When the public interest requires, and a person is entitled to representation by the agency under this chapter, the public defender may contract with one or more private attorneys to assist the public defender. Except as provided in AS 18.85.155 , the public defender shall pay for these services out of appropriations to the agency.
Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 18.85.130 - Contracts with private attorneys
- person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060