Welcome to Thurston County Public Defense (the Office of Assigned Counsel)
Public Defenders for Washington's Capital County

‚ÄčThurston County Public Defense (TCPD) gives legal representation to people who can't afford a lawyer, in criminal and dependency cases in Thurston County District Court and Superior Court.


We, the employees of Thurston County Public Defense, will protect and defend the rights of our clients through zealous, conscientious, and compassionate legal advocacy.