Northwest Justice Project (NJP) offers a unique leadership opportunity in a mission-driven organization serving the legal aid needs of low-income people and communities in the North Central region of Washington State. Wenatchee is the largest city in this region and the area includes breathtaking geography and a variety recreational options, and offers significant opportunity for professional growth and development within a larger statewide legal aid program. NJP is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to address fundamental human needs and advance justice for low-income persons throughout the state. NJP pursues its mission of Combatting Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity through legal advice and representation, community partnerships, and education to empower clients and combat injustice in all its forms.
NJP is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Managing Attorney for its regional service office located in Wenatchee. NJP’s Wenatchee office and, its satellite locations in Omak and Quincy serve Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant, and Adams counties.
Managing Attorneys play a critical role in the statewide delivery of civil legal assistance to low-income communities across Washington State. They are responsible for the overall management of regional offices and specialized units comprising Northwest Justice Project’s (NJP) statewide law firm and supports carrying out the program’s vision, mission, Strategic Plan and other initiatives and goals.
The Managing Attorney acts as a voice for the office/unit and the region within the larger NJP leadership team and provides direct supervision and management of office/unit legal and support staff.
This position is located in Wenatchee, WA.
Omak or Quincy, WA may also be possible locations.
NJP requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Providing proof of COVID-19 vaccine is a condition of employment. Exemptions based on medical and sincerely held religious beliefs may be requested per NJP’s EEO employer policy.
NJP has adopted the Washington Race Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) and is organizationally committed to fight racism and to incorporate equity and inclusion in our advocacy work and our internal systems and work environment. NJP expects all staff to uphold the REJI commitments and approach their role with a desire to learn and grow in this area. The Managing Attorney plays a critical leadership role in advancing NJP’s REJI commitments and our work to center race equity within their team, support staff’s anti-racist growth and development, and must be committed to identify, and work to address NJP’s shortcomings and challenges in advancing our REJI commitments.
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