For all media inquiries and questions, please email Pubdef-MediaRelations@sfgov.org. Someone will contact you back in 24-48 hours.
Our response to the ongoing investigation into the leak of the Jeff Adachi police report
Need an official statement from Public Defender Manohar Raju? Curious where our office stands on a specific issue? Or looking to interview one of our Deputy Public Defenders? Send us a message using the form on the right and someone will get back to you in 24-48 business hours.
Our office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 AM to 5 PM. We are closed on many holidays. For a complete list of days we are closed on, please visit City and County Holiday schedule.
We are proud to present our 2023 Calendar and FY22 Annual Report.
If you would like a physical copy, please contact us with your mailing information and we will do our best to dispatch one to you.
See previous year Annual Reports here.
Public Defender Manohar Raju sets the overall mission and goals of the office. Chief Attorney Matt Gonzalez runs the day to day operations of the office.
Download Manohar Raju's headshot here or Matt Gonzalez's headshot here.