Office of State Public Defender

CENTRAL SERVICES DIVISION

17 W. Galena, Butte MT 59701
Ph: 496-6080

FAX 496-6098

Email Us

PUBLIC DEFENDER DIVISION 

P.O. Box 200145, Helena, MT 59620

Ph: 444-5387

APPELLATE DEFENDER DIVISION 

555 Fuller, PO Box 200147, Helena, MT 59620

Ph: 444-9505
FAX 442-6227

CONFLICT DEFENDER DIVISION 

44 W. Park, Butte, MT 59701

Ph: 496-6385

Website http://publicdefender.mt.gov/

Administration

Director, Rhonda Lindquist 444-9049
Executive Assistant, Andrea Moore 496-6095
Public Defender Division Administrator, Brian C. Smith 444-5381
Appellate Defender Division Administrator, Chad Wright 444-9505
Conflict Defender Division Administrator, Eldena Bear Don't Walk 883-6082
Central Services Division Administrator, Travis Tilleman 444-7752
Public Information Officer, Brett Schandelson 523-5166
Training Coordinator, Sadie Busch 329-5481
Chief Contract Manager, Kaity Durdy
Contract Program Manager, Andrea Moore 496-6095
Development and Operations Bureau Chief, Brett Schandelson 523-5166

Accounting

Accounting Bureau Chief, Ricki Jones 444-0164

Information Technology

Information Technology Supervisor, Chris Hermance 444-5587
LAN Administrator (Missoula), Jeb Myren 523-5146
LAN Administrator (Billings), Steven St. John 896-4979
Systems Analyst (Butte), John Coulthard 496-6092

 

 

Public Defender Division

Local Office Contacts 

 

REGION 1

(Kalispell, Polson, Missoula, Hamilton, Butte areas)

Regional Deputy Public Defender: Koan Mercer

523-5148

KALISPELL

723 5th Ave. E., Suite 100, Kalispell MT 59901
751-6080
FAX 751-6083

Kalispell Managing Attorney, Nick Aemisegger 751-6080
Polson Managing Attorney, Sterling Laudon 883-6080

MISSOULA

610 N. Woody, Missoula, MT 59802
523-5140
FAX 523-5141

Missoula Managing Attorney, Rob Greenwell 523-5140
Missoula Managing Attorney, Reed Mandelko 523-5140
Hamilton Managing Attorney, Ryan Archibald 363-7999

BUTTE

44 W. Park, Butte MT 59701
496-6680
FAX 496-6699

Butte Managing Attorney, Sherry Staedler

496-6690

REGION 2

(Great Falls, Helena, Havre, Lewistown, Bozeman areas)

Regional Deputy Public Defender: Annie DeWolf

582-2462

GREAT FALLS

615 2nd Ave. N., Great Falls, MT 59403
770-3200
FAX 770-3229

Great Falls Managing Attorney, Matt McKittrick 770-3200
Great Falls Managing Attorney, Claire Lettow 770-3200

HELENA

139 N. Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601
444-0104
FAX 444-2669

Helena Managing Attorney, Suzanne Seburn 444-0104

HAVRE

109 2nd St. W., NW Entrance, Havre MT 59501
265-2199
FAX 265-0174

Managing Attorney Havre, Casey Moore 265-2199

LEWISTOWN

505 W. Main St., Suite 418, Lewistown MT 59457
535-3703
FAX 535-3731

Managing Attorney Lewistown, Brigitte Menard-Carneal

582-2450

BOZEMAN

502 S. 19th, Suite 211, Bozeman, MT 59718
582-2450
FAX 582-2451

Managing Attorney Bozeman, Buddy Rutzke 582-2450
Managing Attorney Bozeman, Brigitte Menard-Carneal 582-2450

REGION 3

(Billings, Glendive, Miles City areas)

Regional Deputy Public Defender: Molly Rose Fehringer

BILLINGS

207 N. Broadway, Suite 201, Billings MT 59101
256-6861
FAX 256-6899

Billings Managing Attorney, Joseph Zavatsky 896-4951
Billings Managing Attorney, Mandi Gould 896-4951
Billings Managing Attorney, Natasha Hammack 896-4951
Billings Managing Attorney, Sarah Kottke 896-4951

GLENDIVE

100 1/2 S. Merrill, Suite 3, Glendive MT 59330
987-6010
FAX 987-6012

Glendive Managing Attorney, Hailey Forcella 851-7084

MILES CITY

11 S. 7th St., Suite 100, Miles City MT 59301
851-7080
FAX 851-7086

Glendive Managing Attorney, Hailey Forcella 851-7084

 

Conflict Defender Division

Local Office Contacts 

 

REGION A - Missoula 

(Kalispell, Polson, Missoula, Hamilton, Butte areas)

211 N. Higgins Ste 401, Missoula MT 59802
Ph: 329-1300
FAX 549-8152

Managing Public Defender: Westen Young

329-1649

REGION B - Great Falls

(Great Falls, Helena, Havre, Lewistown, Bozeman areas)

600 Central Ave, Suite 327, Great Falls MT 59401
Ph: 604-7581
FAX 604-7585

Managing Public Defender: Melissa Edwards-Smith

788-4037

REGION C - Billings

(Billings, Glendive, Miles City areas)

207 N. Broadway CO-15, Billings MT 59101
Ph: 247-4849
FAX 247-4859

Managing Public Defender: Melanie Rimel

247-4849