The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) seeks a full-time Public Defense Improvement Managing Attorney to join our team in Olympia, WA! This dynamic position provides a unique opportunity to improve public defense systems statewide. Salary: $105,000-$112,000 DOQ.
The Public Defense Improvement Team distributes grant funds to counties and cities, administers continuing legal education programs, and provides technical assistance to city and county governments. You will work on issues relating to funding, professional standards, administrative structure, and resources for locally-funded public defense services statewide. We vigorously pursue diversity in the work force. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons over 40 year of age, LGBTQIA+, persons with disabilities, formerly incarcerated, prior child welfare involvement, and military veterans are encouraged to apply.