Permanent Attorney Positions
Civil service application forms for permanent attorney positions may be found online at the Contra Costa County Human Resources Department website. Applicants must additionally complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire

Temporary Attorney Positions
Letters and resumes requesting consideration for temporary attorney positions should be sent to the attention of the Public Defender, Robin Lipetzky.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The Office of the Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer; the Department actively seeks diversity among its attorneys. The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, medical condition, physical or sensorial disability, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The Department seeks to hire, develop and advance, on the basis of professional ability, attorneys of varying backgrounds in sufficient numbers to ensure that the composition of the firm at all levels reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.