Colfax County Public Defender

Employer / Organization

Colfax County

Next Election

Nov 08, 2022

Filing Window

Dec 01, 2021 - Sep 01, 2022


The public defender serves people charged with crimes who can't afford private attorneys, providing legal counsel and representing them if they go to trial. The public defender also represents people in juvenile and mental health custody proceedings.

Application Guidelines
If you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county clerk or election commissioner. This office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. The September deadline is for general election candidates who file by petition. Non-incumbent primary candidates must file by March 1.

Submit application to:
Colfax County Clerk, 411 E. 11th St., Schuyler, NE, 68661, US