Job Vacancies


Public Defender Services (PDS) Job Vacancies:

There are no vacancies at PDS at this time.


Public Defender Corporation (PDC) Job Vacancies:

6th/24th PDC (Huntington & Wayne)

  • Description
    • We are seeking attorneys who have already taken the West Virginia bar examination and who have either received the results or who expect them very shortly.
  • Job Location
    • Offices in Huntington, West Virginia or Wayne, West Virginia
  • Salary
    • $45,000 to $50,000 range.
  • Benefits
    • PEIA Health Insurance (including optional dental and optical plan), PERS Retirement system, Continuing Education Requirements Paid by Office
  • Duties
    • We are hiring litigators! All applicants may be assigned felony, misdemeanor or juvenile dockets.
  • Requested Materials
    • Send Resume with Cover Letter (references are optional) to:
      • Brent Walters, Chief Public Defender, Cabell County Public Defender Office, 734 4th Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia, 25701  
  • Start Date
    • As Soon as Possible



9th PDC (Princeton/Mercer County)

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13th PDC (Charleston/Kanawha County)

The Kanawha County Public Defender Office is seeking to fill an entry level position with a currently licensed lawyer in West Virginia to represent clients in municipal court matters and to be on call during the work week for evening mental hygiene and juvenile detention hearings.  Benefits include health insurance and a retirement package.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please send a cover letter, current resume, salary requirements, if any, and professional references to HUMAN RESOURCES, P.O. Box 2827, Charleston, WV 25330, or email information to dpanucci@wvdefender.com.  Call the business office at (304) 348-2323 and ask for the Office Manager for any additional information.  Deadline to apply:  October 12, 2018.


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