Council on Public Defense

The Council on Public Defense was established to implement the recommendations of the WSBA Blue Ribbon Panel on Criminal Defense, which was appointed by the Board of Governors in spring 2003 as a first step in addressing concerns about the quality of indigent defense services in Washington.

Key Documents 

Meeting Schedule 

2014-2015 Meeting Schedule

Contact Us

Staff Liaisons
Megan McNally 
206-727-8272
meganm@wsba.org

Barbara Ochota
206-727-8266
barbarao@wsba.org  

Chair
Brooks Holland
Gonzaga University School of Law
509-313-6120
bholland@lawschool.gonzaga.edu

Vice-chair
Eileen Farley
eileen.farley@nwaj.org

Board of Governors Liaison
Governor Karen Denise Wilson
bog@kdwilsonlaw.com