Receptionist: Hannah Hawkins

600 Scott Street
Suite 204
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
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Phone: (940)766-8199

Fax: (940)716-8561

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wichita County Public Defender’s Office is to provide quality legal representation to indigent citizens accused of crimes in Wichita County, Texas, through effective, competent, ethical and timely means. 

Goals and Objectives

We will provide our clients with effective, quality legal services.  We are committed to excellence.

We will zealously represent our clients’ interests with courage, devotion, and uncompromised advocacy according to the law and to the utmost of our learning and ability.

 We will respect the human worth and dignity of our clients, and will endeavor to understand their cultural backgrounds.

We will deal ethically with our clients, the courts, and all other representatives of the criminal justice system.

We will provide assistance to all attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent clients.

The Office will provide an environment that enables its employees to provide quality legal services.

The Office will use efficiently its physical and human resources.

The Office will provide equal opportunity to all employees and potential employees.

The Office’s management will be effective and fiscally responsible. The Office will be managed in accordance with generally accepted principles for organizations of a similar size, scope and purpose, but only to the extent that those principles do not interfere with the quality of our legal services.

Personnel

Alicia Tezaguic
Investigator

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Ashley Burns
Intake/ Case Initiation

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David Bost
First Assistant Public Defender

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Donnie Spaulding
Investigator

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Haleigh Loffler
Secretary

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Hannah Hawkins
Receptionist

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Phone: (940) 766-8100
Ext. 8199

Janet Cannedy
Legal Secretary

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Jarret Noll
Assistant Public Defender

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Joseph Vrechek
Assistant Public Defender

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Kevin Cowley
Investigator

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Lauren Davis
Legal Secretary

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Mark Ruddy
Investigator

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Marty Cannedy
Senior Assistant Public Defender

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Melvin K. Horany Jr.
Appellate Attorney

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Paula Roberson
Case Administrator

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Rebecca Ruddy
Senior Assistant Public Defender

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Roger White
Assistant Public Defender

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S. Aaron Holland Jr.
Assistant Public Defender

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Shawnee Lofland
Mental Health Case Manager

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William Hull Jr.
Assistant Public Defender

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