Pelham Public Defenders Office 105 Canyon Park Circle Pelham AL 35124 14.5 miles from 35233 205-664-0009
Shelby County Public Defenders Office 112 North Main Street Columbiana AL 35051 25.4 miles from 35233 205-669-3806
Walker County Public Defenders Office 375 19th Street West Jasper AL 35501 35.4 miles from 35233 205-221-4776
A public defender is an attorney who represents people who cannot afford to hire legal representation. Public defenders also represent juveniles, people facing civil commitment, and others who need legal advocacy but cannot afford an attorney. Public defenders are appointed by the court.
Public defenders keep records on their cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents. Some of these records are available to the public.