Mayor Breed Names Manohar Raju as Successor to Late Public Defender Jeff Adachi



This morning, Mayor London Breed named Manohar Raju as the next public defender of San Francisco. Raju is a long-time attorney with the public defender’s office and was mentored by the late Public Defender Jeff Adachi who passed away suddenly last month. Raju will serve in the role of Public Defender until voters elect a permanent public defender in November. The Bar Association of San Francisco congratulates Manohar on his appointment.