Finding a lawyer to represent you on your Criminal case depends on whether you can afford a lawyer. If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, you will have one assigned to you by the court.
If you know what office your attorney is from but forget the attorney’s name, call that office in the county where your case is. If you know the name of your attorney, but don’t know his or her location, you can try the Attorney Inquiry website.
If you don’t know which defender organization was assigned to your matter, you can call The Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense office in the borough you were arrested and someone will help you.
New York County (Manhattan)
Kings County (Brooklyn)
Richmond County (Staten Island)
The information in this document has been prepared by The Legal Aid Society for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. You should not act upon any information without retaining professional legal counsel.
Last Updated: 18 September 2019
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