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County Recognizes ‘Public Defense Day’

If you know someone who works in the public defender’s office, give them a handshake or a hug. Today is National Public Defense Day…

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Interim County Public Defender Keri Klein says her office is about more than just defending a client during a trial…

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Klein says there’s no elaborate celebration planned for the day, but they are going to take a little time out for some self-recognition…

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There are 13 members of the Nevada County Public Defenders Office. Klein estimates that about 80 percent of people booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility end up being represented by a public defender.

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