Specialized Unit- Assistant Public Defender II


The Georgia Public Defender Council, Specialized Unit Division in the Central Office, is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender II. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior Court and Magistrate 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 also required.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to GPDC-Jobs@gapubdef.org. Make sure to include “Specialized Unit: APD II” in the subject line of your email.

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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