Rhode Island Public Defender

Our mission is to provide high quality representation to our clients, fulfilling the governmental obligation of effective assistance of counsel, fundamental fairness and due process. Our goal is to provide client-centered advice, holistic representation and zealous advocacy. Our commitment is to treat our clients with dignity, compassion and fairness.
Mary S. McElroy, Public Defender
Rhode Island Public Defender
160 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-3492

Clothing Closets

In addition to our resources, we maintain two clothing closets. These clothing closets are generously supplied by donations from our staff, the Salvation Army, and the Rhode Island Donation Exchange, provide clothing to our clients. The clothing includes warm winter clothes as well as court-appropriate attire. Our Providence clothing closet is in Garrahy Judicial Complex and our other closet is in Kent County Courthouse.


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