Vero Beach Office

19th Circuit Public Defender's Office  
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Indian River County, Vero Beach, Florida

2000 16th Avenue, Suite 235, Vero Beach , Florida 32960
 Phone number: (772)770-5080/ Fax number: (772)778-6350
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This office handles criminal cases in both county and circuit court, juvenile cases, mental health cases, and domestic violence injunctions that are under the jurisdiction of Indian River County. The Public Defender’s Office serving Indian River County is located on the second floor of the Indian River County Courthouse in Vero Beach, Florida.

Supervising Attorney
Alan Hunt, Assistant Public Defender
Supervising Secretary
Sheryll Sanderson

Felony Division
Alan Hunt, Assistant Public Defender
Dorothy Naumann, Assistant Public Defender
Justin Barenborg, Assistant Public Defender (Felony VOP)
Sheryll Sanderson, Head Secretary
Bernadette Haney
, Secretary

Misdemeanor Division
Wendy Diaz, Assistant Public Defender
Julie Ziegler, Secretary

Juvenile Division
Wendy Diaz, Assistant Public Defender
Amanda Berwick, Secretary

Please click on the links below to access information on personnel from:
Client Services Program | Offender Re-Entry Program | Diversion / Drug Court Program


Effective July 1, 2006 - Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing. SB 80/Chapter 2006-232, Laws of Florida (Public Records Law Regarding E-mail) Link to External Website