Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office


800 Ferry Street
Martinez, CA 94553


Provides legal representation for indigent persons accused of crimes in Contra Costa County. Offers assistance with clearing prior criminal records through the (Clean Slate Program).

Handicap Accessible?


Is Shelter?


Date of Official Change:

April 11, 2020

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

800 Ferry Street
Martinez, CA 94553


800 Ferry Street
Martinez, CA 94553


Robin Lipetzky

Public Defender

Phone Numbers


(925) 335-8010

Main Number

(925) 335-8000


Not Applicable


Provides legal representation for adults charged with crimes (misdemeanor or felony) or violations of probation; and minors (persons under 18) charged in the juvenile court who are financially unable to hire an attorney. Public defenders do not represent persons accused of traffic violations or any code infraction which cannot result in a jail sentence. Public defenders are also sometimes appointed for representation of persons potentially subject to conservatorship proceedings relating to involuntary civil mental health commitments.


Monday-Friday, 8-5pm


Unable to afford private attorney in criminal matters


Call for information, fees vary on ability to pay

Intake Procedure

Call for appointment


Spanish and English

Service Area

Contra Costa County

Geography Served

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  • California
    • Contra Costa County

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