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.

City of Lake Forest Park RFQ

The City of Lake Forest Park, Washington requests proposals to provide Public Defender services for indigent criminal defendants for an initial term of three (3) years commencing January, 2019, with the option to extend the Contra...

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Office of the Federal Public Defender Seeks Panel Attorneys

APPLICATIONS FOR THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT (CJA) PANEL FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON FOR 2019 The Standing Committee for the Western District of Washington will be considering applications for the CJA Attorney Panel for th...

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Law Firm Seeks Associate Attorney in Shelton, WA

Small to mid-sized growing firm in Shelton, WA looking for a motivated Associate Attorney to handle misdemeanor indigent defense or a mixture of misdemeanor and felony cases, depending on experience. The position is open and we ar...

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Northwest Justice Projects Seeks Staff Attorneys in Seattle, Aberdeen, and Yakima

Please click here for each individual job posting. You will be redirected to NJP’s website.

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Children’s Alliance Seeks Advocacy Director

The Advocacy Director develops and leads Children’s Alliance advocacy strategy and tactics to advance public policy campaigns to improve child well-being and close gaps by income and race/ethnicity. Growing and mobilizing a powe...

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Clark County’s Indigent Defense Office RFQ

Clark County is responsible for providing legal representation in Superior Court and District Court cases where the federal or state constitutions or state statutes, case law, or court rules mandate the provision of counsel at gov...

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City of Olympia Seeks Two Contract Public Defenders

The City of Olympia is accepting applications for two contract public defenders to represent indigent defendants in the Olympia Municipal Court. Position one is a 280 case credit max position with an opportunity to carry a misdeme...

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TeamChild Seeks Managing Attorney for Yakima Office

TeamChild is a nationally recognized nonprofit serving vulnerable youth across Washington State. TeamChild is best known for its legal services program reaching children in crisis in King, Pierce, Spokane, and Yakima counties. Man...

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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Seeks Bilingual Legal Advocate in Seattle

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual legal advocate to work in our Removal Defense unit. The applicant must be fluent in English and Spanish. The Removal Defense Unit provides direct represen...

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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Seeks Asylum Attorney

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a bilingual (preferably Spanish‐speaking) attorney to provide direct representation and other forms of legal assistance to individuals pursuing asylum and related forms of imm...

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