“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 or by email to resume@gpdsc.org.  Applications for continuous recruitment for Assistant Public Defender position are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please submit resume and cover letter indicting which Judicial Circuit(s) you are applying for to Michelle Raines by mail to the address stated above, by FAX to 404-463-1903, or by email to resume@gpdsc.org.  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:        Paralegal
Location:      Southern Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements: Paralegal I

The Southern Circuit Public Defender Office is accepting resumes for a paralegal position.  Applicants must meet the qualifications listed in at least one of the above job descriptions 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: Patti Sutton, Office Administrator, psutton@lowndescounty.com

 

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Position:         Part-time Administrative Assistant / Paralegal
Location:        Appellate Division, Central Office, Downtown Atlanta
Deadline:        July 31, 2014

Job Description and Requirements: Administrative Assistant I / Paralegal

The Georgia Public Defender Standards Council (GPDSC) seeks a qualified candidate for part-time employment in its central Appellate Division (Division) as an office paralegal and administrator. The selected candidate will provide assistance and coordination in preparing and conducting the work of the Division. The Division provides representation to indigent clients from their motions for new trial through direct appeal from criminal convictions through fourteen staff attorneys and over 30 contract attorneys.  It handles appellate litigation conflicted out of local public defender offices and provides legal advice as well as technical assistance and training to field public defenders who require assistance in appellate matters.  The selected candidate will work out of the Appellate Division of the GPDSC, which is located in downtown Atlanta.  Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and state application to Jimmonique Rodgers at jrodgers@gpdsc.org .

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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:      Southern Judicial Circuit – Moultrie, GA

Job Description and Requirements:
Assistant Public Defender I

The Southern Circuit Public Defender Office is accepting resumes for an Assistant Public Defender position.  Applicants must meet the qualifications listed in at least one of the above job descriptions 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: Patti Sutton, Office Administrator, psutton@lowndescounty.com.

 

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Position:        Assistant Circuit Public Defender
Location:      Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:
Assistant Public Defender I

The Tallapoosa Circuit Public Defender Office is accepting resumes for an Assistant Public Defender position.  Applicants must meet the qualifications listed in the job description linked to above and be a current member in good standing with the State Bar. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, employment application to David Smith at dsmith@gapublicdefender.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 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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