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Assistant Public Defender - Augusta Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Augusta Judicial Circuit 

Salary: $52,100 per year

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Description:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Augusta Law Office of the Public Defender is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I for our misdemeanor division. This attorney would primarily handle misdemeanors and ordinance violations in the State and Magistrate Courts of Richmond County, Georgia. The chosen candidate must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and be admitted before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

The Augusta Law Office of the Public Defender is the third largest public defender’s office in Georgia, with approximately 34 attorneys, 8 investigators, and 16 support staff. We are a Gideon’s Promise partner office. 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Holly Chapman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Contact Human Resources

Human Resources Manager
Georgia Public Defender Council
104 Marietta Street, Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: 404-795-2440
Toll free: 800-676-4432