County and City Public Defender Offices

If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, you may ask the court to appoint a public defense attorney to represent you. The determination of eligibility for a court appointed attorney is handled by the local court.

The following counties and cities provide local public defender agencies to represent adults and juveniles who are accused of a crime and cannot afford to pay a lawyer. These agencies may be reached at the phone numbers listed. To find public defense help in a county or city not listed below, contact the court in which the charges are filed.

Benton County Office of Public Defense

7122 W Okanogan Pl, Bldg A
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 509-222-3700

Counsel for Defense of Chelan County

115 S Chelan Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: 509-663-2444

Clallam Public Defender

516 E. Front Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: 360-452-3307

Clark County Indigent Defense Office

1300 Franklin Street, Suite 662
P.O. Box 5000
Vancouver, WA 98666-5000
Phone: 564-397-2333

Cowlitz County Office of Public Defense

1801 1st Ave Ste 1A
Longview, WA 98632
Phone: 360-578-7430

Douglas County Office of Public Defense

110 2nd St
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Phone: 509-888-2743

Franklin County Office of Public Defense

1016 N 4th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: 509-543-2989

Grant County Public Defense

35 C Street NW, Suite 401
P.O. Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823
Phone: 509- 754-6027

Grays Harbor County Department of Public Defense

100 W. Broadway #1
Montesano, WA 98563
Phone: 360-964-1599

Jefferson Associated Counsel

624 Polk Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360-385-5613

King County Department of Public Defense

710 Second Ave, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-296-7662

Kitsap County Office of Public Defense

614 Division Street, MS-40
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: 360-337-7015

Kittitas County Department of Public Defense

205 W 5th Ave
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: 509-962-7042

Mason County Public Defense

411 North Fifth Street
Shelton, Washington 98584
Phone: 360-427-9670

Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel

Phone: also serves municipal courts of Tacoma, Gig Harbor and Fircrest-
949 Market Street, Suite 334
Tacoma, WA 98402-2194
Phone: 253-798-6062

City of Seattle- Municipal Court Indigent Screening Program

Seattle Justice Center
600 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1900
Phone: 206-615-0705

San Juan County Public Defender

350 Court St #5
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: 360-774-9035

Skagit County Office of Assigned Counsel

205 W. Kincaid, Suite #301
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-416-1690

Skagit County Public Defender

121 Broadway
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-416-1650

Snohomish County Office of Public Defense

3000 Rockefeller Avenue M/S 209
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: 425-388-3500

Snohomish County Public Defender Association

2722 Colby Avenue, Suite 200
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: 425-339-6300

Spokane County Public Defender Office

1033 West Gardner
Spokane, WA 99260
Phone: 509-477-4246

City of Spokane Public Defender

824 North Monroe
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: 509-835-5955

Stevens County Office of Public Defense

215 S Oak, Rm 210
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: 509-684-3024

Thurston County Public Defense

926 24th Way SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Phone: 360-754-4897

Whatcom County Public Defender

215 North Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: 360-778-5640

Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel

104 North 1st Street
Yakima, WA 98901
Phone: 509- 574-1160