Contact Information

Greenville County Courthouse
305 East North Street
Suite 123
Greenville, SC 29601


Pickens County Courthouse
214 East Main Street, B-240
Pickens, SC 29671


Mission Statement

To serve Greenville County and Pickens County through representation of indigent citizens in criminal matters, to bring meaning to our laws, and to promote respect through equality of justice in our courts.


The 13th Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office provides legal representation to indigent adult and juvenile clients charged with offenses heard in the criminal courts within Greenville and Pickens Counties.


Mr. Mauldin is Chief Public Defender for the 13th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association in Washington, DC (Chairman 2014-2016). Mr. Mauldin is a Master of the Bench in the Haynsworth/Perry American Inn of Court and is listed in Who's Who in America.
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