Orleans Public Defenders

2601 Tulane Avenue, Suite 700
New Orleans, LA 70119
Tel: (504) 821-8101  Fax: (504) 821-5285

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OPD Employment Opportunities

Entry Level Staff Attorney - Fall 2015

The Orleans Public Defenders Office (OPD) is seeking entry- level Staff Attorneys for fall 2015.

Job Summary
The primary role of the Staff Attorney is to zealously represent the client in criminal proceedings. In addition, the Staff Attorney (to the extent possible) is expected to maintain a continuing duty to the client. The Staff Attorney counsels and renders or assists in securing appropriate legal services for the client in matters arising from the original criminal proceedings and maintains contact to ensure the protection of the client’s rights so long as the client remains under court jurisdiction.


Conflict Panel Attorney

We are no longer accepting applications for contracted Conflict Panel representation. 

As contracts become available, calls for applications will be posted here.