The form below is for any attorney requesting a new attorney code or modifying an existing number. Once completed, fax the form to (614) 645-8004.
The Franklin County Municipal Court maintains a list of attorneys in private practice who are willing to accept appointments for cases in the Franklin County Municipal Court subject to conflict with the Franklin County Public Defender's Office.
Per Local Rule 16.02, in order to be accepted to the list, attorneys must:
On occasion, the Court needs attorneys who are willing to accept appointment as counsel for criminal and traffic appeals originating in the Franklin County Municipal Court. Please note that because these circumstances occur infrequently, attorneys on this list may only be appointed to one case every five years or so. Applicants must meet the same requirements for the regular appointed counsel list, as well as have experience with criminal appeals.
Applications can be turned into:Paula Gruber
Attorneys who are accepted on the Court Appointed Counsel list will be given further information about the orientation and mentoring requirements of Local Rule 16.