Staff Attorney - Eviction Prevention Unit- Tri-Cities

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our new statewide Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU). NJP seeks to add an attorney to the EPU.  This position will work out of NJP’s Kennewick Office, and will provide Right to Counsel representation primarily in Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, and Columbia counties, as well as back-up coverage in other regions if needed. The EPU Staff Attorney will also have opportunities to engage in appellate practice in Right to Counsel cases.

 

NJP is especially interested in qualified candidates with professional, personal and/or service experience that allows them to contribute to and support the legal aid community’s commitment to race equity.  Candidates must be willing to be engaged with the community to be served.

 

NJP requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Proof of COVID vaccine is a condition of employment at NJP.  Exemptions based on medical and sincerely held religious beliefs may be requested per NJP’s EEO employer policy.