Indigent Defense

State Links

Alabama

Note: Alabama follows a county system and thus has no state-level indigent defense office. No online information was available for inclusion in this document. 

However, see " About Alabama Indigent Defense " on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' (NACDL) page.

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Office of the State Public Defender  

California County Public Defenders (lists all counties) 

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ)   

Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.  

First District Appellate Project (FDAP). Non-profit law office created under the auspices of the Bar Association of San Francisco and First Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal and Administrative Office of the Courts. Site offers news, practice tools for attorneys, information about the appointment process, and other resources.

Colorado

Connecticut

DC

Delaware

Federal Courts

Association of Federal Defense Attorneys (AFDA)

See also federal defenders listed for each state

Florida

Georgia

Georgia Public Defender Standards Council

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Georgia Capital Defenders

Clayton County Indigent Defense Program

Fulton County Conflict Defender, Inc. (a non-profit organization with information about the firm, plus links to useful information and reports about indigent defense in Georgia)

Rockdale County Public Defender

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Note: Maine follows a county system and thus has no state-level indigent defense office. No online information was available for inclusion in this document.

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Jackson County Public Defender includes information about the public defender, appellate public defender, and youth court public defender.

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Office of Indigent Defense Services: includes links to appellate defender, capital defender, public defenders, and special counsel around the state.

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Note: Utah follows a county system and thus has no state-level indigent defense office. No online information was available for inclusion in this document.

Vermont

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming