Defense Resources

Johnson County CourthouseThe State Public Defender seeks to ensure that all indigent persons in Iowa are provided high-quality legal representation in criminal, juvenile, and other eligible proceedings in the most efficient and fiscally responsible manner. 

In an effort to further that mission, a number of resources are provided to assist public defenders and other court-appointed counsel in improving the quality of their representation.  Check out the resources by navigating the links on the menu to the left.