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Family Law Paralegal - King County WA

Job Details

Seattle Office - Seattle, WA
Full Time


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. We're looking for dynamic Family Law Paralegals with experience in King County to join the McKinley Irvin family, supporting our Seattle and Kirkland Attorneys either remotely, in-office, or hybrid.


Interested in this unique opportunity to join an amazing firm? A completed application, cover letter, resume, and salary expectations 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
  • Competitive compensation, PTO, and benefits
  • State-of-the-art technology, resources, and support
  • Opportunities to work 100% remote, on-site, or hybrid, depending upon preference
  • $28-$50/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 similarly minded, full-time Paralegals. If you want to build your future along with ours, we'd love to hear from you.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Drafting, filing, serving, and tracking general pleadings and documents/correspondence
  • Create initial client Master Information List in FamilySoft and prepare draft shell initial pleadings
  • Case schedule docketing, including maintaining tickle box, sending reminders, and tracking trial retainers
  • Assembling mediation materials, ER 904 Notices, Sealed Financial Source Documents, Joint Statement of Evidence, trial notebooks and motion documents

What you bring to the table:

  • King County experience required
  • At least 3-5 years of family law or fast-paced litigation experience required with solid academic credentials
  • 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
  • Proficiency in litigation software including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Family Soft, and time-keeping applications


Paralegal Total Rewards

  • Job Salary Range: $26.50 – 56.34 per hour
  • Expected Hiring Range: $28 - $50/hr. est. annualized $58,240 – 104,000
  • 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
  • Onsite, Remote, or Hybrid work option
  • Thriving and engaged culture of smart coworkers


About McKinley Irvin:

With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, Kirkland, Vancouver, and Portland, 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 as a whole.