Columbia Legal Services is a legal advocacy organization that advances social, economic, and racial equity for people living in poverty. We hold government agencies, institutions, and other actors accountable to address the root causes of racism and their manifestation in unfair treatment and inequitable access to resources, power, and opportunities based on race. We focus on dismantling unfair systems of mass incarceration and immigration. We believe that communities should have a voice in the creation and implementation of the policies, laws, and legal systems that impact them.
Columbia Legal Services seeks a full-time legal assistant with a minimum of 1 year of experience to join our Advocacy Team. This position supports all aspects of advocacy and office administration to meet our clients’ civil legal needs and fulfill our mission. CLS offices have a collegial atmosphere that emphasizes teamwork, flexibility, and mutual accountability. This position is based in our Seattle office and reports to our Deputy Director of Advocacy. Due to COVID-19, CLS staff are currently working from home; however, this position will resume office work when safely allowed to do so.
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