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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

 

Managing Attorney – Eviction Defense

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is seeking a Managing Attorney to help launch and oversee a new Statewide Eviction Defense Unit to protect the rights of low-income tenants across Washington State. This position may be located in any of NJP’s 20 offices in the state.     

Bilingual Staff Attorney -Labor Trafficking | Yakima, Tri-Cities, or Wentachee, WA

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 offers a unique opportunity to join a mission driven organization serving the legal needs of low-income people and communities in Washington State.  The Farmworker Unit (FWU) is a statewide unit within NJP that provides legal assistance to low-income agricultural workers throughout Washington. This is a full-time position.

NJP seeks applications from attorneys who have a strong interest in working with farmworker communities to lead our advocacy against labor trafficking in agriculture. The position is made possible by funding from Washington’s Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) to represent survivors of labor trafficking in civil claims and immigration matters and conduct community education on labor trafficking to farmworkers and community organizations. This is a full-time position.

Legal Assistant | Tacoma, WA

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’s Tacoma field office seeks an experienced full-time legal assistant to join a team supporting the 15 attorneys and 2 paralegal advocates who provide direct legal services to NJP clients in Pierce & Kitsap Counties. These advocates practice family, housing, healthcare, public benefits, consumer, employment and civil rights law. Legal Assistants also fill a backup reception role.  Fluency in Spanish or another client language is highly desired. 

Legal Assistant | Bremerton, WA

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’s Bremerton field office seeks an experienced full-time legal assistant to join a team supporting the 15 attorneys and 2 paralegal advocates who provide direct legal services to NJP clients in Pierce & Kitsap Counties. These advocates practice family, housing, healthcare, public benefits, consumer, employment and civil rights law. Legal Assistants also fill a backup reception role.  Fluency in Spanish or another client language is highly desired. 

Legal Assistant - Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) | Seattle, WA

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 an experienced Legal Assistant to join its Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) team of five advocates and two legal assistants in Seattle. The two legal assistants share the responsibility of supporting the five advocates. This is a full-time, grant-based position, and is privately funded through long-time partnerships with Seattle Children’s Hospital and Harborview Medical Center. 

Temporary Staff Attorney | Tri-Cities/Walla Walla, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission of Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity through legal representation, community partnerships, and education.  NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Tri-Cities office serving Benton, Franklin, Columbia, and Walla Walla Counties, in Eastern Washington

This is a full-time, fully benefited position with six months of funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) to expand its capacity to serve those facing housing problems as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.  In addition to this temporary opportunity, NJP anticipates the Washington State Legislature will increase its investments in housing justice, enabling NJP to further increase staffing in regular, long term positions. NJP has a long history of filling open positions through existing staff, thus there is potential for longer term employment should the funding be received. 

Temporary Staff Attorney | Wenatchee, WA

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission of Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity through legal representation, community partnerships, and education.  NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Wenatchee office focusing on those Chelan, Grant, and Adams counties.

This is a full-time, fully benefited position with one year funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) to expand its capacity to serve those facing housing problems as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.  In addition to this temporary opportunity, NJP anticipates the Washington State Legislature will increase its investments in housing justice, enabling NJP to further increase staffing in regular, long term positions. NJP has a long history of filling open positions through existing staff, thus there is potential for longer term employment should the funding be received. 

Temporary Bilingual Legal Assistant | Omak, WA

The 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’s Omak office seeks a full-time, temporary experienced Bilingual Legal Assistant to support our field office and attorneys.  This is a full time temporary position with approximate employment dates of May 10, 2021 - September 2021. Bilingual Spanish/English skills are required.

Temporary Bilingual Receptionist/Office Assistant | Omak, WA

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 Omak office seeks applicants for a Temporary Bilingual Receptionist/Office Assistant. 
This is a full time temporary position with approximate employment dates of May 10, 2021 - September 2021. English/Spanish skills are required for this position.

Legal Assistant | Kent, WA

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

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 Kent office seeks a full-time, experienced legal assistant to support attorneys working with a variety of civil legal issues affecting victims of crime in South King County.  The work is primarily in family law but may include work in other civil areas where legal needs arise as a direct result of victimization.

Staff Attorney | Wenatchee, WA

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

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 through the work of our Wenatchee office serving Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant, and Adams counties, in North Central Washington.  This is a full-time position.

Staff Attorney | Walla Walla, WA

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

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 through the work of our Walla Walla office serving Benton, Franklin, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties. 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.

Legal Assistant | Olympia, WA

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

The 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’s Olympia 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.

Assistant Managing Attorney - King County CHEER | Seattle, WA

**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 in its King County Consumer Housing Education and Employment Rights (CHEER) Unit.  NJP’s Assistant Managing Attorneys play a critical role in the statewide units and local office/regional delivery of civil legal assistance to low-income communities across Washington State. The Assistant Managing Attorney is responsible for tasks delegated by the Managing Attorney to support the overall management of regional offices or specialized units of within NJP’s statewide law firm to carry out the program’s vision, mission and strategic goals. 

Assistant Managing Attorney - CLEAR | Seattle, WA

**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. 

Staff Attorney | Pullman, WA

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

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 through the work of our Pullman Satellite Office. NJP’s Pullman office is a “satellite” location of NJP’s Spokane office. The staff in the Pullman office primarily serve clients in Whitman, Asotin, and Garfield counties. This is a full-time position.

Staff Attorney - King County CHEER | Seattle, WA

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

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 through the work of our Seattle office serving King County. This is a full-time position our Consumer, Housing, Employment, and Education Rights (CHEER) unit.

Staff Attorney | Omak, WA

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

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 through the work of our Omak office serving Okanogan County and the Colville Tribal Court in North Central Washington.  This is a full-time position.

Legal Assistant - King County Family Law | Seattle, WA

**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’s Seattle office seeks a full-time experienced legal assistant to support the attorneys in the King County office’s family law and victim of crime (VOCA) unit.  This is a full-time position in Seattle.