The Columbia Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender position. Primary duties include representing indigent clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation, plea negotiations, trial, and sentencing. This position involves extensive courtroom and trial experience. The chosen applicant will be a member in good standing with the State of Georgia Bar and have a strong commitment to indigent criminal defense.
Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and email a cover letter to Lee Prescott, at email@example.com.
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.