Where are you located?
- Swinomish Defense Services is located on the second floor of the Social Services building. Due to COVID-19, when an in-person meeting is necessary, the public defender is arranging to meet with clients in alternative locations that allow for social distancing.
How do I qualify for the public defender?
- If you are charged with a crime in Swinomish Tribal Court, you are eligible to receive legal assistance from SDS.
Does the public defender handle any civil cases?
- At this time, the public defender does not handle civil cases. Please feel free to contact Swinomish Defense Services to identify alternative legal assistance.