We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.


Patrick J. Crowley

Chief Public Defender

In addition to his administrative duties as the head of the Office of the Public Defender, Mr. Crowley manages the felony docket and represents clients with the highest severity felonies.

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Email me:
pcrowley@mqtco.org


Jeffrey M. Schroder

Senior Public Defender

Mr. Schroder represents clients with high-severity felony charges.

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Email me:
jschroder@mqtco.org


Dakota A. Fountain

Deputy Chief Public Defender

Ms. Fountain manages the misdemeanor docket and represents clients who have both misdemeanor and felony cases.

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Email me:
dfountain@mqtco.org


Patrick L. Jennings

Public Defender

Mr. Jennings represents clients with drug and alcohol related felonies.

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Email me:
pjennings@mqtco.org


Lauren E. Calef

Public Defender

Ms. Calef represents clients who have all range of misdemeanors.

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Email me:
lcalef@mqtco.org