FEDERAL DEFENDERS NY
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52 Duane Street, 10th Floor New York, NY 10007
Our staff work together to provide comprehensive representation to our clients. We conduct thorough investigations, diligently counsel and advise clients about their options, and fight vigorously through motion practice and at trial. If our clients are convicted, we advocate on their behalf at sentencing by developing and presenting a full picture of their lives, not one defined exclusively by their mistakes. We also represent our clients on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals and, if possible to the United States Supreme Court... In each federal district, we have two offices. In the Eastern District we have offices in Brooklyn and Central Islip. In the Southern District, we have offices in Manhattan and White Plains... The Federal Defenders of New York began as a division of the Legal Aid Society after the Supreme Court's decision in Gideon v. Wainwright. In 2005, it became an independent, non-profit corporation dedicated solely to defending poor people accused of federal..