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Press Photo by Katherine Lymn Ryan Bialas, an East Coast native and the new public defender for southwestern North Dakota courts, discusses his work in his Sims Street office in Dickinson on March 20.

Bialas is on the defense: Stark Co. adds public defender

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As Stark County’s new public defender, Ryan Bialas will work alongside one other attorney defending indigent people in southwestern North Dakota courtrooms.


Bialas started last week, ending a five-month period where fellow public defender Kevin McCabe worked alone.

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