The mission of the Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina, Inc. is to provide high quality representation to indigent defendants. In achieving this mission, this program will endeavor to: (1) provide the highest quality of legal representation; (2) advance the effectiveness of the legal system through excellence in legal scholarship and through ongoing education and training of the criminal defense bar and the community; (3) foster and promote high standards and ideals engendered by the Bill of Rights and the Criminal Justice Act; and (4) see that justice is administered on a fair and equal basis.
The Board of Directors for the Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce that Ross Hall Richardson has been selected to serve as the Executive Director. ED Press Release
CJA HOURLY RATES-Case Maximums updated 2014