Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit – Assistant Public Defender II/III


The Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender II/// position.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation, plea negotiations, trial, and sentencing.  This position involves extensive courtroom and trial experience.  The Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit consists of Haralson and Polk Counties.

If you enjoy working in a dynamic, team-oriented, and collaborative atmosphere, we want you to join our team.  You should be a member in good standing with the State of Georgia Bar and possess a valid driver’s license.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and email a cover letter, resume and references to David L. Smith, Circuit Public Defender, at dsmith@gapublicdefender.org.

Description of Duties:  The Assistant Public Defender II/III 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.

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