Legal Question in Criminal Law in Pennsylvania

how does a public dfender get paid? B the number of cases or a base rate?

Asked on 7/16/11, 8:28 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cary Hall Law Offices of Cary B. Hall, L.L.C.

A public defender gets a salary from the government which is NOT linked to the number of cases he/she handles or the end results of the cases. And it's not very much! Hope this helps.

Cary B. Hall, Esquire

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Answered on 7/18/11, 8:44 am

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