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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Law Offices of the Public Defender San Bernardino County will celebrate diversity at the Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade 2021. This year’s theme is “You Are Included.” Join the SBCPD Diversity & Inclusion Committee on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at 10am. The parade will begin in the Uptown Design

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