Legal Counsel for Indigents, Commission on

Type of Board: Agency/Policy Making Pay/Benefits: Legislative Rate for Legislators, $62.50 plus travel and lodging.
Voting Members: 7 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 0 Created by: NDCC § 54-61
Length of Terms: 3 years, 2 term limit
Frequency of Meetings: Varies
Address: PO Box 149 Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701-845-8632
Fax: 701-845-8633
Contact: Jean Delaney
The commission on legal counsel for indigents is established for the purpose of developing and monitoring a process for the delivery of state-funded legal counsel services for indigents which are required under the Constitution of North Dakota and the United States Constitution and any applicable statute or court rule. The commission shall provide indigent defense services for those individuals determined by the court to be eligible for and in need of those services.

Member Name Position Work County Appt. Date Term Ends
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Mowry, Dale Governor's Appointee (701) 234-0440 Cass 1/1/2015 7/31/2020
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Satrom, Representative Bernie Legislative Appointee (701) 252-4058 Stutsman 7/31/2022
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