The Office of Public Defense administers state funds appropriated to provide legal representation
for indigent parents in dependency and termination cases and for appellate indigent defendants.
The Office also distributes appropriated funds to counties and cities to improve trial-level public
The Office's public defense service managers consult with counties and cities regarding public
defense contracts and other issues. The Office works under the supervision and direction of the
Office of Public Defense Advisory Committee to develop and administer programs. The Advisory
Committee includes members appointed by the Chief Justice of the Washington State Supreme
Court, the Governor, the Court of Appeals, the Washington State Bar Association, and two
Senators and two Representatives selected from each of the two largest caucuses by the
President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively. The Director
of the Office is appointed by the Washington State Supreme Court.
The Office has 14 employees. Sources of funding include appropriations from the Public
Education and Savings Account as well as the General Fund. The operating budget for the
2005-07 biennium was $31.9 million.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
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The Washington State Office of Financial Management publishes state/college, name/jobtitle/salary information every 2 years. This information is from: http://www.ofm.wa.gov/persdetail/
10/24/12 note: I put a Z after all the last names, it saves me a few hassles.
Name Job Title 2010 Gross Earnings BALLEWZ, BRETT W PARENTS REP PROGRAM MANAGER 83979.73 COPLENZ, DEBORAH D ADMIN ASSISTANT 56894.31 D'ANNUNZIOZ, JACOB DYLAN PROG MANAGER 35743.32 DAVISZ, RENE L SR FIN ANALYST 52339.37 DELONGZ, DAVID S PUBLIC DEFENSE SERVICES MANAGER 90600.19 DOWDZ, PATRICK K PROG MANAGER 9234.84 FLYNNZ, SEAN JOSEPH APPELLATE PROGRAM MANAGER 78072.31 HEARDZ, MICHAEL J SOCIAL SERVICES MANAGER 80053.38 JOHNSONZ, JULIE R ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 44727.63 KURIYAMAZ, KATHERINE PUBLIC DEFENSE SERVICES MANAGER 92037.26 MARTINZ, CANDACE M EXECUTIVE ASSIST 49372.96 MC AFERTYZ, SHARON L SR FIN ANALYST 62233.62 MCSHERRYZ, SOPHIA BYRD DEPUTY DIRECTOR 98934.86 MOOREZ, JOANNE I DIRECTOR 122372.83 WATSONZ, AMELIA S PROG MANAGER 72471.43By clicking on the rainbow colored square icon, you can see information about the people who look at these webpages. These statistics report meters are free to anybody.
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