Black River Falls Public Defenders Office 438 North Water Street Black River Falls WI 54615 23.1 miles from 54773 715-284-9553
Winona Public Defenders Office 3 E 3rd St Winona MN 55987 29.6 miles from 54773 507-453-2970
Sparta Public Defenders Office 111 W Oak St Sparta WI 54656 39.1 miles from 54773 608-269-0200
Wisconsin State Public Defenders Office Ste 200, 205 5th Ave S La Crosse WI 54601 40.1 miles from 54773 608-785-9531
A public defender is an attorney who represents people who cannot afford to hire legal representation. Public defenders also represent juveniles, people facing civil commitment, and others who need legal advocacy but cannot afford an attorney. Public defenders are appointed by the court.
Public defenders keep records on their cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents. Some of these records are available to the public.