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Public defense attorneys get raise

Mason County commissioners approved a pay raise for public defense attorneys at their Jan. 30 meeting.

Attorneys providing indigent defense for misdemeanors, heard in district court, will get a pay raise from $75 an hour to $100 an hour. Attorneys providing indigent defense for felonies, heard in superior court, will see their pay increase from $100 an hour to $125 an hour.

Hourly indigent defense investigators will now make $75 an hour.

Chief Public Defender Peter Jones thanked the commissioners at a briefing meeting Jan. 22 for their help with union contrac...

 

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