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KING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE (DPD) SEEKS 3rd-YEAR LAW STUDENTS, FELLOWS & CLERKS
September 21, 2022 | Alison Pagan

DPD is recruiting 3rd-year law student candidates graduating between December 2022 and June 2023, as well as those serving as fellows or clerks, for future career-service attorney positions. This is an excellent opportunity for people who want to provide robust legal representation to indigent clients in King County. DPD practices in  felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile defense, family defense (dependency cases), involuntary commitment (mental illness), sex offender commitment, and inquests. We work with the community to dismantle the systems that oppress our clients, to make the traditional systems that remain as restorative as possible, to advocate for pathways that will allow our clients to succeed, and to address systemic racism. We strive to create a flexible workplace culture that is inclusive, respectful, and supportive, premised on a shared anti-oppression framework. DPD is looking for attorneys who want to be a part of the fight on behalf of our clients. Posting closes at midnight on Oct. 23, 2022. Visit King County’s career page to learn about this opportunity and to apply.