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Current job listings are maintained at the main Harris County Office of Human Resources & Risk Management website. If no job listings appear there, the office is not hiring at this time. If a listing does appear there, please follow the instructions in the listing to apply for the position.

Assistant Public Defender Positions

Currently, the office only hires experienced attorneys. Our charter requires that all attorneys meet the experience requirements by the Fair Defense Act. To learn more about those requirements, please read the Fair Defense Act plans for Harris County misdemeanor courts and felony courts. More details and additional qualifications, if any, will appear in job postings for APD positions.

Law students, recent graduates, and attorneys wishing to gain exposure to criminal law may inquire about an internship.