Job Details

Assistant Public Defender Level I

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 22, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 04, 2021

Posted on

Jun 25, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 36269 to 63470 Annually

Location

Adel, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Assistant Public Defender Level I
The candidate will provide duties include: Provides support and assistance to supervising attorney on a variety of legal matters. Responds to requests for information and provides answers, opinions, and recommendations regarding legal issues. Researches for the staff on all matters affected by applicable laws and regulations and of legal ramification. Responds to inquiries regarding legal determinations and disseminates written response or reports to interested parties. Reviews subpoenas, court orders, affidavits, and other legal documents in order to inform staff. Assists in the preparation and coordination of cases prior to and during court trials and subsequent appeals. Assists in legal research; analyze statutes, case law, and other relevant information in aid of the development of case strategies. In conjunction with supervising attorney, prepares petitions, briefs, motions and other legal instruments, reports, and correspondence for both litigation and mitigation phases. Participates in the preparation and coordination of cases prior to and during court trials. Gathers information, identifies and reviews facts and issues in the preparation for trials. Gathers documents, prepares exhibits and other necessary items for court. Prepares legal documents, reports, and statements in connection with litigation/mitigation. Complies with continuing requirements to improve effectiveness. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature as well as attending related and mandatory seminars and/or conferences. Applies pertinent new knowledge to performance and other responsibilities. Accepts and carries out responsibility for personal growth. Attends professional education programs/seminars as mandated by law. Incorporates knowledge of pertinent new trends and developments in the field into the performance of responsibilities. Interacts with all levels of state government in a way that promotes respect, encourages cooperation, and contributes to excellent performance. Treats all customers fairly, giving no one preferential treatment. Communicates accurate information to all other customers in a professional and courteous manner that conveys a willingness to assist. Accepts direction and feedback from supervisors and follows through appropriately. Uses as appropriate, established channels of communication.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have completion of a law degree AND License to practice law in the State of Georgia OR Eligibility to sit for the next Georgia Bar examination. Must have knowledge of statutes, court decisions, state and federal laws and regulations and departmental policy. Must have ability to perform research and analysis. Must have ability to draft legal instruments, contracts, proposed legislation and legal opinions. Must have ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts and present such materials in clear and logical form for oral and written presentation. Must have ability to determine compliance with rules and regulations.

Additional info

Job Code: LEP020

Company info

Janice Prince
Alapaha Circuit Public Defender Office
801 North Parrish Ave
Adel, GA 31620