ACP coordinates the assignment of attorneys to represent individuals who cannot afford to retain an attorney in various Criminal and Family Court matters.
SAVE THE DATE: NYSDA | Discovery, Bail and Speedy Trial in 2020 and Beyond WHEN: Saturday, November 23, 2019 TIMES: TBD WHERE: DoubleTree 6301 State Route 298 East Syracuse, NY 13057 (Carrier Circle) REGISTRATION: Coming Soon!
NYSDA | CRIMINAL DEFENSE PRACTICE UPDATE 2019 WHEN: Friday, October 18, 2019 TIME: 9:00am – 4:05pm (registration starts at 8:30am) WHERE: Cayuga County Soil & Water Conservation District Natural Resource Center 7413 County House Road Auburn, NY 13021 COST: $50.00, includes lunch (ACP will reimburse for cost and travel with prior approval) REGISTRATION: Due by […]
Quarterly Panel Attorney Meeting is scheduled for: WHEN: Wednesday, October 23rd at 12 Noon, LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED! WHERE: CNY Philanthropy Center Ballroom, 431 E Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13202 Agenda to include legislative reform changes to bail and discovery and the implementation and mandatory training sign-ups of new database, IntelLinx. Please make every effort […]
This guide explains: the most common immigration actions affecting employers, recommendations for how employers can prepare, employers’ rights and responsibilities, and what employers can do after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) action. Important! This guide is general information. It is not legal advice. It is not tailored to your situation. […]
POSTING FOR MENTORS/Resource Attorneys As part of our initiative to provide professional support and resources to panel attorneys, the Onondaga County Bar Association Assigned Counsel Program is seeking high-caliber criminal defense attorneys to serve as mentors to less experienced panel attorneys. Mentors should have a minimum of eight years of criminal defense work including recent […]
2019-2020 NEW YORK STATE BUDGET LEGISLATION REENTRY LEGISLATION The legislation is in the Public Protection and General Article VII Bill (S1505-C/A2005-C), which can be found here: https://nyassembly.gov/leg/. The legislation was signed by the Governor, and thus enacted into law, on April 12, 2019. Part II: Reentry Legislation Subparts A-I (pages 35-43) remove mandatory bars on […]
Cynthia Feathers is the Director of Quality Enhancement for Appellate and Post-Conviction Representation at the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services.
Summary of Services Who We Serve ATTORNEYS: We provide technical assistance to attorneys who represent clients through the Onondaga County Assigned Counsel Program. CLIENTS: We provide Re-Entry Services to clients who reside in Onondaga County, primarily through referral from the Onondaga County Assigned Counsel Program, as well as “walk in” clients who […]
Onondaga County Assigned Counsel Program (ACP) is now accepting applications for panel attorneys interested in 18B Criminal, Family, Arraignment and Appeals Work. Click here for application information. All applications and requests for information will be kept confidential. NUTS AND BOLTS TRAINING All new panel applicants must participate in a Nuts and Bolts training. Our most […]