Registration Open: Risky Business: Working with Compulsive and Self-Endangering Behaviors in Trauma Survivors – August 10 at 10:00 AM

July 19th, 2018|Categories: News||

Registration Open: Defender Summer School – August 6-7


Prof. Denis Keyes, Professor of Education, College of Charleston
Dr. I. Bruce Frumkin, Board-Certified Forensic Psychologist, Pulse Trial
Tania Alavi, Attorney, Florida Capital Resource Center
Brandon K. Breslow, Tampa, Attorney, Kynes, Markman & Felman
Hannah Gorman, Attorney, Florida Center for Capital Representation
Prof. Charles W. Ehrhardt, Author of Florida Evidence and Florida Trial Objections
Dr. […]

July 5th, 2018|Categories: News||

Registration Open: Trauma and Mitigation – June 8 at 8:30 AM

May 30th, 2018|Categories: News||

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

August 31st, 2017|Categories: News||