Office of the Public Defender


It is the responsibility of the Office of the Public Defender to provide free legal representation for any person charged with a criminal matter or with contempt due to a failure to pay support in Union County, who for lack of funds is unable to afford an attorney.

To apply for services, you must complete an application which you may obtain by calling (570) 524-8780 or requesting by mail. All information must be completed and the application must be dated and signed. Please mail or submit in person your completed application and appropriate verifications. Once your application has been processed, you will be notified by letter as to whether your application is approved or denied.

Contact Information

Union County Courthouse
103 south Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Phone: (570) 524-8780
Fax: (570) 524-8740

Office Hours

8:30am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Mailing Address

Office of the Union County Public Defender
Union County Courthouse
103 South Second Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837


Staff: Public Defender