Office of 7th Judicial Circuit Public Defender

Mission Statement
The Seventh Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office provides competent, diligent, and ethical representation for indigent persons accused of criminal offenses in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. The Office provides attorneys for indigent persons in all criminal cases in which an accused may be sentenced to incarceration, even if the incarceration may result from non-payment of a fine. Accordingly, the Office provides representation for cases tried in the Court of General Sessions, Family Court (for juveniles), Drug Court, Magistrate's Court, and Municipal Court.