Enotah Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender II

The Enotah Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking an Assistant Public Defender, Attorney II. This position will be responsible for representing indigents in criminal matters in Superior Court and indigent juveniles in Juvenile Court in delinquency proceedings from petition through appeal. Applicants must meet the minimal qualifications as out in the attached job description, have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position as determined by the hiring officer, and 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 send a cover letter and resume to Penny Hunter, Circuit Public Defender, Enotah Judicial Circuit, 59 South Main Street, Suite C, Cleveland, GA 30528 or by email to Penny Hunter at hunterp@gapublicdefender.org.

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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