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TeamChild seeks a full‐time Regional Managing Attorney (RMA) to support our Spokane and Yakima County offices
March 10, 2023 | Chinami Arai

Regional Managing Attorney, Spokane and Yakima

Spokane, Yakima, Hybrid or Remote

Full-time, exempt



TeamChild is seeking a full‐time Regional Managing Attorney (RMA) to support our Spokane and Yakima County offices. This is an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team that is dedicated to client‐centered legal advocacy and working to continually reflect and improve our client services and office and program practices.

The RMA’s primary job duties are providing holistic civil legal representation and advocacy to youth, who are at risk of or already involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems; breaking down legal barriers to a wide array of community‐based services and supports, including but not limited to, education, safe and stable living situations, mental health care and medical services; and other civil rights issues. Activities include legal advice and/or representation in administrative or judicial proceedings, negotiations, or other dispute resolution processes, advocacy in juvenile court in partnership with public defenders to promote alternatives to secure detention, and collaboration with and referrals to community providers.

Attorneys at TeamChild also engage in other advocacy activities, including community training, outreach, and policy work on behalf of our client base. Managing Attorneys provide leadership within their local office and communities with high quality service, a cohesive work environment including linkages to other offices, and strong partnerships that advance local and statewide goals. There is flexibility in this position for some remote work and work from our Spokane or Yakima Offices. This position involves travel to meet with clients and community and to provide supervision and support to staff in both offices. Currently, the Regional Managing Attorney would supervise three staff attorneys and two legal assistants.

How to apply:

Please email a concise letter of interest, resume, and brief writing sample to using the following file naming convention: “[Last Name] ‐ Letter” and “[Last Name] ‐ Resume” and “[Last Name] ‐ Writing Sample.” Please write “Regional Managing Attorney” and your last name in the subject line. Also, please note how you learned of this opportunity.

Position open until filled. Priority review provided to applications received by
03/27/2023. Before submitting your application, please check TeamChild’s website to
make sure that this position is still open.

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