Steve Harmon

Riverside County Public Defender Steve Harmon, center, flanked by Assitant Public Defender Brian Boles, left, and Assistant Public Defender Chad Firetag, right, on Oct. 8, 2013.The trio are the core administrators for the office Harmon took over six months ago.(Kurt Miller/Staff Photographer)

October 18, 2013; 06:09 PM

When longtime private defense attorney Steve Harmon stepped into the Riverside County public defender’s office in April, he was looking at one of his biggest cases — not something on a court docket, but the office itself.

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