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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.

Whatcom County Seeks Deputy I or II for Public Defender’s Office

This position acts as court-appointed counsel representing individuals accused of misdemeanors or felonies in superior, district and juvenile courts. Represents appointed clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including ar...

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Snohomish County Public Defender Association Seeks Attorney I

The Snohomish County Public Defender Association is committed to providing the highest quality of legal representation to our clients – indigent persons accused of crimes under the Snohomish County jurisdiction. We are look...

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Counsel for Defense of Chelan County Seeks Associate Attorney

Counsel for Defense of Chelan County is seeking qualifications applicants for an associate attorney position that will include a partial District Court case load The successful candidate must be a current licensed member of the Wa...

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Snohomish County Office of Public Defense Seeks Director

Snohomish County Office of Public Defense seeks Director to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the operations of the Office of Public Defense. STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Plans, organizes coordinates and directs the opera...

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METROPOLITAN PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES, INC. SEEKS CAPITAL CRIMES ATTORNEY

This position provides court appointed criminal defense services in capital cases in various counties in Oregon. Attorneys who are assigned to a capital case will review charging instruments, police reports, and other discovery pr...

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Yakima Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Attorney I

There is one opening for an Attorney I with the Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel (Office of the Public Defender). The incumbent is responsible for providing professional legal indigent defense for clients in the Distri...

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Feldman & Lee Seeks Associate Attorney in Marysville

Feldman & Lee provides indigent defense services for six cities in Snohomish County through our Lynnwood and Marysville offices. We are looking for a WSBA licensed attorney to start immediately in our Marysville office providi...

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King County Department of Public Defense Seeks Public Defense Attorney

Public Defense Attorney Salary: $66,069.00 – $121,834.00 Closes: February 14, 2019 Job Duties Depending upon assignment, duties may include the following: Provide legal representation and advocacy to indigent clients. Provid...

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King County Department of Public Defense Seeks Special Duty/Term-Limited Temporary Training Coordinator

Special Duty/Term-Limited Temporary Training Coordinator Salary: $109,455.00 – $138,740.00 Closes: February 14, 2019 Who May Apply: This special duty recruitment is open internally to all current Department of Public Defe...

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King County Department of Public Defense Seeks Paralegal

Salary: $28.64 – $36.30 per hour Closes: February 14, 2019 Typical duties include: Review cases, investigate facts and underlying issues; review legal documents, technical data and all other relevant information in a case. N...

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