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Thurston County Public Defense Seeks Defense Attorney
March 9, 2020 | Alison Pagan
Thurston County Public Defense is currently recruiting for one full-time Defense Attorney position. A Defense Attorney 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 Superior Court for felony representation consistent with Superior Court summary of duties below.

Depending upon qualifications the successful applicant will be placed at a Defense Attorney II or Defense Attorney III level. The Defense Attorney III is distinguished from the Defense Attorney II classification by years of experience and the ability to handle a full priority felony caseload. A Defense Attorney III also assists other attorneys in matters of trial strategy, tactics and legal research and analysis, and regularly exercises independent judgment in decision-making.

For more information, including how to apply, click here.