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The Dexter Horton Building
710 Second Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104

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Phone and email:
Phone: 206-296-7662 or Toll Free: 1-844-935-3534
Fax: 206-296-0587
TTY: 711 Relay Service

Staff: If you wish to contact a specific staff member, please see the King County Employee Directory.

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


King County Courthouse
516 Third Avenue, Room E-820
Seattle, WA 98104

Maleng Regional Justice Center
401 Fourth Ave N, Room 1-B (1101)
Kent, WA 98032

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DPD has four divisions that provide legal services. Each division has an office in Seattle and in Kent. Here are the divisions' addresses:

ACA Division (Associated Counsel for the Accused)
    710 Second Avenue, Suite 1000
    Seattle, WA 98104

And in Kent: 
    420 West Harrison, Suite 201
    Kent, WA  98032

ND Division (Northwest Defenders)
    710 Second Avenue, Suite 250
    Seattle, WA 98104

And in Kent: 
    420 West Harrison, Suite 102
     Kent, WA  98032

SCRAP Division (Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons)
    710 Second Avenue, Suite 1050
    Seattle, WA 98104

And in Kent:
    420 West Harrison, Suite 101
    Kent, WA  98032

TDA Division (The Defender Association)
    710 Second Avenue, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

And in Kent:
    420 West Harrison, Suite 202
    Kent, WA  98032


ON-CALL ATTORNEY ADVICE | (206) 477-8899

The Department of Public Defense provides on-call attorney services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone in custody or under investigation who is seeking the advice of an attorney. It is also available to a police agency seeking the involvement of counsel (e.g., DUI investigations, suspects in need of representation for a lineup, or other situations where defense counsel is required or helpful).