Jill Malat

Advocate

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About / Description

Jill Malat leads the Washington State Children’s Representation Program within the Washington State Office for Civil Legal Aid.  The mission of the Children’s Representation Program is to underwrite and oversee the delivery of standards based, meaningful, effective and culturally competent attorney representationfor legall free children who remain in the foster care system six months following termination of their parents’ rights, with the goal of achieving early permanent placements consistent with the children’s stated interests and relevant child well-being indicators.

Prior to serving in this statewide leadership role, Jill served as a longtime criminal public defender in King County, WA.

Topics of Interest

Civil and Individual Rights, Criminal Law » Juvenile offenders, Youth Law and Education

Website(s) and/or Social Media

http://www.ocla.wa.gov/programs/childrens-representation

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