Oregon State Bar
Indigent Defense Task Force
Survey of Probationers


Please answer the following questions based upon your own personal experiences in the criminal justice system. There are no right or wrong answers.

1. County ___________________________ ; Probation:      Felony      Misdemeanor

2. I am a first offender ; prior offender .

3. My defense attorney was: court appointed       retained

4. I have been in jail awaiting trial/plea? yes       no

5. Please rate your attorney's performance (Circle your response):


Excellent

Good

Fair
 

Poor

a. Pre-trail jail visits
b. Response to your phone calls/letters
c. Involved you in the defense process
d. Listened to your ideas/concerns
e. Fully explained the defense process
f. Investigated all defenses
g. Spent adequate time with you
h. Kept you informed
i. Discussed risks and options
j. Willingness to fight the prosecution
k. Could be trusted
l. Willingness to plea bargain
m. Knowledge of applicable law
n. Dealt honestly with you
o. Had you prepared for court
p. Worked hard for you/was prepared
q. Cared about your best interests
r. Explained matters to your satisfaction
s. Pleasant to deal with

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6. I was pleased with my attorney as follows:

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7. I was displeased with my attorney as follows:

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