Assistant Federal Defender

Office of the Federal Public Defender   Honolulu, HI   Full-time     Legal
Posted on February 18, 2021

Assistant Federal Defender

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Hawaii is updating the previous Assistant Federal Defender (AFD) job announcement from January 2021 and extending the deadline for applications.

A candidate must be: (1) be a graduate of an accredited law school; (2) be admitted to practice and in good standing before the highest court of a state; (3) become a member of the Hawaii bar no later than one year after entrance on duty; and (4) satisfactorily pass an FBI name and fingerprint check and an IRS tax check. Applicants must have at least two years' experience in trial work and a commitment to criminal defense. Jury trial experience in handling felony matters is preferred.

This position is part-time (36 hours a week) but may be converted to full-time contingent upon funding approval. 

This is a full-time "at-will" position. Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.