State of Georgia Attorney 1 in Brooks, Georgia

Assistant Public Defender - Southern Judicial Circuit

State Level Position

Location: Southern Judicial Circuit (Valdosta)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Deadline: January 15, 2019 (or until filled)

Job Description and Requirements:

Assistant Public Defender I

The Southern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I in our Valdosta Office, which covers Brooks, Echols and Lowndes Counties. Primary duties include representing indigent clients with criminal cases in Superior 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. The position's deadline is January 15, 2019, but will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application to Patti Sutton at: psutton@lowndescounty.com

Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university AND license to practice law in the State of Georgia OR eligibility to sit for the next Georgia Bar examination OR reciprocity (must obtain Law License). Note: Some positions may not allow the eligibility clause.

Job: *Legal

Organization: *Ga Public Defender Council

Title: Attorney 1

Location: GA-Brooks

Requisition ID: LEG00NL

Other Locations: GA-Echols, GA-Lowndes-Valdosta