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Assistant Public Defender - Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit

State Level Position 

Location: Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Deadline: September 30, 2017 (or until position filled) 

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender III

Assistant Public Defender IV

The Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender III or IV position.  Primary duties include representing indigent clients in Superior Court and misdemeanor courts in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit (Baldwin, Jones, Putnam, Jasper, Morgan, Greene, Hancock and Wilkinson Counties).  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 pleas in both felony and misdemeanor cases.  Position includes some appellate work in the Court of Appeals and Georgia Supreme Court as needed.  A substantial history of criminal defense work is a prerequisite.

Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and admitted to practice in all of the Courts of the State of Georgia.  The deadline for submission is September 30, 2017 or until the position is filled.

 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to John H. Bradley, Circuit Public Defender, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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