Law Offices of the Public Defender

20th Judicial Circuit

Kathleen A. Smith

Meet Your Public Defender

Kathleen A. Smith is the Public Defender for the 20th Judicial Circuit, proudly serving Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades counties.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Been arrested? Not sure where to get the help you need? Get started here.

County Resources

The 20th Judicial Circuit encompasses Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry & Glades Counties. Click here to learn more about county-specific services and resources.

You’re Not Alone

The office of the Public Defender fiercely defends the constitutional rights of our clients and employs a model of 360-degree service. Visit our Client Info tab to learn more.