Welcome to Office of the Public Defender - Northern & Southern Districts of Mississippi

Office of the Public Defender -
Northern & Southern Districts of Mississippi

The Office of the Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964 (CJA), 18 USC § 3006A. It provides defense services in federal criminal cases and other covered matters to individuals who are financially unable to obtain representation. A person’s eligibility for our services is determined by the United States District Court..

Resources and information to help our clients and their families.

Find out ways to contact our office and get directions to all our locations.

Helpful information and links for CJA Panel Attorneys.