Employment

The New Jersey Office of the Public Defender (NJOPD) is always searching for the highest quality attorneys, investigators, paralegals and clerical staff to join the agency and provide our clients with the best legal representation.  

Anyone interested in employment opportunities with the NJOPD should contact:

William Wander
Human Resources Manager
New Jersey Office of the Public Defender
Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market St
P.O. Box 850
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone (609) 292-8353
Fax (609) 984-0251

Mr. Wander can be e-mailed at Human.Resources@opd.nj.gov 

The NJODP is currently seeking candidates in the Mercer County area for a paralegal position in the Drug Court Unit handling expungements.  If you are interested, please contact Judith Smith at judith.smith@opd.nj.gov

The NJOPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains an Affirmative Action Office at the Hughes Justice Complex. The Affirmative Action Officer is Renee Herron-McKithen. She can be contacted by phone at (609) 292-7087.