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Deputy I or II DOQ (2 openings)

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Deputy I or II, DOQ Public Defender's Office

Salary: Deputy I: $5,253 - $7,187 per month Closing Date: June 25, 2019 at 4:30 PM Deputy II: $6,477 - $8,825 per month

Whatcom County Public Defender's Office is recruiting for 2 Attorney positions: Deputy I or II DOQ's

Both positions act as court-appointed counsel representing individuals accused of misdemeanors or felonies in superior, district and juvenile courts. Represents appointed clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation, plea negotiations, trial and sentencing. Responsible for the investigation and preparation of each case assigned. Represents indigents in involuntary commitment proceedings and dependency proceedings. Primary caseload consists of misdemeanor, juvenile, or felony cases based upon experience. Assists management and other staff, as directed. Complies with legal standards and requirements.

One position will be assigned to Juvenile court. Experience working with juveniles is preferred.

Qualifications

Deputy I:

Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.

Deputy II:

Three years as a successful practicing attorney with an equivalent trial background in criminal law that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.

Spanish language fluency is desired

Background Check must meet County Criteria for criminal justice positions.

Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

Must pass job-related tests.

Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer To apply: Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225

Position: Deputy I or II DOQ (2 openings)
Organization: Whatcom County Public Defender's Office
Location: Bellingham,  WA 
United States
Salary: Deputy I: $5,253 - $7,187 per month Closing Date: June 25, 2019 at 4:30 PM Deputy II: $6,477 - $8,825 per month
Posting Start Date: 6/4/2019
Date Posted: 6/5/2019
Requirements

Qualifications

Deputy I:

Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.

Deputy II:

Three years as a successful practicing attorney with an equivalent trial background in criminal law that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.

Spanish language fluency is desired

Background Check must meet County Criteria for criminal justice positions.

Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

Must pass job-related tests.

Status: This listing expires on: 9/3/2019
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