Welcome from the Office of Federal Public Defender - District of Connecticut

Mission Statement

The Office of the Federal Defender for the District of Connecticut advocates for indigent defendants charged with federal crimes. We provide zealous and comprehensive legal representation for our clients, protecting their rights and their dignity by raising vigorous legal and factual defenses and telling their unique stories in the most compelling way.

In addition to representing individual clients, our office provides ongoing education and training to the criminal defense bar based on our experience and legal scholarship.

We promote the ideals established by the Bill of Rights and the Criminal Justice Act to ensure the fair, impartial, and equal administration of justice.