ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER POSITIONS
Locations Throughout Maryland (Spring Class 2023)
|Department||Office of the Public Defender|
|Date Opened||7/18/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/11/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Assistant Public Defender I $66,671-$101,165; APD II $71,142-$107,934; APD III $75,926-$115,182|
|HR Analyst||Marie Figueroa Ocasio|
Main Purpose of Job
The Maryland Office of the Public Defender is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply. Assistant Public Defenders are full-time employees who serve at the pleasure of the Public Defender. Criminal Procedure Art., Section 16-203(d). Assistant Public Defenders cannot engage in the private practice of law while in this position.
 To be eligible for these positions you must be admitted to the bar in advance of December, 2022. Accordingly most current law students are not eligible. For candidates awaiting bar results, offers will be made contingent on admission to a bar in advance of the set start date. Attorneys barred in another state must become members of the Maryland Bar within 18 months of start date.