Assigned Counsel Division (ACD)  

ACD, located in the central administrative office in Madison, is responsible for contracting with outside counsel to represent eligible clients. Attorneys wishing to be assigned public defender cases should review the rules for certification, billing, and Attorney Performance Standards.  The Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office (SPD) is committed to the continuous improvement of our partnership with the private bar.

If you have suggestions or comments, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., ACD Director.