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Posted by: Jaime Thompson - 11/9/2023
Job Expires: 12/31/2023
Attorney - 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.

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.

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

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