Public Defender

Anthony S. Carter

Alcovy Judicial Circuit Public Defender

The Public Defender’s Office for the Alcovy Judicial Circuit is part of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, an independent agency within the executive branch of the state government of Georgia . The mission of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council is to ensure, independently of political considerations or private interests, that each client whose cause has been entrusted to a circuit public defender receives zealous, adequate, effective, timely, and ethical legal representation, consistent with the guarantees of the Constitution of the State of Georgia, the Constitution of the United States and the mandates of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003; to provide all such legal services in a cost efficient manner; and to conduct that representation in such a way that the criminal justice system operates effectively to achieve justice.

[Reference: O.C.G.A. § 17-12-1 (c), Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003]

 

Contact Information

Physical Address:
1160 Pace Street
Covington, GA  30014 

Phone:  (770) 788-3750
Fax:       (770) 788-3757

Staff Information

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About Us

The Walton County Public Defender’s Office was established on July 1, 2001.  John T. Strauss was the first Public Defender.  When the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council was created on January 1, 2005, John T. Strauss was named Circuit Public Defender.  Anthony S. Carter was appointed Circuit Public Defender in October of 2006. 

 

Georgia Public Defender Standards Council – www.gpdsc.org