Salt Lake Public Defender Records Search

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


Utah State Federal Defender 46 Broadway Salt Lake UT 84101 801-524-4010


Find Salt Lake Public Defender Records

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

Records available from the Salt Lake Public Defender's Office

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

Confidential Records in Salt Lake

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

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

Salt Lake Financial Records

Public Defenders also maintain financial records that document payments made by the Salt Lake, Utah Government for retaining the services of a Public Defender. These financial records are open to the Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake. These requests can be made directly to the Salt Lake Public Defender. In some cases, the Public Defender's office may provide online request forms.

Contact the Salt Lake Public Defender

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