- Member of the Washington Bar, the ability to acquire membership through admission by motion, or willing and able to take next Washington bar exam.
- Experience in all aspects of civil litigation with emphasis on housing, public benefits, consumer, family law, and other issues that impact low-income persons in Washington
- Experience in affirmative litigation in state or federal court and experience in addressing systemic issues is a plus.
- Able to develop and implement systmes for case processing (e.g. referral, case triage, and follow-up)
- Significant civil legal aid and related advocacy experience is strongly preferred.
- Applicants should be culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English and persons with disabilities.
- Bilingual Spanish is required.
- Willingness to engage with communities in Tri-cities or Southeast region of Washington and ability to travel to areas within the geographic service area is necessary.
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range of $70,329 to $128,569. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.
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.
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 reference, 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.