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Our team is growing! See the content below to read about positions currently available at the Washington Innocence Project. WashIP is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Open Positions

Litigation Director

WashIP’s Litigation Director reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for delivery of the highest-quality representation to those pursuing post-conviction actual innocence claims in Washington State’s trial, appellate, and Federal Courts.  This position manages the organization’s litigation practice; supervises staff and pro bono attorneys as they evaluate applications for assistance and provide direct representation to clients; and supports the Executive Director’s community engagement, policy reform, and fundraising initiatives.

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Paralegal

WashIP’s Paralegal reports to the Litigation Coordinator and supports WashIP staff attorneys as they litigate post-conviction claims of actual innocence on behalf of our clients. As such, the Paralegal plays a crucial role in managing WashIP’s cases, including responsibility for documenting incoming and outgoing mail, updating our case management database system, obtaining case-related records, and organizing files. The Paralegal also works closely with the Litigation Coordinator on intake of new cases by analyzing case documents and evaluating new applications for assistance.

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Programs & Operations Assistant

WashIP’s Programs & Operations Assistant is a full-time, multi-faceted support position that reports directly to the Executive & Policy Director. This position moves the organization’s mission forward by handling a wide range of organizational and administrative tasks to support WashIP’s legal program, client support program, policy efforts, and non-profit operations. Opportunity for promotion into a position with greater responsibility and compensation may be available following one year of exemplary performance in this role.

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