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Assistant Public Defender - Waycross Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Waycross Judicial Circuit - Coffee County Office

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender II

Assistant Public Defender III

Assistant Public Defender IV

The Waycross Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender position. This position is based out of our Coffee County office, and can be filled at the APD II, III, or IV level, depending on experience. Primary duties will include representation of indigent criminal defendants in the Superior Court of Coffee County, Georgia, and possibly one or more of the other five counties in the circuit. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities of the position. Experience in all areas of criminal defense, including having served as lead counsel in jury trials, is preferred. The chosen applicant will be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia and must have a strong commitment to indigent criminal defense.

The person selected for this position will be an employee of the State of Georgia. Information about state employment benefits may be found at 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application to: Joshua Larkey, Circuit Public Defender, via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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