Public Defender Advisory Board

Duties and responsibilities of the Montgomery County Public Defender Advisory Board include playing the primary role in appointing the Chief Public Defender for the County. In addition, the Advisory Board supports the successful operation of the Office of the Public Defender and provide input on policy, priorities, and legislation that impact the justice system. The Advisory Board will also identify opportunities to advance equity in the criminal justice system on the local, state, and federal levels and serve as a resource hub and informational clearinghouse for all attorneys in the county who have an indigent defense practice.