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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.

Cowlitz County Office of Public Defense Seeks Public Defense Attorney

The attorney filling this position will act as court-appointed counsel representing indigent people in the courts of Cowlitz County.  The attorney will represent clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignmen...

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Whatcom County Public Defenders Office Seeks Deputy I

Hiring Salary: $5,411 – 5,581 per month, DOQ                         Closing Date: November 9, 2020 at 4:30 PM Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office is recruiting for a Deputy I Primary Duties Include...

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Disability Rights Washington Seeks Contract Legislative Consultant

About Disability Rights Washington: We are a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with di...

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JustLead Seeks Equity & Leadership Facilitator

JustLead Washington is a capacity-building organization that supports equity and justice advocates and organizations throughout Washington State, offering leadership and equity focused transformative learning opportunities, consul...

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OPD Requests Attorney Applications for Mason County

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) provides state funded attorney representation and case support services to indigent parents, custodians and legal guardians involved in child...

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KCBA Seeks Executive Director

The King County Bar Association (KCBA) was founded in 1886 by Seattle-area attorneys to discipline and reprimand colleagues who were participating in lawless, racist vigilantism to expel Chinese workers from Seattle. Over the past...

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CJA Panel and the Mentor Program Seeks Applications

The conflict panel for the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Washington, better known as the CJA Panel, is currently accepting applications. Successful applicants will be seasoned criminal defense attorneys with ...

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Superior Court for Klickitat County Request for Proposals for Public Defense Services

Proposals, together with statements of qualifications, are requested from attorneys to represent, advise, defend in court and provide legal assistance to indigents before the Superior Court of Klickitat County, Washington with the...

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Disability Rights Washington Seeks Public Policy Fellows

Disability Rights Washington values diversity of culture, disability and other life experiences, and is an equal opportunity employer by choice. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,...

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We’re hiring! WDA is seeking a Resource Attorney

Posted: September 28, 2020 Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled  POSITION: Resource Attorney – WDA Immigration Project WDA’s Immigration Project seeks a full-time resource attorney with immigration or criminal defense ...

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