Seattle City Attorney’s Office – Infraction Prosecution Volunteer, Open until filled

Position: Infraction Prosecution Volunteer
Open to: Rule 9 eligible and recent graduates
Time commitment: 3-4 days per week
Location: Seattle, WA
Application Process: Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript, three references, application form, and writing sample to Brialle Engelhart, Criminal Division Manager, 701 5th Ave., Ste. 2050, Seattle, WA 98104, or via email at Brialle.Engelhart@seattle.gov.
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Contact: Brialle Engelhart, Criminal Division Manager, Brialle.Engelhart@seattle.gov

About the Seattle City Attorney’s Office:
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office is committed to providing the City of Seattle with the highest caliber legal advice to help protect the health, safety, welfare, and civil rights of all.

The Criminal Division represents the City in prosecuting traffic infractions, misdemeanors, and gross misdemeanors in Seattle Municipal Court. The types of cases prosecuted by the Criminal Division include driving under the
influence, traffic infractions, domestic violence, theft, assault, and trespassing.

Infraction Prosecution Rule 9 Duties:

  • Prepare and conduct trials for contested infraction cases and related motions;
  • Handle pre-hearing matters, including discovery issues; and
  • Prepare any necessary pleadings, motions, etc.

Openings:
Beginning September, there are a limited number of infraction prosecution positions available. All positions are unpaid. The ideal candidates will be available for court coverage three or four days per week.

Application Process:
Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript, three references, application and writing sample to Brialle Engelhart, Criminal Division Manager, 701 5th Ave., Ste. 2050, Seattle WA 98104. You may also e-mail your materials to Brialle.Engelhart@seattle.gov.

All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

The application is available at: http://www.seattle.gov/cityattorney/about-us/careers/criminal-internships

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