Welcome to the Office of the State Public Defender

The mission of the Office of the State Public Defender (OPD) is to provide effective assistance of counsel and equal access to justice to eligible individuals. We provide public defender services across the state of Montana.

OPD consists of 11 regions throughout the state including trial, conflict and appellate divisions, and maintains offices in approximately 15 cities around Montana. Click here to find the OPD office closest to you.

News & Meeting Notices:

March 2018 Newsletter

March 30, 2018 0 Comments

Proposed Changes to Administrative Rules

March 16th, 1 PM

February 20, 2018 0 Comments

Changes to Contractor Rates

January 29, 2018 0 Comments