The San Francisco Public Defender's Office is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Everyone at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office works tirelessly to provide the highest level of professional legal representation and support for our clients. Our work is rooted in community.
If you have a passion for defending the voiceless, and the skills and training necessary to execute the highest level of work, consider joining our team as an attorney, investigator, paralegal, social worker, clerk, or other support staff.
San Francisco Court Watch
Our Court Watch program brings students, interns, and community members into the courtroom as observers and turns them into reporters. Develop your skills as an observer, a writer and a legal professional by following the court proceedings from the lens of a public defender.