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Public Defender

General Information

The department consists of 71 employees and has a 2010-11 budget of $11,240,000.

The San Joaquin County Public Defender's Office is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of our community and its justice system by furnishing clients whose cases have been entrusted to the office, with competent, effective, loyal, ethical, zealous, compassionate and efficient advocacy.