The Greene County Public Defender’s Office is located in Bolivar, Missouri, administered by the Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD). The MSPD has approximately 395 staff attorneys assisted by support staff, paralegals, and investigators. This organization is responsible for providing legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes at the State Trial Court, Appellate Court, Missouri Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court. Their mission is to provide high-quality, zealous advocacy for indigent people who are accused of a crime in the state of Missouri and to provide this uncompromised advocacy, the Defender System will supply each client with a high-quality, competent, ardent defense team at every stage of the process in which public defenders are necessary. If you are seeking representation, you must complete an application for Public Defender representation through their online application for services on their website. Alternatively, you can submit a written application at the Greene County office in which your case or charges are pending. For further information on the services offered by the Greene County Public Defender’s Office, please contact them using the information provided on this page.
The Abolitionist Law Center is a public interest law firm inspired by the struggle of political and politicized incarcerated people and organized for the purpose of abolishing class and race-based mass incarceration in the United States.
The Idaho Innocence Project is part of the Forensic Justice Project at Boise State University. Its mission is to correct and prevent wrongful convictions in Idaho through research, education, and litigation.