Public defense attorney

Public Defense Attorney - Multiple job types-career service and/or temp

Compensation: $70,773.87 - $109,488.91 Annually

Closes: Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 11:59 PM

The Department of Public Defense (DPD) seeks thoughtful, creative, energetic advocates to join our dynamic and diverse team of public defense attorneys.

Successful candidates will be dedicated, hard-working advocates, with excellent trial, research, and writing skills. An ability to think critically and creatively in a fast-paced environment is essential in this role, as well as a passion for public defense and a demonstrated commitment to representing indigent persons. Strong candidates will also possess the ability to receive feedback constructively and to reflect on and modify performance accordingly.

At this time, DPD intends to fill multiple Career Service and/or Term-Limited Temporary (TLT) roles and to generate an eligibility pool for future vacancies in career service and temporary positions over the next six months.

To apply: Interested individuals should submit an online King County application, cover letter, resume, and a short, self-authored writing sample (in .doc, .docx. or .pdf format). All questions on the electronic form must be completed; do not type "see resume." For more information about this opportunity, please see the attached document, or apply online here.

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