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Legal Defender

Dean Brault
Legal Defender

Dean J. Brault received a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management in 1993.  He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1996.  He served as the law clerk and bailiff for the Honorable John Davis at the Pima County Superior Court in 1997.  He was hired as an Assistant Public Defender at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office in September of 1997.  While at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Brault handled misdemeanors, extraditions, appellate cases, and felonies including homicide and sex cases.  He became one of the felony trial team leaders in 2012.  In August of 2015, Mr. Brault was appointed as the Pima County Legal Defender.  In addition to managerial and administrative responsibilities, Mr. Brault also handles felony cases including serious offenses.