The Crawford County Office of Public Defender shall furnish legal counsel to any person who is charged with a qualified criminal offense, and, for lack of funds as determined by office guidelines, is unable to obtain legal counsel.
Applications are taken by
Download an application for a Public Defender
here. Download a Juvenile application for a Public Defender here. Applications can be sent via email to
(Incarcerated defendants can request an application from the jail officials.)
Telephone: (814) 333-7367 or (800) 982-9019
Office Hours: 8:30am-Noon, 1pm-4:30pm
This office represents the following types of cases*:
*Situations where the District Judge indicates that a penalty of incarceration is likely if a conviction results.
View your case docket online at
Instructions On How to Search Your Case Docket Online