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Employment Opportunities

Toombs Judicial Circuit

Assistant District Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office in the Toombs Judicial Circuit has an opening for an Assistant District Attorney. The six county Toombs Circuit covers Lincoln, Wilkes, Taliaferro, Warren, Glascock and McDuffie Counties.

Our area is experiencing accelerated growth due to the proximity of Fort Gordon and the overall expansion of cybersecurity in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). Our region provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities including road, mountain and gravel cycling, boating, paddle sports, horses, golf and hunting and fishing. We are a family-oriented office looking for employees who want to make this area home.

An Assistant District Attorney in this office should expect immediate courtroom and appellate responsibilities. The following duties are normal for this position:

• Reviews reports submitted by law enforcement to determine whether further investigation is needed; approves or returns cases for more work; researches alternative crimes; reads and researches case law.
• Drafts accusations and indictments; evaluates and researches potential defenses; negotiates pleas to dispose of cases; dismisses cases not prosecutable.
• Develops trial strategy for each case, presents cases to grand jury; questions witnesses; answers juror’s questions; determines appropriate sentence recommendations; calls arraignment calendars; attends pre-trial conferences with judge and defense attorneys.
• Subpoenas appropriate witnesses for motions; researches and argues all pretrial and post-trial motions; files motions in appropriate time frame prior to trial. Complies with discovery requirements by copying and mailing documents.

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.

Graduating law students and those who are preparing for the July bar exam are welcome to apply. However, due to PAC rules, offers to such persons would be contingent upon the minimum qualifications.

The Toombs 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 Range: Based on state pay scale plus a county supplement

Contact Number: 706 595 7175

Submit resume and cover letter to:


Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: State Paid
Application Opening Date: 06/15/2022
Application Closing Date: 08/15/2022