If your would like to join our team of defenders please send in a cover letter and resume to  or apply to one of our open positions. If you are an attorney please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample


People who are pursuing a career in public defense should apply to our internship program. The Association has many opportunities for internships in every area of professional services: attorneys, social workers, paralegals, and administrators. If you are interested in an internship, please send your cover letter and  resume to .

Please include “internship” in the subject area  and in your cover letter specify  what type of internship you are seeking.  In addition please indicate whether the internship would be part of an academic program and your availability (full-time or part-time, duration, and time of year).  


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Snohomish County Public Defender Association is an equal opportunity employer. This means we will provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C status or any other factor prohibited by law.