Welcome to the website of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender: Justice, Fairness and Dignity For All
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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:
To learn more about attorney recruitment as well as law clerk, and volunteer opportunities with OPD click here
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.
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