Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender - Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit - Columbus Office

Deadline:  Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender III

Primary Duties:  Representation of indigent defendants in the Superior Courts of the Chattahoochee Circuit

Secondary Duties:  May include appeal work, coverage in Juvenile court, and Columbus City Recorders Court

The dynamic and growing team of attorneys in the Columbus office of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking a highly qualified and experienced attorney for our Superior Court trial team. Applicant should have experience in all areas of criminal defense, including jury trials. Preference for attorneys with team leadership backgrounds. Selectee will be a State of Georgia employee. In addition to a salary, ranging from $60,000 to $75,000 based on experience you will have paid annual bar dues, all CLE and leadership training, membership in GACDL, as well as paid vacation and sick leave, State retirement package, and a selection of State health care packages. Position may require occasional travel to outlaying counties with mileage reimbursement. For an in depth look at State employee benefits go to Applicant should be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.

Interested applicants should send a resume, references, a brief writing sample, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Questions or inquiries should be directed to: Stephen A. Craft Chief Assistant Public Defender Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit 420 10th St. Columbus, GA 31901, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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