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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.

Washington Appellate Project Seeks Staff Attorney

The Washington Appellate Project is hiring a staff attorney. The Washington Appellate Project is a nonprofit public defense firm of 15 attorneys providing the highest quality representation to indigent clients appealing criminal c...

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Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office Seeks Temporary Attorney

Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office is seeking a temporary attorney to assist with its criminal defense caseload from October through December, 2019. This position will primarily involve civil commitment representation (...

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Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Attorney I – Limited Term

There is one vacancy with the Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel (Office of the Public Defender) for a Limited Term Staff Attorney at the Attorney I level. This position may end on or before May 31, 2020. (Please note: F...

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Northwest Justice Project Seeks Bilingual Staff Attorney | Grant/Adams County

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) will receive funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) to open an office to serve Grant and Adams County.   The funding will support the hiring of two attorneys and a legal assistant. The e...

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Northwest Justice Project Seeks Staff Attorney Position | Grant/Adams County

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) will receive funding from the Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA) to open an office to serve Grant and Adams County.   The funding will support the hiring of two attorneys and a legal assistant. The e...

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Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to work with individuals in removal proceedings in Seattle, Washington.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a full-time bilingual staff attorney to work with individuals in removal proceedings in Seattle, Washington. The attorney will provide direct representation in removal proceedings, ...

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The City of Pasco Office of Public Defense seeks statements of qualifications from attorneys for misdemeanor public defense services

The City of Pasco Office of Public Defense (OPD) seeks statements of qualifications from attorneys for an immediate position to provide misdemeanor public defense services for the City of Pasco.  The City of Pasco provides indige...

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GRANT COUNTY SEEKS RFQ FOR INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES-MISDEMEANOR/FELONY

Grant County is in need of contact attorneys.  The county seeks statements of qualifications for misdemeanor and felony attorneys.  Applicants who can service full or part time contracts will be considered as well as conflict at...

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Legal Counsel for Youth and Children Seeks Attorneys in Walla Walla and Tri-Cities

In 2017, the Homeless Youth Legal Network of the American Bar Association named Legal Counsel for Youth and Children (LCYC) as one of twelve model programs serving homeless youth nationally. In partnership with local schools, gove...

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City of Oak Harbor RFQ for Public Defender Services

The City of Oak Harbor, Washington (“City”) request statements of qualifications from attorneys experienced in providing Public Defender services for indigent criminal defendants. The City currently contracts for Public Defend...

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