Marcea Clark Tetamore, Esq.
Livingston County Government Center
6 Court Street, Room 109
Geneseo, New York 14454
Fax: (585) 243-7193
Mon. - Fri. 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM June 1st thru Sept 30th
Mon. - Fri. 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Oct 1st thru May 31st
Closed 12:30 to 1:30 PM and all Legal Holidays
The Public Defender is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to provide legal representation for cases in Livingston County. She is responsible for defending indigent people who are unable to afford private counsel. Individuals seeking representation must complete an application and provide financial information to prove financial need. The Public Defender’s Office provides representation in criminal court handling felonies and misdemeanors and Family or Surrogate Court. The Public Defender has the authority to appoint Assistant Public Defenders, paralegal assistants, secretarial and clerical assistants. The five Assistant Public Defenders are James McCann, Esq., Kelly J. Donohue, Esq., John J. D'Arpino, Esq., Christopher J. Laragy, Esq. and Ann E. Connor, Esq.
If you would like to apply for a Public Defender in Livingston County, please fill out an application for either Family Court or Criminal Court. If you would rather receive an application by mail or fax, please call us at 585-243-7028.
If your case is not a Livingston County case, please click the link below.