13402 Public Defender Office

Find 13402 public defender offices. Public defenders provide information on lawyers, attorneys, criminal defense, DUI, DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, legal aid, bail, arraignment, trials and prosecutions.


Sherburne Public Defender 5 North Main Street Sherburne NY 13460 14.8 miles from 13402 607-674-4503


Oneida County Public Defender 411 Oriskany Street West Utica NY 13502 19.9 miles from 13402 315-735-6671

Chenango County Public Defender 12 Green Street New Berlin NY 13411 20.5 miles from 13402 607-847-8803

Oneida County Public Defender 100 West Court Street Rome NY 13440 22.3 miles from 13402 315-334-7012

Chenango County Public Defender 27 West Main Street Norwich NY 13815 25.0 miles from 13402 607-337-1873

Otsego County Public Defender 193 Main Street Cooperstown NY 13326 31.8 miles from 13402 607-547-8772

Syracuse Public Defender 4 South Clinton Street Syracuse NY 13202 34.8 miles from 13402 315-701-0080

Cortland County Public Defender 60 Central Avenue Cortland NY 13045 39.8 miles from 13402 607-753-5046

About Public Defender Offices

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.