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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

 

Assistant Managing Attorney - Foreclosure Prevention Unit | WA

NJP currently seeks applications from qualified attorneys for the position of Assistant Managing Attorney for its statewide Foreclosure Prevention Unit (FPU).  The FPU is being created as a statewide team of attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants advocating for the rights of homeowners and engaging in local, state and national homeowner and consumer protection advocacy. 

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 of the FPU is responsible for tasks delegated by the FPU Managing Attorney to support the overall management of the FPU staff located throughout the state. 

Managing Attorney - Foreclosure Prevention Unit | WA

Northwest Justice Project seeks applications from qualified attorneys to act as Managing Attorney for the Foreclosure Prevention Unit (FPU).  

The FPU will be a new unit at NJP. The Managing Attorney of the FPU is responsible for supervision of a statewide team of attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants advocating for the rights of homeowners and engaging in local, state and national homeowner and consumer protection advocacy. 

Northwest Justice Project’s Managing Attorneys play a critical role in the statewide delivery of civil legal assistance. They are responsible for the overall management of the regional offices and specialized units comprising NJP statewide law firm and carry out NJP’s vision, mission, Strategic Plan and other initiatives and goals.
 

Staff Attorney - Contract Attorney Program

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 its mission through the work of the Contract Attorney Program (CAP). There are 2 full-time opportunities available. The location is flexible but candidate must reside in WA; position may be remote, hybrid, or in office based on space available in an existing NJP office.

Legal Assistant | Tri-Cities, WA

NJP’s Tri-Cities office, located in Kennewick, seeks a full-time, experienced legal assistant to assist attorneys who primarily work in the areas of family law, housing, and consumer issues. NJP seeks a qualified applicant committed to supporting our mission through the work of Tri-Cities office.  This is a full-time position.

Staff Attorney - Family Law | Seattle, WA

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of the King County family law unit. Applicants should have a desire to work with victims of domestic violence and with the agencies that serve them; and, be interested and willing to pursue civil litigation in areas related to protection orders and family law. This is a full-time position.

Washington LawHelp Coordinator | 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 applicants for a Washington LawHelp Coordinator position to assist in the support of the Washington LawHelp Team. This position is full time and will report to the Washington LawHelp Managing Attorney.

Staff Attorney - Medical Legal Partnership | Everett, WA

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys to work within our Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) project to address the legal needs of low-income patients at Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett. This is a full-time position. 

The MLP portion of the role will involve representing and advising patients and families who are referred by their medical provider. This position will also consult with medical providers on patients’ legal needs and train medical providers to identify and address common legal issues. This position may include responsibility for compliance with applicable grant and contract provisions related to services provided with specialized funding, including meeting reporting requirements. The attorney’s remaining work will be part of the Everett office’s general legal services.

Staff Attorney - Eviction Prevention Unit | Tri-Cities, 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 new statewide Eviction Prevention Unit. 

Staff Attorney - Eviction Prevention Unit | Vancouver, Tacoma, Tri-Cities/Walla Walla

Northwest Justice Project seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Eviction Defense Unit (EPU).  The EPU, a statewide unit with more than staff attorneys located in various NJP offices, is charged with effectuating Washington’s Right to Counsel in eviction actions.  

NJP is adding [these] three positions to the EPU to specifically target gaps in the current statewide Right to Counsel deployment to focus on geographic coverage gaps in the region surrounding the assigned office and to serve as conflict counsel for Volunteer Programs contractors in the region, which will require travel to adjacent counties.        

Controller | Seattle

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 Controller candidates. The Controller will report to the Director of Finance and will directly supervise accounting personnel. The Controller will interact with the organization’s executive management, program personnel, auditors, grantors, contractors and sub-contractors. This is a full time exempt position located in Seattle.

Legal Assistant | Spokane

**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 seeks applications from qualified legal assistants committed to supporting the NJP mission through the work in our Spokane office. There are opportunities for 2 full-time positions.

Staff Attorney | Spokane

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

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.   

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. 

Staff Attorney | Everett

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 Everett office serving Snohomish County, the third largest county in the state. This is a full-time position.  

Staff Attorney - VOCA | Vancouver, WA

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

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to work to address the collateral civil legal needs of person who have been victims of crime through the work of our Vancouver and Longview offices, serving the Clark, Klickitat, Cowlitz, and Skamania Counties.

This full time position will involve a significant commitment to representing victims of crimes against the person and economic crimes, particularly those involving exploitation. The ideal candidate would be interested and willing to pursue civil litigation in areas related to family law, housing, consumer protection, public benefits and health care access, and other collateral impacts of victimization (such as protection orders, parenting plans, housing, employment, health care, and education).

