Washington Defender Association Immigration Project Seeks Resource Attorney
WDA seeks a full-time immigration resource attorney to join WDAIP staff. The position is based in WDA’s Seattle office and requires some travel, primarily throughout Washington State. Job responsibilities include:
• Technical Assistance - Providing consultation and technical assistance to defense counsel regarding the immigration consequences of criminal charges, plea offers & prior convictions.
• Resource Development – Developing criminal-immigration resources, both written and for use online, to assist public defense attorneys representing noncitizen clients.
• Training – Conducting regular in-person and webinar trainings to defenders (and other legal system actors) on relevant criminal-immigration issues.
• Advocacy – Participating in WDAIP’s on-going efforts to reform and advance current system-wide policies and practices relevant to noncitizen defendants.
For a full job description, click here.
To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to Scott Shoemaker at email@example.com or Washington Defender Association, 110 Prefontaine Pl. S., Suite 610, Seattle, WA 98104.
**Added to the website 4/7/17