The Public Defender of Cattaraugus County is seeking a full-time Assistant Public Defender for an immediate opening.

News from Public Defender, Posted on Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:16am

The Public Defender of Cattaraugus County is seeking a full-time Assistant Public Defender for an immediate opening. 

 

Candidates must be admitted to the bar and in good standing to practice law in New York State with commitment to undertake cases before Cattaraugus County Family Court and various local criminal courts.  The office of the Public Defender engages in “Client Centered” representation.  The position requires a commitment to providing Counsel at First Appearance and includes periodic “On-Call” work to ensure staffing for arraignments.  A valid driver’s license and vehicle is a necessity. Strong research and writing skills and a commitment to the representation of individuals who are financially unable to retain counsel required.  The ideal candidate is able to work collaboratively with other lawyers and staff.  Starting salary $2,040 bi-weekly.  Excellent health insurance and other fringe benefits.

 

If interested, send cover letter expressing interest with application and/or resume to:

Mark S. Williams, Esq.,

Cattaraugus County Public Defender

175 North Union Street, Blue Bird Square,

Olean NY 14760

Fax: (716)373-3462

Email: pubdef [at] cattco [dot] org

 

Located in the picturesque Enchanted Mountains of Southwestern New York, one hour drive from Buffalo.  Applications for employment available online at http://www.cattco.org/jobs and will be accepted up to August 11, 2017.

 

Cattaraugus County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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