. Michelle W.: I have too many favorite foods to name just one which is why I m at the gym constantly. Anything with cheese
6 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page Do you have pets? What kind and why? Yes. We have a cat named Bella. Cats are more independent for my busy working and family lifestyle. Plus, Bella is more like a catdog as she plays fetch and greets me at the door every night I get home Michelle G.: Oh my gosh yes! I am working on an indoor zoo. We have 3 indoor female cats (Kitty Cat, Butterfly and Lily), 2 female guinea pigs (Princess and Angel), an outdoor female stray cat that adopted us (Bubbies), a male bearded dragon (Steve), a male iguana (Rango), and 2 Ball Pythons, a brother and sister (King and Honey). My husband and I adore cats! So much personality and the ability to leave them alone for a day or two is pretty awesome. My daughter loves spiky and scaly things hence Steve, Rango, King and Honey (though to be fair my husband and I do as well). I just plain adore animals. If I ever win the Lotto, I can see myself running an animal sanctuary. I currently have two pets that live with me, a cat (a small tabby with a little Bengel in her) and a small dog (Lhasa Apso/Maltese mix), and an African Gray parrot I ve had since 1990 currently being taken care of by my parents in California. I expect to get him back one day since they can live to 60 or more and he s now only 24. I like having pets because it s fulfilling having something living to take care of. Cats are easy, very independent, although it would be nice if they could clean their own litter box. Dogs are more work but more fun because they interact more. Parrots are messy, but African Grays talk really well but scare easily and bite. We have two cats, Lolita (Lola) and Mija. They are sisters and 6 months apart. Lola is the older, classy one. Mija is the scrappy one. Lola looks Siamese, and Mija I would say is a Tabby. When they were younger I had their pictures taken with Santa at Pet Smart. They always make me smile. Michelle W.: One cat. I have grown up with cats. I like them because they are independent and I don t have to rush home in the evening to make sure they get out to go potty. That being said, if I could, I d have a small farm. I love animals.
7 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 7 I have three indoor cats, Gabby, Squeaker and Howl; five barn kitties who are valued employees; a flock of sheep who donate their peaceful presence and their wool; a flock of hens who provide my household with beautiful eggs; and two llamas, Appy and Splash, who guard and entertain us all. 7. Do you collect anything? What and why? I suppose you could say I collect scrapbooking supplies because I am an avid scrapbooker and enjoy that time with my girls as well. Michelle G: For some strange reason I collect a lot of things. I have a collection of miniature shoes, stickers, and lapel pins and magnets from places I have visited. I also love antiques! I used to collect shells and rocks from various beaches to bring inside, probably to remind me of the places where I gathered them. I can be a collector of almost anything, and it is a source of contention in our home because we live in a small house with a small garage. I like to do garage sales and go antiquing. Lately I ve become less interested in stuff and more selective. Is it beautiful or is it useful. I have several Bauer kitchen bowls that are beautiful. Trying to own less. Michelle W.: I collect too much stuff. My favorite things to collect are from my travels Starbucks mugs, patches and flat pennies. Heart-shaped stones, feathers, shells, interesting dolls, many of them handmade, just for the love of all of the above. 8. What is your favorite season and why? Summer. I love the heat and the sunshine while having time with family! Michelle G.: I love all 4 seasons for one reason or another. I love the spring when the cherry blossoms bloom; I love it when it hits summer (when it isn t unbearably hot) and you can break out the sandals, sleeveless shirts, and cute dresses; I love fall when the leaves change and the air turns crisp, and you just know that the holidays are right around the corner; and I love winter when the snow flurries come to play and you can cuddle indoors with a good book.
