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LA County Public Defender Ricardo García emphasized the need to protect the rights of a population under fire....

On a recent Saturday, about 40 LA County Public Defender lawyers, paralegals and support staff pored through countless boxes of court cases with a single mission....

The first Latino top attorney in his Office, LA County Public Defender Ricardo García has won the Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (APABA) Trailblazer-in-the-Law Award. ...

For the first time in the LA County Public Defender’s Office, two paralegals have been commended by the State Senate for their “exemplary record of contribution to the people of California.”...

The new LA County Public Defender program assists incarcerated, mentally ill and developmentally disabled clients. The award honors LA County departmental improvement efforts deserving recognition by the Board of Supervisors, Chief Executive Office, Quality and Productivity Commission and the public....