Alternate Public Defender West Georgia – Assistant Public Defender I

The Alternate Public Defender West Georgia Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender I position.  This position is serving the  Coweta, Paulding, and Tallapoosa Circuits in the Carroll, Coweta, Haralson, Paulding, Polk, and Troup counties.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior Court, Magistrate Court, and sometimes Juvenile Court.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position.  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 “APD West Georgia:  ADP I” in the subject line of your email.

Description of Duties:  The Assistant Public Defender I will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients in the division of Superior, Magistrate, and Juvenile Courts.  This position performs beginning-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity.  Performs other related duties as required.

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