ACD, located in the central administrative office in Madison, is responsible for the business relationship with outside counsel appointed to represent eligible clients. Attorneys wishing to do business with the SPD should review the rules for certification, billing rules and procedures, and our Minimum Attorney Performance Standards.
FAQs about taking SPD appointments
ACD Online Billing Access
ACD Billing, Expert & Other Expense Approval
CLE Requirements & Reporting
Fixed Fee Contracting
E-mail ACD Auditors
E-mail Kathy Pakes, ACD Director
Access to Experts Database and Certified Drivers records
For access to the Certified Driving Records Requests and the Experts Database, Username and Password are required. To obtain a Username and Password contact ACD at ACDmail or call (608) 266-0087 and ask for the ACD staff.
Certified Driving Records Requests
The SPD is committed to the continuous improvement of our business processes related to retaining outside counsel. ACD solicits your input on making the business relationship with outside counsel productive for both the Public Defender and the private bar. If you have suggestions, please email: Deborah Smith, ACD Director.