Columbia Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender I

The Columbia Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender I position.  The primary responsibilities include handling low level felonies and misdemeanors in the Superior Court of Columbia County, Georgia. Applicants must be a member of the Georgia Bar and be admitted before the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia’s Supreme Court.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and email a cover letter and resume  to Thomas McCants at

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender I 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 a license to practice law in the State of Georgia.  Performs other related duties as required.

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