Public Defender - Criminal Division

The Public Defender, Criminal Division is charged with representing indigent criminal defendants throughout Oneida County and on appeal to the Appellate Division, Fourth Department and the New York State Court of Appeals.  His authority extends to the 42 city, town and village courts within the county, Oneida County Court and parole violations and appeals. His jurisdiction also includes the defense of inmates accused of committing criminal offenses while incarcerated in one of the three state correctional facilities within Oneida County and the Central New York Psychiatric Center.

We are now taking applications for Assistant Public Defenderand Confidential Investigator.
Click on “Employment Opportunities” for details.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Upcoming Criminal Track Programs for Fall, 2018
Criminal Track Materials “Fall 2018 Criminal Track Programs” “Saturday, September 15, 2018” “Mental Illness, Disabilities & Criminal Law: Myths, Sanism, Ethical Considerations & Characterizations:
A Guide to the Effective Representation of Clients With a Mental or Physical Disability
Useful Immigration Resources
Prior Criminal Track Program Materials
Frank J. Nebush, Jr., Esq.
Oneida County Public Defender, Criminal Division
250 Boehlert Center
321 Main Street
Utica, New York 13501
Telephone: 315.798.5870
Fax: 315.734.0364