Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 01, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 15, 2021

Posted on

Aug 03, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 64751 to 121022 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Wenatchee, WA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will engage with Latinx individuals, Native American individuals, Latinx communities, Native American communities, and those who provide services to Latinx and Native American people, including but not limited to healthcare providers, hospice workers, funeral service providers, grief support services, mental health counselors, debt counselors, tribal agencies and schools. Will identify Latinx and Native American individuals who have civil legal problems resulting from hospitalizations or deaths caused in whole or in part by COVID-19. Share information about the availability of Firms' services to those so affected. Provide advice, brief services and full representation as appropriate to those individuals seeking/needing legal assistance. Identify systemic issues affecting Latinx and Native American communities as a result of hospitalizations and deaths caused in whole or in part by the COVID-19 pandemic, develop legal strategies to address those systemic issues, and represent clients and client groups in pursuit of legal solutions to those systemic problems. Utilize Firms case management and timekeeping systems and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and reporting needs.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have experience practicing poverty law, especially in the areas of consumer, landlord-tenant, foreclosure, public benefits and Indian or tribal law. Experience litigating in the state, federal court and/or tribal courts, and/or in administrative proceedings is needed. Must have culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income people, especially Latinx and/or Native American individuals and communities. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. Should have Washington State Bar Association membership in good standing, the ability to sit for the July 2021 Washington Bar Examination or the ability to acquire membership through admission by motion.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Northwest Justice Project
23 South Wenatchee Avenue
Suite 110
Wenatchee, WA 98801

   

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