Staff Attorney

State of GeorgiaAtlanta, GeorgiaFull TimeOn Site


The Office of the Appellate Division (District 4) - Staff Attorney


The Office of the Appellate Division is seeking to fill a full-time Staff Attorney position. This position is located in District 4 (Stone Mountain Circuit). Applicants must be current members in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia and must be admitted to both the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Preference will be given to candidates who have 3-5 years or more of criminal trial experience, outstanding research and writing skills, and either appellate practice experience or extensive and equivalent motions practice experience. The position primarily entails providing competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients from the motion for a new trial through direct appeal.

Interested applicants should apply on Team Georgia Careers and submit a cover letter and resume to GPDC-Jobs@GAPUBDEF.ORG. Make sure to include "OAD-4: Staff Attorney" in the subject line of your email.


Description of Duties: The Staff Attorney will provide competent and zealous representation and advocacy to indigent clients in the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia. This position performs beginning-level professional legal work and may assist in cases of routine complexity. Performs other related duties as required.


Job Description: Staff Attorney

Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university AND license to practice law in the State of Georgia OR eligibility to sit for the next Georgia Bar examination OR reciprocity AND One year of relevant legal experience OR One year of experience required at the lower level Attorney 1 (LEP020).

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