Prosecutor, public defender, and municipal attorney training.
The Washington state criminal justice training commission shall, within the fiscal resources available, develop and annually conduct the following types of training:
(1) Basic orientation training for attorneys whose responsibility is prosecuting of criminal, juvenile, and traffic offenses and for attorneys whose primary responsibility is defense of such offenses; and
(2) Advanced training for county prosecutors, municipal attorneys, attorneys engaged primarily in the defense of persons charged with offenses, and their attendant support staffs.
Additionally, the commission may develop, publish, or distribute training materials and manuals for county prosecutors, municipal attorneys, and attorneys engaged primarily in the defense of persons charged with offenses.
For purposes herein, the term "attorneys who are engaged primarily in the defense of persons charged with offenses" shall be limited to attorneys who expend at least fifty percent of their employment in the provision of criminal defense services and who are:
(a) Staff attorneys of any not-for-profit organization which has as its primary function the provision of criminal defense services;
(b) Attorneys who provide such services pursuant to a contractual agreement with any public entity; or
(c) Attorneys employed by any duly constituted public defender district.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080
(2). WSR 86-19-021 (Order 1-B), § 139-15-110, filed 9/10/86. Formerly WAC 139-32-010.]