Elan Cherney

Public Defender
Title: Assistant Public Defender
Phone: (518) 746-2200

Elan Cherney has served in the Washington County Public Defender’s Office for more than 35 years both as an Assistant Public Defender and as the Public Defender, handling numerous Criminal, Vehicle and Traffic, and Family Court matters.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and then Albany Law School, Mr. Cherney served for a number of years on the New York State Defender’s Association Board of Directors and is a member of the Washington County Bar Association.


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