We provide quality legal assistance to individuals charged with a crime in state court who are financially unable to retain private counsel.
Mental health and juvenile court matters are handled by special units within the office.
Our office proudly reflects the diversity and high level of commitment necessary for our mission.
Lisa Bertolino Public Defender Of Tulare County
Thomas McGuire Assistant Public Defender
Ben Smukler Chief Public Defender
Erin Brooks Supervising Attorney
Sylvia Hanna Supervising Attorney
Angela Krueger Supervising Attorney
Tim Rote Supervising Attorney
Patricia Stanley Supervising Attorney
Andrew Stark Supervising Attorney