Staff Attorney – Eviction Prevention Unit – Spokane

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Organization information
Organization name: 
Northwest Justice Project
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

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 statewide Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU). NJP seeks to add an attorney to the EPU. This position will work out of NJP’s Spokane office.

NJP is especially interested in qualified candidates with professional, personal and/or service experience that allows them to contribute to and support the legal aid community’s commitment to race equity. Candidates must be willing to be engaged with the community to be served.

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Washington State Bar Association membership in good standing, the ability to acquire membership through admission by motion, or ability to take the next Washington bar exam is required.

Litigation experience, with particular experience in Superior Court, tenant rights, and on matters related to housing is preferred.

Experience in substantive areas, including housing, foreclosure, or other legal issues that affect low-income communities preferred.

To apply: 

Please send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected]

Application deadline: open until filled.

NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact the Human Resources Department by calling (206) 464-1519 or emailing [email protected].
Salary range: 
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $70,329 to $128,569.