What We Do

Defense of the Accused
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Clean Slate
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Early Representation
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Post-Conviction Relief
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Reentry Support
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Holistic Defense
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Collaborative Courts
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Restorative Justice
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Caregivers & Families
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As the first Public Defender of Santa Cruz County, I am honored to lead a team of defenders who are fiercely committed to client-centered representation. In all that we do, we strive to dignify our clients' experiences, amplify their voices, and honor their humanity. We understand that exceptional defense is not “one size fits all.” Our defense teams combine aggressive courtroom advocacy with holistic representation to reduce recidivism, reduce incarceration, and offer real solutions to the root causes of system involvement. We are working together with our clients and community to build a model defense agency that promotes equal justice for all. Thank you for your support!


Record Clearance Workshop (SC)
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, February 9, 2023 4:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, February 9, 2023 6:00 PM
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event On the Second Thursday of the month until 6/8/2023 (total 12 events)
Normal Priority
Santa Cruz

Record Clearance Workshop (Santa Cruz)

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