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Tifton Office of Georgia Capital Defender
The Georgia Capital Defender is accepting applications for a qualified capital litigation attorney at this time in the Tifton Office. The Tifton Office handles indigent capital cases predominantly in middle-southwest Georgia, but applicant must be willing and able to handle cases throughout Georgia if necessary. All applicants must have a strong interest in death penalty defense and client-centered representation.
Applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
- Applicants must possess excellent skills and understanding of capital trials, pre-trial motions, 8th Amendment jurisprudence, ABA guidelines for representation of clients in capital cases, client relations, and case negotiations. Attorney will be expected to work with an interdisciplinary team consisting of one other attorney, one mitigation specialist, one fact investigator. Applicant must have at least 5 years criminal defense trial experience and be member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia or able to waive into the Georgia Bar within a reasonable time period.
-Applicant must have been (a) lead counsel in at least one death penalty case to trial, or (b) lead counsel in at least three serious violent felonies to trial, including non-capital murder cases or (c) co-counsel on at least two death penalty trials to verdict. Applicant must be experienced in the use of expert witnesses and evidence, including psychiatric evidence. Applicant must be willing to relocate to the Tifton area. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel extensively. Salary comes with full State of Georgia benefits, including health insurance and State pension. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send resumes, a listing of pertinent criminal cases, along with references and a writing sample to: Becky Kincaid, 104 Marietta Street, NW, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30303 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is November 15, 2017 by close of business.
Anticipated start date is January 1, 2018.
Accountability Court Attorney- Douglas County Public Defender's Office
Douglas County Public Defender’s Office has an opening for an accountability court attorney. The attorney will be primarily assigned to work in all the Douglas County Judicial Circuit DUI and Drug accountability and mental health courts. The attorney will also assist in the management of mental health cases including, but not limited to, the cases where clients are found incompetent and un-restorable or civilly committed. The attorney will be responsible for assisting, providing input and acting as a resource to the office in matters concerning alternative placements, evaluations, and any treatment options which may benefit the clients.
How to Submit Applications:
- Faxes are not accepted
- E-mail the application and any required documents to email@example.com
- or mail to: Douglas County Human Resources
8700 Hospital Drive Douglasville, GA 30134
Applications can be downloaded at the county website: celebratedouglascounty.com. Under “Hot Spots”, click on Personnel/HR. The Application for Employment link is on the right hand side of the Human Resources webpage under “Downloadable Documents”.
The deadline for submission is August 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
In addition, a resume and cover letter may be submitted to Monica Myles at firstname.lastname@example.org