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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.

Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Attorney I

The Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel is seeking an Attorney I. Assignment may be in District or Juvenile Court. Admission to the Washington State Bar Association is required. Valid driver’s license and proof of insur...

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Franklin County Office of Public Defense Seeks Felony Attorney

Franklin County Office of Public Defense is seeking qualified applicants to represent indigent clients charged with felony crimes. Attorneys will be contracted with the County to manage a full-time caseload in Franklin County Supe...

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Clallam Public Defender Seeks Staff Attorney

Clallam Public Defender is hiring a full-time Staff Attorney. The attorney will be responsible for representing indigent defendants charged with misdemeanors in District Court, and must be able to organize and manage caseload with...

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King County Department of Public Defense Seeks Public Defense Attorney

The Department of Public Defense (DPD) is renowned nationally for its excellent legal representation to indigent clients in the only county in the United States named after Martin Luther King Jr, one of the most influential civil ...

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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 their clients – indigent persons accused of crimes under the Snohomish County jurisdiction. Snohomish...

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Washington State Office of Public Defense Parents Representation Program RFQ Douglas County

Washington State Office of Public Defense issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking applications from qualified attorneys to contract with OPD to represent indigent parents in dependency and termination cases Douglas Count...

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Kitsap County Office of Public Defense Seeks Contract Attorney

The Kitsap County Office of Public Defense is now accepting bids on two potential contractual arrangements to replace its existing in-house position for an arraignments and defense coverage calendar attorney (known to many as atto...

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Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Investigator

This position is responsible for conducting investigations in criminal cases preparatory to trial or other resolutions for the Department of Assigned Counsel.  Reviews, evaluates and responds to requests for investigation and par...

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DSHS Seeks Program Manager-ALTSA

“ALTSA’s mission is to transform lives by promoting choice, independence and safety through innovative services. ALTSA long has been a national leader in providing publicly funded long-term services and supports (LTSS)...

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Seattle Office of Labor Standards Seeks Enforcement Manager

This position is the head of the enforcement team in the recently created Office of Labor Standards (OLS).  The City of Seattle (City) is a national leader on labor standards and employment practices that advance race, social, an...

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