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Petra M. DeJesus - Oakland, CA

Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400 Oakland, CA 94607- 3858

Updated: 11/12/2019

Oakland Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyer


After graduating from law school, Petra DeJesus focused most of her legal career in public interest law. She represented low income individuals at California Rural Legal Assistance, Mission Community Legal Defense, and the San Francisco Public Defender's office. As a senior Public Defender trial attorney, she has experience in all aspects of criminal litigation and has completed numerous jury trials including serious felonies and homicides...

About Petra M. DeJesus

Practice Areas

  • Asbestos Mesothelioma

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1982

Other Affiliations

  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • San Francisco La Raza Bar Association, 1985 - 1990 (Member)
  • San Francisco La Raza Bar Association (President)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member)
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • California State Bar Association, Ethnic Minority Relations Committee, 1985 - 1988 (Member)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Member)
  • State Bar of California (Member)
  • National American Corporate Counsel Association, 1996 - 1997 (Member)
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers (Director)
  • Public Justice Foundation


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1982
    Honors: Public Interest Law Graduate
    Honors: Third Year Class President
    Honors: Commencement Speaker
    Honors: Extern California Supreme Court, Central Staff
  • San Francisco State University, 1979
    Honors: Deans List

Past Positions

  • ETM Entertainment Network, General Counsel, 1995
  • San Francisco Public Defender’s Office

Pro Bono Activities

  • Commissioner, San Francisco Police Commission
  • California Rural Legal Assistance
  • Mission Community Legal Defense


Office Information


Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400 Oakland, CA 94607- 3858


  • (510) 835-4913

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