The Kentucky Public Defender’s Department of Public Advocacy Murray Trial office is a branch office in Western Kentucky. With one Directing Attorney, a team of Public Defenders and other support staff, the Murray Office serves clients in Calloway, Graves, and Marshall counties. Their mission is to provide high-quality, client-centered legal representation to indigent persons of all ages, accused of crimes or facing a deprivation of liberty throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Murray office represents clients with misdemeanor and felony cases in the counties mentioned above. Before the trial, the Public Defenders review discovery materials, discuss any plea offers, contact witnesses, discuss your right to testify, discuss any potential defenses to your charges, discuss what your lawyer plans to argue to the jury on your behalf and gathers knowledge about your criminal history, background, about your family and future. The Public Defender’s website consists of useful resources such as the Know Your Rights page and the criminal procedure in Kentucky. If the court has assigned a public defender to your case in Calloway, Graves, and Marshall counties, please contact the office head in the Murray office using the contact information listed here.