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. Information on Internships in Federal Defender Offices with Capital Habeas Units is now available to the community. Additionally, please visit https://diversityfellowship.fd.org/ to learn more about DSO's Diversity Fellowship Program.
E.g., Saturday, April 20, 2024
Position Title Organization Location Closing Date
Administrative Secretary Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
April 22, 2024
Appellate Attorney Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
April 24, 2024
Appellate Legal Assistant Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
May 15, 2024
Assistance Computer Services Administrator Southern District of West Virginia
Charleston, WV
April 30, 2024
Assistant Chief Investigator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Northern District of Florida
Tallahassee, FL
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
Fargo or Bismarck, ND
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator - Litigation Support Eastern District of North Carolina
Raleigh, NC
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defenders, Inc.
Hammond, IN
May 17, 2024
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Macon, GA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Eastern District of California
Fresno, CA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defender of the Eastern District of Michigan
Detroit, MI
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Middle District of Florida
Tampa, FL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defender of the Eastern District of Michigan
Flint, MI
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
McAllen, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of New Jersey
Trenton, NJ
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
Central Islip, NY
May 1, 2024
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
May 3, 2024
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Louisiana
Shreveport, LA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Northern District of New York
Albany, NY
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
Brownsville, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
New York, NY
May 15, 2024
Assistant Federal Public Defender Central District of Illinois
Springfield, IL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Washington
Seattle, WA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of Kansas
Kansas City, KS
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender (AFPD) - Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender (Trial Attorney) Northern District of California
San Jose, CA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Appeals District of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit Northern District of Florida
Tallahassee, FL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit (2 vacancies) Middle District of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Trial Unit Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender – Capital Habeas Unit District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender – Criminal Defense Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender – Lubbock Trial Division Northern District of Texas
Lubbock, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender –Fort Worth Trial Division Northern District of Texas
Fort Worth, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender-Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defenders Western District of New York
Rochester, NY
When Filled
Assistant Paralegal Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
Capial Habeas Attorney Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
Capital Habeas Attorney Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA, CA
May 3, 2024
Capital Habeas Investigator Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
April 26, 2024
Case Management Assistant Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
CJA Panel Administrator Western District of Washington
Seattle, WA
When Filled
CJA Panel Assistant Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
CJA Panel Managing Attorney Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Clerical Assistant/Receptionist Southern District of Florida
Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 15, 2024
Clerical Assistant/Receptionist Southern District of Florida
Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 15, 2024
Computer Systems Administrator Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
When Filled
Criminal Defense Investigator Eastern District of Texas
Tyler, TX
When Filled
Executive Assistant/Project Manager District of Kansas
Topeka, KS
When Filled
Interpreter Eastern District of California
Fresno, CA
When Filled
Investigator Middle District of Florida
Tampa, FL
May 17, 2024
Investigator Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
When Filled
Investigator Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Investigator Northern District of Florida
Pensacola, FL
When Filled
Investigator Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Investigator Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Investigator Northern District of Alabama
Huntsville, AL
May 17, 2024
Investigator - Capital Habeas Unit Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Leadership Training Meeting Planner District of Kansas
Kansas City, KS
When Filled
Legal Assistant Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
April 26, 2024
Legal Assistant Central District of California
Santa Ana, CA
April 26, 2024
Legal Assistant Western District of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
When Filled
Legal Intern Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
Bismarck, Fargo, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls,
May 13, 2024
Mitigation Paralegal Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Macon, GA
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Southern District of Texas
Laredo, TX
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Northern District of New York
Albany, NY
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist (Contract) National Litigation Support
Houston, TX
When Filled
NITOAD IT Security Manager Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Microsoft O365 Azure Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Network Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Non-Capital Mitigation Specialist Western District of Texas
San Antonio, El Paso, Austin, or Del Rio, TX
When Filled
Office Services Unit Assistant Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
April 26, 2024
Office Services Unit Assistant Central District of California
Santa Ana, CA
April 26, 2024
Paralegal District of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI
When Filled
Paralegal District of Kansas
Wichita, KS
When Filled
Paralegal Full Time Temporary Western District of New York
Buffalo, NY
When Filled
Personnel Administrator Western District of Missouri
Kansas City, MO
When Filled
Personnel/Financial Administrator Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
When Filled
Receptionist/Legal Assistant Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
When Filled
Research & Writing Specialist - Capital Habeas Unit Middle District of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Gulfport, MS
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Federal Community Defender of the Eastern District of Michigan
Detroit, MI
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Western District of Texas
El Paso, TX
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist - CHU Middle District of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
May 10, 2024
Research and Writing Specialist - CHU Northern District of Florida
Tallahassee, FL
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist - Criminal Trial Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Secretary to the FPD Southern District of West Virginia
Charleston, WV
April 30, 2024
Sentencing Resource Counsel Attorney District of Arizona Full-Time Telework May 17, 2024
Social Worker or Mitigation Specialist District of Kansas
Wichita, KS
When Filled
Supervisory Computer Systems Administrator Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
When Filled
Trial Attorney Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
May 24, 2024
Trial Attorney (Riverside) Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
May 18, 2024