Michael Young currently serves as the Chief Public Defender for the Bexar County Public Defender’s Office in San Antonio, Texas. The public defender’s office in Bexar County is composed of the trial, appellate and mental health departments. He is a 1995 graduate of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas and began his career as a prosecutor working along the Texas-Mexico border in Hidalgo and Cameron County, Texas. Prior to his appointment as Chief Public Defender, he operated his own criminal defense practice and was employed as an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Texas.
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