United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York

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United States Northern District of New York counties.

The United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York is the chief federal law enforcement officer in 32 counties in the northern part of the State of New York. The current acting U.S. Attorney is Grant C. Jaquith who was named on July 1, 2017.

The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York has jurisdiction over all cases prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney. Its jurisdiction comprises the counties of Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, and Washington.

The court has offices in Albany, Binghamton, Plattsburgh, Syracuse and Utica. The court also holds court at facilities in Watertown.

History[edit]

The original District of New York, established in 1789, was divided in 1814 into the Southern and the Northern District. In 1900, the Western District, comprising 17 counties, was separated from the Northern District.

List of U.S. Attorneys for the Northern District of New York[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] USAtt NDNY official website