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Assistant Public Defender
The Wayne County NY Public Defender is a mid-sized office practicing high quality, client-centered, holistic and innovative criminal defense in a rural setting. We currently have an opening for an Assistant Public Defender. This attorney will carry a reasonable mixed caseload of clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges and may have the opportunity to be involved in various other representation, including Raise the Age clients in Youth Part, Drug Treatment Court, parole violations, appeals and mitigation work. Salary ranges from $71,275 to $96,222 DOE, with additional stipend compensation for required shared participation in our Centralized Arraignment Program. 

Benefits include:
  • Health insurance with dental and vision benefits
  • NYS retirement system  
  • Deferred Compensation available
  • Flexible Health Care accounts
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • A robust EAP program
  • Reimbursement for NYS Attorney Registration fees
  • Professional organization memberships
  • A collaborative and supportive office culture
Position: Assistant Public Defender
Organization: Wayne County Public Defender
Location: Lyons,  NY 
United States
Salary: $71,275 to $96,222 DOE
Posting Start Date: 3/16/2023
Date Posted: 3/16/2023

Demonstrated dedication to practicing indigent defense in a team setting required.  
Residency in Wayne County NOT REQUIRED, but preferred for this position.  

Applicants must be currently admitted to practice in NYS.  Send resume, references and a writing sample to Andrew D. Correia, Esq., Public Defender, Wayne County Public Defender, 26 Church Street, Lyons NY 14489 or at acorreia@co.wayne.ny.us.  Civil Service job posting can be found here: https://waynecountyny.gov/Jobs.aspx

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Status: This listing expires on: 6/14/2023
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Wayne County Public Defender
26 Church Street

Lyons,  NY 14489
United States
(315) 946-7472
(315) 946-7478
Andrew D. Correia