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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 wda@defensenet.org or Washington Defender Association, 110 Prefontaine Pl. S., Suite 610, Seattle, WA 98104. 

 

**Added to the website 4/7/17

 

 

 

 

 

 
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