July 2, 2021

We’re Hiring An Experienced Social Worker

Snohomish County Public Defender Association (SCPDA) social workers work in collaboration with attorneys to provide advocacy, mitigation, referral services, limited crisis intervention, and release planning. Snohomish […]
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 […]
February 10, 2021

Hiring Experienced Public Defender

The Snohomish County Public Defender Association is committed to providing the highest quality of legal representation to our clients – indigent persons accused of crimes under […]
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


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 […]
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