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Office of the Public Defender           6 St. Paul Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21202           1.877.430.5187              becky.feldman@maryland.gov
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER
CORONAVIRUS PREPARATION & MEDIATION PLANS

ALL OPD OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  To contact the local office, please check the list below for new phone numbers.  

Maryland Judiciary created a website to provide updates on coronavirus' impact on court.  Click here.

OPD HEADQUARTERS/ADMINISTRATION
     (410) 324-2478
ALLEGANY COUNTY
     (301) 777-2142
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
     (410) 571-4724
Juvenile Division:
Ellen Goodman Duffy        (410) 295-8814
Michael Morrissette           (410) 295--8815
Lucy Portera                        (410) 295-8831
Heather Terech                   (410) 295-8816
Evelyn Walker                     (410) 295-8807
BALTIMORE CITY
District Court - Eastside     (410) 878-8600 
District Court - Southern    (410) 878-8400
District Court - Western     (410) 878-8114 
Felony Divison
     General Questions        (410) 701-0481
     Intake Questions           (443) 212-8972, or
                                             (443) 405-2809
Juvenile Litigation              (443) 263-6360
Youthful Defender Unit      (410) 209-8680
BALTIMORE COUNTY
To Apply for a Public Defender or questions regarding applications:                                              (443) 648-3341
For general questions if you are a current client or have already applied for services:                  (410) 220-1148, or
            (410) 657-8146
                                                                                                                                               
To speak with someone in the Administration of the Baltimore County Office of the Public Defender:                                                                                                                                    (410) 297-7545
CALVERT COUNTY
     (443) 550-6800
CAROLINE COUNTY
     (410) 635-0308
CECIL COUNTY
     (410) 449-0440
CHARLES COUNTY
     (301) 539-7330
DORCHESTER COUNTY
     (301) 887-3112
FREDERICK COUNTY
     (301) 600-1988
GARRETT COUNTY
     (301) 334-9196
HARFORD COUNTY
     (410) 417-8549
HOWARD COUNTY
     (410) 480-7777
KENT COUNTY
     (410) 914-7041
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Rockville           (301) 563-8900
Silver Spring    (301) 563-8701
PARENTAL DEFENSE DIVISION
To complete the Intake Form, click here.
Core Staff Intake, Qualification, Assignment of Attorneys (Montgomery, Frederick, Washington & Carroll Counties)  
Rosina Awunyo                 (443) 569-6505
Supervising Attorney
Sylvia V. Long:                   (202) 670-6478
Staff Attorneys - Rockville
Aaronette Carter              (443) 837-5014
Sara Dienemann               (301) 637-2725
Dianne Stewart Hamlin    (301) 659-7223
Staff Attorneys - Frederick, Hagerstown, and Westminster
James Zuna                       (240) 310-9819
Diann Gastely                   (240) 285-9219
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
Main office      (301) 952-2159
Hyattsville       (301) 699-2760
QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY
     (410) 819-4022
RECRUITMENT
     (240) 397-8728
ST. MARY'S COUNTY
     (301) 880-2830
SOMERSET COUNTY
     (410) 402-5040
TALBOT COUNTY
     (410) 635-0239
WASHINGTON COUNTY
     (301) 791-4735
WICOMICO COUNTY
     (410) 635-0281
WORCESTER COUNTY
     (301) 531-5107