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attorney
Make a Difference in Bend, OR!  Deschutes Defenders, A Public Defense Nonprofit has an opening for a juvenile dependency attorney with 2+ years experience.  We are looking for someone to join our team of 16 attorneys dedicated to hard work on client-centered representation and community engagement.  We are open to a partial caseload that includes delinquency cases for the right candidate.  We are a 501(c)(3) public defenders' office that qualifies for the student loan forgiveness program.  We offer an excellent benefit package, including plenty of time to enjoy the mountains surrounding Bend!  Please send your cover letter to Pam Williams, our office manager at pam@despd.org.
Position: attorney
Organization: Deschutes Defenders
Location: Bend,  OR 
United States
Salary: $75,000-$90,000
Posting Start Date: 12/11/2020
Date Posted: 12/11/2020
Requirements This work involves advocacy for clients from shelter hearing forward.  The attorney will need to establish effective relationships with the clients, assist clients with community resources and advocate for their objectives with the child welfare agency and at court.  The attorney will keep current on the law and advocate in pre-trial motions, jurisdictional hearings and subsequent hearings.  During the pandemic, court appearances are primarily by remote means.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/11/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Deschutes Defenders
Address:
215 NW Greenwood Ave., Ste. 200

Bend,  OR 97703
United States
Email:
pam@despd.org
Phone:
(541) 389-7723
Fax:
Contact:
Pam Williams