The Ada County Public Defender’s office provides legal representation in over 15,000 cases per year for individuals who are not able to afford the services of private counsel.
Led by Anthony R. Geddes, the Office of the Ada County Public Defender employs 64 attorneys, 19 support staff members, eight investigators, and one social worker.
The Office uses a team approach to provide the best quality representation to our clients.
Within the pages of this website, you will find information regarding the role, functions, and services of the Public Defender, the history of the office, employment opportunities, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Online database of current jail inmates is provided courtesy of the Ada County Sheriff. The database is updated daily.