Public Defense Services

peoplePublic Defense Services (PDS) is comprised of 5 organizations with multiple locations for each. These include the Office of the Public Advocate, the Office of the Public Defender, the Office of the Legal Advocate, the Office of the Legal Defender and the Office of Contract Counsel (often referred to as the Office of Public Defense Services). For more information about each organization please click the links below.
  1. Advocates & Defenders

    Gather more information about the advocates and defenders of Maricopa County's Public Defense Services.

  2. Contract Counsel

    The Office of Contract Counsel is responsible for providing attorneys to individuals who are entitled to representation at County expense and who cannot be represented by one of the County indigent representation offices due to legal or ethical conflict, workload constraints or administrative issues.

  3. Employment

    Take a look at the job opportunities available with Maricopa County.

  4. Managing for Results

    Managing for Results (MfR) provides the foundation for a highly integrated management system focused on results for customers. Through the MFR system, Maricopa County has engaged in substantive planning and performance measurement.

  5. Resources

    Access important resources like forms and documents, calendars, service contracts.

  6. Locations

    Get maps, phone numbers, hours and other information about The Public Defense Services offices and court locations.

  1. Public Advocate

    Physical Address
    3131 West Durango, 3rd Floor
    Phoenix, AZ 85009


    Directions

    Phone: 602-372-2815
    Fax: 602-372-8919

  1. Legal Advocate

    Physical Address
    222 N Central Avenue, Suite 154
    Phoenix, AZ 85004


    Directions

    Phone: 602-506-4111
    Fax: 602-506-5799

  1. Legal Defender

    Physical Address
    222 N Central Avenue, Suite 8100
    Phoenix, AZ 85004


    Directions

    Phone: 602-506-8800
    Fax: 602-506-0921

  1. Public Defender

    Physical Address
    620 W Jackson Street
    Suite 4015
    Phoenix, AZ 85003


    Directions

    Phone: 602-506-7711
    Fax: 602-506-8231

  1. Contract Counsel

    Physical Address
    620 W Jackson Street, Suite 3076
    Phoenix, AZ 85003


    Directions

    Phone: 602-506-7228
    Fax: 602-506-3609