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Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation Seeks Public Defender
October 10, 2019 | WDA

The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation is seeking a qualified Criminal Public Defender. The ideal candidate will display a passion for serving the community by supporting and providing legal counsel to all persons alleged to have committed a violation of the Chehalis Tribe’s criminal code, its juvenile code or alleged to have committed acts of abuse or neglect pursuant to a tribal dependency proceeding. The applicant must be familiar with and capable of creating legal documents, and successfully arguing motions in front of a judge. The Public Defender must be possess and/or be willing to continue acquiring knowledge of federal law, Constitutional Due Process Rights, the Indian Civil Rights Act, the Chehalis Law and Order Code, and procedural rules of the court.

√ Juris Doctorate and license to practice law in the State of Washington required
√ At least five (5) years of experience in the legal field required

Closing date: October 18th, 2019

For more information, including how to apply, please click here.