Hiring: Teamchild 2018 Summer Fellow; NWIRP; JustLead

Open Until Filled:  TeamChild, 2018 Paid Summer Fellow working with LGBTQ YouthTeam Child Logo

TeamChild is seeking a full-time Summer Fellow for our Tacoma, WA office, located at 715 Tacoma Ave. South. The fellow will work in partnership with Oasis Youth Center and be co-located at Oasis and TeamChild. Under the guidance of TeamChild attorneys and in consultation with Oasis Youth Center the fellow will advise LGBTQ youth about their legal rights. The fellow will be asked to research various legal issues frequently affecting LGBTQ youth in the community and develop policy responses to those issues. The fellow will also be asked to develop sustainable policy options to create an ongoing TeamChild/Oasis legal clinic partnership. Duties also include community education, outreach to clients and potential referral sources and collaboration on community based projects that serve TeamChild’s and Oasis Youth Center’s client base.

More info here.

The Law Office of William D. Hochberg: 2018 Summer Internship  

The Law Office of William D. Hochberg is looking for a 1L/2L student who wants to work in a small but busy plaintiff practice law office.  We specialize in helping injured people through the workers’ compensation system, as well as representing those injured as the result of someone else’s negligence.  Our office is located in beautiful downtown Edmonds, and this is a paid position with the rate of pay depending on the student’s qualifications and experience.  This intern will have the opportunity to work closely with our attorneys and clients, learn case intake and analysis skills, perform research, draft pleadings and assist with trial and witness preparation, as our practice is litigation-based.  The intern would also have the opportunity to attend depositions and hearings as the opportunities arise over the course of the summer.  Please submit a resume, 2 writing samples and a list of references via email to info@hochberglaw.net.

Webinar:  Equal Justice Works, Student Debt Relief BasicsEJW Logo

Date:  December 29, 2018

Time:  8:00 am

This free webinar will teach you about the various repayment plans, loan cancellation provisions, how to earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness, what to do if you are behind on your payments, and how to lower your loan payments using loan repayment assistance programs. You can join live or watch later. If you register prior to the live event, you will receive a recording in the 48 hours following the live version. Register for a free webinar today!

Rolling: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Staff Attorney, Central and Eastern Washington

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a Spanish-speaking third-year law student, law graduate (including those pursuing a judicial clerkship) or attorney to provide direct representation, community outreach and education to individuals seeking legal assistance in a variety of immigration matters. This position would begin after the February or July 2018 bar exam.

This position is expected to be based in Eastern Washington, in either NWIRP’s Granger or Wenatchee Office. These offices serve a client base consisting largely of farmworkers and their families.  The successful candidate will be informed of the placement by May 1, 2018.

More info here.

Due January 10:  JustLead Washington:  Director of Equity & Community Partnership

The Director, reporting to JustLead’s Executive Director, will design and implement JustLead’s anti-racism work in partnership with the Executive Director and Senior Education Consultant and with guidance from the volunteer-led Washington Race Equity & Justice Initiative. In 2018, this work will largely focus on supporting Alliance for Equal Justice (civil legal aid) organizations that are developing and enhancing equity strategies and practices within their organizations and inter-organizationally; the Manager will also work with other justice system and community partners.

Services will include trainings on topics such as implicit bias, structural racism, and managing conflict and organizational change; consultation to support creating and implementing organizational equity initiatives; and the development of and connection to racial justice resources and accountability measures for organizations and advocates. The Manager will directly provide services and engage volunteers and external organizations and consultants to help identify and advance our community’s collective priorities around racial justice.

More info here.