The City of Olympia Municipal Court is accepting applications for contract public defender. The City is hiring four public defenders with the contract beginning January 1, 2015. Applicants must be a member in good standing with the WA State Bar Association with a minimum of two years criminal law experience, preferably in a Municipal or District Court with public defense experience. Contract period runs from January 1, 2015 thru December 31, 2015, with an option to renew. The monthly salary is $5,000. Public Defenders must be able to meet caseload standards and certifications. Public defenders work closely with the Public Defense Coordinator.
Resume and cover letter must be received by November 15, 2014. Mail to: Attn: Maryam Olson, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967 For questions please call Maryam Olson (360)753-8325 or Jane Kirkemo (360)753-8499.