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Seattle University | Seattle, Washington
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Distinguished Practitioner in Residence-Prosecution Clerkship

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Months Per Year: 12

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Position Description

Seattle University School of Law is seeking applicants for the position of Distinguished Practitioner in Residence to oversee the Prosecution Clerkship program in conjunction with the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office (KCPAO). With support from the Prosecuting Attorney's Office, the Practitioner will train and supervise 8-10 Rule 9 interns to conduct in-court hearings, including co-litigating a criminal trial with a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (DPA) in Superior Court. Direct in-court supervision will be provided by the Practitioner in Residence with assistance from the full-time DPAs of the KCPAO. In addition, the Practitioner will co-teach the seminar component to the Clerkship, joined by DPA Rich Anderson, which will explore issues such as mass incarceration, wrongful conviction, diversion and alternative approaches to prosecution, and prosecutorial ethics. The seminar will also provide students the opportunity to discuss and reflect on their case work.

The Clerkship is scheduled for the Spring 2018 Semester. The position requires that the Practitioner in Residence be present at the KCPAO supervising students for 6 hours/day Monday through Thursday and 2 hours on Friday at Seattle University School of Law for the seminar class (total of 26 hours/week) on class days during the term.

Compensation is a stipend of $20,000.00.


JD required, must be licensed in the State of Washington. Practitioner in Residence candidates should have several years of experience in the practice of criminal law, including experience as a prosecutor, preferably in King County. Preference will be given to applicants with experience supervising interns or other teaching experience.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.

About Seattle University

Located in Seattle, Washington, Seattle Pacific University is a premier Christian institution of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving more than 4,000 students. SPU is fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Founded in 1891 by the Free Methodist Church, SPU offers 61 undergraduate majors, 15 master's degree specializations, and five doctoral programs.

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