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Office of Defense Services (ODS)

Office of Defense Services



Our Mission

The Office of Defense Services provides legal services to indigent and incarcerated clients statewide. The ODS maintains offices in New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County.

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About ODS

Learn more about the Office of Defense Services (ODS) various departments and divisions like Central Administration, the Public Defender and the Office of Conflicts Counsel.

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Our Services

The Office of Defense Services has been an innovator in developing services to better serve our clients and the criminal justice system.

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Interpreters

The Office of Defense Services will provide necessary interpretive services for your legal representation free of charge.

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About the Office of Defense Services

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Continuing Legal Education

Continuing Legal Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of Conflicts Counsel (OCC)

The Office of Conflicts Counsel (OCC)



Upcoming Events


3
NOV

Expungement Clinic

The Office of Defense Services and various community partners are hosting an expungement clinic in Kent County on Nov. 3. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


11
DEC

Criminal Justice Council meeting

The Office of Defense Services is a member of Delaware's Criminal Justice Council. The regular meeting for the council is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at a venue TBD.


From Our Blog


Office of Defense Services named Top Workplace in Delaware
08/30/17
For about the 6th or 7th year in a row, the News Journal recognized the Office of Defense Services as a top workplace in Delaware. The honor is a testament to our commitment to safeguarding... READ MORE


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