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.

SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY SEEKS TRIBAL ADVOCATE (PUBLIC DEFENDER)

The role of the Tribal Advocate is similar, but not identical to, a public defender in the state court system.  The Tribal Advocate is a solo practitioner and represents indigent Native and non-Native defendants in Swinomish Trib...

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UW School of Law Moderate Means Program Seeks Staff Attorney (50% FTE)

The UW Moderate Means Program (MMP) is the flagship pro bono program for students at UW Law and provides legal referrals for low and moderate income individuals as a part of the statewide Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Mo...

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Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program Seeks Manager

The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program is a cooperative partnership between Community Action of Skagit County (Community Action) and the Skagit County Bar Association.  The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) provides free, high ...

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Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office Seeks Deputy I

Salary: Deputy I: $5,253 – $7,187 per month                                Closing Date: November 19, at 4:30 PM Hiring rate depends on qualifications Primary Duties: Acts as court-appointed co...

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Columbia Legal Services Seeks Staff Attorney

Columbia Legal Services seeks a full-time Staff Attorney to join our statewide advocacy team. Our staff attorneys engage in systemic, multi-forum legal advocacy and community engagement to dismantle the structures that perpetuate ...

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TeamChild Seeks Juvenile Rehabilitation Institutions & Reentry Staff Attorney

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. Our...

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Grays Harbor County RFQ – Public Defender for Remainder of 2019 – 4 Positions

Grays Harbor County requests statements of qualifications from attorneys experienced in providing Public Defender Services for indigent parties for representation in Grays Harbor County Superior Court. Both in-custody and out of c...

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San Juan County RFQ for Public Defense Services Adult Contract for 2020

San Juan County seeks a qualified attorney to provide public defense services for adult defendants in District and Superior Courts in San Juan County for 2020. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

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Thurston County Public Defense Seeks Two Defense Attorney I

Thurston County Public Defense (TCPD) is currently recruiting for TWO full-time Defense Attorney positions. A Defense Attorney practices in either District Court, Juvenile Court or Superior Court with moderate supervision from a...

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TeamChild Seeks Staff Attorney in Yakima Office

TeamChild is seeking a full-time staff attorney in our Yakima County office. This is an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team that is dedicated to client-centered legal advocacy and working to continually reflect and impr...

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