Alternate Public Defender
Provides legal representation to indigent defendants the Public Defender is unable to represent, due to a conflict of interest, for court proceedings in the Superior Court and for appeals to higher courts.
Did You Know?
Five Alternate Public Defender attorneys were appointed to the position of Superior Court Judge by Governor Jerry Brown.
"Last year APD attorneys provided legal representation in over 30,000 cases and five outstanding APD attorneys were appointed to the position of Superior Court Judge."