Current job opportunities with the Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona

Please review announcement for application requirements. Incomplete applications may not be considered. All received applications will be acknowledged. Only applicants selected for continuation in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Assistant Federal Public Defender – Trial Unit (Tucson)

Tucson, AZ

How to Apply. Qualified persons may apply by sending via e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and representative writing sample. References will be required from candidates selected for an interview. Applicable experience should be described in detail. Send completed application to the Personnel Administrator, Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona, at azx_hr@fd.org. Announced April 13, 2022; Open until filled.


The Office of the Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Sentencing Resource Counsel Attorney (Focus: Commission) (Telework Position)

How to Apply. Qualified persons should e-mail in a single pdf: a letter of interest, résumé, and representative writing sample (preferably addressing a sentencing policy issue). References will be required from candidates selected for an interview. Send completed applications to the Personnel Administrator, Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona, at azx_hr@fd.org. More than one position may be filled with this announcement. Announced May 5, 2022; Open until filled; Preference given to applications received by June 10, 2022.

Equal Opportunity Employer. The Federal Public Defender for the District of Arizona is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from groups underrepresented in national
projects within the defender community are encouraged to apply.