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Spokane County Seeks Counsel for Defense Manager
November 2, 2020 | Alison Pagan

Performs administrative, supervisory, and participatory legal work in managing the staff, policy and operations of the Counsel for Defense Department. Advises professional staff on complex issues, defense strategies and procedures; monitors and evaluates work ensuring performance is consistent with prevailing professional standards, applicable statutes and county policies. Assigns, tracks and reviews caseloads.  Oversees the arrangement of training and practice updates for attorneys, as required or needed.  In addition to administrative responsibilities, the manager is expected to carry half a case load when appropriate, considering the other imperatives of the office. This position shall be appointed by the Selection Committed as provided for in RCW 36.26.030.   

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