Staff Attorney | Vancouver, WA

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

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission in our Vancouver office. Our Vancouver office serves the Clark, Klickitat, and Skamania Counties.

Staff Attorney | Olympia, WA

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

As a result of anticipated new funding through OCLA- Civil Justice Reinvestment Plan, NJP is able to increase its staff capacity through the addition of several new staff attorney positions located throughout Washington State. NJP will be adding a Staff Attorney position in our Olympia office.   

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission in the offices listed above.  Experience in affirmative litigation in state or federal court and experience in addressing systemic issues is a plus. Significant civil legal aid and related advocacy experience is also preferred. Applicants should be culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English speakers and persons with disabilities. 

Outreach Worker - Native American Unit | WA

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

NJP will be contracting with Office of Civil Legal for COVID Pandemic legal aid funding to expand its capacity to serve Native Americans experiencing civil legal issues directly or indirectly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Outreach Worker will be part of NJP’s Native American Unit (NAU). The NAU is a specialized unit that advocates for the rights of Native American individuals and communities, on and off reservation. This is a regular, full-time position covered by NJP’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Staff Attorney - COVID Consequences | Yakima, WA

NJP has created a “COVID Consequences Legal Project” to be staffed by two outreach workers and two attorneys. One outreach worker and one staff attorney will be located in and focus on the Central portion of the state; the other outreach worker and staff attorney will be located in and focus on the North Central portion of the state. All staff will focus on engaging with and responding to the civil legal needs of Latinx and Native Americans who have been affected by hospitalizations and deaths arising out of the COVID pandemic.

Staff Attorney - COVID Consequences | Omak or Wenatchee

NJP has created a “COVID Consequences Legal Project” to be staffed by two outreach workers and two attorneys. One outreach worker and one staff attorney will be located in and focus on the Central portion of the state; the other outreach worker and staff attorney will be located in and focus on the North Central portion of the state. All staff will focus on engaging with and responding to the civil legal needs of Latinx and Native Americans who have been affected by hospitalizations and deaths arising out of the COVID pandemic.

Outreach Worker | Yakima, WA

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

NJP has created a “COVID Consequences Legal Project” to be staffed by two outreach workers and two attorneys. One outreach worker and one staff attorney will be located in and focus on the Central portion of the state; the other outreach worker and staff attorney will be located in and focus on the North Central portion of the state.  All staff will focus on engaging with and responding to the civil legal needs of Latinx and Native Americans who have been affected by hospitalizations and deaths arising out of the COVID pandemic. This is a regular, full-time position covered by NJP’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.  This is not a remote position. 

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.

Assistant Managing Attorney - King County Consumer Housing Education and Employment Rights (CHEER) Unit | Seattle, WA

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

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.

Managing Attorney | Vancouver, WA

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

NJP is seeking qualified Managing Attorney candidates for its regional service office located in Vancouver.  NJP’s Vancouver office serves Clark, Klickitat and Skamania Counties.  Vancouver affords rich cultural and recreational opportunities and the job offers significant opportunity for professional growth and development within a larger statewide legal aid program.
 
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. They are responsible for the overall management of regional offices and specialized units comprising Northwest Justice Project’s (NJP) statewide law firm and supports carrying out the program’s vision, mission, Strategic Plan and other initiatives and goals.

Outreach Worker | Omak or Wenatchee, WA

NJP has created a “COVID Consequences Legal Project” to be staffed by two outreach workers and two attorneys. One outreach worker and one staff attorney will be located in and focus on the Central portion of the state; the other outreach worker and staff attorney will be located in and focus on the North Central portion of the state. All staff will focus on engaging with and responding to the civil legal needs of Latinx and Native Americans who have been affected by hospitalizations and deaths arising out of the COVID pandemic.

Staff Attorney | Tacoma

**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 Tacoma office, serving Pierce and Kitsap Counties.   There are two full time opportunities available.

Bilingual Legal Assistant | Wenatchee, WA

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

NJP’s Wenatchee office seeks a full-time, bilingual (spanish/english), legal assistant to assist attorneys who primarily work in the areas of housing, family law, public benefits, and consumer protection.

Legal Assistant (part-time) | Port Angeles, WA

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

NJP’s Port Angeles office seeks a part-time (21 hours per week), experienced legal assistant to support our fast-paced field office and attorneys. This position is located in our Port Angeles office.

Legal Assistant | Everett, WA

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

NJP’s Everett 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.

Legal Assistant | Bellingham, WA

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

NJP’s Bellingham office seeks a full-time, experienced legal assistant to support our fast-paced field office and attorneys. The primary practice areas include eviction defense, family law, consumer, and public benefits. This is a full-time position.