2021-2022 Erie County Bar Foundation Campaign

1 – 1.00 FTE Assistant Public Defender (6th)

Wyoming County Public Defender
December 9, 2021
18 Linwood Avenue, Warsaw, NY
Job Type


SALARY:                  $70,000/YEAR (SCHEDULE G)
Plus benefits

CONTACT:               NORMAN P. EFFMAN, Wyoming County Public Defender 18 Linwood Avenue Warsaw, New York 14569.

Send resume and cover letter to attlegal@yahoo.com

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Admission to practice law in New York State; and

  1. Experience as an attorney in the practice of criminal appeals preferred; or
  2. A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the above employment standard and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
  3. Computer proficiency, including, but not limited to, word processing skills and computerized legal research.
  4. Limited number of local and County Court matters will also be assigned.

Knowledge of: all statutory laws related to practicing criminal law in New York State, including the Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Corrections Law, and Judiciary Law; trial and appellate court procedures; legal research methods; rules of evidence; standard legal office practice and procedures; and ethical and professional rules of conduct.

Ability to: effectively perfect criminal appeals; perform legal research; analyze and apply legal principles, facts, evidence and precedents in legal problems; present statements of law, facts and arguments clearly, logically and forcefully; both in written and oral format; maintain confidentiality and objectivity; manage assigned caseload; operate personal computer and computer applications used by the units; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of work; and interact well with the public.