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Staff Attorney – Walla Walla

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 supporting our mission through the work of our Walla Walla office serving Benton, Franklin, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties. This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate would be interested and willing to pursue civil litigation in areas including but not limited to housing, consumer protection, family law, public benefits, reentry and health care access.


Applicants should be culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English speakers and persons with disabilities. Experience in affirmative litigation in state or federal court and experience in addressing systemic issues is a plus. Civil legal aid and related advocacy experience is preferred.


Northwest Justice Project 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.


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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