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Assistant Public Defender
The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office has immediate openings for Assistant Public Defenders responsible for the representation of indigent persons in criminal courts, with emphasis on criminal defense related matters. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Starting Salary: $83,433 - $112,372. 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: Assistant Public Defender
Organization: The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office
Location: Oswego,  NY 
United States
Salary: $83,433 - $112,372
Posting Start Date: 9/17/2023
Date Posted: 9/17/2023
Requirements Qualifications: Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited law school. Preference may be given to applicants with 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, Cayuga, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, or Onondaga County at time of appointment.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/31/2023
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The Oswego County Public Defender’s Office
46 East Bridge Street

Oswego,  NY 13126
United States
Jamie Thompson