Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Entry Level Temporary Attorney
Position type: Attorney
Title: Extra Hire Attorney
Job Description: This is an entry level, temporary position. Looking for extra hire attorneys for misdemeanor public defense. Prior experience in misdemeanor criminal defense preferred. Position provides an opportunity to work with experienced attorneys in a supportive, collaborative environment.
Attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington. Rule 9 eligible waiting for the bar accepted if previous experience in misdemeanor representation. Must have basic knowledge of criminal law and procedure.
Requested Documents: Cover letter, resume, writing sample and references.
Contact Information: Please e-mail or fax to:
Department of Assigned Counsel
Attn: Denise Whitley
949 Market Street, Ste 334
Tacoma, WA 98402
Compensation: $28.00 an hour, 35 hours per week
Hiring criteria: Attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington. Experience in criminal law defense work is preferred. Rule 9 eligible waiting for the bar accepted if previous experience in misdemeanor representation.