Position Information

Position Information
Deputy 1 or Deputy 2, DOQ
Whatcom County Public Defender's Office is currently recruiting for an experienced Deputy II attorney to fill a key role in the department.
Primary Duties:
  • Acts 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.
  • 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.
For the full scope of the job view the job description:
Position: Deputy 1 or Deputy 2, DOQ
Organization: Whatcom County
Location: Bellingham,  WA 
United States
Salary: $5,411 - $7,076 Deputy 1 and $6,671 - $8,985 Deputy 2
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 4/19/2021
Requirements 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.
Trial experience in criminal law is preferred.
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.

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Status: This listing expires on: 6/18/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Whatcom County
Address:


Bellingham,  WA 98225
United States
Email:
JWiles@co.whatcom.wa.us
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Julie Wiles