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Jobs

The office is regularly hiring attorneys, social workers, investigators, paralegals, and legal secretaries. Please check here for openings.

Potential attorney applicants who are not presently members of the Texas Bar are welcome to apply if they are eligible for admission without examination. However, please be aware that the admission without examination process can be lengthy, up to 9 months. Such applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as practicable to increase the likelihood that they will be eligible for hire during the present recruitment period.

 

Internships

The Travis County Public Defender’s Office (TCPDO) is now accepting applications to host Fall 2022 Law and Undergrad (Investigative and Paralegal) interns and externs.

To apply, please send a resume and statement of interest in one document to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

TCPDO is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. The PDO strongly encourages candidates of all identities, experiences, abilities, and communities to apply. All applicants should be dedicated to working in and sustaining an environment that enables staff and clients to feel empowered, valued, respected, and safe. In considering applicants, TCPDO values an applicant's experience and/or thoughtfulness in working with people from communities that experience marginalization.

Questions

For any questions regarding employment, contact [email protected] or call 512-854-5100.

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