Southern Judicial Circuit-Assistant Public Defender II

The Southern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender II in our Valdosta Office, which covers Brooks, Echols, and Lowndes Counties. The primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior Court. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. A strong commitment to indigent defense is required.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to Ms. Patti Sutton at

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender II will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients in the Non-Complex division of Superior and Magistrate Courts. This position performs beginning-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.

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