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On Monday, July 18, 2022, the San Bernardino County Public Defender volunteered with and donated books to the Parent and Child Connection (PACC) program. PACC gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to record themselves reading books to their children and include personal messages. The recordings will be sent to the child’s

The San Bernardino County Law Offices of the Public Defender has received the 2022 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for two of its holistic-based programs. The first award was presented to the Mental Health Diversion program(“MHD”); a viable alternative to incarceration for the mentally ill, made in collaboration

On Thursday, June 2, 2022, the San Bernardino County held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the new Public Defender building located at 323 West Court Street in San Bernardino. The building will house several public defender divisions including, Central, Administration and specialty units from the Special Litigation and Human Services

The San Bernardino County Public Defender congratulates Deputy Public Defender Alex Friedman for being nominated and selected as our department’s honoree of the Award for Excellence in commemoration of Public Service Recognition Week.  His hard work and dedication to the mission and Countywide Vision was recognized at the Award for

Our office is seeking to fill several positions with the Public Defense Pilot Program, focused on assisting clients with resentencing under Penal Code Sections 1170(d)(1), 1170.95, and 3051. Please read full job descriptions below. CONTRACT ATTORNEY The Office of the San Bernardino County Public Defender is currently recruiting qualified candidates

On February 9, 2022, San Bernardino County Public Defender staff assisted more than 130 community members seeking to clear their felony and misdemeanor records at the county’s job fair in Barstow. The fair brought more than 1,000 job opportunities along with community services to High Desert residents. This successful event

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, San Bernardino County Public Defender staff volunteered at the Black on the Block Young Entrepreneurs’ Expo, providing record-clearing services to county residents. The event, held at Rialto City Park, brought together entrepreneurs, entertainers, and community leaders for an afternoon of family-friendly fun. Many thanks to

The San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office partners with Inland Empire Rebound for an annual Thanksgiving tradition: holiday baskets for IE Rebound’s reentry population. This year, SB County Public Defenders donated enough food for more than 70 complete Thanksgiving meals, including a gift card to purchase a turkey. Thank you