Public Defender Office

Office of the Choctaw Nation Public Defender

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Public Defender’s Office represents individuals that financially qualify for representation funded by the Choctaw Nation. If you are accused and charged with a crime including Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Juvenile Delinquent matters, and think you may qualify, start the appointment screening process by filling out an Application for Court Appointed Attorney.  Click for Application


Your application must be filed with the Court Clerk’s office at least 15 days before your first hearing date. Additionally, you must contact the Public Defender’s Office at 580-634-0678 within 5 days of your approval.


Because of attorney client privilege and confidentiality, the Choctaw Nation Public Defender’s Office is limited on whom they may speak with about their client’s cases. If you are a victim in a case and have a question, please reach out to the Office of the Choctaw Nation Tribal Prosecutor.


If your case has already been appointed to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Public Defender’s Office, you can reach us by phone. Our office number is 580-634-0678.