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Our department held its first Mobile Defense Program event on Tuesday, May 21, offering essential legal services to residents in the unincorporated community of Landers. This innovative program aims to provide equitable access to justice across San Bernardino County.The Mobile Defense Unit, a state-of-the-art RV with remote access to San

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On December 7, 2023, the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Community Service & Reentry Division (CSRD) joined forces to spread holiday joy at the Parent and Child Connection (PACC) program within the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center. The PACC initiative facilitates incarcerated parents

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On Thursday October 12, 2023, the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s office had the privilege to hold the annual C.U.T.E. Trunk or Treat event in the city of San Bernardino. This community outreach event was organized by our Children United Through Empowerment social work program in support of children coping

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On Saturday, September 9, 2023, the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s 2nd Chance Unit organized Clean Slate Day in collaboration with Anti-Recidivism Coalition and Chaffey College Rising Scholars. Over 130 participants registered to attend free declaration workshops and seek record clearing services. Staff were on-hand to connect impacted San Bernardino

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San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office congratulates Zahara Arredondo on her appointment to serve as a Judge in the San Bernardino Superior Court (SBSC). Arredondo has served as a Deputy Public Defender at the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office since 2008. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Trinity

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The San Bernardino County Public Defender congratulates Stacie Bustos on her Shine A Light Award from Children’s Network!Children’s Network envisions positive outcomes for children and families in San Bernardino County. This is achieved through active and engaged collaborations of county and community partners, relevant training opportunities for service providers, and

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Public Defender staff will be readily available to assist High Desert residents seeking to clear their adult felony and misdemeanor records and/or apply for a Certificate of Rehabilitation at the upcoming Hiring Event hosted by Workforce Development – High Desert America’s Job Center of California. Click here to register. This event

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San Bernardino County Public Defender is looking to fill a temporary Public Service Employee – Technical Support position. The ideal candidate can perform desktop user-support duties for the department’s Administration Division. This position is characterized by responsibility for desktop and network resources support activities requiring some technical knowledge, problem-solving skills,

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On Wednesday, March 8th, San Bernardino County Public Defender staff will be available in person to assist Needles residents seeking to clear adult felony and misdemeanor records and/or apply for Certificates of Rehabilitation. The Resource Fair will take place at the El Garces Historic Train Depot in Needles, CA starting

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