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The Washington Innocence Project Seeks Litigation Director
May 19, 2020 | Alison Pagan

The Washington Innocence Project (WashIP) fights for innocent people across the state who have been wrongfully convicted by representing them in the courts, providing support as they rebuild their lives in freedom, and advocating for policy reform to identify, rectify, and prevent such injustices in the future.

Position Overview:

The Litigation Director is responsible for the overall management of WashIP’s litigation of post-conviction claims in Washington’s trial and appellate courts and in federal court. The Litigation Director manages a team of staff and volunteer attorneys investigating cases and representing individuals whose innocence can be proven through post-conviction DNA testing or other new evidence. The Litigation Director maintains an active caseload appropriate for their leadership role. The Litigation Director plays a substantial role in effectively managing the team to keep them focused, motivated, and high preforming, while modeling WashIP’s values of an inclusive and respectful workplace.

For more information, including how to apply, click here: Washington Innocence Project seeks Litigation Director