Kelly Pretzer

Kelly Pretzer

Deputy Public Defender Clean Slate

Kelly Pretzer is the Lead Attorney at the San Francisco Public Defender Clean Slate Unit. In her role, Kelly represents clients on all types on expungement petitions, conducts outreach in the community, and does policy work to expand California's expungement laws. Kelly's goal is to reach everyone who has a record in San Francisco and provide them with the maximum expungement relief possible.

Prior to coming to Clean Slate, Kelly worked at East Bay Family Defenders and at the Shelby County Public Defender in Memphis, Tennessee. Kelly is a Gideon's Promise Class of 2014 graduate and credits her grandmother, her professors, and Jon Rapping, Founder and CEO of Gideon's Promise, for sparking her passion for public defense. Kelly is a 2014 graduate of American University Washington College of Law and a 2008 graduate of the University of California Santa Cruz.

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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hall P | St. Mary's Cathedral - Event Center

SB 731 Record Clearing Clinic

Californians For Safety & Justice & San Francisco Public Defender's Office are joining and setting up a Record Cleaning Clinic, resources and support to submit petitions under SB 731 record-sealing expungement.