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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.

Kitsap County Seeks Chief Public Defender

The Kitsap County Office of Public Defense is staffed with outstanding attorneys dedicated to providing very high quality representation to individuals charged with felony crimes. We have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Publi...

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Washington State Office of Public Defense Seeks Director

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) is an independent judicial branch agency mandated to implement the constitutional and statutory guarantees of counsel and to ensure effective and efficient delivery of indigent d...

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Law Office of Michele Shaw Seeks Legal Assistant or Paralegal

Full time legal assistant or paralegal needed for busy criminal defense practice which practices in Federal, State, and Municipal Courts in Western Washington. Some office management work included as well. Benefits included. Pleas...

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City of Sammamish Seeks Conflict Public Defender

The City of Sammamish is seeking a consultant for a one year contract starting January 1, 2021 to provide conflict public defender services when the City’s primary public defender has a conflict of interest that prevents them fr...

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Sound Defenders Seeks Criminal Defense Associate

Busy law firm seeks a misdemeanor-level public defender to provide legal representation to indigent clients charged with criminal offenses in Aberdeen, Washington. This is a full-time position. Applicants should be licensed attorn...

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Washington State Office of Public Defense Parents Representation Program Seeks Attorney

Issued:  November 2, 2020 Ends:  Open until Filled   The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) provides state funded attorney representation and case support services to indige...

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Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Attorney II/III

Compensation: DOQ: Attorney II ($5,879 – $6,829 per month) Attorney III ($6,886 – $7,990 per month) Job closes on November 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm. There is currently a position open with the Yakima County Department of A...

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Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services Seeks Program Coordinator

The Legal Clinic and Housing Justice Program Coordinator (“Program Coordinator”) has overall responsibility for the efficient and effective operations of free legal clinics for low income residents of Thurston, Mason, Grays Ha...

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Perkins Coie Seeks Pro Bono Administrative Assistant

Our Pro Bono department has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant role to provide support to the firm’s Pro Bono Counsel & Coordinator & firmwide program.  This role will be responsible for the coordin...

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ELAP Seeks Housing and Family Law Attorney

Come join the team at Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) as our Housing and Family Law Attorney. This full-time position will provide legal services to low-income residents on the Eastside, focusing on housing and family law...

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