Thurston County Public Defense (TCPD) is currently recruiting for one full-time Defense Attorney I position. A Defense Attorney I practices in either District Court, Juvenile Court or Superior Court with moderate supervision from a higher-level defense attorney. Immediate placement for this position will be in District Court for Misdemeanor representation consistent with District Court summary of duties below.
TCPD utilizes a holistic defense model. Holistic representation is a client-centered, community-oriented approach to criminal defense that is currently emerging as an effective and critical solution to challenges within our criminal legal defense system. Holistic representation is based on the principle that defense lawyers and staff need to take an interdisciplinary approach – at times beyond the courtroom – to best represent clients and to address underlying issues affecting contact with the criminal justice system.
Salary range is $5,778.00 – $6,009.00 monthly
Application deadline is June 19, 2019.
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