U.S. District Court Public Defender

6411 Ivy Ln
Greenbelt MD 20770

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<p>The office for the U.S. District Court Public Defender is located in Greenbelt. The purpose of the public defender is to represent defendants who cannot afford their own lawyer but still deserve an adequate defense. Also handled in the Public Defender's office is federal misdemeanors, felonies, parole and probation violations, writs of habeas corpus, grand jury representation, direct appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and petitions for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court.</p>