Rockdale County Public Defender

Placement Information:

The Public Defender’s Office handles criminal cases in State Court and Superior Court. Defendants with a juvenile case should contact Juvenile Court for assistance. The Public Defender does not handle civil cases and does not take traffic court cases.

Description of Student Work:

If students are eligible for third year practice, they will perform preliminary ad bond hearings

Student Preference:

2L’s 3L’s and students eligible for third year practice

Semester Participation:

Summer, Fall, Spring


Mr. James Steven Purvis , Public Defender


922 Center Street

Conyers , GA 30012

Phone: (770) 278-7820