Contract Attorneys

Attorneys in private practice who contract with the State Public Defender to provide legal reprsentation for indigent persons entitled to court-appointed counsel play a vital role in Iowa's indigent defense system.

Navigate the links on the menu to the left for more information relevant to contract attorneys, including information about obtaining or amending a contract, submitting a fee claim for payment by the State Public Defender, and other helpful information.

Additional resources to assist contract attorneys and public defenders with their indigent defense practice is also available under the Defense Resources menu.