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1st Assistant Public Defender
The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office has an immediate opening for a First Assistant Public Defender responsible for assisting the Public Defender in overseeing and participating in the counsel and representation of indigent persons in criminal courts, with emphasis on criminal defense related matters and for the management of the professional staff at the office with wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgement.

Starting Salary: $107,270 – $144,477. Salary negotiable to be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Oswego County offers a competitive benefit package including: health insurance, life insurance, and NYS retirement. Candidates may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.



To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Visit our website to complete an online application or submit a paper application to the address below. Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Oswego County Human Resources Department
46 East Bridge Street
Oswego, New York 13126
(315) 349-8209 Fax: (315) 349-8254
Email: humanresources@oswegocounty.com
Web: www.oswegocounty.com/humanresources
Position: 1st Assistant Public Defender
Organization: The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office
Location: Oswego,  NY 
United States
Salary: $107,270 – $144,477
Posting Start Date: 9/17/2023
Date Posted: 9/17/2023
Requirements Qualifications: Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school and four (4) years of experience in the practice of criminal law and/or in Family Court.

Special Requirement: NYS License to practice law. Candidate must be a resident of Oswego County at time of appointment.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/30/2023
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The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office
46 East Bridge Street

Oswego,  NY 
United States
Jamie Thompson