The Office of the Ohio Public Defender has several Contract Attorney Opportunities available.
This memo from State Public Defender Tim Young provides information regarding indigent defense reimbursement and COVID-19.
The Ohio State Bar Association has developed a webpage which features several links to sources of information on the guidance courts around Ohio are issuing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our thanks to the Ohio State Bar Association for providing this resource.
The Office of the Ohio Public Defender (OPD) has prepared a pro se motion for judicial release and a pro se motion for early termination of jail sentence in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both forms are for individuals who may be at high risk of complications from COVID-19. The motions are fillable PDF forms so they can be filled out online and printed for filing.
Visit coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4ASKODH for answers.
After 10 years and seven months of incarceration, Tim Howard—an innocent man—was freed from prison on July 8, 2017. Tim's release was made possible by the Office of the Ohio Public Defender Wrongful Conviction Project's hard work and relentless pursuit of justice.
On June 21 and June 23, the Office of the Ohio Public Defender is co-sponsoring a workshop entitled "Working with Clients with Mental Illness and Intellectual Disability."
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