Employment Opportunities

Paralegal

Issued: June 16, 2022

Ends: Open until filled

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) seeks a full-time Paralegal to support its new Blake Triage Team. The Blake Triage Team will not provide direct representation, but will support public defense and assigned counsel attorneys statewide by reviewing and organizing sentencing data to identify people eligible for Blake relief. The team will collaborate with county and state level partners to improve the management and flow of Blake hearings statewide.

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Administrative Assistant

Issued: June 6, 2022

Ends: Open until filled

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to support its Disproportionality Legal Training Coordinator in day-to-day operations associated with curriculum and content development for training events/presentations, visual aids, or other materials. The Administrative Assistant will schedule and provide technical assistance during the Disproportionality Legal Coordinator’s presentations and/or training events.

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Contract Opportunities 

RFQ22015 Attorney Representation for Indigent Parents in Dependency and Termination Cases [Whatcom County]

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) currently provides state funded attorney representation and case support services to indigent parents, custodians and legal guardians involved in child dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in Washington counties.  OPD is requesting applications for attorney representation in Whatcom County.

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RFQ22014 Social Worker or Social Service Worker for Indigent Parents in Dependency Cases [Skamania and Klickitat Counties]

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) currently provides state funded attorney representation and social work/social services specialist support services to indigent parents, custodians and legal guardians involved in child dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in all 39 Washington counties. OPD is requesting applications for social worker or social services specialist services in Skamania and Klickitat Counties.

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RFQ22013 Attorney Representation for Indigent Parents in Dependency and Termination Cases [Grays Harbor County]

The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) currently provides state funded attorney representation and case support services to indigent parents, custodians and legal guardians involved in child dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in Washington counties.  OPD is requesting applications for attorney representation in Grays Harbor County.

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