Employment Opportunities

The Office of the Public Defender has many potential positions available for employment. From attorney positions to secretarial careers, the Public Defender includes competitive salaries and in most cases, full county benefits.

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If there is a job opening within the Public Defender's Office, after applying online (through the link above), contact the office to be considered for the position.

For attorney roles, applicants should contact Michael J. Lacson (Chief of Trials):

The salary for an assistant public defender starts at $63,000 and includes full county benefits.

For non-attorney roles such as paralegals, secretaries, etc., applicants should contact Sharon L. Spickler (Office Manager):

Positions are both full and part-time and salaries vary.