Bilingual Staff Attorney - CLEAR Program

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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 with a mission of combatting
injustice, strengthening communities, and 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 full-time bilingual staff attorney to work at CLEAR, our telephone-based legal aid and
referral unit. “CLEAR” stands for Coordinated Legal Education, Advice, and Referral, and CLEAR
advocates handle many kinds of civil legal problems, providing advice over the phone, some
unbundled services, and referrals where available. 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 whose professional, personal and/or service experience
allows them to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the legal services community.
All NJP attorneys work as part of a comprehensive, statewide equal justice delivery system to ensure
that low-income people have access to the legal help they need.

The assigned office location is flexible. (Aberdeen, Bellingham, Everett, Longview, Port Angeles,
Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver, Yakima) A hybrid or remote schedule may be considered if the person
hired is eligible under NJP’s Telecommuting Policy. Occasional travel will be necessary for

Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range
starting at $73,142 to $133,712. NJP offers compensation for those who are regularly asked to use a
language other than English in their work. We provide a comprehensive benefits package that
includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health
premiums, as well as generous time off.

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Must be bilingual in Spanish and English. Please see additional details here:

To apply: 

Please send your cover letter (should include description of any experience, personal or
professional, with low-income or other marginalized communities), resume, and writing sample, to
[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $73,142 to $133,712.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, April 19, 2024