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Call (805) 654-2201 for general questions regarding your case and a receptionist will be happy to assist you.

NAMETITLEPHONE NO.
Todd HowethPublic Defender(805) 654-2201
Claudia BautistaAssistant Public Defender(805) 477-7130
Paul DrevenstedtAssistant Public Defender(805) 654-2408
Michael RodriguezChief Deputy Public Defender(805) 654-3199
Andre NintcheffChief Deputy Public Defender(805) 662-6705
Timothy QuinnChief Deputy Public Defender(805) 477-7128
Aurora LazaroManager, Fiscal/Administrative Services(805) 654-2214
Ezekiel BerkleyClerical Supervisor(805) 477-7134
Lorin CalderonAdministrative Assistant(805) 654-2211
Call (805) 654-2201 for general questions regarding your case and a receptionist will be happy to assist you. For email use this format: firstname.lastname@ventura.org
NAME PHONE NO. NAME PHONE NO.
Albers, Michael (805) 654-3016 Magar, Monique (805) 654-3321
Alvarez-Bames, Christina (805) 622-6550 1 1
Aucoin, Erik (805) 654-3024 1 1
Baker, Russell (805) 654-2248 Major, Glenn (805) 654-2215
Banuelos, Josie (805) 654-3044 Manning, Margaret (805) 654-2210
Bartick, Jennifer (805) 477-7174 Maserang, Benjamin (805) 654-2207
Benefraim, Ayala (805) 654-3958 Mathis, Rebekah (805) 654-3018
Benitez, Matthew (805) 981-5991 McNamara, John (805) 654-3022
Benthale, Katia (805) 654-3959 McPeak, Denise (805) 981-5992
Brown, Bartley (805) 654-2209 Meth, Marie (805) 654-3017
Candelaria, Anita (805) 654-2714 Miles, Melanie (805) 981-5993
Correa, Ashley (805) 477-7102 Nava, Joaquin (805) 981-5819
Cummins, Monica (805) 654-2769 Neumann, Andrea (805) 654-2182
Daily, Travis (805) 677-8739 Perelman, Vivian (805) 477-7173
Drevenstedt, Paul (805) 654-2408 Quest, William (805) 654-3032
Ford, Hali (805) 477-7108 Rosenthal, Jennifer (805) 662-6574
Forry, Donna (805) 654-3515 Sabharwal, Negar (805) 654-2842
Fritsch, Cerise (805) 654-3033 Taylor, Julie (805) 654-3513
Gray, Nicholas (805) 654-3012 Taylor, Daniel (805) 654-3015
Harmon, James (805) 662-6530 Terry, Matthew (805) 654-5047
Hartnett, Thomas (805) 654-3514 Tucker, Randolph (805) 654-2798
Hoang, Daniel (805) 654-3019 Tuttle, Justin (805) 654-2420
Jenkins, Damon (805) 662-6541 Zide, Gay (805) 654-2751
Kawai, Dusty (805) 662-6559
Kodman, Rod (805) 654-3041
Lenehan, William (805) 654-3034
Lewis, Barbara (805) 654-2415
Call (805) 654-2201 for general questions regarding your case and a receptionist will be happy to assist you. INVESTIGATORS
NAME PHONE NO.
Carlton, Larry (805) 654-3382 Chief Investigator
Town, Annette (805) 654-2843 Supervising Investigator
Garcia, Ezmeralda (805) 677-8765
Koehler, Tamara (805) 654-3508
Levi, Marc (805) 654-5044
Miller, Aron (805) 654-2838
Mendez, Eliseo (805) 654-2491
Niss, Ryan (805) 654-3877
Plaza, Yadira (805) 662-6850
Ramos, Adela (805) 477-7127
Rosales, Dominique (805) 654-2213
Vara, Joseph (805) 654-2837
Vasquez, Ariana (805) 654-3312
Wiggins,Chas (805) 662-6664
Call (805) 654-2201 for general questions regarding your case and a receptionist will be happy to assist you. SENTENCING SPECIALISTS
Name Phone No.
Lourdes Cardenas (805) 654-3024
Priscilla Harada (805) 662-6546
Shalini Khullar (805) 654-3020
Yasmin Morrison (805) 654-3031
Ashley Blom (805) 654-3134

Call (805) 654-2201 for general questions regarding your case and a receptionist will be happy to assist you.

PARALEGALS

NamePhone No.
Figueroa, Desiree(805) 654-2201
Iriarte, Paulette(805) 654-2201
Lopez, Gloria(805) 654-2201
Wyatt, Christine(805) 654-2201

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