The City of Anacortes is seeking qualified candidates to engage in contract public defense services on a part-time basis. Potential candidates would provide defense services to clients in a professional, skilled manner consistent with standards set forth by the American Bar Association, WSBA, the Washington Supreme Court, the Rules of Professional Conduct, case law, and applicable court rules defining the duties of counsel and the rights of defendants in criminal cases. Candidates must be available to represent clients in person at Anacortes Municipal Court a minimum of twice per month. All eligible candidates are required to maintain their own facilities, materials, labor, accounting, and appropriate insurance. Compensation is $75/hour with the possibility of increase in 2024. If interested, please contact the Anacortes Public Defender for more information at (360) 293-1930.