8 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 8 Now that I live in the Pacific Northwest my favorite season is summer because it s so beautiful up here that time of the year and not as cold. However, when I lived in Sacramento, summer was the season I dreaded because it was so hot and never rained. I love Spring. I love my garden, and that s when it looks its best. Michelle W.: Fall into Winter is my favorite I love the cooler weather, the rain, bundling up in sweaters and all the fun holidays! I enjoy all the seasons but I find fall most invigorating and pleasant and spring most hopeful, given that it is the beginning of gardening season. 9. What was your nickname as a child? Do you still get called it? Aut. Yes, it was given to me by my oldest nephew who was born when I was in 8 th grade. I am now Auntie Aut to my nieces and nephews and just Aut to friends, family and co-workers. Michelle G.: My mother affectionately referred to me as Boo-Boo as I was always falling down or coming home with cuts, scrapes and bruises. While I still come home constantly with bruises, I no longer carry the moniker. As a child, I was nicknamed the boss by my younger siblings because they thought I was bossy. However, at school I was nicknamed skinny winny by a tough girl because I was skinny and shy. I never get called either name anymore, except on occasion an attorney I would work for would sometimes refer to me as the boss. I don t think I had a nickname. Later on I was called Evita (for Eva Perone, I suppose). Michelle W.: Mikki and only my friends from days long gone still call me that. My family calls me Chel. Cher or Cheri, and only my family still use those nicknames. 10. What was your favorite class/subject? Intercultural Communications in Psychology/History. Michelle G.: Civics/Street Law. That s where I discovered my love of law. My favorite class in high school was French. I loved learning foreign languages with the idea that I would travel there and speak the language. Michelle W.: History. It is still my favorite subject. Currently I m studying the American Revolution.
9 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 9 English and history 11. Bike or walk? Walk Michelle G.: Walk nowadays. I used to love riding a bike when I was younger though. I prefer to walk instead of bike. I used to bike a lot with the Sierra Club in Southern California, but it felt dangerous with all the cars, hurt my neck being hunched over and wasn t as relaxing for me as walking. I would much rather walk than bike. The view of the backside is much better, I think. Michelle W.: Run Walk and run! 12. Favorite vacation spot or dream vacation? Puerto Rico Michelle G.: I have 2 dream vacations Hawaii and a tropical cruise. Puerto Vallarta and any of the villages up and down the coast. Michelle W.: Europe so far I really like Ireland and would go back in a heartbeat but there are too many other places to see. A dream vacation would be around the world over a year.
10 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 10 Norway, Finland, Einsiedeln Switzerland 13. If You Could Have Dinner With Anyone, Who Would It Would Be With? The President of the U.S., then I could share my opinions. Michelle G.: Joe Manganiello. WOW that man is beautiful! No need for a meal I just want to look and drool. Elizabeth Cady Stanton 14. Name an event or moment that changed your life. Becoming a Mom. Michelle G.: Have to agree with becoming a mother was a life changer. The death of my 26 year old daughter in 2010 changed everything for me, forever. Nothing will ever be the same for me; every moment is difficult and also very precious and important. 15. Achievement I Am Most Proud Of. Educationally it would be going back to school to get my degrees as a single mom at the time so that I could provide for my girls and be able to send them to college. It was a lot of hard work but has paid off in many ways. Michelle G.: Achieving my PLS Certification. I had been in the business for a long, long time, but for whatever reason, didn t have the self-confidence to think I could pass on my first try. I did the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk, and walked 60 miles over 3 days. Not knowing what I was getting myself into, I attended the introduction, and before you know it, I started the training walks. Not only do you walk, but you must fund raise more than $2,000 from family and friends. If you don t raise the money, you can t do the walk. I participated in both 2005 and 2010, but have attended many opening and closing ceremonies.
