The Office of the State Public Defender (SPD) is now hiring!

The SPD's mission is to enhance the quality of justice throughout Wisconsin by providing high-quality cost-effective representation to indigent clients, protecting the rights of accused individuals, and by serving as advocates for effective defense services and a rational justice system.

The SPD is extremely proud that its system of indigent defense is considered a model for public defender programs around the world.

Employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package including a top-rated health plan, vacation leave, nine paid holidays, and the ability to participate in one of the best retirement plans offered.  For a complete list of benefits, click here.  Additionally, employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

The SPD serves indigent clients in all 72 Wisconsin counties as authorized by state statute.  If you are a highly motivated, talented, and dedicated individual interested in working in one of our offices, please apply at WiscJobs.

For questions or further information, please contact Tina Fisher, Human Resources Specialist - Senior, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We are currently recruiting for the positions identified below.  Click on the links to view the position descriptions.