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., Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Position Title Organization Location Closing Date
Administrative Assistant Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Administrative Assistant Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Administrative Officer Eastern District of North Carolina
Raleigh, NC
July 15, 2022
Appellate Attorney - Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defenders, Inc.
HAMMOND, IN
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Northern District of Florida
Tallahassee, FL
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Northern District of Texas
Lubbock, TX
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of New Jersey
Camden, NJ
July 4, 2022
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Missouri
Kansas City, MO
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator District of Oregon
Portland, OR
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Western District of Tennessee
Memphis, TN
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Central District of Illinois
Springfield, IL
July 17, 2022
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
July 8, 2022
Assistant Computer Systems Administrator - Capital Habeas Unit Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.
Knoxville, TN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Middle District of Florida
Tampa, FL
July 3, 2022
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc.
Columbus, GA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender District of Connecticut
New Haven, CT
July 5, 2022
Assistant Federal Defender Federal Community Defender of the Eastern District of Michigan
Detroit, MI
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender Eastern District of California
Fresno, CA, CA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender (CHU) Middle District of Florida
Tampa, FL
July 3, 2022
Assistant Federal Defender - Capital Habeas Unit Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee, Inc.
Knoxville, TN
July 11, 2022
Assistant Federal Defender Appellate Attorney Indiana Federal Community Defender, Inc.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Defender, Non-Capital Habeas Unit Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa
Sioux City, IA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Tennessee
Jackson, TN
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Eastern District of Missouri
St. Louis, MO
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Texas
McAllen, TX
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Eastern District of Texas
Sherman, TX
July 8, 2022
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Texas
Del Rio, TX
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 Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Districts of South Dakota and North Dakota
Sioux Falls, SD
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender Northern District of California
San Francisco, CA
July 15, 2022
Assistant Federal Public Defender District of New Mexico
Las Cruces, NM
July 7, 2022
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Capital Habeas Unit District of Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Non-Capital Habeas Unit District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
July 15, 2022
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Trial Unit Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Trial Unit District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Trial Unit- Spanish Speaking District of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
When Filled
Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Assistant Investigator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Assistant Investigator Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Assistant Paralegal Eastern District of California
Fresno, CA
When Filled
Assistant Paralegal - Capital Habeas Unit Eastern District of California
Sacramento, CA
When Filled
Attorney (Capital Habeas) Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
July 1, 2022
Attorney Advisor DSO - Legal and Policy Division Full-Time Telework July 19, 2022
Bilingual Receptionist Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
July 22, 2022
Case Management Assistant Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Case Management Specialist District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
CHU Attorney Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
CHU Investigator/Mitigation Specialist Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Clerical Assistant Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Clerical Assistant Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Clerical Assistant Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Clerk District of Colorado
Denver, CO
When Filled
Clerk District of Colorado
Denver, CO
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
DSO Training Division Visiting Attorney Advisor (Telework) Defender Services Office Full-Time Telework When Filled
Executive Director Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
August 8, 2022
Federal Public Defender U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Portland, OR
August 5, 2022
Financial Administrator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Financial Administrator Eastern District of Virginia
Alexandria, VA
July 14, 2022
Investigator Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Oxford, MS
When Filled
Investigator Western District of Virginia
Roanoke, VA
When Filled
Investigator Western District of Washington
Seattle, WA
When Filled
Investigator Western District of Texas
Waco, TX
When Filled
Investigator Western District of Texas
Midland, TX
When Filled
Investigator Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Investigator Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Investigator Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.
New York, NY
When Filled
Investigator and Mitigation Specialist Northern District of Ohio
Columbus, OH
When Filled
Investigator (Trial) Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
July 8, 2022
Investigator - Capital Habeas Unit District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
When Filled
Investigator, Non-Capital Habeas Unit Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Legal Assistant Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Legal Assistant Western District of Texas
Austin, TX
When Filled
Legal Assistant Central District of California
Riverside, CA
July 22, 2022
Legal Assistant Central District of California
Santa Ana, CA
July 22, 2022
Litigation Support Paralegal District of New Jersey
Camden, NJ
July 23, 2022
Litigation Support Paralegal Central District of California
Los Angeles, CA
July 8, 2022
Litigation Support Specialist Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Southern District of Texas
McAllen, TX
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist Western District of Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
June 30, 2022
Mitigation Specialist - Social Worker Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
Mitigation Specialist/Investigator Middle District of Florida
Tampa, FL
July 3, 2022
Mitigation Specialist/Investigator (Capital Habeas Unit) Western District of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
When Filled
NITOAD Administrative Assistant Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD IT Operations Manager Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Operating Systems Administrator Eastern District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD Telecommunications Specialist Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
NITOAD WAN Administrator Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Paralegal Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
When Filled
Paralegal Federal Defender Services of Idaho, Inc.
Pocatello, ID
June 30, 2022
Paralegal Southern District of Florida
Miami, FL
When Filled
Paralegal Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Paralegal (Capital Habeas Unit) Western District of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
When Filled
Paralegal (Capital Habeas Unit) District of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
When Filled
Paralegal - Capital Habeas Unit Western District of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
When Filled
Paralegal - Capital Habeas Unit Northern District of Texas
Dallas, TX
When Filled
Paralegal/Investigator District of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI
When Filled
Personnel Administrator Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
June 30, 2022
Personnel Administrator Northern District of Texas
Dallas, TX
When Filled
Program Assistant (TDY) Defender Services Office Full-Time Telework When Filled
Receptionist Southern District of Texas
Corpus Christi, TX
When Filled
Receptionist Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
San Diego, CA
When Filled
Receptionist Federal Defender Services of Idaho, Inc.
Boise, ID
June 30, 2022
Research & Writing Attorney Northern District of New York
Syracuse,, NY
June 30, 2022
Research and Writing Attorney Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Federal Community Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Eastern District of Oklahoma
Muskogee, OK
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Jackson, MS
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist Northern District of Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
When Filled
Research and Writing Specialist - Capital Habeas Unit Middle District of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
When Filled
Research And Writing Specialist - Capital Habeas Unit Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
When Filled
Sentencing Resource Counsel District of Arizona Full-Time Telework When Filled
Social Worker/Mitigation Specialist District of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
When Filled
Spanish-English Interpreter District of Oregon
Portland, OR
When Filled
Supervising Assistant Federal Public Defender - CHU Eastern District of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
When Filled
Temporary Part Time 2255 AFPD Federal Community Defenders, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN
When Filled
Temporary Research and Writing Specialist Southern District of Texas
Corpus, Laredo or McAllen, TX
When Filled
Trial Attorney Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho
Spokane, WA
June 30, 2022
Trial Attorney Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho
Yakima, WA
July 22, 2022
Trial Division Internship Western District of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK
March 1, 2023
Trial Unit Assistant Paralegal Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
July 31, 2022
Trial Unit Legal Assistant Georgia Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
July 15, 2022
TU Attorney Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled
TU Investigator Federal Defender Program, Inc.
Montgomery, AL
When Filled