Executive Management

Elena D'Agustino, Interim Solano County Public Defender,  has been a Solano County Deputy Public Defender since 1998. Elena was promoted to Chief Deputy Public Defender on October 3, 2010 and then to Interim Public Defender as of February, 24, 2019.  During Ms. D'Agustino's tenure, she has supervised both felony and misdemeanor attorneys, and represented clients in dozens of jury trials for all types of crimes.  Ms. D'Agustino obtained her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York.  As a law student, she interned with the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, in Manhattan.  Ms. D'Agustino received her B.S. in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Oscar Bobrow, Chief Deputy Public Defender in the Vallejo Office was a former Contra Costa County Deputy Public Defender for 25 years.  Mr. Bobrow received his JD from American University in Washington D.C. and his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of California at Santa Barbara.  While a deputy Public Defender in Contra Costa County Mr. Bobrow was primarily assigned to the felony trial division handling cases from the Richmond Branch office including capital cases. Mr. Bobrow has tried to a jury over 100 felonies and was the lead attorney in several challenges to Contra Costa County’s felony jury venire system, establishing in court proceedings that a historical pattern of under representation of African American citizens were, and are, excluded from the jury venires in that county. For the last six years Mr. Bobrow has also been member of the California Public Defender’s Association Board of Governors and has served as a member of the California JNE Commission.