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Assistant Public Defender I

Company: State of Georgia
Location: richmond hill
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Augusta Judicial Circuit-Assistant Public Defender I The Augusta Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office is seeking to hire an Assistant Public Defender I for our misdemeanor division. The primary responsibilities include handling misdemeanors and ordinance violations in the State and Magistrate Courts of Richmond County, Georgia. Applicants must be a member of the Georgia Bar and be admitted before the Georgia Court of Appeals and Georgia's Supreme Court. The Augusta Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office is the third-largest public defender's office in Georgia, with approximately 34 attorneys, 7 investigators, and 16 support staff. We are a Gideon's Promise partner Office. Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers *and* send a cover letter and resume to Robert MacGregor at rmacgregor@augustaga.gov. Description of Duties: The Assistant Public Defender 1 will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients. This position performs beginning level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. To be considered for this position, candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university and a license to practice law in the State of Georgia. Performs other related duties as required. Job Description: Assistant Public Defender I 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: Public Defender Council, Georgia *Title: *Assistant Public Defender I Location: GA-Richmond-Augusta Requisition ID: LEG014R

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