FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 24, 2017
Peter Ohman, Public Defender Division Administrator, 406-444-5381 or POhman@mt.gov
Harry Freebourn, Interim Director, Office of the State Public Defender, 406-496-6084 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW REGIONAL DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER ANNOUNCED
Butte, MT--The Office of the State Public Defender (OPD) is pleased to announce that Kristina Copenhaver has accepted the position of Regional Deputy Public Defender in the Billings office.
Ms. Copenhaver brings substantial experience to the position including a broad legal background in matters relevant to public defense, and management experience as a prior supervisor in Region 9. Region 9 provides public defender services in Yellowstone, Carbon, Stillwater, and Big Horn counties. Ms. Copenhaver will take the reins of OPD’s busiest region on November 27, 2017.