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Columbia Legal Services Seeks Staff Attorney
November 4, 2019 | Scott Shoemaker

Columbia Legal Services seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to join our statewide advocacy team. Our staff attorneys engage in systemic, multi-forum legal advocacy and community engagement to dismantle the structures that perpetuate poverty, racism, and other injustices in Washington. All interested applicants who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply. This position is based in Seattle, WA.
 Collaborate with advocates on complex trial, appellate, and class action litigation in state, federal, and administrative forums.
 Advance policy advocacy in the state legislature and at the local and federal level.
 Investigate practices and laws identified by the communities we serve that adversely affect their rights or benefits and devise creative strategies for addressing these problems.
 Collaborate with community groups to support their initiatives and strategies.
 Coordinate with other advocacy groups, legal services organizations, and the private bar to identify opportunities to advance the law for our client populations and communities.
 Analyze complex problems using a race equity lens and develop creative, practical, systemic solutions in conjunction with clients and communities most impacted by these problems.

For a complete job description, including instructions on how to apply, click here.