Alternate Public Defender Cluster (Middle) – Assistant Public Defender II

The Alternate Public Defender Cluster (Middle) is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender II. This office serves the Macon, Ocmulgee, and Towaliga Judicial Circuits. Applicants must be current members in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and must be admitted to both the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Preference will be given to candidates who have 3-5 years or more of criminal trial experience, outstanding research and writing skills, and either appellate practice experience or extensive and equivalent motions practice experience. The position primarily entails providing competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients from the motion for a new trial through direct appeal.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to Make sure to include “APDC (Middle): APD II” in the subject line of your email.

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender II will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs as a lead attorney, assigned to serious, high-profile, and significant felony and appellate cases.

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