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Public Defender
1033 West Gardner
Spokane, WA 99260
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Public Defender


The Spokane County Public Defender's Office provides effective representation to individuals entitled to but unable to afford legal counsel. The office's mission is to provide quality, professional, and independent representation of all clients appointed to the office. 

Location and Hours:

Spokane County Public Defender
1033 W Gardner
Spokane, WA 99201

Phone: 509-477-4246
Fax: 509-477-2567 *

* There are over 60 attorneys in our office. If you send a fax, PLEASE name which attorney the fax is directed to.

Other Public Defenders: Some cases originally assigned to this office may be re-assigned to a completely separate Public Defender office, "Counsel for Defense" (also called CFD). That office is located on the 4th floor of the main courthouse annex.  The phone number there is 509-477-4900.

Parking Information

There is metered parking located right outside our building.

Office Hours 

Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are closed on holidays.

Office Departments and Contacts

Position/Name Phone Number
Director: Thomas Krzyminski 477-4812
Chief Deputy: Karen Lindholdt 477-4863
District Court Mental Health: Melissa Haney 477-4836 
Veteran's Court: Steve Horst 477-4817
Dependency Supervisor: Jeff Leslie 477-4821
Civil Commitment contact: Amy Sullivan 477-4828
Drug Court contact: Rik Wallis 477-4842
Internship contact: Kari Reardon 477-4873
Office Manager: Julie Curtis 477-4803
Front Desk Main Number 477-4246