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A Message from the Public Defender

Welcome to the Navajo County Public Defender website. Our principal offices are located in the Navajo County Governmental Complex two miles south of Holbrook, Arizona.  Our office is staffed by five lawyers, one investigator, and five support staff. We handle cases in the justice courts of Holbrook, Kayenta, Winslow, Snowflake, Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside, and Navajo County Superior Court.

 

Department Description

The Public Defender represents indigent defendants charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes. The United States Constitution guarantees the right to counsel in all criminal prosecutions. As advocates, we investigate the facts, review evidence, and consider all possible defenses. 

 

Mission Statement

The Navajo County Public Defender is dedicated to protecting the fundamental rights of indigent defendants by providing superior legal representation in criminal cases.