Criminal Defense Attorney Job in Seattle, WA Near Me - 325417 |

Criminal Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Seattle

Job ID YTTZ325417

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Criminal Law - Defense

2024-05-26 20:57:24

A law firm is seeking a Criminal Defense Attorney to join their team in Seattle, WA.

Job Overview:

The Criminal Defense Attorney will be responsible for advising clients on their legal rights, attending pretrial hearings, managing court appearances, drafting motions, and providing legal analysis to determine case strategies.


  • Advise clients on their legal rights and draw up legal documents about their case
  • Attend pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about the best strategies
  • Manage court appearances, and trials, draft motions, interview witnesses, and perform legal research
  • Analyze probable outcomes of cases using knowledge of legal precedents
  • Manage the workload of cases effectively
  • Provide legal analysis for clients to determine any possible case benefits
  • Accrue additional evidence to support clients' cases or for arguments against the prosecution's charges
  • Prepare clients for depositions; determine essential goals of case strategy and gather information from witnesses and important experts that support client's positions


  • 2-5 years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Experience handling complex criminal cases at the federal, state, and local levels
  • A team player who is open to helping, strategizing, and working with fellow associates
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Interpersonal skills of the highest caliber

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the Washington State Bar Association or eligibility for reciprocity


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Excellent compensation package
  • Paid parking
  • Paid time off
  • And more.

This medium-sized firm specializes in immigration, criminal, employment law, and personal injury. Committed to excellent customer service, the firm provides focused personalized attention to every client's needs. The firm consists of highly experienced and aggressive attorneys and associate attorneys who strive to make a difference in immigration law and criminal defense law. The firm has a collaborative teamwork environment where everybody shares ideas, motivates each other, and solves issues together. The firm is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to providing an open and diverse work environment. The legal community has recognized the firm for professional achievements and customer service, including Super Lawyers, The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award, 10 Best Law Firms Client Satisfaction, Avvo's Client Choice Award, and other accolades.

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