ULSTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE MIKE HEIN ANNOUNCES STATE BAR RECOGNITION FOR ULSTER COUNTY CHIEF ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER

Posted May 30, 2013

Kingston, NY - County Executive Mike Hein is pleased to announce that Ulster County Chief Assistant Public Defender Majer Gold has been selected to receive the New York State Bar Association’s 2013 Denison RayAward, named after a legal activist who led legal services programs. The County Executive stated, “Majer Gold exemplifies Ulster County employees’ high level of professionalism.  The Denison Ray award is a statewide award recognizing staff attorneys employed by a public defender, conflict defender or non-profit corporation based on the overall quality of their legal representation and their efforts to inspire, mentor and support colleagues.  It is an honor that Majer Gold and Ulster County were recognized.” 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.” The award will be conferred during a luncheon ceremony to be held at the New York State Bar Center, One Elk Street, Albany, New York, on Friday, June 14, 2013.