• LA County Public Defender attorneys, social workers and paralegals engage with Ugandan judges and other high-ranking officials during weeklong exchange.

  • Head Deputies Irene Nuñez and Graciela Martinez were honored Sept. 27 during the Latina Lawyers Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Awards event held at the Millennium Biltmore downtown LA.

  • Supervisor Hilda Solis honors Public Defender Ricardo Garcia with a scroll for his accomplishments commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month, which goes from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.

Changing Lives

Need a better job, benefits or housing? Is your past harming your future? The Public Defender offers many free, record-clearing clinics each month.

Prop. 64: The Cannabis Law

Prop. 64 allows anyone to apply to have their past marijuana-related offenses reduced or expunged. Roughly 200,000 LA County residents are eligible.

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