This position is one of several assigned to NJP general field service offices throughout the state. In conjunction with other NJP field staff lawyers, the Olympia VOCA attorney will provide a full-range of civil legal assistance and representation to crime victims with high priority collateral civil legal needs. This range will include advice and brief services, negotiation, representation in court and administrative litigation, and other legal matters as office needs and resources allow.
The position will work as part of a larger team within NJP and will collaborate as part of a broader team of attorneys serving within the Washington Alliance for Equal Justice. Applicants should have a desire to work with crime victims and with the agencies that serve them. The lawyer will identify, conduct outreach to, and collaborate closely with victim and other services agencies, law enforcement and others to identify and address the most pressing legal needs of crime victims in the region. VOCA related work undertaken by the Olympia office has included family law litigation, protection orders, victim housing and privacy rights, and similar civil litigation.
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