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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 or Washington Defender Association, 110 Prefontaine Pl. S., Suite 610, Seattle, WA 98104. 


**Added to the website 4/7/17






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