“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right…to the assistance of counsel for his defense.” – U.S. Constitution, Amendment VI

Georgia Public Defender Standards Council

Jimmonique R. S. Rodgers, Acting Executive Director

JRSR pic Previous to acting as Executive Director, Ms. Rodgers served for nearly seven years as Director of the GPDSC Appellate Division. Prior to joining GPDSC in 2006, she was an Assistant General Counsel for the National Office of the NAACP where she focused on issues involving criminal justice, juvenile justice and the military.  She began her legal career in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps where she served on active duty from 1996 to 2001. Mrs. Rodgers earned her J.D. from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Baltimore.