The Office of
Defense Services


The Office of Defense Services (ODS) offers career opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries, investigators, social workers and information technology professionals. ODS fills jobs as they become vacant. For information about the ODS’ law clerk program and internships, please click on the links at the bottom of this section.

If you are interested in working at the ODS, please email a cover letter and resume to Donna Thomas at You may also FAX your cover letter and resume to Ms. Thomas at (302) 577-3995. ODS will send an electronic confirmation after your resume is received. ODS will keep your resume on file for 36 months. As positions become available, ODS will review your resume to see if you meet the requirements for the vacant position(s).

Internships | Law Clerk Programs



The Office of Defense Services is seeking a highly motivated, organized individual for an Administrative Specialist I position in our New Castle County Court House Office. This is a full time position with state benefits. Salary range is a paygrade 7 and will be commensurate with experience.

This position would be responsible for clerical support for attorneys. The candidate will be responsible for preparing weekly court calendars, preparing pleadings, letters and other documents that need to be filed with the Court. Other duties may entail answering questions from clients, the Court and other criminal justice partners and other clerical duties as needed.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via email to or via fax to 302-577-3995; Attention Donna Thomas. The application deadline is January 18, 2019.

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