It is the policy and practice of the Office of the State Public Defender that attorneys and other professionals appointed to represent an individual charged with a criminal offense do not comment, publicly or off the record, on the criminal case. By statute, the Office is required to comply with the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and the American Bar Association standards relating to the administration of criminal justice.
MEDIA INQUIRIES REGARDING REPRSENTATION OF ANDERSON ALDRICH
The Office of the State Public Defender pursuant to the Colorado Chief Justice Directive 04-04 is appointed to represent Mr. Aldrich. Consistent with the policy and practice of this agency, the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct, and American Bar Association Standards relating to criminal justice, no member of our agency will make any comment regarding the case. Respectfully, we will not respond to media inquiries about this case, our client, or any case specific topic consistent with our ethical, statutory, and constitutional obligations.