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On Veterans Day, lawyers from the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office were on hand at Fleming Park in Colton and La Plaza Park in San Bernardino to assist individuals seeking expungements.  Here, Deputy Public Defender Sarah Chang reviews a form with an applicant at Fleming Park.

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Click here for:  Clear Your Record Overview Public Defender staff assists individuals with becoming productive and positive members of the community by clearing criminal convictions. If the court grants post conviction relief, the individual is released from all disabilities flowing from the conviction, thereby, nullifying the effects of the conviction for

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Paulette (Ward) Gray has always been busy. She started working when she was 13 years old, worked at the Pasadena Police Department Corrections facility while working her way through college and law school, and has served as President of the Richard T. Fields Association. Paulette has experience working in the juvenile

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San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos (center) visited with Deputy Public Defenders Jeff Rosanswank (L) and Alan Messarra (R) at the Public Defender’s booth September 23, 2017, during Recovery Happens, a community outreach event at National Orange Show. Lawyers from the Public Defender’s office in San Bernardino held a free

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Members from our Central Division represented the Public Defender’s office at an outreach event on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at The Way World Outreach church in San Bernardino.  The team assisted approximately 300 members of the community. The participants were very grateful that we cared enough to attend and provide assistance

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On Friday, August 25, 2017, United States Representative Pete Aguilar of the 31st Congressional District held an Inland Empire Jobs Fair at the San Bernardino Boys & Girls Club, hosting over 300 San Bernardino County residents looking for work and connecting them with 58 local employers and job training opportunities. 

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