Alternate Public Defender (Southeast) – Assistant Public Defender III

The Alternate Public Defender Southeast Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender III.  This office serves Effingham, Bulloch, Jenkins, Screven, Bryan, Liberty, Tattnall, Evans, Long and McIntosh counties.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position, including preparing cases for trial, zealously advocating, and defending their client, seeking, and negotiating plea depositions, and entering pleas in the felony cases in Superior Court. Previous trial experience in major felony cases is preferred.  Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.  A strong commitment to indigent defense is also required.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to  Make sure to include “Alternate PD Southeast: APD III” in the subject line of your email.

Description of Duties:  The Assistant Public Defender III will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients.  This position performs as a Senior Staff Attorney in cases from pretrial to the conclusion of the case. Performs other related duties as required.

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