About Our Office

More Than a Law Firm

We share a strong conviction to provide high-quality, timely, public appellate defense services to indigent individuals in cases assigned by the courts. In addition to representing individuals, we are active in providing legal resources and training materials to support private criminal defense practitioners assigned to represent the accused, to enhance the quality and effectiveness of that representation and reduce indigent defense and overall criminal justice costs to State and local governmental units.

Our commitment to developing and maintaining a professional environment where each person feels like he or she belongs, and can thrive professionally, remains an important aspect of our office's culture.

We are proud of our reputation for providing clients with what they value--exceptional legal skills, responsiveness and practical solutions delivered with the highest level of professional integrity. We believe this is best accomplished through a team approach that encourages diversity and provides our clients access to the extensive legal experience of our attorneys. In tandem, our attorneys and staff benefit from the interesting and challenging experiences that come with serving the evolving legal issues of our dynamic client base. We believe that you will find that our model supports a congenial work environment, which fosters opportunities for professional growth.

We invite you to explore our office and envision yourself as part of our community. By fostering an enjoyable working environment based on open communication and mutual respect, and by promoting initiative, innovation, teamwork and loyalty, we offer a world of opportunity.

We offer a community of success.

Learn more about why SADO is a great place to be a public defender.

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Applicants with disabilities may be entitled, under applicable State and Federal law, to reasonable accommodations to facilitate participation in the application process. If you will require special accommodations because of a disability, please call (313) 420-2905. 

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