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Join NJP and make a difference in the lives of thousands of low-income people in beautiful Washington state. NJP employees are dedicated, passionate people from diverse backgrounds, coming together to help our clients protect their families, health, and livelihoods. NJP offers a variety of employment opportunities for management, attorneys, paralegals and support staff in locations all around the state. Read about some of the great employee benefits NJP offers. 

Current Openings

 

Legal Assistant - Statewide Advocacy and Pro-bono | Seattle, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combating 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 seeks a full-time, experienced Legal Assistant to support our statewide advocacy and our pro bono efforts. This position will be one of two Legal Assistants providing support to NJP’s Statewide Advocacy Counsel and Pro Bono Coordinator.  The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work collaboratively with both Northwest Justice Project Attorneys and pro bono attorneys across the state, supporting our public interest law practice.

It is anticipated this position will be located in NJP’s Seattle office, however other locations may be considered if space if available.  

Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Specialist | Seattle, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combating 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.  

As a signatory of the Washington Race Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI), NJP has begun a journey to facilitate individual and organizational race equity work.  NJP’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) has provided a framework for the organization to move forward.  In order to assist in this work, NJP is adding the role of DEI Specialist.  The DEI Specialist is crucial for maintaining the momentum of the DEI Committee and facilitating transparency and accountability among all stakeholders with respect to REJI-related work at NJP. Since the DEI is purposed with coordinating REJI-related work at NJP, this position provides dedicated staff hours to crucial committee functions. Primary duties include DEI administrative support tasks and the reporting of REJI progress throughout NJP. This position will also help support statewide advocacy efforts to incorporate race equity into NJP’s advocacy priorities and community engagement activities, in order to advance specific REJI initiatives at NJP. This position has no direct reports and will be supervised by the Deputy Director.  This is a full-time position.

Managing Attorney || Everett, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) offers a unique leadership opportunity in a mission-driven organization serving the legal aid needs of low-income people and communities in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.    NJP is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to address barriers and promote justice for low-income persons throughout the state. NJP pursues its mission of Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity through legal advice and representation, community partnerships, and education to empower clients and combat injustice in all its forms.   

NJP is seeking qualified Managing Attorney candidates for its regional service office located in Everett.  NJP’s Everett office serves Snohomish County.  Everett affords rich cultural and recreational opportunities and the job offers significant opportunity for professional growth and development within a larger statewide legal aid program.

Staff Attorney Position | Wenatchee Satellite Office Serving Grant/Adams Counties | Bilingual (English/Spanish)

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm with a mission of Combating 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. Northwest Justice Project (NJP) recently opened an office to serve Grant and Adams Counties with funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA). The office is located in the town of Quincy, a short, beautiful commute from Wenatchee along the Columbia River. The office operates as a satellite of NJP’s Wenatchee office.

Legal Assistant | Vancouver, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm with a mission of Combating 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’s Vancouver office seeks a full-time, experienced Legal Assistant to support our fast pace field office and attorneys. The primary practice areas include family law, housing, consumer, and public benefits. This is a full-time position. Spanish speaking skills are preferred.

Staff Attorney - Longview, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide 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 seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission in our Longview office, serving Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties. Willingness to work in Longview and travel throughout Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties is necessary.  
  

Staff Attorney | Olympia, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission of combating injustice, strengthening communities and protecting human dignity through legal representation, community partnerships, and education to promote the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities throughout Washington. NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission in the Olympia office.

Staff Attorney | Yakima, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) offers a unique opportunity to join a mission driven organization serving the legal needs of low-income people and communities in the Central region of Washington State.  Yakima sits at the Eastern foot of the Cascade Mountain range and includes diverse industries, affords rich cultural and recreational opportunities, and offers significant opportunity for professional growth and development within a larger statewide legal aid program. NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission in Yakima and Kittitas counties working out of our Yakima office.  The ideal candidate would be interested and willing to pursue civil litigation in areas related to housing, consumer protection, family law, public benefits, health care access and other emerging issues.

Staff Attorney | Spokane, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit law firm whose mission is to secure justice 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 advocacy. NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting the NJP mission through the work in our Spokane office. This is a full-time position.

Information Technology (IT) Director | Seattle, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide 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 seeks applications from qualified candidates committed to serving our mission by directing the vision, development, implementation, and use of technology throughout NJP as the Information Technology Director.

Managing Attorney - CLEAR | Seattle, WA

**NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION**

NJP is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Managing Attorney for CLEAR, its Coordinated Legal Education and Referral (CLEAR) field office.  
Northwest Justice Project’s Managing Attorneys play a critical role in the statewide delivery of civil legal assistance to low-income communities across Washington State. 

The Managing Attorney for the CLEAR unit plays a critical role in the statewide delivery of civil legal assistance to low-income communities across Washington State, managing the unit staffing the statewide centralized intake system.  As part of NJP’s statewide law firm and in collaboration with other Alliance for Equal Justice legal aid providers, CLEAR brings high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income people across the state through telephonic advice, limited legal assistance, some extended representation services, and referrals to legal services across the state and on a wide variety of substantive legal issues. The CLEAR Managing Attorney reports to the Senior Managing Attorney for Client Access.  The CLEAR Managing Attorney represents the office as part of the larger NJP leadership team.