Most felony cases presenting a conflict of interest for the Spokane County Public Defender's office are handled by a separate county agency; Counsel for Defense at 509-477-4900.
Felony cases which Counsel for Defense cannot handle are represented by private attorneys in Spokane, pursuant to a personal services contract.
Misdemeanor cases which present a conflict are handled by the City of Spokane Public Defender at 509-835-5955. In very rare instances, private counsel will be hired to handle a conflict case.
Juvenile delinquency conflicts are handled by Counsel for Defense, above, or private attorneys.