Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Office of the Public Defender. The information contained in this section if for the convenience of the general public. Official statements of minimum qualifications, job descriptions and current recruitment opportunities are available from Maricopa County Human Resources, whose information will supersede any and all information stated on this website.
  1. Employment Advantages & Our Benefits

    There are many advantages of working for the Office of the Public Defender including the opportunity to work and learn under the guidance of well-respected, experienced criminal practitioners.

  2. Employment Opportunities

    Access job opportunities with Maricopa County to review positions within the Office of the Public Defender.

  3. Internship Program

    The Internship Program is designed to give interns exposure to the work environment of a Public Defender’s Office, including opportunities to observe and assist in legal proceedings and contribute to the work of the criminal defense team.

  4. Law Clerk Program

    The Maricopa County Office of the Public Defender Law Clerk Program gives third year law students and recent law graduates an opportunity to assist attorneys in many aspects of a criminal case.