Litigation Casualty Associate

Job Description

Our Seattle office is seeking an attorney with 0-2 years of relevant experience in handling cases in the areas of complex civil matters including products liability, personal and catastrophic injury, and general litigation.  Experience in asbestos litigation a plus.


This position involves all phases of litigation, and includes drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, and handling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and trials.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • An exceptional academic record, along with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • One year of private law firm practice or other relevant experience
  • Strong legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Eager to assume responsibility
  • Optimistic outlook that thrives in a dynamic work setting
  • Values diversity and teamwork
  • Must be admitted to practice in Washington

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a group of accomplished lawyers and become part of our nationally-recognized litigation team. We offer a collegial and collaborative work environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences which strengthen our ability to serve our clients and enhances our culture.  We are dedicated to the long-term professional development of our attorneys.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a 5-7 page writing sample to Carol O'Connell at

Bullivant Houser Bailey is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.




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