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Hawkins and Crawford Seeks Public Defender
September 21, 2021 | Alison Pagan

HAWKINS & CRAWFORD, the main Public Defender for the City of Federal Way Municipal Court, is looking for a dedicated public defender to join our practice either as a part-time contract defender or a full-time defender. Successful applicant must be a team player, be committed to public defense as a career and licensed to practice law in Washington State. Must be comfortable representing indigent clients and those with mental health/substance abuse issues and have strong research/writing/time management skills. 1 year or more of public defense experience is preferred. Must be available to start immediately. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this position is mainly telecommuting where court appearances occur on Zoom. In person court appearances for counsel are only required for testimonial motions and jury trials at this time.

Please send resume, letter of interest and references for consideration of this opportunity to
HAWKINS & CRAWFORD is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.