Pima County Logo
  • Increase font size
  • Decrease font size
  • Print
  • RSS
  • Office of Court Appointed Counsel

    Mission Statement

    The Pima County 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 Phone

     Verne Hill, Director

     (520) 724-4463

    Caryn Caramella, Deputy Director

     (520) 724-4461

    Colette Burruel

    (520) 724-4460

    Terri Dawson

    (520) 724-4468

    Kristina Dunlap

    (520) 724-4456

    Celeste Lee

    (520) 724-4467

    Ryan Maese

     (520) 724-4464

    Jeanne Ritchey

    (520) 724-4453

    Follow UsShare this page

    Office of Court Appointed Counsel

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

    (520) 724-4465


    Department Home
    Department Directory
    Feedback
    Department Forms