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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

 

Temporary Staff Attorney - Skagit - Employment Assistance | Skagit County, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) has received one-time funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid to expand its capacity to serve the needs of Farmworkers arising out of the COVID-19 emergency. As a result, NJP will add a temporary Staff Attorney for the Bellingham office in collaboration with the program’s Farmworker Unit (FWU).  This is a full-time position with an anticipated employment duration through June 30, 2021.  This position is primarily working in Skagit County, but may involve occasional work and travel to adjacent counties. 

NJP’s Bellingham office seeks applications from qualified attorneys to undertake mission-directed work to address the COVID-19 employment Related Legal Representation of farmworkers.  

Information Technology (IT) Director | Seattle, WA

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.

Bilingual Legal Assistant | Vancouver, 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 Vancouver office seeks a full-time, experienced bilingual (Spanish speaking) 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.

Staff Attorney - Domestic Violence | Seattle, WA

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 longterm 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 by providing civil legal services to survivors of domestic violence who reside in Seattle or have recently fled Seattle due to domestic violence. The staff attorney will be part of a team of three attorneys and one legal assistant funded by the City of Seattle Human Services Department.

Legal Assistant | Pullman, 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 new office in Pullman seeks a full-time, experienced legal assistant to assist attorneys who provide legal services to our clients. As an office offering services in a variety of practice areas, support could include attorneys practicing family law, housing, public benefits, and consumer protection. Additionally, the person in this role will function as the primary receptionist for the office.

Staff Attorney | Aberdeen, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission to combat injustice, strengthen communities and protect 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 Aberdeen office. This is a full-time position. 
Family law will be a primary focus of this role. 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.  

Legal Content Editor | Seattle, WA

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

NJP is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Legal Content Editor with NJP’s Legal Media Team. The Legal Media Team maintains and develops WashingtonLawHelp.org (WLH), a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington. The site provides legal education materials and tools that give people basic information on civil legal problems and detailed instructions and forms to help unrepresented people. Washington LawHelp resources are also used to train volunteer attorneys, community workers, and NJP advocates in new or changing areas of the law. This team is also responsible for maintenance for nwjustice.org, two private Intranets for Staff and Board of Directors, as well as responsible for skilled plain-language drafting, editing, and updating an ever-expanding library of more than 450 print publications, 60+ videos and self-help packets.

Staff Attorney | Wenatchee, WA

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission to combat injustice, strengthen communities and protect 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 serving Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Adams counties, in North Central Washington. This is a full-time position.

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. 

Bilingual Receptionist | Seattle, 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 seeks a Spanish Bilingual Receptionist to work in our Seattle office. This is a full-time position.

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

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) received funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) to open an office to serve Grant and Adams Counties.  The funding will support the hiring of two attorneys and a legal assistant. The office is located in the town of Quincy, a short, beautiful commute from Wenatchee along the Columbia River. The office will operate as a satellite of NJP’s Wenatchee office, which currently serves the region.

Assistant Managing Attorney - Screening Unit | Seattle, 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.

Staff Attorney - CLEAR | Seattle, WA

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

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) seeks a full-time attorney to work on its statewide legal aid “hotline,” CLEAR (Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral) to provide legal advice, limited assistance, and referral on civil legal problems. CLEAR attorneys serve as part of a statewide team of legal aid advocates who work cooperatively to provide legal assistance to the State's indigent population. Litigation experience is a plus, though this is not a litigation position. NJP is especially interested in qualified candidates who’s professional, personal and/or service experience allows them to contribute to the diversity and excellence of legal services community.  All NJP attorneys work as part of a comprehensive, statewide equal justice delivery system to ensure that low income persons have access to the legal help they need.  

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

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

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 Coordinator. The DEI Coordinator 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.