**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**
Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combatting Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity. NJP secures justice for people in or near poverty through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families and communities through legal representation, community partnerships, education and other advocacy.
NJP currently seeks applications from qualified attorneys for the position of Assistant Managing Attorney. The Assistant Managing Attorney will work with another CLEAR Assistant Managing Attorney and the CLEAR Managing Attorney to provide oversight and supervision of NJP’s Coordinated Legal Education, Advice, and Referral team (CLEAR). The CLEAR team consists of a staff of approximately 25 advocates (plus volunteer attorneys), and 3 legal assistants. Staff on CLEAR work in Seattle and other NJP locations, including some telecommuters.
CLEAR advocates and staff work together as part of NJP’s statewide law firm, and in collaboration with Volunteer Lawyer Programs (VLPs) and other Alliance for Equal Justice legal aid providers, to bring high-quality civil legal services to low-income Washingtonians. CLEAR advocates provide a range of services (including advice by phone, document preparation, and negotiation with opposing parties) to people across Washington on a wide variety of legal issues. CLEAR services protect victims of domestic violence, preserve affordable housing options, improve access to health care and income opportunities, protect vulnerable consumers, overcome barriers to employment, help clients access justice systems, and provide other assistance toward securing the long-term well-being of individuals and communities.