Yates County has a new public defender following special meeting

Yates County has a new public defender.

The Finger Lakes Times reports that Steve Hampsey was unanimously appointed to the position during a special meeting of the county Legislature Monday.

He’s a 1981 graduate of Penn Yan Academy, as well as Valparaiso University and was admitted to the New York bar in 2015.

His term runs through the end of 2021.


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