Staff Attorney (Veterans Services)
Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit 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 is seeking an attorney to provide legal assistance and representation in the areas of government benefits and housing law to eligible military service members (current or former) and their families in King County and surrounding counties. The attorney will meet with clients in person at our legal clinics at the King County Veterans Program (KCVP) offices, gather information, and provide advice, limited assistance, referral services, and ongoing representation to our King County veteran clients. This is a full-time position and will be located in NJP’s Seattle office. This position is funded by the King County Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy.
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range of $73,142 to $133,712. NJP also offers compensation for those who are regularly asked to use a language other than English in their work. 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.
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