11 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 11 The success of the magazine I published for some years which began as a small newsletter typed with a Selectric typewriter on my kitchen table and that eventually, without advertising, grew to become a full-color international publication with 30,000 subscribers. 16. What (or who) brought you to NALS? When I first stepped foot back into the working office world, the HR director of the firm at the time told me about NALS and paid for me to become a member. Jeanie Buchanan worked at that firm as well at the time and had been the one to start NALS in Spokane. She told me about all the benefits of being a part of the group and invited me to the meetings and CLEs. Thankful for those gals getting me involved. Michelle G.: A now retired secretary at Dorsey who was a member. She started passing all the goodies she received my way and my interest was immediately piqued. The rest is history! I first learned of NALS when ABC delivered a flier to my office for the August 2011 Meet and Greet. Since I was new to Seattle and worked in an office with only one attorney, I went to the Meet and Greet and decided to join, thinking it would be nice to be involved in an association with other legal assistants and to keep my skills up to date. I have never really been a joiner and realized that I needed a support group. So probably 6 years ago I attended the 2-day annual meeting of NALS of Washington and met Kathy Cusack, Meghan Allen, and many other members. I attended the noon-time CLEs, but did not become a member until later. Since joining I ve attended many events and obtained my PLS certification. I hope to get my PP certification as well. It s such a great organization. The encouragement and support from fellow members has been amazing. Michelle W.: Honestly, it was the recession. I d been to some NALS events when JAMS sponsored in the past and was interested. When the economy turned, I thought I really need to increase my marketability by continuing my paralegal education and belong to a networking group just in case. That was several years ago and I am so glad that I joined. My interest in supporting legal professionals during challenging times and in making connections with others in my field.
12 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 12 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BOARD By Daena Temkova, Certification Director But experience has taught me that you cannot value dreams according to the odds of their coming true. Their real value is in stirring within us the will to aspire. That will, wherever it finally leads, does at least move you forward. My Beloved World, Sonya Sotomayor. The achievement that I am most proud of is getting my education amidst many roadblocks and difficulties. The adversities were many. Arriving to this country as a first generation immigrant and navigating the complex immigration system, learning English (and I still find it fascinating as to how many exceptions there are to grammatical rules and how a word can be spelled differently, but pronounced the same, go figure!), being a teenager in a new country, growing up, moving out on my own, several odd jobs somehow I managed to hold on to a dream I ve always had. That dream was to go to college, get an education and learn, and specifically learn about the law. And yet, there was another adversity to overcome how was I going to pay for college?! So while working full time as a waitress in a restaurant, I went to school full time, lived very frugally, did not really sleep much, studied a lot, and paid for my education without accruing student loans. Sometimes hard work does pay off and somehow a person can achieve dreams even though there are roadblocks to overcome. But probably the best thing that I learned, and I hope the most important, is that success is not measured by the end result, but how you get there: the struggle, the journey, the process. In the end, I earned my Paralegal Degree from Edmonds Community College, then continued my studies at the University of Washington where I obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Law, Societies and Justice, with a Minor in Human Rights. With honors. Currently, I work for an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in Contracts, Real Estate and Commercial Litigation. For the past 3 and a half years, I have had the opportunity to work not only as a paralegal, but as an office manager, coordinating the practices of three separate lawyers in our offices. This experience has given me unique knowledge concerning the inner workings of a small business. What I like most about my job is the court process of managing litigation, and what I find most challenging are the ever-changing federal, state, and local court rules. For fun, I like to go camping and hiking, enjoy practicing hot yoga, reading books, watching movies, and hanging out with my friends and boyfriend, Spencer.
13 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 13 WORD SEARCH FUN - SUPREME COURT AND HEALTHCARE ALITO BENCH BRIEF BUY CASE DEBATE DISMISS FLORIDA HEALTH PLAN INSURANCE JABOT KAGAN KENNEDY LAW MEDICAID MEDICAL MOOT RECUSE ROBERTS SCALIA SEVERABILITY SIX HOURS STATES STRIP TAX PENALTY THOMAS TOTENBERG UNINSURED UPHOLD
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15 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 15 RECIPE CORNER CRUNCHY AVOCADO SALAD Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and diced 2 ripe beefsteak tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup pitted nicoise olives, roughly chopped 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained, rinsed and drained again 2 tablespoons roughly torn flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup champagne vinegar 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces blue corn tortilla chips Directions: Gently toss the avocados, tomatoes, olives, chickpeas, parsley, vinegar, olive oil, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Crumble the chips over the top and serve. BAKED ALASKA Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap. Spread 1 pint softened vanilla ice cream in the pan; freeze until hard, 1 hour. Spread with 1 pint softened orange sherbet; freeze 1 more hour. Top with a layer of pound cake slices; freeze at least 1 more hour. Beat 4 egg whites and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice with a mixer until frothy, then beat in 1/3 cup sugar until stiff. Invert the ice cream loaf onto a baking sheet, remove the plastic wrap and cover completely with the meringue. Bake at 500 degrees F until browned in spots, 3 minutes.
