County of Ventura
Welcome to the
OFFICE OF THE VENTURA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
We hope your visit to our site gives you a chance to better understand the job performed by the men and women working at the Public Defender’s Office.
We are a voice for the poor. Our mission is to ensure equal justice for our clients by providing exceptional legal representation. For those unable to afford a private lawyer, we provide representation in criminal, juvenile, mental health, and probate. Our attorneys & staff are highly trained in these areas and are here to serve you, our community.
We seek to treat each client with respect, regardless of the nature of the case against them. We act as strong advocates at all stages of the court process, including trial by jury.
It is our goal to provide helpful information on our website. Should you require more information, just e-mail or call us and we will be happy to assist you.
Visit Us Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hall of Justice
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Room # 207
Ventura, CA 93009
Juvenile Justice Center
4353 Vineyard Room #296
Oxnard, CA 93033
The Inmate Locator provides information regarding arrested and in-custody persons in Ventura County.
The Criminal Docket Finder was developed in accordance with Marsy’s Law to provide victims with information on the defendant’s appearance at public proceedings.
DISCLAIMER: This site is meant to provide information of a general nature which you should verify with an attorney before relying upon it. It does not provide legal advice and is not meant to establish an attorney-client relationship. If you are seeking legal advice you should ALWAYS contact an attorney.
Paralegal Walk in Hours
8:30 am to 11: 00 am
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
July 31, 2017
Retired after 25 Years of Service
September 8, 2017
Appointed New Chief Investigator
Public Defender County of Ventura
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