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Tacoma Housing Authority
Tacoma, Washington, United States (hybrid)
2 days ago
Tacoma Housing Authority
Tacoma, Washington, United States
(hybrid)
Member Company
2 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Salary
$160,500.00 - $194,910.00
Min Education
J.D.
Required Travel
0-10%
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
In-House General Counsel

Description

Are you a passionate legal professional ready to make a difference in your community? Tacoma Housing Authority is seeking a dynamic Senior General Counsel to champion our mission to provide high quality, stable and sustainable housing and supportive services to people in need.

What You'll Do:

  • - Provide expert legal counsel to assist with strategic and operational objectives
  • - Serve THA's social justice focus and systems change approach through policy and process improvement, legal research and analysis, and representation and litigation support
  • - Recommend strategies that improve existing structures and advance racial equity outcomes and other DEIB goals for our staff, customers, and our community

What We Offer:

  • - Competitive salary and benefits package
  • - Opportunity to impact lives and strengthen communities
  • - Supportive and collaborative work environment

Who You Are:

  • - Licensed attorney with a passion for public service, working on behalf of people in poverty or historically marginalized populations
  • - Strong background in employment laws and regulation such as Title VII, the ADA, FMLA, and Washington Law Against Discrimination, as well as knowledge of landlord tenant law
  • - Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • - Committed to justice, equity, and community empowerment

Join us in creating a better future for our communities. Apply today and be part of the change! https://www.tacomahousing.org/about/careers/



Requirements

  • Law degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Admission (or pending admission) to the Washington State Bar
  • 10+ years practicing law
  • 3+ years exp. in a mission-driven practical focus working on behalf of people in poverty or historically marginalized populations preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyze the impact of systems and institutions preferred
  • Firsthand experience of homelessness, housing instability, poverty, or societal marginalization due to identity preferred
Job ID: 74018614

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