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Joan Kleinberg

Director of CLEAR/Private Bar Development

Joan Kleinberg is a member of the management team with primary responsibility for carrying out initiatives deriving from NJP’s 2012 – 2017 Strategic Plan, outcomes measurement and private attorney involvement.  Joan worked at Evergreen Legal Services as a staff attorney in Yakima and Seattle from 1977 to 1981 and as a private attorney involvement specialist from 1982 to 1995. In 1995, she became one of three founders of the Northwest Justice Project, where she developed the CLEAR hotline, the first statewide legal aid hotline for low-income persons; Joan is known nationally for her expertise in telephonic legal services delivery models.