Title 03 Administration and Personnel
Chapter 03.11 Public Defense Standards
Neither the City, in its selection of an attorney, firm or agency to provide public defense representation, nor the attorneys selected, in their hiring practices or in their representation of clients, shall discriminate on the grounds race, religion, creed, color, sex, national origin, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability as defined by the American with Disability Act and/or the Washington State Law Against Disability, Chapter 49.60 RCW. Both the City and assigned counsel shall comply with all federal, state, and local non-discrimination requirements, including chapter 1.06 SMC.
Date Passed: Monday, December 15, 2014
Effective Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
ORD C35197 Section 1