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to indigent people accused of crimes.





Assistant Public Defender - Paulding Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location:  Paulding Judicial Circuit

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: August 31, 2017 or (until position is filled) 

Assistant Public Defender I

The Paulding Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender I position. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Superior Court and Juvenile Courts of Paulding County. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position: including, but not limited to, preparation and presentation of cases for trial, and entering of pleas in both felony and misdemeanor cases in Superior Court. Under supervision of the supervising attorney, the chosen candidate will also be responsible for conducting legal research, including researching precedents in cases, preparation and dissemination of complex documents, pleadings compilation, orders, etc. A willingness to handle juvenile cases a plus. Bilingual is a plus but not required.

Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. The deadline for submission is August 31, 2017, or until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Thomas V. Driggers, Circuit Public Defender, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy to Rhonda Franklin, Administrative Assistant, via email 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