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Employment Opportunities

Clayton Judicial Circuit

Senior Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney


The District Attorney’s Office in the Clayton Judicial Circuit has an opening for a County Paid Senior Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney. This position assists the District Attorney as one of the representatives of the State of Georgia in the Superior Court of Clayton County.

The following duties are normal for this position; other duties may be required and assigned:

Prosecutes major violent felonies including murder, rape, and child molestation; assists investigations at outset, presents cases to grand jury, handles motions hearings regarding major felonies, conducts major felony trials, and conducts any motions for new trial.

Acts as advisor to the District Attorney in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the office.

Drafts accusations and indictments and advises department personnel in this procedure.

Participate in community outreach programs such as “Back to School” programs, mock trial programs, and Law Day seminars.


Juris Doctorate supplemented by five (5) years of experience that includes litigation and criminal law with an emphasis on prosecutorial experience or comparable felony trial experience with demonstrated effective and progressively proficient work as an attorney and proficient legal performance in a supervisory role; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Conducted at least fifty (50) jury trials which must include at least 15 trials of a seven deadly sin crime, such as Murder, Rape, and Armed Robbery, and domestic violence prosecutions as well as others. Must possess and maintain a valid membership in good standing in the State Bar Association of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia, and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia.

All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Chief Assistant District Attorney John Fowler:


The Clayton Judicial Circuit is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary: $93,594.43

Contact Number: 770-477-3450

Submit resume and cover letter to:


Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 11/18/2019
Application Closing Date: 12/31/2019