The 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 to eligible military service members (current or former) and their families to secure or increase VA and other governmental assistance and provide civil legal assistance to criminal justice system involved Veterans. Located in Seattle, the full-time position is part of NJP’s Veterans Project and is funded by the King County Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy and private funding.
Experience providing legal assistance and representation to low-income Veterans and their families, demonstrated competence with cultural issues related to serving Veterans preferred. Prior experience working on Veterans’ benefits and related assistance programs (VA, SSI, SSDI, TANF, food assistance and ABD), and/or discharge upgrades and Character of Service determinations a plus.
Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $63,233 to $118,185.
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