Georgia Public Defender Council’s Central Office

The Georgia Public Defender’s Office is the central office located in Atlanta, Georgia. With seven Council members and at over 400 attorneys, they are dedicated to providing zealous criminal defense to low-income Georgians. The central office is the administrative arm of the Georgia Public Defender’s Office. It provides executive leadership to the circuit public defender offices, including communications and human resources. The mission of the Georgia Public Defender’s Office central office is to ensure that Georgia’s indigent defense team has the guidance and support necessary to provide effective and zealous client representation. They operate without political considerations or the influence of private interests. The Georgia Public Defender Council is an independent agency within the State of Georgia’s executive branch. They provide zealous, effective, and ethical legal representation to qualifying low-income residents who have been accused of a crime. As an organization, they strive every day to fulfill the US Constitution’s obligation to defend their clients against any and all criminal charges brought by the state. Furthermore, the State Level Services Office ensures the provision of legal services to qualified indigent persons facing pending accusations of criminal behavior in the Superior, Juvenile, and Appellate Courts of Georgia in instances where the local circuit office is unable to provide legal representation. If you have any questions about this organization, please use the contact information on the right-hand side of the page.