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Employees with the Office of Defense Services have been fortunate enough to receive a variety of local, state, and national honors over the years. The office has twice been the recipient of the Governor’s Team Excellence Award and our Attorneys have been named among the top practitioners in their field of expertise, as well as […]

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Recent Press

The Office of Defense Services is committed to transparency and helping members of the press as much as possible, whenever possible. Below are recent pieces of press about the office or involving staff. Members of the media should contact Jon Offredo, the office’s Public Information Officer, at, or at (302)-932-4967. The Delaware Way broadcast […]

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Upcoming Events

The Office of Defense Services and community partners are holding several upcoming expungement clinics. On September 28, from 4 p.m. 7 p.m., the ODS will hold a clinic at the Hope Center, 365 Airport Rd, New Castle, DE 19720. To register, please contact Coley Harris at or 302-577-5162. This event is closed to the […]

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The Office of Defense Services (ODS) offers career opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries, investigators, forensic social and mitigation specialists, and administrative 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 […]

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About the Office of Defense Services

The Office of Defense Services (ODS) was established in 2015 by Senate Bill 47. The ODS is comprised of three divisions: Central Administration, the Public Defenders Office, and the Office of Conflicts Counsel. The Office of Defense Services was established, in part, to expand and restructure Delaware’s public indigent defense system. As a result, the […]

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