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    Mission Statement

    Office of Court Appointed Counsel’s (OCAC) mission is to assure that adequate legal representation is afforded to all persons eligible for counsel under Arizona law. OCAC works with the Superior Court, Juvenile Court, Court of Appeals and Justice Courts to assign indigent defense cases to the appropriate office: Public Defender, Legal Defender or Contract Attorney. OCAC determines financial eligibility for court appointed counsel and assesses fees to defray part of the cost of providing indigent defense services.

    Employee Directory

    Name Position Phone

    Caryn Caramella

    Deputy Director

    (520) 724-4461

    Colette Burruel


    (520) 724-4460

     Terri Dawson


    (520) 724-4468

     Kristina Dunlap


    (520) 724-4456

     Julia Etters


    (520) 724-4459

    Celeste Lee


    (520) 724-4467

     Jeanne Ritchey


    (520) 724-4453

     Jaron Solsky


     (520) 724-4464

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    Office of Court Appointed Counsel

    33 N. Stone Ave.
    19th floor, Suite 1905
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    (520) 724-4465

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