Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit-Assistant Public Defender I

The Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I. The primary responsibilities are in Columbus City’s Recorders Court. The duties of this position include handling preliminary hearings for both felony and misdemeanor cases that are bond over to Superior and State court. It also serves as the court of record for city ordinance and traffic violations. This is an early start court with the attorney arriving at 7 a.m. Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers AND send a cover letter along with a resume (including salary history) and writing sample to Steve Craft at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender 1 will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs beginning level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. To be considered for this position, candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university and license to practice law in the State of Georgia. Performs other related duties as required.

Job Description-Assistant Public Defender I

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