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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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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 May 23, 2021

Staff Attorney
Organization: TeamChild
Location: Spokane, WA
Posted: May 28, 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. Achieving our VISION requires a bold goal of eliminating the use of youth incarceration across Washington State.

Resource Attorney with WDA's Immigration Project
Organization: Washington Defender Association
Location: Multiple
Posted: May 28, 2021

Assistant Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Organization: King County
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 28, 2021
Mission: King County is committed to equity and diversity in the workplace. In addition, the county is committed to recruiting and maintaining a quality workforce that shares our guiding principles: collaborative, service-oriented, results-focused, accountable, innovative, professional and fair and just.

 

Fixed Term Paralegal and Administrative Assistant
Assistant Director of Academic Support and Bar Programs
Assistant Director, Center for Professional Development and Externships

Organization: Gonzaga University School of Law
Location: Spokane, WA
Posted: May 26, 2021
Mission: To provide an excellent legal education informed by our humanistic, Jesuit, and Catholic traditions and values.

Labor Standards Engagement Specialist
Senior Labor Standards Investigator
Organization: City of Seattle Office of Labor
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 26, 2021
Mission: Our mission is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice.

Staff Attorney
Organization:
Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services
Location: Olympia, WA
Posted: May 26, 2021
Mission: Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services (TCVLS) promotes access to justice through the coordinated efforts of trained volunteers and community partners. TCVLS strives to enable low-income clients to resolve their civil legal problems by providing legal advice, information, and direct representation in a manner sensitive to individuals and their legal needs.

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Job Opportunities – Week of May 16, 2021

Policy Analyst
Organization: ACLU Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 18, 2021
Mission: The ACLU will always be on the side of fairness, equality, freedom, and justice – for all.

Staff Attorney Eviction Prevention Unit
Staff Attorney Native American Unit/Crime Victims
Organization: Northwest Justice Project
Location: Multiple
Posted: May 18, 2021
Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity

Assistant City Attorney- Prosecution Division
Organization: City of Kent
Location: Kent, WA
Posted: May 17, 2021

Deputy Prosecuting Attorney I or II
Organization: Clark County 
Location: Clark County, WA
Posted: May 21, 2021

AAG - Consumer Protection Division
AAG - Complex Litigation Division
AAG - Seattle Social and Health Services
AAG - Ecology Division's Environmental Quality Section
AAG - Criminal Justice Division
AAG - Ecology Division's Cleanup Section
AAG - Ecology Division's Environmental Legacy Section
Deputy Solicitor General 

Organization:
AGO
Location: Multiple
Posted: May 21, 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 May 9, 2021

Administrative Law Judge - Tax Review Officer
Organization: DOR
Location: Tumwater, WA
Posted: May 13, 2021
Mission: Fairly and efficiently collect revenues to fund public services.

AAG - Government Compliance and Enforcement Division
Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Protection Division
Assistant Attorney General - Complex Litigation Division
Deputy Solicitor General
Organization:
AGO
Location: Multiple
Posted: May 11, 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 May 2, 2021

Visiting Lecturer
Organization: UW School of Law
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 5, 2021
Mission: The primary mission of the University of Washington is the preservation, advancement, and dissemination of knowledge.

Director of Advocacy - Seattle, WA
Staff Attorney - Wenatchee, WA
Organization:
Northwest Justice Project
Location: Multiple
Posted: May 5, 2021
Mission: Our Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity

Bilingual Staff Attorney
Organization: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Location: Granger, WA
Posted: May 5, 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.

Human Resources and Payroll Administrator
Organization:
King County Bar
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 5, 2021
Mission: Our mission is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice.

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Job Opportunities – Week of April 25, 2021

Outreach Manager
Organization: City of Seattle Office of Labor
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 28, 2021
Mission: Our mission is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice.

Staff Attorney
Organization: King County Bar
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 28, 2021
Mission: The King County Bar Association promotes and supports a diverse and collegial membership; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence, equity, and accessibility in the administration of justice; and benefits the community through public service and engagement in public policy.

Construction & Design Associate
Mid-Level Corporate Associate
Litigation Associate
Technology Transactions Associate
Organization: Stoel Rives LLP 
Location: Multiple
Posted: April 28, 2021

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Job Opportunities – Week of April 18, 2021

Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney
Information and Referral Program Managing Attorney
Organization: ACLU Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 22, 2021
Mission: The ACLU will always be on the side of fairness, equality, freedom, and justice – for all.

Managing Attorney – Eviction Defense
Organization: Northwest Justice Project
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 22, 2021
Mission: Our Mission: Combating Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity.

Development Coordinator
Organization: LFW
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: April 22, 2021
Mission: Equal civil justice for low-income people.

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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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Internships, Externships, & Fellowships

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Essential Worker Fellowship - Unemployment Law Project

Organization: Seattle University School of Law
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 21, 2021
Mission: Educating powerful advocates for justice.

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Essential Worker Fellowship

Organization: Seattle University
Location: Seattle, WA
Posted: May 10, 2021
Mission: Educating powerful advocates for justice.

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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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