Private Attorney vs Public Defender
Like the Private attorney, the Public defender have a licensed to practice law and legal skill to defend anyone. Both lawyer have the same ethical responsibilities to their clients, the justice system and society. Public defenders are generally devoted to protecting the rights of the poor. While Private attorneys are generally dedicated to defending the rights of their paying client. But their differences is more than that. Below is an overview comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of these two types of lawyers. See also the Case Against Hourly Billing Legal Fees.