• Now accepting applications for Deputy Public Defender I.  Applicants pending California State Bar exam results are eligible to apply.

  • In honor of Women’s History Month, your donation today will help our Department support women who dream of a career in public defense.

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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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