THE INVESTIGATION DIVISION
To provide investigative and support services of the highest ethical and professional standards, second to none, in the defense of indigent clients in San Mateo County.
The Private Defender Program understands that, in a wide variety of cases, the role of
an investigator is crucial to the high-quality representation to which our clients are entitled. The PDP’s commitment to providing this valuable service is clear and investigators are available for every case.
The Chief Investigator presides over a finely tuned organization of some of the most talented investigators in the country. The team’s collective breadth of experience, diversity
The investigative services available to every PDP client include, but are not limited to, locating and interviewing witnesses, serving subpoenas on witnesses for trial, photographing and documenting crime scenes. Investigators can also help obtain evidence, such as medical records, cell phone records, camera footage
For assistance during regular business hours:
please call (650) 298-4000
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
"If there is no equal justice,
there is no justice at all."
Chief Justice Warren Burger