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Stevens County Seeks County Public Defender
March 27, 2024 | Erin Stewart

The Stevens County Public Defender Office will provide quality legal defense to indigent individuals in the Courts of Stevens County. The County Public Defender will oversee the County’s indigent defense contracts and management of contracted public defenders under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners. The attorney will represent clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation and investigation, plea negotiations, trial and sentencing. The attorney may also represent indigent clients in involuntary commitment, truancy, Youth at Risk, CHINS and dependency proceedings. The primary caseload will consist of misdemeanor, juvenile or adult felony cases.

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