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King County Department of Public Defense Seeks Attorneys
December 5, 2019 | Scott Shoemaker

King County DPD is looking for talented, committed, hard-working advocates to work in its Seattle or Kent offices. Salary: $68,702 – $106,308. DPD seeks attorneys with a passion for public defense and a demonstrated commitment to representing indigent persons, as well as excellent trial, research, and writing skills. Attorneys practice in several areas, including felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile defense, family defense (dependency cases), involuntary commitment (mental illness), sex offender commitment, and contempt of court. The department also works to address racial disproportionality in the criminal legal system, the collateral consequences of system involvement, and other structural and/or systemic issues. Applications received by close of business Dec. 19, 2019, will receive priority consideration. Learn more or apply by visiting the job posting on King County’s website. To learn more about DPD, please visit their website.