Welcome

The Office of the Public Defender is dedicated to ensuring justice for indigent persons accused of crimes in Contra Costa County.

Mission
Our overriding goal is to serve the best interests of our clients in everything that we do. We dedicate all available resources to our clients' cases, thereby ensuring that they receive the excellent, individualized representation that all citizens deserve.  Justice can only be served when the most vulnerable among us are treated with the same attention, dignity and respect as the most powerful.  

The Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender strives to uphold this principle in everything that we do.

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Disclaimer:

This site is meant to provide information of a general nature which you should verify with an attorney before relying upon it. It does not provide legal advice and is not meant to establish an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice you should ALWAYS contact an attorney.