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General Information

The department consists of 87 employees and has a 2017-18 budget of $17,794,000.

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.

The Office of the Public Defender

102 South San Joaquin Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-2730
Fax: (209) 468-2267