Spokane County
1116 W. Broadway Ave
Spokane, WA 99260
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Applying for a Public Defender

The Spokane County Public Defender's Office cannot represent anyone without first being appointed either by Spokane County Pre-Trial Services or directly by a judge.  Persons in custody will be seen by Pre-Trial Services to determine eligibility for appointment of counsel.  Persons out of custody should follow the instructions below.

Applying for a Court Appointed Attorney

Applications for a Public Defender are taken at the Office of Pre-Trial Services.

You must apply in person - We encourage you to make application immediately after setting a court date.

Where: Office of Pre-Trial Services
1116 W Broadway Ave 
County Courthouse, 1st Floor Annex
Spokane, WA 99260

Phone: 477-3960  

NOTE: You must appear in court on the next scheduled court date whether or not you have met with your Public Defender.