News & Updates

The Yakima County Assigned Counsel Office seeks Attorneys at the Attorney I and II levels
January 12, 2023 | Chinami Arai

Attorney I/II

Annual Pay Range as follows:
Attorney I – $80,100 – $86,703 (ATT I Step 1-5)
Attorney II – $89,304 – $100,571 (ATT II Step 1-7)

Annual Hiring Range as follows:
Attorney I – $80,100 – $85,003 (ATT I Step 1-4 DOQ)
Attorney II – $89,304 – $94,770 (ATT II 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 immediate openings for Attorneys at the Attorney I and II levels. 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.

Required:

Attorney I – Admission to the Washington State Bar.
If you are awaiting results of the Washington State Bar exam and/or awaiting admission into the WSBA, we encourage you to apply.

Attorney II – Admission to the Washington State Bar;
A minimum of four (4) years of law practice experience.

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: https://yakimacounty.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/YakimaCountyWA/details/Attorney-I-II_R1371 before the closing date. For more information, contact Yakima County Human Resources (509) 574-2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.