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Employment Opportunities

Richmond County Solicitor-General’s Office

Assistant Solicitor-General

The Richmond County Solicitor-General’s Office has an immediate opening for an Assistant Solicitor-General. An Assistant Solicitor-General (ASG) prosecutes misdemeanor violations in the State Court of Richmond County. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the investigation and preparation of cases for trial, representing the State in all stages of court proceedings, and performing additional tasks relating to the function of the department as assigned by the Solicitor-General. ASG should demonstrate considerable knowledge of state laws, court proceedings, and rules of evidence, as well as the policies and procedures of the Solicitor-General’s Office. ASG must show an ability to communicate and work with the public, judges, and court personnel. ASG must have adequate oral and written communication skills. Work is performed in an office and in a courtroom, sometimes for long periods. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, and occasional lifting of light objects are necessary functions of the position. A Juris Doctorate is required. An ASG must be a member in good standing with the Georgia Bar. Prosecution experience is preferred, but not required. Candidate should be able to pass a criminal background check.
The Augusta 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.

Minimum qualifications: All applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia; and be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. 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 send your resume, cover letter, and any references to:
Omeeka Loggins
Solicitor-General Office
735 James Brown Blvd.
Suite 2500
Augusta, GA 30901
Or via Email: bshepherd2@augustaga.gov
Please submit these documents by July 31, 2020. Interviews will commence immediately, and position will be available until filled.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: All applicants must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or be in good standing of another state’s bar association that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the State Bar of Georgia; and be admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. 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.

Salary Range: $54,128.00

Contact Number: 706-821-1175 Brenda Lozada-Shepherd (Office Manager)

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: bshepherd2@augustaga.gov

Mailing Address: Richmond County Solicitor General’s office
ATTN: Brenda Lozada- Shepherd
735 James Brown Blvd.
Suite 2500
Augusta, GA 30901

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 03/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 07/31/2020