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Yakima County DAC Seeks Attorney I/II
August 23, 2021 | Alison Pagan

Attorney I/II

Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel


Compensation: DOQ:

Attorney I ($5,277 – $5,609 per month)

Attorney II ($5,879 – $6,829 per month)


The Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel (Office of the Public Defender) is accepting applications for two Attorneys at the Attorney I or Attorney II level. Incumbents are responsible for providing professional legal work of a criminal defense nature including: legal research and analysis, case management and preparation, conduct of hearings and trials, and appeals. Admission to the Washington State Bar Association is required. If you are awaiting results of the Washington State Bar Exam and/or awaiting admission to the WSBA, we encourage you to apply. The Attorney II position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience. For more information and to apply, visit our website at For information on the Yakima Valley please visit: The position closes on September 1, 2021 at midnight. For assistance, contact the Yakima County Human Resources Department at (509) 574-2210 or  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.