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Assistant Federal Public Defender – Capital Habeas Unit

THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER is accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Capital Habeas Unit (CHU) to be stationed out of Phoenix, Arizona. This position may be eligible for full-time telework. Attorneys in the CHU represent persons […]

Letter to the La Paz County, Arizona, Board of Supervisors

Letter relating to a decision to close the public defender office The right to be represented by counsel is guaranteed by the United States and Arizona Constitutions because it is fundamental to ensuring criminal trials are fair. Ensuring a person’s […]

NAPD Sends Letters to Aurora, CO, and La Paz County, AZ, on Public Defender Office Closures

Last week, we learned about efforts in Aurora, Colorado, and La Paz County, Arizona, to close respected public defender offices in order to cut costs. We wrote letters to support these offices and urge local stakeholders not to shortchange the […]