Public Records Request
The mission of the Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) is to implement the constitutional and statutory guarantees of counsel and to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of the indigent defense services funded by the state. RCW 2.70.005. Established by the Legislature in 1996, OPD is an independent agency of the judicial branch.
OPD is committed to openess, transparency, and public access to agency administrative records as provided by law. OPD implements these ideals in compliance with Washington Supreme Court General Rule 31.1, which governs access to administrative records of the judicial branch of government.
Any person wishing to request access to public records of OPD should submit an OPD Public Records Request Form. For assistance in submitting a request, contact
Public Records Officer
Office of Public Defense
711 Capitol Way South, Suite 106
Olympia, WA 98504-0957
Telephone no. (360) 586-3164
Fax no. (360) 586-8165