Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender - Griffin Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Griffin Judicial Circuit/Spalding County Office

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Open until position is filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender III

Assistant Public Defender IV

The Griffin Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is accepting applications for an Assistant Public Defender IV. The vacancy may be filled at the lower level of Assistant Public Defender III. The level will be determined by the years of experience. The position will be open until filled.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Superior Court.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position.  Superior organization and administrative skills and a strong commitment to indigent defense are preferred. Prior experience in criminal defense of two to four years is preferred.  Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Allen Adams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mailing it to the Public Defender’s Office, P. O. Box 1145, Thomaston, GA 30286.

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