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Deputy Chief Counsel – Children and Family Law Division

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a dynamic experienced leader to serve as Deputy Chief Counsel of the Children and Family Law Division. We fight for equal justice and human dignity by […]

Deputy Chief Counsel of the Children andFamily Law Division

DIVISION OVERVIEW The Children and Family Law Division (CAFL) of CPCS provides children, young adults, and indigent parents zealous legal representation in a range of civil matters involving families. These include child neglect and abuse cases (referred to in Massachusetts […]

Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The term of appointment is four years. The current annual […]

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).  […]

Legal Training Attorney – Children and Family Law Training Department

The Training Department is seeking two attorneys with experience in family regulation law to be Legal Training Attorneys in the Children and Family Law (CAFL) Practice Area.  The CAFL Training Unit is based in Boston but this position may be […]

Litigation Support Attorney – Children and Family Law Divsion

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking a Litigation Support Attorney for the Children and Family Law Division (CAFL).  The Litigation Support Attorney will be responsible for drafting, collecting, organizing,  disseminating, and training […]

Social Worker – Harvard Law School – 64952BR

Job Summary The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) at Harvard Law School is a multidisciplinary public defender clinic that provides zealous, client-centered defense to indigent adults and juvenile clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges in Boston area criminal courts. The social […]

Staff Counsel I – EdLaw

The Youth Advocacy Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking to fill a Staff Counsel I position in its EdLaw Project. The EdLaw Project is a dynamic team-oriented group that provides […]

Staff Counsel I – Private Counsel Immigration Impact Unit

The Immigration Impact Unit of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) is seeking to fill the position of Staff Counsel I to provide immigration advice, training, and litigation support to court appointed Child and Family Law (CAFL) attorneys throughout […]

Staff Counsel I – Private Counsel Innocence Program

The Innocence Program is accepting applications for an experienced attorney with a background in criminal trial and post-conviction litigation to serve as an Innocence Program Staff Counsel I. The Staff Counsel I will work closely with the program staff to […]

Staff Counsel II – CAFL Trial Panel Support Unit

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking two skilled and experienced child welfare attorneys to serve as Staff Counsel II in the Children and Family Law Division’s (CAFL) Trial Panel Support Unit (TPSU).  […]

Supervising Staff Attorney – PDD Boston

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 Boston Office.  Candidates must have sufficient trial experience in […]

Trial Attorney – Family Justice Advocates Worcester

The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the public defender agency for Massachusetts, is seeking attorneys to work in the office of Family Justice Advocates (FJA), CPCS’ Children and Family Law Division (CAFL) “conflicts office” in Worcester; FJA also has […]

Trial Attorney – PDD Holyoke

The Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is seeking to fill a Trial Attorney positions in our Holyoke Office.  The Holyoke Office focuses on Holyoke, but also covers other courts in Hampden County. Attorneys of all […]

Trial Attorney – PDD Lawrence

The Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services is seeking an experienced superior court practitioner to fill the position of Trial Attorney in our Lawrence Office, located in Essex County.  The Public Defender Division provides legal representation […]

Trial Attorney – PDD Worcester

The Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the public defender agency of Massachusetts, is seeking a superior and district court practitioner for a Trial Attorney position in our Worcester Public Defender Division Office, covering Worcester County. […]