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
ELLEN COLEMAN $229229.67 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JENNIFER ROCKENBACK $198482.26 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
PATRICIA DE LA GUERRA-JONES $211619.14 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MICHAEL SINDELL $156227.00 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
CHRISTOPHER SHARPE $217781.39 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
NANCY KOLOCOTRONIS $173870.74 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MEREDITH RUDHMAN $192016.79 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LOURDES CAWILE $214905.40 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LISA LICHTENSTEIN $209942.46 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
STEVEN LUND $225689.48 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
EYVIN HERNANDEZ $173011.62 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MAHIN SALEHI $152585.92 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
MAUREEN PATTI $215991.03 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
LESLIE RINGOLD $192262.78 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
KRISTEN FINLEY $197636.99 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
MEARL LOTTMAN $200754.42 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
VERONICA MURAYAMA $207600.78 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Alternate Public Defender
JOHN CARR $212935.19 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
DELIA METOYER $196477.99 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JANET ARAUJO $206448.80 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender

Public Defender · Employee

Name Total Compensation Position Title Department
REYES DURAN $3211.44 INVESTIGATOR II,PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
MICHELLE HENDERSON $25868.56 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER I Public Defender
CAITLIN MCCANN $147507.37 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
JOHN SCHNEIDER $114925.59 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
MIRIAM SINGER $100963.31 PARALEGAL Public Defender
CRISTINA LONG $16535.82 WAREHOUSE WORKER AID Public Defender
ALVIN THOMAS $224049.50 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
JAMIE MARCUS $161972.43 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
GRAHAM BENTLEY $150423.01 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
BRAD SIEGEL $261492.19 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Public Defender
GUADALUPE ZAMORANO-REAGIN $221393.86 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
THOMAS MOORE $232566.32 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER IV Public Defender
KAREN NASH $177348.84 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
CLYDE JULOYA $142437.44 ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MANAGER II Public Defender
TERI YIN $78237.58 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER II Public Defender
CHRISTINE FIELD $179229.51 DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER III Public Defender
MARIA RODRIGUEZ $156536.26 INVESTIGATOR III, PUBLIC DEFENDER Public Defender
ROSE TRENADO $87508.12 LEGAL OFFICE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II Public Defender
ERIN VITES $112131.28 SENIOR PARALEGAL Public Defender
MICHAEL KENNETT $115669.28 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
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
VETERAN INTERN, OFFICE & CLERICAL SUPPORT 4 $18,152 $19,714 $15,303 LONNELL COLE