Indigent Representation Committee


Works in conjunction with the Office of the Public Defender to coordinate and maintain the attorney appointment list for criminal indigent defendants in the 26th Judicial District criminal court system. Committee members must be on the indigent representation list.





2019-20 Chair

Mekka Jeffers-Nelson



Committee Members

Hon. W. Robert Bell
Kevin L. Barnett
Timothy D. Gore
Karen Johnson
Desmond McCallum
M. DeVondria McClure
Colleen Mullan
Daniel P. Roberts


Darwin F. Rice
Kevin P. Tully
Susan Weigand-Williams




Staff Liaison
Shannon R. Reid, Director of Compliance, Ethics & HR -



Volunteer Need / Commitment

This Committee is governed by regulations approved by the NC Office of Indigent Defense Services. Those regulations dictate the various authorities for appointment to this committee. If you are interested in joining this committee, please email Shannon Reid at for more information.