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NJP Seeks Staff Attorney – Advanced Care Seniors
February 20, 2020 | Alison Pagan

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) will receive funding from the State of Washington to coordinate a project related to advance care planning for persons with dementia, and from Seattle-King County to provide legal services to seniors (age 60 and older). Initially, this position will be staffed as a combined project by an NJP staff attorney.

NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission. Experience working with seniors and on issues related to advanced care planning and other aspects of Elder Law is an essential qualification for this position. Experience with public benefits available to seniors is a plus. Applicants will be culturally competent and have demonstrated experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English speakers and persons with disabilities.

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. Applicants must be willing to engage with the community to be served as well as with other advocates and professionals who provide advanced care planning and a broad range of other services to seniors. The position is based in Seattle and reports to the King County Public Benefits/Special Projects Unit Senior Attorney.

Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $62,233 to $118,185.

For more information, including how to apply, click here.