Piedmont Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender I, II, or III

The Piedmont Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender I, II, or III 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 representation. The candidate must possess felony trial experience.  The chosen applicant will be a member in good standing with the State of Georgia Bar and have a strong commitment to indigent criminal defense.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and email a cover letter and resume to Donna Seagraves, Circuit Public Defender, at dseagraves@jacksoncountygov.com.

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defenders I, II, or III will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs beginning to mid-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.

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