Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit (Baldwin, Putnam, Greene, Morgan, Jones, Jasper County)- Assistant Public Defender I, II, III, or IV

The Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender I, II, III or IV position. Primary duties include representing indigent clients in Superior Court in Baldwin, Putnam, Greene, Morgan, Jones and Jasper Counties. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position: including but not limited to, preparation and presentation of cases for trials and/or pleas. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. ¬†Criminal law experience is a strong preference but will train as needed. Applicants must have the ability to communicate with clients and advocate defense positions in court and negotiations.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to John H. Bradley at jbradley@gapublicdefender.org.

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender I, II, III or IV will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. These positions perform duties ranging from beginning- level to lead attorney, assigned to serious, high-profile, and significant felony cases. Performs professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.

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