Policy Monitoring

The Commission monitors local jurisdictions to ensure that the core requirements of the Fair Defense Act are being met by examining the local indigent defense plans as well as local procedures and processes, among other monitoring activities.

The archive of Policy Monitoring Reports completed by the Commission's Policy Monitor is available online.

Policy Monitoring Links & Resources

Joel Lieurance,the Commission's Policy Monitor, can be reached by phone at (512) 936-7560.

The Model Forms & Procedures may also be useful to county and court officials; however, the following list contains examples that are most frequently recommended by the Policy Monitor: