AGO Attorney Openings & Honors Program plus Opportunities with FWC, KIND, & YWCA

Washington AGO Attorney Openings & 2019 Honors Program

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the state of Washington, and the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) serves more than 230 state agencies, boards, commissions, colleges and universities, as well as the Legislature and the Governor. In furtherance of its mission to deliver the highest quality professional legal services to officials, agencies, and people of the state of Washington, the AGO covers a remarkably diverse legal landscape, including social and health services, consumer protection, civil and administrative litigation, environmental law, torts, tribal law, labor law, appellate practice and criminal prosecution.

The Washington AGO currently has openings for the following positions:

Honors Program:
The AGO also seeks applicants from rising 3Ls and qualified judicial clerks for its 2019 Honors Program. The Honors Program will culminate in offers of an Assistant Attorney General position to a small (5) number of applicants. The AGO’s Honors Program is open to all third-year law students (those graduating in the spring of 2020) of law schools accredited by the American Bar Association and judicial clerks of the appellate and federal level. Those who receive offers will be placed into Assistant Attorney General positions starting in August of 2020. Offers are contingent upon passing the July 2020 Washington State Bar examination or, for judicial clerks not yet members of the Washington State Bar Association, admission to the Washington State Bar by one’s start date.

Application information is available here. Application deadline is August 7, 2019.

Fair Work Center seeks Fellowship Applicants

Fair Work Center is a hub for workers to understand and exercise their legal rights, improve working conditions and connect with community resources. Fair Work Center envision a society in which workers are treated with dignity and respect, regardless of class, gender, or race, ans works to ensure that workers know their rights under city, state, and federal law and that employers are held accountable to labor standards.

Fair Work Center is seeking third year law students or recent law graduates interested in applying for public interest fellowships beginning in fall 2020, including Skadden, Equal Justice Workers, Justice Catalyst, and other independently funded programs.

Additional details and application instructions available here. Application deadline is August 6, 2019.

Kids in Need of Defense seeks Staff Attorney (Seattle, WA)

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) helps unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children who come to the United States without parents or legal guardians seeking protection. KIND envisions a world in which children’s rights and well-being are protected as they migrate alone in search of safety.

KIND currently seeks a Staff Attorney in its Seattle Office. For additional details and to apply please visit here.

YWCA Of Pierce County seeks Staff Attorney

YWCA Legal Services provides free civil legal advocacy, representation, and referral to survivors of domestic violence with civil legal issues in Pierce County. This combination of services increases victims’ chances of permanently and safely ending their domestic violence relationship and establishing lives free of violence.

YWCA Legal Services seeks a full-time Attorney to represent clients primarily in family law and protection order cases. For additional details and application instructions please visit here. Position open until filled.