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

State Positions

Please direct employment questions to our Human Resources Manager at 404-795-2440 or 800-676-4432 (toll-free in Georgia).

Human Resources Manager
Georgia Public Defender Council
104 Marietta Street
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303

If applying for a position with our agency please follow the instructions listed in the job 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.

GPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

Position:            Assistant Public Defender

Location:           Alcovy Judicial Circuit
                              Newton County

Salary:                Commensurate with experience

Deadline:           August 1, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

Assistant Public Defender II

The office of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I or Assistant Public Defender II. The level will be determined based on years of experience. 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 of Georgia. Please send resume, cover letter, and Employment Application to:

thall@co.newton.ga.us

 

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Position:            Assistant Public Defender
Location:           Piedmont Judicial Circuit
                              Barrow County – Winder, GA
Salary:                Up to $60,000.00 Annually (salary commensurate with experience)

Deadline:           Open Until Filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

Assistant Public Defender II

Assistant Public Defender III

Assistant Public Defender IV

The office of the Piedmont Judicial Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender with trial caseload responsibility. The level will be determined based on years of experience. 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 of Georgia. A minimum of 3 years of experience is required. Trial experience is required. Please send resume, cover letter, and Employment Application to dseagraves@gapublicdefender.org and dseagraves@jacksoncountygov.com or you may mail them to:

Donna Seagraves
Circuit Public Defender
5000 Jackson Parkway, Suite 270
Jefferson, GA 30549

 

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Position:            Assistant Public Defender
Location:           Piedmont Judicial Circuit
                              Barrow County – Winder, GA
Salary:                Up to $51,471.00 Annually (salary commensurate with experience)

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Piedmont Judicial Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I with trial caseload and responsibility for Jackson County Drug Court. 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 of Georgia. A minimum of 1 year of experience is required. Trial experience is preferred. Please send resume, cover letter, and Employment Application to dseagraves@gapublicdefender.org and dseagraves@jacksoncountygov.com or you may mail them to:

Donna Seagraves
Circuit Public Defender
5000 Jackson Parkway, Suite 270
Jefferson, GA 30549

 

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Position:            Assistant Public Defender

Location:          Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

Assistant Public Defender II

The office of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I or II.  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 of Georgia.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and Employment Application to David Dunn at ddunn@gapublicdefender.org with a copy to Carmen Williams at cwilliams@gapublicdefender.org or:

Carmen Williams
Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office
P.O. Box 1810
Lafayette, GA 30728

 

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Position:       Assistant Public Defender

Location:      Enotah Circuit

Deadline:     August 2, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender II

The Enotah Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Juvenile and Superior Courts. 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.  Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume an Employment Application to:

cbbrown@gapublicdefender.org

 

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Position:       Assistant Public Defender

Location:      Flint Judicial Circuit (Henry County)

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender II

The Flint Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Juvenile and Superior Courts. 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.  Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and State of Georgia employment application to Tracey Hood at thood@co.henry.ga.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.  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 of Georgia. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to David Dunn at
ddunn@gapublicdefender.org
or
David Dunn
Brunswick Circuit Public Defender Office
11 Judicial Lane, Suite 111
Brunswick, GA 31520

 

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:      Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit
Anticipated Start Date:    Fall 2016

Job Description and Requirements: Assistant Public Defender III

The office of the Chattahoochee Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to fill two Assistant Public Defender III positions.  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 of Georgia.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to Steve Craft at scraft@columbusga.org

 

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:       LaGrange, GA – Coweta Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Coweta Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking an Assistant Public Defender (Juvenile Court) for their Troup County office in LaGrange.   Applicants must meet the qualifications, 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 of Georgia.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to:

Dawn Broome at  dbroome@gapublicdefender.org

 

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Position:       Clerk
Location:      Augusta Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

Clerk I

The Augusta Circuit Public Defender Office is accepting resumes for a Clerk I. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position.  This is a full-time position and the pay rate is $12.00 per hour.  Interested applicants should submit an employment application, resume & cover letter to ssanchez@augustaga.gov or mail to Augusta Circuit Public Defender Office, 402 Taylor Street, Augusta, Georgia, 30901.

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:       LaGrange, GA – Coweta Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Coweta Circuit Public Defender Office is seeking an Assistant Public Defender for their Troup County office in LaGrange.   Applicants must meet the qualifications, 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 of Georgia.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to:

Dawn Broome at  dbroome@gapublicdefender.org

 

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Position:        Assistant Public Defender I
Location:       Griffin Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Griffin Circuit Public Defender is currently seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender. Applicants must be admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Applicants must have the qualifications and skills required to perform the job duties and responsibilities of an Assistant Public Defender I or II. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and employment application by mail, e-mail or fax to: Allen Adams,  Office of the Griffin Circuit Public Defender, P.O. Box 1145, Thomaston, Georgia 30286 or email to: aadams@gapublic defender.org

 

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Position:        Assistant Public Defender I
Location:       Mountain Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Mountain Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in 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. Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and employment application to Drew Powell at publicdefender@windstream.net