• In recognition of Pride Month in Los Angeles County and across our country, we want you to know that our Department is dedicated to helping our LGBTQ+ clients confront the many challenges they tackle

  • Vaccines are free. Immigration status and insurance are not required.

  • After a decision by Public Defender and APD in partnership with The Bail Project, access to bail services has expanded to all County courts.

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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For inquiries, call:  Toll-Free (833) 699-0262 or (213) 974-2811