Public Defender: James Rasmussen

Contact Information

600 Scott Street Suite 204
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301
Phone: (940)766-8199        Fax: (940)716-8561
Email: James.Rasmussen@co.wichita.tx.us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wichita County Public Defender’s Office is to provide quality legal representation to indigent citizens accused of crimes in Wichita County, Texas, through effective, competent, ethical and timely means. 

Goals and Objectives

We will provide our clients with effective, quality legal services.  We are committed to excellence.

We will zealously represent our clients’ interests with courage, devotion, and uncompromised advocacy according to the law and to the utmost of our learning and ability.

 We will respect the human worth and dignity of our clients, and will endeavor to understand their cultural backgrounds.

We will deal ethically with our clients, the courts, and all other representatives of the criminal justice system.

We will provide assistance to all attorneys who are appointed to represent indigent clients.

The Office will provide an environment that enables its employees to provide quality legal services.

The Office will use efficiently its physical and human resources.

The Office will provide equal opportunity to all employees and potential employees.

The Office’s management will be effective and fiscally responsible. The Office will be managed in accordance with generally accepted principles for organizations of a similar size, scope and purpose, but only to the extent that those principles do not interfere with the quality of our legal services.

 

Personnel

Records Director: Bonnie Talley
Legal Secretary: Janet Cannedy
Legal Secretary: Paula Roberson
Receptionist: Sharon Anderson
Case Administrator: Nancy Norris
Investigator: Mark Ruddy
Investigator: Donnie Spaulding
Mental Health Case Manager: Shawnee Lofland

 

Attorneys

Rebecca Ruddy
Brennon Brady
Jarret Noll
David Bost
William Hull Jr.