We help defend the accused.
We help fight for families.
We keep North Carolina’s promise
to the Constitution.
Sixty years ago, a ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States—in one simple case—established what we know today as the right to a court appointed attorney when counsel is unaffordable. That ruling has shaped public defense and continues to drive indigent defense services every day across the nation.
Amanda Bunch is named IDS Communications Specialist
The Office of Indigent Defense Services would like to introduce Amanda Bunch, IDS Communications Specialist. Her official start date was February 7, 2023. Amanda holds a B.A. in Journalism and […]
IDS appoints Jamie Blackwell to Business Analyst & Process Manager
Please join IDS in welcoming Jamie Blackwell as the IDS Business Analyst & Process Manager. His official start date was February 13, 2023. Jamie Blackwell is a North Carolina native […]
Becky Whitaker joins IDS as the Defender Policy and Planning Attorney
IDS is pleased to announce Becky Whitaker as the Defender Policy and Planning Attorney. Her official start date was February 15, 2023. Becky spent five years in private practice, primarily […]