Here you will find vacancy announcements for positions in Federal Public Defender Offices, Federal Community Defender Offices, and other select positions related to the Criminal Justice Act. Click on the position name for a detailed position description in PDF. Additionally please visit https://diversityfellowship.fd.org/ to learn more about DSO's Diversity Fellowship Program.
E.g., Saturday, February 4, 2023
Position Title Organization Location Closing Date
ACSA Litigation Support Specialist Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Administrative Assistant Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Administrative Assistant District of Connecticut
Hartford, CT
February 10, 2023
Administrative Assistant Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Administrative Assistant District of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Islands
Boston, MA
February 13, 2023
Administrative Assistant Specializing in Personnel and Human Resources District of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
March 5, 2023
Administrative Assistant to CJA Resource Counsel District of Alaska
Anchorage, AK
When Filled
Administrative Officer Northern District of West Virginia
Clarksburg, WV
March 15, 2023
Appellate Attorney Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
February 20, 2023
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
February 6, 2023
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Western District of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
March 24, 2023
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator - Capital Habeas Unit Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.
Knoxville, TN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender District of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Macon, GA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender - Capital Habeas Unit Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
February 12, 2023
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Wyoming
Casper, WY
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Texas
Del Rio, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Islands
Concord, NH
February 10, 2023
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Islands
Providence, RI
February 10, 2023
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Missouri
Springfield, MO
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Tennessee
Jackson, TN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
February 10, 2023
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Oregon
Portland, OR
February 14, 2023
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Virginia
Roanoke, VA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Florida
Fort Pierce, FL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
Brownsville, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender (Appellate) Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender – Criminal Defense Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender-Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
When Filled
Assistant Investigator District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Assistant Investigator Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa
Sioux City, IA
When Filled
Assistant Paralegal Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Assistant Paralegal / Administrative Assistant Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa
Davenport, IA
When Filled
Attorney (Capital Habeas) Central District of California
Santa Ana, CA
When Filled
Attorney Advisor (TDY) DSO - Program Operations Division Full-Time Telework When Filled
Capital Habeas Unit - Mitigation Specialist/Investigator Southern District of Ohio
Columbus, OH
When Filled
Chief (Defender Services Office) Defender Services Office
Washington, DC
October 2, 2023
Chief Investigator Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
CHU Attorney Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
CHU Chief Investigator Northern District of Texas
Dallas, TX
When Filled
CJA Panel Administrator District of Alaska
Anchorage, AK
February 6, 2023
Clerical Assistant Southern District of West Virginia
Charleston, WV
When Filled
Clerical Assistant Western District of Texas
El Paso, TX
When Filled
Computer Systems Administrator Western Kentucky Federal Community Defender, Inc.
Louisville, KY
When Filled
Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
When Filled
Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
When Filled
Computer Systems Administrator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Executive Director Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.
Knoxville, TN
When Filled
Financial Administrator Federal Defender Services of Idaho, Inc.
Boise, ID
February 17, 2023
First Assistant Defender Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Investigator District of Oregon
Portland, OR
When Filled
Investigator District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Investigator District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
February 5, 2023
Investigator Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
March 1, 2023
Investigator Northern District of Texas
Fort Worth, TX
When Filled
Investigator Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Investigator District of Virgin Islands
St. Croix, VI
When Filled
Investigator (Social Worker) District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Investigator - Capital Habeas Unit Middle District of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
February 13, 2023
Investigator part-time 20 hours per week District of Utah
St. George, UT
February 24, 2023
Investigator-Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
When Filled
Legal Assistant Eastern District of Texas
Sherman, TX
When Filled
Legal Assistant Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Columbus, GA
When Filled
Legal Assistant Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
Pierre, SD
When Filled
Legal Assistant District of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
March 5, 2023
Legal Assistant - Dallas Division Northern District of Texas
Dallas, TX
When Filled
Legal Assistant - Trial Unit Middle District of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
March 1, 2023
Litigation Support & Discovery Coordination Paralegal District of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Islands
Boston, MA
February 13, 2023
Mitigation Specialist Southern District of Texas
McAllen, TX
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
March 1, 2023
Mitigation Specialist - Capital Habeas Unit (CHU) District of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist - Social Worker Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
NITOAD Operating Systems Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Operating Systems Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Splunk Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD WAN Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Non-Capital Mitigation Specialist/Social Worker Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Paralegal District of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Islands
Boston, MA
When Filled
Paralegal Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
Paralegal District of District of Columbia
Washington, DC
When Filled
Paralegal Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Paralegal - Capital Habeas Unit (temp thru 9/30/2023) Middle District of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
March 1, 2023
Paralegal/Legal Assistant District of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
When Filled
Program Analyst (TDY) DSO - Program Operations Division Full-Time Telework When Filled
Property and Procurement Administrator Southern District of Ohio
Cincinnati, OH
When Filled
Research & Writing Specialist - Capital Habeas Unit Middle District of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
February 13, 2023
Research and Writing Specialist Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Gulfport, MS
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Western District of Texas
Del Rio, TX
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist - CHU Northern District of Florida
Tallahassee, FL
When Filled
Senior Legal Assistant - Capital Habeas Unit Northern District of Florida
Tallahasse, FL
When Filled
Social Worker/Mitigation Specialist Western District of Washington
Seattle, WA
When Filled
Staff Investigator Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Macon, GA
When Filled
Supervising Assistant Federal Public Defender - CHU Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
When Filled
Training Director Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Trial Attorney Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
February 20, 2023
Trial Division Internship Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
March 1, 2023
Trial Team Leader Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
TU Attorney Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
Visiting Federal Defender United States Sentencing Commission
Washington, DC
When Filled