Jobs & Internships at NWIRP, Justice in Aging plus upcoming Events of Interest!

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project seeks Law Student Interns (Tacoma) and Removal Defense Attorney (Seattle)

NWIRP LogoLegal Internships (Tacoma): Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks law student applicants for fall and spring internship positions in its Tacoma office. These internships are unpaid, but NWIRP will work with applicants to secure outside funding or academic credit.

For spring interns, the priority application deadline is the first Monday in October (Oct 7), however all applications will be consider on a rolling basis. For additional details and to apply please visit here.

Bilingual Removal Defense Attorney (Seattle): NWIRP seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to work with individuals in removal proceedings in Seattle, Washington. The attorney will provide direct representation in removal proceedings, including at the Seattle and Tacoma Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The attorney will be managing a high-volume workload with complex legal issues in immigration and criminal law. The attorney may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters.

For complete descriptions and to apply please visit here. Priority application deadline is September 20, 2019.

Justice in Aging seeks Racial Justice & Health Law Summer Fellowship Applicants and Summer/School Year Interns (Los Angeles, CA)

Justice in Aging is a national non-profit legal advocacy organization that fights senior poverty through law.

  • Racial Justice Fellowship for Summer 2020: Justice in Aging seeks an outstanding law student for its third annual Racial Justice Fellowship for Summer 2020. The fellow may work in any of Justice in Aging’s three offices: Washington, DC, Oakland, or Los Angeles, CA. This is a paid fellowship. For complete job description and to apply visit here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 25th.
  • Colin Alexander Health Law Fellowship for Summer 2020: Justice in Aging seeks an outstanding law student for its third annual Colin Alexander Health Law Fellowship for Summer 2020. The fellow may work in any of our three offices: Washington, DC, Oakland, or Los Angeles, CA. This is a paid fellowship. For complete job description and to apply visit here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 25th.
  • Internships/Externships: Justice in Aging seeks current law students to work with attorneys on multiple projects that integrate Justice in Aging’s core programs. Generally, interns will have the opportunity to author a writing sample, conduct shorter term writing and research projects, participate in intern trainings and events, attend external stakeholder meetings, and have the opportunity to learn more about the legal non-profit world. Interns can work on policy advocacy or litigation-based projects. For complete job description and to apply please visit here.

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

CourtThe Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System, invites law students and young lawyers to an upcoming diversity symposium, Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

When: October 24, 2019 at 1pm (Reception to Follow)
Where: US Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle
To Register: Additional information and registration available here. Space is limited!

The program will inform law students and attorneys about federal judgeships with a spotlight on bankruptcy judgeships. The event will feature a live broadcasted national panel discussion from Washington, DC, followed by local roundtable discussions in 19 cities with the federal bench, bar association members, and law students.

MELAW Annual Event – Registration Now Open!

The Middle Eastern Law Association of Washington (MELAW) is a non-profit legal organization for attorneys and law students of Middle Eastern descent, along with their friends and supporters.

Join MELAW for a night of celebration appreciation, and camaraderie, all while enjoying delicious Middle Eastern cuisine.

When: October 3, 2019, 5-9pm
Where: Impact Hub Seattle, 220 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Registration Info: Please visit here

The keynote speaker is Majd Baniodeh, a revolutionary woman who will share a compelling life journey that helped transform her love for giving back to a full-time career. In an effort to continue paying it forward, MELAW is donating a percentage of this year’s proceeds to the Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA).