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Assistant Managing Attorney – Bellingham/Mount Vernon

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 Washington State. NJP is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to address barriers and promote 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 Assistant Managing Attorney candidates for its regional service offices located in Bellingham and Mount Vernon. NJP’s Bellingham and Mount Vernon offices serve Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan and Island Counties. This region affords rich cultural and recreational opportunities and the job offers significant opportunity for professional growth and development within a larger statewide legal aid program. NJP Assistant 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 assisting in the overall management of regional offices and specialized units comprising NJP’s statewide law firm. This role supports carrying out the program’s vision, mission, Strategic Plan, and other initiatives and goals.


Hiring range is $83,142 – $143,712 based on relevant experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.


Please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to to apply.

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