Anchorage Municipality Public Defender Records Search

See Anchorage Municipality AK Public Defenders and search free public defenders records. Public defenders are attorneys hired by the court to represent individuals who cannot afford legal representation.


Anchorage Public Defenders Office Ste 200, 900 W 5th Ave Anchorage AK 99501 907-334-4400


Find Anchorage Municipality Public Defender Records

The Anchorage Municipality Public Defender's Office keep records on cases, including trial records, investigation reports, and certain financial documents in Anchorage Municipality, AK. Some of these Anchorage Municipality public records are available upon request.

Records available from the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender's Office

Public Defenders in Anchorage Municipality maintain files on every individual they are assigned to represent. This includes Anchorage Municipality case files, investigation reports, indigence determination records, and more. Some of these Anchorage Municipality public records can be requested from Public Defenders.

Confidential Records in Anchorage Municipality

Some Anchorage Municipality Public Defender records, including case files, contain information that falls under attorney-client privilege. These records may not be available to the Anchorage Municipality public. The rules vary by location, but in most places you cannot obtain case files and other records that are privileged according to Alaska State law. If you request a record that contains confidential information, the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender's office may be willing to provide a redacted copy.

Clients of the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender's Office always have a right to receive copies of their own case files. These are not considered Anchorage Municipality public records requests because the case file is the property of the client.

Anchorage Municipality Financial Records

Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Anchorage Municipality public, and they can be requested from the Public Defender.

Conflict of Interest Records

Public Defenders also file financial Conflict of Interest statements that can be requested through a public records request in Anchorage Municipality. These requests can be made directly to the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.

Contact the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender

You can request records from the Public Defender's Office in several ways including contacting the Anchorage Municipality Office's Records Department and making requests through the Public Defender's website. You may also contact the Anchorage Municipality Public Defender directly by email or telephone.