Jobs and Internships

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This job board is provided as a resource for those looking for jobs internships, externships, and fellowships within the civil legal aid and pro bono sector in Washington State.

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Applicants, be sure to tell your prospective employer that you found the job listing on the Alliance for Equal Justice website!

Employers, if you would like to share a job or internship here, please send a PDF with all of the pertinent information for posting to atj@wsba.org. Please note that job postings will be removed after three months unless you instruct us otherwise.

Jobs

The Northwest Justice Project has numerous current openings for attorneys and support staff around the state. To see all the current openings visit NJP’s jobs page here.

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Job Opportunities - Week of April 11, 2021

Case Manager/Outreach Coordinator
Organization: Tenant Law Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 14, 2021
Mission: Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and the Gospel imperative, Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services are outreaches of the Catholic Church in Western Washington, under the leadership of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Boards of Trustees. CCS and CHS answer the Gospel call to loving and compassionate service with particular concern for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death and the dignity of the human person. Our employees and volunteers come from many faith traditions to serve and support poor and vulnerable people through the provision of quality, integrated services and housing. Our focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism. We actively join with others to work for justice.

Staff Attorney
Immigrant Health Equity Advocate
Organization: Northwest Health Law Advocates
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 14, 2021
Mission: Northwest Health Law Advocates is the consumer voice in the health care debate. For 22 years, we’ve been working to improve access to health care for all Washington residents to advance health as a human right.

AAG - Consumer Protection Division
AAG – Social and Health Services
AAG – Government Compliance & Enforcement Division
AAG - Licensing & Administrative Law Division
AAG - Corrections Division's Civil Rights Unit
AAG - Complex Litigation Division
AAG – Licensing & Administrative Law Division
Organization: AGO
Location: Multiple
Posted: April 14, 2021
Mission: The AGO is committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people. It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available.

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Job Opportunities - Week of April 4, 2021

Bilingual Staff Attorney -Labor Trafficking - Yakima, Tri-Cities, or Wenatchee, WA
Staff Attorney - King County CHEER - Seattle, WA
Staff Attorney - Omak, WA
Organization: Northwest Justice Project
Location: Multiple
Posted: April 8, 2021
Mission: Our Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity

Community Relations and Equity Director (DOH5467)
Organization: WA State Department of Health
Location: Tumwater, WA
Posted: April 8, 2021
Mission: The vision of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is equity and optional health for all. Our mission is to work with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state.

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Job Opportunities - Week of March 28, 2021

Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney
Organization: ACLU Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 2, 2021
Mission: The ACLU will always be on the side of fairness, equality, freedom, and justice – for all

Managing Director
Equity Coach

Organization: JustLead
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 2, 2021
Mission: JustLead Washington is growing a sustainable network of community leaders who can effectively and collaboratively work toward equity and justice throughout Washington State.

Administrative Review and Hearing Division (ARHD)
Interpretations & Technical Advice (ITA) division 

Organization: Washington State Department of Revenue
Location: Tumwater, WA
Posted: April 2, 2021
Mission: Fairly and efficiently collect revenues to fund public services.

Immigrant Health Equity Advocate
Organization: Nohla
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 1, 2021
Mission: Nohla is working to achieve a health care system in which all Washington residents receive quality, affordable health care.

Analyst, Corporate Compliance
Organization: T-Mobile
Location: Bellevue, WA
Posted: April 1, 2021

Associate Director Center for Professional Development
Organization: Seattle University School of Law
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 31, 2021
Mission: Seattle University School - Educating powerful advocates for justice.

Chief Administrative Officer
Organization: King County
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 31, 2021

Development Director

Organization: Benefits Law Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 29, 2021
Mission: Social Security advocacy for people with disabilities who are homeless or low-income.

Public Defender Association Staff Attorney
Organization: Public Defender Association
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 29, 2021
Mission: The Public Defender Association advances social and racial equity and community health through reform of the criminal legal system. Grounding reform in a public health and safety framework, PDA develops new strategies and implements models that improve on conventional responses to crime and public order issues. In collaboration with community and government partners, we use policy advocacy, organizing, litigation, and public education to achieve our goals.

Assistant Attorney General - Criminal Justice Division - Seattle, WA
Assistant Attorney General - Transportation and Public Construction - Olympia, WA
Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division - Seattle, WA
Assistant Attorney General - Corrections Division
Assistant Attorney General - Licensing & Administrative Law Division
Assistant Attorney General - Complex Litigation
Organization: AGO
Location: Multiple
Posted: March 29, 2021
Mission: The AGO is committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people. It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available.

Director of Professional Development
Visiting Lecturer
Organization:
UW School of Law
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 29, 2021
Mission: The primary mission of the University of Washington is the preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge.

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Job Opportunities - Week of March 21, 2021

Equity and Justice Specialist
Organization: Washington State Bar Association
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 26, 2021
Mission: The WSBA's mission is to serve the public and the members of the Bar, ensure the integrity of the legal profession, and to champion justice.

Director of Professional Development
Visiting Lecturer
Organization: UW School of Law
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 26, 2021
Mission: The primary mission of the University of Washington is the preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge.

