OPD has operated a branch office in Trumbull County since 1984, in order to provide indigent criminal defense representation throughout the courts of Trumbull County.
The branch office is located in the city of Warren. In addition to the staff and attorneys at the branch office, OPD contracts with local attorneys to provide indigent criminal defense representation. Cases handled by staff and contract attorneys range from misdemeanors to capital offenses, and includes juvenile cases and appeals. Attorneys also provide representation in the 11th District Court of Appeals for the cases handled by the branch office in the lower courts, or for defendants who can no longer afford representation at the appellate level.
A drug court program was recently implemented by the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas, and received assistance from the branch office. Although the program has only been in existence a short time, the anticipated rehabilitative benefits for defendants have been evident.
Office of the Ohio Public Defender
250 E. Broad Street Suite 1400
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Ph: (614) 466-5394