Specialized Unit – Traveling Assistant Public Defenders (Grant-Funded)


The Specialized Unit is looking to hire 10 Traveling Assistant Public Defenders. The Traveling Assistant Public Defenders will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. The positions will perform as lead attorneys, assigned to serious, high-profile, and significant felony and appellate cases throughout the state.

Salary: $80,000-$100,000
Location: All GPDC contracted circuits
Duration: Funding is provided for two years after the hire date
Grant Funded: This position is funded through the State of Georgia; funding is apportioned for at least two years of employment after a candidate’s hire date.

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: Traveling APD (Grant-Funded)” in the subject line of your email.

Description of Duties
: The Traveling Assistant Public Defender will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs as a lead attorney, assigned to serious, high-profile, and significant felony and appellate cases throughout the state.

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