The Office of State Public Defender was created by SB 2563, becoming active on July 1, 2011. The Office merges the Office of Capital Defense Counsel with the Office of Indigent Appeals.

André de Gruy, State Defender and Director, Capital Defense Counsel Division

George Holmes, Director, Indigent Appeals Division

Beau Rudder, Director, Training Division

Kristi Mullen, Office Manager

Karen Kegley, Webmaster

Office of State Public Defender
6th Floor, Robert E. Lee Building
239 North Lamar
Jackson, MS 39201

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3510
Jackson, MS 39207
601-576-4205 (fax)


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