Proudly Serving Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit


The Fourth Judicial Circuit Public Defender protects the constitutional and statutory rights of all people through effective legal representation of court appointed clients facing criminal charges or mental health commitment proceedings in Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties, Florida.

About Us
Smart Justice
In addition to providing effective legal advocacy for disadvantaged people – including children - who face criminal charges, the Fourth Judicial Circuit Public Defender advocates and practices Smart Justice. This is an idea that has proven to help people in dire need, reduce an offender’s likelihood of committing another crime and conserve precious public funds.

Smart Justice
Case Tracking System
The Case Tracking System is a unique resource provided for PD clients and the general public to access general, public information about the criminal cases we are appointed. The attorney name, courtroom assignment and next court date are available here.

Open Case Tracking System