Chautauqua County Public Defender's Offices Remain Operative to Serve the Public During COVID-19

Submitted by gallagha on Tue, 04/07/2020 - 13:29


MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Public Defender’s Office is taking all necessary actions to ensure legal services will remain in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public Defender’s Office has reduced on-site staff following the official directives. However, its offices located in Mayville and Jamestown will remain operative to assist those in the community who need urgent legal representation under these extraordinary circumstances. Also, the Public Defender’s Office is implementing legal assistance by phone or video conference.  

The Public Defender’s Office hours in both locations, Mayville and Jamestown, continue to be Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

Mayville Public Defender's Main Office

Hall R. Clothier Bldg.

7 North Erie St., 1st Floor, Room 106

Mayville, NY 14757

Phone (716) 753-4376

Fax (716) 753-4751


Jamestown Public Defender's Office

Lynn Bldg. (The old Post Office)

300 E 3rd St. Suite #211

Jamestown, NY 14701

Phone (716) 661-8880

Fax (716) 753-4751


Please call to make arrangements for a telephone or video consultation of any urgent criminal matter. The Public Defender’s Office encourages the community to stay at home and avoid direct contact with others.



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