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Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy Seeks Director of Legal Services
July 9, 2020 | Alison Pagan

WAAA is seeking a Director of Legal Services who will be responsible for building, leading and maintaining WAAA’s high quality and holistic direct legal services program consistent with the organization’s values, vision and mission.
In this role, the Director of Legal Services will build on WAAA’s 13 years of experience and collaboratively develop,
lead and implement priorities and impact strategies and supervise our client-directed work across the state.

The Director of Legal Services supervises paralegals and pro bono Attorneys and non-attorney advocates and
oversees the onboarding, training, and professional development of all attorney and non-attorney legal services
staff. The Director of Legal Services does not carry a caseload but provides litigation and other case handling
support to Attorneys and paralegals across the state. The Director of Legal Services oversees and manages attorney
licensing, protocols and professional and ethical duties related to case handling and contract acquisition,
deliverables, and reporting related to the legal services program activities.

The Director of Legal Services reports to the CEO, is a member of WAAA’s Executive Team, and works with all staff
in supporting strategic policy advocacy, community engagement, and communication efforts to ensure visibility and
accountability across diverse communities and social justice movements. This position will require frequent travel
to WAAA offices across the state. This position will be based out of WAAA’s King County office in Redmond.

For more information, including how to apply, click here: WAAA Seeks Director of Legal Services