Contact Us

Individuals interested in employment with the Office of the Public Defender may forward a resume to us at or by mail to the administrative office below. Resumes for attorney positions should be directed Blaise Trettis, Public Defender; resumes for support staff positions should be directed to Laura Dobson, Secretary Supervisor and resumes for investigative positions should be directed to David J. McGuiness, Chief Investigator.

The Office of the Public Defender has five offices throughout Brevard and Seminole Counties.

The main administrative office is located in Brevard County at:

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building E, Second Floor
Viera, Florida 32940
(321) 617-7373
Fax (321) 617-7353

The main office in Seminole County is located at:

101 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32772
(407) 665-4524
Fax (407) 665-4540

Administrative Personnel:

  • Chief Investigator: David J. McGuiness
  • Chief Assistant Public Defender – Brevard County: Michael M. Pirolo
  • Chief Assistant Public Defender – Seminole County: Jeffery Dowdy
  • Misdemeanor Supervisor – Brevard County: Douglas Reynolds