Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore City
www.opd.state.md.us

From agency: Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Resource Details
Description OVERVIEW: Provides legal representation to individuals who have been arrested or summoned for a jailable offense. 

SERVICES:
INCARCERATED CLIENT: Clients first go through the diagnostic center at the Detention Center. After they have been classified by area of incarceration, they are interviewed to see if they are eligible for a public defender. Also can assist clients who have been sentenced and need assistance with appeals, modifications and other legal matters.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 4PM
Tue: 8:30AM 4PM
Wed: 8:30AM 4PM
Thu: 8:30AM 4PM
Fri: 8:30AM 4PM
Program
Eligibility Indigent persons who have been charged with a crime or misdemeanor. All qualifications decided by the Commissioner.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information. Client must see a District Court Commissioner.
Documents Required Call for information.
Volunteer Requirements 18 and older.
Volunteer Duties Clerical duties and assisting attorneys. Visit the website for more information.
Programs at this agency Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore County
Office of the Public Defender, Anne Arundel County, Glen Burnie
Office of the Public Defender, Anne Arundel County, Annapolis
Office of the Public Defender, Carroll County
Office of the Public Defender, Cecil County
Office of the Public Defender, Harford County
Office of the Public Defender, Washington County
Office of the Public Defender, Allegany County
Office of the Public Defender, Frederick County
Office of the Public Defender, Dorchester County
Office of the Public Defender, Calvert County
Office of the Public Defender, Charles County
Office of the Public Defender, Wicomico County
Office of the Public Defender, Talbot County
Office of the Public Defender, Somerset County
Office of the Public Defender, St. Mary's County
Office of the Public Defender, Queen Anne's County
Office of the Public Defender, Prince George's County
Office of the Public Defender, Montgomery County
Office of the Public Defender, Howard County
Office of the Public Defender, Caroline County
Office of the Public Defender, Garrett County
Office of the Public Defender, Worcester County


Contact Information
Toll Free Number 877-430-5187
Fax Number 410-333-4864
Main 410-333-4900 EX 393
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Sites offering this Program 201 St. Paul Place
500 North Calvert Street
5800 Wabash Avenue
1400 East North Avenue
700 East Patapsco Avenue