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Assistant Public Defenders and Contract Attorneys

The Genesee County Public Defender is seeking two (2) full-time Assistant Public Defenders for our criminal court bureau and one (1) part-time Assistant Public Defender for our Family Court bureau.  A more detailed job description is available at the Human Resources link on the Genesee County website at www.co.genesee.ny.us.  Information about this office can also be found on that site. The deadline for applications for these positions is April 12, 2019.

We are also seeking qualified attorneys to contract with Genesee County to represent criminal defendants at off-hours arraignments (nights, weekends and holidays) in its local courts and Youth Part.  The attorney would report to the Public Defender and be on call for one week on a rotating basis.  The attorney would be paid for being on call, receive mileage reimbursement and an amount certain for an arraignment.  There is no deadline for applications for these attorneys.

Resumes can be sent by mail to Jerry Ader, Public Defender, at the County Courts Facility, 1 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020, by fax to 585-344-8553 or by e-mail to public.defender@co.genesee.ny.us.  Inquires can be addressed to Jamie Amburgey at the Public Defender’s Office by phone at 585-815-7815 or by e-mail at jamie.amburgey@co.genesee.ny.us.