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Assistant Public Defender - Dougherty Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Dougherty Circuit, Albany, GA

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Dougherty Circuit Public Defender’s Office is accepting resumes for an Assistant Public Defender I position. The employee will be assigned to work in our office located at the Dougherty County Courthouse and at a separate office maintained by the Dougherty Jail Facility. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position. Additionally, candidates must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via mail to Leisa Johnson, Dougherty Circuit Public Defender’s Office, 225 Pine Avenue, Room 100, Albany, Georgia, 31702.

No faxes please.

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Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 795-2440
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