News & Updates

Open Positions

This page lists position openings that are related to indigent defense or services. To view a posting, click on the highlighted posting below. To list a position, contact WDA staff at wda@defensenet.org.

MOUNTAIN LAW SEEKS CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY (MOUNT VERNON / BURLINGTON)

Full-time attorney position. Come join our team in providing quality legal services to indigent defendants in Mount Vernon & Burlington Washington. Full-time employment that offers competitive wages and benefits. The candidate...

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The Seattle Office for Civil Rights Seeks Criminal Legal System Strategic Advisor

The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) is seeking a leader who will help the City reduce the use of the criminal legal system to address issues related to poverty, mental health, and substance use. The position will play an...

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Federal Public Defender Office for the Western District of WA Seeks Administrative Officer

The Federal Public Defender Office for the Western District of Washington is hiring an Administrative Officer. The duty location will be in the Seattle, Washington office, with occasional travel to our Tacoma branch office. This i...

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Communities Rise Seeks Attorney, Nonprofit Lead

About Communities Rise Communities Rise’s mission is to support movements to build power in communities impacted by systemic oppression. We foster cross-sector collaboration, and provide capacity building and legal services for ...

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Johnson & Associates Law Offices Seeks Associate Attorney

Experienced Attorney who wants to slow down? Young Attorney who wants to build a practice? Johnson & Associates Law Offices, P.C. has an immediate opening for an experienced Associate Attorney for our small, but well-respected...

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Counsel for Defense of Chelan County Seeks Associate Attorney

Counsel for Defense of Chelan County has an associate attorney position available in Chelan County District Court. Qualified applicants would need to be a current member of the Washington State Bar Association and in good standing...

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KING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE (DPD) SEEKS ATTORNEYS

DPD is recruiting skilled, energetic advocates committed to providing high-quality legal representation to indigent clients. We’re looking for dedicated, hard-working attorneys who possess excellent trial, research, and writing...

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City of Spokane Seeks Public Defender

The City of Spokane invites applicants to apply for the position of PUBLIC DEFENDER DEPARTMENT PURPOSE: Represent eligible people facing a loss of liberty from criminal charges within the City of Spokane. Be an independent voice t...

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Korematsu Center Seeks Advocacy Fellow

Seattle University is recruiting for the Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLC Advocacy Fellow, in the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, in the School of Law.  This 18-month fellowship is scheduled to begin in January 2022...

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Mason County Seeks Deputy I Public Defender

Mason County is seeking a full-time Deputy Public Defender to handle a misdemeanor caseload. Benefits and pension available. Contact Peter Jones at peterj@co.mason.wa.us for details, or see the job posting at https://masoncountywa...

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