Advocates & Defenders

  1. Legal Advocate

    The vision of the Maricopa Legal Advocate is to provide superior representation and advocacy, while affirming the dignity of our clients and operating with fiscal and professional integrity.

  2. Legal Defender

    The Maricopa County Office of the Legal Defender provides court appointed counsel in criminal, dependency and severance cases.

  3. Public Advocate

    The Maricopa County Office of the Public Advocate protects the fundamental rights of juveniles, parents and adults facing court evaluation and court ordered mental health treatment.

  4. Public Defender

    The Maricopa County Office of the Public Defender protects the fundamental rights of all individuals by providing effective legal representation for indigent people facing criminal charges and mental health commitments, when appointed by the Maricopa County Superior and Justice Courts.