- To maintain an indigent defense program as required by state law, and as specified by the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council for those persons who are not able to afford legal representation in criminal cases in Cobb County.
- To determine eligibility of those individuals requesting a court appointed attorney with the use of an application which includes a financial statement of the defendant. Appointing attorneys to those individuals that qualify as set forth in the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council's guidelines.
- Maintain a list of qualified attorneys to serve on the panel.
- Provide support services to the various courts and panel attorneys involved in appointed criminal cases.
For more information, please call 770-528-1950.