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Sr Mgr, Legal Svcs at Ga Public Defender Council

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Athens, Georgia





Job Description:

The Western Circuit has an opening for Chief Assistant Public Defender (Senior Manager, Legal Services). The Western Circuit covers Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least ten years of experience practicing law in a Public Defender's office, demonstrated legal expertise in Juvenile and Superior courts, and proficiency in handling serious felony cases. The applicant should also have a proven ability to supervise Assistant Public Defenders and office staff. The chosen candidate must live in the Western Circuit. Salary is flexible and is based on experience. This is a State-funded position.

Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for this position. 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: jdonnelly@gapublicdefender.org .

Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university AND licensed to practice law in Georgia AND Three years of related legal experience.