Opportunities with OSPD

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Open Positions

Legal Analyst – Legal Analyst



The Office of the State Public Defender is an Equal Opportunity Employer regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation.

OSPD is committed to promoting a workplace rooted in the principles of Diversity, Equity Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB). We can best serve our clients and stakeholders when we have a diverse staff that affirms  and celebrates the backgrounds, learned and lived  experiences, whole identities, and individual  perspectives of our colleagues.

An inclusive culture improves the quality of our work lives and makes us better advocates for our clients and  better colleagues to each other. We are continually  growing and are committed to equitable, inclusive, and  non-discriminatory hiring practices.

OSPD encourages applications from all qualified individuals of any race, color, religion, ethnicity,  national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender  identity or expression, disability, age, and veteran  status.