City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.01A
Section 03.01A.420

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.01A Executive and Administrative Organization

Article II. Departments

Section 03.01A.420 Public Defender

The office of public defender provides legal representation to indigent persons accused of misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor charges under the criminal and motor vehicle sections of the Spokane municipal code, who have been appointed by municipal court for representation. The office handles some county cases that have been conflicted to the City through agreement with the Spokane county public defender’s office.

Date Passed: Monday, April 8, 2013

Effective Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

ORD C34964 Section 2