Currently, the Public Defender’s Office employs a staff of forty-eight (48) attorneys. There are thirty-seven (37) full-time attorneys (excluding management) and eight (8) part-time attorneys. The Public Defender’s Office has eight (8) Defense Investigators. In addition, there are nine (9) Legal Secretaries who support the attorney and investigative staff.
For the calendar year of 2014, the Office handled 2,071 felony cases; 18,189 misdemeanor/traffic cases; and 1,008 juvenile cases.