Long considered a leading innovator in criminal defense, the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office is one of Florida’s twenty state-funded offices established for the representation of indigent persons charged with criminal law violations, mental health cases, and Sexual Violent Predator (SVP) cases. The office’s practice consists of criminal defense litigation in cases involving juvenile, traffic, misdemeanor, felony and capital felony offenses, and appeals. This office is unparalleled in its commitment to meeting the needs of its clients and serving our community. Individuals who are looking to develop their legal acumen in a fast-paced, supportive environment and who are dedicated to providing the finest legal representation and recognize the importance of community service involvement, should apply.
This office staffs more than 220 employees: attorneys, legal assistants, investigators, customer service technicians, disposition specialists, and other support staff.The Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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