- Member of the Washington Bar or willing and able to take next bar exam
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and willingness to develop and maintain systems to facilitate grant reporting and compliance requirements.
- Willingness to work and live in Northwest Washington and willingness to travel within Skagit County and occasionally, to nearby counties.
- Experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, and economic crime victims.
- Ability to work collaboratively with diverse partners, client communities, law enforcement, health care providers, guardians, case managers and others.
- Cultural competency; especially with immigrants, tribal communities, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, people with disabilities, and limited-English-proficient persons.
- Experience working directly with low-income persons is desirable.
- Experience working with low-income and/or immigrant persons is highly preferred.
- Direct experience working with domestic violence and sexual assault victims is a plus.
- Spanish language ability is preferred.
NJP has an organizational commitment to fight racism, embrace equity and inclusion in both those we serve, and those we employ. All staff are expected to uphold this commitment and approach their role with a desire to learn and grow in this area.
Compensation: NJP Staff Attorney Salary Scale based on years of experience starting at $64,751 annually.
Hours of work: NJP’s typical client office hours are 9:00 – 5:00, Monday through Friday. Attorney positions are exempt and those in the position are expected to work the hours needed to meet their professional responsibilities.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact the Human Resources Department by calling (206) 464-1519.