Dekalb County Public Defender's Office (Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit)
The DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office (Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit) represents indigent clients accused of committing crimes in DeKalb County. We represent clients in all courts in DeKalb County.
Description of Student Work:
Under the supervision of an attorney the student will be responsible for interviewing clients as well as writing, researching and preparing legal motions and memorandum and assisting attorneys in all phases of trial preparation. Third year practice students will have the opportunity to experience all courtroom procedures including preliminary hearings, arraignments, pre-trial hearings, motion hearings and jury trials.
Students eligible to practice under the 3rd year practice act
Summer, Fall & Spring
Ms. Claudia Saari, Circuit Public Defender
120 W. Trinity Place
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Phone: (404) 371-2222