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Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel seeks Public Defender Legal Intern
February 1, 2023 | Chinami Arai

Job Closing Date: Open until filled with weekly reviews.


Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel is recruiting for an Extra Help Program Representative (Public Defender Legal Intern). Incumbents are responsible for assisting staff attorneys in indigent defense representation performing professional legal work of a criminal defense nature including, but not limited to: legal research and analysis, case management and preparation, assisting with client, witness, victim and other interviews and testimony preparations, assisting with hearings and trials.


This is an extra help, intermittent on call position.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and must be enrolled in an accredited law school.


Benefits included in position:

  • Washington State Paid Sick Leave


Applicants MUST apply online at: before the closing date. For more information, contact Yakima County Human Resources (509) 574-2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.