Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender – Southwestern Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Southwestern Judicial Circuit

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Office of the Circuit Public Defender of the Southwestern Judicial Circuit has an open position for an Assistant Public Defender I. The successful candidate will represent indigent clients in the Superior Courts of the Southwestern Circuit (Lee, Macon, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, and Webster Counties). Applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter (please address your interest in living in the Americus area), your resume, a writing sample, and a State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to: 

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Contact Human Resources

Human Resources Manager
Georgia Public Defender Council
104 Marietta Street, Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: 404-795-2440
Toll free: 800-676-4432