Beatrice Havranek, County Attorney
Clinton G. Johnson, First Assistant County Attorney
Kristin A. Gumaer, Esq., Assistant County Attorney/Family Court
Marie F. Bing, Assistant County Attorney/Assistant Contract Manager
Robert J. Fisher, Assistant County Attorney/Family Court
Marisa J. Hansen, Assistant County Attorney
County Office Building, 5th Floor
244 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401
PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402-1800
Service by facsimile and email not accepted.
The Ulster County Attorney provides legal representation and advice on matters related to the actions and deliberations of all personnel and organizations within Ulster County government. The County Attorney is responsible for prosecuting and defending all civil actions and proceedings brought by or against the County of Ulster, the Ulster County Legislature, and any officer whose compensation is paid for from County funds for an official act.
The County Attorney either directs or actively participates in the following legal related activities:
- Opinions and legal research
- Contracts, agreements, leases
- Juvenile prosecution in Family Court
- Labor matters
The County Attorney is ethically prohibited from answering inquiries concerning how to file a claim against the County of Ulster, where and how to serve court papers on the County of Ulster, giving the public legal advice, and recommending an attorney.
The New York State Unified Court System offers a directory of lawyers in your area. You may also contact the New York State Bar Association at 1-800-342-3661 which offers a lawyer referral and information service.