The Capital Defenders Office has an opening for a capital trial attorney located in our South East Regional Office in Brunswick, Georgia (St. Simons/Jekyll Island Area). We are accepting applications for a First Chair qualified capital attorney who will lead the team and office in southeast Georgia.
The Capital Defenders Office in Brunswick handles indigent capital cases predominantly in the southeast region, but the applicant must be willing and able to handle cases throughout Georgia if necessary. Applicants must have a strong interest in death penalty defense and client-centered representation. Capital experience is preferred. Applicants are expected to provide zealous representation and advocacy to indigent defendants facing the death penalty.
Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter, resume, a listing of pertinent criminal cases, 3 references, and a writing sample to Becky Kincaid at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description of Duties: The First Chair Attorney will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent defendants facing the death penalty. This position performs as an expert attorney, assigned to serious, high-profile, and significant felony cases. Performs other related duties as assigned.