Public Defender


Upson Public Defender

715 Andrews Drive

Thomaston, GA 30286

Phone (706)647-7020

Contact: Alan Adams


Public Defender
Alan Adams-Public Defender
Monica Hamlett-Assistant Public Defender

The Georgia Public Defender Standards Council is an independent agency within the executive branch of the state government of Georgia . The mission of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council is to ensure, independently of political considerations or private interests, that each client whose cause has been entrusted to a circuit public defender receives zealous, adequate, effective, timely, and ethical legal representation, consistent with the guarantees of the Constitution of the State of Georgia, the Constitution of the United States and the mandates of the Georgia Indigent Defense Act of 2003; to provide all such legal services in a cost efficient manner; and to conduct that representation in such a way that the criminal justice system operates effectively to achieve justice.