CLS is looking for an experienced Civil Litigation Staff Attorney to use their skills in litigation, mentorship, and collaboration as part of our statewide advocacy team working to dismantle the structures that perpetuate poverty, racism, and other injustices in Washington.Our staff attorneys engage in systemic, multi-forum legal advocacy and community engagement, and CLS civil litigation cases are conducted collaboratively with a team of attorneys and legal support staff. This position will play a key and collaborative role on such teams, providing mentorship to less experienced attorneys and participating in joint decision-making processes.
The current starting salary range for an attorney with 7-15 years of experience is $75,221 - $87,787, which increases with years of experience and is expected to be adjusted upward through collective bargaining by the time this position is hired. We also offer a comprehensive compensation package including 14 paid holidays, 15-20 vacation days and 3-5 personal days depending on years of experience, sabbatical, and sick leave as well as employer paid health care for the individual and subsidized for dependents. We also offer a 403(b) retirement benefit with employer contribution and a match, disability and life insurance, a subsidized transit pass, an employee wellness program, and student loan assistance (for qualifying staff).