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To request public records from the Department of Public Defense (DPD) under the provisions of the Washington State Public Disclosure Law (RCW 42.56, external link), please complete one of the following procedures:

  • Download the Public Records Request form Word   PDF

OR

  • Send a letter that includes all of the following information: the requester’s name, address, phone number and email address AND a clear and detailed description of the specific records being requested.

OR

  • Send an email that includes the following information: the requester’s name, address, phone number and email address AND a clear and detailed description of the specific records being requested.

Send your letter to:

Public Records Officer
Department of Public Defense
710 Second Ave., Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104

Send your email to the attention of the Public Records Officer at dpd@kingcounty.gov

A written response to your request will be issued within five business days from the receipt of your request.

For questions or additional information about a DPD public records request, please contact the Public Records Officer at 206-296-7662 or by email at dpd@kingcounty.gov.

Lorinda Youngcourt

King County Public Defender
Lorinda Youngcourt

Read her biography.

If you'd like to invite Lorinda or someone else from the Department of Public Defense to speak to your organization, please send your request to DPD at dpd@kingcounty.gov.