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Mifflin County > Public Defender
Public Defender: Robert Ferguson
Jane Ross

Office Contact Information:


  • Phone: (717) 242-2591
  • Fax: (717) 242-6822
  • Email: Email Address
    15 North Dorcas Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
  • Scroll down for directions

  • About the  Department
    The Public Defender represents individuals lacking sufficient funds to afford private counsel, who are charged with either misdemeanors or felonies. The Public Defender is also appointed to represent individuals charged with summary offenses who face incarceration, and juveniles who are charged with offenses under the crimes code. This office represents patients at the Lewistown Hospital who are committed for mental care and subject to the Mental Health Act.

    Directions to this office from the Courthouse
    Go Southeast on North Wayne Street heading toward West Market Street.  Turn left onto West Market Street.  Enter the roundabout and take the second exit onto East Market Street.  Make a left onto North Dorcas Street.  On the right-hand side of the road you will see the office of the Public Defender.