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Metro Conflict Defender Office - Assistant Public Defender II

The Metro Conflict Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender II. This position is located in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit within the Metro Conflict Defender Office.  This is a State-funded position. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior Court, Magistrate Court, and sometimes Juvenile Court. Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. Applicants must be a current member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia. A strong commitment to indigent defense is also required.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Make sure to include "Metro Conflict (Dekalb):  APD II" in the subject line of your email.

Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender II will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients in the Non-Complex division of Superior and Magistrate Courts. This position performs beginning-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.

Job Description: Assistant Public Defender II

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