The primary mission of the Office of the Public Defender is to carry
out the mandate of Public Law 15-97, Sections 4.0320 through 4.0321, ASCA.
The Office of the Public Defender is vested with the responsibilities of
representing indigent defendants in criminal, traffic, and/or juvenile as
determined by the court.
The Office of the Public Defender is
staffed with three attorneys including the Public Defender, and four
Tautai Aviata Fano Faalevao
Executive Office Building, Utulei
Territory of American Samoa, Pago Pago, AS 96799