Closing Date: 1st December, 2023


Applications are being accepted for a Deputy Assistant Public Defender for the Norwich G.A.#21. The Norwich courthouse is in the south eastern corner of the state. This position is accountable for providing zealous advocacy and legal representation for indigent clients.

Qualifications: Candidates should have experience in criminal defense and must be currently admitted to the Connecticut Bar.

Starting Salary: $91,000.00 to $102,682.00 based on experience with full State benefits.

Application Process: Applicants must submit Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume, Attorney Application Supplement and Attorney Reference form.

All forms can be obtained from our website:

Internal Applicants are required to submit an updated Attorney Application Supplement, Letter of Interest, Attorney References and Resume.

ALL APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ONE DOCUMENT PACKAGE and emailed no later than DECEMBER 1, 2023. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


DPDS is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.