Towaliga Circuit Public Defender's Office

Placement Description:

Our office represents clients who cannot afford to hire an attorney in a criminal case.  We handle juvenile, misdemeanor and felony cases.

Description of Student Work:

Legal research, case law. Attend court proceedings. Written arguments, etc.  Client & witness contact. Investigation.

Student Preference:

No prefernece

Semester Participation:

Summer, Fall & Spring



Mr. Doug Smith, Circuit Public Defender

Tina Thornton (office manager)


54 North Jackson Street

Forsyth, Georgia 30129

Phone: (478) 994-0040