Rockdale Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender II (County-funded)


The Rockdale Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender II.  This position will be serving Rockdale county.  The primary responsibilities include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in both Superior and Juvenile Courts.  Applicants must have the required skills to perform the responsibilities for the position.  Working knowledge of DUI/DUI trial experiences and misdemeanors are preferred.  Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia with two plus years licensed to practice in the State of Georgia.

Interested applicants should email your cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to Gina Bernard, Circuit Public Defender at gina.bernard@rockdalecountyga.gov.

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender II will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients.  This position performs beginning-level to mid-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity.  Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.  Emphasis will be placed upon candidates’ demonstrated commitment to indigent defense.  Performs other related duties as required.

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