Marion County Public Defender AgencyAdministration Division
CHIEF PUBLIC DEFENDER: Robert J. Hill 327- 6874CHIEF COUNSEL: Ann Sutton 327- 3982EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: Nikki Tubbs 327- 6874
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER: Deborah Green 327-4458 FINANCIAL PROJECT MANAGER: Aaron Atwell 327-8214CHIEF TRIAL DEPUTY: Diane Black 327-2867
OFFICE MANAGER: Terri Burchell 327-3910
FISCAL DEPUTY: Jackie Miller 327- 6870
HISPANIC COORDINATOR: Al Serrano 327- 4418
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS: Christina Burkhart ; Maria Turner 327-4100
The Office Administration responsible for overseeing all operations of the Public Defender Agency to insure its efficiency and adherence to office policy, budget guidelines and city-county ordinances.
The Chief Public Defender is the chief executive officer and is responsible for the overall operation of the Agency including budget prioritization and approval and general office policy implementation. He is the chief liaison of the Agency to judges, elected officials at all levels of government, and to any other entity that has dealings with the Agency. The Chief Public Defender educates the public as to the functions of the Agency, vigorously pursues equal justice and insures effecient and constitutionally-effective representation to indigent legal citizens of Marion County.
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the management budget. As such, she is responsible for payroll, office equipment and furniture, office security and planning. The CFO is the chief liasion between the Public Defender and the Marion County Auditor.