Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney: 2005 Report of Activities


The following sums were collected and remitted back to the

various departments (Total: $569,959.73).

This is a $47,628.07 increase in collections from last years’s

total, ($522,331.66).

The “total county cost” in the 2005

budget as adopted was only $118,249.00.

The County Attorney’s Office processed approximately 3,919 files

for the County in the calendar year 2005.

By law, the County Attorney is the legal advisor to the Board Of

Supervisors and every officer whose compensation is paid from county

funds in all matters involving an official act of a civil nature. The

County Attorney is initially responsible for the prosecution and

defense of all civil actions and proceedings brought by or against the

county, the board of supervisors and any officer whose compensation is

paid from county funds for any official act, except as otherwise

provided by law.

The County Attorney is also responsible for the origination,

presentment and prosecution of all Child Abuse, Neglect, Juvenile

Delinquency and Person In Need of Supervision petitions in Family


The County Attorney also represents the Commissioner of Human Services

and perform the duties of a “Social Services Attorney” or “Welfare

Attorney,” required under Section 66 of the Social Services Law of the

State of New York and any other applicable statute.

The County Attorney’s office staff current consists of Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney, Deputy County Attorney Frank Fisher,

Confidential Secretary Barbara Carr, Clerk-Typist Carol

Cunningham and Paralegal Carmina Russo.

The staff of the office looks forward to its continuing efforts

on behalf of the Board of Supervisors, the employees, citizens

and taxpayers of Seneca County.


Steven Getman Attorney Franklin & Gabriel Law Office

Steven Getman County Assigned Counsel, 2008-2011

Steven Getman Seneca County Stop-DWI Coordinator, 2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney, 2002-2007

Steven Getman Seneca County Social Services Attorney, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Attorney Midey & Swinehart, 1995-2001

Steven Getman Seneca County Public Defender, 1995

Steven Getman Seneca County Law Guardian Panel, 1992-1995


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