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Director of Public Defense Recruitment and Retention

The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) is seeking a Director of Public Defense Recruitment and Retention for our Public Defense Backup Center. There is a crisis related to recruitment, hiring, and retention within the public defense community. While many […]

Immigration Impact Unit Director – Private Counsel

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a highly experienced expert in the interplay of Massachusetts criminal law and federal immigration law to serve as the Director of the Immigration Impact Unit (IIU).  […]

Director, Indigent Defense Improvement Division

The Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD) is a California executive level state agency. OSPD has a dual mandate: an appellate division that provides excellent appellate representation to those sentenced to death, and an indigent defense improvement division (IDID) […]

Chief Public Defender

Hamilton County, Ohio is seeking an experienced attorney to fill the position of Chief Public Defender. The successful candidate will serve under the direction of the current Chief Public Defender with the assistance of the Deputy Public Defender from date […]

Social Services Manager

The Travis County Public Defender’s Office (TCPDO) is a comprehensive public defender office envisioned to be client-centered, independent, and innovative to the needs of Travis County residents. Consistent with nationally recognized best practices, TCPDO provides high-quality holistic defense representation and […]


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for appointment as the Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Texas.  The office is headquartered at Houston, Texas.  Regular overnight travel throughout […]

Supervising Staff Attorney – PDD Pittsfield

The Public Defender Division of CPCS, the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a Supervising Staff Attorney with a minimum of five years of experience providing criminal defense representation for its Pittsfield Office.  Candidates must have sufficient trial experience in […]

Social Worker/Mitigation Specialist

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Social Worker/Mitigation Specialist – Seattle/Tacoma, Washington Position No.    24-02 Announced:     January 2, 2024 Closes:            Priority given to applications received by February 2, 2024 The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of […]

Assistant Training Director

NAPD’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice We strive to be an organization where our dedication to DEI-J is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief […]

Human Rights Investigator

About SCHR The Southern Center for Human Rights is working for equality, dignity, and justice for people impacted by the criminal legal system in the Deep South. SCHR fights for a world free from mass incarceration, the death penalty, the […]