Located in the Palo Alto Courthouse, the Palo Alto Branch Office of the Santa Clara County District Attorney…More prosecutes crimes that occur in Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Stanford. The Office is currently under the direction of Deputy District Attorney Javier Alcala.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is the law enforcement agency for all of Santa Clara County, covering 15 cities and 1.7 million residents. It is the largest prosecuting agency in Northern California, handling over 45,000 cases a year with a staff of nearly 500 people.
Santa Clara County Public Defender Office 270 Grant Ave, Palo Alto, CA94306 The Santa Clara County Public Defender Office provides legal representation to indigent clients who are charged with…More crimes in Santa Clara County. The office also represents minors who have been charged in Juvenile Court. The court's mandate comes from the Sixth Amendment of the federal Constitution, as well as Article 1, Section 15 of the California Constitution, which provide defendants the right to counsel. The office aims to provide vigorous, high quality representation to its clients regardless of the nature or notoriety of the charges against them. The office is organized under Mary J. Greenwood.