Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Carney Badley Spellman.

We are a leading law firm in Seattle Washington.  Our clients include individuals, startups, closely-held businesses and Fortune 500 companies with offices in the Pacific Northwest and across the United States.

Carney Badley Spellman is continuously searching for highly skilled attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and administrative staff to provide the highest level of service to our clients, are effective contributors and mentors to others within our firm and to our local communities.

We value and foster an environment that encompasses a culture of diversity, collegiality, respect and professional growth.  Our employees come from diverse backgrounds and educations. We understand our employees are our greatest assets and essential to achieving the goals of our firm.

We believe providing benefits to our employees that include dependents and families is essential everyone’s overall health and vitality.

  • Medical & Health Care Savings Account
  • Dental
  • Life & Disability
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Long Term Care
  • Retirement:  401k, Safe Harbor, Profit Sharing
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter, please send a .doc or PDF file as an attachment to  Please include the position you would like to apply for in the subject line.

2018 Positions Available


We are seeking a tax attorney with a transferable book of business (at least partial) and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Washington state and local taxes. A combination of federal and state/local tax practice a plus.  Seeking attorney who can advise individuals, startups, mid-size businesses, and national and international companies on tax audit and compliance issues, tax appeals, and tax planning, including but not limited to, sales tax, gross receipts taxes, real estate excise tax, property taxes, cigarette and tobacco taxes, credits and deferrals, and matters involving M&A deals to prevent or reduce potential tax assessments.  The ideal candidate will have experience in handling state and local tax appeals before administrative agencies (e.g., Washington Department of Revenue, county boards of equalization, state Board of Tax Appeals) and all levels of the Washington courts (Superior Court, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court), as well as experience working on legislation and agency rule-making. LL.M in tax or CPA desired but not required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Deborah Dillard,

Carney Badley Spellman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.