Public Defender Commission
Jack F. Grove, Chair
Jack E. Cohen John A. Garrison
Christopher J. Pagan Gary L. Sheets
To defend the statutory and constitutional rights of our clients
by providing effective and ethical legal representation.
Ohio’s Public Defender system was created in 1976 by Chapter 120 of the Ohio Revised Code. The Butler County Public Defender’s office operates to defend those who are accused of a criminal offense and are at risk for losing their freedom.
We provide legal services to people who meet the qualifications under the income guidelines set forth by the Ohio Public Defender’s office.
Location & Directions
We are located in the Butler County Government Services Center
315 High Street - 8th Floor - Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12- 1 p.m. daily.
We observe federal holidays.