The Supervising Staff Attorney reports to the Director of Legal Services and supervises a team of staff attorneys. They support the Commission's mission to protect and improve the health of the state of Washington citizens by providing professional and technical expertise delivering enhanced legal services and providing department leadership in the areas of complex and emergency adjudication.
The competencies of this role invite an individual who is aware of their patterns, strengths, and limitations and seeks feedback and knowledge to continually learn and grow from experiences. They pursue an understanding of all perspectives and leverage the generative nature of differing opinions and experiences so that outcomes are of the highest quality. While balancing state government, agency, commission, and stakeholder interests to make effective decisions as well as champion decisions that have been made. Finally, a leader chooses to create an environment of success and not only articulate their vision and expectations to their team. This leader strives to model that vision consistently, by setting the example in the alignment of personal actions with shared values.
The DESIRED Candidate Profile
Experience defined below may have been gained through paid or unpaid activities.
Three (3) or more years of experience:
In an administrative or regulatory law setting that includes experience with legal procedures associated with Washington’s Administrative Procedure Act (APA), Uniform Disciplinary Act (UDA), or similar regulatory schemes. Using word processing tools, MS Word, Adobe, etc., managing data and databases specific to work activities, and communicating with others verbally or in writing, including utilizing email systems or chat systems.
Using the internet, Westlaw, PACER, etc. as research tools to find and download information.
Please ensure any relevant experience defined above is outlined in your cover letter, resume, and/or applicant profile.
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