Public defender office
$3.1m in public defender expenses (2015)
$1.5m in state funding (2015)
Staff 15 attorneys, 19 part-time contract attorneys, 4 investigators, 13 support staff (July 2016)
Note: State limit is the maximum number of cases that an attorney should handle a year. It can be a combination of felony, misdemeanor, juvenile, mental health, traffic, capital, and appellate cases.
State funding does not include local revenue, which fluctuates significantly every month.
Source: Louisiana Public Defender Board