Assistant Public Defender
The Yates County Public Defender is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Public Defender position.
The Assistant Public Defender shall represent without charge, indigent persons within the County of Yates entitled to such representation pursuant to Section 717 of the New York State County Law. The work of the Assistant Public Defender is performed under guidelines provided by law and under the general supervision of the Public Defender.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Counsel and represent indigent criminal defendants at every stage of the proceedings following arrest, and shall initiate such proceedings as in his or her judgment are necessary to protect the rights of the accused, and may, in his or her discretion, prosecute any appeal, if in his or her judgment the facts and circumstances warrant such appeal;
Counsel and represent indigent persons entitled to counsel pursuant to sections 262 and 1120 of the New York State Family Court Act, Section 407 of the New York State Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act or Article 6-C of the New York State Corrections Law at every stage of the proceedings, and shall initiate such proceedings as in his or her judgment are necessary to protect the rights of such person, and may prosecute any appeal, when, in his or her judgment the facts and circumstances warrant such appeal;
To be determined based on experience.
Submit your application by clicking on the following link: https://mycivilservice.yatescounty.org/
April 26, 2021