City of Olympia Municipal Court Contract Appellate Public Defender

City of Olympia | Capital of Washington State

P.O. Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967

City of Olympia Municipal Court Contract Appellate Public Defender

The City of Olympia is seeking to fill one variable/ on call contract appellate public defender position to provide appellate representation on an as needed basis.   Applicants must be a member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association with a minimum of three years criminal law experience, with five years preferred.  Experience doing RALJ appeals is preferred.    Contract period runs from June 1st, 2017 to December 31st, 2017, with a possible option to renew.  The flat rate monthly compensation will be based on the following base scale:  Appeals=$600 for briefing/$200 for oral argument.  Public defender must be able to meet caseload standards.    Public defender will work closely with the Public Defense Coordinator.

Cover letter, resume, and 3 references must be received no later than Wednesday May 10th, 2017

Applicants will be notified of interviews by Friday May 12th, 2017

Interviews will take place the week of May 15th, 2017.

Mail to: Attn: Diane Whaley, Public Defense Coordinator, City of Olympia, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA  98507; or send via email to dwhaley@nullci.olympia.wa.us.

For questions please call Diane Whaley, Public Defense Coordinator, at 360-753-8057

Heather LigtenbergCity of Olympia Municipal Court Contract Appellate Public Defender