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Federal Public Defender
Western District of Arkansas
Office Information

Welcome to the official website for the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Arkansas.

We represent someone when the Federal District Court appoints us to do so. We are only allowed to work for you in defense of your federal criminal case. We do not prosecute or file charges against anyone, represent individuals in state court, handle civil matters, or file grievances or complaints against other people or government agencies.

We represent clients from 34 counties in the Western District of Arkansas in 6 Federal Courthouses.

Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. We are closed on all federal holidays.

Fayetteville Office
3739 N. Steele Blvd.
Suite 280
Fayetteville, AR. 72703
p. 479-442-2306
toll free 1-844-576-4333
f. 479-443-1904
Fort Smith Office
30 S. 6th St.
Room 205
Fort Smith, AR. 72901
p.479-782-1097
f. 479-782-0525