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Augusta & Columbia Judicial Circuits Conflict Defender Office - Managing Attorney

State Level Position

Location: Augusta and Columbia Judicial Circuits

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: Open until June 15, 2021

Job Description and Requirements:

Managing Attorney

The Augusta and Columbia Judicial Circuits Conflict Defender Office is seeking to fill a Managing Attorney position. Primary duties include managing staff attorneys, administrative staff, and representing indigent clients with criminal case(s) in Superior Court, sometimes Juvenile Court, and Magistrate Court in the Columbia Judicial Circuit. 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.

The chosen applicant will also be responsible for conducting legal research, including researching precedents in cases, preparation and dissemination of complex documents, pleading compilation, orders, etc. Advises and counsels other attorneys as to the case management practices of handling their assigned cases. Demonstrates a mastery of litigation, extensive and significant jury trial experience as the lead counsel in felony cases. Provides advice, counsel, support and technical assistance to senior management and staff on a variety of legal matters. Manages and provides support to staff attorneys in the office.  This position will initially require the Managing Attorney to Telework and meet clients at the local courthouse.  Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Thomas O’Connor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 795-2440
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