The Assigned Counsel Program provides high-quality legal representation to all financially-eligible persons in the County of Erie who are entitled by law to counsel, thereby protecting society’s interest in the fair administration of justice.  The Program represents those who are unable to afford a lawyer in criminal, Family Court, parole-related, and appellate cases.

If you are an attorney interested in joining the Assigned Counsel Program for the first time, please use this long form application.

Attorneys resources can be found here: Attorneys may find resources at www.assigned.org/criminal or www.assigned.org/family.