Amy Breihan

Missouri public defenders set to hire 53 attorneys with extra funds in state budget

BY: - June 18, 2021

Mary Fox stood before a room full of mostly law-school grads last week to make her case.  “Public defenders are typically warriors, activists or caretakers, and often some of each of those characteristics,” Fox, the director of the state’s public defender system, told them.  “As warriors, we are the attorneys who are in court every […]