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With over sixty employees, the District Attorney’s Office comprises one of the largest legal employers in our circuit. Our staff is highly trained and highly motivated. First and foremost, we seek candidates with great integrity that believe in our mission of serving and protecting our community. We strive to maintain an environment that fosters teamwork and excellence. We seek to
develop leaders in the courtroom and in the community. We have a track record of training and developing talented employees. As such, application to our office can be highly competitive.

We employ attorneys, investigators, legal assistants, and victim advocates. When positions become available they will be posted below. If you think you have what it takes and would like to join our team, please follow the instructions listed below.

HR Director (part-time)

(Job Posted 06/05/2024)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a Human Resource Director. This position is PART-TIME (29 hours or less). Candidates must exhibit attention to detail, oral written skills, computer proficiency. Duties include new hire orientation, employee set-up, maintaining employee’s digital and manual personnel file, process employee’s leave, reconcile spreadsheets, maintain office equipment maintenance, order supplies, register employees for conferences.

 

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, DMV records, and pre-employment drug screening. Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each screening.

 

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

 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to Leigh Stinson, HR Director, via our online application below.

Legal Assistant – Coweta

(Job Posted 06/03/2024)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant in our Coweta office located in the Coweta County Justice Center, 72 Greenville Street, Newnan, GA. This position is Full-Time. The hourly wage will be based upon the applicant’s experience and job-relevant skills.

 

The following duties are normal for this position, and other duties may be required and assigned.

 

A Legal Assistant provides clerical support and works directly with Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs), Investigators, and Victim Advocates;

 

• Receives legal documents to include subpoenas, warrants, incident reports, motions, and Discovery; and records/incorporates them along with related legal documents, and/or compiles them with related case file information;

 

• Creates and maintains legal files; enters information into the department database; updates the database; annotates court calendars, and prepares extradition paperwork in accordance with training

 

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent. 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.

 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to Leigh Stinson, HR Director, via our online application below.

Assistant District Attorney

(Job Posted 05/29/2024)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office has an immediate opening for an Assistant District Attorney position within our judicial circuit. The potential employee will receive State of Georgia benefits including retirement and 401k/457 options. Applicants must be able to appraise, interpret and apply legal principles and precedents to difficult legal problems; concisely and accurately communicate, both orally and in writing; prepare, present, and conduct hearings, trials and appeals; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and possess a strong sense of personal and community responsibility. Applicants should be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia, be a member in good standing with the Bar of another state that is eligible for reciprocity admittance to the Georgia Bar, or awaiting bar results. However, law students graduating in 2024 may apply.

 

Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, DMV records, and pre-employment drug screening; Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each screening.

 

The Coweta 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.

 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé to Ms. Leigh Stinson via our online application. In your cover letter please specify which county or counties you would be interested in working in. (Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether, or Troup)

 

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Special Assistant District Attorney

(Job Posted 07/28/2022)

The Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office has immediate openings for Special Assistant District Attorney positions within our judicial circuit (Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether, Troup). Pay would be hourly at a negotiated rate for a maximum of 29 hours per week but no minimum hours required. Applicants cannot have any active criminal cases with our office and would preferably be attorneys who reside in or nearby the circuit. Duties may include reviewing drug or property crime cases, drafting charging instruments, writing appeals, responding to motions and arguing motions, taking guilty pleas, and other non-complex assignments. This would allow full time ADA’s to focus on the most serious and complex cases.

The District Attorney is interested in applicants with no experience with criminal law or who have not maintained an active practice in recent years. Our office will provide the training and support necessary to ensure the applicant can successfully perform the job responsibilities that best fit the applicant’s skills and experience. Applicants must be in good standing with the State bar and will be subject to standard hiring procedures such as a background check, drug test, and fingerprinting.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resumé using the job application form below. In your cover letter please specify which county or counties in which you would prefer to work and whether a particular role in the office interests you.