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Public Defender Appointments for the City of South Fulton Municipal Court
The City of South Fulton has openings for contract public defenders for Municipal Court. South Fulton Municipal Court handles indigent traffic offenses, code enforcement violations, and municipal ordinance offenses. The applicant must be willing and able to handle cases virtually and in person as needed. Prior experience in criminal defense representation required.
To be considered for this position, candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university. Performs other related duties as required. Applicant must have 3-5 years of criminal trial experience and be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a copy of their standard Attorney/Client fee agreement to Ladawn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of Duties: The public defender will be assigned based on the calendar and will handle all qualified indigent cases assigned on that calendar. This position performs as a lead attorney. Performs other related duties as assigned.
THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION PAID PER APPEARANCE. Payments per appearance will vary based on appearance type.
1. Plea & Arraignment, Code, other non-trial hearings: $250 per court appearance.
2. Trial Calendar Fee: Additional $100 per case for each case that results in a trial. (That is $250 for the appearance + $100 for each case that goes to trial on the calendar. This additional fee compensates for any out of court preparation that is necessary for trial.)
3. Appearance fee: $125 for appearances when no cases are assigned to the defense attorney to compensate for them holding their time.
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK.
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