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Investigator - Augusta Judicial Circuit

County Level Position – Richmond County

Location: Augusta Judicial Circuit

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Description and Requirements:

Mitigation Specialist / Investigator I 

Mitigation Investigator Position

The Augusta Law Office of the Public Defender is seeing to hire a Mitigation Investigator for our felony division. This investigator will work with a team of attorneys to develop both guilt/innocence and mitigation claims on behalf of clients. The investigator’s primary duties will include interviewing potential clients and making determinations of indigence; identifying, locating, and interviewing witnesses relevant to both the offense and the client’s social history; documenting the investigation; working with attorneys to find appropriate resources for individual clients; and other duties as assigned by the Circuit Public Defender. A masters or bachelors in social work is preferred.

Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to Lee Prescott 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