Romina R. Aghai Deputy Public Defender IIi · Public Defender


Romina R. Aghai holds the position title DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III, employed in the department of Public Defender in Los Angeles County. The total compensation in 2016 is $223699.00.

For the position title DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III, the number of employees is 338; the average compensation is $194,302; the minimum compensation is $22,614; the maximum compensation is $244,868.

For the department Public Defender, the number of employees is 1098; the average compensation is $154,217; the minimum compensation is $318; the maximum compensation is $445,350.


Romina R. Aghai · DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III · Public Defender

Last Name AGHAI
First Name ROMINA
Middle Initial R
Position Title DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III
Department Public Defender
Base Earnings $145568.00
Overtime Earnings $0.00
Other Earnings $3729.00
Leave Time Payouts $4526.00
Total Earnings $153824.00
Medical Dental Vision $20932.00
Retirement Surcharge $0.00
Pension Contributions $24947.00
Deferred Contributons $12415.00
LTD Life Medical Tax $3082.00
Other Benefits $8499.00
Total Benefits $69875.00
Total Compensation $223699.00
Year 2016

Deputy Public Defender IIi · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
ERIKA DOWDELL $167036.31 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
HOWARD MILLER $208610.40 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
KIMBERLY DOTSON $202466.19 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER SHARPE $217781.39 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CELIA BENITEZ-BALDERRAMA $209766.19 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LISA GREER $229150.18 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JEFFREY MC CAMPBELL $98369.73 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
GUADALUPE ZAMORANO-REAGIN $221393.86 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
DENISE FUJITA $179417.33 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
WAYNE SUZUKAWA $209314.79 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CHRISTIAN LE $207180.34 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
STEPHANIE DIXON $213931.12 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
LESLIE WARREN $201421.38 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
RIKKI SENDER $190260.93 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
WILLIAM HOFFMAN JR $56226.40 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER THOMAS $224296.98 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JEFFREY TRELOAR $200714.25 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
PETER OLIVEREZ JR $217193.87 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
AUDREY SCHULTZ $198747.74 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
ALEXANDRA VIKSMAN $221063.35 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender

Public Defender · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
DAWNA WHITE $85258.66 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
CONSTANCE HSIAO $20043.88 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER I Public Defender
ELIZABETH AGUILAR $140796.28 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
PAMELA SOMMERS $69334.56 SUPERVISING CLERK Public Defender
REYES DURAN $3211.44 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
DEAN DERUISE $155348.80 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
LUISA CAMPBELL $105033.53 PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER I Public Defender
WAYNE FELTON $24687.48 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
LISA ZIMMERMAN $246483.15 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Public Defender
RITA BADHAN $207019.53 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
ERIC JOHNSON $124465.96 SUPERVISING PARALEGAL Public Defender
CRISTINA ALEGRE $79541.21 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
EYVIN HERNANDEZ $173011.62 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
DELIA METOYER $196477.99 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LONI TRANG $145178.58 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
TAI TANG $124189.18 SENIOR IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST Public Defender
MICHAEL WILLETT $151355.60 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER THOMAS $224296.98 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
SANDRA JACKSON-FLETCHER $107080.16 MANAGEMENT SECRETARY III Public Defender
CHARLES ANDERSON $153731.73 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender

Public Defender · Employee by Position_Title

Position Number of Employees Average Salary Maximum Salary Minimum Salary Employee
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III 279 $196,866 $229,230 $42,097 DIANE LINK
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II 239 $144,141 $192,467 $5,024 MELVIN HIGASHI
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV 143 $232,605 $266,730 $54,621 STEVEN FISHER
INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER 71 $114,925 $169,280 $3,211 REYES DURAN
LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II 71 $75,974 $91,899 $11,148 BERNICE HICKS
PARALEGAL 33 $89,916 $121,457 $5,602 AUDREY ANDERSON
HEAD DEPUTY,PUBLIC DEFENDER 28 $264,082 $308,573 $95,596 RITA SMITH
SENIOR PARALEGAL 27 $102,367 $120,079 $21,888 GENEVA BROUSSARD
DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER I 25 $43,556 $114,608 $318 CHRISTINA LOPEZ
SUPVG LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASST. 19 $79,224 $97,192 $23,475 LETICIA FONSECA
INTERMEDIATE TYPIST-CLERK 14 $51,645 $63,119 $33,924 BONISHA SCHENCK
INVESTIGATOR III, PUBLIC DEFENDER 13 $161,428 $176,626 $146,258 THEODORE BRAGA JR
PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER II 13 $107,724 $120,063 $90,499 MARIA SIM
LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT I 13 $53,847 $76,068 $18,636 MARIA CONTRERAS
STUDENT PROFESSIONAL WORKER I 10 $8,021 $11,809 $4,440 RONI MANOUKI
DIV CHF,PUBLIC DEF 8 $263,573 $310,540 $49,442 JOANNE ROTSTEIN
INTERMEDIATE CLERK 7 $64,377 $68,730 $53,154 AIDE ACOSTA
SENIOR IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST 5 $117,016 $124,189 $95,826 VU DOAN
PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER I 5 $90,372 $105,034 $81,337 STACY LUONG
SR LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT 4 $87,266 $94,464 $80,446 ALICIA ALBURO