Welcome to the website of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender: Justice, Fairness and Dignity For All
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call 1- 877-430-5187 during
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The Public Defender is
Paul B. DeWolfe
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Maryland is divided into twelve operational districts. Each District conforms to the statutory geographic boundaries of the District Courts. OPD maintains offices in each of these districts.
There are nine statewide divisions within the Office of the Public Defender (OPD).
2017 Annual Report
The High Cost of Bail: How Maryland’s Reliance on Money Bail Jails the Poor and Costs the Community Millions.
OPD is looking for zealous advocates for the following positions:
Assistant Public Defender: Parental Defense Division (Baltimore City)
To learn more about attorney recruitment as well as law clerk, and volunteer opportunities with OPD click here
OPD seeking Bilingual Clinical Social Workers to serve as consultants. Click here for more information.
If you received a call to wire money interationally for bail click here.
DO YOU HAVE A CASE INVOLVING AN INDICTED OFFICER?
If so, click here or call 410-914-7858.
A Message from Incoming NAPD Steering Committee Chair Paul DeWolfe
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Baltimore County Pilot Program Aims to Reduce Number of People in Jail Before Trial
Concerns Persist Over School System for Juvenile Offenders
Finding a Fix: Embedded with the Suburban Cops Confronting the Opioid Epidemic
For more news, click here.
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