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Staff Attorney – VOCA – Vancouver

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm with a mission of Combatting Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity. NJP secures justice for people in or near poverty through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families and communities through legal representation, community partnerships, education, and other advocacy.

 

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to work to address the collateral civil legal needs of person who have been victims of crime through the work of our Vancouver and Longview offices, serving the Clark, Klickitat, Cowlitz, and Skamania Counties.

 

This full time position will involve a significant commitment to representing victims of crimes against the person and economic crimes, particularly those involving exploitation. The ideal candidate would be interested and willing to pursue civil litigation in areas related to family law, housing, consumer protection, public benefits and health care access, and other collateral impacts of victimization (such as protection orders, parenting plans, housing, employment, health care, and education).

 

Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $73,142 to $133,712. NJP offers compensation for those who are regularly asked to use a language other than English in their work. We provide a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.

 

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