- Public Defender
- Supervisor, Felony Team One
- (530) 406-4546
Monica Brushia graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a BA in History in 1991 and then went out of state to attend the University of Arizona, College of Law, in Tucson, where she graduated in May 1994. She was admitted to the California State Bar in December 1994 and Federal Court in January 1995.
Monica started working in Yolo County, February 1997. On December 23, 2007, she became a Supervisor and for the past few years she has been a Felony Team Supervisor. Monica also helps coordinate and keep track of the Public Defender’s Speakers Bureau (Public Defender’s Community Service, such as attorneys speaking at schools, mentoring, Moot Court coaches and judges). Lastly, in 2014 she became a member of the Yolo County Employee Commission. The Commission tries to foster interagency cooperation, and most importantly, a venue for employee likes and dislikes. Monica celebrated her 20th anniversary as an attorney and public defender in December of 2014.