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Franklin County Office of Public Defense RFQ Superior Court Felony Panel
May 17, 2019 | Mana

Franklin County Office of Public Defense seeks statements of qualifications from qualified attorneys to provide public defense services on its Franklin County Superior Court Felony Panel.

Franklin County provides indigent defense services through the Franklin County Office of Public Defense. All indigent defense services for Franklin County Superior Court are provided by contracted attorneys. Superior Court criminal dockets in Franklin County are on Tuesdays. Contract public defenders are responsible for regularly appearing on the docket where pending cases in their pre-trial stages are addressed, and also where some new cases are arraigned and assigned directly to public defenders.

Base annual compensation is $90,000/yr for 145 cases for 2019 and$92,000/yr for 2020.  Additional compensation will be provided for: *Trial per diem Р$400 per day/$200 per half day.

Please click here for more information and how to apply.