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
ILYA ALEKSEYEFF $171728.52 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
ROBERT LU $193482.51 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
ELIZABETH LASHLEY-HAYNES $185994.89 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER SHARPE $217781.39 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
EYVIN HERNANDEZ $173011.62 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LESLIE ALLENBY $216399.48 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JANET GREENBERG $210038.44 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CHEROL NELLON $213988.84 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MARCUS HUNTLEY $200520.04 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MARK MCBRIDE $201109.14 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
YVONNE VELAZQUEZ $210957.94 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
RALPH TAMERS $209758.25 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
GABRIEL SILVERS $185263.53 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
STEVEN LUND $225689.48 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
EVAN KITAHARA $213403.41 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MICHAEL COGHLAN $215702.27 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CAROL LOWELL $106352.67 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
PETER CHUNG $187376.88 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MICHAEL MANY $210151.73 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MELISSA MERTENS $201923.91 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender

Public Defender · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
BETTY MESHACK $187821.70 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LAURENCE SARNOFF $35067.78 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
TAMMY DUONG $141869.83 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
ENEDINA GARCIA $172439.84 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
MALCOLM WILLIAMS $142514.97 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
SARAH WEIL REBACK $165383.99 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
MATTHEW HUEY $255064.01 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Public Defender
BRET RAYBURN $204819.61 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JANE NEWMAN $299599.50 HEAD DEPUTY,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
LORENMARIE MANNING $143259.02 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
KELVIN ZHONG $5517.91 STUDENT PROFESSIONAL WORKER I Public Defender
ANDREA WYRICK $76921.80 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
CLYDE JULOYA $142437.44 ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER II Public Defender
TINA KATZ $113137.28 SENIOR PARALEGAL Public Defender
EVA MARIA ALBA $45109.86 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
LESLIE ALLENBY $216399.48 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
ROBERT LU $193482.51 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
GRACIELA VALENZUELA $190850.42 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
KRATU PATEL $148204.43 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
NANCY WILSON $103570.57 SAFETY OFFICER I 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
PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORKER I 5 $90,372 $105,034 $81,337 STACY LUONG
SENIOR IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST 5 $117,016 $124,189 $95,826 VU DOAN
SR LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT 4 $87,266 $94,464 $80,446 ALICIA ALBURO