Public Defender

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Contact Information

Rush County Courthouse
101 East Second Street, Room 315
Rushville, Indiana 46173

Phone: 765-932-4163

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM – 12 PM, 1 PM – 4 PM EST

Staff: Robin Carter, Paralegal
Keitha Miller, Secretary

Public Defender Board Chairman

David Malson

Purpose of Office: Provide quality representation of defendants in criminal cases when appointed by Rush County Courts.  Additionally, the Office of the Public Defender represents some persons in Child in Need of Services cases, Juvenile cases, and Child Support cases when appointed by Rush County Courts.

Chief Public Defender

Bryan E. Barrett

Primary duties of the Public Defender are to:

  • Ensure quality representation of Criminal Defendants.