The Public Defender's Office provides legal representation as court-appointed
attorneys for indigent clients in criminal cases, including felony, misdemeanor
and selected civil cases, as well as for juveniles in criminal cases, and for
children and their families in Child Protective hearings. Application for a
Public Defender must be submitted to District Court, downstairs in the Justice
Building at 324 Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene. A judge must grant the application.