Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia

Placement Description:

Established in 1975, the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia provides a number of important services to the hundreds of elected and appointed prosecutors across the State of Georgia. The council consists of nine members, six district attorneys and three state court solicitors who establish policies that guide the day-to-day work of the Council staff.

Among the duties performed by the Council staff are:

  • Training, professional development and continuing legal education
  • Legal research assistance and preparation of prosecution manuals.
  • Professional responsibility guidance and legislation review and analysis
  • Trial and appellate practice support
  • Payroll, procurement, budgeting and asset management
  • Technology procurement, information management and communications

Description of Student Work:

  • Work in either a District Attorney’s or Solicitor-General’s office;
  • Practice criminal law under the Third Year Practice Act;
  • Gain hands-on experience in court;
  • Attend 7- day Basic Litigation course;
  • Potentially attend Summer Conference on Jekyll Island.

Course and Other Requirements:

Please forward resume, along with cover letter describing why you wish to participate in this program. Specifically, list all counties in Georgia where you can live and/or commute to from your summer residence. The more rural your potential work location, the more opportunities there are available.


Forward information to:
Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia
c/o Joseph F. Burford, Director – State Prosecution Support Division
104 Marietta Street NW, Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 969-4021

or, e-mail to:

Resumes and cover letters should be received by Friday, March 28, 2014. Interview will be scheduled for all potential interns. Placements will be made prior to the end of the second semester of the current school year.


Mr. Joe Burford, Director - State Prosecution Support Division


104 Marietta Street, NW
Suite 400

Atlanta , Georgia 30303

Phone: (404) 969-4001