The Coweta Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office (Troup County) is seeking to fill one (1) Assistant Public Defender I position. Primary duties include representing indigent individuals with criminal cases in the Superior Court of Troup County. 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. Superior organization skills and a strong commitment to indigent defense are also required. Emphasis will be placed upon the candidates’ demonstrated commitment to indigent defense. Preference will be given to candidates who have two or more years of criminal defense experience.
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. Performs other related duties as required.