Contact Us

The Office of the Public Defender's headquarters office is located in the City of Trenton at the Hughes Justice Complex.

To contact the Office of the Public Defender about any matter other than a Press Inquiry, a Request for Ancillary Services, a Request for Transcripts for the purpose of an appeal, or an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Request, please use any of the following methods:

Office of the Public Defender
Hughes Justice Complex
25 Market Street
P.O. Box 850
Trenton, NJ 08625-0850


Phone: (609) 292-7087

Fax:  (609) 777-1795

Press Inquiries should be made to Deputy Public Defender Jennifer Sellitti, who can be reached at

All Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Requests should be made to Alison Perrone, First Asst. Deputy Public Defender, Appellate Office of the Public Defender, who can be reached at For OPRA Requests, please use this form.

Requests for ancillary services - with the exception of transcripts needed for the purpose of appeal - made pursuant to Matter of Cannady, 126 N.J. 486 (1991), Matter of Kauffman, 126 N.J. 499 (1991) and State v. Arenas, 126 N.J. 504 (1991) should be directed to Assistant Public Defender Kevin Walker.  

Transcript requests for appellate purposes should be made to Jean Hartmann, Appellate Region, 31 Clinton St., P.O. Box 46003, Newark, NJ 07101.