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Court-Appointed Counsel Registry

Section 27.40, Florida Statutes, requires the chief judge of the judicial circuit to compile a list of attorneys in private practice, by category of cases, who are available for appointment when the Public Defender’s Office and the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel are unable to provide representation due to a conflict of interest. 


The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit is NO LONGER accepting applications for Court-Appointed Counsel for the 28 categories or the Children With Special Needs category for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  Please check our website in April 2017 for application information for fiscal year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 


To view the current list of attorneys registered for each category of case, select the link below:


FY1617 Court-Appointed Counsel Registry


FY1617 Children With Special Needs Registry


Justice Administrative Commission