St. Lawrence County Public Defender's Office
48 Court Street
Corner Building
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-379-2115
Fx: 315-386-8241

Interim Public Defender: 
James M. McGahan, Esq.

Assistant Public Defenders:
Bethany R. Crowhurst, Esq.- Family Law; Criminal Law
James T. Farrell, Esq. - Family Law; Criminal Law
David F. Huber, Esq.- Criminal Law
Steven G. Ballan, Esq.-Criminal Law
James L. Monroe, Esq.-Family Law; Criminal Law

Office Staff:
Legal Secretary: Kristen Reed
Legal Secretary: Caitlin Gollinger
Keyboard Specialist: Krista Balster
Clerk: Koren Smith


St. Lawrence County Public Defender

Change of Address

To submit a change of address or phone number to your Attorney, please email your request to: or call  (315) 379-2115. 

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