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
Office Locations
Public Defender offices are located throughout the state, including in all court buildings.


Information@ripd.org
RIPD Main Office
160 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401)222-3492
Fax: (401)222-5225

Licht Judicial Complex
250 Benefit Street
4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401)222-1312
Fax: (401)222-3903

Garrahy Judicial Complex
1 Dorrance Plaza
1st Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401)458-3050
Fax: 458-3110

Noel Judicial Complex, Kent County
222 Quaker Lane
Suite 100
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401)822-6875
Fax: (401)822-6878

McGrath Judicial Complex, Washington County
4800 Tower Hill Road
Suite 243
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401)782-4180
Fax: (401)782-4188

Murray Judicial Complex, Newport
45 Washington Square
3rd Floor
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401)841-8320
Fax: (401)841-8325

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