The Washington County District Attorney’s Office is currently fully staffed.  However, in anticipation of periodic vacancies we are always accepting applications from qualified individuals for the entry level position of Deputy District Attorney I as well as experienced applicants for the position of Deputy DA III or IV.  Entry level positions will be in the misdemeanor criminal prosecution unit.  Any potential applicant is invited to inquire about the process with Chief Deputy DA Jeff Lesowski via email at

Applicants for DDA positions must be a member of the Oregon State Bar or have a Bar membership application pending.

Required application materials: 

  • Cover letter addressed to District Attorney Kevin Barton
  • Resume
  • Completed DDA Application/background check form
  • Transcripts from both undergrad and law school (unofficial is acceptable)
  • 3 letters of reference (at least 2 from attorneys or judges)
  • Writing sample (6 pages or less please)

Applicants should send a packet (hard copy) containing the specified application materials to:

Washington County District Attorney’s Office

Attn: Chief Deputy DA Jeff Lesowski

150 N. First Ave, 3rd floor, MS 40

Hillsboro OR 97124

Questions about the positions or the application process are welcomed and may be directed to Jeff Lesowski, preferably via email:

Washington County is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce.