About OPD

Welcome to the website of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender: Justice, Fairness and Dignity For All

For immediate assistance,
call 1 877 430 5187 during
normal business hours.

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The Public Defender is
Paul B. DeWolfe

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Divisions

There are eight statewide divisions within the Office of the Public Defender (OPD).

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Districts

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.

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Careers

There are no current employment opportunities for attorneys at this time.

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Website design and development supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute – Baltimore