Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender (DeKalb County)


County Position:  DeKalb

The Public Defender Office for the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit (DeKalb County) is seeking a zealous, dedicated and client-centered attorney to join our office. Primary duties include representing clients charged with felony offenses in our Superior Court Division. This position has been funded for two years, in order to help with the backlog of cases due to the pandemic.  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 and with two years of relevant legal experience. Applicants must also have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. A demonstrated commitment to indigent defense work is also required.

Interested applicants may apply by forwarding a letter of interest and resume to Circuit Public Defender Claudia Saari, cssaari@dekalbcountyga.gov.  Applications will be accepted until December 20th or until the position is filled.

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