PDD Boston Trial Office

75 Federal Street, Boston, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02110 Phone: (617) 209-5500 Fax: (617) 523-0354 Boston, MA





The talented and dedicated public defenders in the PDD Boston Trial Office represent adult indigent clients on a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor charges in the Suffolk Superior Court, the Chelsea District Court and the following divisions of the Boston Municipal Court: Central and East Boston. For inquires regarding matters in Dorchester, Roxbury, or West Roxbury please contact the Roxbury Defenders office at 617-989-8100.

Managing Director:

Allison S. Cartwright

Attorney in Charge:

Carla Barrett
Send Email 617 209-5564

Supervising Attorneys:

Tim Brown
Send Email 617 209-5508

Rebecca Kozak (Interim Supervisor)
Send Email 617-209-5565

Supervising Senior Trial Counsel

John Hayes
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Staff Attorneys:

Katrina Farias
Send Email  617-209-5529

Michael Ferris

Jeffrey Garland
Send Email  617-209-5548

Kaitlyn Gerber
Send Email 617-209-5568

Rebecca Kozak
Send Email 617 209-5565

Jessica Mitten
Send Email 617 209-5540

Patrick Simmons
Send Email 617 209-5502

Jessica Studstill
Send Email 617 209-5068

Jacob Hayward
Send Email 617-209-5546

Sabrina Lee
Send Email 617-209-5507

Jacob Maddox
Send Email 617-209-5556

Kajahna Matos
Send Email 617-209-5542

Tanvi Verma
Send Email 617-209-5566

Social Service Advocates:

Sarah Laughlin
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Katie Siempelkamp, Supervising Social Service Advocate
Send Email

Amy Thissell
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Barbara Gordon, Investigator
(Send Email)

Administrative Support Staff:

Sam DeJesus, AA Supervisor
(Send Email) 617 209-5555
Paola Reyes
(Send Email)



Our court-appointed attorney’s serve in the following courthouses:

Boston Municipal Court – Central Division
24 New Chardon Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 788-8700
Fax: (617) 788-874752

Boston Municipal Court – East Boston Division
37 Meridian Street
East Boston, MA 02128
Phone: (617) 569-7550 Ext. 5
Fax: (617) 561-4988

Chelsea District Court
120 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: (617) 660-9200
Fax: (617) 660-9215

Suffolk Superior Court
3 Pemberton Square
Boston, MA 02108