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Chief Assistant Public Defender - Western Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Western Judicial Circuit

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Chief Assistant Public Defender (Senior Manager, Legal Services)

The Western Circuit has an opening for Chief Assistant Public Defender (Senior Manager, Legal Services).  The Western Circuit covers Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least ten years of experience practicing law in a Public Defender’s office, demonstrated legal expertise in Juvenile and Superior courts, and proficiency in handling serious felony cases.  The applicant should also have a proven ability to supervise Assistant Public Defenders and office staff. The chosen candidate must live in the Western Circuit. Salary is flexible and is based on experience.  This is a State-funded position. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to: 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