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Family Law Legal Assistant - Onsite in Kirkland, WA

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Kirkland Office - Kirkland, WA


Join one of PSBJs 100 Best Workplaces for 2022 and 2023 to work with a highly skilled legal team that moves mountains to support our clients.McKinley Irvin is seeking a dynamic and experienced on-site Legal Assistant to join the McKinley Irvin family in our Kirkland Office.

A completed application, cover letter, resume, and pay requirements are required for consideration.


***No agency inquiries, please. ***


What we offer:

  • Work that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of others
  • A supportive community of purpose-driven individuals
  • On-site camaraderie with industry professionals
  • Training and development opportunities to design a career you love
  • Competitive compensation, time off, and benefits
  • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support
  • $22-$28 /hour, commensurate with applicable experience


What you contribute:

First and foremost, we are empathetic advocates for our clients. We provide a supportive refuge during their time of crisis, while relentlessly pursuing the best possible outcome for their futures. To continue our mission, we are looking for a similarly minded, full-time Legal Assistant. If you want to build your future along with ours, we'd love to hear from you.



  • Assist legal teams with detailed categorization and document indexing of client paperwork (tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, etc.)
  • Assist legal teams with opening new client files
  • Assist legal teams with drafting, filing, serving, and tracking general pleadings and documents/correspondence (Notice of Appearance, Notice of Absence, Notice of Intent to Withdraw, Transmittal Memorandums, etc.)
  • Assist legal teams with processing incoming and outgoing mail, and legal messenger deliveries, and provide copies to client via client's preferred method (email, mail)



  • At least 2 -3 years of legal assistant experience is required, with family law experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines under time constraints
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • High degree of professionalism and dependability
  • Paralegal certificate preferred
  • Able to work regular office hours (8 am-5 pm, M-F) on-site in Kirkland office


Legal Assistant Total Rewards

  • Job Salary Range: $21.73 - 32.60 per hour
  • Expected Hiring Range: $22 - $28/hr. est. annualized $45,760 - 58,240
  • Eligible for annual discretionary bonus


McKinley Irvin offers a competitive total rewards package with compensation commensurate with experience and generous benefits, including but not limited to:


  • Choice of PPO/HDHP health plans
  • Choice of two dental plans
  • Vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with generous matching
  • Flexible paid time off starting at three weeks per year
  • 10 paid company holidays annually
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Group Life and Disability
  • College-bound-graduate laptop program
  • Casual Fridays
  • Thriving and engaged culture of smart coworkers


About McKinley Irvin:

With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Kirkland, Vancouver, and Portland, OR McKinley Irvin is the Pacific Northwest's largest family law firm. For over 30 years, we've dedicated ourselves to our clients, their families, and the evolving nature of what it means to be a family. It is our goal to achieve the best possible results for our clients, while at the same time delivering world-class personal service.


Our Philosophy:

We believe families are the root of civilization, that healthy families create healthy communities, and that communities are the foundation of the country. By helping one family at a time, we better our society.