“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right…to the assistance of counsel for his defense.” – U.S. Constitution, Amendment VI

Georgia Public Defender Standards Council

State Positions

Please direct employment questions to our Human Resources Manager, Michelle Raines at 404-232-8900 or 800-676-4432 (toll-free in Georgia).

If contact information is not indicated in the individual postings below, then to apply for any of the below positions submit resume to:

Michelle Raines
Human Resources Manager
Georgia Public Defender Standards Council
104 Marietta Street
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30303

The resume and cover letter may also be submitted by FAX to 404-463-1903.  If a posting below does indicate specific contact information, then please follow the instructions in the posting.

You may download the State employment application here. For other state job openings and for more information about employment with the State of Georgia, please visit Careers.ga.gov.

GPDSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Position:             Part-Time Administrative Clerk II
Location:            Southern Judicial Circuit (Thomasville Office)
Deadline:           December 22, 2014

Job Description and Requirements:  Clerk II

Duties include the following: reception phone and window, filing, prepare Microsoft Word documents, data entry in JCATS (state software system), and backup full-time administrative assistant as needed.  The work schedule will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 25 hours per week at $10.50 per hour.  No additional benefits are associated with this position.

Interested applicants should send their resume and state application to Patti Sutton at psutton@lowndescounty.com by December 22, 2014 or until the position is filled.

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Position:       Legal Assistant
Location:      Macon Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements: Legal Assistant I

The office of the Macon Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking a Legal Assistant.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to: Rick Waller, rwaller@maconbibb.us

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:      Brunswick Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:
Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Brunswick Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I .  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position and must be a current member in good standing with the state bar.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to:

Kevin Gough
Brunswick Circuit Public Defender
kgough@gapublicdefender.org

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender

Location:      Tifton Judicial Circuit, Tifton, GA

Job Description and Requirements:
Assistant Public Defender IV

The Tifton Circuit Public Defender Office is accepting resumes for an Assistant Public Defender IV.  Applicants must meet the qualifications listed in the above job description and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position.  Applicants must also be a current member in good standing with the state bar.  Resumes and supporting documents should be submitted via email, fax, US Mail or hand delivery to:

John Mobley
Circuit Public Defender
Tifton Judicial Circuit
1212 Chestnut Avenue
Tifton, GA 31793
Fax (229) 387-6234
jmobleyesquire@yahoo.com

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender

Location:      Atlantic Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:
Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Atlantic Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking an entry level Assistant Public Defender I.  The Circuit includes Liberty, Tattnall, Bryan, Evans, McIntosh, and Long Counties.  The position will be based in our Liberty County office located in Hinesville, GA.  The caseload will primarily consist of felony and misdemeanor cases in Liberty and Long Counties.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position and must be a current member in good standing with the state bar.  Strong commitment to indigent defense also required.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to:

Brandon Clark at bclark@gapublicdefender.org  or Cheryl Cutting at ccutting@gapublicdefender.org

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