Orange-Osceola Public Defenders Learn About Fentanyl, Counterfeit Pills

Last week, Public Defender Robert Wesley hosted a seminar on opioids, fentanyl, and counterfeit pills. Guest speakers included Director of the Orange County Drug-Free Coalition Carol Burkett, Hillsborough County Assistant Chief Medical Examiner Dina Swanson, and attorney and forensic consultant Frederic Whitehurst. Read more at


Congratulations UCF! 01/04/2018

Congratulations to our local UCF knights for a perfect season and winning the Peach Bowl.
Picture Credit: 2017 National Champions, twitter.

January 4th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized||

New Years – 12/26/2017

Due to the holiday all of our office locations and courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 1st.

December 26th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized||

Clothing Drive Reminder – 10/26/2017

The 16th Annual Public Defender’s Clothing Drive will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Please bring your clean, serviceable clothing for men, women and children to the circular driveway at the Orange County Courthouse on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Donation receipts will be provided.

Your donations are shared […]

October 26th, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized||

Expunction and Sealing – 10/19/2017

WHAT is expunction and sealing?
Expunction or sealing is the legal process of making a criminal charge inaccessible to the public. When a record is sealed, certain governmental or related organizations will still have access to the individual’s record in its entirety. When a record is expunged, these same entities will be informed that a […]

October 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Hurricane Irma – 9/6/2017

Due to Hurricane Irma all of our office locations and courthouses will be closed on Friday September 8th, Monday September 11th, and Tuesday September 12th.  Please contact your attorney for new court dates or to reschedule an appointment.

September 6th, 2017|Categories: News||

13th annual OCBA Trivia Contest – 8/31/2017

PD9 participated in the 13th annual OCBA Trivia Contest. 1st place costume winner was awarded to team “Tipsy Coachman.”

August 31st, 2017|Categories: News||

Orlando PD Launches New Traffic Stop Safety Campaign – 8/7/2017

The Orlando Police Department launched a new social media campaign to inform citizens on how to handle traffic stops. 

August 7th, 2017|Categories: News||

Students Learn Realities of Court in Public Defender’s Law Camp – 8/2/2017

ORLANDO – Forty youngsters from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida put their summer legal learning to use on August 1 by conducting mock trials at the offices of 9th Judicial Circuit Public Defender Robert Wesley. Since mid-June the students, ages 10-17, have been preparing to match legal wits as a culmination […]

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: News||

Convicted due to fingerprint evidence? – 8/2/2017

If you think you might have been unjustly convicted because of fingerprint evidence from analyst Marco Palacio with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, please fill out the form below and submit.  Someone from our office will contact you regarding your case.








All information submitted is confidential and protected by attorney client privilege.

February 8th, 2017|Categories: News||