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Commission Seeks Comment on Performance Standards

Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 11:00 pm

The Commission has preliminarily approved 5 appellate performance standards.


Commission Formally Adopts changes to Policies at March 17, 2022 meeting

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Commission Formally Adopts changes to Policies at March 17, 2022 meeting.  Those policies have been updated in the Standards and Policies section of the website.


Commission Seeks Comment on Performance Standards

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The N.D. Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents seeks comments to suggested changes on the performance standards as it relates to criminal and juvenile matters.


Income Guidelines for 2022 Updated

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 11:00 pm

The Commission has updated the income guidelines for eligibility.  The income guidelines reflect 125% of the official poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Sec. 9902(2). 

 

 https://www.indigents.nd.gov/sites/www/files/documents/Copy%20of%20Inco…

 

 


Commission holds Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 11:00 pm

The North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents held a quarterly meeting on December 2, 2021.


Director Finck Participates in Justice's Teaching Institute

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Director Travis Finck participated in the Justices Teaching Institute that was hosted by the North Dakota Supreme Court.  He represented the appellant in a mock oral argument.  Article and photos found here


Commission Attorneys Sworn In

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 02:00 pm

Three employees with the North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents have recently been sworn in to practice law in North Dakota:

Jesus Gandara

Rebecca Jund

Daniel Howell

Welcome aboard!!


Commission proposes changes to Policies

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 11:00 am

The North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents met on September 16, 2021 and made preliminary approval of changes to several policies and the guidelines.  They were sent out for comment on September 22, 2021.


Commission to hold quarterly meeting

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

 The North Dakota Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents will hold its quarterly meeting on September 16, 2021 in the Peace Garden Room at the North Dakota State Capitol.


Commission holds annual Indigent Defense Summer CLE

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The Commission recently held a CLE in June in Fargo where attorneys and contractors.  Simultaneously, the Commission held a quarterly meeting.