16 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 16 CONGRATS TO OUR CHAPTER AWARD WINNERS!! Firm of the Year: Riddell Williams PS Boss of the Year: Laura Hoexter Legal Professional of the Year: Daena Temkova Volunteer of the Year: Michelle Hall-Griffith, PLS Advance Your Career NALS offers members and nonmembers the opportunity to sit for three unique certifications dedicated to the legal services profession. The exams are of varying levels and are developed by professionals in the industry. Each of the three certifications is developed by NALS and takes advantage of the more than 84 years of experience and dedication to the legal services industry only NALS has to offer. NALS has the certification for you, whether you are beginning a career in the legal industry or are a veteran paralegal ready to display your skills. Visit for more information. NALS offers continuing legal education and exam preparation through our Online Study Group. Effective immediately, NALS will be offering a one-year FREE membership to students of approved legal studies and paralegal studies programs who take the ALP or PP certification exam! If you are a student who is registered to take the ALP or PP exam, please contact NALS Certification Manager to ensure that you receive your free one-year membership.
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18 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 18 EMPLOYMENT POSTINGS EXPERIENCED LEGAL SECRETARY / LEGAL ASSISTANT Nelson Blair Langer Engle, a plaintiff personal injury law firm in the Northgate Area, is seeking a Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant to provide a variety of administrative support to attorneys and paralegals as needed. A minimum of five years legal secretary experience required. Nelson Blair Langer Engle offers a great work environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits. The ideal candidate would be: Proficient in all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Dictation, typing, writing and editing skills; Knowledge of local, state, appellate and federal court rules, & filing procedures; Filing and recording documents with various government agencies as directed by the attorneys; Experience with discovery and trial preparation; Attention to detail; Ability to multitask & handle multiple projects at once; and Accurately maintaining records and filing systems for client matters. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to to learn more about our check out our website IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT Puget Sound Legal is a boutique immigration law firm based in downtown Tacoma. Our firm provides high quality legal services to a demanding and diverse clientele. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the managing attorney. This position will be the primary point of contact for clients and will collaborate with the attorney to produce carefully prepared, well-supported immigration applications. The position will offer opportunities for increased responsibilities and associated rewards. For more information, please see: ENTRY LEVEL LAW FIRM ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT / ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK Karr Tuttle Campbell, a Northwest law firm founded in 1904, seeks a person to join our team-oriented administrative staff. We are looking for a full time clerk who has the ability to perform a variety of duties within our firm. These fast-paced duties include, but are not limited to, processing accounts payable, the trust account, assisting with client billings, accounts receivable, support service assistance and back up reception. The position requires a college degree or related work experience. We seek a detail oriented person with excellent communication and organization skills as well as proficiency with MS Excel and Word. Having an excellent customer service attitude is essential. If you have these essential components, we are willing to train you on our systems. Salary DOE/excellent benefits. Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter and resume outlining their qualifications to Marguerite Sandico, Director of Human Resources, Karr Tuttle Campbell, 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3300, Seattle, WA or to All inquiries are confidential. For additional information about our firm, please visit our website at: Karr Tuttle Campbell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.
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20 NALS of GREATER SEATTLE The Informer Page - 20 A BIG THANKS TO OUR CHAPTER'S SPONSORS! Special Counsel
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