Health and Environmental Law Positions Bubble Up

Northwest Health Law Advocates Hiring Staff Attorney


Northwest Health Law Advocates (NoHLA) is a Seattle-based non-profit organization that works to achieve accessible and affordable health care for all through policy and legal advocacy, public education and support to community-based organizations in Washington State. Founded in 1999, NoHLA is a leader of consumer advocacy on health care reform in Washington State.

We are seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to advocate on issues related to Medicaid, the Health Benefit Exchange, health reform implementation, innovation and changes to health care delivery systems, and securing access to quality health care for all, regardless of income, ability, language or national origin. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of health laws and experience as a health advocate; strong communication, research and writing skills; and the ability to work individually and in teams or coalitions. The work will be in Washington State with opportunities to collaborate with advocates on a national level.

Act now! Applications accepted on a rolling basis. For full description and application instructions please click here.

Judicial Vacancies in King County Superior Court to be Filled by the Governor


Gov. Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill the following judicial vacancyKing County Superior Court — application deadline: Oct. 25, 2013 

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are encouraged to submit complete applications, along with the Waiver and Authorization to Release Information, and schedule judicial evaluations with the King County Bar Association and the statewide minority bar associations. All applications must be completed and submitted to the Governor’s Office by Oct. 25, 2013, with all judicial evaluation ratings submitted to the Governor’s Office of General Counsel by Nov. 1, 2013. For further information and application materials, visit the Governor’s website.

Trustees for Alaska Seeking Summer 2014 Interns


Trustees for Alaska, a public interest environmental law firm with a busy and interesting docket, is now accepting applications for Summer 2014 legal internships. For 40 years, Trustees has been working to protect Alaska’s environment.  Trustees provides counsel to local, regional and national conservation organizations, Alaska Natives and tribal councils, fishing organizations, and others in environmental and natural resource matters.  Trustees’ work generally focuses on state and federal law issues concerning oil and gas leasing, exploration and development; coal mining and combustion; hard rock mining; fisheries; endangered species; public land use; and transportation projects.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis through October 21. For complete description and application instructions please click here.

Dolores Street Community Services in San Francisco Looking for Summer 2014 Interns


Dolores Street Community Services (DSCS) is seeking a summer law clerk for its Deportation Defense and Legal Advocacy Program for the summer of 2014 to assist attorneys in handling removal cases.  DSCS provides free immigration legal services to low income San Francisco residents facing imminent deportation.  As the fiscal sponsor for the San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network, DSCS is part of a groundbreaking collaboration of thirteen organizations, including some of the region’s pioneering immigrant service providers.  For the past several years, DSCS has been on the cutting edge of providing innovative legal defense in removal cases.   The summer clerkship will provide the law student with the opportunity to engage in a broad range of legal tasks and advocacy, depending on the needs of the clients, and the student’s goals. Spanish fluency is required. For complete info and application instructions please click here (must be a subscriber.)

Western Environmental Law Center Seeking Summer 2014 Interns


The Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) is accepting resumes from law students currently in their second or third year of law school (2L or 3L) for summer 2014 legal internship positions in these locations: the Rocky Mountains office in Helena, Montana, and the Southwest office in Taos, New Mexico. We are looking for bright and motivated individuals committed to public interest environmental law.

Under the supervision of a staff attorney in the office location in which they are hired, the selected interns will assist our attorneys with case development and strategy, conduct legal research, and draft pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents.  We offer a flexible summer work schedule to allow for outdoor recreation and travel.

Western Environmental Law Center is a non-profit public interest environmental law firm that works to protect and restore Western wildlands and advocates for a healthy environment on behalf of communities throughout the West.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. For complete information and instructions please click here (must be a subscriber.)