February 18, 2019 15:06 Updated Follow The Pro Bono Commission and the 12 pro bono districts do not handle criminal cases. If you have a criminal case and cannot afford a lawyer, you may wish to contact the Indiana Public Defenders Office at (317) 232-2475. Related articles How do I find pro bono help? What does the Public Defender of Indiana do? Where is my state tax refund? How long does a new resident to Indiana have before required to purchase Indiana license plates? Where would I find an explanation of the numbering system used in the Indiana trial court system?