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  • Office of Court Appointed Counsel

    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
    Robert Hirsh Director (520) 724-4460
    Caryn Caramella Deputy Director
    (520) 724-4461
    Lois Burlingham Administrative Specialist (520) 724-4462
    Terri Daniel
      (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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