Public Defender

The Pinal County Public Defender provides legal defense services to indigent adults and juveniles facing criminal charges and/or mental health commitments when appointed by the Pinal County Superior Court or a Justice Court within Pinal County. Our goal is to provide superior legal representation, safeguard fundamental individual rights, and ensure equal access to the protections afforded by the United States Constitution, the Arizona Constitution, and the laws of Arizona.

The mission of the Office of the Pinal County Public Defender is to provide individual legal representation and advocacy services to assigned indigent adults charged with crimes, juveniles charged with acts of delinquency, persons petitioning for involuntary mental health services, and members of the community so our clients can achieve optimal results in the resolution of their legal matters, thereby safeguarding the constitutional rights of the community as a whole.