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Job Number: 19-0004.PD2.TP
Job Title: Assistant Public Defender
Category: Public Defender
Status: Filled
Additional Status Information: Applications accepted through 07/20/2018 or until filled. Please see instructions to apply below.
Salary: Starting Salary: $53,372.80 annual

Full-Time Position Available:

Paulding County Public Defender’s Office

Assistant Public Defender (Grade 21/ $53,372.80 annual):


This position is responsible for providing legal services to indigent clients.

Note: Position is a county position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

  • Current membership in the State Bar of Georgia.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appellate and brief writing a plus.
  • One to two years of criminal trial experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge/history of computer and communication skills.


Please send application, resume and references via email by no later than July 20, 2018, to:

Rhonda Franklin: ()

Angela O’Conor: ()

Keenan Parsons: ()

Equal Opportunity Employer

Publication Date/Time:
7/12/2018 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/20/2018 5:00 PM
* Completion of Law Degree; member must be in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.
* One to two years of criminal trial experience preferred.
How to Apply for a Job with Paulding County: Employment applications will only be accepted for currently posted vacancies. Please do not submit a general application for an unknown position; it will not be considered. Applicants must submit a Paulding County Application for Employment and must specify the position of interest. Applicants may submit a resume to supplement the application, but resumes alone will not be accepted. Applications may be faxed to (770) 443-7558 or dropped by or mailed to the Paulding County Board of Commissioners, Human Resources Department, 240 Constitution Blvd., Dallas, GA 30132. Applications must be received by the closing date to be considered.

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