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Assistant Public Defender - Augusta Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Augusta Judicial Circuit 

Salary: $52,100 per year

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Augusta Law Office of the Public Defender is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I for our Appellate practice. This attorney would primarily handle post-conviction appeals in the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court, as well as other duties as assigned by the Circuit Public Defender. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position, which include being a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and being admitted before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

 The Augusta Law Office of the Public Defender is the third largest public defender’s office in Georgia, with approximately 34 attorneys, 7 investigators, and 16 support staff. We are a Gideon’s Promise partner office. 

Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Holly Chapman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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