“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 Circuit Public Defender

Location:      Southern Judicial Circuit

Deadline:     July 8, 2016

Job Description and Requirements

Assistant Public Defender I

The Southern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender in our Moultrie Office which covers Colquitt County.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Superior and Juvenile 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 Georgia State bar. A strong commitment to indigent defense is also required. Deadline for submission is July 8, 2016 or until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and Employment Application to Patti Sutton at psutton@lowndescounty.com.

 

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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 Georgia State bar. 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 Public Defender
Location:      Rome Judicial Circuit

Deadline:     July 15, 2016

Job Description and Requirements

Assistant Public Defender I

The Rome Judicial Circuit has an opening for Assistant Public Defender I. The primary duty of this position is to represent indigent clients in Juvenile Courts. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. Experience is preferred. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and state application to Lee Henley at henleyl@floydcountyga.org

 

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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.  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 Public Defender
Location:      Cordele Judicial Circuit

Deadline:     July 11, 2016 12:00 Noon

Job Description and Requirements

Assistant Public Defender I or Assistant Public Defender II

The Cordele Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Crisp, Dooly, Ben Hill and Wilcox Counties, has an opening for Assistant Public Defender I or II. The primary duty of this position is to represent indigent clients in Juvenile Courts in all four counties. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. Experience is preferred. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and state application to Tracy J. Mullis at tmullis@gapublicdefender.org

 

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Position:        Assistant Public Defender
Location:      Towaliga Judicial Circuit
Deadline:     July 31, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender III

The Towaliga Circuit Public Defender’s Office is accepting resumes for an Assistant Public Defender III. This position will be located in Butts, Lamar and Monroe Counties, Georgia. The caseload will consist of felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases throughout the Circuit. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Superior and Juvenile Courts. 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, and employment application to Tina Thornton at:

tthornton@gapublicdefender.org

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:       Dublin Judicial Circuit
Deadline:       June 30, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Dublin Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients in State 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 admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. A strong commitment to indigent defense is required. Deadline for submission is June 30, 2016. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and employment application to Clay Tapley at ctapley@gapublicdefender.org

 

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:       Dublin Judicial Circuit
Deadline:       June 30, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender II

The Dublin Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients in State 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 admitted to and in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, and have prior legal experience in a public defender role. A strong commitment to indigent defense is required. Position is open until June 30, 2016. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and employment application to Clay Tapley at ctapley@gapublicdefender.org.

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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.  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.  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:       Dougherty Judicial Circuit
Deadline:       June 30, 2016

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The office of the Dougherty 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 member in good standing with the state bar.  Interested applicants should submit an employment application, resume (include your State Bar number and the names and contact information for three references), cover letter, and employment application by mail or e-mail (no faxes) to:

Leisa Johnson
Dougherty Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1827
Albany, GA 31702-1827
ljohnson@gapublicdefender.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 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.  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 Georgia State bar. 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