Hidalgo County Texas
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Hidalgo County Courthouse
100 N. Closner
Edinburg, Texas 78539
Public Defender
Jaime E. Gonzalez, Chief Public Defender

100 N. Closner
5th Floor
Edinburg, TX  78539

Ph: (956) 292-7040
Fx: (956) 292-7049

8:00 am - Noon
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The Hidalgo County Public Defender's Office represents indigent individuals charged with misdemeanor offenses from Arraignment up to and including appeal. In order to represent a client, we must first be appointed by the Hidalgo County Indigent Defense Office or by one of the Hidalgo County Court at Law Judges.

Our staff currently includes six attorneys, an investigator, a jail intake officer, and an administrative assistant.