The Alternate Public Defender Northeast Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender II or III position. This position is serving the Alcovy, Northern, Piedmont, and Western Circuits in the Newton, Hart, Madison, Jackson, and Clarke counties. Primary duties include representing indigent clients in Superior Court. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position: including but not limited to, preparation and presentation of cases for trials and/or pleas in both felony and misdemeanor cases. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and admitted to practice in all the Courts of the State of Georgia.
Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender II or III will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs beginning-level to mid-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.