Law firm with offices in Shelton and Aberdeen seek an Associate Attorney interested in handling misdemeanor cases in Aberdeen, Washington. This is an entry-level, full-time position. However, more experienced attorneys are encouraged to apply as the firm also handles felony and dependency cases. Training will be provided as necessary.
The firm’s primary focus is public defense services for the State and Municipalities. Applicants with other legal skill sets are also encouraged to apply. The Associate will be responsible for representing indigent defendants in Aberdeen Municipal Court. Occasional coverage in other courts will be required. Currently, court conducts hearings by Zoom. This may change in the future. An office will be provided in Aberdeen, but there are opportunities to work from home as well.
Applicants should be licensed attorneys in Washington State or Rule 9 qualified interns. If you do not live in Washington State, please do not apply. Prior experience with criminal litigation is helpful, but not required. The successful applicant will be dedicated to protecting their clients’ constitutional rights, able to negotiate successfully with prosecutors and be comfortable working with a diverse and indigent population. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required.
The firm offers paid training, a flexible work schedule, work from home options and a laid back, collegial work environment. A 12- month commitment is desired. Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Rule 9 interns and recent grads are requested to send law school transcripts. Salary range is DOE.
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