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July 2, 2021

We’re Hiring A Social Work Case Manager

Snohomish County Public Defender Association (SCPDA) case managers work in collaboration with social workers and attorneys to provide advocacy, support, referral services, and release planning. Snohomish […]
June 23, 2021

We’re Hiring Criminal Defense Investigators

Criminal Defense Investigator  Snohomish County Public Defender Association (SCPDA) provides high-quality legal representation to indigent clients facing loss of liberty.  The SCPDA values of Brave Advocacy, […]
March 3, 2021

Congratulations on 20 years of Service

She’s never one to seek the spotlight, but we couldn’t let Rachelle Francis’s 20th anniversary pass unacknowledged.  Since 2001, Rachelle has held many roles at SCPDA, from her earliest days […]
July 6, 2020

BLM Message From The Board

The Snohomish County Public Defender Association(SCPDA) Board of Directors stands in solidarity with communities of color and in support of SCPDA employees and community members who protest, bear witness, and speak out against systemic racism.
June 11, 2020

One lawyer’s experience with bipolar disorder

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder about five years ago. Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme highs (mania or hypomania) and extreme lows […]
June 11, 2020

SCPDA STATEMENT ON GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH

To SCPDA Public Defenders, “In a racist society, it is not enough to not be a racist, we must be anti-racist.” Angela Davis We are seeing […]
March 27, 2020

COVID-19 CRISIS and Public Defense

In the last two weeks, the public defenders at the Snohomish County Public Defender Association (SCPDA) have worked tirelessly to reduce the number of people incarcerated […]
March 10, 2020

Congratulations Natalie Tarantino

SCPDA is proud to announce that Natalie Tarantino has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers , one of the premier legal associations […]
March 9, 2020

Ongoing Health Emergency Procedure

Are you concerned about appearing for a scheduled court date? If you are represented by an attorney, contact your attorney to learn about what accommodations can […]
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