Associate Attorney, Northwest Regional - Earth Justice

Sunday, January 02, 2022 12:17 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
Job Title: Associate Attorney, Northwest Regional
Job Location: Seattle, WA
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Compensation is based on experience and location. Salary Range for Seattle, Washington: $83,000 - $104,400 annually 
Job Category Attorney
Job Description: The Northwest Office of Earthjustice is looking to hire an Associate Attorney that is available to start between April and October 2022. Although the primary focus of the Northwest office is representing environmental and community groups in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, we often take cases with national and international scope. For example, the Northwest office is representing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline and is also litigating numerous cases fighting rollbacks of environmental and health protections by the Trump administration, including a reversal of a proposed ban on a dangerous pesticide, chlorpyrifos, and rollbacks of the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. 
Job Requirements: -Law school graduate and admitted to, or willing to apply for admission to, the Washington State Bar. 
-0-5 years of litigation experience. 
-Ability and desire to contribute to the creation of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. 
-Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. 
-Excellent legal research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. 
-Strong work ethic, good judgment, initiative, and creativity. 
-Ability to work independently and as a collegial team member. 
-Commitment to public interest work and a passion for the role of Earthjustice and its mission. 
-Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. 
How to Apply https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oz9VhfwE&s=Gwen_S._Cherry_Black_Women_Lawyers_Association
Closing Date Jan 21, 2022

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