Public Defender

Public Defender

211 York St NE 

Aiken, SC 29801



8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday, excluding holidays

Mission Statement:

The Second Circuit Public Defender is mandated by state law and the Constitution to provide competent, effective, and ethical legal representation to people unable to afford private counsel in cases where life or liberty issues are at stake. We continue to strive to protect the rights of the circuit citizens and to guarantee that they receive equal protection under the law.


Services We Provide:

Attorneys from the Public Defender office are court appointed to represent: Adults charged with crimes in misdemeanor and felony cases, in both Magistrate's and General Sessions Court. Juveniles in delinquency cases petitioned in the Family Court.

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