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Washington State OPD Seeks Full-Time Managing Attorney
June 18, 2021 | Alison Pagan

Issued: June 16, 2021
Ends: Open until filled

The Washington State Office of Public Defense seeks a full-time Managing Attorney to administer a new Juvenile Legal Consulting Service, as required by House Bill 1140. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for recruiting, training, and administering contracts for a statewide network of qualified defense attorneys to provide on-call telephonic consultations for youth prior to waiving constitutional rights when (1) being questioned in custodial interrogations; (2) detained based on probable cause; or (3) requested to consent to evidentiary searches.

For more details view https://www.opd.wa.gov/documents/00859-2021_JLCS.pdf