State Bar Recognition For Ulster County Chief Assistant Public Defender

Posted September 26, 2013

Ulster County Chief Assistant Public Defender Majer Gold was honored as the recipient of the New York State Bar Association’s 2013 Denison Ray Award.  Named in memory of Denison Ray, a career legal activist who led legal services programs in New York and other states, the statewide biennial award recognizes staff attorneys employed by a public defender, conflict defender or nonprofit corporation based on the overall quality of their legal representation and their efforts to inspire, mentor and support colleagues.

Ulster County Public Defender Andrew Kossover commented “Majer Gold was chosen for his standards of excellence and his wonderful support and mentoring of other members of the Ulster County Public Defender’s Office.”  

County Executive Hein, in congratulating Mr. Gold, stated “Majer Gold exemplifies the highest level of professionalism that Ulster County has grown to expect from our employees.”