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Second Chair Attorney - Capital Litigation - Georgia Capital Defender Macon

State Level Position

Location: Georgia Capital Defender- Macon, Ga

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: August 15, 2019

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender III

The Middle Georgia Regional Office of the Georgia Capital Defender has an opening for a second chair eligible attorney (APD III equivalent) representing indigent defendants in state capital cases at the trial level.  

Requirements: Applicants must have a strong interest in capital defense work and client centered, team representation, as well as a minimum of 3 years of criminal trial experience, including (1) being lead or co-counsel in at least one (non-death penalty) murder trial to verdict or (2) two felony jury trials to verdict. Counsel must be a member in good standing of the Georgia Bar or eligible to waive into admission to the Georgia Bar. Capital litigation experience is preferred.

The position offers an opportunity to work out of the Middle Georgia Regional Office in Macon, Georgia. Full state benefits. Salary range is commensurate with experience within the salary range of an APD III.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, State of Georgia Sensitive Employment Application, and three (3) references to Amber Pittman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or by mail to:

Gabrielle Amber Pittman

Office of the Georgia Capital Defender

Middle Georgia Regional Office

P.O. Box 18122

Macon, Georgia 31209

The deadline to submit all application materials is August 15, 2019

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