12077 Public Defender

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Albany County Public Defender 60 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12207 4.3 miles from 12077 518-447-7150


Schenectady Public Defender 519 State Street Schenectady NY 12305 17.5 miles from 12077 518-386-2266

Greene County Public Defender 411 Main Street Catskill NY 12414 25.8 miles from 12077 518-719-3220

Saratoga County Public Defender 40 McMaster St Ballston Spa NY 12020 28.6 miles from 12077 518-884-4795

Bennington Public Defender 411 Gage Street Woodford VT 05201 36.1 miles from 12077 802-442-8316

Fulton County Public Defender 55 East Main Street Johnstown NY 12095 41.7 miles from 12077 518-736-5820

Ulster County Public Defender 18 Lucas Avenue Extension Kingston NY 12401 46.9 miles from 12077 845-340-3234

Warren County Public Defender 1340 U.s. 9 Lake George NY 12845 53.4 miles from 12077 518-761-6207

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What is the difference between a Public Defender and a Court-Appointed Lawyer?

Public Defenders are essentially employees of a public agency whose mission is to represent indigent defendants. Court-Appointed Lawyers are private practice attorneys that are contracted to provide representation to indigent defendants. Court-Appointed Lawyers may be utilized in cases where the Public Defender does not have the capacity to take on additional cases or where there is a potential conflict of interest for the Office of Public Defenders. Sometimes, the term Court-Appointed Lawyer is used to refer to both Public Defenders and private practice attorneys.

What are Community Defender Organizations?

Community Defender Organizations are non-profit defense counsel organizations that are funded by the federal judiciary. They provide legal representation to the poor as an alternative to Federal Public Defender Offices in some U.S. Districts.

How does a defendant qualify for a Public Defender's representation?

The court will determine whether a defendant qualifies based on their income level. The defendant may be required to provide financial documents and cost estimates from one or more attorneys in order to demonstrate an inability to afford representation.