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Attorney to be honored for a major federal court win for immigrant detainees

Crossposted from For The Defense The win last year was a game-changer. Thanks to a class-action lawsuit brought by several public interest attorneys, a federal judge ruled that immigrants with mental disabilities facing deportation proceedings are entitled to a lawyer, a first-ever affirmation of the right to appointed counsel for immigrant detainees. One of the…

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Email to participate in 2016 Employee Survey

On Monday, September. 26, you will receive an email from 2016KCEmployeeSurvey@orcsurvey.com with the subject line “King County Employee Survey – 2016” inviting you to participate in the King County 2016 Employee Survey. It will look similar to the example email pictured below: This year’s survey is open from September 26 through October 21, 2016. The survey…

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Following the line to inspiration

Crossposted from King County WTD Senior Gardener Jim Davis can be considered the artist-in-residence at South Plant. If you stop into the lunchroom in the Annex Building you’ll see his unique and interesting contour drawings hanging on the wall. While Jim finds inspiration in dramatic subjects like Seattle Seahawks players, most of his drawings installed…

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Seasonal Home Maintenance Class

Whether you own your home or are renting, make sure your home is ready for the seasons ahead! This seminar is presented by HomeStreet Bank to help you learn basic home maintenance, what you need to do when the temperature changes, covering the cost of home maintenance, and you’ll be provided with a home maintenance…

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Kudos to KCSO’s dedicated unit in the fight against domestic violence in King County

The Seattle Times profiled the King County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Investigations Unit in Saturday’s edition, highlighting the reformation of the unit and the hard work being done to protect victims of domestic violence and convict DV offenders. The article speaks with Detectives Ben Wheeler and Robin Ostrum, Senior Deputy Prosecutor David Martin and Sheriff…

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Featured Job: Regional Services Manager

Closing Date/Time: Sun. 09/18/16 4:30 PM Salary: $52.69 – $66.79 Hourly, $109,595.20 – $138,923.20 Annually Job Type: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week Location: Chinook Building – 401 5th Ave, Seattle, Washington Department: King County Department of Information Technology Description: King County Information Technology (KCIT) is seeking an effective leader to join our department as…