Missouri State Public Defender’s Appellate/PCR East A, B, Capital Litigation Eastern District Divisions, Commitment Defense and Parole Revocation Defense Unit
The Missouri State Public Defender System (MSPD) St. Louis Office consists of four divisions—Appellate/PCR East A and East B Division, a Capital Litigation Eastern District Division, a Commitment Defense Unit and the Parole Revocation Defense Unit. MSPD is a statewide system. The Appellate/PCR Division is responsible for appellate and post-conviction litigation, including capital cases (death penalty trial representation). The MSPD has approximately 395 staff attorneys that are assisted by support staff, paralegals, and investigators. This organization is responsible for providing legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes at the State Trial Court, Appellate Court, Missouri Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court. Their mission is to provide high-quality, zealous advocacy for indigent people who are accused of a crime in the state of Missouri and to provide this uncompromised advocacy, the Defender System will supply each client with a high-quality, competent, ardent defense team at every stage of the process in which public defenders are necessary. For further information on MSPD’s Appellate/PCR East A, B, Capital Litigation Eastern District Divisions, Commitment Defense and Parole Revocation Defense Unit, please contact them using the information listed here.