Located on the North West corner of 15th Street and West Street, across from the Ralph G. Caso Executive and…More Legislative Building, is the Nassau County Bar Association. This group was founded over 100 years ago and currently has over 6,000 members. It is noted as the largest suburban bar association in the United States. As a group, the members strive to give the best legal experience to customers that they defend. The members of the group are from all sides of the legal forum, including associates from large and small law firms, solo practitioners, government attorneys, court-appointed attorneys, ADA's and judicary officials.
The building that houses the Nassau County Bar association is quite unique. The brick structure features a lofty ceiling in the conference room that lets light in through numerous stained glass windows. The building also features its own dining hall for members and guests.
Located on the second floor of the Nassau County Bar Association building at the corner of Fifteenth and West…More Streets, this organization provides court-assigned attorneys in criminal-related cases.
The Assigned Counsel Defender Plan is now in its 45th year of providing legal representation to certain indigent defendants in Nassau County. The program is presently administered through the Nassau County Attorney's Office.
In July 1965, New York State County Law was approved and required the individual counties throughout the State to provide counsel, investigative services and other services to indigent persons accused of crimes.