Job o’ the Day: Assistant Public Defender with the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council

From the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council job posting on PSJD:

Under broad supervision, [the Assistant Public Defender is] responsible for the  administration and direction of an entire staff engaged in the defense of felony  jury or non-jury cases handled by the Conflict Public Defender Office; Advises and counsels other attorneys as to the case management practices of handling  their assigned cases; and demonstrates a mastery of litigation; extensive and significant jury trial experience as the lead counsel in felony cases.

Duties & Responsibilities:

GPDSC seeks an experienced  trial attorney to serve as the Circuit Conflict Defender for the Stone Mountain  Judicial Circuit. The job is based in Decatur, Georgia and the successful  candidate will be the Supervising Attorney in a small office where indigent  defense cases are handled from arrest through trial and appeal for clients  charged. The office handles matters in Dekalb County, but the successful  candidate will report directly to the Director of the Conflicts Division for  GPDSC and handle cases as determined by the Director.

Successful applicants will have three years of relevant legal experience OR three years of experience at the lower level. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 26, 2013. For more information, view the full job listing at

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