Superior Court of Washington

For Cowlitz County


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Public Defenders

The Office of Public Defense provides court-appointed lawyers for most indigent criminal defendants in Superior and Juvenile court matters. Their office information is below.

They do not take on representation of private clients.

Terry L. Mulligan, Director
Cowlitz County Office of Public Defense
1801 1st Avenue, Ste. 1A
Longview, WA   98632
Telephone:  (360) 578-7430

Staff Attorneys:

  • Joshua Baldwin
  • Tom Ladouceur
  • Ryan Jurvakainen
  • Thad Scudder
  • Richard Suryan
  • Patricia Anderson
  • John Eaton
  • Edward "Ted" DeBray
  • Patricia VanRollins
  • Sheila V. Bommakanti

The Office of Public Defense sometimes assigns cases to attorneys outside their office to manage conflicts which their office may have in a particular case.

In addition to the Office of Public Defense, several private attorneys maintain contracts to provide representation for indigent defendants in Superior court. Those attorney's contact information is listed below. In any particular case, you may be assigned a different lawyer than any of those listed here and if so, you will be given their contact information when you attend Court.

Dan Morgan

1555 3rd Avenue
Suite A
Longview WA, 98632-3268

Kevin Blondin

1408 Sixteenth Avenue
P.O. Box 250
Longview, WA 98632

Bruce Hanify

1315 14th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 423‑8388