October 31, 2013
Human Resources Director
Thomas J. Krzyminski has been appointed Spokane County Public Defender, effective December 1, 2013.
Mr. Krzyminski has been practicing law since 1986. His prior experience includes seven years as an Assistant Public Defender followed by thirteen years as a Senior Attorney with the Counsel for Defense and three years as the Counsel for Defense Manager. Mr. Krzyminski currently holds the grade of Colonel and the position of Chief Defense Counsel for the United States Air Force, Air National Guard.
Mr. Krzyminski will oversee the Spokane County Public Defender’s Office having an annual budget of approximately $6.9 million dollars and consisting of 82 attorneys and support staff.
The 3-member selection committee appointing Mr. Krzyminski was comprised of a representative from the Spokane County Bar Association, Spokane County Superior Court, and Spokane County Board of County Commissioners.
The annual salary of the Public Defender is $140,792.00.
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