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.

Stein, Lotzkar & Starr Seeks Associate Attorney

Bellevue law firm seeking an attorney to fill out our established team of public defenders.  We offer high-level training on DUI & DV defense.  The ideal candidate will have an interest in public defense with a desire to dev...

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Thurston County Public Defense Seeks Defense Attorney

Thurston County Public Defense is currently recruiting for one (1) Defense Attorney position. A Defense Attorney practices in either District Court, Juvenile Court, or Superior Court with moderate to minimum supervision and/or...

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Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office Seeks Criminal Defense Attorney

The Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office is seeking experienced criminal defense attorney applicants for a Deputy II or a Senior Deputy, DOQ. The office of the Public Defender serves indigent clients in Whatcom County and is ...

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Grays Harbor County Department of Public Defense Seeks Attorney

Grays Harbor County Department of Public Defense is seeking to add a full-time experienced, defense dedicated attorney. GHC DPD intends to increase the number of public defense attorneys and improve the GHC public defense environm...

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TeamChild Seeks Attorney

TeamChild’s Yakima County office is currently hiring for one attorney position—either a managing attorney or staff attorney. Both options are posted on TeamChild’s website, please indicate if you are interested in being cons...

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Law Office of Jason Smith Seeks Associate Attorney

Law Office of Jason Smith and North County Public Defense is looking to hire a 6th Associate Attorney to become a part of our team! You will represent clients charged with misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor criminal offenses in the...

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KING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE (DPD) SEEKS INVESTIGATORS

DPD is recruiting skilled investigators! We’re seeking applicants who have a passion for public defense, a commitment to racial justice, an ability to gather and analyze information, strong interviewing skills, strong forensic s...

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KING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE (DPD) SEEKS 3rd-YEAR LAW STUDENTS, FELLOWS & CLERKS

DPD is recruiting 3rd-year law student candidates graduating between December 2022 and June 2023, as well as those serving as fellows or clerks, for future career-service attorney positions. This is an excellent opportunity for pe...

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CITY OF TUKWILA REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS FOR PUBLIC DEFENSE SERVICES

The City of Tukwila is requesting proposals from well qualified law firms interested in providing public defense services for criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors in Tukwila Municipal Court. The City will pay a flat monthl...

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SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR 2 POSITIONS – MOUNTAIN LAW SEEKS CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS (MOUNT VERNON / BURLINGTON)

2 Full-time attorney positions available. $64,000 – 75,000 annual salary, (DOQ).  Come join our team in providing quality, zealous criminal defense services to indigent defendants in Mount Vernon & Burlington Washington. Fu...

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