Kurt S. Wachter Investigator II,public Defender · Alternate Public Defender


Kurt S. Wachter holds the position title INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER, employed in the department of Alternate Public Defender in Los Angeles County. The total compensation in 2016 is $132446.00.

For the position title INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER, the number of employees is 99; the average compensation is $119,865; the minimum compensation is $3,211; the maximum compensation is $172,758.

For the department Alternate Public Defender, the number of employees is 301; the average compensation is $171,580; the minimum compensation is $0; the maximum compensation is $387,184.


Kurt S. Wachter · INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER · Alternate Public Defender

Last Name WACHTER
First Name KURT
Middle Initial S
Position Title INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER
Department Alternate Public Defender
Base Earnings $104751.00
Overtime Earnings $0.00
Other Earnings $2851.00
Leave Time Payouts $0.00
Total Earnings $107602.00
Medical Dental Vision $0.00
Retirement Surcharge $0.00
Pension Contributions $19192.00
Deferred Contributons $3297.00
LTD Life Medical Tax $2244.00
Other Benefits $111.00
Total Benefits $24844.00
Total Compensation $132446.00
Year 2016

Investigator II,public Defender · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
JOAQUIN RODRIQUEZ JR $130012.85 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
MELISSA FUENTES $150291.11 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
DANIEL WOOLSEY $146848.17 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
SHAUNTI YANIK $125005.91 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
STEVEN CONTRERAS $132141.98 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
RICHARD SANFORD $142179.86 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
GREGORY GRANT $138073.92 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
BRENDA BAEZ-GUERENA $133855.92 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
STEPHEN CLARK $65333.51 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
JOSEPH LINARES $134748.73 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
SUSAN STEPHANS $131753.87 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
AUDRY WARD $131777.73 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
ALEJANDRA GOMEZ $149111.41 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
GEORGE VIDAL $132412.63 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
HELENA MERA $152160.40 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
ROBERT CALABUIG $155358.47 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
MICHAEL GORMAN $149236.61 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
PETER HUNTER $149334.71 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
MARK TAPPAN $56731.18 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
MARGARITA HERMOSILLO $125335.05 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender

Alternate Public Defender · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
JULIA TASCHETTA $241399.94 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Alternate Public Defender
SANDRA GONZALEZ $88383.12 SENIOR DEPARTMENTAL PERSONNEL ASST Alternate Public Defender
JEFFREY KELLEY $288667.83 HEAD DEPUTY,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
NAZILA SHOKRIAN $227573.30 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
MONA AFRASHTEH $132089.43 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Alternate Public Defender
BLANCA ALVAREZ $89686.11 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Alternate Public Defender
REYMUNDO MIJARES $161532.62 INVESTIGATOR III, PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
JANA SENG $227277.32 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Alternate Public Defender
ERNESTO PACHECO $178484.54 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
JOSEPH LINARES $134748.73 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER SCHERER $128021.06 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Alternate Public Defender
MARIE RODRIGUEZ $155097.89 INVESTIGATOR III, PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
ILYA ALEKSEYEFF $171728.52 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
MAMTA AHLUWALIA $35674.09 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Alternate Public Defender
JAMES BRUNS $193397.89 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Alternate Public Defender
ALICE RAMIREZ $94871.12 SUPVG LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASST. Alternate Public Defender
DAVID CANTY $232480.40 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Alternate Public Defender
DEREK KAWAI $95587.37 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Alternate Public Defender
MONICA SALZ $247368.32 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Alternate Public Defender
REID HONJIYO $213015.23 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender

Alternate Public Defender · Employee by Position_Title

Position Number of Employees Average Salary Maximum Salary Minimum Salary Employee
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV 80 $238,920 $268,137 $180,206 VIVIAN GRAY
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III 59 $182,180 $244,868 $22,614 LEE ROSEN
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II 46 $139,920 $193,398 $14,705 ANGELIQUE JOHNSON
INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER 28 $132,390 $172,758 $84,536 SHERRILYNE HEADLEY
HEAD DEPUTY,PUBLIC DEFENDER 16 $284,561 $312,442 $227,520 DAVID DELGADO
LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II 10 $82,183 $90,742 $69,529 GEORGINA CRUZ
PARALEGAL 8 $84,169 $101,285 $56,834 TONI RETANA
SR LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT 8 $90,256 $96,837 $82,190 VICKEY GILMORE
SENIOR PARALEGAL 5 $113,313 $119,426 $111,274 TERESA MONTEZ
STUDENT PROFESSIONAL WORKER I 3 $2,314 $6,587 $127 VERONICA GARCILAZO
INVESTIGATOR III, PUBLIC DEFENDER 3 $154,104 $161,533 $145,681 REYMUNDO MIJARES
LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT I 3 $48,052 $65,206 $24,221 JAMIE MONTOYA
SUPERVISING PARALEGAL 3 $119,731 $120,768 $118,166 ALBERTAJEAN LEE
STUDENT WORKER 3 $13,639 $16,697 $10,640 GABRIELA TALAMANTES
SUPVG LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASST. 3 $88,979 $94,871 $78,856 ALICE RAMIREZ
DIV CHF,PUBLIC DEF 2 $312,316 $320,349 $304,283 LARRY THAXTON
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER I 2 $130,757 $138,677 $122,837 MARIA CORDERO
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER I 2 $89,042 $107,337 $70,748 IRIS ROE
INTERMEDIATE TYPIST-CLERK 2 $53,904 $66,790 $41,018 EVELYN GONZALEZ
SENIOR DEPARTMENTAL PERSONNEL ASST 1 $88,383 $88,383 $88,383 SANDRA GONZALEZ