The Public Defender represents some persons who cannot afford to pay their own lawyer. The Public Defender represents: persons accused of crimes,
juveniles in legal actions, and persons in mental health hearings.
The term of office for the Public Defender is four years. The Public Defender is currently paid $222,361 per year.
Qualified Candidates for Public Defender
- Jeff Adachi (Incumbent)
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