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Public Defender

Jackson County
Office of the Public Defender

FAX (706) 387-6329

Circuit Public Defender
Donna Seagraves

Assistant Public Defenders
Kristin Waller
Barry King
Mandy Trimble
Lane Salley
Lisa Hardigree - Office Admin
Cindy Nabors - Paralegal
Dwight Allen - Investigator
Sara Benitez - Secretary and Interpreter

The Jackson County Public Defender's Office provides representation to all indigent defendants (with the exception of those with whom the office has a conflict of interest arising from representation of other defendants) in Jackson County's Superior, State, Juvenile, and Magistrate Courts for whom the right to counsel attaches. The office also represents defendants on direct appeals to the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court.

The Public Defender's Office is located in the Jackson County Courthouse, 5000 Jackson Parkway, Suite 270, Jefferson, Georgia. The Courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Applications for public defender services are available by the door at the Office of the Public Defender.
Contact office for Juvenile Court and Spanish applications
Email address:

Click Here to download the Application for Public Defender Services  for State Court & Superior Court. Contact office for applications for Juvenile Court and Spanish applications.

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Last updated: 9/27/2016 1:30:33 PM