Temporary Receptionist/Office Manager
Organization: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Posted: March 26, 2021
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Staff Attorney
Senior Paralegal
Paralegal
Organization: Tenant Law Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 26, 2021
Mission: Rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and the Gospel imperative, Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services are outreaches of the Catholic Church in Western Washington, under the leadership of the Archbishop of Seattle and the Boards of Trustees. CCS and CHS answer the Gospel call to loving and compassionate service with particular concern for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death and the dignity of the human person. Our employees and volunteers come from many faith traditions to serve and support poor and vulnerable people through the provision of quality, integrated services and housing. Our focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism. We actively join with others to work for justice.

Staff Attorney
Organization: LCYC
Location: Walla Walla, WA
Posted: March 25, 2021
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children protects the interests and safety of youth in Washington by advancing their legal rights.  We accomplish our mission through direct legal representation, strong community partnerships, and systemic advocacy.

Attorney
Organization: Lavender Rights Project
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posted: March 24, 2021
Mission: Lavender Rights Project (LRP) advances a more just and equitable society by providing low-cost civil legal services and community programming centered in values of social justice for trans and queer low-income people and other marginalized communities.

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Job Opportunities - Week of March 14, 2021

Staff Attorney - Pierce County Office
Organization:
Teamchild
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posted: March 16, 2021
Mission: TeamChild believes that young people will thrive when they are surrounded by people who care about them and can access resources that support them. We fight for effective solutions – community-driven strategies that nurture and develop the health and wellbeing of young people, instead of exclusion and incarceration.

Development Coordinator

Organization: LFW
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 16, 2021
Mission: Equal civil justice for low-income people.

Staff Attorney - Pullman, WA - External
Staff Attorney - Wenatchee, WA - External
Staff Attorney - Walla Walla, WA - External
Organization:
Northwest Justice Project
Location: Multiple
Posted: March 16, 2021
Mission: Our Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity.

Children’s Representation Program Counsel
Organization: Office of Civil Legal Aid
Location: Flexible
Posted: March 19, 2021
Mission: The Mission of the Office of Civil Legal Aid is to secure, invest and oversee the use of public funding for civil legal aid to low-income people in Washington State and to ensure accountability for public funds dedicated to this purpose.

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NWIRP Hiring Development and Finance Directors

Organization: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 15, 2021
Mission: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Development Director
Finance Director

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Northwest Justice Project - New Job Opportunities

Organization: Northwest Justice Project
Location: Multiple
Posted: March 12, 2021
Mission: Our Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity

Managing Attorney -  Everett, WA
Temporary Staff Attorney - Wenatchee, WA
Temporary Staff Attorney - Tri-Cities/Walla Walla, WA
Temporary Staff Attorney - Pierce/Kitsap
Temporary Staff Attorney - Spokane, WA

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Legal Assistant

Organization: Unemployment Law Project
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 9, 2021
Mission: The Unemployment Law Project provides free legal representation and free advice and counsel to people in who have been denied Washington State unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged.

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Equity and Social Justice Manager/Advisor (WMS Band 2) Seven Positions

Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Location: Multiple Locations
Posted: March 9, 2021
Mission: The Department of Health works with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington state.

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Director of Basebuilding

Organization: Fair Work Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 9, 2021
Mission: Fair Work Center empowers workers to achieve fair employment. We are a hub for workers to understand and exercise their legal rights, improve working conditions and connect with community resources.  We envision a society in which workers are treated with dignity and respect, regardless of class, gender, or race. We will work to ensure that workers are informed of their rights under the law and that employers are held accountable to labor standards.

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Internships, Externships, & Fellowships

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DWT Pre-Law Diversity Fellowship

Organization: Davis Wright Tremaine
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: March 16, 2021

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LCYC Summer Intern Position

Organization: LCYC
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: January 26, 2021
Mission: Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) improves the well-being of young people by advancing their legal rights.  We accomplish our mission through direct legal representation, strong community partnerships, and systemic advocacy.

 

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1L Diversity Fellowship

Organization: Stoel Rives
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: December 23, 2020
Mission: At Stoel Rives, we believe that a more diverse law firm is a better law firm. Increasing the diversity of our workforce helps us to be better legal counselors and problem solvers.

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Summer Legal Internships

OrganizationColumbia Legal Services
Location: Various
Posted: December 1, 2020
Mission: Columbia Legal Services advocates for people who face injustice and poverty. We seek to achieve social and economic justice for all, using policy reform, litigation, and innovative partnerships to reveal and end actions that harm the communities we serve.

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Externship – LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic and Community Legal Education/Outreach

Organization: QLaw Foundation of Washington
Location: Remote or Seattle
Posted: November 9, 2020
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

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Externship – Family Matters Legal Clinic

Organization: QLaw Foundation of Washington
Location: Remote or Seattle
Posted: November 9, 2020
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

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Externship - LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic and Community Legal Education/Outreach

Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Seattle
Posted: July 14, 2020
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

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Externship - Family Matters Legal Clinic

Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Seattle
Posted: July 14, 2020
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

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Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Organization: QLaw Foundation
Location: Seattle
Posted: July 14, 2020
Mission: The QLaw Foundation of Washington promotes the dignity and respect of LGBTQ+ Washingtonians within the legal system through advocacy, education, and legal assistance.

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Fellowship with Legal Clinic

Organization: Fair Works Center
Location: Seattle
Posted: July 14, 2020
Mission: Fair Work Center empowers workers to achieve fair employment. We are a hub for workers to understand and exercise their legal rights, improve working conditions and connect with community resources.

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