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The Douglas County Public Defender's Office
The Douglas County Public Defender’s Office has an opening for an attorney to work in the State Court. The lawyer will be required to represent clients charged with misdemeanors, DUI and some traffic offenses. Interested applicants please send cover letter and resume to Monica Myles at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are required to submit an application to the human resources department which can be found on line at celebratedouglascounty.com. Under “Hot Spots”, click on Personnel/HR. The application link is on the right hand side of the Personnel/HR page under “Downloadable Documents”. Applications can also be obtained from the Personnel/HR Department on the 1st floor of the Douglas County Courthouse. Applications will be accepted through December 29, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
The Sherman Law Group
DESCRIPTION: The Sherman Law Group is a well-respected law firm with a prominent criminal defense practice. We are seeking a Criminal Defense attorney to join our team. You will join us in upholding our clients' rights and providing them with the best possible defense against the crimes with which they have been charged. We work primarily with DUI, drug, and shoplifting matters, but we are willing to allow the new attorney to expand their practices as they see fit. We operate a highly collaborative office in which each professional helps the others to ensure all of our clients receive the best possible service.
APPLICATION: Please send cover letter and resumé to email@example.com . Please NO PHONE CALLS.
EXPERIENCE (Required): Experience in Municipal, State, and Superior courts representing (or prosecuting) defendants charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes
EXPERIENCE (Preferred): Experience in private practice a plus
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Required): • Must be actively licensed in good standing to practice law in Georgia • Must be willing to travel for court hearings in Atlanta Metro Counties and Municipalities • Must be able to successfully manage significant case load of clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies (minimal) • Must be able to support practice group through research and writing assignments and collaboration with support staff to manage client communication and calendar • Must be motivated to develop and grow individual practice and participate in firm business development initiatives
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Preferred): Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating substantial experience negotiating favorable dispositions
EDUCATION (Required): Undergraduate and J.D. required
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: This position offers a competitive salary with bonus opportunities
EOE EMPLOYER: The Sherman Law Group is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to hire qualified applicants for the position, without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national origin. It is also our policy to provide employment opportunities to qualified persons with a disability and covered veterans.
Job Type: Part-time (per case load, could be a full-time position)
Required experience: • Criminal Defense/Prosecution: 3 years Required license or certification: • J.D. and licensed in good standing to practice law in Georgia
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