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Why Work at OAH?

  • Be part of a team that is making a difference for the people of Washington.
  • Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth.
  • Expand your skills and knowledge with in-house training.
  • Benefits:
  • Medical benefits
  • Retirement
  • Vacation leave
  • Sick leave
  • Dental benefits
  • Long term disability
  • Life insurance

Support Team

We have skilled legal support teams at OAH. They include Office Managers, Legal Assistants, and Legal Office Assistants. They work closely with the judges and help manage the cases.

We also have a call center with Customer Service Specialists.

Administrative Law Judges

Being a judge at OAH means doing meaningful public service and working independently to exercise your decision-making authority and quasi-judicial discretion. Judge positions include line, lead, and senior (supervisory) positions.

The environment is collegial and supportive, with access to mentors, colleagues, and free continuing legal education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are an applicant with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process please visit for more information.

The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. The OAH is committed to and celebrates diversity in the workplace.