The Indigent Defense Panel Is Open and Accepting New Attorney Applications as of March 8, 2019.
Sacramento County provides criminal defense counsel when the Public Defender’s Office has a conflict in a case and cannot represent the criminal defendant.
Indigent Defense Panel Member Information contact Mary Burroughs, SCBA Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 564-3780
Information about the Indigent Defense Panel:
- IDP Policies and Procedures
- IDP Application
- IDP Trial Review Form
- App for Upgrade Levels 2 and 3
- App for Upgrade Levels 4, 5 and 6
- Application for regular IDP list
- Minimum Qualifications of IDP Attorneys
- Local Rules
Requirements for Joining the IDP
Maintain malpractice insurance in the amount of $100,000/$300,000. A special policy can be provided that will cover the attorney for these limits only on cases from the IDP. Insurance discounts available.