Providing zealous, effective, ethical representation

to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender - Clayton Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Clayton Judicial Circuit 

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Clayton Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender position. The vacancy will be filled at level I. This will be determined based on experience. The position will be located in Clayton County. The chosen candidate will represent indigent defendants charged with crimes in Juvenile and Superior Courts from arrest to trial and appeal if necessary. Applicants must have the necessary skills to perform the responsibilities for the position. Each candidate must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. Please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and a State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Christine Van Dross at:

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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