Job Details

Staff Attorney Crime Victim Services

Company name

Northwest Justice Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Jun 14,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Staff Attorney - Crime Victim Services The candidate will work collaboratively with others to identify the most important problems that impact victims, their families and communities affected by crime. Use strategic methods and a broad range of advocacy tools to provide day-to-day legal assistance and direct representation to crime victims referred by the Project Safety Navigator in all relevant forums, including state, federal, administrative agencies, and appellate courts. Engage with clients and Project Safety partners to identify and seek individualized and systemic solutions to adverse consequences of victimization, with a particular focus on victim and family safety, protecting and preserving access to basic needs. Focus on addressing the needs of individuals and groups who experience special barriers to accessing civil legal services, including immigrants, limited-English speaking persons, seniors, veterans, children and other groups. Develop collaborative working relationships with a network of advocates addressing related issues throughout the state; participate in advocacy task forces or work groups to address systemic issues that arise in the context of crime victimization. Utilize case management and timekeeping systems and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and reporting needs. Help identify and develop on-line resources for use by attorneys and/or unrepresented litigants on crime victim rights and consequential legal impacts arising from being a victim of crime. Support the work of NJP partners including volunteer lawyers, private attorneys, other legal aid providers and interested parties and organizations addressing the legal needs of crime victims. Must be member of the Washington Bar or willing and able to take next bar exam. 2+ years of legal experience in a legal aid or comparable practice.

Company info

Karen Holland
Northwest Justice Project
2731 Wetmore Avenue N.
Suite 410
Everett, WA 98201

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