Opening for one to two contract attorneys- one-year contract positions with option to renew. Will handle a myriad of criminal cases but one position must be felony-qualified. Attorneys handle all aspects of public defense, preliminary appearances, arraignments, status, settlements and trials.
Must be WA Bar licensed or eligible for license within 30 days of starting work. Must commit to traveling to Okanogan County, Washington at least two days per week for court. Contractors provide their own malpractice coverage. Low cost office use and legal assistant available. Three defense investigators are under contract for use at will by defense attorneys at no cost to contract counsel. All interpreter services are provided by the County at no cost to defense counsel. Great opportunity to live and work in a beautiful rural setting and serve a poverty-stricken diverse population. Spanish-speaking attorneys encouraged to apply!
Please send résumé and cover letter to Melissa MacDougall, via email only, to firstname.lastname@example.org.