The Dougherty 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 current member in good standing with the State of Georgia Bar or awaiting results from the Georgia Bar exam and have a strong commitment to indigent criminal defense.
Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender I or II will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients.