Contact Information

Greenville County Courthouse
305 East North Street
Suite 123
Greenville, SC 29601


Pickens County Courthouse
214 East Main Street
Suite 310
Pickens, SC 29671


13th Circuit
Public Defender
Juvenile Division
350 Halton Rd
Suite 300
Greenville, SC 29607


Mission Statement

To serve Greenville County and Pickens County through representation of indigent citizens in criminal matters, to bring meaning to our laws, and to promote respect through equality of justice in our courts.


The 13th Judicial Circuit Public Defender Office provides legal representation to indigent adult and juvenile clients charged with offenses heard in the criminal courts within Greenville and Pickens Counties.


Mr. Scalzo is the Circuit Public Defender for the 13th Judicial Circuit, which includes Greenville and Pickens Counties. Mr. Scalzo began as an assistant public defender in the Greenville County Public Defender Office in 2002 and was made Deputy Public Defender in 2008. He became the 13th Circuit Public Defender on February 1, 2018.
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