Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender - Southern Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Southern Judicial Circuit (Valdosta)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: January 15, 2019 (or until filled)

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Southern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I in our Valdosta Office, which covers Brooks, Echols and Lowndes Counties. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior Court. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. A strong commitment to indigent defense is also required. The position's deadline is January 15, 2019, but will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Patti Sutton at: 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