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Legal Support Specialist
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ADI Office

Appellate Defenders, Inc. (ADI)
555 West Beech Street, Ste. 300
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: 619.696.0282
Fax: 619.696.7789

Case Questions

Clients and families with questions concerning an appeal pending in the Fourth Appellate District should contact counsel appointed to the case. If counsel has not yet been appointed, email

Under our contract with the State, ADI can only assist indigent persons on appeal within the Fourth Appellate District – San Diego, Imperial, Inyo, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange counties. If you need a lawyer or legal advice you should contact the bar association or a lawyer referral service for the State and County in which you live, or where your case is being heard.

Panel Liaisons

Linda Fabian:

Siri Shetty:

How to Become a Panel Attorney

ADI regularly accepts applications for both our criminal and dependency panels. We value quality applicants who have a demonstrated dedication to indigent defense work, strong writing skills, and a willingness to be a zealous advocate for clients.

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