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Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel Seeks Entry Level Temporary Attorney

Position type:  Attorney

Title:  Extra Hire Attorney

Job Description:  This is an entry level, temporary position.  Looking for extra hire attorneys for misdemeanor public defense. Prior experience in misdemeanor criminal defense preferred.  Position provides an opportunity to work with experienced attorneys in a supportive, collaborative environment.

Attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington. Rule 9 eligible waiting for the bar accepted if previous experience in misdemeanor representation. Must have basic knowledge of criminal law and procedure. 

Requested Documents: Cover letter, resume, writing sample and references.

Contact Information:     Please e-mail or fax to:

                                                Department of Assigned Counsel

                                                Attn: Denise Whitley

                                                949 Market Street, Ste 334

                                                Tacoma, WA  98402

                                                dwhitle@co.pierce.wa.us

                                                Fax: 253-798-6715

 

Compensation: $28.00 an hour, 35 hours per week

Hiring criteria:  Attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington.  Experience in criminal law defense work is preferred. Rule 9 eligible waiting for the bar accepted if previous experience in misdemeanor representation.

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