Public Defender

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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.