Washington Civil & Disability Advocate (WACDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm guided by the simple but powerful proposition that all lives have equal dignity and worth. As a result, this organization is committed to providing legal services to people with disabilities without charging attorney fees to clients. Washington Civil & Disability Advocate is committed to an “all of the above” approach to increasing accessibility and inclusion in Washington state and, in addition to litigation, assists with disability education and awareness efforts, including informing the disability community on disability rights.
We are seeking to hire a full-time litigation associate attorney. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Legal advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities who have faced disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination. • The attorney will be responsible for leading litigation on multiple cases of their own as well as assisting as needed with the cases of the other attorneys at the firm. This includes developing, litigating, monitoring, and enforcing new and existing cases. • Assisting individuals with disabilities become better self-advocates informally and through presentations. • Monitoring accessibility compliance at public institutions and places of public accommodation. • Educating the community about disability rights issues.
For more information, including how to apply, click here: WACDA Seeks Litigation Associate