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Assistant Public Defender - Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender II

Assistant Public Defender III

The Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender II/III position. This position can be filled at the APD II or III level, and will be based on the candidate's experience. Primary duties include representing indigent clients in Superior Court and misdemeanor courts in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit (Baldwin, Jones, Putnam, Jasper, Morgan, Greene, Hancock and Wilkinson Counties). Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position: including but not limited to, preparation and presentation of cases for trial, and entering pleas in both felony and misdemeanor cases. Position includes some appellate work in the Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court as needed. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and admitted to practice in all of the Courts of the State of Georgia. A substantial history of criminal defense work is a prerequisite.

Contact person and contact information: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to John H. Bradley, Circuit Public Defender, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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