Employment

The Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office is seeking qualified candidates for open positions.  Interested applicants should complete the application form, available below, and submit it to careers@jeffcodefender.org.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Attorney Application

Non-attorney Application

Please note: for ALL attorney applicants, a writing sample must accompany your application.  That sample may be a motion, a memorandum of law, appeal brief, etc.  Non-attorney applicants should include a resume and references from three past employers (see application for details).

Positions within the Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office are at-will and not subject to the State of Alabama’s Merit System.


THE JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply without regard to age, color, national origin, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.