New public defender finds Sitka a good fit


November 9, 2017

SITKA, Alaska (AP) – There’s a new public defender in town.

Nathan Lockwood has taken over from Jude Pate, who is now a state appellate attorney. Pate is still in the Sitka office but will be handling appeals from across Alaska.

Lockwood’s journey to Sitka began with a revelation in Colorado and ended with a move last month from Kenai, where he has been in the public defender’s office the past four years.

In an interview with the Sentinel, Lockwood, who grew up in Soldotna, said he became a lawyer after skiing for most of his 20s in Vail, Colorado.

“I was in Vail and I turned 30,...

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