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Superior Court judge makes urgent call for attorneys to serve as public defenders in Merrimack County

“Twenty-six attorneys left the Public Defender program in FY21 – that is more than twice the normal attrition rate. An additional 6 attorneys have already tendered their resignations since July 1. When attorneys leave the program, their cases are split among the remaining attorneys, exacerbating stress levels and caseloads.”  READ MORE