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Federal Way Public Defender Seeks Attorney and Contract Attorney
December 4, 2018 | Scott Shoemaker

The Federal Way Public Defenders Office has a job opportunity for a full time public defender and a contract public defender.

Successful applicant must be a team player, have a strong interest in public defense as a career, licensed to practice law in Washington State, comfortable representing indigent clients and those with mental health/substance abuse issues, will have strong research/writing and time management skills. Must learn quickly, know when to task for guidance, and must know how to efficiently manage time and caseload. Must be available to start immediately and have reliable transportation. Minimum of 1-2 years of criminal defense experience preferred, but we will train the right individual.

Salaried position pays $50k DOE, Medical/Dental Insurance after probation period, and requires a commitment of one year. The contract position pays a min. of $25/hr DOE – and we prefer a commitment of 30 hours per week minimum.

Send resume, letter of interest and references to

Hawkins & Crawford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.