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The Yakima County Assigned Counsel Office seeks an Attorney III level
January 17, 2023 | Chinami Arai

Attorney III

Annual Pay Range as follows:
$101,074 – $113,825 (ATT III Step 1-7)

Annual Hiring Range as follows:
$101,074 – $107,260 (ATT III Step 1-4 DOQ)

Job Closing Date: Open until filled with weekly reviews.

The Yakima County Assigned Counsel Office (Office of the Public Defender) has one opening for an Attorney III level. The incumbent is responsible for providing professional legal indigent defense for clients in the District Court or Superior Court (Adult, Juvenile and/or ITA). Assignment is subject to the needs of the indigent defense program.

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of law practice experience;
  • A significant amount of jury trial and/or courtroom experience at the Juvenile Court and/or Superior Court level;
  • Qualified by experience to handle contested trial matters with moderate to low supervision in District Court, Juvenile Court and/or Superior Court.


Benefits included in position:

  • Health Care Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life and Basic LTD)
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave


Applicants MUST apply online at: before the closing date. For more information, contact Yakima County Human Resources (509) 574-2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.