Have your daughter call the public defender's office and ask. She should be assigned another attorney in the office.
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Call the Public Defender and ask who is handling the case. There is a possibility (I have seen it) that the lawyer did not notify his employer of the suspension. If he still has the case, she should complain and get a different lawyer. I do not know the procedural posture of the case, but if a suspended lawyer has handled significant parts of the case, and the suspension is for serious misconduct, you should have her consult outside counsel.
Call the Public Defender's Office. Or, seek out an experienced criminal litigator for a free consultation. A good place to start is by going to the website for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL.org) Clicking on this link will take you to the part of their site that links you to a map of the US where you can click on your jurisdiction to find an affiliate local organization. There is also a link to find members of NACDL near you. Meet several that offer free consultation. Hire one that you feel comfortable with and you can afford. There is no confidentiality online.
NACDL Local affiliates: https://www.nacdl.org/About.aspx?id=20400
NACDL local members: https://www.nacdl.org/impak/cms/members_online/members/findalawyer.asp
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