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San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office

San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office


Patricia Rieta-GarciaPatricia Rieta-Garcia
Chief Deputy District Attorney

Patricia Rieta-Garcia is a Chief Deputy District Attorney supervising the Mainline Prosecution Division. She supervises and mentors the attorneys and support staff of the General Felony and Misdemeanor units in the Stockton, Lodi, and Manteca Offices. She collaborates with county law enforcement agencies to guaranty equitable charging and prosecution of cases. She also works closely with judges and court staff to ensure the timely and efficient prosecution of cases county wide.

Ms. Rieta-Garcia joined the District Attorney's office in October of 1986, and was appointed to her position on January 5, 2015. She is married with two sons.  She believes that the work of a prosecutor is to ensure that justice is done.  

"It is an honor and a privilege to serve the people of the State of California. "