Mission and Vision

To partner with the community in preventing crime and enhancing public safety by rendering top quality legal representation as needed to enforce constitutionally mandated public defense competently, effectively, efficiently, ethically and vigorously in all criminal, juvenile and civil law appointments in order to achieve justice where rights are protected, due process is received fairly and equally, rehabilitation is effective, recidivism is reduced and re-entry into society as law-abiding and productive residents is realized.

That in addition to a safe, secure, and just society where top-notch legal representation is always provided as required, there are also viable resources available to ensure that those in need receive appropriate mental health treatment, diversion from incarceration without any compromise to safety, locally based substance abuse treatment and services, educational and training opportunities for gainful employment, special protection for children and victims of domestic violence, effective racial profiling prevention, and adequate housing within a community that has put an end to homelessness.