F. McNamara Jardine, joined Grays Harbor County as our Public Defense Coordinator in September 2019. Ms. Jardine “Mac” has experience in both private and public defense working in multiple surrounding counties. Ms. Jardine owned and managed a private law practice from 1996 until 2019. She has worked for nearly three decades protecting clients' rights and asserting legal defenses in complex litigation. Throughout her practice Ms. Jardine earned her reputation as a compassionate and committed practitioner-dedicated to public defense services. She began her career as a public defender, later became a deputy prosecuting attorney. Thereafter she built and sustained her thriving private law practice serving the community all the while maintaining public defense contracts.